The 2nd Annual Wild Side Ride and Louisiana State BBQ Cook-Off was held at Parc Hardy in Breaux Bridge, and here are some of the pictures from the event.

The ride started at Courtesy Jeep in Breaux Bridge, under the direction of Paul Bosworth and the Louisiana Jeepers.

Wild Side Ride sponsors (Staff Photo)
Louisiana Jeepers Volunteers for the Wild Side Ride (Staff Photo)

The ride left Breaux Bridge via the Grand Pointe Highway, traveled to Henderson, then took  the levee road all the way to Coteau Holmes.

One of the views near Henderson on the Wild Side Ride (Staff Photo)
Bringing up the rear on the Wild Side Ride (Staff Photo)
I really was bring up the rear, right in front of the Saint Martin Parish Sheriff's Deputy! (Staff Photo)

The ride then traveled Poydrous Highway, right in front of Ross and Sonny at Champagne's Bakery, all the way to Parc Hardy.

Spare ribs being cooked up for the Wild Side Ride and BBQ Cook-Off (Staff Photo)

The pits were smokin!!

Drunken Chicken at the Wild Side Ride (Staff Photo)

The trophies for the BBQ cook-off were created and built specifically for this event by Phil Losh, owner of Searcher's 4X4 near Baton Rouge.

Wild Side Ride and BBQ Cook-Off trophies! (Staff photo)
Wild Side Ride BBQ Cook-Off Tropy, created by Phil Losh at Searcher's 4X4 (Staff Photo)

Around 25 teams participated in the cook-off, right at 100 Jeeps rode in the ride, and hundreds of people enjoyed the day!  We'll be doing it again next year!

Jeeps at the Wild Side Ride (Facebook)