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.

The Friday night Kick Off Party includes a Kick Off Concert  featuring Who’s Bad- The Ultimate Michael Jackson tribute band  held in downtown Rocky Mount. KCBS representatives will be present and competition judging starts at noon on Saturday, October 14, using the blind judging technique. 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 10:30 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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