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Event Info


Friday 5pm-11pm

Saturday 9am-5pm

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Venue Map

Get to know your way around our venue.


$50 To Register a Vehicle 

(includes 2 adult admissions)


$15 for Adult Spectator

(Free for kids 12 and under)


7915 S General Bruce Dr.

Temple, TX 76502


See the Ribs & Rods merchandise tent to sign up for all contests and for any questions about the schedule. 


Friday 10/4

      5pm Gates open to all

      7:00pm Live Music

      9pm Drive-in (or sit in lawn chairs) Movie: 

Saturday 10/5


       9am Gates open to all

      10am Live Music

      10:45am BBQ Judging- Chicken

      11am Chug-A-Lug Contest

      11:30am Live Music

      11:45am BBQ Judging- Ribs

      12:30pm Rib Eating Contest

      12:45pm BBQ Judging- Pork Butt

      1pm Live Music

      1:45pm BBQ Judging- Brisket

      3pm BBQ Cook Off Awards

      4pm Car Show Awards

Host Hotel

Mention that you are attending Ribs & Rods for a discounted rate!


Hampton Inn Temple

3816 S General Bruce Dr.

Temple, TX 76503

(254) 770-5400

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