Thank You for Registering!


  • Check in at the Coca-Cola stage before 10:00am on Saturday, November 10.
  • At check-in you will receive your contestant number and additional details regarding the judging process.
  • The competition will begin at 11:00pm on the Coca-Cola stage located in the Fan Zone. -10:30- Participates are asked to have their entry
  • The winners will be announced during the 3rd quarter of the championship game and receive prize packs and awards.



Contestants can submit an entry into one or more categories during the Coca-Cola/Food Lion Tailgate Cook-Off Contest.

  • Best Ribs
  • Best Chicken
  • Best Beef



  • Presentation of food entry.
  • Taste/flavor of food entry.
  • Tenderness of food entry.
  • Brand Inclusion: Use of Food Lion and/or Coca-Cola products/ingredients for recipe.
  • Creativity: Creation of unique name for your meat entry that relates to Food Lion, Coca-Cola or any CIAA member institution.

Food Lion is a proud sponsor of the CIAA for 25 years

Join us at the Salem Stadium on November 10, 2018 for the CIAA Football Championship.