Events

February 9-10, 2024

Thomas Fowler American Legion Post 169

Wichita Falls, TX

Event flyer 

Contact Information –

Kenny Lyons – 940.704.1939

Head Judge – Judy Keeney

Event Winners – 33 Teams

GC – AJ George – Okie Folks BBQ

RGC – Bobby Oliver – Twisted Oliver BBQ

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

February 23-24, 2024

Irving Elks Lodge

Irving, TX

LIMITED TO 50 TEAMS – PLEASE CALL TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT –  AFTER 3:00 PM

Event flyer

Contact Information –

George Wood – 214.763.9915 or Lodge 972.579.0005  ( after 3:00)

Head Judge – Laura Blount

Event Winners

27 Teams

GC – Mikes Steele – Pigs & Cows Gone Wild

RGC – Ricky Bocanegra – We Dem Boys

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

March 1-2, 2024

Rattle Snake Round Up BBQ Cook Off

Walnut Springs, TX

Event Flyer

Event Entry Form

Contact Information –

Brent Prescher – 254.396.3658 wsbbqcookoff@gmail.com

Head Judge – Judy Keeney

Event Winners – 15 Teams

GC – AJ George – Okie Folks BBQ

RGC – Bobby Oliver – Twisted Oliver BBQ

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

March 2 & 3, 2024

KCJLS BBQ Cook Off

Kaufman, TX

THIS IS A SUNDAY TURN IN

Event flyer

Contact Information –

James Hines – 972.965.3719

kcjlsjames@outlook.com

Head Judge – Kesa Giles

Event Winners – 25 Teams

GC – Nate Bocanegra – Jr Mafia BBQ

RGC – Jason Phillips – Lone Wolf BBQ

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

March 15-16, 2024

Red River Classic 15th Annual BBQ Cook Off

Ardmore, OK

Event flyer

Contact Information –

Clay Allison – 540.277.3643 

bigdaddy73401@yahoo.com

Head Judge – Judy Keeney

Event Winners

GC – Kyle Speicher – BBQ Daddies 

RGC – Craig Cumby – Pa Pa’s Que

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

March 15-16, 2024

Limestone County Go Texan BBQ Cook Off

Groesbeck, TX

Event flyer

Contact Information –

Kyle Hancock 254.625.1088

Head Judge – Randy Lancaster

Event Winners

GC – Craig Groves – Smokin Groves BBQ

RGC – Clynt Platt – Flat Tire Smokers

March 22-23, 2024

5th Annual Spring Freedom is NOT Free BBQ Cook Off

Granbury, TX

Event flyer

Contact Information –

Ken Stephens 254.415.2553

stephensk75@yahoo.com

Head Judge – Judy Keeney

Event Winners

GC – AJ George – Okie Folks BBQ

RGC – Brittany Unkart – Shark Bite BBQ

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

April 5-6, 2024

Risk it For the Brisket

Gilmer, TX

Event flyer

Contact Information –

Dana Carter 817.253.5167

dana.carter17@gmail.com

Head Judge – Randy Lancaster

Event Winners

GC –  Ricky Bocanegra – We Dem Boys

RGC – Jana Smelley – Big Juicy

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

April 5-6, 2024

Reinspire BBQ Cookoff

Cleburne, TX

Event flyer

Contact Information –

Larry Hearn – 870-648-8241

larry@yellowrosepropane.com

Head Judge – Judy Keeney

Event Winners

GC –  Stephen Peacock – Mack Daddy Q

RGC – Justin West Hat Creek Q

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

April 12 & 13, 2024

11th Annual Sumthin’s Burnin BBQ Cook Off

Clifton, TX

DID NOT MAKE SANCTION

Event flyer

Entry Form

Contact Information –

Danny Burnett – 254.733.1261

wsvfdpresident@hotmail.com

Head Judge – Walker Keeney

Event Winners

GC – Dwayne Turnbo – Turnbo BBQ

RGC – Marcos Lopez – Lonewolf Q

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

April 12 & 13, 2024

Turkey Fest

Henrietta, TX

Event flyer

Contact Information –

Melissa Roberson 940.733.7944

mgr8809@gmail.com

Head Judge – Judy Keeney

Event Winners

GC – Charles Tant – Bury Da Bone

RGC – Mike Steele – Pigs & Cows Gone Wild

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

April 26 & 27, 2024

Terrell Jubilee BBQ Cook Off

Terrell, TX

Event flyer

Online Registration

Friday Night Cook’s Choice has been added

Contact Information –

Angie Cooper 972.563.5703

angie@terrelltexas.com

Head Judge – Laura Blount & Kesa Giles

Event Winners 

Pit

GC – Nate Bocanegra – Jr Mafia

RGC – Ed Faulder – Big Ed

Local

GC – McGwire Morton – FA & FO

RGC – Eric Garcia – Come and take it BBQ

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

April 26 & 27, 2024

Smokin’ 4 Limbs

Emory, TX

POSTPONED

Event flyer coming soon

Contact information- Ray Daughety – 903.513.1421

r2d102376@icloud.com or 

reborn2disciple@gmail.com

Head Judge-Randy Lancaster

Event Winners

GC – 

RGC – 

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

April 26 & 27, 2024

Germanfest

Muenster, TX

Event flyer

Contact information- Lilly Palmer 940-759-2227

chamber@ntin.net

Head Judge-Judy Keeney

Event Winners

GC – Cody Alambar – CA BBQ

RGC – AJ George – Okie Folk’s BBQ

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

April 26 & 27, 2024

Sabine County Go Texan

Spring Fest 

Hemphill, TX

Event flyer coming soon

Contact information- Marc Griffin 936.275.6693

mgriffin4142@gmail.com

chamber@ntin.net

Head Judge-Randy Lancaster

Event Winners

GC – Trey Whitehead

RGC – Charle Gill

May 3 & 4, 2024

903 BBQ

Paris, TX

Postponed to June

Event flyer

Contact information- Kyle Queen

903.272.0559

Head Judge-Kesa Giles

Event Winners

GC – 

RGC – 

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

May 3 & 4, 2024

Cooking for Canines

Ft Worth, TX

Event flyer

Contact information- Mark Miller

817-360-6904

Head Judge-Laura Blount

Event Winners

GC – Tim Esh – Tiny E BBQ

RGC – Brian Erbe – Big B BBQ

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

May 3 & 4, 2024

4th Annual Rogers Springfest

Rogers, TX

POSTPONED TO June 28 & 29th, 2024

Event flyer

Contact information- Charlie Shirley

254.493.6401

Head Judge-Judy Keeney

Event Winners

GC – 

RGC – 

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

May 10 & 11, 2024

Butterfield Stage Days

Bridgeport, TX

Event flyer 

Contact Information- Nathan Byers 940.683.2076

Head Judge-Judy Keeney 

Event Winners

GC – Marcus Lopez – Lonewolf BBQ

RGC – Bud Brown – Smokin’ Bud’s BBQ

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

May 17 & 18, 2024

4th Annual Pump Jack Capital Throwdown

Electra, TX

POSTPONED

Event Flyer

Contact Information- Damian Figueloa – 940.235.5978

EFD Throwdown@yahoo.com

Head Judge-Judy Keeney 

Event Winners

GC – 

RGC – 

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

May 17 & 18, 2024

Cow Camp Cook Off

San Saba, TX

Postponed due to flooding

New Date June 14 & 15, 2024

Event flyer

Contact Information- Keith Hebert 325.330.2426

TXTRPR@yahoo.com

Head Judge-Kesa Giles

Event Winners

GC – 

RGC – 

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

May 24 & 25, 2024

Cody Dragoo Memorial BBQ Cook Off

West, TX

Event flyer 

Contact Information- Ranae Dameron 

254-716-2262

Mrs4ret@aol.com

Head Judge- Laura Blount

Event Winners

GC – Karley Aleksines – Give’em Hell

RGC – Jeff Wyatt Redneck Cookers

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

June 7 & 8, 2024

Covington Volunteer Fire Dept 10h Annual BBQ Cookoff

Covington, TX

POSTPONED

Event flyer coming soon

Contact Information- Shalest Karlicek 254.205.8035

Head Judge-

Event Winners

GC – 

RGC – 

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

June 7 & 8, 2024

Kosse Homecoming BBQ Cookoff

Kosse, TX

DID NOT MAKE SANCTION

Event flyer 

Contact Information- Matt Kuehn 908-644-0606

matthew.kuehn73@gmail.com

Head Judge-Judy Keeney

Event Winners

GC – Karley Aleksines

RGC – James Boyd

June 7 & 8, 2024

Back The Blue BBQ Cookoff

Wills Point, TX

Event flyer 

Contact Information- Dawn Wheeler 903-873-2588

Head Judge-Kesa Giles

Event Winners

GC – Stephen Peacock – Mac Daddy Q

RGC – David Hargrave – Bubba’s Blue Plate

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

June 14 & 15, 2024

Cow Camp Cookoff

San Saba, TX

Event flyer

Contact Information- Keith Hebert 325.330.2426

TXTRPR@yahoo.com

Head Judge-

Event Winners

GC – Peter Harrison – Harrison Cattle

RGC – Bud Brown – Smokin’ Buds BBQ

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

June 21 & 22, 2024

903 BBQ

Paris, TX

Event flyer

Contact information- Kyle Queen

903.272.0559

Head Judge-Kesa Giles

Event Winners

GC – Jeff Wyatt – Redneck Cooker

RGC – Stephen Peacock – Mack Daddy Q

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

June 28 & 29, 2024

4th Annual Rogers Springfest

Rogers, TX

Event flyer

Contact information- Charlie Shirley

254.493.6401

Head Judge-Judy Keeney

Event Winners

GC – 

RGC – 

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

August 16 & 17, 2024

Goin’ For Broke in the PNW

Portland, Oregon

Event flyer

Contact information- Alta Hertz

360.600.5727

903-272-0559

Head Judge-Judy Keeney

Event Winners

GC – 

RGC – 

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

September 13 & 14, 2024

Patriot Day Bash

Ennis, TX

Event flyer 

Contact Information- Geoffrey Williams 972.878.2625

Head Judge-Kesa Giles

Event Winners

GC – 

RGC – 

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

September 13 & 14, 2024

Apache Pass Cook Off & Car Show

Rockdale, TX

Event flyer coming soon

Contact Information- Courtney Robertson -979-213-8244

apachepasscc@outlook.com

Head Judge-Laura Blount

Event Winners

GC – 

RGC – 

September 27 & 28, 2024

Busted in Baylor County Cook-Off

Seymour, TX

Event flyer coming soon

Contact Information- Jon Hrncicik 940-256-0743

jonhrncirik@yahoo.com

Head Judge-Judy Keeney

Event Winners

GC – 

RGC – 

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

October 4 & 5, 2024

Keller Lions Club BBQ

Keller, TX

Event flyer coming soon

Contact Information- Jimmy Lucas 817.307.9752

Head Judge-Judy Keeney

Event Winners

GC – 

RGC – 

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

October 4 & 5, 2024

Kare for Kids

Longview, TX

Event flyer coming soon

Contact Information- Terry Petty 903.431.2001

Head Judge-Randy Lancaster

Event Winners

GC – 

RGC – 

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

October 4-6 , 2024

Jambo Shootout

Double Header

Ennis, TX

Event flyer coming soon

Contact Information- Jamie Geer

817.223.3918

Head Judge-Laura Blount

Event Winners

GC – 

RGC – 

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

October 4&5 , 2024

Rib, Rub, Run & Roll

Rockwall, TX

Event flyer coming soon

Contact Information- Dustin Weaver

972.672.5053

Dweaver@rockwall.com

Head Judge-Kesa Giles

Event Winners

GC – 

RGC – 

October 11 & 12 , 2024

El Dorado Chevy Carshow & BBQ Cook Off

McKinney, TX

Event flyer coming soon

Contact Information- Kevin Perry 972.569.0101

kperry@eldoradomotors.com

Head Judge-Laura Blount

Event Winners

GC – 

RGC – 

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

October 11 & 12 , 2024

2nd Annual Daingerfield BBQ Cook Off

Daingerfield, TX

Event flyer 

Contact Information- Tracey Climer

903.285.8266

Head Judge-Kesa Giles

Event Winners

GC – 

RGC – 

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

October 18 & 19, 2024

Decatur BBQ Bash 

Decatur, TX

Event flyer coming soon

Contact Information- Justin West 940.577.9543

Head Judge-Judy Keeney

Event Winners

GC – 

RGC – 

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

October 25 & 26, 2024

SmokeFest

Flower Mound, TX

Event flyer coming soon

Contact Information- Bryan Webb 972.816.5661

bcwebb57@gmail.com

Head Judge-Laura Blount

Event Winners

GC – 

RGC – 

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

October 25 & 26, 2024

National Championship BBQ Cookoff

Meridian, TX

Event flyer coming soon

Contact Information- Karmree Niewwenhuis 254.717.2359

Head Judge-Judy Keeney

Event Winners

GC – 

RGC – 

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

October 25 & 26, 2024

San Augustine County Chamber of Commerce Sassafras Festival BBQ

San Augustine, TX

Event flyer coming soon

Contact Information- Bethany Butler 936.275.7393

bbutler@sacems.org

Head Judge– Randy Lancaster

Event Winners

GC – 

RGC – 

November 8-9, 2024

Moonshine Days BBQ 

Glen Rose, TX

Event flyer coming soon

Contact Information- Angelica Smith 254.897.3081

angel.smith@o.somervell.tx.us

Head Judge-Judy Keeney

Event Winners

GC – 

RGC – 

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

November 8-9, 2024

Oklahoma Pecan Festival

Ardmore, OK

Event flyer 

Contact Information- A J George 

903.905.2930

okiefolksbarbecue@gmail.com

Head Judge-

Event Winners

GC – 

RGC – 

December 6&7, 2024

Outlaw Round Up 

Denton, TX

Event flyer coming soon

Contact Information- Outlaw BBQ Association Board of Directors or

Jim Paddock 940.390.6864 

board@outlawbbq.org

jim@texaschow.com

Event Winners

GC – 

RGC – 

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

Date Coming Soon for 2024

Highland VFW Post 6974 Stars & Stripes BBQ Cook Off

Burnet, TX

Event flyer coming soon

Contact Information –

Alex Orozco -850.501.0954

alex42a2012@gmail.com

Head Judge – Laura Blount

Event Winners

GC – 

RGC – 

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