Backyard BBQ Competition

Mouth watering ribs, chicken, and bacon masterfully marinated and seasoned, then smoked for hours to the point of perfection. This isn't just grilling, this is art! Who will be the Champion? Come witness barbecue teams from around the state show off their skills in a quest for the best.


New to this year's Beer, Bacon & BBQ Festival, we're adding a Backyard BBQ Competition sanctioned by the Florida BBQ Association.

That's right folks, up to 24 teams will be competiting for the glory in all things BBQ and bacon.

Do you have a team that wants to compete and win the grand prize? Sign up here!

Be a judge with the People's Choice BBQ Sampling Badge! For only $12 ($15 at the door) this badge gets you (10) 1 oz samples of this delicious BBQ. Each badge holder will get one token, where you can vote for the best in People's Choice. Judging will be from 2:30 - 4:30 PM, and are while supplies last. Make your voice known, and come taste the day away!