When: Saturday, March 15th
Competition Time: 12:00-5:00 PM
Set-up Time: Beginning at 9:00 AM teams can set up grill area.
Where: Garrett Coliseum, South Lawn
Teams: Teams will consist of up to 4 people, ages 15 and older. Each team will be assigned a 10x10 booth for workspace, 2 tables, table clothes, hand sanitizer, disposable gloves, paper towels and sanitary wipes. Teams are welcome to bring a tent for their space and any other decoration they would like to display.
Teams WILL NOT be provided: Anything required to prepare your beef products for judging including beef, ingredients, cooking utensils, serving pans, grill, charcoal, etc.
Beef Categories: Steak and Hamburger (Teams can compete in one or both categories)
Judging (12:30-2:00 PM): Teams will be assigned a time to submit beef products to judges upon arrival to the competition. Teams will need to provide 3 individual samples of beef product for judges to taste and judge.
Products will be judged based on the following:
Steaks: Tenderness, Juiceness, overall flavor
Hamburgers: Consistency, Juiciness, overall flavor
People’s Choice Judging (3:00-4:00 PM): Teams are encouraged to participate in the “People’s Choice” division of the competition. Teams are responsible for providing samples (minimum of 100 bite sized samples) of the beef product of their choice for the general public to taste and judge for this award.
Awards Presentation: Awards will be announced and presented following the conclusion of the “People’s Choice” judging once all votes have been tabulated. Trophies and award money will be presented to the following winners:
- 1st Place Steak, $500
- 1st Place Hamburger, $250
- People’s Choice Winner, $250
For more information about the Cowboy Cookoff contact Erin Beasley
at the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association, firstname.lastname@example.org, 334-265-1867.
To Complete By Mail:
You may also print off this form and complete by hand:
Cowboy Cook-Off Registration Form
Send completed form to:
Alabama Cattlemens Cowboy Cook-Off
C/O Erin Beasley
201 South Bainbridge St
Montgomery, AL 36102