Can we get a refund for our team entry?

Refunds will be given to team up until October 1st.  This gives us time to find a replacement team before the Competition Starts

How old do you have to be to compete?

All team leads must be 18 years or older

What do you have to cook to compete?

This is a Shade Tree competition. There will be 2 meats judged for grand prize.  Ribs and Chicken.

Are there any specific rules for competing?

Rules for the BBQ Brawl are:  There are NO RULES!   Let’s get it on!  J/K Standard KCBS Backyard Rules apply.

How big are the cooking spaces and when do we get to choose where we are?

Cooking spaces will be 20×20 and spaces will be chosen in the order you registered on the morning of October 21st 2021 at 9:00 am.  If you need a larger space for a trailer please contact us and we will do our best to accommodate you.  The other option is to pay an additional $200 to reserve a second space.

When can we set up our cook site?

Set up will be 8am to 11pm Thursday October 21st and 8am to 5pm Friday October 22nd.  Any vehicle left inside after 5pm Friday October 22nd will be towed at owners expense.

Will there be a meat inspection?

Yes! Meat must be inspected before cooking. Meat inspections will be conducted on Friday until 6PM and Saturday morning. All meat must be raw, non-marinated and in original packaging.

Will there be water, electricity, and ice?

Yes! Electricity will be provided as well as water.  An extension cord with splitter or a water connection with splitter is required.  Ice will be available for sale throughout the weekend

Can I bring beer into my cook site?

Yes! Beer can be brought in any time before 5pm on Friday October 22nd and before 8am Saturday October 23rd.

Does my BBQ Entry fee get me into the Music Shows?

Yes! You will have access for all 4 members of your team

If I have any further questions who do I contact?

Please email your questions to railyardbbqfest@gmail.com and we will get back to you as soon as we can.


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