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The Taylorville Square was the place to be last weekend with at least 90 venders lining up the square. Many competitions took of the Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest stage on Saturday. One of which was the Chilli Eating Contest where participants received 4 bowls of chilli, and the first one that ate all 4 bowls within 10 minutes was the winner.

 Steven Toberman from the new store Aaron’s won the competition, finishing his 4 bowls of chilli in just 2 minutes. Coming into the competition he explained to Jared Schaefer, who was live at the Chillitfest, his game plan.

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Toberman was presented with a trophy and will be given a special shirt compliments of the Taylorville Chamber.

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 Other local celebrities who competed in the completion were Logan Kohlrus from Del’s Popcorn Shop and Taylorville High School principal Bob Richardson.

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