Join the Ruston Chamber at the Railroad Park Downtown for the 3rd Annual Battle for the Paddle Chili Cook-Off after the Ruston Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade, and take part in tasting Ruston’s finest chili recipes from competing teams!

Come cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award at the event! Tasting tickets are $1 each and include a token for voting.

Enjoy the Cypress Springs Elementary School (3-5 grades) Choir at 12 p.m.

Want to enter the Battle? Deadline to register is December 11th. Fee is $100. Register online.

Cooking begins: 6 a.m.

Judging: 11 a.m.

Public Tasting: 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Awards: 12:30 p.m.


1st – Paddle & $500

2nd – Spoon & $150 gc

3rd – Spoon & $100 gc

People’s Choice – $200 gift basket

For more information and a registration form contact the Chamber!