BBQ Cook-Off Participants

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP | $2500 GUARANTEED

*NEW* PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD:

People's Choice judging will take place on Saturday, June 3, 2017, from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Participation is optional but highly encouraged. No additional fee to participate and there is a minimum 50% payout from ticket sales.

Event patrons will purchase Peoples Choice tickets for a fee of $10. Patrons will visit participating teams and exchange purchased tickets for a minimum 3-inch brisket sample and then vote for their favorite.

CATEGORIES:

People's Choice Award

Steak
  • Under 18
  • 18+
Pit
  • 1/2 chicken
  • Pork Spare Ribs
  • Brisket
  • Pork Butt
Locals Only
  • Brisket
Jackpot
  • Beans
  • Cobbler

ENTRY FEE:

Free entry into People's Choice
$20.00 all ages steak cook-off
$150.00 Pit Team for one or all meats
$50.00 Locals Only 
$10.00 Jackpots 

We are only accepting 75 teams. Your registration is not complete until all forms and fees are received. Cash, check, money order or credit card is accepted with the registration form. Make check or money order payable to The City of Forney


AWARDS:

Guaranteed $2500 payout. The remaining payout from 75 % of registration fees.

LSBS GRAND CHAMPION AWARD
One Trophy, Certificate and Cash Prize. Entry into the Jack Daniels World's Championship Barbecue Invitational Drawing 

LSBS RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION AWARD
One Trophy, Certificate and Cash Prize.

PIT (Chicken | Ribs | Brisket | Pork Butt)
1st thru 10th Place – One Trophy, Certificate and Cash Prize

LOCALS ONLY
1st thru 5th Place – One Trophy, Certificate and Cash Prize

JACKPOT BEANS & COBBLER
1st Place – One trophy, Certificate and Cash Prize
2nd and 5th Place – possible certificate payout depending on number of participants

ALL AGES STEAK
1st Place Under 18+ - One Trophy, Certificate and Cash Prize
2nd and 3rd Place - possible certificate payout depending on number of participants

1st Place Over 18 - One Trophy, Certificate and Cash Prize
2nd and 3rd Place - possible certificate payout depending on number of participants

PEOPLE'S CHOICE
1st Place – One Trophy, Certificate and Cash Prize
2nd and 3rd Place – possible certificate payout depending on number of participants

BEST SHOWMAN
1st Place – One Trophy and Certificate 

REGISTRATION:

 Preliminary Registration is now open! Clink the link below.
Full registration with payment options will be available at the end of March. 

Team Registration (online)
Team Registration (PDF)
Guidelines:

 This cook-off is sanctioned by the Lone Star Barbecue Society (LSBS). Please refer to the PDF below for the LSBS BBQ Rules.
LSBS Rules

A full list of Event Rules & Regulations is below!
BBQ Cook-off & Festival Guidelines