Latest BBQ team to join Sizzling in the Tropics BBQ Competition

you rub me long time team

The “You Rub Me Long Time” cooking team from left: Johnny Cardenas, Isaac Torres, Alma Vera and Aaron Gonzalez

H-E-B and the McAllen Chamber of Commerce invite everyone to the “Sizzling in the Tropics” BBQ Competition on Saturday, April 2 from 12 noon to 5:00 p.m. at the McAllen Chamber, 1200 Ash Ave. One of the latest teams to join in the fun is the “You Rub Me Long Time” Cooking Team headed up by Alma Vera.  Her team is ready for competition and they would like everyone to come out and sample the meat they prepare for the judges.  The cooking teams will be judged on the best Chicken, Pulled Pork, Pork Ribs, Beef Brisket, Pan de Campo, and Beans.  There will also be awards for best showmanship and The public will judge the People’s Choice Award so come out and support your favorite team!

Tickets to attend the event are $15.00 per person, which includes all-you-can-eat tasting from all 35 teams, drinks, a beverage garden, live entertainment with Serjio and Ropin’ the Wind and Clueless, and a car show with the South Texas MOPAR and the South Texas Jeeps Car Clubs, with all classic makes and models invited to participate.

Tickets will be sold at the McAllen Chamber.  Kids 10 and under eat free.  Proud sponsors of this year’s event are H-E-B, L&F Distributors – Budweiser, AEP Texas and The Monitor.  For more information, contact Gerry Garcia at 682-2871.