Ilion, NY (WIBX) - The 9th annual Chili Challenge to benefit the American Red Cross of the Mohawk Valley is taking place this Sunday from noon to 3:00 at Francesca's on East Main Street in Ilion.

Executive Director Andria DeLisle Heath says you'll be able to sample chili from seven local restaurants and eight amateur chili makers and vote for your favorite.

Tickets are $10 and kids under 12 are free.

They're are available at participating restaurants or by calling the Red Cross at 866-2890 or 733-4666.