11th annual Chili Cook-Off fires up at LSU to benefit OLOL Children’s Hospital

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Are you ready to eat…some chili?!

The 11th annual chili cook-off is being held at the Parker Coliseum on LSU's campus on March 18 and 19. The event will be held each day from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

All proceeds from the cook—off will benefit the freestanding Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital, which is the second largest children's hospital in Louisiana.

Eighty-five contestants will put their cooking skills to the test. The teams include participants from 16 states and 3 countries and the categories include Red Chili, Chili Verde and Salsa.

Local celebrity judges will select the winners, but you will have a chance to vote, too. There will be an award for "People's Choice Chili."

The two-day event will also feature booths with a variety of food, drinks, goods, live music, a Spring Car Show, and the LSU Spring Garden and Craft Show.

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