Some of Hamilton's famous food trucks are up for awards in a mobile eatery competition called Awestruck 2012. The competition promises to celebrate Canada's street food scene.

Awards will be handed out on Sept. 9 at the Evergreen Brick Works' Holcim Gallery in Toronto several Hamilton food trucks are up for awards. Gorilla Cheese, Toasted Tangerine, Southern Smoke and Cupcake Diner compete for the People's Choice award.

Food trucks also vie to win in best concept, hardest working, best graphics and best new truck categories. Visitors to can vote for their favourite food truck.

The competition is being held by Food Truck Eats, a group that puts on events in Toronto intended to showcase a variety of street food options beyond "just burgers and hotdogs".