Eleventh Annual Chili Cook Off

Tyler Rotary Club’s 2013 11th Annual Chili Cook-Off was a huge success raising funds for Texas Missions of Mercy, the eradication of Polio, and medical trips to Central and South America. As well as local programs to benefit our schools and students.

Official Results 2013

Chili Winners

  1. Karen Bowden, Malakoff, TX
  2. David Manske, Fort Worth, TX
  3. Christy Powell, Denton, TX
  4. Tammy Russell, Benton, LA
  5. Patty Meyers, Palestine, TX
  6. Larry Russell, Shreveport, LA
  7. Jimmy Rodgers, Denton, TX
  8. Frances Sullivan, Euless, TX
  9. Micah Jenkins, Gilmer, TX
  10. David Trice, Hallsville, TX

Showmanship Winners

  1. Duk Dynasty – Whitehouse, TX
  2. Fire Wagon – Flint, TX
  3. Lagniappe 2 – Shreveport, LA


  1. Larry Russell, Shreveport, LA
  2. Kay Lefler, Bardwell, TX
  3. Kelly Walker, Marshall, TX


  1. Luke Williams
  2. Audrey Williams
  3. Bailey Martin

People’s Choice

Duk Dynasty – Sam Lackey, Whitehouse, TX

Sponsors and Supporters

Tyler Rotary Club 2013 11th Annual Chili Cook-Off acknowledges the following with grateful appreciation.

Platinum Chili Bowl Sponsors & Supporters

Bank of Tyler
Carl & Evelyn Bochow Sr.
East Texas Radio Group
Gleiser Communications
Reynolds Broadcasting Company
TownSquare Media

Gold Chili Bowl Sponsors & Supporters

7 Graphics, Inc
Citizens 1st Bank
Clara & Gene O’Donnell
D. M. Edwards – Investments
David and Lisa Hill
Frandy’s Enterprises, LLC dba Office Pride
Gillian and James Sheridan
Hibbs-Hallmark & Company
JAANN Company
MidSouth Bank
Pressley Real Estate
Smith Tank & Equipment Company
Solocron Group, LLC
Texas Bank and Trust
United Heritage Credit Union
Aaxion Inc – Kent Clifton

Silver Chili Bowl Sponsors & Supporters

American Gold and Diamond
American State Bank
Audibel Hearing Aid Centers
Butler Alignment & Brake, Inc.
Carter BloodCare
Country Inn & Suites and Comfort Suites
David F. Nichols, D. D. S. & Travis G. Heaton, D. D. S.
Dixie Paper Company
George and Sharon Moses
Gollob Morgan Peddy PC
Heritage Land Bank
Homer and Diane Mohn
Income Portfolio Strategies
Jim and Bonnie Wimberly
Johnny Cace’s Seafood and Steakhouse – Longview
Leland and Linda Ferguson
Michael and Suzann Mahfood/Group M7
Mike and Donna Metke – Tyler Junior College
Northeast Texas Public Health District
Old Glory Insurance Company
One O’Clock John and Thelma Ruth Childs
Ramey & Flock P. C.
Secure Payment Solutions, Inc.
Skillern’s Business Systems, Inc
SouthSide Bank
Specialty Restoration of Texas, Inc.
Superior Fleet Service, Inc.
Texas Bank and Trust
Town & Country Services
Tyler Morning Telegraph
University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler
WC Square Inc. Shopping Center
William R. Clyde, D. D. S., Inc.
Wilson, Robertson and Cornelius, P. C.

Bronze Chili Bowl Sponsors & Supporters

Ark Assurance Group
Aaxion Inc – Kent Clifton
Arthritis and Osteoporis Clinic of East Texas
Bill Beasing, CLU, ChFC – Northwestern Mutual Life
Brelsford Personnel
Carla Beck
Charles and Fran Hall
Chip and Rosemary Jones
Earle D. Crim, Jr., P.C.
Firestation Auto Center
Flying H Trucking
James W. Volberding, Attorney
John G. Payne, P. C.
Michael and Susan Stevens
Michael J. McNally
Pam and Dent Shillinglaw
Petty’s Irrigation and Landscape
R. Britt Ruby, D.D.S.
Robbie and Sara Campbell
Sentry Wealth Advisors
South Tyler Rotary Club
Stop Mole
Susan Brown
The Green Grass Golf Group
Tyler Junior College
Tyler’s Ice
Tyler Welders Supply, Inc.
University of Texas at Tyler
UPS Store
Vicki Sorrell – Merrill Lynch
W. C. Hauk C. P. A.