Food & Fun April 7-8 with Big T Bash PDF  ICON_SEP Print ICON_SEP  E-mail
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Big T Bash is just around the Corner. This year’s cook-off event will be Friday and Saturday, April 7-8, 2017 at the W.L. Moody Reunion Fairgrounds in Fairfield.

The cook-off includes the following categories: brisket, pork ribs, and chicken. Entry is $200 per team and includes any, or all, categories. Cook teams will begin cooking Friday evening and judging will be held Saturday around noon. Trophies will be given for First through Third in each category and for best over-all.

This year will also feature a Cook’s Choice Calcutta event on Friday evening. Entry is $25 per team and the winning team will receive 80% of the pot. Judging for the winner will include three votes; two guest judges and a fan favorite. The public can purchase 5 tickets for $5 to be able to taste and place their votes.

Free entertainment will be offered Friday night and includes Fairfield’s own Mitch Ballard, returning this year with Nashville Singer/Songwriters D. Vincent Williams (song credit – I’m Moving On by Rascal Flats) and Chris Wallin (song credit – Don’t Blink by Kenny Chesney).

To learn more about Mitch Ballard, visit

Visit D. Vincent Williams online at and Chris Wallin at

Golden Circle Special Needs Association, the group organizing this event, is also looking for sponsors. Please contact them if you would like to be a sponsor.

Any and all donations are welcome; and are greatly appreciated. All proceeds benefit people with special needs, especially KIDS.

Monies from this event will be used to provide scholarships to an area school for their special needs programs.

To register a cook team, learn more about the organization, or for any other information, please visit You can find the event page on Facebook at