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Friends For Wishes BBQ Cookoff

April 28 - April 29, 2017

Time :

April 28th starts 8 AM finishes 8 PM
April 29th starts 8 AM finishes 5 PM

Location :

Waller County Fairgrounds
Waller County Fairgrounds, Waller, Texas
22000 Fairground Rd
Hempstead, TX 77445

Come join this family friendly event and help us raise money to grant wishes to children with life threatening medical conditions from Make-A-Wish. Meet some of the children we granted wishes to last year!

Admission: Adults = $10 / day; Children 10 and under = $5 / day


Friday, April 28, 2017

8:00 am - Team check in 
5:00 pm - Gates open to public/VIP tent opens
6:00 - 10:00 - Silent Auction Preview in pavilion area
7:00 pm - Hillbilly Wine Tasting in pavilion area
8:00 pm - Seafood Open ($20 entry fee/100% payout)

Saturday, April 29, 2017

8:00 am - Chief Cooks Meeting 
8:00 am - Kids-Que Check In
8:30 am - Gates open to the public
9:00 am - Kids-Que Begins (awards to follow immediately after the conclusion of judging)
9:00 am - Silent Auction open in pavilion area
11:00 am - Chicken Turn In
1:00 pm - Rib Turn In
1:00 pm - NFL Play 60 with Amobi Okoye, former Houston Texan and friends
3:00 pm - Brisket Turn In
5:00 pm - Live Auction, Raffle Drawing, Introduction of Make-A-Wish Kids, Awards

Accommodations

Americas Best Value Inn & Suites - 2145 FM 1488, (FM 1488 & Hwy. 290) Hempstead, TX 979-826-4200 

Americas Best Value Inn & Suites - 19777 Stokes Rd. (FM 2920 & Hwy. 290) Waller, TX 936-372-2227 

Holiday Inn Express - 31380 FM 2920, (Just south of Hwy. 290 on FM 2920), Waller, TX 936-372-3700 

Mention Friends For Wishes for blocked off rooms and get group discount.

For more information please visit www.friendsforwishes.org

Forms

2017 BBQ Entry Form - IBCA Rules
Play 60 Registration

Past event photos:

2016 Cook Off Photos
2015 Cook Off Photos

Make-A-Wish® Texas Gulf Coast & Louisiana
12625 Southwest Freeway
Stafford, TX 77477
(281) 491-9474

Make-A-Wish® Texas Gulf Coast & Louisiana, Louisiana Office
3340 Severn Avenue
Suite 350
Metairie, LA 70002
(504) 846-9474
Toll Free (888) 677-9474