Prasifka BBQ, chili cook-off this weekend




David Prasifka presents a plaque to Jackie Milligan, the overall winner at the 2015 Jourdanton Volunteer Fire Department Malvin Prasifka BBQ and Chili Cook-Off. Be sure to make plans to attend this year’s cook-off this Friday through Sunday, May 20-22 at the American Legion Hall.

David Prasifka presents a plaque to Jackie Milligan, the overall winner at the 2015 Jourdanton Volunteer Fire Department Malvin Prasifka BBQ and Chili Cook-Off. Be sure to make plans to attend this year’s cook-off this Friday through Sunday, May 20-22 at the American Legion Hall.

The Jourdanton Volunteer Fire Department will host the 26th annual Malvin Prasifka Cook-off at the American Legion Hall (1404 Zanderson, Jourdanton). The three-day event starts Friday night with a Cook’s Choice competition for the BBQ contests. Entry fee is $20 and a 50/50 split for first place will be awarded. Meat turn in is at 7 p.m. and dessert turn in is at 7:45 p.m.

On Saturday, Jackpot Pinto Beans will pay 50 percent of what is entered. Turn-in time for this event will be 11 a.m.

For the IBCA sanctioned BBQ Cook-off (you don’t have to be a member to compete), turn in will be 12 noon for chicken, 1:30 p.m. for pork spare ribs and 3 p.m. for brisket. The fee to enter is $125 for one or all meats.

The Chili Cook-off (chili grind only) will be held on Saturday and Sunday. A $35 entry fee for both days or $20 for one day will be collected. Turn in times are 2 p.m on Saturday and noon on Sunday.

There will also be a live auction held on Saturday after the judging and awards featuring many items that have been donated for the event.

For more information call Charlie Abshier 830-570-6307 for the chili cook-off and Oscar Munoz 210-748-8930 for the BBQ cook-off.

A dance, with music by The Texas Rainmakers, will be held on Saturday night from 8 p.m. -until midnight.


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