This past weekend's Andrew Lawrence Memorial Scholarship Chili Cook-off attracted just under 700 guests who sample 45 chili's. The event raised $8,500 for scholarships.

The winners are ; Angela Sager the People's Choice White and Reed Willenborg winning People's Choice Red. The Chef's Choice White winner was Dan Wolfe and Nic Matejcek won the Red. Grand Champion White was Ron Kubicek with Mark Kearin winning the Red. The Owatonna Best Chili award which goes to the eating establishment's child was Costas Candies and Restaurant. The Fame Awards Flame Award for the hottest chili was Todd Bergland.

Since 2008 the Andrew Lawrence Memorial Scholarship Fund has awarded forty-seven scholarships totaling $47,000. This year the fund plans on granting five additional $1,000 scholarships.