Saturday, June 1st at the Central Wyoming Fairgrounds in Casper, is the 2019 Annual Oil City Gumbo Cook-Off.

Fleet and Commercial Manager for Fremont Motors Casper, Brett Osborne and his wife Tammy ( Smokin’ Hot Butts BBQ Competition Team ) will compete for the 6th year.

Each team can compete in the competition with either a meat gumbo, a seafood gumbo or both.

Brett will be competing with a Meat Gumbo recipe, whilst his wife prepares a seafood gumbo. There is a prize for each gumbo type, as well as a peoples choice prize.

Gumbo is the official state dish of Louisiana. A soup based Creole recipe made from stock, meat or fish, and vegetables.


Judging criteria for the contest takes into account factor such the aroma, consistency, taste, aftertaste, and color.

Judge the gumbo entries for yourself and choose your favorite for the peoples choice award. Entry fee is $10 or $5 for veteran and children under 6 are free.

Proceeds will benefit the Wyoming Foundation for Cancer Care.

Gates open at 11 am, gumbo tasting starts at 11.30 and the winners are announced at 3 pm.

Jalan Crosslands with Banjo to play at Oil City Gumbo Cook-off Casper, Wyoming
Jalan Crosslands. Photo: Tess Anderson

Live music from Jalan Crossland, a singer-songwriter, banjo, and guitar player will start at 11am.
Bret Andrew and Quinlan Valdez will also play live music throughout the day.

Car Show at the Gumbo Cook-Off

A motorcycle, tractor and car show will take place and vendors will also be there.

Enter your car, truck, motorcycle or tractor in the show.

Fremont Motors All Mopar Car Show coming soon!