H-E-B and the McAllen Chamber of Commerce are planning the 8th annual “Sizzling in the Tropics” BBQ Cook-off on Saturday, March 9 from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. The cook-off will feature 30 of our local BBQ Cook-off teams competing to see who creates the best Chicken Wings, Pulled Pork, Ribs, Brisket, Charro Beans and Pan de Campo. Attendees can sample all the meats plus enjoy a beverage garden and live music performed by four local bands. The cook-off will also feature a classic car show by the South Texas MOPAR Car Club. Anyone wanting to attend only the “Sizzling in the Tropics” BBQ Cook-off can attend for $20. Children 10 and under accompanied by an adult eat free!