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BBQ Cook-Off 2019

Date: Oct 11 - Oct 13, 2019
The 2019 Cuero Turkeyfest IBCA Cook-Off
October 10th - 13th, 2019
Cuero City Park - Cuero Turkeyfest

For questions, contact Brenda Martin at
361-243-6114 or bbq@turkeyfest.org.
Categories: Brisket, pork spare ribs, half chicken, beans.
Jackpot: Beans, chili, turkey, and margarita.
Dutch oven and ribeye registration available at onsite registration only.
Plaques and Prize Money
•Grand Champion cash and trophy/Reserve Champion cash and trophy
•Certificates go to entrants placing 6th through 10th place
•Showmanship 1st-3rd place plaques
•1st-5th Places cash and plaques
•Jackpot pays 50% of pot.

Water & Electric Hook-Ups are Included (FCFS)
Each team will receive 5 festival wristbands good for the weekend.
Thursday October 10
5 p.m.: Regular Check-In/Parking
6 p.m.: BBQ Cook-Off Check-In, Lake Road Gate
Friday October 11
8 a.m.: BBQ Cook-Off Check-In, Lake Road Gate
12 p.m.: Meat Inspection
6:30 p.m.: Head Cooks' Meeting, Rock House
7:30 p.m.: Calcutta Jackpot Buy-In ($25.00)
8 p.m.: Margarita Contest Turn-In, Rock House
Saturday October 12
10 a.m.: Jackpot Beans Turn-In, Rock House
11 a.m.: Jackpot Chili Turn-In, Rock House
12 p.m.: Jackpot Turkey Turn-In, Rock House
1 p.m.: Chicken Turn-In, Rock House
1:30 p.m.: Kid's Pork Chop Turn-In, Rock House
2:30 p.m.: Ribs Turn-In, Rock House
3 p.m.: Showmanship Judging
4 p.m.: Brisket Turn-In, Rock House
5:30 p.m.: KID's COOK-OFF AWARDS, Main Pavilion
6:00 p.m.: BBQ AWARDS PRESENTATION, Main Pavilion
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BBQ Cook-Off Registration

$200 Entry Fee Per Team
Categories for brisket, pork spare ribs and chicken.
Jackpots: Beans, Chili, Turkey and Margarita are $25
Kids Cook is $20

Grand Champion cash and trophy
Reserve Champion cash and trophy

Plaques and Prize Money presented to 1st-5th place.
Certificates presented to 6th-10th place
Showmanship: Plaques for 1st-3rd place.
Jackpot pays 50% of pot.
Please use the form below for BBQ Cook-Off Registration. jackpot entries are separate.
Submit all questions to BBQ Coordinator Brenda Martin at 361-243-6114 or ctfbbq@hotmail.com.

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Cook-Off Categories

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JACKPOTS: $25 each

Kids Cook-Off

BBQ Cook-Off Registration
BBQ Cook-Off
Jackpot - Beans
Jackpot - Chili
Jackpot - Turkey
Jackpot - Margarita
Kids Cook-Off
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BBQ Cook-off
Oct 11 - Oct 13, 2019
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