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“Boots, Beer and Baseball: The Story of Nocona” Announced as True Texas Travel Experience Winner at Thin Line Fest

April 15, 2019 | By Lois Rodriguez

University of North Texas students Hayley Knight and Kaarthik Tharmiya’s “Boots, Beer and Baseball: The Story of Nocona” earned the top prize, sponsored by AJR Media, which includes a 3-night/4-day stay at Port Royal Ocean Resort in Port Aransas, plus $2,000 in cash.

Texas Highways photography editor and category judge Brandon Jakobeit says the winning film’s “story line and camera work were exceptional.”

“It’s a great showcase for Nocona and its strengths – its history of boots, gloves and now a newer brewery. It makes a decent case for checking it out,” says Texas Highways’ Strategic Partnership Manager Lois Rodriguez.

Submit Your Texas Travel-Themed Videos for the 2019 Thin Line Fest

October 15, 2018 | By

Enter the True Texas Travel Experience category, sponsored by Texas Highways magazine, as part of the 12th Annual Thin Line Fest. Thin Line, Texas’ international documentary film festival, is held in Denton from April 10-14, 2019.

So grab your camera (a cell phone will do) and produce a Texas travel-themed video (up to 5 minutes). Keep your eye on the True Texas prize. The winning entry, as well as a selection of finalists, will be screened at Thin Line, and also will be featured here on

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