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“Sizzling in the Tropics” BBQ Cook-off Competition & Craft Cocktails Showcase

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

| $35

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H-E-B and the McAllen Chamber invite you to be part of the 6th annual “Sizzling in the Tropics” BBQ Cook-off and “Craft Cocktails Showcase,” scheduled for  Friday, April 21 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 22 from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. at the McAllen Chamber of Commerce, 1200 Ash Ave., McAllen, TX.
New this year, the night before the BBQ Cook-off Competition, on Friday, April 21 at 7:00 p.m., we will have a “Craft Cocktails Showcase,” featuring our local bars & grills mixing up the cocktails their eateries are famous for.   H-E-B will also showcase some of its Best of H-E-B Food & Wine.  We will also have live entertainment from some of our local talent!
On Saturday, April 22 from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m., thirty-five cooking teams will be competing for the best Ribs, Brisket, Pulled Pork, Chicken, Beans, and Pan de Campo. The teams will also compete in Showmanship and a People’s Choice Award.  The Grand Champion team will receive a $500 cash prize.  The BBQ Cook-off also includes live bands, a beer garden, a car show with the South Texas MOPAR and the South Texas Jeeps Car Clubs, with all classic makes and models invited to participate.
$35 Two-Day Pass – includes the “Craft Cocktails Showcase” on Friday, and the BBQ Competition on Saturday with All-You-Can-Sample from all 35 teams, Live Entertainment, Car Show, Beverages and Beer Garden
$20 One-Day Pass – includes the BBQ Competition All-You-Can-Sample from all 35 teams.
$20 One-Day Pass – includes the “Craft Cocktails Showcase.” (for 21 and over only, please)
Kids 10 and under eat free at the BBQ Cook-off.   Sponsors of the “Sizzling in the Tropics” BBQ Competition include H-E-B, L&F Distributors-Budweiser and The Monitor.
For more information, please contact Gerry Garcia at the Chamber at 682-2871.


April 22
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Gerry Garcia


McAllen Chamber
1200 Ash Ave.
McAllen, TX,
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