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7th Annual Central Illinois BBQ Throwdown Competition

Over $10,000.00 in Cash and Prizes! July 21st and 22nd at Festival Park on Peoria's Riverfront Contact Brandon Bressner with any questions.

Competitor Schedule (Tentative)

Friday 7-21-2017
Team Set up
Meat Inspection (as you arrive your meat will be inspected)
Team Meeting (this is subject to change based on arrivals)
Cooks Dinner (immediately following the team meeting)
Quiet Time

Saturday 7-22-2017
Coffee and Doughnuts for competitors
Judges Meeting
Chicken Turn in
Ribs Turn in
Pork Shoulder Turn in
Beef Brisket Turn in
People’s Choice tasting
Awards Ceremony
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All competitors will have approx a 20’x20’ area to cook in. 20’x40’ spaces are available for an additional $50.00. The larger spaces are first come first serve. You must fit in your space! If you sign up for a 20’x20’ and don’t fit, you will have to pay the additional fee for a larger space before you will be issued a turn in box. If none are available, you will have to find a way to fit in your space.
Water will be available, but not at each site.
Electricity (20amp outlets) will be available for each space. Competitors will need to bring a minimum 50’ extension cord for power. 30amp outlets are available for an additional $50.00.
Wrist bands will be required at event.  Each team will be given a maximum of 6.  Additional bands can be purchased at a later date.
No alcohol allowed outside the beer garden area. 
This is a sanctioned KCBS event and the latest KCBS rules will be followed. Please look at www.kcbs.us for the complete rules.
Containers will be provided at the team meeting. 
The Grand Champion, Reserve Grand Champion and top 5 in each category will receive a cash prize and an award. 
All meat must be kept below 40 degrees prior to cooking.