There were many seriously legit beards in our Beard Up photo contest -- from Biker Beard to Smilin' Beard and Cowboy Beard -- but they must all make way for the future beard.

With 39% of the more than 18,000 votes cast, Baby Beard (submitted by Erik Worster of Hampden) earned the top spot among our 10 great finalists.

Sure, this little fella probably won't be able to make it to Saturday's Hank Williams Jr. show or meet the country legend, but we're sure Erik (and a guest) will tell him all about it someday. Congratulations to Erik, and thanks to all who sent in their photos!

Oh yeah. Remember when we said we were going to give two random entries tickets to the show? We ran them through our state-of-the-art randomizer and came up with the following two names: Thomas Savage of Howland and Andrew McLellan of Lincoln. Congratulations to you, too!

If you don't have tickets, but want some, just click the button below. As of Wednesday morning, there were some (but not many) still available.