2ND ANNUAL WEST COAST BBQ CLASSIC
May 11, 2013 | Waterfront Queen Mary Events Park | 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Grill masters from around the country will gather at Queen Mary’s Waterfront Events Park to compete for the title of West Coast’s BEST BBQ. Let your taste buds rage over which barbecue style is king. Prefer Memphis to Texas or savory to sweet? You be the judge at the 2nd Annual West Coast BBQ Classic.
The finger lickin’ family fun festival features:
Whether you are a barbecue aficionado, a backyard amateur, a person who appreciates great food or just looking for something to do with the whole family, West Coast BBQ Classic will have something for everyone.
Eating Contests:Channel your inner Takeru Kobayashi, Joey Chestnut or Sonya Thomas and enter our Eating Contests.
For just $20 (fee does not include entry to WCC BBQ Classic), out-grub your opponents on delicious watermelon (at 1:30 p.m.) or peach cobbler (3:30 p.m.) for a chance to win one of three prizes- including a Grand Prize two-night stay aboard the Queen Mary.
And in case you are wondering - and we know you are - the Major League Eating record for watermelon eating is held by Jim Reeves, who ate 13.22 pounds in 15 minutes at the Brookville Community Picnic on July 30, 2005.
Contests will be held at:
WATERMELON EATING CONTEST - 1:30 PM
PEACH COBBLER EATING CONTEST - 3:30 PM
Team Registration Information:SOLD OUT! All 60 teams have been filled. If you would like to be added to our waiting list, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ticket Information:General Admission - $15 at the door
*Additional Fees May Apply
Children 12 and under are FREE
Parking is $10 with event validation
BBQ Tasting Tickets from 50 Top West Coast Pit Masters - $2 each
*Entrance to the West Coast BBQ Classic does not include admission to the ship or other attractions.
Images of Deliciousness
Check out LA Weekly's photo gallery of last year's BBQ. Please note: these images are not scratch and sniff.