The National Championship Barbecue cook is traditionally held the fourth Saturday in October in Meridian, Texas. This celebrated event hosts barbecue cookers with different meats from across Texas and the rest of America. This year, the annual celebration of barbecue comes together Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 22, 23, and 24.
The International Barbecue Cookers Association sanctions the event again this year, with new rules posted on their website as of July 1. This will be the 34th year the cookoff is held in Meridian. Bosque Bottoms typically fills with traffic in the form of trucks and trailers, and the event draws many from all over central Texas.
In order to enter as a cooker at the National Championship Barbecue Cookoff in Meridian, download and fill out the form here to register. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with the completed form. Those interested in becoming vendors should click here.