The annual apple pie eating contest is a crowd favorite. Thomas Wells of Fort Collins, Colorado, was the state champion.

This year's division winners were:

Noah Arneson of Omaha, anyone

Mark Arneson of Lincoln, adult over 21

Kayla Arneson of Lincoln, 19 and under

Gail Chmiel of Fort Worth, Texas, and Amanda Coffin of Overland Park, Kansas, real women

Thomas Wells of Fort Collins, Colorado, and Joel Blaser of Lincoln, real men

Mike Leydig of Kearney, grandparent

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