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Year 24 is History!

Please Help us Thank our Sponsors

and the Winners

Chilimania is home to the Wisconsin State Championship CASI-Sanctioned Chili Cook-Off, a Traditional Chili Cooking Contest, and a Salsa Contest
Please Note:  The CASI Contest is Chili-Grind Only!

Downtown Edgerton, Wisconsin
Chilimania, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization

The mission of Chilimania is to promote the Edgerton business community, social responsibility, and to raise funds to support the education of our youth.



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The Original Chilimania!

It all began in 1990 on a cold, wet autumn day.  Dreamers, planners, cookers, musicians and skeptics, all together for the first of many fun-filled Chilimania festivals!

tabasco.gif (2115 bytes)There are no more skeptics!   Chilimania is arguably one of the Midwest’s, if not the country’s, most entertaining and well organized chili cook-off competitions.   Stop by for a bite, some entertainment, or try your hand at one or more of the chili cooking contests. 

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Admission to Chilimania

Admission to Chilimania is $6 at the gate, with children under 12 admitted free if supervised by an adult. 

Chilimania Sponsors

PLEASE support our sponsors by considering them
for products and services, and by saying along

with everyone who helps make Chilimania possible,
"Thank You for Supporting Chilimania."




Habanero Level


Reitz Dental



Cayenne Level


Dr. David Luellwitz, D.O.

Serrano Level

New Composite Partners



Jalapeno Level




Motor Parts & Exhaust, LLC/Bumper To Bumper

C & M Printing

Decoy Bar and Grill

Steve Thompson













Piggly Wiggly Edgerton

Southern Wisconsin News Company

Joe Schweighardt

Millar Grain Service


Ehlert Funeral Home

Hair Doctors Inc.

R.T. Fox Contractors, Inc.

Arnie Lund Painting

Badger Rental

Edgerton Gear, Inc.

Pelsue Orthodontics

Special Thanks to the Following Businesses for Their Support.

Roethe, Krohn, Pope LLP       Edgerton Reporter       Lein Oil Company

Sara's Health & Fitness        Ron Wahl         Nelson-Young Lumber Co.

Rebholz Gas & Electric           PS Cre8tive         Rudisill Family LLC

Frontier Communications               Chase Bank



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