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BBQ Austin Cook Off Registration

BBQ Austin is a sanctioned BBQ Cook Off where teams from all over Texas come to compete. Registration for teams is available through this webpage. Review the information available now in the sections below and check back from time to time for registration updates.


March 3
10:00am Event Open to Public
12:00pm Chief Cooks Meeting
5:00pm BBQ Sauce Turn In
7:00pm Jack Pot Turn In
11:00pm Public Event Closes

March 4
9:30am Bloody Mary Turn In
11:00am Event Open to Public
11:30am Bean Turn In
1:30pm Chicken Turn In
3:30pm Ribs Turn In
5:30pm Brisket Turn In
11:00pm Public Event Closes

March 5
12:00pm Awards Ceremony

Please read the complete schedule of events prior to registering for this event.


Rodeo Austin is pleased to announce a new sanctioning body for 2023: CBA.

Teams may register online or via mail in packet. Online submissions are preferred.

New this year, online registration will be done in three easy steps. Each step can be completed at your convenience and should be completed in order.

Online Registration can be found by scrolling down this page. Please note the deadline for each step.

There are many important details regarding the competition which can be found in the BBQ Austin Team Handbook. Please read the complete handbook prior to registering for this event. This resource answers many of the questions you may have prior to registering.

BBQ Austin Jr Pit Master

Junior Pit Master

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2022 Contest Results


Register online

Please follow the steps below to complete our online registration. If you need to make additional add ons to your registration, you can complete that by going to the step that has the additions you would like to make. Complete steps like normal with the additions you would like to add to your registration.


Make selections for
team space size
team name



Make selections for
Contests & services
admission & parking

Deadline: February 15, 2023


RV reservations
tent permit
band/tasting times

Deadline: February 15, 2023



If preferred, you can still register by mail. Please print off the PDF Team Registration Packet, fill out all information accordingly and submit via mail to:

Rodeo Austin
Attn: BBQ Austin
9100 Decker Lake Rd.
Austin, TX  78724

The Team Entry Deadline is January 20, 2023.

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Registration Resources


Please contact us if you have questions about team registration.

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