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Hohenberger, Brantley, Juarez Receive Top Hopkins County Stew Contest Awards
Oct24

Hohenberger, Brantley, Juarez Receive Top Hopkins County Stew Contest Awards

Top honors at the 2020 Hopkins County Stew Contest went to super cooks LaWanna Hohenberger and Broc Hohenberger and Richard Brantley and Ashley Brantley. Wade Juarez captured the John Chester Campsite award. Despite COVID-19 restrictions on the gathering, cooks turned out for a fun time. Even the weather cooperated. Friday’s storm and weather front dropped temperatures to the perfect stew weather on Saturday. First place Beef...

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Hopkins County Stew Contest 2018
Oct27

Hopkins County Stew Contest 2018

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The 50th Anniversary of the Hopkins County World Champion Stew Contest
May21

The 50th Anniversary of the Hopkins County World Champion Stew Contest

50th Anniversary Stew Contest The 50th Anniversary of the Hopkins County World Champion Stew Contest will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019, at Buford Park in Sulphur Springs, Texas. That Saturday will be traditional in the fact that Hopkins County Stew will be cooked in cast iron cauldrons over an open flame in the park, stew service will begin at 10:45 a.m. for the general public, and winners will be announced as soon as judging...

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Hopkins County Stew Contest: Getting Ready
Oct26

Hopkins County Stew Contest: Getting Ready

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Brown and Gray to Appear at Hopkins County Stew Contest
Oct23

Brown and Gray to Appear at Hopkins County Stew Contest

The 49th Annual Hopkins County Stew Contest will be held on Saturday, October 27th, at Buford Park in Sulphur Springs, Texas.  Stew service will begin at 10:45 a.m.  This year marks the largest ever number of contestants in the World Champion Stew Contest, with over 165 pots competing in four categories: Chicken, Beef, Super Stew Chicken, and Super Stew Beef.  Those competing in the Super Stew Categories have earned...

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Teams, Sponsors Sought for 49th Annual Hopkins County Stew Contest
Aug21

Teams, Sponsors Sought for 49th Annual Hopkins County Stew Contest

It is with great excitement that we announce this year’s 49 th Annual World Champion Hopkins County Stew Contest on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Buford Park, where hundreds of contestants will compete for cash prizes with their favorite stew recipes. (Registration form for contestants found below.) Over 7000 people are expected to attend this year’s event. Sponsors for the contest are also being sought.  Sponsors for the...

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Video Presentation: 2017 Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Stew Contest
Oct31
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Deadline for Hopkins County Stew Contestants to Reserve Last Year’s Stew Site is September 15
Sep08

Deadline for Hopkins County Stew Contestants to Reserve Last Year’s Stew Site is September 15

Hopkins County Stew Contest is Saturday, October 28th, but the deadline for last year’s stew cooks to keep their same stew site is Friday, September 15th at 5 p.m. After that date, the site will be released and will be open to new cooks. (Registration and rules found here.) If you have cooked before, you may pick up your goody bags and grocery check on October 17th at the Dairy Museum between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.  This will be a...

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Register Now for 48th Annual World Champion Hopkins County Stew Contest
Aug19

Register Now for 48th Annual World Champion Hopkins County Stew Contest

Letters have gone out to those who prepared stew for last year’s Hopkins County Stew Contest. Those who desire to cook stew for the 48th Annual World Champion Hopkins County Stew Contest, Saturday October 28th may sign up now. A copy of the rules and registration form may be found below.  Chamber Executive Lezley Brown says an overwhelming response from those wanting to be a part of the stew contest this year has already begun. New...

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Snapchat Fun At 2016 Hopkins County Stew Contest
Oct18

Snapchat Fun At 2016 Hopkins County Stew Contest

From 6 am throughout the rest of October 22nd, the Hopkins County Stew Contest will have it’s very own Snapchat Geotag! The Geotag will be available anywhere across Buford Park. To access the Geotag, you must first take a photo on your Snapchat App, swipe right on your photo, and the tag will appear. Here is a sneak peek of the tag!

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