Texas Forts Trail Region

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Menard : Menard, Texas: Jim Bowie Bar-B-Q Cook-Off

May 1, 2015 - 12:00pm to May 2, 2015 - 11:45pm

 May 1, PM (Afternoon, times will be announced) – Hot Sauce, Guacamole and Margarita Contest (that evening), BBQ Contestants – Meat Inspection will begin Friday afternoon, you will be able to register your meat until 8:00 am on Saturday morning. The three meats you can register are Brisket, 1/2 Chicken and Pork Spare Ribs.  

  May 2, All Day – Cook Off (judging starts that afternoon), Activities for the kids, 5K Fun Run/Walk that morning, Washer Pitching Contest, Mr.and Miss. Nugget Contest, Wild Pig Sacking and Dance the Night Away Featuring Aaron Kothmann at Club Victoria from 8:00 pm – 12:00 a.m.
Visit the website for more information and appropriate forms. 


  • Low Water Bridge Park
  • Decker Street
  • Menard , Texas
  • 76859


  • Contact:
    Menard Chamber of Commerce
  • Phone:
  • Visit Website


  • Free to enjoy the fun! Pricing to be determined. 

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