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Firemans Light BBQ Cook-off

Join us for the 3rd Annual Firemans Light BBQ Cook-Off SATURDAY, September 9th benefiting the Lone Star Paralysis Foundation.
This is a sanctioned IBCA (International Barbeque Cookers Association) cook-off with celebrity judges & cash prizes!
Live music starts on the Threadgill’s Stage start at 1:30pm!
Head Judge: Melissa Briggs
Friday, September 8th: (cook teams only)
Tray Pickup: Friday 4-6pm
Cooks Meeting: Friday at 6PM
Saturday, September 9th: (cook teams only)
Turn in times / Schedule
12:00 Chicken
1:30 Pork Spare Ribs
3:00 Brisket
This is a free event… so bring the kids, walk the cook lines and & enjoy some of Texas’ best live music & BBQ!
Doug English (UT/ Detroit Lions) and some of his retired NFL Football buddy’s will be signing footballs, posters, or football related items for a limited time during the event for a small donation to the foundation.
Food will be available for purchase all day on Saturday from the Burnt Orange Bleeders with proceeds to benefit Lone Star Paralysis Foundation.
You can purchase an advance combo ticket from the Lone Star Paralysis Foundation for $25 that includes :
-two beers
-priority football signing
-face painting
-lunch plate from the Burnt Orange Bleeders
If you need information about the Cook-Off or would like to sign up to cook in the competition, reach out to John Taylor :
jmt729 at
For any additional questions feel free to reach out to marketing at or message us on Facebook


  • Friday
  • 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Real Ale Brewing Company
  • 231 San Saba Court
    Blanco, TX 78606 United States