ENTRY FEE -Early Bird entry fee PRIOR to 1/15/19 Saturday only $300.00; Sunday only $300.00; Saturday AND Sunday $550.00 Regular entry fee AFTER 1/15/19 Saturday only $350.00; Sunday only $350.00; Saturday and Sunday $650.00.
DEPOSIT OPTION – Option to pay $50.00 deposit to hold team spot is available until 1/15/19. Entry fee balance MUST be paid in FULL by 3/1/19 to secure team spot.
ENTRY FEE PAYMENT – After the team entry form is submitted online, payment may be made via PayPal account or by credit or debit card. All transactions will be through a secure web site to protect your information. After the team entry form is submitted online, payment may also be made by mailing a check to OBR/BBQGives Back 9625 Peppertree Drive Henrico VA 23238. Team entry will not be complete until payment is received whether via online payment or mailed check.
PRIZE MONEY – Minimum of $8000.00 for KCBS payout on both contest days – In 2017 and 2018, the payout was raised to $11,000.00 by contest time
CAMPSITE AMENITIES –all sites are 50 X 50 size, 30 and 50 amp power, 110 volt power, water, cable and wi-fi at each site. Bethpage camp-resort charges for any night that the campsite is in use. Teams may choose to add Thursday night stay for additional fee of $35.00
TEAM SITE REQUESTS – YES, organizer will try to accommodate team site requests. After your team entry is complete, email team site requests to firstname.lastname@example.org
VA GRANDS CHAMPIONSHIP – The BBQ Gives Back Contest is pleased to host within the KCBS contest, the VA Grands. The contest is made up of Grand Champions or Reserve Grand Champions from sponsoring VA Contests in 2018. Each of the VA contests have paid into this separate prize fund. We are pleased to have all VA State Championship Contests join together in supporting their respective grand champions.
MABA CUP FINALS – MABA will present awards to the top finishers from the teams in attendance that won their respective states MABA Cups. These 8 Grand Champions, or their runner ups, that attend our contest will be eligible for cash prizes paid out by MABA.
QUALIFIERS – *must have 25 teams
The American Royal*
GIVING BACK to 2 organizations:
- The first is Team Thanksgiving food bank. One pork butt will be given to each team to cook, chop and turn in after judging is complete on the Saturday contest. We also ask for teams to donate one grocery bag of dry and/or canned goods if they are able. To see a list of requested items, please click on the GIVING BACK link above.
- The second is Operation BBQ Relief. Our contest will be making a monetary donation to OBR and anyone wishing to make a voluntary cash or check donation will be able to do so at the time of team check ins.
THURSDAY night social event for teams, judges and reps to participate in a friendly discussion about bbq related topics. Light snacks will be served.
FRIDAY night chili contest! $10.00 entry fee! All recipes allowed! Blind judging! Cash prizes!
LODGING – on site campground cottages are available for reservations thru the organizer and there are 2 local hotels with BBQ rates. All reservations and payment will be the responsibility of individual team members. For more information, please use the LODGING link on the welcome page.
COMMUNICATION – organizer will confirm receipt of team entry form and payments. Emails will also be sent at the beginning of January, February and March with any important information to be shared. Facebook and website updates will be posted as needed.
QUESTIONS – Please email email@example.com with any questions and/or concerns and organizer will promptly respond.
CONTACT INFO – firstname.lastname@example.org OR 804-965-0484 OR message on Facebook contest page at BBQ Gives Back KCBS contest page
THANKS for your interest. We hope to have your team join us this year!