The 2017 Newport Beach BBQ Competition: Winter Q & BBQ EXPO is Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 12-6PM at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort. Professional BBQ Teams from all over the region will load-in on Friday, January 27th and cook all night. KCBS Certified Judges will decide who wins $7,500+ in cash prizes!
Up your game with our FREE BBQ classes. Manufacturers and Suppliers of BBQ products will be on hand giving demos and handing out samples. Enter the Raffle to win a new smoker and other great prizes.
- SEE PITMASTERS IN ACTION!
- FREE BBQ CLASSES
- SAMPLE COMPETITION BBQ
- BEER & WINE TASTING
- BBQ EXPO
Sample Competition BBQ!
Many teams will be selling their competition BBQ to the Public on Saturday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. under a giant 14,000 square foot tent. Come early and enjoy a sampling from each of the participating teams or a full BBQ dinner, while supplies last. Food tickets are $1 each. Each team sets thier prices for each tasting. 25 cents of each tickets goes to support free dental clinics for children in need in Orange County.
There will be a limited number of special Advanced Purchase options available. Pre-purchase a Rack of Ribs, or a chunck of mouth watering Brisket… check back soon for details.
Take a BBQ cooking class taught by local pitmasters, learn about different smokers and which woods to use, how to select the best meat and trim it correctly. More info coming soon.
Sample some of the area’s best Breweries! Local Brewmasters will be on hand to pour thier seasonal specials and yearlong favorites. Unlimited pours are available for $25 from 12-4pm. A cash bar, beer and wine by the glass will be available all day.
Local suppliers and manufacturers will be on hand demoing their latest products! See Smokers, Grills, Accessories, Sauces, Rubs, Wood… Everything you need to BBQ like a Pro.
WIN A SMOKER!
Enter the Raffle to win a new Smoker, BBQ accessories, meat packages and more, with many door prizes from area merchants. Raffle tickets are $10 and include admission to the event. You do not need to be present to win the Grand Prize. Must be present to win door prizes. More details coming soon.
BUY YOUR TICKETS!
General Admission is $10 and includes a Raffle ticket with the chance to win a new smoker and other prizes! Children 12 and under admitted for free. Some offers will not be available at the gate and/or require advance purchase. Attendance limited to 1,500.
25% of the food sales and additional proceeds support Free Dental Clinics for children in Orange County, through AYUDA International, in partnership with Doc in a Box 360, a Newport Beach Sunrise Rotary Club project.