Chili Cook Off

Chili Cook Off January 25, 2020 at Fair Winds Brewery & Tap Room in Lorton, VA. Tickets are $40.

Thank you to everyone who came out to support us at our 9th Annual Chili Cook Off! The event was a huge success. A special thanks to all of our chili chefs and especially our event sponsors!

Saturday, January 25, 2020
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Fair Winds Brewing Company
Lorton, VA

Join us for the 9th 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 $40 minimum donation per person. The General Admission ticket ($40) includes 2 craft beers in addition to chili tasting and voting. Simple Changes is a tax-exempt organization (EIN 20-2045973) and the $40 ticket includes a $20 donation.

Eventbrite - Simple Changes Chili Cook Off


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. 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 17. Thank you!

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

Pursuit Adaptive Sports & RecreationThe GoodHart GroupTom & Cindy and Associates
Monday Morning Hippo Team
Diane Hopkins & Don Fowler

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

Jennie McKinney

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

Bonita Harris, Weichert Realtors The JDA Group Roxana & Joe Cammarata

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 18th 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