Rockport-Fulton shopping tournament features competition with twist

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Posted at 11:04 AM, Oct 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-05 11:43:17-04

ROCKPORT, Texas — The 2021 Rockport-Fulton Shopping Tournament was in full swing as dozens of participants signed up to take part in the event to benefit the Aransas County Women's Lions Club.

The tournament, which was held on Saturday, provided shopping with a competitive twist.

Teams are made up mostly of women, however men can participate as well. The teams will shop with discounts at participating stores.

In this year's competition, more than 20 retailers participated in the tournament. Teams dressed up in costume and competed for prizes. Ultimately the team who spent the most money won.

This year's organizers were the Aransas County Women's Lions Club, with proceeds going to benefit the club's efforts.

Its mission is to be leaders in the community by creating a synergy of volunteerism and humanitarianism in service while inspiring others to serve.

The event culminated with an awards baguette, which was emceed by Sunrise Anchors Paulo Salazar and Sierra Pizarro.