Muddy Bowl Crawfish Cook-Off

Participation Details for Teams

Show off your crawfish boiling skills at the annual Muddy Bowl Crawfish Cook-Off. Teams of up to eight members are provided crawfish, ice, serving containers, a 10' x 10' tent, table, chairs, parking passes and a Harris County Temporary Health Permit. Teams must bring their own cooking materials, spices and fire extinguisher. Crawfish will be distributed to teams at 12 p.m. the day of the event and teams may begin preparing at that time. Samples must be ready to distribute to the public beginning at 3 p.m.

Judging Categories


  • Best Crawfish - Awarded by Judges
  • Best Cajun Dish (Not Required) - Awarded by Judges
  • People's Choice - Awarded by Spectators
  • Best Decorated Tent - Awarded by Judges
Awards for Muddy Bowl Crawfish Cook-Off Teams will take place at 5:30 p.m. at the stage on the day of the event. 

Entry and Application

Entry forms and fees must be submitted by the deadline stated on the application. Tent spaces will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. The space and number of teams is limited.

View/download the Muddy Bowl Crawfish Cook-Off application.

Spectator & Attendee Information

There is no fee for spectators and attendees. Teams will begin serving crawfish samples to the public beginning at 3 p.m. the day of the event. Concessions will also be available for purchase. Attendees can vote for their favorite team's crawfish (People's Choice Award) at the green Township tent located near the stage.

More Information


Please email races@thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov for additional information about the Muddy Bowl Crawfish Cook-Off event.
Muddy Bowl Cook Off
Muddy Bowl Cook Off