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Barbecue cook-off a tasty tradition - The Galveston County Daily News : Fair And Rodeo

October 24, 2014

Barbecue cook-off a tasty tradition

Posted: Sunday, April 21, 2013 12:00 am | Updated: 11:16 pm, Tue Apr 23, 2013.

HITCHCOCK — The barbecue cook-off is a reliable crowd pleaser at the Galveston County Fair and Rodeo. 

Barbecue cook-off Superintendent Lew Benham said 270 teams compete every year because that’s the total number of lots available to rent for the competition. Many teams have stood their ground for more than a decade, which is why there’s an eight-year waiting list to compete, he said.

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