Eighth Annual Chili Cook Off

Tyler Rotary Club’s 2010 Eighth Annual Chili Cook-Off was a huge success raising funds for improvements at the St. Louis School, the city’s public school campus for students with learning disabilities, and for the Texas Missions of Mercy, which provides health care to natives in a South American jungle.

Official Results 2010

Chili Winners

  1. Tom Esford, Trinity, TX
  2. Roger Evans, Flint, TX
  3. Bear Reynolds, Longview, TX
  4. Spud Griffin, Arp, TX
  5. Chris Griffin, Flint, TX
  6. Susan Burgess, Baytown, TX
  7. Nat Ariolla, Bullard, TX
  8. Jim Conley, Round Rock, TX
  9. Vicki Esford, Trinity, TX
  10. John Daniels, Winona, TX

Showmanship Winners

  1. Freedom – John Daniels, Winona, TX
  2. Bear’s Chili – Bear Reynolds, Longview, TX
  3. Renegade Chili Rovers I – Vicki Esford, Trinity, TX

People’s Choice Chili


Media Competition


Sponsors and Supporters

Tyler Rotary Club 2010 8th Annual Chili Cook-Off acknowledges the following with grateful appreciation.

Platinum Chili Bowl Sponsors & Supporters

First Presbyterian Church
Gleiser Communications, LLC: KTBB – KDOK – KEES Radio
Portraits By Bryan – Bryan Rockett
Tyler Woman’s Building – Shellie Arnold, Manager

Gold Chili Bowl Sponsors & Supporters

D.M. Edwards
Gene and Clara O’Donnell
Hibbs-Hallmark & Company
Judi’s Carrier
CBS 19
ClearChannel: KNUE – KTYL – 96X – KISS
“The Ranch” at KKUS
Smith Tank & Equipment Company
SouthSide Bank
Tyler Beverages – Tyler’s Ice
United Heritage Credit Union

Silver Chili Bowl Sponsors & Supporters

American Gold & Diamond Exchange
Carl & Evelyn Bochow, Sr.
David Nichols, D.D.S.
George Moses
Gillian & James Sheridan
Jim Wimberly
John Minton
Leland & Linda Ferguson
Maddox Air Conditioning, Inc.
Mitch Henderson
Nutech, Inc.
One O’Clock John & Thelma Ruth Childs
Presley Real Estate – Lindale
Secure Payments Solutions, Inc.
Sellers Patterson Insurance
Sonoma Grill – Fish City Grill
The Tyler Paper – Tyler Morning Telegraph
Tyler Junior College
WC Square Inc. Shopping Center
Wilson, Roberts & Cornelius, P.C.

Bronze Chili Bowl Sponsors & Supporters

Ark Assurance Group
Bill Beasing, Northwestern Mutual
Brookshire’s Grocery Company
Brown, Bauman & Smith A Professional Corporation
Charles & Fran.Hall
Colonial Tyler Care Center
Doug Flatt
Douglas & Associates Insurance
Express Employment Professionals
Jim Franz
Green Grass Golf Group
Henry Bell
Holiday Inn Express South
John G. Payne, PC
Jon Pressley
Justin Holt
McNally & Patrick, L.L.P. Attorneys
Meadow Lake – A Senior Living Community
Michael Gollob
Robbie & Sarah Campbell
Sellers Patterson Insurance
State Representative Leo Berman
Stewart Family Funeral Home
Stop Mole
Susan Robinson Collection, Inc.
The Flooring Store of Tyler
The University of Texas at Tyler – Merle & Rod Mabry
Thompson-Hicks Insurance
Vasso & Associates – Ameriprise
W. C. Hauk, CPA