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Trinity's 2022 Fall Festival & BBQ Cook-Off is going to be an afternoon full of family fun, great food, and entertainment!


There is no admission to join us at the Fall Festival & BBQ Cook-Off or to watch the Kids' Chopped Challenge and $10,000 Reverse Raffle Drawing. Carnival booths, concessions, and activities will range from 1 to 10 tickets ($1/ticket). Enter your team in the BBQ competition, skip the lines & pre-purchase festival tickets, and order you meal plates HERE.

Timeline of Events

11AM-2PM: 3-meat BBQ plates prepared by BBQ competitor & meat enthusiast, 2021 Trinity Cook-Off Winner- 1st Place Ribs, and the Chopping Block Owner John Tyrna.
3-meat plates will include barbecued brisket, chicken, & sausage, loaded mashed potatoes, and green bean casserole. All plates will be packed To-Go and can be picked up from the front of the parish hall on Glass Street from 11AM-2PM on November 13th. PRE-SALE ONLY- Deadline to order is noon on Thursday, November 10th. 

11AM-3:30PM: Kid and Adult cook-off competition and judging in the middle school lobby (see graphic for turn in times). Competitors who reserve a space to cook on-site will receive a 10% discount at the Chopping Block for all of your competition meat and seasoning needs. This can be a webber grill and your lawn chairs or a professional pit smoker and trailer.
Click HERE for Trinity's 2022 Backyard BBQ Cook-Off Rules

1PM-3PM: Carnival game booths, cakewalk, and outdoor activities. Bring $$$- some activities cost between $1-$5. Purchase discounted tickets online until November 11 and with cash or check the day of the festival.

2PM: $10,000 revers raffle drawing starts in the gym. The drawing may start at 1PM if all 300 tickets are sold out. Tickets will go on sale online October 23rd. Click HERE for details.

4PM: Awards handed out in the gym for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place in each BBQ Cook-Off category and the 3 finalists for the Kids' Chopped Challenge announced. The last for tickets remaining in the $10,000 reverse raffle will be drawn and the grand prize winner announced.

4:30PM: Kids' Chopped Challenge begins.

Contact Cheryl Brumley at or 361.573.3220 ext. 222 for more information.
Entry fees cover the cost of awards, supplies, and event expenses.  Any proceeds from the sale of BBQ plates will go directly to Trinity Episcopal School's general operating budget. Carnival game booths benefit NJHS, Student Council, and PTO's fundraising efforts.
Thank you for your support!
Congratulations to the 2022 BBQ Cook-Off and Kids' Chopped Challenge winners!


2022 Kids; Chopped Challenge
1st Place- Avery G.
2nd Place- Reid B.
3rd Place- B's Baked Goods & BBQ (Baelyn U.)

1st Place- Avery G.
2nd Place- Sophia W.
3rd Place- Bowen W.

Chef's Choice
1st- B's Baked Goods & BBQ (Baelyn U.)
2nd Place- Stella B.
3rd Place- Jackson B.

Pork Chop
1st Place- Reid B.
2nd Place- Jackson B.
3rd Place- B's Baked Goods & BBQ (Baelyn U.)

1st Place- Keven M.
2nd Place- ticket 913523
3rd Place- Lindsay B.

Chicken Wings
1st Place- Byron B.
2nd Place- Pops B Smokin'
3rd Place- Atzenhoffer

Chef's Choice
1st Place- Pops B Smokin'
2nd Place- Claire G.
3rd Place- Rachel B.

Kids' Choice Pork Spare Ribs
1st Place- Pops B Smokin'
2nd Place- Atzenhoffer
3rd Place- Seth B.

Adults' Choice Pork Spare Ribs
1st Place- Atenhoffer
2nd Place- Pops B Smokin'
3rd Place- Byron B.

Cocktail Presentation
1st Place- Atzenhoffer
2nd Place- New Riders

1st Place- Seth B.
2nd Place- Summer M.
3rd Place- Claire G.