There is no cooking in this country that engenders the strong opinions, lively discussions and high-fives for "hitting the mark" that barbecue does... Everyone is the best chef in their own backyard!
Think you have what it takes to crush the competition and land you on top? If so, throw down the B.B.Q. glove and join the challenge at the BayBears Backyard BBQ at Hank Aaron Stadium November 9th and 10th.
Get ready to set up your cooker and showcase your best barbecue. The BayBears Backyard BBQ Cook off &
Festival hours are Saturday 10am till 7pm and Sunday 10am till 5pm.
Come on out for the BBQ Cook-Off. This is a fun event for the whole family. Samplings are from 11am to 2pm
(or until food samplings run out) on Saturday plus you can vote for your favorite BBQ team. Parking is free.
Some of the best amateur cookers in the Mobile Bay Area and along the gulf coast will be battling it out for cash prizes and bragging-rights. Come hungry and get your BBQ on...only $10.00 admission (per day) for adults and kids ten and under are free (must have paid ticket for samplings).
Judges will include some of your favorite WALA Fox Ten news, weather, and sports personalities along with
other local media celebrities. Chefs will look to “smoke” the competition. Watch as these “Masters-of-Meat”
battle it out. Indulge in great B.B.Q. food and vote for your favorite! Taste mouthwatering, succulent BBQ right
off their pits, cooked low and slow over wood fires and choose who you think deserves the title of “Triple B”
Competitors will begin firing up their equipment and the hogs start sizzling. Attendees will experience both the
unique aromas of slow-cooked pork and chicken. This year’s BBQ competition will feature amateur teams vying for the coveted title of “Triple B” Champion, which includes over $4,000 dollars in prize money. Plus there will be a classic car show, “Live” music, motorcycles on display and an Arts and Crafts Festival.
Sanctioned by the Alabama Barbeque Association, the cook-off will be held in The Hank's Gaslight Park and
parking lot. The entry fee is $100 per team and covers all divisions – Chicken, Ribs, and Boston Butt.
Proceeds benefit BayBears Charities 501(c) 3 not-for-profit corporation which operates the Hank Aaron Childhood Home and Museum and provides support to local and regional tax-exempt organizations to directly sponsor activities for the promotion of educational, good health, physical education, public safety, and literacy.
For more information contact the BayBears at 251-479-BEAR(2327) or log onto mobilebaybears.com.
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