About the Cook-Off & Festival

January 25-26, 2019

The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Bar-B-Que Cook-Off is a championship event sanctioned by the International Barbeque Cookers Association and features some of the worlds best competitive Bar-B-Que teams, LIVE music, family activities, a BBQ trade show, a kids cook-off, shopping and much more. The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Bar-B-Que Cook-Off & Festival is one of several events kicking off the Rodeo Season. Proceeds from this event benefit the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Scholarship Fund. 

The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo On the Salado
1723 Creekview Dr, San Antonio, TX 78219

Ticket Prices:
2019 Pricing is TBA
Kids 12 and under and Active Duty Military get in free!

Parking Information:
Gembler Lot
142 Gembler Rd.
Shuttles will drop off and pick up at Main Gate

Lots 6 & 7 at AT&T Center (Entrance off of AT&T Parkway)
Shuttles will drop off and pick up at Main Gate

Handicap Parking
Will be available at both locations on each day. We will also have handicap accessible, ADA compliant shuttles

Friday: 11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 11:45 PM

Entertainment Lineup:
2019 Entertainment is TBA

Buckaroo Que Information: 
Kid Cookers from ages 4-10 and 11-17 will have the opportunity to show their cooking skills! Kid Cookers will have an hour to cook a pork chop that will be judged based off of three categorizes: Taste, Texture, and Appearance. Think you're kid cooker is up for the competition? 

Bar-B-Que Cook-off Team Registration Information: 
Team registration will be available later this year.

Please direct Team Registration questions to:
[email protected] or call 210-827-7988.

Please direct general event questions to:
[email protected] or 210-296-8986.

Retail Vendor Information
If you'd like to participate as a retail vendor,  click here.

The event is presented by 


Congratulations to our 2018 Champions! Click here to view results.

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