Chili Cook-off winners announced


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The $1,000 first place winners of the Chili Cook-off are, from left, Melissa Brumbaugh, Nate Dawson and Tara Harper, whose team name was Fire Flye Chili. They won with a total score of 191 points.

The $1,000 first place winners of the Chili Cook-off are, from left, Melissa Brumbaugh, Nate Dawson and Tara Harper, whose team name was Fire Flye Chili. They won with a total score of 191 points.


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The $1,000 first place winners of the 10th annual Simon Kenton Chili Cook-off on Sept. 24 were Melissa Brumbaugh, Nate Dawson and Tara Harper, whose team name was Fire Flye Chili. They won with a total score of 191 points.

Additional winners

Second Place, $500. 190 points, Friends of Champaign Health District

Third Place, $300. 183 points, Saturn Chili – Nancy Armstrong, team captain

Fourth Place, $200. 153 points, Voodoo Chili – Scott Svancara, team captain

Fifth Place, $100. 150 points, Don’s Smoking Chili – Michele Adams, team captain

Best Salsa Contest

First Place, $100. Wanda Jenkins

Second Place, $50. Christy Bailey

Best Decorated Booth

First Place, $100. Aunt Bea’s Secret Chili

Second Place, $50. Fireball Chili

Jalapeno Eating Contest

First Place, $150. Zack Taylor

Second Place, $75. Jeffery Missing

Third Place, $25. Brennan Hess

Suck, Chew, Blow Contest

Winner: $25. Aaron Hess

Cornhole Tournament

First Place, $200. Luke/Barry

Second Place, $100. Red Rifle

Third Place $50.00 Ross/Todd

The $1,000 first place winners of the Chili Cook-off are, from left, Melissa Brumbaugh, Nate Dawson and Tara Harper, whose team name was Fire Flye Chili. They won with a total score of 191 points.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2016/11/web1_winner.jpgThe $1,000 first place winners of the Chili Cook-off are, from left, Melissa Brumbaugh, Nate Dawson and Tara Harper, whose team name was Fire Flye Chili. They won with a total score of 191 points. Submitted photo

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