Beaufort News

Jaycees chili cookoff scheduled Oct. 17 in Beaufort

The Lowcountry Jaycees will host an International Chili Society sanctioned cookoff Oct. 17 at Southside Park in Beaufort to benefit Jaycee Camp Hope.

The second annual Party in the Park Chili Cookoff is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and features two levels of competition: traditional red chili and homestyle chili. Teams can register at

Gates open at 11 a.m. Admission is free.

Purchase all-you-can-taste chili wristbands for $20 each online at or at the gate on event day.

For more information, contact Robin at or Melanie Ott at