Some people build em from scratch (literally like my pit, Ha) or some go with the professionals. Anyhow, not endorsing any particular fabricator, but here's a quick reference guide for different pit makers (I had a heck of time looking around originally, hence this section).





Upcoming Events

EMCFA Bar-B-Que 29th Annual Cook Off (TGCBCA)

Sept 5-6. Porter, TX

David Rogers 713-822-4060

St Anne De Beaupre BBQ Cookoff (TGCBCA)

Sept 5-6. Houston, TX

Hamner Johnson 713-208-9230

Sept 7 Texans vs Redskins

Cleveland VFW Post 1839 (IBCA)

Sept 12-13. Cleveland, TX

Rick 281-592-7230

Bubba Can Cook Music Fest & BBQ (IBCA)

Sept 12-13. Navasota, TX

Dianna 936-825-8095

Brazoria Co Public Saftey (IBCA)

Sept 12-13. Pearland, TX

Billy 281-435-9274

Adapt & Overcome BBQ Cookoff (TGCBCA)

Sept 12-13. Waller, TX

Butch Epley 832-334-6716

Down and Derby (TGCBCA)

Sept 12-13. Houston, TX


Kookin For KIds (IBCA)

Sept 19-20. Spring, TX

Rhonda 832-515-6052


San Antonio Rodeo BBQ Cookoff (TGCBCA) 

Sept 26-27. AT&T Center Grounds

Jeffery Ingram Mem. Foundation BBQ (IBCA)

Sept 26-27. Magnolia, TX

Jennifer 281-850-2226

Sept 28. Texans vs Bills

American Royal (KCBS)

Oct 4-5

VFW Post 4816 Piney Woods Classic (IBCA)

Oct 3-4. Porter, TX

Dale 936-689-6747

Weiser Air Park BBQ Cookoff (TGCBCA) State Championship

Oct 3-4. Houston, TX

Mark 713-858-6090

Firefighters Helping Firefighters
BBQ Cookoff (TGCBCA)

Oct 3-4. Houston, TX

Jeff Blome 832-433-3711

2nd Josh Haynie Memorial C/O (IBCA)

Oct 10-11. Wharton, TX

Brandon 281-583-5020

Rolling Hills VFD BBQ Cookoff (TGCBCA)

Oct 10-11. Hempstead, TX

Donna Sheridan 832-654-0003

Arabian Knights (IBCA)

Oct 10-11. Crosby, TX

John 713-870-8475

American Legion Post 490 Annual BBQ Cookoff (TGCBCA)

Oct 10-11. Houston, TX

Donald Wittwer 409-795-1221

First Annual Boo-B-Que Ladies Aux 

VFW Post 2427 (TGCBCA)

Oct 17-18. Tomball, TX

Candice Baines 832-326-6909

Elks Lodge #2322 Fall  BBQ Cook Off (IBCA)

Oct 17-18. Kemah, TX

Jim 713-829-2199

Rocktober Fest (IBCA)

Oct 17-18. Onalaska, TX

Kerrie 936-646-4667

John Henry's BBQ Cook Off (TGCBCA)

Oct 24-25. Houston, TX

John Henry 281-448-7900

Meridian, TX - National Championship (LSBS)

Oct 24-25.

Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational Barbecue

Oct 24-25

Nov 2. Texans vs Eagles

Veterans Day Celebration BBQ Cook Off (IBCA)

Nov 7-8. Pearland, TX

Ron 281-831-8192

Diamonds & Dollars (TGCBCA)

State Championship

Nov 7-8. Spring, TX

Dolores Patterson 281-701-2603

Jimmy (PeeWee) Wells Memorial Cookoff (TGCBCA)

Nov 14-15. Houston, TX.

John Reynolds 281-635-9098

Festival of Lights Gobbler Cook-off (IBCA)

Nov 14-15. Lake Jackson, TX

Staci 979-997-2100

True Level Masonic Lodge 226 (IBCA)

Nov 21-22. Houston, TX

Dedrick 713-733-5046

Nov 23. Texans vs Bengals

Nov 30. Texans vs Titans

Jason Pelton "Cookin' for the Kids" 4th Annual (IBCA)

Dec 5-6. Conroe, TX

Sheri 936-537-0672

Dec 21. Texans vs Ravens

Dec 28. Texans vs Jags

Champion Kids Camp (TGCBCA)

May 1-2. Spring, TX

Ellen Cole 713-829-2508

Q'ing to Cure Childhood Cancer (TGCBCA)

June 19-20. KOA Montgomery, TX