1st Annual Chili Cook-Off

Announcing the first ever Chili Cook-Off Fundraiser to help NAMI Mahoning Valley’s mission of supporting Valley residents dealing with mental illness!


Calling all Chili Masters: Announcing our first ever Annual Chili Cook-Off to help NAMI Mahoning Valley in its mission to support residents of the Valley dealing with mental illness. Be the reason
someone in the Valley dealing with mental illness feels supported and heard. Register today as spots are limited!

Contestants must be registered by 02/16/2022. Register below as a cook-off contestant for a modest $25.00 entry fee, or to buy tickets to the event: $10.00 per person, children under 12 free. For your $10.00 you get a ballot to vote for your favorite and winners in several other categories.

Trophies for Best Overall Public’s Choice as well as most Unique Chili and HOTTEST chili! Contestants are free to promote their business and winners will also be chosen for best decorated table.

Join Us!

All of the funds we raise in the Valley stay here in the Valley and go towards building FREE programs, educating people, planning awareness raising events, helping people cope, helping rebuild lives, helping people live in recovery and so much more.

Ticket price $10.00, every ticket purchased gets a ballot to vote for your favorite chili and crown the Chili Master of the Mahoning Valley! Come out to support our Chili Cook-Off to enjoy many types of delicious chili just in time for the dreary Northeast Ohio winter!

Buy your tickets or enter as a contestant below:

Please select your registration type below based on whether you are registering as a guest (taster), or entering as a cook-off contestant. Children under 12 are free. 

If you would like to sponsor this event, please select your payment under the portion titled “Sponsor Payments” below. 

If you are sponsoring the event, please select your sponsor amount below:

Waiver of Release and Liability: I hereby waive all claims against NAMI, NAMI Ohio, NAMI Mahoning Valley, sponsors or event personnel for any injury I might suffer in this event. I also grant full permission for organizers to use photographs of me in legitimate promotions of this event including the website, social media and other marketing platforms. Each participant must sign below: 

Checks can also be made out to NAMI Mahoning Valley in the event that you do not want to submit your sponsors payments online, or cash taken in-person. Online donations can also be taken on this webpage. Remember all sponsorships & donations are tax deductible! 

Can't make it to the Annual Chili Cook-Off?

You can still make a donation with the donation box below. You may also email us at info@namimahoningvalley.org or call 330-727-9214 and we can arrange to pick up your contributions! If you'd like you can also drop them by our office at 201 Wick Ave, Youngstown, Ohio 9am-1pm. (Our offices are in the First Presbyterian Church Building).​

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Donation Total: $5.00

For information or questions, please e-mail us at info@namimahoningvalley.org, call or text us at 330-770-4975 or 330-727-9214. We can’t wait to see you at our 1st Annual Chili Cook-Off!

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