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Vero Beach BBQ & Chili Competition

January 13th 2024
Vero Beach Heritage Center

Rules and Prizes have been updated!
With the overwhelming support of our community partners, we are excited to celebrate great local cooking with you!
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Amateurs Only...

We are excited to announce this fun and delicious way to spend the day in Vero Beach

  • $50 entry fee

  • Limited to first 25 Smokers & 25 Chili contestants

  • Set up will open at 6am. All prepping and smoking MUST take place on-site

  • Grillers will be allowed to sell their products to consumers

  • Guest admission at 12pm, FREE

  • Sponsored by14 Bones and other great partners!

Grilled Meat

Contestants will be rated on four separate categories:

Chicken

Pork Butt

Pork Ribs

Chili

Whoever is ranked top in all four categories will be crowned

"VBQ Master" and will receive a $1,000 cash prize!

There are four remaining $250 cash prizes that will be awarded to the master of each separate category.

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