Hanover Chili Cook Off
The 20th anniversary of Hanover’s Chili Cook Off included more than 20 competitors hoping to make an impact on the judge’s taste buds. Ghon Eckley, chief judge for International Chili Society, and his wife, Kim Eckley, chief scorekeeper, were located in the back corner of the field, away from any onlookers who might sneak a peak at the judges table. One might think tasting chili and salsa is the fun part, but there is a science and set of requirements that must be met, they said. The couple has cooked chili since 1990, Kim Eckley said, and started judging in the last six years.
The Hanover Chili Cook Off is a community staple for family entertainment, chili tasting and fund-raising for local nonprofit organizations, all built around the PA State Chili Cooking Championship. HanoverChiliCookoff). Children 12 and under and active military with ID – FREE. Info: www. Tickets: http://www. Good food and beverage concessions too!
Photo ID required No pets, tents or coolers, please! HExw. Music by two local bands, The Kelly Bell Band, a magician, a juggler, a face painter and many varieties of chili are the highlights of the day. Tickets $10. Contact: hanovercookoff@yahoo. Guthrie Memorial Library, Hanover Borough Office and online everywhere from our Facebook page