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93rd Annual Tom Tom Festival

This year, the Tom Tom Festival will include Craft and Food vendors, a BBQ Cookoff and Royalty Pageant!

Click the links below to download entry forms and guidelines

Craft Application Form
Food Vendor Form Guidelines - Friday & Saturday
Food Vendor Form Guidelines - Saturday

Tom Tom Royalty Pageant

The Royalty Pageant will be held Thursday, June 3rd at 6:30pm at the Yoakum Community Center!

Categories are as follows:
Little Prince/Princess: 4 & 5 year olds going into Pre-K or Kindergarten
Little Mister/Miss Yoakum: going into 1st, 2nd or 3rd grade
Young Miss Yoakum: going into 4th, 5th or 6th grade
Jr. Miss Yoakum: going into 7th, 8th or 9th grade
Miss Yoakum: going into 11th or 12th grade

Entry forms can be picked up from the Yoakum Area Chamber of Commerce office during office hours and must be returned by May 3rd at 2:00pm.

For any questions or additional information feel free to call the Yoakum Area Chamber of Commerce at 361-293-2309.

Tom Tom BBQ Cook-Off

The BBQ Cookoff will be held Friday June 4th & Saturday June 5th.

The Friday culinary contest includes Mixer's Choice, Salsa & Chef's Choice. The Saturday culinary contest includes Beef Brisket, Pork Ribs, Chicken Breast, BBQ Sauce & Jackpot Beans.

Click the links below to download entry forms and guidelines

93rd BBQ Cook-Off Entry Form
93rd BBQ Cook-Off Guidelines

Tom Tom Softball Tournament

The Softball Tournament will be held Sarurday June 5th.

$150 per Team, $200 after deadline

  • 1st and 2nd Place Teams will receive Shirts!
  • Umpire Fee $10 per team per game, Pay at the Plate
  • USSSA Rules
  • All Bats are Allowed
  • 15 Man Roster, at least 3 Females (Co-Ed)
  • Home Run limit 3, Extra Tickets $5 each, with Max of 10 tickets per tournament.

Registration Deadline is May 28th, 2021. Contact Raymond Rosas @ 361-407-1221 or Chamber Office @ 361-293-2309 for more details

Click the links below to download entry forms and guidelines

Softball Tournament Entry Form


Tom Tom Parade

The Tom Tom Parade will be held Saturday June 5th.

Check in time is from 7:00-8:00am at Dairy Queen (Hwy. 77A & Hwy 111). Get your line-up number. Judging begins at 8:00am. The Parade will start at 10:00am.

Click the link below to download the parade entry form

Parade Entry Form

The deadline for entries to the Chamber will be Wednesday June 2nd. No unauthorized entries may enter the parade.

Come On By!

It's the birthplace of Texas Independence and the starting point of the Chisholm Trail... Learn more about the riches waiting for you in our South Texas region by visiting Yoakum today!