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Thu, Jul 01


Dr. MLK Way & Orange Ave

Newtown Backyard BBQ Cookoff

Thursday, July 1 join us on Dr. MLK Jr Way and Orange A

Newtown Backyard BBQ Cookoff
Newtown Backyard BBQ Cookoff

Time & Location

Jul 01, 2021, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Dr. MLK Way & Orange Ave, Dr Martin Luther King Way, Sarasota, FL 34234, USA

About the Event

For Contestants:

  • All Contestants must fill out this entry form and pay a $125 entry fee. Each contestant must supply a crock-pot or pan of your bbq for each category you intend to enter. These will be used for the judging and sampling. All vendor or contestant fees collected will be donated to Queens of Domestic Violence Awareness.
  • The deadline to register is Wednesday, June 30.
  • Contestants will need to serve their BBQ to the Judges.
  • BBQ will be judged in the following (4) categories: Best BBQ Pork, Best BBQ Chicken, Best Mac and Cheese, and Best Pie or Cake.
  • Samples will be served to the judges at 7:30 pm. Judging will take place at 7:45 pm and winners will be announced at 8:00 pm.
  • All contestants are welcome to sell their food items also.

For ALL Vendors:

  •  The fee for a 10X10 tent non-competing food or retail is $75, food truck $100. You MUST provide your own electricity/generator, lighting, water, etc. 
  • Vendors that have RSVP'd will be sent an invoice for payment. If you need additional time to pay your fee please feel free to reach out to Shantel. 
  • Questions? Call Shantel at 336-918-1658 or Email at

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