Are You A Good BBQ Cook?

You’re a good BBQ cook…..

You care about how your BBQ comes off the grill and onto the plate. You’ve practiced and perfected your craft. Your friends and family all love your BBQ. It’s time to take the next step and enter the VOWS 1st Annual BBQ Cook Off!

When:  Saturday, July 30

Where:  VOWS Slide Pool Park, 12301 Woodland Springs Drive

We are looking for the best BBQ in VOWS!    BBQ Bird - share and use only

1st place:    $100 Gift card

2nd place:   $50 gift card

Teams will be judged in one or two of the following categories:  Ribs, Pulled Pork and Beans.  You must grill a minimum of 10lbs of meat and/or prepare 2 gallons of beans.

Best Showmanship Award – The team or individual who displays the most showmanship (costumes, decorating your area) will also win a trophy.

Judging of the competition will be blind judging. Each team will be provided a box to place the entry into and one team member will be responsible for bringing the entry(s) to the judging tent by 7:00 PM. Any meat and/or beans brought to the judge’s table after deadline will be disqualified from that category.

After your entry has been submitted to the judging table, your team is obligated to provide the remaining samples of your entry to the VOWS guests.

If you would like to enter, please complete and return the below form no later than Wednesday, July 27th.  More details are provided on the entry form.


If you have any questions, please email

VOWS 1st Annual BBQ Cook-Off & Movie Night – Saturday, July 30

VOWS Events Committee’s 1st Annual BBQ Cook-Off & Movie Night

VOWS Events Committee will be holding the first VOWS BBQ Cookoff and Movie Night on Saturday, July 30th at the Slide Pool Park, 12301 Woodland Springs Drive. Starting at 6:30 p.m., enjoy taste testing the entries from our competing neighbors for the BBQ contest while listening to music from DJ Kam.  Judges will select winners in the categories of pork spare ribs, pulled pork, BBQ beans, and showmanship.

Email for more information or to register as a cooking team.

A movie,  Star Wars: Episode VII, will be shown on the big outdoor screen at sunset, approximately 8:45. As the food will be carefully cooked by your neighbors, enjoy at your own risk! Bring your chairs and yard games to enjoy the fun. Please register at:

Happy July 4th from Your FirstService Residential Team

Dear VOWS Residents,

The FirstService Residential Management Team wants to wish each of you a very safe and enjoyable holiday weekend!!!

We would like to remind you that Fireworks are prohibited within the City of Fort Worth city limits (Violators could receive up to a $2000 Fine…)

The VOWS Onsite Management Office be closed on Monday, July 4th in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

We will reopen at 9am on Tuesday, July 5th.

The Onsite Facilities Staff will be on property throughout the weekend to address the community common areas and swimming pools.

Should you encounter a maintenance or irrigation emergency of the holiday weekend, please contact the FirstService Residential Customer Care Center at 877.378.2388.


Ed Simon

General Manager

VOWS Celebrates The Fourth of July

Come splash and slide at the Fourth of July of Celebration! On Saturday, July 2nd, enjoy snow cones, pizza, water slides, and a dunk tank! Glitter tattoos will be sponsored by the Tony Green Team. Bring a non-perishable food or cash donation for the Community Storehouse to sit in the dunk tank! You can win a prize for your patriotic decorations in the mini parade too!

Location:  Slide Pool   12301 Woodland Springs Drive
Time:  11 am – 2 pm

Please register for free at

Community Wide Garage Sale will be held April 29th, 30th and May 1st

The Spring Community Wide Garage Sale will be held next weekend, April 29th, 30th and May 1st.  The garage sale event will be held rain or shine…

Please remember that you will need to acquire a garage sale permit from the City of Fort Worth in order to participate in the sale. There is no cost for the garage sale permit. No more than 2 sales are permitted on the sale premises within any one calendar year. Permits should be prominently displayed on the premises during the sale.

Please visit or contact 817.392.2222 to complete the permit process.

For any of those items that just didn’t make the cut, or that you’ve decided simply must go, please remember that Monday, May 2nd is the City of Fort Worth bulky trash collection day for our area. The monthly bulk trash collection is intended for items that are too heavy or bulky to fit in the brown garbage carts associated with normal garbage pickup.

Please visit or contact 817.392.1234 for more information on bulk trash collection, or to see the list of prohibited bulky collection items.


Jackie Morrow
Administrative Assistant