The 3rd Annual Stone Energy Gumbo Cook-Off was held last night at Cajun Field, and all proceeds went to the United Way of Acadiana.

Angelle Guilbeau, one of the organizers of the event, with Sammy Kershaw. (Staff Photo)

Sammy Kershaw and his band was the featured entertainment (and they got it done!!), and there were a total of 100 teams competing for best gumbo in the seafood and chicken and sausage categories.

The winners were:


  1. Gibson Energy
  2. MI Swaco
  3. Taylor's International

Chicken & Sausage


  1. H2O Inc.
  2. NOV Portable Power
  3. Phoenix

People's Choice

  1. Aerion
Aerion picked up the "People's Choice" award. (Staff Photo)

There was also a raffle held and those winners were:

  • 4 Wheeler - Donated by Seatrax - Dane Dudley
  • Golf Cart - Donated by Superior - Jason Bergeron
  • LA Sportsman Package - Donated by Grainger - Russ Roberts
  • BBQ Pit - Donated by Doerle Food Service - Karl Meche
  • Custom Made Fire Pit - Donated by Exelerant - David Sheib
  • Apple iPad Mini - Donated by M&J Valve - Flo Ziegler
  • 50 qt K2 Icechest Cooler - Donated by Wood Group - Joycelyn Verot
  • $250 to Lafayette Shooters/Camo gun case - Donated by Whitney Bank - Shawn Case
  • Yeti Icechest - Donated by Linear Controls - Mike Welborn
Sammy Kershaw gave me the royal treatment (Staff photo)

The night was full of music, fun and friendly people, and the smell of delicious gumbo at every turn.

Victoria was nice enough to chat with me on-air about her experience at the cook-off (staff photo)

For more information about how you can contribute to United Way of Acadiana, call 337 233 8380