Brownwood Reunion Classic Car Show Award Winners Announced


The Brownwood Reunion Celebration came to a close Sunday afternoon after 3 days of food, music, competitions, and activities – including the Classic Car Show hosted by local car club the Heartland Cruisers.

The group asked attendees who visited the show in the Brownwood Coliseum over the weekend to vote for their favorite vehicle.  Those votes determined the winner of this year’s awards of fan favorites and Best of Show.  Organizers said that over 4000 ballots were cast.

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Prizes Awarded in Brownwood Reunion CrossFit Obstacle Course Challenge


Two participants were awarded prizes Sunday in the Brownwood Reunion Celebration’s CrossFit Obstacle Course Challenge.   The course was set up on Fisk Street near TexasBank during the weekend festival and offered two courses of varying difficulty.

Matthew Gomez was awarded first place on the Red Course with a time of 1:03.10.  He was awarded an HP Laptop provided by Aarons.

Cody Sellers took first place on the Blue Course with a time of 1:00:22 and won Beats Headphones provided by Aarons.

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Winner Named in 2014 Hands on a House Competition


Thirteen people started the annual Hands on a House competition Friday evening at the Brownwood Reunion Celebration and Sunday afternoon one winner, 56-year-old Brian Root of Mobile, Alabama, outlasted them all to win the custom built “shotgun shack.”

The contest started at 6:00 p.m. Friday with 13 contestants and ended at approximately 1:45 p.m. Sunday, a total of nearly 44 hours.  The last two contestants Sunday afternoon were fighting muscle spasms and fatigue when 32-year-old Richard Delgado finally lost his balance falling to the ground ending the contest.  Root also tumbled to the ground with fatigue once he knew he had won.

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2014 Brownwood Reunion Celebration Day 2


The 2014 Brownwood Reunion Celebration had a great second day with large crowds enjoying the attractions, competitions, food, and music.  All of the fun continued throughout the day and was capped off on the main stage by concerts including Southern Cross, Brownwood’s Got Talent Winner Cameron Seale (pictured above) and Restless Heart.

Saturday’s events began with the annual 5K/10K run, and over 300 participants took to the downtown streets to race to the finish line.  That event was immediately followed by the Feels Like Home Grand Parade.

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Cameron Seale Wins 2014 Brownwood’s Got Talent Competition


Cameron Seale was named winner of the 3rd annual Brownwood’s Got Talent Competition at the Brownwood Reunion Celebration on Saturday evening playing guitar and singing two country songs, one of which was an original that he wrote.

20-year-old Seale took bragging rights of winning and will open for Restless Heart at Saturday night’s concert on the Celebration Stage during the festival.   He also received a complementary recording session with Brownwood Music.   As an extra bonus, Seale received two backstage passes and VIP tickets to the concert.

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Brownwood Reunion Classic Car Show Underway


The Classic Car Show is once again featured at this year’s Brownwood Reunion Celebration at the Brownwood Coliseum thanks to the hard work of local car club the Heartland Cruisers.

A variety of classic vehicles are featured in this year’s show from car collectors from across the state.  Those who attend the show will be able to vote for their favorite entry which will be recognized at an awards presentation on Sunday.

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2014 Brownwood Reunion Celebration Grand Parade – Entry Winners Announced


The 14th Annual Brownwood Reunion Celebration was in full swing on Saturday which was highlighted mid-morning with the Feels Like Home Grand Parade.  The parade traveled through Downtown Brownwood and crossed through the festival grounds to a huge crowd of spectators.

This year’s parade featured grand marshal Bob Hickey, a World War II Veteran who was selected as a result of his interest in another Brownwood Reunion activity, “Brownwood’s Got Talent.”  Hickey recited a poem he wrote and spoke of WWII during the BGT contest.

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2014 Brownwood Reunion 5K/10K Results


The annual 10K/5K Run and 1.5 Mile Walk kicked off events for the second day of the Brownwood Reunion Celebration on Saturday.   Runners for the 10K started around 7:30 AM Saturday morning followed soon after by the 5K runners and then the walkers.

Over 300 runners completed the races this year with additional entries in the 1.5 mile walk.

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