Jourdanton VFD BBQ Cook-Off on May 17-18Free Access

On Friday and Saturday, May 17 and 18, the public is invited to attend the 29th Annual Jourdanton Volunteer Fire Department BBQ Cook-Off. This year’s event has moved to the Jourdanton City Park and will feature a washer tournament, Kids Que, IBCA BBQ Cook Off, tours by Methodist AirCare, Ballet Folklorico dancers and more.

The event is free to come check out. However, there is a $10 cover charge for the Saturday night dance. Those 12 and under are free.

Saturday’s schedule includes the washer tournament starting at 3:30 p.m. There is a $20 per person entry fee for the tourney. All points count, double elimination. Prizes for 1st-3rd place. Registration will begin at noon under the pavilion.

The live auction will follow at 5:30 p.m. The Ballet Folklorico Dancers of Poteet are scheduled to perform from 4-5 p.m. Methodist AirCare tours will be held from 2-4 p.m.

The Saturday night dance will feature the Allen Torans and Misty Blue Band with special guest Clifford Lyssy at 8 p.m. They will perform their awesome country dance music, mixed with some classic rock and roll.

Come out and support your local fire department. The entire event is a BYOB event. There will be sodas and water available for purchase at the event, as local youth groups will be selling concession stand items to raise funds.

Friday night will be the Cook’s Choice. Entry fee is $25 and a 50/50 split for first place will be awarded. Turn in times are 7:30 p.m. for meat, 8 p.m. for dessert and 8:30 p.m. for margaritas.

On Saturday, turn in time is 4:30 p.m. for the KidsQue Nation and entry fee is $25.

For the IBC Sanctioned BBQ Cook-Off, turn in times are: 12 noon for chicken, 1:30 p.m. for pork spare ribs and 3 p.m. for brisket. The meat entry fee is $175 for one or all meats. BBQ $3,000 guaranteed pay back.

Also on Saturday is the Jackpot Pinto Beans competition, with an entry fee of $25. Turn in is at 11 a.m.

Those with questions regarding the BBQ may contact Roland Jimenez at 210-355-2784 or Amy Martinez at 210-482-9752. To donate an auction item, call 830-769-3131 and leave a message.

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