Get your team ready for this hot summer event! The 2017 Wagonmasters Downtown Chili Cookoff. Are you ready? You can get in on the action with a $5 tasting kit that can be purchased at the event. Public tasting starts at noon and you’ll be able to sample more than 70 varieties of chili and salsa made by teams from Kansas and surrounding states. Competitors include cooks vying for a spot in the World Championship Chili Cookoff, groups of co-workers or friends cooking for fun, non-profits and restaurants. Chili categories include no beans, chili verde, red chili, home-style chili, anything goes and there’s also a salsa competition.