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BBQ Cook-off

We will have 60 BBQ Team spots available for the October 2020 Cook-Off. All spots will be 30' wide x 40 ' long. 

Electricity will not be provided; however, teams may bring generators . Teams may also bring RVs, travel trailers, etc.


Portable restrooms will be on-site , as well as locations to fill containers with water.  The park also has a public restroom.

All BBQ teams will enter the park at the BBQ Team entrance. Teams will not be permitted to allow any guests vehicles to park at their team spot . Only the vehicles of team members competing will be allowed onto the grounds. This is to reduce congestion and to keep areas open in the case of an emergency. Teams that do not abide by this rule will be asked to leave the premises.





Frequently Asked Questions

Are RVs and Travel Trailers allowed at the cook-off?

RVs, Travel Trailers, Toy haulers, etc are allowed at the Cook-Off  in your BBQ Team's designated spot.  All items must be able to fit within the Team's 30 foot wide x 40 foot designated area. All items that do not fit in the Team's area must be parked in the BBQ Team Vehicle Parking lot. There are NO hookups on-site.              * VIEW THE MAPS SECTION FOR INFO*

Will there be electricity provided?

• Electricity will not be provided during the event. Teams wanting electricity must bring their own generators.

Will there be any wash stations or bathrooms?

• Wash stations and portable restrooms will be on-site for use. Also, the park does have its own restrooms. 

How do we know where to set up ?

All team spots will be on a first come - first serve basis. These locations are not to be altered.  All areas will also be marked in paint on the ground .

Are we allowed to bring alcohol?

BBQ team members above the age of 21 are allowed to bring and consume alcohol during the event. We do ask that all alcoholic containers be disposed of properly and in a timely manner. We also ask that all members of each team also drink responsibly.

Are there any times we cannot move our vehicles?

All vehicles must remain parked at their Designated BBQ Team Spots between the hours of 10 AM and 5 PM on Saturday, October 24th. If you anticipate leaving the grounds for any reason; we highly recommend you park your vehicle (or an extra vehicle) at the BBQ Team Overflow and Vehicle Parking Area. This is for the safety of the cook off teams and the public. Please see the last 2 pages of rules for the Maps                               *VIEW THE MAPS SECTION FOR INFO *

What are the turn in times?

11:00 AM - Beans
12:00 PM - Chicken
1:30 PM - Pork Spare Ribs
3:00 PM - Brisket
4:00 PM - Jackpot Chef's Choice
5:00 PM - Awards

What are the sizes of the BBQ Team spots?

All team locations will be 30’ W x 40’. Vehicles that do not fit within your team's area must be parked at the Overflow and BBQ Team Parking Lot.  *VIEW THE MAPS SECTION FOR INFO*

What kind of BBQ pits can we use?

Any commercial or homemade, trailered or un-trailered, pit or smoker normally used for competitive barbeque. A BBQ Pit may include gas or electricity for starting the combustion of wood or wood products but NOT to complete cooking. Pit should be of a permanent design that contains separate individual cooking chambers and heat sources (no sharing of heat sources). 

Can we use a Pellet Smoker?

Pellet smokers are allowed to be used during the competition. Teams using pellet smokers must bring their own generator for electricity.

Is it required that our meat is inspected prior to cooking?"

No. It is not required to have meat inspected prior to cooking.

Are there any utility or electric hookups ?

No, there are no hookups on-site

Do you have any Maps that I can view so I know where to enter the park, set up, etc?

Yes! See the MAPS section of our website

What time is the Head Cook's Meeting 

The head cooks meeting will be at 7PM on Friday. 

How many teams are allowed to compete?

This cook-off will be limited to 60 teams.

How early can we arrive Friday?

Teams may enter the park and set-up as early as 2 PM.

What time can we start cooking Friday

Teams may begin cooking once they arrive and set up their area.