Heartland Days Amateur BBQ Contest

06/23/2017 - 06/24/2017

Dates:  June 23-24, 2017

Location:  Lewiston, MN

Heartland Days Amateur BBQ Contest

June 23-24, 2017

Heartland Days Fest Area Lewiston, MN

Blues Music Food vendors Amateur BBQ contest.

$60 registration fee includes 20×30’ space and  25 pounds of thawed pork butt


Friday:  6:00 am -2:00pm Contestants arrive and get set up. They prep, smoke, and cook their pork  butt all day and night. 5:00 pm  Cooks meeting 8:30 pm-12:30 am Blues Band-Announcement coming soon. 4:00-8:00 pm   Food vendors-open for spectators

Saturday: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Ends at 1:00 or when the food is gone. Judging-People’s Choice. Spectators can purchase voting tickets and  Taste the food offered by the contestants. Whoever gets the most tickets  wins.

11:00 am-2:00 pm Bridget Kelly Band 10:00 am-8:00 pm Food vendors-open for spectators

2:30 pm  Awards Ceremony for the BBQ Contest.  Winner gets 50% of the pot and a plaque Mayor’s Choice winner gets $60 and a certificate Organizers may choose to award more places depending on how the  ticket sales go that day.

Beginners and amateurs welcome! Contest organizers will be purchasing the MN event food license. Contestants do not need to be licensed. We will have a sanitarian on site to monitor for food safety rules.

For more information, contact Shawn Kennedy-Lee at skennedylee@hotmail.com or 507-3131908.