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

Waller County Demolition Derby (TGCBCA)

Apr 17-18. Waller, TX

Jason 281-914-1177

Montgomery County Fair BBQ (IBCA)

Apr 17-18. Conroe, TX

waiting list

TAFR Charity Wild Game (LSBS)

Apr 24-25. Houston, TX

Joe Matthews 281-841-0766

Make A Wish Bar-B-Q Cookoff (TGCBCA)

Texas State Championship

Apr 24-25. Waller, TX


Champion Kids Camp (TGCBCA)

May 1-2. Spring, TX

Ellen Cole 713-829-2508

61th Village Fair and BBQ Cook Off (IBCA) Texas State Championship

May 1-2. League City

Greg 281-850-0753

2nd Creeksside Christian Fellowship BBQ (IBCA)

May 1-2. Needville, TX.

Phillip 281-633-1726

Ronald McDonald House Texas Bands Brews
& BBQ Cookoff (TGCBCA)

May 1-2. Houston, TX

Tyler Stegeman 281-687-7010

New Caney/Splendora - BBQ Cook-off (HLSR)

May 1-2. New Caney

Angie 281-924-5361

TGCBCA Invitational

TGCBCA Members Only

May 15-16. Montgomery, TX

Craig Sharry 713-702-3489

US Navy Seal Danny Dietz BBQ (IBCA)

Texas State Championship

May 22-23. Rosenberg, TX

Lisa Treece 281-682-8242

VFW Post 7109 Memorial Day BBQ (IBCA)

May 22-23. Pearland, TX

Jonathon 281-997-1097

Q'ing to Cure Childhood Cancer (TGCBCA)

June 12-13 . KOA Montgomery, TX


Kids Unlimited BBQ Cookoff (TGCBCA)

June 19-20-15. Houston, TX

Kenny Shaffer 979-472-8495

Fishin Fiesta (TGCBCA)

Texas State Championship

July 3-4. Freeport, TX


Heaven Does 2nd Annual BBQ Cookoff (TGCBCA)

July 17-18. Baytown, TX

John Moore 832-794-8527

Forty & Eight 19th Annual BBQ Cook Off (TGCBCA)

Aug 7-8. Willis, TX

Larry Eary 936-327-0964

Flip Flop Festival (IBCA)

Aug 28-29. Port Lavaca, TX

Tina 979-479-5152

St Anne De Beaupre
BBQ Cookoff (TGCBCA)

Aug 28-29. Houston, TX

Linda Hutson 832-296-0770

Brazoria Co. Public Safety BBQ (IBCA)

Texas State Championship

Sept 11-12. Pearland, TX

Billy 281-435-9274

VFW Post 1839 Fall BBQ (IBCA)

Sept 11-12. Cleveland, TX

Rick 281-592-7230

30th Annual Cook Off (TGCBCA)

Sept 11-12. Porter, TX

David Rogers 713-822-4060

Jeffrey Ingram Memorial Foundation BBQ Cook-off (IBCA)

Sept 25-26. Magnolia, TX

Jennifer 281-850-2226

San Antonio Rodeo (TGCBCA)

Sept 25-26

American Royal

Oct 1-4

Weiser Air Park BBQ Cookoff (TGCBCA)
Texas State Championship

Oct 2-3.  Houston, TX

Mark 713-858-6090

Lone Star 600 2nd Annual BBQ Cookoff (TGCBCA)

Oct 2-3. Baytown, TX

Jack Barfield 713-854-2626

American Legion 490 BBQ Cookoff (TGCBCA)

Oct 9-10. Houston, TX

Mark 713-858-6090

Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational Barbecue

Oct 23-24

Meridian, TX (LSBS)

Oct 23-24