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BYFL Set to Host First BBQ Cook-Off
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 • Posted June 20, 2013

This weekend, June 20-22, the Blanco Youth Football League will host its First Annual BBQ Cook-Off at Yett Park in Blanco.

The BYFL Cook-Off will start with set-up on Thursday, and Cook’s Choice and Margarita Competition on Friday night, as well as the newly added Kid’s Burger Contest at 7pm! A movie for the kids will be shown at 9pm, admission is $2, and concessions will be available.

On Saturday, the BBQ Competition will begin, with rival teams serving up their best brisket, chicken, and ribs – judges will evaluate the presentation and taste of the entries.

In addition, there will also be a contest for the best beans, best BBQ Sauce.

There will be activities through out the day on Saturday, but the biggest, aside from the BBQ Cook-off, will be the Washer Tournament – registration begins at 11am, the tournament goes until noon.

Turn in times for the cook-off will be: Dutch Oven, noon, Beans, 12:30pm, Chicken, 1pm, Ribs, 2pm, Barbecue Sauce, 230pm, and Brisket, 3:30pm. At 5pm, there will be a live auction, and at 6pm, winners will be announced and trophies handed out.

After a day of cooking and playing, Southern Mix will take to the stage under the covered pavilion at Yett Park at 8pm.

There will be a $10 gate fee for all adults and children over 12. Children 5-12 are $5, and 5 and younger are free. The wristband will get you in all day.

The event is BYOB, but this is a family friendly event. Please drink responsibly.

Fees are as follows: Kid’s Competition ($20 entry fee), BBQ Competition ($150 Entry fee) Brisket, Chicken, Ribs (spare), Cook’s Choice (Included in Entry fee) Friday night, Team bake grill, smoke whatever they want and serve to guests and judges, Margarita Competition ($25 Entry fee) Friday night, Dutch Oven Competition ($25 Entry fee) Saturday, Beans Competition ($25 Entry fee) Saturday, BBQ Sauce Competition ($25 Entry fee)Saturday, Washer Tournament ($25 Entry Fee) Saturday at 12:00 p.m.

For more information, and for the rules and regulations, please visit the BYFL website at

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