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

Harris County Fair (TGCBCA)

Oct 9-10. Houston, TX

Troy Lee 713-851-6193

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

American Legion Post 393 (TGCBCA)

Oct 16-17. Cleveland, TX

Barbara Faulkner 281-782-4360

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

Jimmy (PeeWee) Wells Memorial Cookoff (TGCBCA)

Nov 13-14. Houston, TX

John Reynolds 281-635-9098

Gobble Cook-off (IBCA)

Nov 13-14. Lake Jackson, TX

Staci 979-997-2100

OTP BBQ Cook-off (IBCA)

Nov 13-14. Richmond, TX

David 830-928-5016

Cooking for COURAGE (LSBS)

Nov 13-14. Magnolia, TX


Heath Schielack Memorial Cookoff (TGCBCA)

Nov 20-21. Huntsville, TX

Reid Tipton 409-679-6133

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

Dec 4-5. Huntsville, TX

Sheri Pelton 936-537-0672

29th Annual Hold'em & Hit'em Club BBQ Cookoff (TGCBCA)

Texas State Championship

Jan 15-16. Houston, TX

Herschel Williams 281-703-1329

Humble Rodeo & BBQ Cookoff (TGCBCA)

Feb 5-6. Humble, TX

Ric Halbrook 713-826-6321

Make A Wish Bar-B-Q Cookoff (TGCBCA)

Texas State Championship

April 29-30. Waller, TX