And, the winners of the 2016 VES Chili Cook-Off are:
First place Best Chili: Rootin’ Tootin’ Chili
Second place: Super Chili
Third place: Greasy’s Chuck Wagon Chili
Best Booth: Slap Yo Grannie’s
People’s Choice: Chili Dogs
But, the evening wasn’t really about winning. A couple of hundred turned out for the event to raise funds. It was more about fun although it appeared that a lot of work went into the planning and decorating of booths. There were hippies and flower children, old women on walkers and with curlers in their gray hair, women with big hair and cowgirls with hair on their chest as well as jail birds. And, Elvis was in the building.