It was a great turnout with perfect weather for this year's cookoff.
Everybody had a chance to visit as well as sample a range of takes on chili - lots of chili, good, even great, chili
Everybody turned out for the Hot Chili eating contest, mostly to watch, with a few brave souls in it to win it. Winner was Clayton Miley, who was grateful for the milk on hand.
Best booth went to Van Buren County Special School
First runner-up was Simmons Bank
Susan Weaver with the People's Choice Award
Lots of fun and carrying on throughout the event
Second Runner Up went to Petit Jean Electric
Boston Mountain Rural Health won Grand Champion
A special award by Tony Soyani, presented by Judge Susan Weaver, went to the Clinton Parks Department for all its hard work in preparing for the event.