100 of the best chili cooks head to the Blanco County Fairgrounds in Johnson City for the Texas Men's State Chili Championship!

Bill Lester and the Soggy Bacon Boys will take 2nd Place in Showmanship!

Getting ready for "chili showtime"!

Watch out for the redneck gator!

No, this doesn't belong to a chili cook. It's a car-truck show in conjunction with the cookoff, and there's lots of cool cars and trucks to see!

Nice truck!

It's chili turn in time!

The judges have a tough job deciding who cooked the best chili!

Larry Walton Wins the Texas Men's State Chili Championship! Wendell Rankin presents
his hand painted stove and Eldon Hiley, the 2014 Champion, congratulates Larry!

From left to right: Tony Lopez is the Jr. Chili Champion, Larry Walton is Men's Champion, Brent Allen is the Wings Champion, and Tom Dozier Wins Beans & Salsa!

Congratulations to Raymond Pilchek of Yoakam for Winning Reserve Grand Champion!

Boomer presents Doc Kinnison with the 5th Place Chili Trophy! Thanks to the Texas Men's State Chili Championship Committee for the privilege of emceeing this event,
and special Thanks to Alan & Susan Dean for the hospitality!

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