• Harvest Moon Amateur BBQ Competition

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    Name: Harvest Moon Amateur BBQ Competition
    Date: October 14, 2017
    Time: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM EDT
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:

    2017 Harvest Moon Festival is happy to announce the The Amateur BBQ Competition is back!  to be held at Old Iron Bar & Grill.   
                                                                                                                  This is sure to be a tasty event for everyone. Put your best BBQ to the test!

    The competition will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017.  Cooking with start at 9AM and judging starts at 5:00 pm.  Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.  

    Register by Ocotber 7, 2017 ONLINE or PRINT & mail to River Country Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 181, Newaygo, MI 49337. Make checks payable to River Country Chamber of Commerce. NO SAME DAY REGISTRATIONS for this event!

    The Awards Ceremony will start at approximately at 6:15 pm -  Also this year there will be a People's Choice** Award with judging from 5pm - 6pm so make sure to bring your friends & family - BBQ for all!  
    ** to participate in peoples choice you must provide 3lbs of chicken and/or 12 full ribs uncooked (will be inspected at check in).

    For More information on Harvest Moon Festival be sure to watch our Face Book Page or go to www.rivercountrychamber.com. 

    See the official registration for all rules and requirements of this event on page two! Cash prizes for each category, spaces are limited so don't wait!

    Date/Time Information:
    Entrants are required to set up on Saturday morning, October 14, between 8 am - 9 am.  You may park one (1) vehicle in front of your space long enough to unload then move it to the parking area for competitors.

    Chicken - Judged at 5:00pm
    Ribs - Judged at 5:30pm
    People Choice - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

    Contest meats must be delivered to the designated turn-in point in the cook-off competition area no later than five (5) minutes before turn in-time time:

    Chicken - Judged at 5:00 pm
    Ribs - Judged at 5:30 pm

    Peoples Choice tickets being sold from 5 pm - 6 pm (or until sold out) 
    Award Ceremony will be held at approximately 6:15 pm 
        1st Place (each category) =   $150 
        2nd Place (each category) =  $100 
        3rd Place (each category) =     $50

    People's Choice** Award = Trophy and bragging rights!
    ** to participate in peoples choice you must provide 3lbs of chicken and/or 12 full ribs uncooked (will be inspected at check in).

    Contact Information:
    River Country Chamber of Commerce of Newaygo County
    Fee to enter:

    One Meat - $50.00 Choice of Chicken OR Ribs*
    Two Meats - $75.00 Both Chicken & Ribs*

    *Registration fee includes your choice of meat to cook. All meat will be provided by Old Iron Bar and Grill.  (1 whole chicken and/or 2 racks of baby back ribs)

    1st place (each category) = $125.00
    2nd place (each category) = $75.00
    3rd place (each category) = $ 50.00
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