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Boys & Girls Club wins big at Rootin' Tootin' Chili Cookoff

Sunday, February 19, 2012 | 3:45 p.m. CST; updated 6:07 p.m. CST, Sunday, February 19, 2012

COLUMBIA — The Rootin' Tootin' Chili Cookoff held Saturday raised $59,000 for the Columbia Boys and Girls Club.

In the seventh annual chili cookoff, 50 teams competed and 1,500 people were in attendance at the Columbia Expo Center at the Holiday Inn Executive Center. Tickets cost $10 each and a booth to compete was $125 to $150. Each team also fundraised.

All money raised went toward at-risk youth in Columbia.

Winners

Grand Champion Chili
1st: Universiti-Ts
2nd: Mediacom
3rd: Regions Banks

People's Choice Awards
(Attendees have five tokens to vote for their favorite chili)
1st: CORE 20
2nd: Missouri Credit Union
3rd: Emery Sapp & Sons

Biggest Bowl Award
(Most money raised)
1st: CORE 20
2nd: JES Holdings
3rd: Columbia Credit Union

Best Booth
1st: JES Holdings
2nd: Columbia Credit Union
3rd: Emery Sapp & Sons

Best Costume
1st: JES Holdings
2nd: Columbia Credit Union
3rd: CORE 20

Best Showmanship
1st: CORE 20
2nd: JES Holdings
3rd: Columbia Credit Union  

Non-traditional Chili Winner
Colorodoan Chili  

Rookie Award
MasterTech Plumbing 


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