I started comp BBQ with the Crapshoot team last year in November. Add a funeral I had to travel for and two weeks in Florida at Disney and that adds up to "I'm Beat" June and July off.....
This was our schedule
Nov 10-11 Diamonds and Dollars cookoff
Jan 12-13 Hold em and Hit em Cookoff
Jan 26-27 San Antonio Rodeo Cookoff
Feb 9-19 Humble Rodeo Cookoff
Feb 23-24 Houston Rodeo Cookoff (worked the line and cleanup)
March 9-10 VFW 4692 BBQ
March 30-31 Career Technology Festival Cookoff (Missed for Funeral)
April 13-14 American Cancer Society Relay For Life cookoff (On Vacation)
April 20-21 Paralyzed Veterans cookoff
May 4-5 Champions Kids Camp Cookoff
May 11-12 TGCBCA Invitational cookoff (Last Cook of the season)
We placed in most of these too.
We're taking most of the summer off. The next cookoff after the Invitational will be in August, "Hotter Than Hell" in Houston.