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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who can I talk to for more information about BTB-BBQ FEST?​​

  • A: General Information: DPPD Liaison Sheila Plovanich 281-930-2118

  •  Deer Park: Charles Thomas 713-444-0497 

  •  LaPorte: Brenda Pritchard 281-830-6864 

  •  Pasadena: Murline Staley 281-797-8125

  •  Festival Ambassador - Jennifer Meekins 832-675-2099 

  • Festival Ambassador - Justin League 832-493-1075

Q: What is my sponsorship money used for?​​

  • A: "BACK THE BLUE BBQ FESTIVAL... Is sponsored by Universal Plant Services and hosted by the Cities of Deer Park & LaPorte, along with our Citizens Police Academy Alumni Associations!!  All endowments, sponsorships, donations are held in a dedicated BTB-BBQ bank account.  The funds are administered by treasurers from BOTH Deer Park & LaPorte CPA Alumni Associations!  The proceeds are used exclusively to fund this event; and any and all proceeds that remain after all event expenses have been paid will be divided between our Deer Park Police Department AND our LaPorte Police Department to be used to support our awesome officers and our communities!

Q: How can I register my BBQ COOKOFF TEAM?​​

Q: How can I become a VENDOR?​​

  • A:  Vendors registration is $50.00 outside ($75 Inside) & vendors should contact our Vendor Coordinator' Pasadena Market's  Shawn Bailey 352-949-9332

Q: How can I donate an item for the SILENT AUCTION?​​

  • A: Silent Auction items must have a value greater than $100.  Contact Silent Auction Chairperson- Adell Boren -  713-299-6382.... 

Q: Who can I talk to about becoming a SPONSOR?

- Click to view/download/print our COMPLETE SPONSORSHIP PACKET!​​

  •  A. Festival Planning Director -  Deer Park: Charles Thomas 713-444-0497 

  •  LaPorte: Brenda Pritchard 281-830-6864 

  •  Pasadena: Murline Staley 281-797-8125

  •  Festival Ambassador - Jennifer Meekins 832-675-2099 

  • Festival Ambassador - Justin League 832-493-1075

Q: How can I make a MONETARY DONATION?​​

Q: How can I print a Run for the Blue 5K Flyer?​​

  • A: Registration begins March 1st.   Please check back later.

Q: What are the age groups for 5K Fun Run?​​

  • A: