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 BBQ classes and demo’s. Pit Masters, Manufacturers and Suppliers of BBQ products will be on hand giving demos and handing out samples.
- SEE PITMASTERS IN ACTION!
- BBQ CLASSES AND DEMO’S
- SAMPLE COMPETITION BBQ
- BEER & WINE TASTING
- BBQ EXPO & DOOR PRIZES
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.
Friday night will feature a Trimming Class, taught by local Pit Masters and put together by the CBBQA. Seats will be limited. Advance registration required. Details TBD.
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. Stay tuned for more details.
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.
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 SOON. 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.