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81st Texas Legislature, House Concurrent Resolution, House Bill 237

H.C.R. No. 237

1 WHEREAS, The Brady World Championship BBQ Goat Cook-off has
2 distinguished itself , as the premier competition of its kind in the
3 Lone Star State; and
4 WHEREAS, A beloved and longstanding Texas tradition, the
5. Brady cook-off has been in existence for 36 years and has become an
6 integral part of the history and identity of the community of Brady;
7 and
8 WHEREAS, This well-known gathering of barbecue enthusiasts
9 draws as many as 175 cooking teams each year, making it a
10 spectacular showcase of Lone-Star fare; and
11 WHEREAS, Fambus across the State of Texas and beyond, the
12 Br ady World Championship BBQ Goat Cook-off has drawn visitors from
13 all 50 states as well as many European nations; and
14 WHEREAS, Highly regarded as an outstanding example of our
15 state's distinctive culture and cuisine, the cook-off has been
16 featured on the Food Network and was one of only two events to earn a
17 spot on the Texas Monthly list of the "75 Things We Lov.e About
18 Texas"; and
19 WHEREAS, The popularity of "this treasured tradition is such
20 that area hotels are filled to capacity for the dates surrounding
21 the cook-off, and it has become a significant contributor to the
22 local economy; and
23 WHEREAS, On each Labor Day weekend since 1973, thousands of
24 people have gathered in Brady forthe World Championship BBQGoat

Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. 81st Texas Legislature, House Concurrent Resolution, House Bill 237. [Austin, Texas]. The Portal to Texas History. Accessed May 4, 2016.

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