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Homecoming Tailgate Cookoff Challenge

Homecoming Tailgate Cookoff Challenge


Congratulations to our 2017 Winners

Best Meat: Green Chile Willie's skewers
Best Dessert: Emilio Esparza's apple pecan skillet
Wildcard: team Grilled Stuffed Buffs stuffed mushrooms
Best Side: Pizza Hut wings
Overall: Emilio Esparza


The Alumni Association invites all alumni to participate in the Homecoming Tailgate Cookoff Challenge!
If you’d like to enter an item from your tailgate area, please fill out the following registration form.

Basic Guidance for Tailgate Cookoff Challenge:

  • On Homecoming Day, visit the Alumni Tailgate Deck to get a flag to mark your tailgate area as a participant.
  • Our judges will make the rounds between 2-3 p.m. and winners will be announced during the Homecoming football game.
  • Cook teams must have at least one alumni on them.
  • You may enter any of the following categories: meat, side, dessert, overall or wildcard
  • You may enter as an individual or team
  • Prepare four samples for our judges– entire meals are not necessary
  • Final preparations for your items to be judged must be made in the tailgate area

Check out complete Tailgate information.

By submitting the registration information, you agree that you have read the above basic cookoff challenge guidance and 2017 WTAMU Homecoming Tailgating Cookoff Challenge rules.

Please fill out the Tailgate Cookoff Challenge Registration Form.