3 winners to be crowned in ultimate fair food battle at State Fair of Texas

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These over-the-top items made the Big Tex Choice Finals
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These over-the-top items made the Big Tex Choice Finals

DALLAS, Texas (KTRK) -- We have our finalists!

The State Fair of Texas narrowed down the tasty combatants of the Big Tex Choice Awards - five finalists each in savory and sweet categories.

For the first time ever, three champions will be crowned for Best Taste - Sweet, Best Taste - Savory and Most Creative.

The big event is coming up on Sunday, August 27 at the historic Tower Building in Dallas.

Here is a look at this year's final contenders:

Savory Finalists

  • Deep Fried Chicken Noodle Soup On A Stick
  • Funnel Cake Bacon Queso Burger
  • Texas Fajita Fries
  • The Tamale Donut
  • Surfin'-Turfin'-Tator Boat

Sweet Finalists

  • Deep Fried Froot Loops
  • Pinot Noir Popcorn
  • Gulf Coast Fish Bowl
  • Fried Texas Sheet Cake
  • Fat Smooth

Click here for Big Tex Choice Awards ticket information.

Last year, the Fried Jell-O and State Fair Cookie Fries took home the top prizes.

Fried Jell-O among top food winners of 2016 Texas State Fair

LINK: Semi Finalists of this year's Big Tex Choice Awards

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