Grill masters from around the country will gather at Queen Mary’s Waterfront Events Park to compete for the title of West Coast’s BEST BBQ. Let your taste buds rage over which barbecue style is king. Prefer Memphis to Texas or savory to sweet? You be the judge at the 2nd Annual West Coast BBQ Classic.
Where: Queen Mary’s Waterfront Events Park, 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, CA 90802
When: May 11, 2013
Cost: $10 online; $15 at the door; chldren 12 and under are free
More: $10 Parking with validation
BBQ Tasting Tickets from 50 Top West Coast Pit Masters – $2 each
THE FINGER LICKIN’ FAMILY FUN FESTIVAL FEATURES:
- $2 BBQ Tastings
- Jack Daniels Lounge
- Live bands performing from 11:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Knight Ryder, The Record Company and Shoemaker Brothers)
- Backyard games
- Kids Country
- Merchant market
- A special appearance by the LA Kings Ice Crew and the LA Kings Ice Rider
- LA Galaxy Star Squad booth with FREE Galaxy merchandise
- Awards ceremony
An official California-State-Certified, KCBS-Sanctioned, BBQ Championship; WCBC will bring together Southern California’s most accomplished Champion Pitmasters. They will converge at the historic Queen Mary for a one-day BBQ showdown to compete for $9,000 in CASH and be crowned the 2nd annual West Coast BBQ Pitmaster Champion.
All Sauced Up will attempt to defend their crown but will face some serious competition from TLC’s BBQ Pitmasters – Bigmista’s BBQ, Slap Yo’ Daddy and Big Poppa Smokers – as well as Arlie Bragg of Arlique Catering and Lake Elsinore’s Freddy Ray’s BBQ amongst many others in the field of 60 competitors.
Whether you are a barbecue aficionado, a backyard amateur, a person who appreciates great food or just looking for something to do with the whole family, West Coast BBQ Classic will have something for everyone.