9th Annual Albatross Old Smokey Throwdown

Jul 16th

9th Annual Albatross Old Smokey Throwdown
  • 815 21st St.
    Galveston, Texas 77550
  • (409)765-5778
  • Location: The Albatross
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Contact: Brian Lepo
The 9th Annual Albatross Old Smokey Throwdown returns Saturday July 16th at 21st and Ball Street.
Registration begins May 1st.
2022 Categories
1. Chicken Wings
2. Anything Bacon
3. Veggies
This is a free event to attend so spread the word that anyone can stroll through and watch the magic happen!


Rules
A contestant or team consists of one chief cook and no more than four assistants (but who’s counting). Contestants may check in and pickup turn in containers at
the judging tent beginning at 10 A.M Saturday Saturday, July 16, 2022. Space setup may begin at 8am.


1. The City of Galveston will not be closing the street until at 8am.
**ALL ENTRIES MUST BE COOKED ON A STOCK OLD SMOKEY.(Unmodified)
Teams may bring more than one Old Smokey pit to cook on.
Please only Old Smokeys.
Your official start time is as soon as you’re Setup.
SAUCE: You like it use it. Cook with it, pour it on your entry; we don’t care just make it delicious. NO garnishing or markers allowed.
No foil inside containers.




**EVERY TEAM IS REQUIRED TO HAVE A FIRE EXTINGUISHER.


Cooks are to prepare and cook barbecue in as sanitary a manner as possible. Cooking conditions are subject to inspection by the BARBECUE COOK-OFF COMMITTEE and/or County and State Health Inspectors. Conditions found to be unsanitary will be grounds for disqualification from this cook-off. Fires must be wood or wood substance, or charcoal.
NO gas or electric fires are allowed. No holes, open fires, or dug pits will be allowed.




JUDGING: Contest meats will be judged by the public on Saturday, July 16, 2022. Contest meats must be delivered to the designated turn-in point.
Turn in time listed below:
Veggies: 12:30pm to 12:40pm
Chicken Wings: 2:20pm to 2:30pm
BACON OPEN: 3:50pm to 4:00pm




THE OFFICIAL TIME WILL BE THAT ONE AS KEPT BY THE HEAD JUDGE & HIS/HER DESIGNATED REPRESENTATIVE. WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT 6 PM.


DOUBLE BLIND JUDGING: You will receive 3 foam trays with lids. Each of these trays will have a numbered ticket affixed to the bottom and a matching numbered ticket inside. The Chief Cook is responsible for removing the inner ticket and putting it in a safe place. You MUST present this number matching inner ticket to claim any prize when the winning tickets are announced at the award ceremony.
BE SAFE AND HAVE FUN!
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815 21st St
Galveston, Texas 77550