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 world's most 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:
$15 Friday and Saturday   
Kids 12 & under and military with valid id are FREE.

Parking Information:
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. We will also have handicap accessible, ADA compliant shuttles

Friday & 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 categories: Taste, Texture, and Appearance. Think you're kid cooker is up for the competition? 

Team Registration:
The Bar-B-Que Cook-Off team registration is now closed. If you'd like to join the waiting list, please click here.

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.


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

Competition Downloads

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