Back the Blue events drawing closer

The Wills Point Police Department has announced that it will be hosting a Back the Blue BBQ Cook Off, Car Show and Audio Competition benefitting the department's K-9 and highlighting the work done by the high school automotive program July 14-15 in the Wills Point High School parking lot.

The BBQ cook-off will include two days of activities with a People’s Choice event at 7:30 p.m. July 14 and a head cooks meeting beginning at 8 p.m. the same night. The entry fee will be $25 for the People’s Choice event. Day two of the cook-off event (July 15) will include a Kid’s Cook competition with turn in at 10 a.m., pinto bean turn in at 11 a.m., 1/2 chicken turn in at noon, pork spare rib turn in at 1 p.m. and brisket turn in at 2 p.m. The entry fee for the kids event is free, and $125 for the meat events. Trophies and awards are scheduled to be presented at 3:30 p.m.

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