Touchdown Club of Dallas presents Big Texas BBQ

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Big Texas BBQ
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Touchdown Club of Dallas presents Big Texas BBQ, their annual appetizer and rib cookoff benefiting The Ashford Rise School of Dallas. What started out as a friendly tailgate cookoff in an office parking lot has now grown into a fundraiser with up to 60 teams competing for Best Ribs, Appetizers and Best Tailgate; a kid’s zone, food trucks, and a day of live music headlined by Gary P. Nunn. Big Texas BBQ will also feature a Kid’s Bakeoff where the six classes from the Rise School will each create a dessert to pair with a selected ice cream from Howdy Homemade Ice Cream.

The BBQ Competition will be judged by six celebrity judges: Tootsie Tomanetz, legendary Texas BBQ Pitmaster of Snow’s BBQ and BBQ Hall of Famer featured on Netflix's Chef's Table: BBQ; Daniel Vaughn, Texas Monthly Barbecue Editor and the author of The Prophets of Smoked Meat: A Journey Through Texas Barbecue; Jeffrey Hobbs, owner & pitmaster of Slow Bone BBQ; Jack Perkins, Maple & Motor owner & BBQ legend, Doug Pickering, owner & pitmaster of DWP BBQ and Douglas Bar and Grill, opening in Snider Plaza in spring 2022; and Marshall Prichard, owner & pitmaster of Sammy’s BBQ.

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Cotton Bowl Stadium
3750 The Midway
Dallas, TX 75210

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