4th Annual Downtown Throwdown BBQ Championships

Dec 11, 2015 10:50 AM

Fremont Street Experience in conjunction with the Nevada Barbecue Association will host the 4th Annual Downtown Throwdown Barbecue Championships. 

This year, the competition will be fierce as cooks fire up the grills once again for an even bigger, better and tastier competition sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society. The event will feature a Chili Cook-Off and Barbecue Cook-Off in which the public can enjoy delicious samples of chili, ribs, chicken, brisket and pork from some of the best cowboy cooks around. There will be over 32 teams from all over the western half of the United States competing for their share of a $10,000 prize purse and a shot at an invite to one of two World Championship contests. Patrons will have the power to determine the “People’s Choice” winner by purchasing 2 oz. sampling cups for $1 each.  Every 10 samples purchased earns 1 ticket to vote for the People’s Choice. Additional private judging will be held to award first, second and third place in various categories. 
The competiton starts Friday, Decemer 11 at 4 p.m. wih the Chili Cook-Off; then continues Saturday, December 12 at 10 a.m. with the Barbeque Cook-Off. The awards ceremony will be at 6 p.m. 

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