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Bird Cookoff at the Buzzard Bump Fest

  • 05/18/2013
  • 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • 9751 E. Hwy 71, Spicewood Texas, 78669 - adjacent to the Spicewood VFD


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Bird Cookoff

Prizes awarded for:

1st and 2nd Place and People’s Choice

(1st place: $100 plus trophy, 2nd place: $50, People’s Choice: $100)

Be Creative! Chicken Chili, Roast Duck, Turkey Tetrazzini... Sorry, buzzard and other protected species are not eligible for competition!

People’s Choice: With a donation of $20, a visitor will be given a spoon and allowed to sample each entry prior to judging. Each visitor with a spoon will choose their pick for People’s Choice by placing their spoon in his/her chosen cooking team’s bucket. The team with the most spoons wins People’sChoice. Only 25 tickets will be sold for People’s Choice sampling. Cook off contenders wishing to participate in People’s Choice should plan on offering 25 judges a taste of your dish. For the donation of $3 for one ticket (or $5 for two tickets), visitors can enter a raffle in which the grand prize dish will be served to one lucky raffle winner.

Other Important Details:

CHECK-IN AND SETUP – 7:30-9:30 am No trailers after 9:30 am. Break down after judging.

Set up must be complete by 10:00 am and all teams must sign in between 9:00 am and noon on day of event. Cook-off booth locations will be 12 x 10. Event is RAIN or SHINE and entry fees are non-refundable.

Teams must provide their own tables, shade, chairs, props canopies and displays. No electricity provided. Teams must keep a fire extinguisher in their booth.

Rules: Entry must have poultry as primary component in dish. Entry may have components pre-prepared, final cooking must be done onsite on day of the event. Onsite registration available. Turn-in will be 2:30 pm. Judging will begin immediately after turn-in. Announcement at 3:30 pm.

Scoring: (scored 1 thru 5 with 5 best)

Presentation on plate x2
Taste x3
Tenderness x2
Creativity x1

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Neither the community of Spicewood, the SVFD, Dewey Hollingsworth, LCI, nor Burnet County will be held liable for the loss or damage of property from any cause nor will they be responsible for accidents on the grounds adjacent roads or highways. 


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