November 4th, Noon to 4PM at Crystal Lake Brewing

Please come and join us in testing varieties of different chili, enjoying local craft beer, college football and general merriment. We will need your votes to determine the winner of the cookoff!!

All proceeds with be donated to Chicagoland Dog Rescue in Katie’s name. As many of you know Katie was an avid supporter Chicagoland Dog Rescue.  She loved spreading the word of rescue to all her friends and co-workers.  Katie fostered, adopted and volunteered her time with CDR.  She was a huge presence in the dog rescue world, and we are thrilled to be honoring her memory today!

We appreciate all your support.

Entry Ticket
Chili Cookoff 2023


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Signup & Event Information

We will have food , raffle baskets and a couple cute adoptable dogs with us.

A $20 ticket will get you a token for a beer and a chance to take part in the voting for the cookoff.

You may also sign up via email.  Simply send an email to with your full name and number of attendees, and you may pay the day of the event.

Location: Crystal Lake Brewing

Wish List

We rely on donated supplies for our rescued dogs. Every bit helps tremendously, and Chicagoland Dog Rescue and our dogs are very grateful for any support you can offer.


All proceeds from our merchandise sales and donations from partner retailers fund medical expenses, food and supplies for our rescued dogs.


We are proudly 100% volunteer-run. Our dogs depend on our volunteers for shelter, transportation, socialization, handling and training. Help is always welcome!


We are a non-profit, charitable 501 (c)(3) organization and all contributions are tax deductible. Your donation will be used to help rescue, rehabilitate and rehome dogs.