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Welcome to the 11th annual COF-A-Que Barbeque Competition, and Music Festival
Remember the date August 13th, 14th, 15th of 2010
COF-A-Que is a private party -invitation only
This private party is a charity fundraiser produced by the fine folks at Hands On Events, Inc. an entertainment events services company benefiting the non-profit community.
This party started back in 1999, and is now one of the biggest non-sanctioned barbeque competitions in the Washington Metro area, We pride ourselves on throwing what some say is the best party of the year. 
This year’s event is sure to be better than ever. 

COF-A-Que circa 1945.

What a party!!! Thanks to everyone that has attended COF-A-Que in the past. You folks make this event special and assure a good time for all who attend. Also thanks to all the bands you guys pour your heart into the show and rock us into the night.


The COF-A-Que is a charity event benefiting "Hungry For Music"

 Location: The Lake at Quail Ridge Lane


The gates open Friday at 5:00pm

 Admission for Friday Only – $10.00

Weekend pass - $30.00

Saturday the gates open at 9:00am

Admission is $30.00 

Sunday the gates are still open from Saturday

Breakfast party and open jam entertainment starts at 9:00am Gates close at 4:00pm


BYOB Party

This years party will be a bring your own beer party everything else will be the same as it has been in years past



COF-A-Que is a RAIN or SHINE event.


COF-A-Que is an offical Hands On Events production.
Bring your tent, sleeping bags, etc and camp out, there is plenty of room to set up tents and it makes the drive home much easier the next day

Proceeds go to charity, so come on out help support a worthy cause, while at the same time
enjoying the best barbeque, great music and good fun.

What people are saying about the COF-A-Que:
“This is the best party I’ve ever been to”
"Now this is a party!!"
“It’s the party of the summer”
“I’m kicking myself for missing the past years”
“Wow, you guys really know how to throw a party”
“Next year I’m gonna get my own team and compete”

We are proud members of the following organizations:

Hands On Events


COF-A-Que - Serving up good times for 9 years now

Party Schedule
5:00pm Gates Open


7:20 – Jimmy Landry

8:30 – The Porch Pickers Brigade


12:00am Cooking may begin - Teams are allowed to start cooking at midnight


9:00am - Gates open


12:30 – The Cactus Liquors

2:00 – David Kitchen

3:30 – Sonic Bloom

4:50 – TBA

6:00 – BBQ contest awards ceremony

7:10 – Magnolia Blue

8:30 – Karl Stoll and the Danger Zone


9:00am Breakfast competition begins
9:00am Band - Open Jam Session
11:30am announcement of final awards and closing ceremony
12:00pm breakdown and cleanup
6:00pm Gates close

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