Chili Cook Off

7th Annual Chili Cook-Off

Saturday, January 20, 2018
3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Fair Winds Brewing Company
Lorton, VA

Join us for the 7th annual Simple Changes Chili Cook-Off! This year we will once again be at Fair Winds Brewing Company, a local veteran-owned business.

Tickets start at $35 minimum donation per person. The General Admission ticket ($35) includes 2 craft beers, chili tasting and voting, and an extra bowl of one of our past award-winning chilis with all the fixin’s. The VIP ticket ($50) includes all of the above plus 2 extra craft beer tickets (4 total). Simple Changes is a tax-exempt organization (EIN 20-2045973).  $35 ticket ($22 donation) and $50 ticket ($27 donation).

There are a limited amount of tickets available so reserve yours today


Thank you to our generous sponsors! If you are interested in becoming a sponsor please mail a check to Simple Changes, P.O. Box 991, Lorton VA 22199. To sponsor online, please enter the appropriate amount in the Donation level via Eventbrite above. All sponsors will be recognized on our website and social media as well as on signage at the event. Deadline for sponsors to appear on signage at the event is Friday, January 12. Thank you!

Bronze – $250
Includes 4 General Admission tickets (see ticket description above)

Delegate Dave Albo (retired)
Brent Jurmu

Silver – $500
Includes 6 General Admission tickets (see ticket description above)

Gold – $1000
Includes 8 General Admission tickets (see ticket description above)

Martin & Casey Rizer
Corso-Winnard Family

The JDA Group

Chili Chefs!

Chili chefs will vie for bragging rights for the best chili this side of the Potomac!

Spots are open NOW for you to enter your chili to vie for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.

Please let us know by December 30th at if you’d like to compete.

If you have any questions or if you would like to be a sponsor contact us at

See you there!

For more info on Fair Winds Brewing visit their website at