Cowboys (and cowgirls) of all ages packed the Casper Events Center Saturday for the 27th Annual Brian Scott Memorial American Petroleum Institute Chili Cook-Off. With a "Cowboy Tough" theme this year, there were 45 booths vying for top honors with a wide variety of red and green chilis along with auctions, raffles, line dancing, and a general Old West party atmosphere, all in an effort to fund local charities.

While officials are still counting up the total amount raised, here are the winners of the Chili Cook-Off honors for this year:

Red Chili
1. First Interstate Bank
2. RMI
3. DNOW

Green Chili
1. Trigger Energy
2. Homax
3. SST Energy

People's Choice
1. Homax

Best Showmanship (Booth)
1. DNOW
2. Loenbro
3. Clean Harbors

Some of the charities that benefit have included:

CAP (Children’s Advocacy Project)
Central Wyoming Hospice Program
Make-A-Wish Foundation
Meals on Wheels
The ARC of Natrona County
Special Olympics Wyoming
Jason’s Friends
Brain Injury Association
Safe Kids of Central Wyoming
A.P.I. Scholarship Fund
Wyoming Food For Thought
Seton House
Many of the medical funds established in the Casper community

API Chili Cook-Off 2019