MISSOURI STATE CHILI COOKOFF RESULTS
The August 3rd event was at the Appleshed in Clarksville, Mo. and sponsored by Raintree Arts Council a non-for-profit organization to provide Arts and programs for Pike and Lincoln County, Missouri.
I want to thank all the cooks who traveled from Ohio, Wisconsin, Iowa, Indiana, Arkansas, Illinois and Missouri to this event.
Thanks to Jeff Netser to be the watcher for the cooks.
Thanks to All the Board members who were great support for the event. To all the sponsors, friends and family who supported the Raintree Arts Council.
Thanks to Bill Blakey who has been the life line of support to make the event a success.
The Band Everyday People was well recieved by the crowd. They hailed from St. Louis.
SOOOOOO the winners are
Anything Goes ( the event that is judged like red.but is supplied to the public for tickets to raise money)11 cooks
Tie for 2nd Larry Wright - St. Charles, Mo
George Rives - Eolia, Mo
1st Place Henry Stephens - Lake Horn Mississippi
Salsa 13 cooks
3rd Place Roy Tobey - Beebe, Arkansas
2nd Place Robin Seuferer - Iowa
1st place Nick Groesch - Chambersburg, Illinois
Chili Verde 12 cooks
3rd Place Lloyd Weir - Normal, Il.
2nd Place Tom Hoover - Columbus, Ohio
1st Place Henry Stephens - Lake Horn, Miss. This is the Hat trick He was VERY EXCITED
Red Chili 17 cooks
5th place Mark Hurt - Tolono, Il
4th Place Kristi Toby - BeeBe, Ark
3rd Place Nick Groesch - Chamberburg, Il
2nd Place Bob Hall - Taylorville, Il. was more than willing to take the place of
1st Place George Rives - Eolia, Mo. ( George is going to the WORLD)
Again Thanks so much for the patience of date change, the Misissippi River, sand bags and all that goes with it.