12th Annual Sealybration BBQ Cook-off!

Do you have what it takes?

Entry Fee: $200 for 1 meat or all meat categories if paid before 7/1/2021.

Friday, July 9 and Saturday July 11th

Sealybration Chili cookoff

Rules and Regulations

 

  1. The Sealybration BBQ Committee and Sealy Community Foundation reserve the right to expand or modify these rules and regulations. Decisions of the committee chairman and judges will be final.

  2. The City of Sealy and the Sealy Community Foundation are not responsible for theft or damage to equipment or contestants.

  3. The Chief Cook is responsible for the actions of its team members and guests. Excessive use of alcoholic beverages will be grounds for disqualification. No alcoholic beverages are to be served to anyone under 21 or sold to the public. All alcohol must remain in cook-off participants designated area.

  4. Excessive Music will not be tolerated after 2am on Friday or Saturday night. Please be courteous to your neighbors.

  5. Each team will be allowed to bring an ATV or golf cart for use specifically to access the entry turn-in point at the Hill Center. Operators are asked to be considerate of other participating teams while utilizing these vehicles.

  6. A large dumpster will be placed at the entrance of the cook-off. All teams are responsible for disposing of their bags/garbage and maintaining the cleanliness of their spots.

  7. No ATVs will be allowed in the main festival area or you will be escorted out by Sealy PD and asked to leave the premises. ATVs will be allowed outside of the main festival gates to turn in entries but traffic should be kept to a minimum and extreme caution used to and from the cook-off area for pedestrian traffic

  8. The Cook off Area Entry Road will be closed Friday night between 830-1030 for the 5K Fun Run. Access will be available through the cemetery during that time. (A map will be included in your welcome packet)

  9. Cook-off Entry gates will remain open all day Friday till 6pm. At that time the gates will be closed to vehicle traffic excluding the turn in time window (10 min before – 10 min after). Gates will re-open at midnight Friday night and remain open until 10 am Saturday morning. The gates will be closed Saturday until 1am Sunday with the exception of cook off turn in times (10 min before – 10 min after). The only exception to this rule is for teams that want to move out Saturday after awards.

  10. Each team will be given 5 gate entry tickets for Friday night and 5 entry tickets for Saturday night for the main festival area. Extra gate tickets can be purchased online or at the gate on the day of admission. 

Prices are as follows:

Friday 5pm- Midnight

General Admission:  $20
Children 5-12:  $10
Children:  0-5 Free

Saturday 7am – 1 am (Sunday)

General Admission:  $20
Children 5-12:  $10
Children:  0-5 Free

Combo Passes (Fri and Sat)   $35

VIP (21 and over): $75.00 PER DAY (Presale or at the Gate)

CHECK-IN

  1. Contestants may start moving in after 3:00pm on Thursday, July 8.
  2. Spaces will be grass and available on a first-come first serve basis.
  3. NO electricity will be provided. All travel trailers and motor homes will have to operate off of a generator.
  4. All contestants must supply all needed equipment and supplies.

COOKING AND JUDGING

  1. No Meat Inspections will be performed.
  2. Jackpot entries are Chef Choice, Margaritas, and Pinto Beans.
  3. Tray Pick Up will be 4–5:30pm in the Hill Center followed by Cooks Meeting.
  4. Chief cooks meeting will be Friday night at 5:30pm at the Hill Center.
  5. Fires must be wood or wood substance. No electric or gas fires are allowed. Holes or dug pits are not permitted. Heatshields must be provided if fires are capable of damaging contest area. Pellet cookers will be allowed.
  6. Judging procedures– Only one (1) container of each category entered will be judged and on the blind system to ensure anonymity of contestants.
  7. $200 for one meat or ALL meat categories ($175 if paid before July 1, 2021)

Friday Turn-In as follows:

Tray Pick Up 4:00– 5:30 pm
Chief Cooks Meeting 5:30 pm
Jackpot- Margaritas 7:00 pm
Jackpot – Chef Choice 8:00 pm

Saturday Turn-In as follows

Jackpot – Bloody Mary 9:00 am
Jackpot – Pinto Beans 10:30 am
½ Chicken  (2 separate fully jointed chicken halves) 12:00 pm
Pork Ribs  (9 individual pork spare ribs) 1:30 pm
Brisket  (9 Full Slices) 3:00 pm
***(Standard Turn In Times Apply up to 100 Teams)***

OPTIONAL JACKPOT COMPETITIONS

1. All jackpots willbe conducted on the blind judging system. BBQ Committee members will hand out containers for Friday afternoon.
2. Jackpot Chef Choice and Margaritas will be held on Friday, July 9. Bloody Mary and Jackpot Pinto Beans competition will be held on Saturday, July 11th. These contests will be optional.
3. Jackpot Chef Choice – 8:00 pm, $25 entry fee
Chef Choice will be judged on taste and appearance.
4. Jackpot Margaritas – 7:00pm, $25 entry fee
Margaritas will be judged on taste and appearance.
5. Jackpot Bloody Mary– 9:00am, $25 entry fee
Bloody Mary will be judged on taste and appearance.
6. Jackpot Pinto Beans – 10:30 am, $25 entry fee
Pinto beans only may be used for this entry.

MOVE OUT

1. All teams mustbe cleared of the contest site no later than noon on Sunday, July 11.
2. Each team will be responsible for cleanup of their site during the cook-off and prior to moving out. There shall be no ashes,beans or trash left in their cooking areas. Again a roll-off trash dumpster will be
provided at cook-off area for trash disposal.

*** Refunds will be issued if this event is CANCELLED due to the COVID-19 pandemic, otherwise this is a RAIN OR SHINE event ***

BBQ Cookoff Entry Form

CASH PAYOUT – 70% PAYOUT (based on # of teams entered)

Trophy and $400 for Grand and Trophy and $200 for Reserve Overall

Jackpot Contests – $25 per entry (50/50 Pay Back)

Bloody Mary, Chef Choice, Margaritas, and Pinto Beans

Festival Events: Arts & Crafts Booths, Music Entertanment, Softball Tournament, Carnival, Helicopter Rides, VIP Experience

****Refunds will be issued if this event is CANCELLED due to the COVID-19 pandemic, otherwise this is an RAIN OR SHINE event****

 

Cookoff Timeline

8:00

SETUP

10:00

COOKING

3:00

SAMPLING

5:00

JUDGING

6:00

AWARDS

Results

  • 2019 Sam Jones
  • 2019 Sam Jones
  • 2019 Sam Jones
  • 2019 Sam Jones
  • 2019 Sam Jones
  • 2019 Sam Jones
  • 2019 Sam Jones
  • 2019 Sam Jones
  • 2019 Sam Jones
  • 2019 Sam Jones
  • 2019 Sam Jones

IBCA Sanction Information

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