SC Chili Cookoff Championship
PO Box 190
Belton, SC 29627

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presents the

7th Annual South Carolina Chili Cook-Off Championship
Saturday, April 9th, 2016
Downtown Belton, SC

Thanks to everyone for a tremendous day at the 2015 SC State Chili Cook-Off. What a tremendous crowd and great competition!

2015 Winners List

3rd Steve Lusk
2nd Kevin Craft
1st Brad McElhannon

3rd Chris Galloway
2nd Jan Sprouse
1st Don Stuewe

3rd Diane Lentz
2nd Matthew Levy
1st Chris Galloway

3rd Terri Metzler
2nd Don Stuewe
1st Diane Lentz

2014 Winners List

Red: Dave Violette
Verde: Don Steuwe, FL
Salsa: Jim Lewis, MS
ICS Peoples Choice: Mississippi Gang
Amateur People's Choice - Steve Lusk, Chiquola

A sanctioned event** of the

Proceeds benefit 
Belton Interfaith Ministry Association
Belton Area Museum Association
Belton Center for the Arts



    The SC Chili Cook-off Championship is a not-for-profit organization. 



** The International Chili Association is a non profit organization that sanctions chili cooks with judging and cooking rules and regulations. These events are world wide and benefit charities or non profit organizations. All winners of ICS sanctioned cook-offs qualify to compete for cash prizes and awards at the "World Championship Chili Cook off" held each year in October. The ICS is the largest food contest festival organization in the world."


HOT TIP: The first chile powders were created around 1850 by chuckwagon cooks on the trail to feed cowboys.