Texas’ Best Pitmasters to ‘grill it out’ for Texas BBQ King Crown
Texas’ Best Pitmasters to ‘grill it out’ in the heart of San Antonio for Texas BBQ King crown. This year’s annual contest adds People’s Choice Award so everyone can participate.
WHAT: The top 20 grillers in Texas will be competing for $10,000 in prizes at the third annual Texas BBQ King Championship. Sanctioned by the Lone Star Barbecue Society, 21 judges will taste and score the grillers in the categories of brisket, chicken and pork spare ribs, awarding cash prizes to the top 10 grillers in each category.
New for this years event is the People’s Choice Awards, where attendees are invited to vote for their favorite pulled pork recipe. Attendees also can register to win more than 30 prizes including All Seasons BBQ Pits and Kodi Coolers.
“Only judges are able to taste and score our grillers because it is a sanctioned contest. But, we know our supporters love their BBQ, and we wanted to give them a chance to sample the pitmasters’ creations,” said Trini Enriquez, event manager. “The People’s Choice Award, sponsored by the National Pork Board, adds a flare to the contest and involves everyone.”
WHEN: Saturday, October 8, 2016, Noon -5 p.m.
6 p.m., Awards Ceremony
WHERE: San Antonio Market Square
514 W. Commerce St., San Antonio, Texas 78207
About Texas BBQ King Championships
Texans enjoy barbequing year-round. The Texas BBQ King Tour celebrates the best in smoking and love of barbeque. Regional competitions are hosted throughout the year, with the championship taking place in the fall. Teams compete for prizes and IBCA points, but most importantly, bragging rights.
In its two years in existence, the Texas BBQ King Tour has had 142 teams compete for over $40,000 in cash prizes.