2020 Chugwater Chili Cook-Off

35th Annual Chugwater Chili Cookoff Canceled

35th Annual Chugwater chili Cook-off is canceled for 2020, but we are looking forward to 2021!! Be prepared for more excitement and an expanded schedule of events! Thank you for your understanding!

2020 cancellation release

Wyoming’s State Championship Chili Cook-Off
Saturday June 20th, 2020

Join us on Saturday, June 20, 2020 for the 35th Annual Chugwater Chili Cook-Off, Wyoming’s spiciest hometown event!  All the fun takes place at Staats Park in Chugwater, Wyoming.

Check back soon to see what events we have planned for 2020

There’s something for the whole family in 2020!

  • Chili tasting, including a People’s Choice Award!
  • Car Show complete with trophies!
  • Kids games, crafts and an updated outdoor playground
  • Shopping at our food and product vendors
  • Adults-only Beer Tent
  • and this year, a Ranch Rodeo!

2019 Live Entertainment

Lendon James and the Highway 34 Band

Prairie Wildfire

Tris Munsick & The Innocents

Flint Hill Special

The cook-off is a nationally recognized event through the Chili Appreciation Society International (CASI.)  It is open to anyone with a passion for chili, whether it’s cooking it, tasting it or celebrating it!

Supporting Local Communities

Your support of our event since 1986 benefits our community, including local nonprofit groups like the Chugwater School Student Organizations (FFA and FBLA), Chugwater Volunteer Fire Department, Chugwater Historical Unity Group, Chugwater Housing and Economic Development and the Chugwater Community Center.

Join us every year!

The Chugwater Cook-Off is always the third Saturday of June (the Saturday before Father’s Day). What a great tradition to kick off Father’s Day weekend every year!

Thanks to our 2019 Sponsors!