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Chili Announcement 260 pxJudges Meeting for NYC Chili Cookoff


Chili Judging 260 pxAnnouncing the Winners on the Steps of the Courthouse

Historic Richmond Town offers judging at the NYC Chili Cookoff.  To judge this International Chili Society event you need no prior experience.  You will be trained the day of the event by the head judges.

Taste some of the best food in the country!
 If you are interested in becoming a judge please call us at 718-351-1611 x. 241 or fill in the contact form below.


The NYC BBQ Cookoff is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society.  KCBS trains judges through their organization. Please contact them directly to be certified as a judge.

Judging for both events is fun and enjoyable but the judging is taken seriously.  There is a lot prize money on the line as well as the opportunity to advance to the world championships.  Once you are trained or certified you will understand the strict rules and processes.  You will also have what you need to be a good judge.  

We encourage members of the community to join us at these cookoffs as judges.  The experience is rewarding and you taste some of the best food in the country!





718 • 351 • 1611

Historic Richmond Town
441 Clarke Avenue

Staten Island, NY   10306

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Online Ticket Sales

Online tickets are available up until 3pm, two weekdays before the event. For  Saturday and Sunday events, tickets are available online until 3 pm Thursday.

Upcoming Events

  • Christmas in Richmond Town & Traditional Tree Lighting
    Sun - Dec 4, 2016 11:00AM
    Experience nostalgia all through the Historic Village.
  • Candlelight Tours
    Sat - Dec 10, 2016 5:00PM
    Visitors of all ages take a journey through three-hundred years of tradition as they discover how America's most festive season came to be.
  • NYC BBQ Cookoff 2017
    Sat - Apr 8, 2017 12:00PM
    NYC's only KCBS sanctioned cookoff for the whole family. Sample, stroll, quench and enjoy fun stuff with the kids.
  • NYC Chili Cookoff 2017
    Sat - Apr 22, 2017 12:00PM
    The internationally recognized ICS family event that includes chili sampling, judging, cash prizes, amusements, and live entertainment. Yum!
  • Father's Day Focus Tour
    Sat - Jun 17, 2017 1:00PM
    What did dad's workshop look like in the past?
  • Father's Day Focus Tour
    Sun - Jun 18, 2017 1:00PM
    What did dad's workshop look like in the past?
  • Independence Day Celebration
    Sat - Jul 1, 2017 12:00PM
    It's an old-fashioned, patriotic celebration of the classic American holiday. Get your hand-churned ice cream and a pie-full of traditional fun!



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