Travis Clark, right, and his daughter Madison of Clark Crew BBQ proudly pose with their trophy for being the overall winner at Beat the Heat BBQ in Cole Park on August 5 out of 44 teams. Woody's Q Shack came in second and 3 Lil' Mac's BBQ came in third.
Magdalena Aguirra celebrates after winning Del Mar Carpet One's chili eating contest. Each pepper eaten raised $2 for Building for America's Bravest. "It's not that spicy," Aguirra said.
Chain Station entertains the crowd with bluegrass music at Beat the Heat BBQ in Cole Park on August 5. Blue Sky Live also performed on Saturday.
Kayleigh McBreen, 7, of Broomfield's 3 Lil' Mac's BBQ, serves pork to Barrett Blankenship, 7, and his mother Lindsay at Beat the Heat BBQ in Cole Park on August 5. McBreen got first place in Friday's Kids-Q competition.
Barrett Blankenship, 7, right, and Marcus Sumner, 11, tie for first place in the potato sack races at Beat the Heat BBQ in Cole Park on August 5.
Great American Cookout Tour host Mike Peters demonstrates how to make BBQ chicken at Beat the Heat BBQ in Cole Park on August 5.
Tobie Metzger of Big Daddy's Backyard BBQ shows off his trophy apron for winning Beat the Heat BBQ's People's Choice award in Cole Park on August 5. Out of 44 total teams, 24 participated in serving food for the public.
Elizabeth Sumner hands Kyle Woodward of local barbecue business Woody’s Q Shack the reserve grand champion trophy at Beat the Heat BBQ in Alamosa on August 5. This was Woody’s Q Shack’s highest overall finish since Beat the Heat competition began and was only three points short of grand champion.
The complete competition results can be viewed here.