Chili Cook-Off

SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, September 23, 2023

Time: 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Location: 6th & Main (Newton)

A FUN way to raise money to make a difference for thousands of Harvey County residents. This is the 16th year for the popular, annual event where proceeds go to the Annual Campaign. Over a thousand people gather together in downtown Newton for fun, food and entertainment.

Taste Chili entries from over 20 booths hosted by non-profit organizations, businesses, schools, government and more!

Vote for your favorite to win the People's Choice Award! Bring your dollars and spare change to cast your vote.

Please check our Facebook page for updates.


Download the sponsorship form here! 


DEADLINE September 21, 2023
Buy your tickets in advance, NO REFUNDS and SAVE!
Advance tickets = $5, At the Gate = $8.
Tickets purchased today will be available for pick up at the "WILL CALL" gate (North side - alley behind Prairy Market).


Want to enter your own tasty Chili into the competition? Download the Registration form here and return to United Way. You can send your fees by check with your registration form, or pay for your fees online

All booth participants can also download the Participant Guide here.

It costs $100 to enter the competition before September 15th. After, registration costs $125.

For More Information, contact:

Dalton Black, HCUW Executive Director -

Committee Chair: Rick Toews, Union State Bank

Thank you to our sponsors for the 2023 Chili Cook-Off: