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All the Results from the 2017 Rails to Trails Festival!

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

All of the winners at the awards ceremony held at the end of the Rails to Trails Festival on October 7th

Photos by Marshel Couso

Lassen Land and Trails Trust has announced the official winner’s list from the chili-cookoff, salsa-making and handcar races at this year’s Rails to Trails Festival held on October 7th.

Dan Paez’s ‘Chili Beaner Chili’ took first place in the Judged Traditional chili category, with top prize in the Non-Traditional chili going to Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church’s ‘Devilishly Wild’ chili.

Top salsa winner this year was Mt. Lassen Properties with their ‘Mount Lassen Salsa.’

Visitors to the festival got a chance to vote for their favorite with the People’s Choice Chili award going to Ryan Arredondo’s ‘Black Beard’s Delight.’

‘Picasso’s Pico Salsa’ from Bottle and Brush received the People’s Choice award in the salsa category.

The award for Best Decorated Booth went to Ryan Arredondo and his ‘Black Beard’s Delight’ chili booth.

In the annual handcar races 1st place went to the GS Ditchdiggers, 2nd place went to Diamond Mountain Casino & Hotel and 3rd place finishers were Black Beard’s Delight.



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One Response to All the Results from the 2017 Rails to Trails Festival!

  1. Shanda Hooven

    Shanda Hooven

    Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 7:11 pm

    Congratulations Dan Paez !!!

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