Its a rivalry in the twin cities that's even involved the mayors, only this contest is friendly, and all about trying to see who could raise the most money for the Salvation Army.
Bryan mayor Mark Conlee rang a bell and took donations outside the Bryan Walmart for an hour Saturday.
College Station mayor Ben White did the same, in front of that city's Walmart.
Mayor Conlee was the overwhelming winner, and so Mayor White will present his Bryan counterpart with a bell trophy at an upcoming Bryan City Council meeting.
Over $5,500 dollars was raised for the Salvation Army, with Walmart providing $3,000 dollars to the cause.