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BBQ Smoke-Off 2021

August 6, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - August 7, 2021 @ 6:00 pm



Calling all BBQ enthusiasts! Do you consider yourself the BEST Pitmaster in town? Have SMOKIN’ BBQ skills that can’t be beat? Or maybe you are just looking for a fun and friendly competition for a GREAT cause! We have the event for you…Register for Silver Spur Resort’s BBQ Smoke-Off at Rooster Fest 2021, an IBCA sanctioned event August 6th & 7th! For official rules, visit

Adult Cook-off

The entry fee is $150 and includes THREE CATEGORIES: Brisket, Chicken Halves & Pork Spare Ribs with an 80% Payout to the top five winners and 20% donated to The Children’s Heart Foundation. An optional add-on includes Burnt Ends, Beans & Bloody Mary for an additional $25 (one winner per category). Trophies will be awarded to winners at the conclusion of the BBQ Smoke-off Saturday. See the schedule of turn-in times listed below.

Entries include the use of resort amenities…fishing in a stocked pond, outdoor games, and more! Golf carts are welcome. BBQ entry fee includes 4 tickets to Rooster Fest 2021

Weekend Music Festival

There is SO much more than a smoke-off planned that weekend! The BBQ competition is part of a larger weekend music festival called Rooster Fest 2021, here at Silver Spur Resort. Weekend festivities include a 5k walk/run for charity, music Friday evening and all-day Saturday, tons of planned activities, a beer garden, food, vendors & more! BBQ participants will receive 4 tickets to Rooster Fest. To purchase additional tickets, please visit our Rooster Fest event page.

Kids Cook-off

Let the kids test their skills, too! Friday, August 6th, we’ll have a Kids Porkchop Cook-Off for $15 with a 100% payout!


Porkchop turn-in will be 8:00 pm on Friday night. Porkchops can be smoked, grilled, etc but MUST be cooked on wood. Judging will be based on taste, smell, and look. Payout places will depend on the number of entries we receive.

Smoke-Off Turn In & Judging

Meats to be cooked:
Half Chicken 2 Fully Jointed Chicken Halves (Complete with wing, breast, thigh and leg.)
Pork Spare Ribs (Required: 9 Individual Pork Spare Ribs)
Brisket (Required: 9 Full Slices)

Turn-in and judging will take place in the climate-controlled Barn.

Friday, August 6th: 

5:00 pm- Tray Pickups Begin

6:00 pm- Cooks Meeting

7:00 pm- Bloody Mary

7:30 pm- Kids Pork Chops


Saturday, August 7th:

11:00 am- Beans

12:00 pm- Chicken

1:30 pm- Pork Spare Ribs

3:00 pm- Brisket

4:00 pm- Burnt Ends

5:00/5:30 pm- Awards

Contact Jeff Durham with additional questions at 903-420-1400 or email

(Registration Closed)

BBQ contest at Rooster Fest 2021


August 6, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
August 7, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
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