Who's ready for some great chili? Do you or someone you know make great chili? Do you want to put it to the test? Get ready for Self Creek Lodge and Marina's 7th Annual Chili Cook-Off up the road on Lake Greeson in Kirby, Arkansas on Saturday, October 27.   

The chili teams will start cooking around 10AM and the tasting will get started around noon. Deadline to enter is October 20.

Awards will go to:

1st Place - 2 Nights Lodging at Mountain Harbor Resort

2nd Place - Party Barge Rental at Self Creek Marina

3rd Place - $50 Store Credit (excluding fuel) Plus a Pizza Dinner and Drinks at Self Creek Marina

People's Choice: 2 Nights Lodging at Self Creek Marina and Lodge

Judging will begin at 2PM. Oh, and I am honored to be one of the judges again this year! I do love chili so I'm ready!

There will also be an auction with some great giveaways! All proceeds benefit Ryan's Call Foundation. According to their website, Ryan Swain was only 17 when he drowned in a duck hunting accident in 2013. Ryan's family set up the Ryan's Call Foundation to help other youth dealing with a sport's or other outdoor injury and to promote safety education and drowning prevention.

For more information about the Chili Cook-off contact Self Creek Lodge and Marina at (870) 398-5000 or go to their Facebook page.