The State Fair doesn't open until the end of September, but the semi-finalists for the Big Tex Choice Awards have been announced.

The Big Tex Choice Awards has been seeking unique food creatures since 2005. You'd be hard-pressed to find anything that isn't fried and all but a few nominated treats have the word "fry" or "deep dried" in their name.

Here are the finalists in the two categories.

Sweet
Big Red Chicken Bread
Champagne Jell-O Hot Shot
Deep Fried Bayou Fruit Bites
Deep Fried Cracker Jack
Deep Fried Energy Bites
Deep Fried Nutella Custard Stuffed French Toast
Extreme Fried Bananarama
Fla-Mango Tango
Fried Crème Brulee Berry Crunch
Fried Oreo Gelato Pop
Fried Southern Bourbon Bread Pudding
Peanut Butter Cup Snookie
Quick Fried Black Gold Truffles

 

Savory
BBQ Pork Ragoons
Cajun Crab Bombs
Calypso Island Shrimp Bowl
Chicks in a Cone
Deep Fried Chicken Cordon Bleu Stuffed Waffles
Deep Fried Mexican Mole
Deep Fried Street Corn
Deep Fried Texican
Fried Burnt End Burrito
Fry Rub & Rye
Good Ole Creole Boudin Egg Roll with Pepper Jack Cheese
Loaded Baked Potato Funnel Cake
PB&J Bacon Pickle Dog
Pig in a Cannoli
Southern Fried Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo Ball
Stokin-Smokin Cowboy's Bacon and Brisket Egg Roll
Stuffed Fried Mexi-Cone
Texas Cream Corn Casserole Fritters                                                                        Texas Fried Fritos Pie Burrito Dog
The Ain't No Lie It's Fried Steak

I think I'm brave enough to try everything, it would just take a few days.

The award show will be on August 26th, click here to purchase tickets.