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Newport Beach BBQ Competition

JANUARY 28TH, 2017

NEWPORT DUNES WATERFRONT RESORT

2017 Winter Q! & BBQ Expo

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 $10,000 in cash prizes!

SEE PITMASTERS IN ACTION!

BBQ CLASSES AND DEMO’S

SAMPLE COMPETITION BBQ

BEER & WINE TASTING

BBQ EXPO & DOOR PRIZES

50+ Professional BBQ Teams!

BBQ Lovers, Enthusiast, Backyard Cooks, Foodies and more will love the incredible BBQ, Beer and Wine tasting, Desserts and more!

Up your game with our BBQ classes and demo’s. Pit Masters, Manufacturers and Suppliers of BBQ products will be on hand giving demos and handing out samples.

Winter Q Menu!

Check out the great food available at this year’s 2017 Newport Beach Barbecue Competition Winter Q and Expo!  There’s ribs, briskets, and tips galore from more than a dozen teams and food vendors. Don’t forget to pre-order some sassy BBQ to enjoy after the event!

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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…

Your Ticket to Sweet and Tangy BBQ!

Get your tickets online for this year’s Winter Q & BBQ Expo!

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BBQ Classes

Friday night will feature an INTRO TO COMPETITION BBQ CLASS, taught by local Pit Master and Master Judge: Paul Richardson. Learn about the sanctioning bodies, the competition circuit, how to become a certified BBQ Judge, basic trimming and cooking techniques, participate in demos and sample the results.

The Class will begin at 6PM in The Back Bay Bistro. Grab a drink at the bar and then make your way to the patio. As time permits, the class will walk the competition grounds, talk to a few Pit Masters, see what equipment they are using and perhaps even get a peak into their prep areas as they prepare their meats for the smoker. Seats will be limited. Advance registration required. Tickets for Friday night are $25.

On Saturday there will be FREE classes running throughout the event. Start with the basics, and work your way up. Topics will include learning about different smokers and which woods to use, how to select the best meat and trim it correctly, sauces and rubs, and much more.

BEER TASTING!

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.

Participating Breweries:
– Barley Forge Brewing Co.
– Laguna Beach Beer Company
– Left Coast Brewing Co.
– Firestone Walker Brewing Company
– MORE…

BBQ EXPO

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.

TICKET OPTIONS

GENERAL ADMISSION is $10. Children 12 and under admitted for free.

FOOD TICKETS are $1 each, conveniently available in sheets of 20 for $20.

BEER TASTING UNLIMITED (includes Admission and Unlimited Beer Tasting from 12-4pm) $35

BEER & BBQ TASTING COMBO (includes Beer Tasting Unlimited and $20 in Food Tickets) $50 PRE-SALE ONLY

VIP (includes Admission with Unlimited Beer and Wine Tasting from 12-6pm) $55

TICKETS AVAILABLE BUT ACT SOON – ATTENDANCE LIMITED TO 1,500.

DENTAL CLINICS

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.

Just some of the Professional Teams competing this year!