Dr. Roy Nakayama, Dean of Horticulture from New
Mexico State University at Las Cruces, verified that early chili peppers
had their effect on all subsequent life forms. Joe DeFrates, the Illinois
Champ won his first World's Championship after five years of competing.
Second place went to Dub Rhodes of Abilene, Texas and third to Aubrey Cox
of Wichita Falls, Texas.