BBQ Cook-Off

Want to join the competition in the BBQ Cook-off?

Take a look at the 2015 Cooking Team Packet and click here to register to compete in the Texas Gulf Coast BBQ Cookers Association sanctioned cook-off today!


$175 per space (30’ x 40’)

Additional space(s) may be purchased


  • 6 event wristbands for team members/guests
  • Listing in event marketing material
  • Access to the afternoon concert series

All teams are asked to provide enough food* to serve at least 25 guests 

  • food* = one entrée (does not have to be the same as the competition meats) along with 2 side items

Fill out the Team Application here.

2015 Cooking Teams

AECOM Amerisource/Fat Boy Cookers
Asleep at the Grill Byrd Interior Construction
Cowboy Scientists Derrick Equipment Company/Green Smoke
Good Time Cookers GORDOS "R" US COOKERS
Kommunity Kookers Kung Fused Koox
L3P Cooking Team Lakehouse Cookers
M&M Cookers #1 M&M Cookers #2
MudRubb Cooking Team The Original Kowboy Kookers
Padawan Smokers Rockin P. Cookers
Texas Armidillo Xrated Cookers


  • Beef Brisket 
  • Half Chicken 
  • Pork Spare Ribs 
  • Beans (Optional)

Cook-off Schedule

o   Arrival Time (earliest) 12 noon (5/1/2015)

o   Cooking Team Meeting 4:00 p.m. (5/1/2015)

o   Official Cook-off Start Time 5:00 p.m. (5/1/2015)

o   Judging by Category 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. (5/2/2015)

o   Event Serving Time 5:00-7:30 p.m. (5/2/2015)


Click here to view the rules and guidelines for Texas Bands Brews & BBQ 2015. 


Prize money and trophies will be awarded as follows:

  • Grand Champion: Cash Prize & Trophy
  • Reserve Grand Champion: Cash Prize & Trophy
  • 1st Place Each Sanctioned Category: Cash Prize & Trophy
  • 2nd Place Each Sanctioned Category: Cash Prize & Trophy
  • 3rd Place Each Sanctioned Category: Trophy
  • 1st Place Optional Category: Cash Reward (50% of Optional Category fees collected) & Trophy
  • 2nd Place Optional Category: Trophy
  • 3rd Place Optional Category: Trophy

*Cash prizes TBD, will be updated at later time


2013 TB3 Cook-off

Grand Champion: Pancho & Lefty BBQ

Bands Brews BBQ 2013 127

Reserve Grand Champion: Young Guns
Bands Brews BBQ 2013 BBQ Awards


Tyler Stegeman, Cook-off Chair

Felicia Broussard, RMH Houston Special Events Coordinator