35th Annual Cottonfest BBQ Cook-Off this weekend

Posted at 7:06 PM, Nov 19, 2019

CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS — There is a smoke ring in the air around Robstown this weekend.

That's because the 35th annual "Cottonfest BBQ-Cookoff."

It's an event most people will expect to see beef brisket, spare ribs and chicken.

More than a dozen cook-off teams will fire up their pits and grills. If you want to enter this year's competition, organizers say the entry fee is $200 per team. If anyone wants to enter the event, call Wanda Russell at 361-933-5211.

Along with bragging rights, this IBCA sanctioned event has a guaranteed $10,000 payout.

The 35th Cottonfest BBQ Cook-Off started Friday at the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds (RMB Regional Fairgrounds). The fun continues today until midnight.

The City of Robstown is announce that this year has a petting zoo, pony rides, and helicopter rides.