Riverside Events

Flyer with information on the 2021 Riverside Smoke Off Event

2nd Annual Riverside Smoke Off

Riverside Park

March 26th & 27th

March brings rodeos, cook offs, Spring Fever and celebrating Texas!  What a great way to celebrate the Lone Star State with the 2nd annual Riverside Smoke Off! 

Cookers can enter 7 categories:  Brisket, Chicken, Pork Ribs, Beef Ribs, Beans, Dutch Oven Sweet and Best Decorated Site.  Awards will be given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in all categories except best decorated. 

The kids are not left out – we added a Kid’s Cook Ribeye Steak category.  Ages 9 – 12 years and 13 – 17 years.  First place in each age category will win a prize and trophy.  Entry fee is $20.

Cash prizes will be given to 1st place brisket ($1,000); 1st place chicken and ribs ($500 each); Beef Ribs, Beans and Dutch Oven Sweet -  1st place ($100).

You have two options for camping and Brisket entry (must enter brisket category): Colorado Cove (water, sewer & electric) - $200 (price includes camp site, 1 RV/Camper and 1 car) or the Wilderness Area (water & electric) - $150 (price includes camp site, 1 RV/Camper and 1 car); Chicken, Beans, Pork Ribs, Beef Ribs and Sweet Dutch Oven are $25 each category.  If you want to enter an additional brisket the entry fee is $100.  You can enter each category multiple times.  You can enter the Best Decorated Site at no charge.  The theme is Texas. Additional camp sites can be reserved.

If you would like more information or sponsor the event, contact the Parks and Recreation department at 979-323-1660 or parks-rec@citfbaycity.org

Smoke Off Rules