Category Archives: Backyard

Boardman Bypass BBQ Bash

Location: Boardman Bypass
1403 County Road A,
New Richmond, Wisconsin 54017 (Directions)

We’re gearing up for our Annual MS BBQ Bash! Do you make the best BBQ ribs or chicken? We’re looking for participants to grill/smoke/cook in our BBQ contest. $75 entry fee-all money is paid out to the winners. Please stop into the Bypass or call 715-246-3553 to sign up & for more info. There will be food, meat raffles and giveaways (including a NEW GRILL). All proceeds will go to the Upper Midwest MS Society. Food will be provided by Big Guys BBQ Roadhouse. Music by Wade & Ella! More details to come in the upcoming weeks! We hope to see you there!

Find out more on the official Facebook page.

Sleepy Eye’s Backyard BBQ Cook-Off

Location: Allison Park, Sleepy Eye, MN

Sleepy Eye’s 2nd Annual Backyard BBQ Rib Cook-off will take place the Saturday August 18th during Corn Days weekend at Allison Park. Public tasting will run from 1-4pm; Team judging for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place cash prize will take place at 1pm.

Cost: $10 gets you 6 tickets plus plate & sides (1 rib = 1 ticket).
Grainbelt & 1919 root beer tickets available for purchase separately.

LIVE Music by Pour Me Band

Proceeds from the day will go towards enhancing Sleepy Eye Lake Acivities & Recreation Opportunities.

Contest Registration can be found on the contest website.

Ribs N Rides

3rd Annual Ribs N Rides Backyard Cook-Off

Location: Big Lake, MN

September 29 at Tootsie’s Tavern in Big Lake, MN

Entry: $125, 10-12 racks of St.Louis ribs and 8 chicken thighs, people’s choice after rib turn-in

Family friendly event with all proceeds benefiting Beyond the Yellow Ribbon of Big Lake

Bike rally, silent auction, music, drink specials and rib kits for public tasting

1st-3rd place trophies and payouts for ribs, chicken and people’s choice

Call Thad at 763-286-5821 or Cassie at 612-490-5528, or email for more information.

Event Flyer

Ribs N Rides Sign Up Form