The weather was perfect, the cooks were giving it their best, and it was a memorable 47th Terlingua International Chili Championship!
The stage is lit and it's almost time to say Gooooood Morninnnnnng Terlingua!

The Tequila Rose Ladies pose for their annual reunion picture!

Barbara Herrin & Louis Gonzales of Paint Rock are inducted into the "Chili Hall of Flame"!

The chili has been turned in, and the "Grease is the Word" Showteam from Dimmitt,Texas
is trying to win show (they would get 3rd Place, Large Show)!

The "Who's Your Monkey" Show Team from Arp, Texas Wins 1st Place in Small Show!

Arghh, Pirates of the Medina from San Antonio Wins 1st Place Large Show!

Southside Show Team has Chicken Poop Bingo!

Virgil from Ottumwa, Iowa and Cheryl from Batavia, Illinois are selling chili to benefit the
CASI Scholarship Fund! That's some tasty chili!

Our great friends, Linda, Janice, & Ralph relax for a few minutes before the awards!

Boomer presents John Daly from Virginia as a Final Table Winner!

Don Causey from Seguin takes 2nd Place! Way to Go Don!

Brian Spencer from Champaign, Illinois is the Terlingua International
Chili Champion! To say he was a little in shock would be a mild
understatement!

Boomer with the Champ! Congratulations to all the Winners and Thanks for the privilege of serving as the Master of Ceremonies for the 21st consecutive year! We'll see everyone Down the Chili Trail!

A beautiful double rainbow & much needed rain sends everyone home from Terlingua!