Collinsville, Oklahoma
August 8, 2013
Miscellaneous News
BBQ Cookoff (During Fair/Founder's Day) /
Softball Boosters Meet August 12th /
TJ & Zane Preview & Highlights

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Some CHS Football Publicity (TJ Johnson & Zane McElroy)
Morning Mr Wright ,

I just wanted to pass along some good information on TJ, and Zane.

TJ and Zane made the Oklahoma City newspaper l (5A-4 Preview) (Highlight Videos) Zane is up for this award also, as the quarterback but VYPE magazine has an article talking about the entire team.

VYPE magazine, TOP 100 has been announced Pages 79, 171, 173, 213,

I hope, I didn’t waste your time, all of these kids have done a fantastic job. I am just trying to let the community see these achievements. I would like to thank you personally for articles and pictures of my son! I am really proud to say, I live in Collinsville.

Have a great day.
Very Respectfully,

Terrell E. Johnson


T.J. Johnson (#6)

Zane McElroy (#4)
Softball Booster Group Forming
All parents of Collinsville junior high and varsity softball players are encouraged to attend a meeting Monday August 12th 6pm at the HS Commons Area to discuss starting up a booster club for softball. We would like everyone to bring ideas and make this a great success for the softball program. -- Thank you, Roberta Kickapoo (8/7/2013)
BBQ Cookoff August 23-24
(& Taste of Collinsville Sept 19th)

Barbeque Contest Announced as Part of Founder’s Day Event

Collinsville, Oklahoma, August 1 - Backyard barbeque masters, as well as, competitive cooking teams from all over Green Country will work to perfect the thrill of the grill at the First Annual Back Alley BBQ Cook-Off in historic downtown Collinsville August 23-24 as part of the Tri-County Fair and Founder’s Day events.
Coordinated by Collinsville Downtown, Inc. as a fundraiser for the downtown revitalization organization, the Back Alley BBQ hopes to bring approximately 20 teams to Collinsville to compete for money and bragging rights in a city with a rich heritage in agriculture and livestock which is celebrated annually at the Tri-County Fair and Founder’s Day event.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available to any businesses or individuals who would like to be a part of this new event concept pairing the enthusiasm of barbeque cooking with the new found popularity of our downtown shopping district.

The event will be free to the public, and those wishing to purchase a “Tasting Kit” will be able to sample the wares of those competing, as well as, area barbeque establishments participating for title of “Best BBQ Restaurant in Green Country.”

“We look forward to building upon the success of our other award winning Main Street events in hopes of making the Back Alley BBQ Cook-Off an annual event with possible sanctioning by a nationally recognized Barbeque Society in the future, “ says Collinsville Downtown, Inc. Promotions Chairman, Sherry Campbell.

The site of the cook-off, will be as the name represents, off of Main Street, as to not disrupt other Founder’s Day activities taking place. Event organizers will be using the City Plaza and surrounding parking areas and even space provided by the back allies of downtown Collinsville.

More information about the cook-off will by forth coming, call the C.D.I. office at (918) 371-5530 or watch our website for further details as they are available. You can also follow Collinsville Downtown, Inc. on Facebook and Twitter.


Mary Risley (8/1/2013)
Back Alley BBQ Contest
(918) 371-5530
FAX (918) 371-4060

Backyard barbeque masters, as well as, competitive teams from all over Green Country will work to perfect the thrill of the grill at the First Annual Back Alley BBQ Cook-off in historic downtown Collinsville, August 23-24 as part of the Tri-County Fair and Founder's Day events. Check out our website for more information and to download Registration Forms.

Thanks so much,
Sherry Campbell, Promotions
Collinsville Downtown, Inc.