***IBCA SACTIONED EVENT***Entry Fee is $300/TeamRegistration is capped at 20 Teams Total for this Event Over $8,000 in Championship Prizes:
1st Place Brisket = $1,0001st Place Chicken = $1,0001st Place Ribs = $1,0002nd Place Brisket = $5002nd Place Chicken = $5002nd Place Ribs = $5003rd Place Brisket = $3003rd Place Chicken = $3003rd Place Ribs = $300Overall 1st Place Team = $1,000Overall 2nd Place Team = $500Overall 3rd Placd Team = $300Top 3 Teams Voted on by the Public = $300/ea.EACH TEAM WILL BE GIVEN MEAT PURCHASED BY THE EVENT ORGANIZERS TO HAND OUT TO THE PUBLIC DURING THE BBQ-COOK OFF. YOUR TEAM WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR COOKING THE MEAT AND GIVING SAMPLES TO THE PUBLIC WHO HAVE PURCHASED ADMISSION TO THE EVENT. 10 TEAMS WILL COOK CHICKEN, 5 TEAMS WILL COOK BRISKET, AND 5 TEAMS WILL COOK RIBS. THIS IS IN ADDITION TO THE BBQ COOK-OFF COMPETITION. **NOTE: YOUR TEAM AND EQUIPMENT MUST BE BIG ENOUGH TO ACCOMODATE COOKING FOR THE PUBLIC WHO PURCHASED TICKETS TO EAT THE BBQ YOUR TEAM COOKS IN ADDITION TO COMPETING IN THE BBQ COOK-OFF. THE EVENT ORGANIZER WILL BE CALLING TO MAKE SURE YOUR TEAM IS BIG ENOUGH TO ACCOMODATE THIS REQUIREMENT**THE GUESTS WILL START VISITING BBQ BOOTHS AT 11:00AM ON NOVEMBER 2ND AND YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING SAMPLES OF THE MEAT YOU COOKED FROM THE EVENT ORGANIZER UNITL YOU RUN OUT. THE GUESTS WILL HAVE TICKETS TO DROP IN A BUCKET AT YOUR BOOTH. THE 3 TEAMS WITH THE MOST TICKETS WILL WIN $300 EACH. BUCKETS WILL BE COLLECTED BY 5PM AND THE WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED ALONG WITH THE WINNERS OF THE BBQ COOK-OFF COMPETITION.YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR PURCHASING YOUR OWN GALVESTON COUNTY HEALTH DISTRICT TEMPORARY FOOD SERVICE PERMIT FOR $75. WE WILL PROVIDE YOU THE INFORMATION ON WHERE TO REGISTER FOR THE PERMIT AND THE SET-UP YOU WILL NEED TO MAINTAIN COMPLIANCE FOR FOOD SERVICE.
PLEASE READ THE FAQ'S Email FallFestBBQCookOff@gmail.com with any questions or concerns:
Q. How many vehicles are we allowed to have at our cook-off spot?
A. Teams will be given 2 vehicle passes per spot. This pass must be displayed on the dash of your vehicle. Any vehicle without a pass will be towed form the cook-off area.
Q. Can I have a golf cart or 4-wheeler?
A. No. We do not allow golf carts, 4-wheelers, ATV's, or any other motorized transportion outside of the event organizers.
Q. Can we sell our own BBQ Sauces, Rubs, Apparel, and other items to the public from our BBQ Team booth?
A. Absolutely! We have no problem with you or your team selling legally permitted goods.
Q. When can I check-in to setup?
A. You may check-in and begin setting up by 12pm on Friday, November 1st.
Q. Can I get my vehicle in and out of the gate?
A. Beginning at 8am on Saturday, November 2nd, no vehicles will be allowed to move in or out of the gated area until the Fall Fest/BBQ Cook-Off is over - after 8pm on Saturday, November 2nd.
Q. When do we need to leave by?
A. You will need to be cleaned up and ready to leave no later than 12pm on Sunday, November 3rd.DUE THIS EVENT LIMITING THE NUMBER OF TEAMS PARTICIPATING IN THE BBQ COOK-OFF, THE EVENT ORGANIZER MAY CONTACT YOU AFTER REGISTERING AND ASK ABOUT YOUR TEAM HISTORY, SETUP, ETC. TO ENSURE YOUR TEAM CAN COOK AT THE CAPACITY AND PACE NEEDED TO PROVIDE BBQ SAMPLES TO THE PUBLIC. THE EVENT ORGANIZER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCEL AND REFUND YOUR REGISTRATION AT ANYTIME WITHOUT ADVANCED NOTICE.