Chili Cook Off & Bloody Mary Contest

The Snowdown Chili Cook-Off and Bloody Mary Contest is one of Snowdown’s biggest events and one of its best FUNDRAISERS!

Date is Saturday February 3, doors open at noon, location is the La Plata County Fairgrounds and Events Center. The event ends at 2 pm. Get tasting tickets at the door, or buy them in advance at the presales event happening Friday February 2, 3:30 to 4:30 pm, at The Garage (121 W. 8th Street).


Chili and Bloody Mary Entrants:

We are always looking for more local businesses to compete in these events. Does your business want to be a part of Snowdown but you do not have time to create an event? Be a part of the Chili Cook-Off and/or Bloody Mary Contest!

This is a great team building and marketing opportunity that is open to all businesses, groups, clubs and other organizations that want to get their name out there, have fun, win great prizes and raise money for Snowdown! Individuals welcome too. Did I mention that we provide the Vodka?!?

Put together a team, get your best costumes and chili and bloody mary recipes, join in on the fun and promote your business while raising money for Snowdown!!!

  • When: Saturday February 3, 2024
    • Chili Cooks: 7:00AM – 2:00PM
    • Bloody Mary Contestants: 7:00AM – 2:00PM
    • Open to the public for Samples: Noon – 2:00 PM
  • Where: La Plata County Fairgrounds and Events Center
  • Open to: All Local businesses, groups, clubs, organizations and individuals
  • Why: Have fun! Get your name out there! Win Prizes!
  • Registration form will be posted at this top of this page soon.

Click HERE for rules and info on the Chili Cook-Off.

Click HERE for rules and info on the Bloody Mary Contest.

Click HERE to Register.

CONTACT: Greg Yucha: or 970-382-0788  


*Vodka will be provided to all Bloody Mary Contestants!