City of Gadsden gets ready for 7th annual Chili Cook-off

      {}The Seventh Annual Chili Cook-off is planned for Saturday, February 1, 2014 in Downtown Gadsden. The cook-off will take place in front of the Mary G. Hardin Center for Cultural Arts. Teams will begin cooking around 7am and tasting will begin at noon.{}{}

      Judges will be sampling the chili and awarding prizes for first, second and third place. An award for crowd favorite will also be given. Tickets for the cook-off are $1 each or six for $5 to taste the various chili recipes.{}

      {}The deadline to participate is January 27.{} Entry fee is $40 and includes 2 T-shirts.{} Applications can be picked up at Downtown Gadsden, Inc. at 635 Broad Street or by calling (256) 547-8696.