While Hunter and I judged upstairs, Grav Weldon captured the essence of this event in photos.
The chips were provided by On The Border.
|Each contender served their dip in a cup. Tacos 4 Life added a dusted chip.
|Mama Chelle's did a Buffalo wing sauce version that stayed
in the cup, sorta like a concrete.
|Amateur entry "That's What Cheese Said."
|Queso de la Meggues.
|Poblano goat cheese dip from Cafe @ Heifer.
|Golden yellow dip from Mellow Mushroom.
|A creamy white dip from The Fold.
|A chunky vegetable dip from Queso Mama.
|Shorty Smalls put smoked beef in this deep orange dip.
|As Grav said, "a lively crowd."
|Lost Forty topped its dup with Petit Jean Bacon.
|A traditional yellow dip from One Cheesy Couple.
|Classic yellow dip from world-famous Stoby's.
|Even Santa had to get his dip on.
|The Concheesetadors, previous WCDC winners, were back again.
|Local group Whalefire performed.
|Being Halloween, there were costumes, such as this "crybaby."
|A Mad Hattress.
|A devilled egg.
|Music set the tune for the day.
|There was a lot of decoration,
|A lot of frivolity.
|And of course, concheesetadors.
And the winners are:
Big Dipper - 1st Place Professional:
Big Dipper - 1st Place Amateur:
Little Dipper - Runner Up Professional:
Little Dipper - Runner Up Amateur:
That's What Cheese Said
People's Choice Awards - First Place Professional:
People's Choice Awards - First Place Amateur:
People's Choice Awards - Second Place Professional:
Lost 40 Brewery
People's Choice Awards - Second Place Amateur:
Best Incorporation of a Meat Product - Professional:
Lost 40 Brewery
Best Incorporation of a Meat Product - Amateur:
Best Booth Theme and Overall Design - Professional:
Best Booth Theme and Overall Design - Amateur:
Most Innovative and Original Cheese Dip - Professional: