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West Fest

September 19, 2015

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Come and join us for one of Marathon's most popular events, the West Fest Cabrito Cook-off and Dance!

This year's event begins at 9:00 am Saturday morning with a day full of cooking and activities for the whole family with entrance by donation only. Dance to follow the awards with live music from Tessy Lou and the Shotgun Stars. Dance tickets are $10.00/person or $15.00/couple. Cookers pick up forms at San Rosendo Crossing, J & G Station or Marathon Volunteer Fire Department. For more information, call 832-722-4924, 432-295-0962 or 432-559-1319.

Entry Turn In:
11:00 AM for Menudo
12:00 PM for Salsa
1:00 PM for Dessert
2:00 for Beans
2:30 PM for Calcutta
4:00 PM for Brisket
5:00 PM for Cabrito

WINNERS ANNOUNCED - 6:00 PM

Download Vendor Entry Form

Download Steak Entry Form

Download Cabrito Entry Form

Download Entry Turn In

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Rules & Regulations

Download all West Fest rules.

• All items, including meat, will be furnished by each team. Except for the steaks for the Steak Cook-Off)

• All food entered must be cooked on site.

• Teams may be from 1-5 members.

• No ATV's, golf carts or horses will be allowed in cooking area.

• Wood and other fuels are the responsibility of the teams.

• Cooking will begin at 8:00 AM the day of the cook-off.

• Judging will begin at:
11:00 AM for Menudo
12:00 PM for Salsa
1:00 PM for Dessert
2:00 for Beans
2:30 PM for Calcutta
4:00 PM for Brisket
5:00 PM for Cabrito

• Bread must be cooked in a Dutch oven on an open fire.

• Pits dug in the ground or pressure cookers are NOT ALLOWED.

• The chef of each team will be responsible for the cleanliness and the conduct of team members. All spaces are to be cleaned and trash hauled off.

• NO FIREARMS will be allowed in the cook-off area. Violators will be asked to leave the area and will not be allowed further participation.

• Gambling of any form will not be allowed in the cook-off area.

• The Friends of the Post shall not be responsible for any accidents, lost, stolen or damaged property or hurt feelings. Entry fees will not be refunded for teams disqualified for infringement of rules.

• NO REFUNDS! Event will take place as planned.

• Spaces shall be provided according to a timely reservation. There will be a STEAK Cook-Off on Friday night, turn in by 7:00 PM. The entry will be $30.00 per team. Steaks will be provided on site.

• Vehicles limited to one at the inside campsites. Everyone else will park outside the gated area.

• BYOB. There will not be any alcohol sold at the Post.

The West Fest Committee will select judges. Food will be judged on flavor, aroma and texture.

GARNISH WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ON PLATES.

Places for Each Category for prizes will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd

CABRITO: $1500

BRISKET, BEANS, DESSERT, BREAD AND SALSA: 1ST 2ND and 3rd places. Monies will be determined by number of entries in each category.

Download Vendor Entry Form

Download Steak Entry Form

Download Cabrito Entry Form

Download Entry Turn In