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

MYFA 3rd Annual Cook-off (LSBS)

Aug 14-15. Magnolia, TX

April Williford 832-795-6842

Adapt & Overcome BBQ Cookoff (TGCBCA)

Aug 21-22. Waller, TX

Butch Epley 832-334-6716

St Anne De Beaupre
BBQ Cookoff (TGCBCA)

Aug 28-29. Houston, TX

Linda Hutson 832-296-0770

Flip Flop Festival BBQ (IBCA)

Sept 4-5. Port Lavaca, TX

Tania 361-920-9788 bbq@portlavacachamber.org

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

Bubba Can Cook (IBCA)

Sept 11-12. Navasota, TX

Dianna 936-825-8095

VFW Post 1839 Fall BBQ (IBCA)

Sept 11-12. Cleveland, TX

Rick 281-592-7230

Spawniac Cookers Inaugural BBQ (IBCA)

Sept 25-26. Pasadena, TX

Mike Lopez 281-684-6669 

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

VFW Post 4816 Piney woods Classic (IBCA)

Oct 2-3. Porter, TX

Laurie 713-247-9591

3rd Josh Haynie Memorial (IBCA)

Oct 9-10. Wharton, TX

Brandon 281-253-5020

American Legion 490 BBQ Cookoff (TGCBCA)

Oct 9-10. Houston, TX

Mark 713-858-6090

Harris County Fair (TGCBCA)

Oct 9-10. Houston Farm & Ranch

Troy Lee 713-851-6193

BBQ'n for Boobies Ladies Aux VFW Post 2427 (TGCBCA)

Oct 16-17. Tomball, TX

Candice Baines 832-326-6909

Clear Lake Elks Lodge 2322 (IBCA)

Oct 16-17. Kemah, TX

Jim Ott 713-829-2199

John Henry's BBQ Cook Off (TGCBCA)

Oct 23-23. Houston, TX

John Henry 281-448-7900

Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational Barbecue

Oct 23-24

Meridian, TX (LSBS)

Oct 23-24

SCA World Steak Championship

Oct 24.  Fort Worth, TX

4th Annual Inspiring Possibilities (TGCBCA)

Nov 6-7. Houston, TX

Linda Whitson 281-467-3475

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

Nov 6-7. Pearland, TX

Jonathon 281-997-1097

Diamonds & Dollars (TGCBCA)

Texas State Championship

Nov 13-14. Spring, TX

Dolores Patterson 281-701-2603

Cooking for COURAGE (LSBS)

Nov 13-14. Magnolia, TX