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

VOWS 7th Annual Bunny Hop 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run – March 5th – Registration Now Open

VOWS 7th Annual Bunny Hop 5k & 1-mile Fun Run and Egg Hunts are a hop away. The event will be held at Bray Birch Park on Saturday 3/5. Fun will begin with the first Run at 9 a.m. with bounce houses, music, petting zoo, vendor booths, and egg hunts.

The egg hunts will be in four age groups starting every 15 minutes at 11 a.m., with an additional Quiet Egg Hunt station. The Quiet Egg Hunt is open to every child but exclusive to children that will not be participating in the Ready-Set-Go! style egg hunts.

We are fortunate to have Kevin Dunn with Remax’s Team Dunn stepping up as a major sponsor of the 5k and 1-mile fun run race management, which means a larger donation will be going to the runs’ charity recipient, The Community Storehouse.

Run, walk, or push your baby stroller around the 1-mile Fun Run and/or the 5k. The race will be chip-timed. Winners will be awarded trophies in six age groups. Don’t forget to sign up for the run early for the discount,

VOWS residents can register for the free egg hunt at Registration is requested to help the events committee with planning the fun! Volunteers can sign up by emailing

VOWS Events Committee is looking for a bunny drawing to go on the front of our Bunny Hop race t-shirts. Please submit your drawing by 8 p.m. on Sunday, February 7th to, and you will receive a confirmation response that your drawing was received from the events chair. Drawings will be in a Facebook photo album from 8 a.m. Monday, February 8th until 8 p.m. Friday, February 12th. The drawing with the most Likes will be featured on this year’s shirt. Good luck!