Marty Williams, Mike Mayenschein, Mike Barber, Jerry Wann and Wagoner’s own Virginia VonWald were division winners in the 2019 Bluegrass & Chili Festival.

The winners were announced on Saturday by BG&CF founder Dell Davis.

Williams took home $500 and a trophy in the ICS division. Mike Barber was second and received $100 and a trophy. Bob Carroll was third and got $75 plus a trophy while plaques were given to Justin Goad and Richard Milsap for fourth and fifth place, respectively.

In the Chili Verde division, Mike Mayenschein won and received $100 plus a trophy. Goad was second.

In the Homestyle division, Barber was first followed by Mayenschein and Brenda Pendergraft.

VonWald won the Non-Profit division and got $500 plus a trophy.

The Salsa division winner was Jerry Wann.

The People’s Choice Award went to Williams.

Some of these division winners qualified for the National competition set for 2020 on a date and location to be determined. Last year, the National event was held just outside of Collinsville, Ill., near St. Louis.

John covers news and sports for the Wagoner County American-Tribune. Phone: 918-485-5505