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Chili Cook Off & June Challenge Winners

By admin | In Challenges, Events and Announcements | on July 12, 2011

We’re counting down to our first ever Chili Cook Off this Saturday post WOD at 12pm, which will give you time to shower up and pick up your chili before you head over. Brian and Anna have generously offered their place which is less than a warm up lap away from the gym. We have 5 entries so far and are in need of at least one more judge, even though Jake signed up twice to judge (hoping for double portions!). There will be a cash prize for 1st place so come on out and throw together your favorite chili recipe or help pick out the blue ribbon best. Judging will start promptly at 12:30pm so don’t be late!

If you’re stumped for ideas, google paleo chili recipes and you’ll find a smorgasbord of inspiration! Use them as a starting point, but try to put your own spin on it. There will be categories for overall taste, aroma, originality, and aesthetics (will consider others, so post to comments!).

Several sites have posted about the “official chili cookoff rules” as put forth by the International Chili Society (ICS), and it’s interesting to note that “Real (competition) chili contains no beans and is made from a combination of chopped or ground meats, liquids, herbs and spices including red chili peppers, otherwise known as traditional red chili or Texas red chili.”

If you’re interested in entering or judging, please post to comments!

Also we haven’t formally announced the June Challenge results yet! The winners of the RKC KB Snatch Test are: Holley (131 reps @26#) and Brian (111 reps @53#)! Congrats guys! Well done!


WOD 07.12.11

Press 3×5 or Wendler

As Many Reps As Possible in 2 minutes of:

Rope Climbs (sub Ring Rows)

Rest 2 minutes

Power Cleans

Rest 2 minutes

Box Jumps

Rest 2 minutes

Handstand Push Ups (Sub Negs, or HS Holds)

11 Comments to "Chili Cook Off & June Challenge Winners"

  • becky says:

    July 12, 2011 at 9:42 AM -

    i can’t believe there is an International Chili Society. jajaja.
    but how fun that you guys do things outside of the gym together. sigh.

  • Anna says:

    July 12, 2011 at 10:01 AM -

    Come home Becky!!!

  • becky says:

    July 12, 2011 at 10:19 AM -

    in the works my lil. in the works.

  • Michael H says:

    July 12, 2011 at 11:52 AM -

    I love Becky’s spanish laugh jajaja :) You should swing by this weekend for the cook off, it’s gonna be fun!

    1. ruth says:

      July 12, 2011 at 1:12 PM -

      Omg, I thought Becky’s laugh was her saying yes in some scandinavian language. I’m a dork!

    2. ruth says:

      July 12, 2011 at 1:13 PM -

      Oh and for those of you who know her, It’s Viv’s (Muscles) birthday today!!

  • becky says:

    July 12, 2011 at 1:12 PM -

    i refuse to enter carmageddon, Mike.
    I’m staying clear of LA this weekend. wish i could … good luck cookers!

  • Holley says:

    July 12, 2011 at 3:38 PM -

    I told Viv she was missing out on some smooth snatches at the gym and needed to come back.

  • Brian says:

    July 12, 2011 at 4:53 PM -

    Happy Birthday Muscles!!!! I’ll be seeing you soon especially after what Holley just said.

  • Sean says:

    July 12, 2011 at 8:03 PM -

    Happy birthday Viv and Sheri who tried her best to keep it a secret.

  • Jason says:

    July 13, 2011 at 3:00 PM -

    Happy Birthday, Viv!

    Hilarious, Brian.

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