The Swamp Pop Festival and Jambalaya Festival Association Cook-Off were held at Gonzales’ Lamar-Dixon Expo Center on Friday and Saturday. The two-day event is one of the nation’s largest fundraising events for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

JFA President Wally Taillon said 97 cooks competed, making this the second-largest jambalaya cook-off in the area. Brandon Henry won the champion title.