• Johnny Beaty and Hershey, his dog, took home first and second place in the dog show, one for show and the other for costume. Photo contributed
    Johnny Beaty and Hershey, his dog, took home first and second place in the dog show, one for show and the other for costume. Photo contributed
  • Smoking Pigs took first place in the Bloody Mary category. Photo contributed
    Smoking Pigs took first place in the Bloody Mary category. Photo contributed
  • Hillbillies and Hippies took home first in the chili category. Photo contributed
    Hillbillies and Hippies took home first in the chili category. Photo contributed
  • Cagle's Cooking took first in the chicken, ribs, beans, margaritas and people's choice. Photo contributed
    Cagle's Cooking took first in the chicken, ribs, beans, margaritas and people's choice. Photo contributed
  • Boss BBQ took home first place in brisket and dutch oven dessert. Photo contributed
    Boss BBQ took home first place in brisket and dutch oven dessert. Photo contributed
  • Woods BBQ took home first place in the salsa category. Photo contributed
    Woods BBQ took home first place in the salsa category. Photo contributed

La Mancha Cookoff raises money for charitable cause

Chilly temperatures didn’t stop barbecue teams from coming out to duel it out for trophies, prize money and bragging rights at the annual LaMancha Barbecue Contest on Saturday.

The competition included vendor booths, auction items and a dog contest. There were nine categories which included salsa, ribs, margarita, Bloody Mary, chili, chicken, beans, brisket, and Dutch oven dessert. Cagle’s Cooking took first place in beans, ribs, chicken, margarita and people’s choice. Wood’s BBQ took first in salsa. Smoking Pigs took first in the Bloody Mary category. Breckenridge team Boss BBQ comprised of Doug Beaty, Rex Baker, Melissa Baker and Janet Washburn Carmichael, and brought home first place in both the brisket and Dutch oven dessert. Beaty’s son, Johnny, won first and second in the dog costume contest.

The money raised in this competition was donated to the Care4Rescue organization that rescues animals area wide.

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