CATS Fest 3 Is Almost Here!

It's almost time for CATS Fest! You've got your tickets and we can't wait to see you at the best cigar festival in the land. We hope you're as excited as we are to party with an amazing bunch of BOTLs and SOTLs and share in the boatloads of stogies from the best manufacturers around and enjoy all the fun activities that CATS Fest has to offer like the Beard & Mustache Competition, Rodeo, Dance, Pre-Party, and more!


We want to give you some info on the event and a schedule so you can get the most out of your CATS Fest experience. Please read this full email to learn all about CATS Fest 3. If you still have more questions after reading all this, please email and we'll answer you as soon as possible!

Schedule Of Events

Friday, May 22


10:00am - Pre-Registration Begins - La Quinta Stone Oak

4:30pm - 56-passenger Bus to VIP Dinner - If you need a ride to the VIP dinner, get on this bus! There isn't enough room for all the VIPs, bus seating is on a first come, first served basis.

5:00pm - VIP Dinner - Tejas Rodeo Company - Sponsored by Deadwood Tobacco

7:30pm - World Famous CATS Pre-Party! - La Quinta Stone Oak - Sponsored by CZ Cigars


Saturday, May 23


10:45am - 1st Bus leaves La Quinta Stone Oak

11:30am - CATS Fest 3 Doors Open for VIP Ticket Holders

12:30pm - CATS Fest 3 Doors Open for GA Ticket Holders and Companion Ticket Holders

11:30am-7pm - Cigar Round Up Sponsored by Stogies World Class Cigars

7:00pm - Cigars for Warriors Pro Rodeo Sponsored by Tejas Rodeo Company

9:00pm - CATS Fest Closing Dance

11:00pm - Last shuttle bus leaves Tejas Rodeo Company


Sunday, May 24


**Please note - The Operation: Cigars for Warriors Music Festival requires a separate ticket. If you did not purchase one, and want to attend, please visit and buy one!**


10:00am - Annual CFW Staff Meeting/Bruncheon - Tejas Rodeo Company

12:00pm - Operation Cigars for Warriors Music Festival - Tejas Rodeo Company - Sponsored by Drew Estate

7:00pm - End of Operation: Cigars for Warriors Music Festival

More CATS Fest Info
Pre-registering is awesome! Starting at 10:00am on Friday you can stop by the La Quinta Stone Oak to register for the festival. This is helpful because you can pick up your larger free swag items so you don't have to carry everything around with you on Saturday during the fest.
Beard & Mustache Competition
We are very excited about the Beard & Mustache Competition sponsored by the Lone Star Beard Supply Company! Participation is FREE for all CATS Fest attendees! When pre-registering or registering, please mention that you'd like to participate and you can get signed up for a chance to win awesome merchandise, gift card, or cash prizes from the Lone Star Beard Supply Company and a cool trophy!

The Beard & Mustache Competition will have winners in 5 categories:

1) "Sweetest Staches" - Natural and Styled Mustaches.

2) "Prestigious Partials" - Goatees, Sideburns and Mutton Chops.

3) "Bodacious Beardsmen" - Business Beards, Groomed Beards & Full Natural Beards.

4) "Whiskerina" - Best (Fake) Creative & Artistic for the ladies.

5) "Follicle Freestyle" - Most Creative & Artistic Men's.

6) "Follicle Grand Master" - The five category winners go head to head for the Grand Prize!

Ticket Info

VIP Tickets - SOLD OUT

Early Bird Tickets - SOLD OUT

General Admission Tickets - STILL AVAILABLE! Tell your friends to join the party and have a great time!

Music Festival Tickets - STILL AVAILABLE! Come out and support Operation: Cigars For Warriors!

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There will be a whole bunch of awesome raffle prizes at CATS Fest! Stop by the CATS Booth to pick up your free raffle ticket, and purchase more raffle tickets if you wish. There will be a wide variety of prizes from our incredible sponsors, and the grand prize - a custom, hand-made CATS/CFW guitar! You can also purchase tickets for the Guitar Raffle online now - click here to purchase tickets now. All tickets purchased online and at the festival will be entered to win.
That's all for now, we can't wait to see you at CATS Fest! Thank you for coming and have a helluva good time!