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(Taylorville)--Winners were announced in the 2nd day of chilli, verde, and salsa judging on Sunday, during the 27th annual Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest on the square.

 

In chilli judging, first place winner was Aldo Klinghammer of Taylorville, who won 750-dollars, a plaque, and the right to participate in the International Chilli Society World Championship in 2013. Second place winner was Julie Netser of Seymour, Indiana, who won 200-dollars and a plaque. Third place winner was Bob Hall of Taylorville, who won 100-dollars and a plaque.

 

In chilli verde competition on Sunday, Bob Dunn of Taylorville, a first time green cook, won first place, which earned him 200-dollars and a plaque. Second place winner was Georgia Weller of Rockton, Illinois, who won 50-dollars and a plaque; third place winner was David Thordarson of Bloomfield, Iowa, who won 25-dollars and a plaque.

 

In the salsa judging Sunday at the Greater Taylorville Chamber Chillifest, first place winner was Larry Lentz of Nicholasville, Kentucky, who won 100-dollars and a plaque. Second place winner was Georgia Weller of Rockton, Illinois, who won 25-dollars and a plaque. Third place winner was Julie Netser of Seymour, Indiana, who won a plaque.

 

More stories on this weekend's Chillifest, can be found by clicking the "Chillifest" icon on taylorvilledailynews.com.

 

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CAPTION TO PIX # 009: Winners in Sunday's chilli judging at the Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest included, back row from the left: 3rd place winner Bob Hall of Taylorville, Illinois; 2nd place winner Julie Netser of Seymour, Indiana; first place winner Aldo Klinghammer of Taylorville; and chilli cook-off organizer Tom Calvert. Front row, from the left: 2012 Little Miss Chilli Pepper 4-year-old Peyton Olivia Stark, the daughter of Kristina Stark of Taylorville; and 2012 Little Mister Chilli Pepper 6-year-old Clayton Worker, the son of Brad and Angie Worker of Pana.

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CAPTION TO PIX # 007: Winners in Sunday's chilli verde judging were, back row from the left: 3rd place winner David Thordarson of Bloomfield, Iowa; 2nd place winner Georgia Weller of Rockton, Illinois; first place winner Bob Dunn of Taylorville; and chilli cook-off organizer Tom Calvert. Front row, from the left: 2012 Little Miss Chilli Pepper 4-year-old Peyton Olivia Stark, the daughter of Kristina Stark of Taylorville; and 2012 Little Mister Chilli Pepper 6-year-old Clayton Worker, the son of Brad and Angie Worker of Pana.

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CAPTION TO PIX # 003: Winners in Sunday's salsa judging at the Taylorville Chillifest were, back row from the left: 3rd place winner Julie Netser of Seymour, Indiana; 2nd place winner Georgia Weller of Rockton, Illinois; first place winner Larry Lentz of Nicholasville, Kentucky; and chilli cook-off organizer Tom Calvert.

Front row, from the left: 2012 Little Miss Chilli Pepper 4-year-old Peyton Olivia Stark, the daughter of Kristina Stark of Taylorville; and 2012 Little Mister Chilli Pepper 6-year-old Clayton Worker, the son of Brad and Angie Worker of Pana.

 
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