MONTGOMERY – The first Montgomery County Law Enforcement Charity Wild Game Cook-off will be held Saturday with Proceeds benefiting P.L.E.A.S.E. (Providing Law Enforcement Agencies Specialized Equipment) and the Texas Fraternal Order of Police Foundation .
The inaugural cook-off, hosted by Montgomery County Sheriff Tommy Gage, will be held at the historic Silver Star Ranch, located at 15600 FM 2854 in Montgomery and all cooking teams will represent a law enforcement agency. The categories to be judged will include Wild Game, Beans, Desert and Bloody Mary. Teams will compete with a variety of wild game entries from land, sea and air, including everything from Mesquite Grilled Seafood to Cranberry Smothered Pheasant Breast to Buffalo Prime Rib Roast.
The event includes a silent auction, and wild game samples from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Adult beverages will also be available.
After judging and awards on Saturday evening, there will be an indoor country-style dance with a live performance by David Glenn and a special guest appearance by Larry Butler.
Sponsors include the Texas Fraternal Order of Police, IceWorks Silver Star Ranch, Thomas Printing and Publishing, Papas on the Lake, and Montgomery County Pct. 4 Justice of the Peace James Metts who donated 100 pounds of fajita meat.
The public is invited to visit a unique facility where they can taste a variety of rare dishes, and enjoy and evening of music and dance while showing their support for law enforcement.
Admission is $10 for adults and free for ages 12 and under.