42nd Howdy Roo Chili Championship!
The weather was perfect, the park at Marble Falls looked great, and 157 chili cooks and lots of barbeque cooks came out to compete and have a fun weekend!
Everyone wants to win this beautiful Wendall Rankin hand painted stove!
Very nice barbeque cooking rig!
This is the pit on the Joe's Cookshack Rig
Harvey Gebhardt is working hard on the perfect barbeque!
Mother & Daughter cooking chili!
Blue is making sure that meat stays tender while it's smoking.
Turn in Time!
Bill & Cynthia are working hard during showmanship! Bill will win 3rd Place and Cynthia takes 1st Place!
The Top 3 Chili Winners are on the front row! 3rd Place: Mama Sue Caffey of Rockdale;
1st Place: Gregory Smith of Hye; 2nd Place: Debbie Ashman of Bastrop!
Boomer with 4th Place Winner Jennifer Sherfield from Hobbs, N.M. Congratulations to John Fuentes from Rowena for Winning Barbeque Grand Champion. Boomer would like
to Thank the Highland Lakes Chili Pod for their hospitality!