Chili Cook Off

8th Annual Chili Cook-Off

Saturday, January 26, 2019
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Fair Winds Brewing Company
Lorton, VA

Join us for the 8th 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 in addition to chili tasting and voting. Simple Changes is a tax-exempt organization (EIN 20-2045973) and the $35 ticket includes a $22 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 11. Thank you!

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

Tom & Cindy and Associates

Jim York

Bonita Harris, Weichert Realtors

Diane Hopkins/Don Fowler
Timothy Rizer
Eileen Hanrahan

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

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

The JDA GroupThe Corso Winnard Family

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 January 20th 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