65 Chili Cooks and 62 Barbeque Teams compete at  the 13th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Cookoff at the Midland American Legion.

Lots of sponsors and lots of cooks=big money for Gifts of Hope, Hope House & other cancer related charities! Well over $50,000.00 was raised!

Gotta keep tabs on the game while cooking!

This is a cool barbeque & chili cooking rig! The Coldwater Cooking Team takes 2nd Place in Chili Showmanship!

Pink Pumpkins reflect the charity & cause of the day!

Redneck Acres Barbeque!


The "Party For A Cure" Cooking Team Wins 1st Place in Showmanship, and they are
recognized as one of the leading fundraising teams for the event!

Time for chili turn in! Thanks to Margaret, Nita, and all the volunteers who kept judging running smoothly all afternoon! Special Thanks to Harvey & Jean from the Lone Star
Barbeque Society for all their hard work!

Boomer presents the 1st Place Chili Award to Matt Jones of Lubbock!

Jayde Henley of Midland (right) is the Barbeque Grand Champion! Kirk Pitman of Lubbock
is the reserve Grand Champion!
Boomer would like to say "Thanks" to Patsy Childress for the hospitality & Congratulations
to all the Winners!