Cook-off benefits annual Turkeyfest

CUERO - The Cuero Turkeyfest spring cook-off will be Friday and Saturday at Cuero Municipal Park.

The International Barbeque Cookers Association-sanctioned event is a fundraiser for the annual October festival. A barbecue cook-off is also held during Turkeyfest.

This weekend's event features competitions in brisket, pork spare ribs and chicken, according to a news release from Cuero Turkeyfest.

First place prize is $400, second is $200 and third, $100. The grand champion will also win $200.

Trophies will also be awarded for first through third places.

Jackpot contests in beans, chili and turkey will also be held for a $20 buy-in per entry, according to the news release.

Entry fee is $150 per team.

For more information call 361-318-3795 or 361-243-6114.