Ivinson Foundation Griller's Cup BBQ Cook-Off


    Saturday, July 16, 2016
    UW Parking Lot, 30th and Willett
    Public served from 11:30 to 3:00 PM
    NOTE: Campers will not be allowed to fill campers with water on site.

    Compete Against Some of the Best BBQ in the West

    Dig out Grandpa's famous BBQ sauce recipe or your own spicy rub. There will be awards and recognition for both Amateur BBQ and KCBS division placing awards in each category (beef, chicken, pork, other) and Special Sauce Award. Competitors must pre-register - there will be no same-day registration. Email to request more information.

    2016 marks the Fourteenth Annual KCBS sanctioned cook-off. We will be running an amateur (Backyard) division and the KCBS division consecutively. Come on up to Laramie and enjoy our famous hospitality and compete for a STATE CHAMPIONSHIP. Our competition features 100% KCBS CERTIFIED JUDGES!

    Certified Judges can register here:
    Select 'Judge BBQ' to register
    Certified Judges Registration

    Located on I-80, Laramie is easily accessible! It is a pleasant and scenic drive...Call this a VACATION and stay a few more days.

    Backyard BBQ Information
    KCBS Information

    To compete:
    Rules and Regulations

    KCBS Division

    Amateur Division

    Cash Prizes for KCBS Division(per category)

    Grand total of $7000 in prizes!

    Grand Prize - $1750 and Trophy
    Reserve Prize - $1050 and Trophy

    Category prizes: Ribs, Chicken, Pork, Brisket

    First Place - $175 and ribbons in each category
    Second Place - $140 and ribbons in each category
    Third Place - $100 and ribbons in each category
    Fourth Place - $70 and ribbons in each category
    Fifth Place - $55 and ribbons in each category
    Sixth - $45 and ribbons in each category
    Seventh - $40 and ribbons in each category
    Eighth - $30 and ribbons in each category
    Ninth - $25 and ribbons in each category
    Tenth - $20 and ribbons in each category

    Everyone is Invited to Attend

    The public is invited to attend from 11:30 to 3. Attendees will sample competitor's faire and will enjoy a lunch of exceptional BBQ, grilled side dishes and desserts! Purchase BBQ Bucks and use them "carnival" style to purchase samples from the vending competitors!

    Kids Activities

    This family-oriented event promises lots of fun and food for families. Bring your kids and they will enjoy the opportunity to play in a plethora of games, two inflatable bounce houses, draw on the sidewalks with chalk, face painting, temporary tattoos and even balloon animals!

    Not Just Blowing Smoke

    The BBQ Cook-Off benefits the IMH Foundation's Sandy Joy/Kris Kramschuster Healthcare Education Scholarship. Your participation helps ensure there will be funds available to help IMH's staff continue their education, ensuring the quality of healthcare at IMH will remain the best around.

    Our Sponsors

    Be a Sponsor! Sign up online to be a sponsor for this event.

    All sponsors will be listed on a banner at the event.

    Wollerin' Wunerful: $2500

    Each of these sponsors receives:
    100 BBQ Bucks
    Team Entries for all Backyard/Amateur and KCBS categories

    Finger Lickin' Leaders: $1000

    Each of these sponsors receives:
    Category sponsor for amateur division (Pork, Beef, Chicken, Seafood or Other)
    50 BBQ Bucks
    Team entry for all Backyard/Amateur categories

    Saucy Grill: $500

    Each of these sponsors receives:
    25 BBQ Bucks
    Team entry to four Backyard/Amateur categories

    Silver Spatula: $250

    Each of these sponsors receives:
    15 BBQ Bucks
    Entry for two Backyard/Amateur categories

    Tickets and Entry Fees

    There is no entry fee for the public to attend. However BBQ Bucks are required to sample the food. Purchase your BBQ Bucks the day of the event. $1 equals 1 BBQ Buck; purchased in $10 increments.
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