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CHILI BOWL: 200+ Entries with Deadlines Nearing

More than 200 entries have been filed for the 2024 Chili Bowl Nationals in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Image courtesy Chili Bowl Nationals. Photographer: Jacy Norgaard

Series News Release - Chili Bowl Nationals

Tulsa, Oklahoma (December 7, 2023) - Moving north of 200 entries for the 38th running of the Chili Bowl Nationals, the current count sits at 211 with drivers from 157 cities, 27 states, and five countries (USA, Aust. Can. Net. NZ) currently make up the list of Golden Driller hopefuls.


Among the earlier round of entries received is reigning Chili Bowl champion, Logan Seavey. One of 32 former A-Feature starters, the 2023 USAC Midget and Silver Crown Champion spent his year driving for Abacus Racing; Seavey will be defending his title behind the wheel of the Kevin and Jordan Swindell owned Victory Fuel No. 39, while Tyler Courtney jumps behind the wheel of the No. 57. The team recently posted the addition of David Gravel and Michael Pickens to their lineup of drivers as well.


Among the entries still on the way, teams are up against the early registration deadline, with the discounted rate expiring after this Friday, December 8, 2023.


Seven states are sending double-digit drivers so far. Oklahoma currently has 32 drivers entered, followed by Texas (19), Indiana (18), Missouri (18), Illinois (15), California (12), and Pennsylvania (10).


The full list of entries with owner, chassis, engine, and sponsor information can be found at


Starting Saturday, December 9, 2023, through Noon on Friday, January 12, 2024, the cost per entry goes up to $200. If entering by phone, the Chili Bowl office is open Monday-Friday, 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. (CT). Each entry must include a current W9 to indicate who will receive payment. Entries that do not have a completed W9 on file will not be added to a qualifying night.


Entry into the 2024 event is taken via mail to 1140 S. 83rd East Ave. Tulsa, OK 74112, by phone at (918) 838-3777, by fax to (918) 836-5517, and by email at



Changed just prior to the 2022 event, competitors under the age of 16 will be allowed to enter. All entries received by drivers under 16 years of age will go before an advisory committee. Only after being approved by the committee will a driver under 16 years of age be allowed to compete. A copy of a Birth Certificate will still be required to confirm the driver’s age.


The 38th annual Chili Bowl Nationals takes place January 8-13, 2024, under the giant roof of the SageNet Center in Tulsa, Okla. Fans unable to attend the Chili Bowl Nationals can watch every lap live at


Monday and Tuesday reserved seat tickets are on sale now by calling (918) 838-3777, along with a few scattered, single seats for the entire event. Monday and Tuesday tickets are $60 each. Four-day tickets are $245, five-day tickets are $305, and tickets for the full event are $365, plus tax (8.517%). All orders will be placed in Will Call.

Full event details are available at


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