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Welcome to the Texas Chili Cook-off on May 18th!  Get your tickets here! Tell everyone you're coming on facebook and Instagram!

The Texas Chili Cook-off is an annual event hosted by the Texas Exes New York Chapter.  All proceeds from the event benefit our scholarship endeavors. 

What you need to know for the event:

  • Chili Cook-off is Saturday May 18th
  • Your ticket to the event includes unlimited access to chili & queso (until it runs out), Shiner beer, Tito's Handmade Vodka, live music, DJ, and more!
  • VIP LEGACY - A limited amount of tickets are available for this all inclusive experience! The VIP Legacy ticket is for our distinguished guests who'd like to experience Chili Cook-off in the lap of luxury. Ticket holders will have a dedicated seating area, runners to bring drinks and chili, and a guaranteed tasting of all the finalist chilis and the opportunity to vote for your favorite for the Legacy Award winner. You will also receive our exclusive VIP swag bag. 
  • Volunteering for CCO - Heavily discounted tickets will be offered on a limited basis for anyone who is looking to assist with set-up and execution of the event. Click here for more information. 
  • Chili is made by amateur teams and restaurant teams. You will get to help choose a winner for both categories!
  • This will be the second year of our Queso competition! If you're interested in participating, email queso@texas.nyc for more information and requirements!
  • The Chili Cook-off is a rain or shine event. We recommend bringing a poncho in case of inclement weather! If you leave the event, your ticket will not re-scan to let you in, so please make sure to keep your wristband on. 
  • Location - The Boat Basin Cafe (map)
  • The event is from 1pm - 6pm
  • How to get in - tickets are purchased via Eventbrite.  When you purchase, you will have two options... Print at Home or Mobile Ticket. Just like any concert or sporting event you have been to, you will be required to show and scan your ticket for entrance to the event. Please note, tickets can only be scanned once and will deactivate after scanned. Questions about your tickets? Contact Eventbrite Customer Service.


Ticket Pricing Dates

Texas Exes Membership  Pricing 

Non-Texas Exes Pricing 

VIP Legacy Pricing 

3/2-4/8 Early Bird Tickets:




4/9-5/5 Regular Tickets:




5/6-5/18 Last Chance Tickets:





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