SIGN UP FOR THE 1st ANNUAL TAR RIVER FESTIVAL BBQ COOK-OFF EVENT

Sign up NOW for the 1st Annual Tar River Festival BBQ Cook-Off!

Whole Hog and/or Chicken entries accepted.

Entry fee includes: Hog or Chicken, 20′ x 25′ reserved area, potable water, and power.

BBQ HOG PRIZES:
Grand Prize: Hand Forged Cleaver by ABS Master Bladesmith E. Scott McGhee ($450 value) and $300.
Second Place: $300
Third Place: $200

BBQ CHICKEN PRIZES:
Grand Prize: Hand Forged Deboning Knife by ABS Master Bladesmith E. Scott McGhee ($450 value) and $200.
Second Place: $200
Third Place: $100

Festival is October 7th, 2017, starting at 10:00 a.m. However, contestants can start cooking their BBQ at 1:00 p.m. the afternoon of October 6th.

Judging will begin at 10:00 a.m. on October 7th for Whole Hog, and at 11:00 a.m. for Chicken.

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