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BBQ Blues and Brews Competitors
BBQ Blues and Brews Competitors
BBQ Blues and Brews Competitors Smiling
BBQ Blues and Brews Competitors
BBQ Blues and Brews Competitors Smiling
BBQ Blues and Brews Competitors Smiling


Team Registration and Regulations:
The entry fee is $275.00 per team. 2022 Registration forms can be found here.
To be eligible for the grand prize, you must compete in the four main categories. Categories are: Brisket, Pork, Ribs, Chicken and (optional) Mac N’ Cheese.

Competitors will have the opportunity to sell 2 oz. sample portions on Saturday  from 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM and on Sunday from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM Samples can be any barbecue themed item.

Jim Monihan Mac N’ Cheese Challenge:
On Sunday, teams will have a chance to compete in the Jim Monihan Mac N’ Cheese challenge in honor of our good friend and BBQ aficionado, Jim Monihan, of Privateer Productions. The contest is free to enter and will be turned in, in a KCBS format for “anything goes”. Judging will take place on Sunday at 1:00 PM (Times subject to change)

Jim Monihan loved Mac ‘n Cheese almost as much he loved the BBQ community.

Following the judging on Sunday,  guests can sample the Mac N’ Cheese from each competing team from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Set Up & Tear Down
Competitors may begin setting up in their designated space after 2:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Friday, May 27, 2022. Competitors must be completely set up and have all vehicles removed by 11:00 AM on Saturday.
Tear down is on Sunday,  from 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. No tear down is to occur before that time for the safety of guests at the event.

Team Hotel Rooms 
Competitors receive a special discount rate. RV Park spots are still available!

Congratulations to our 2019 Winners! 

Grand Champion: Warpig BBQ
Reserve Grand Champion: Piggy D’s
Third Place: Old Town Franklin BBQ

First Place Chicken: Pitbull BBQ
First Place Ribs: Warpig BBQ
First Place Pork: Booties BBQ
First Place Brisket: Old Town Franklin BBQ
Mac N Cheese: Smoke-in-Law BBQ (perfect score!)

People’s Choice: Bandon Rain – Cranberry Squall Cider
Ale: Lagunitas – Phase Change Juicy Ale
Lager:  Sam Adams – ’76 Lager
IPA:  7 Devil’s – Groundswell IPA
Cider: Square Mile Cider Co – Rosé Cider

2019 Teams:

Piggy D’S
Jeremiah Johnson Mountain Man 
Rack Rubbers
Smokin Hooch BBQ
Big Bite BBQ
California Grill Billies
Fat Dad’s Barbeque
Dances with Smoke Barbeque
Smokin’ Flyers
Bradshaw’s Kitchen
Smokin’ Timbers BBQ NW
G and L BBQ
Pepper Pappy BBQ
Smoke-In-Law BBQ
Booties BBQ
Old Town Franklin BBQ
503 Backyard BBQ
Big B’s Down-N-Dirty BBQ
Son of Smoke
Old Dirty Basters
Warpig BBQ
North of Houston BBQ
Hillbilly BBQ
Cliff’s Smokin BBQ
Smoke 324
Elkhorn BBQ