Online registration available for TU College of Law's annual Chilifest

Monday, March 10, 2008

 Published on 3/10/08

Team registration is now available online for the annual Chilifest Cookoff at The University of Tulsa College of Law. This year marks the first time the event includes online registration, which is available at:

Team registration may also be submitted by phone or email to Muriel Hakim, the law school’s alumni coordinator, at (918) 631-3320 or

Doors open for the event, which is being held for the first time on the arena floor of the Donald W. Reynolds Center, at 7 p.m. on April 4. There is no admission fee for those who would like to attend without competing.

“We hope that providing online registration will encourage more participation in the event,” said Chad McClain, chairman of the law school alumni association’s Chilifest committee. “Hosting the event at the Reynolds Center will provide more room than ever and we’re looking forward to a bigger and better event.”

All lawyers, judges, students and TU law school alumni are encouraged to enter their favorite chili recipe in one of four categories and compete for the coveted title of “Best Overall Chili.” The four categories are: best traditional chili, best non-traditional chili, most creative recipe and best presentation.

The TU College of Law provides an academically rigorous, yet congenial atmosphere with opportunities for scholarship, leadership and faculty mentoring. Students develop practical skills through participation with student-driven legal journals, award-winning moot court teams, two on-campus clinics and a new pro bono program. Joint interdisciplinary degrees include a JD/MBA and JD/MTAX and unique specialties include energy and environmental law and Native American law. The Mabee Legal Information Center is recognized as one of the nation’s top university law libraries. The TU College of Law is one of the four colleges of The University of Tulsa, which is ranked among U.S. News and World Report’s Top 100 Universities. To find out more visit: