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Street closures planned for Hub City BBQ Cookoff

Provided by the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce

The following downtown streets will be closed for the 12th Annual Hub City BBQ presented by Suddenlink:

· Broadway from Avenue O to Avenue J

· Ave. K between 13th and Main Street

· Ave. L between 13th and Main Street

· Ave. M between 13th and Main Street

· Ave. N between Broadway and Main Street

These streets are scheduled to be closed from 6 a.m. Wednesday, September 25, until 8 a.m. Friday, September 27. This will impact eastbound and westbound traffic on Broadway between Avenue O and Avenue J, and northbound and southbound traffic on Avenues K, L, M and N between Broadway and 13th Street. Travelers who frequent this area are urged to take alternate routes on Wednesday and Thursday.

This closure has been approved by the City of Lubbock and the Chamber currently holds all appropriate permits to do so. Event time is Thursday, September 26th from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m., Entry gates will be at Broadway & Ave. O, Broadway east of Ave. J, and Main & Ave. L. A map of the event is available at www.hubcitybbq.com.

Over 115 teams compete for bragging rights to the best BBQ in West Texas. Eligible cooking teams are members of the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce. Categories include brisket and ribs, other meats and desserts. Entertainment includes headliner by No Justice and opening by The Kyle Bennett Band.

Advance ticket prices through 5 p.m. on September 25 are $25 for adults, $10 for children 6-10; and no charge for children 5 and under. Gate prices are $30 for adults, $10 for children 6-10; and no charge for children 5 and under. Tickets are available from the Chamber at 1500 Broadway, Suite 101 or from all Select-a-Seat outlets.

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