2020 Cook-off Registration and Rules
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.
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*
• Electricity will not be provided during the event. Teams wanting electricity must bring their own generators.
• Wash stations and portable restrooms will be on-site for use. Also, the park does have its own restrooms.
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 .
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.
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 *
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
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*
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).
Pellet smokers are allowed to be used during the competition. Teams using pellet smokers must bring their own generator for electricity.
No. It is not required to have meat inspected prior to cooking.
No, there are no hookups on-site
Yes! See the MAPS section of our website
The head cooks meeting will be at 7PM on Friday.
This cook-off will be limited to 60 teams.
Teams may enter the park and set-up as early as 2 PM.
Teams may begin cooking once they arrive and set up their area.