The "Smokin' for Heroes Barbeque Cookoff" begins Friday and runs through the weekend at the Victoria Community Center parking lot. It is IBCA sanctioned and Texas Championship sanctioned. The grand champion qualifies for American Royal, receives a draw into the Jack Daniels Cook-Off as well as will represent Victoria County at the Houston Livestock Show 2015. There will be kids' games, horseshoe and washer tournaments, wiener dog races, vendors and live music Saturday night. All three meats will be inspected before team can enter the gate.  The available schedule is as follows;

Friday - enter facilities between 10 a.m. and 9 p.m. Must be off property by 10 a.m. Sunday. All proceeds benefit 'Warrior's Weekend'.

Contact: Dian at 361-652-2597 or Billy at 361-676-0184. Email to warriorsweekendcookoff@yahoo.com. Find us on Facebook too.