Photos: Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival

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  • Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Helen P. Drago and Bill Weissborn enjoy a dance during the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival on Saturday afternoon. The three-day festival celebrates art, culture, and music, in addition to showcasing Louisiana's favorite crustacean.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- The 2014 Crawfish Queen of the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival, Jessica Ann Guidry, distributes trays of crawfish to competitors in the crawfish eating contest on Saturday afternoon. Contestansts were given one hour to consume as many pounds of the boiled crustacean as they could.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Sandra and Jake Davis dance to the music of Terry and the Zydeco Bad Boys at the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival on Saturday afternoon.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Parker Mitchnier participates in the crawfish eating competition at the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival on Saturday afternoon. Contestants were given one hour to consume as many pounds of the boiled crustacean as possible.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Participating in the crawfish eating competition, from left, are Andrew Brown, Jody Jorgenson, Randall Washington, Jim Mitchnier, and Hunter Burch at the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival on Saturday. Contestants were given hour to eat as many pounds of the boiled crustacean as possible.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Five pounds of boiled crawfish are ready to be served to the next contestant to finish his or her previous tray during the crawfish eating competition held at the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival on Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Jim Mitchnier competes in the crawfish eating competition during the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival on Saturday. Contestants were given one hour to consume as many five pound trays of boiled crawfish as possible.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Jimmy Smith participates in the crawfish eating competition at the annual Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival on Saturday afternoon. Contestants were given one hour to consume as many pounds of the boiled crustacean as possible.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Adrian Thibodeaux enjoys a turkey leg on the Saturday afternoon of the annual Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival

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  • Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Parker Mitchnier participates in the crawfish eating competition at the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival on Saturday afternoon. Contestants were given one hour to consume as many pounds of the boiled crustacean as possible.

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