MARCH 1 & 2, 2024
PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT UVALDE MORALE, WELFARE AND REC
Proceeds to benefit Uvalde Morale, Welfare and Rec – our local Border Patrol agents
Kickoff the spring BBQ season with a trip to the Frio River while supporting the US Customs and Border Patrol nonprofit organization. This event features teams from across the state, vendors, live music, cornhole and activities for children of all ages. Come as a competitor or judge – everyone is welcome. Freedom Fest is an established Champions Barbecue Alliance sanctioned event.
Champions Barbecue Alliance sanctioned event
Lodging: Off Season rates apply, 2 night minimum
Reservations open October 1st at 8 AM
Registration will be available October 1st
Freedom Fest FAQ
At this time, we are booked. We do have a waitlist and are happy to add you to it. There is lodging across the street at the Riverside Cabins managed by Andy’s (830.232.5444). Please note, all entries must be cooked at Frio Country Resort. If you are not staying in a cabin or RV site, we can sign you up for a riverfront cooksite.
The four meats (chicken, ribs, pork, brisket) and event entry fee is $150. The jackpots (bloody mary, chef’s choice, kid’s que, beans, dessert) are $25 each.
This event is a CBA (Champions Barbecue Alliance). The 4 meat payout is $8,000.
There is no cost to reserve a riverfront cooksite. Please note these sites do not have access to water or electricity. You can bring a generator if desired.
If you are ok with being self-contained. We offer a limited number of self-contained sites. These parking spots are parking only, they do not have access to water or electricity. You will need to bring your own generator and water supply.
Turn in will be at the Cowboy Hilton.
The event registration deadline is February 27. This will allow our team to prepare for the event.
Friday, March 1
Saturday, March 2