Tupelo Chili Fest winners announced

TUPELO – Thirty-eight teams competed for the bragging rights of best chili and more Friday at downtown’s 10th annual Chili Fest. Winners include:
• Crowd Favorite (People’s Choice): Mitchell Distributing
• Make Ya Wanna Slap Your Mama Good! (1st Place): America’s Most Wanted Chili
• Better Luck Next Year (2nd Place): Ikon Swashbucklin Scallywags
• Serve It Up Right (Best Presentation): Community Bank
• Everything but the Kitchen Sink (Most Original Recipe): Up In Smoke
• Mystifying Oomph (Most Unique Taste): Renasant Renegades
• Rowdiest Cooks! (Best Team Spirit): Shockleys
• Sauciest Get-Up! (Best Costumes): Ikon Swashbucklin
• Most ‘Souped’ Up Kitchen (Most Creative Tent): The McCarty Co.
• Supreme Scheme (Most Original Theme): The Spice is Right
• 2009 AT&T Big Pepper Award: Ikon Swashbucklin Scallywags

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