Members of the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority at USF hosted their second annual Crescent Classic Chili Cook-Off on Sunday, October 26, 2014. With the $5 entrance fee, guests were able to try chili from the participating organizations and vote for their favorite.
Proceeds from the event go to support the sorority’s national philanthropy, Girls on the Run, an after-school program to help empower girls from 3rd to 8th grade. Laura Moore, council director from the local Tampa Bay chapter, said, “We love working with Gamma Phi Beta. We appreciate their support for this great cause.”
Gary Inman from Pi Kappa Phi, one of the thirteen organizations participating, serves chili made by his fraternity.
In addition to the chili cook-off, guests were also able to participate in a cornhole tournament. Kim Lam, a member of Gamma Phi Beta, is intently watching the match as she referees the tournament.
The DJ played a mix of top hits, including country, encouraging guests to line dance.
The organizations were judged on organization attendance, theme, cornhole tournament results, and quality of chili. Sigma Nu took home first place overall.
On Sunday, October 26, the Eta Eta Chapter of Gamma Phi Beta hosted its 2nd Annual Crescent Classic Chili Cook-Off in Greek Village at USF. The proceeds from the entrance fee go to the charity Girls on the Run. Guests voted on their favorite chili and were invited to play cornhole and line dance. Winning organizations received trophies. The first place overall winner Sigma Nu.