BBQ Contest Rules

Early Bird Special

Sign up before July 1st, 2014 and save!  Discounted rate is $160.00.
After July 1st the cost is $185.00. 


Please check in at the registration booth, upon arrival, to receive your hospitality packet and your assigned area.  You may set up anytime after 10:00 am on Friday or by contacting Jim Peterson prior to the event.

Competetion Meat Inspection - This will be upon your arrival and set up.  Uncooked meat must be kept below 40 degrees.

Meat Categories: 

Chicken: Any portion of chicken that is grilled of bbq'd
Pork Ribs: The portion of the hog that contains the ribs
Pork: Pork Shoulder or Boston Butt.  It must be cooked to the point that it can be sliced, chopped, shredded, or pulled.
Beef Brisket: The breast or lower chest of a beef animal

Each team will consist of a chief cook and as many as 3 assistants.

Contestants must provide all needed equipment and supplies.  Contestants requiring electricity will be provided with an amp hookup.  All contestants much obey to all electrical, fire, and other codes by the "Cass County Fair".

Pits, Cookers, Props, Trailers, or Motor Homes may not exceed the space allowed for each contestant.

Fires must be wood, wood pellets, charcoal, gas, or electricity.  No deep frying.

No open pits or holes are permitted.  Fires may not be built on the ground.

Please keep your contestant area clean and ALL FIRES MUST BE PUT OUT.

The event is at the Cass County Fairgrounds, so please remember you will need to abide by some general rules in order to stay qualified for this event - excessive use of alcoholic beverages, use of controlled substances, foul, abusive or unacceptable language, excessive noise generated from your area.

Remember to Be Safe and Have Fun!