(November 4, 2012. Brawley) The Brawley Cattle Call Rodeo week got off to a smoking start at Weist Field Saturday with 14 teams vying for the top bragging rights for the best chili.
KXO 1230 radio and FM 107.5 radio personality Gene Brister emceed the event.
Hundreds of hungry attendees enjoyed the chili tasting.
Cattle Call Queen Kristen Sharpe and her court signed autographs and helped with the award presentations.
Team Los Chiles Caliente won the coveted Peopleâ€™s Choice Award.
Many events are scheduled throughout the week culminating with Brawley Cattle Call Rodeo Parade and two rodeos on Saturday, November 10, and rodeo on Sunday.