If you think you make the best Chili in East Alabama, then Downtown Gadsden has a way for you to prove it! The 9th Annual Downtown Gadsden Chili Cook-Off will be held on Saturday, February 6th and the registration deadline is quickly approaching. Individuals and Teams who want to participate must have their entry forms turned in by February 1st. The popular Chili Cook-Off will be held at the corner of 4th and Broad in Downtown Gadsden. Teams will arrive to start cooking at about 7am and the chili will be ready to serve to the public at Noon. Entry fee for the contest is $40 and you can get more information by calling Downtown Gadsden, Incorporated at 256.547.8696.