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

Brazoria County Womens Center Benefit CookOff (IBCA)

Aug 20. Angleton, TX

Les & Marcy Blythe 281-388-0461

Kids Unlimited (IBCA)

July 30. Houston, TX

Carolyn Howren 832-671-1916

Great Texas Mosquito Festival (IBCA)

July 30. Clute, TX

Cowley 979-265-8392

Moulton Town & Country Jamboree (IBCA)

July 30. Moulton, TX

Larissa T & Kristen J 361-772-6253

Texans vs Saints

Aug 20

Brazoria County Womens Center Benefit CookOff (IBCA)

Aug 20. Angleton, TX.

Les & Marcy Blythe 281-388-0461

St. Anne Debeaupre Cook Off (IBCA)

Aug 20. Houston, TX

Linda Hudson 832-296-0770

Texans vs Cards

Aug 28

Flip Flop Festival (IBCA)

Sept 3. Port Lavaca, TX

Tania 361-920-9788

Bubba Can Cook (IBCA)

Sept 10. Navasota, TX

Dianna Westmoreland 936-825-8095

King of Coal, Washington County Fair (LSBS)

Sept 10. Brenham, TX


TAFR Wild Game (LSBS)

Sept 10. Pasadena, TX


Texans vs Bears (Opener)

Sept 11

VFW Post 1839 Fall BBQ (IBCA)

Sept 17. Cleveland, TX

Jill Blankenship 281-460-0139

Jeffery Ingram Memorial (LSBS)

Sept 17. Magnolia, TX


Texans vs Chiefs

Sept 18


Colorado Cty Fair/Eddie Orange BBQ (IBCA)

Sept 24. Columbus, TX

Rhonda 979-732-2579

East Montgomery County Fair (IBCA)

Sept 24. New Caney, TX

David Rogers 713-822-4060

Buckin' For Boobs Bull Riding & BBQ Cook-off (IBCA)

Sept 24. Robstown, TX

Dawn Heald 281-389-0573

Texas Rice Festival (IBCA)

Sept 24. Winnie, TX

Sissy Leger 409-296-4404

Spawniac Cookers BBQ Cookoff (IBCA)

Oct 1. Pasadena, TX

Mike Lopez 281-684-6669

VFW Post 4816 Piney woods Classic (IBCA)

Oct 1. Porter, TX

Laurie 713-247-9591

Recess on the River "Meals on Wheels" BBQ (IBCA)

Oct 1. Giddings, TX

Darlene 979-540-0599

Texas Sawmill Festival (IBCA)

Oct 1. New Caney, TX

Christian Shank 281-359-3133

River City Community Church (LSBS)

Oct 1. Selma, TX



South Texas Fall Festival, Classic Car Show and BBQ Cookoff (IBCA)

Oct 1. Robstown, TX

Michael Kelley 832-708-9478

Texans vs Titans

Oct 2

Shriner's Benefit Trail Ride and BBQ Cook Off (IBCA)

Oct 8. Crosby, TX

John Orn, Jr.  713-628-3170

Camp Hope Annual BBQ Cookoff (Unsanctioned)

Oct 15. Houston, TX


BBQ'n for Boobies Tomball VFW Post 2427 (IBCA)

Oct 15. Tomball, TX

Candice Baines 832-326-6909

American Legion Post 393 (IBCA/TGC)

Oct 15, Cleveland, TX

Lee Laws 832-401-2484

Texans vs Colts

Oct 16

National Championship BBQ Cook Off (IBCA)

Oct 22. Meridian, TX


John Henry's Eighth Annual "The Best Lil' Cook-Off in Texas" (IBCA)

Oct 22. Houston, TX

Ernie Abercrombie 2812721875

American Royal World Series of BBQ (KCBS)

Oct 29-30. Kansas Speedway

American Royal

Pitts & Spitts 1st Annual Smokin', Hot Redneck Barbecue Cookoff at the Redneck Country Club (IBCA)

Oct 29. Stafford, TX

Ryan Zboril 844-650-6250

Harris County Fair BBQ (IBCA)

Oct 29. Spring, TX

Alex Dehart 281-796-7608

Czhilispiel (IBCA)

Oct 29. Flatonia, TX


Orange County Go Texan (IBCA)

Oct 29. Orange, TX

Jerome Dumas 409-313-1392

Texans vs Lions

Oct 30

Texans BYE Nov 5

50th Annual Original Terlingua International (CASI)

Nov 3-5. Terlingua, TX



Inspiring Possibilities 5th Annual Cook-off (IBCA)

Nov 5. Magnolia, TX

Linda Whitson 281-467-3475

VFW Post 7109 Veteran's Day Cook Off (IBCA)

Nov 5. Pearland, TX

Jonathon 281-997-1097

8th Annual Jimmy "Pee Wee" Wells Memorial BBQ (IBCA)

Nov 5. Houston, TX

John Reynolds 281-635-9098

SDAC Fall Festival Cook-Off (IBCA)

Nov 5. Conroe, TX

Tanita Sullivan 832-549-1364

OLG Mega Fest BBQ CookOff 3rd Annual (IBCA)

Nov 5. Sinton, TX

Patrick 361-364-2210

Cooking for Courage (LSBS)

Nov 12. Magnolia, TX


Diamonds and Dollars (IBCA)

Nov 12. Spring, TX

Dolores Patterson 281-701-2603

Heath Schielack Memorial Cook-off (IBCA)

Nov 19. Huntsville, TX

Jaclyn Robinson 936-553-4953

Victoria API Cook-off (IBCA)

Nov 19. Edna, TX

Brian Mace 281-639-9798

Texans vs Chargers

Nov 27

3rd Chupacabra Throwdown BBQ (IBCA)

Dec 3. Beeville, TX

Rose 832-788-6974

Jason Pelton's 5th Cowboy Round Up (IBCA)

Dec 3. Huntsville, TX

Sheri Pelton 936-537-0672

Texans vs Jags

Dec 18

Texans vs Bengals

Dec 24