The newcomers - Pilgrimage of Pook, Kalibo, Aklan and The Andagao City of Andagao, Kalibo, Aklan received the consolation prizes of P5,000 each in the modern group category. Other competing tribes were Jimzon Group of Pusiw, Numancia, Aklan and D’Emagine of Kalibo, Aklan.
For the Tribal small category, the out-of-town entry Tribu Parola from Daja, Banga, Aklan was this year’s champion for the top prize of P60,000 followed by Tribu Ninolitos of Tigayon, Kalibo, Aklan with P40,000 cash prize for second place.
Tribu Alibang-bang of Linabuan Norte, Kalibo, Aklan came in third place for P30,000. Consolation prizes for P8,000 each were awarded to Tribu Tipon-Tipon of Ibao, Lezo, Aklan; Tribu Eam-ang of Estancia, Kalibo, Aklan and Morongga Tribe of New Buswang, Kalibo, Aklan. Other tribes in the small group category were Lezo Tribe of Ibao, Lezo, Aklan and Tribu Tigpalas of Tigpalas, Malinao, Aklan.
Meanwhile, Lilo-anong Ati nga Mananggeti of Lilo-an, Malinao, Aklan won the Balik-Ati category for P50,000 while Malipayong Ati of San Roque, Malinao, Aklan was adjudged second place for P25,000. Tribu Isalacan, also of Lilo-an, Malinao, AKlan, was in third place for P15,000.
The consolation prize winners for Balik-Ati category were Kinantuing of San Roque, Malinao, Aklan and Tribu Ilayanhon of Liloan, Malinao, Aklan for P5,000 each. Other participating tribes were Anono-o Group and Tribu Maninikop of Briones, Kalibo, Aklan; Tribu Bakhaw Sur of Bakhaw Sur, Kalibo, Aklan and Apo ni Inday of Calangcang, Makato, Aklan.
The winners in the Individual Balik-Ati category were Butterfly Queen (Frankelyn Abelarde), Fantastica (Jomar Melgar), Balahibong Manok (Mario Temparosa), Authentic Peacok (Rio Traje) and Ati Amazona (Noel Trance). They received P3,000 each.
The winners of the Ati-Atihan contest on Saturday were selected by eleven judges chosen by festival organizer Kalibo Sto. Nino Ati-Atihan Foundation, Inc. (Kasafi) for the 2012 Kalibo Ati-Atihan.