10th Annual Eastern Carolina BBQ Throwdown

BBQ Throwdown

The event is a professional cooking competition based on KCBS categories (chicken, pork ribs, pork & beef brisket). Awards include Grand Champion, Reserved Grand Champion, and People’s Choice Award. Cash awards, trophies and plaques awarded up to 10th place in each category. There will be 58 opportunities to win.

KCBS representatives will be present and judging starts at noon on Saturday, October 8, using the blind judging technique. The cookoff is part of the Kick Off Party including the Kick Off Concert held in downtown Rocky Mount. There will be plenty of delicious food & beverages and great entertainment. This is a party you don’t want to miss! Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and come have some fun with your friends and neighbors.


Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, 12 pm – 8 pm
Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, 10 am – 6 pm


101 Coastline Street in Downtown Rocky Mount, in front of the Helen P. Gay Historic Rocky Mount Train Station


Rocky Mount Parks & Recreation
Eastern Carolina BBQ Throw Down
P.O. Box 1180
Rocky Mount, NC 27802

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