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Rockne VFW BBQ & Chili Cookoff 2024

March 23

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

10:00am - 8:00pm

Barbecue or chili? Why choose at the annual BBQ Cook-off and Chili Cook Off at the VFW Post 2527 in Rockne, Texas. At this fundraiser for military veterans, you’ll enjoy the competition in chicken, open meat, ribs, brisket, chili, Jackpot Beans, and drinks. Plus there will be some merchandise vendors on hand, a live auction and a raffle.

RV camping available.

Winners of the Chili Cook Off will head to the Original Terlingua International Championship later this year.


March 23
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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VFW Post 2527 Rockne TX
1503 FM 20
Bastrop, TX 78602 United States
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