Beats n BBQ - See You In 2019 !

Produced by EventStar in conjunction with the City of Eugene's Downtown Program, the area's best amateur grill masters and beat blasters square off for the public for bragging rights, cash and prizes.  


Sunday Sept 30, 2018 at Downtown Eugene's West Park Block

2:00 pm to 6:00 pm - rain or shine

Grill-masters and backyard chefs alike can still pre-register (HURRY, space limited) to compete in the BBQ cook-off presented by Long's Meat Market for cash, prizes and bragging rights in five grilling categories including "burgers" which is open to teens accompanied by an adult.

Cook-off category winners will each receive $100 cash. "Best In Show" goes home with a sweet custom fire / cook pit from Ninkasi Brewing Company valued at $400 and a $100 gift certificate to Coastal Farm and Ranch.

Four 2018 Beats n BBQ Dj finalists will compete for AUDIENCE VOTE to decide who will take home $100 cash, a slot to appear on the Ninkasi Stage at Whiteaker Block Party 2019 and the recording package from Top Secret Productions at  Ninkasi Studios valued at $400.

Just looking to chill on a Sunday?   Bring down the family for all the greasy, groovy, FREE fun and grab a beer and some BBQ as we award the area’s best amateur Dj and backyard grillers in an all-star meat and music Sunday thriller!

FREE to attend, all-ages fun for spectators and the whole family.

Local craft beer, cider and kombucha, wine, food and entertainment.



How to participate for cash and prizes: 

The BEATS...

Music competition! DJs will perform for cash and prizes including a popular 2019 Eugene festival performance slot and studio time sponsored by Ninkasi Studios. 

Audience vote will decide the victor.  Vote for Eugene's best! 


....and the BBQ

Registered cook-off competitors' food entries will be judged by category (see complete rules) by our panel of celebrity, street/cart food and culinary industry experts;

Cook-off winners will be announced at 6pm. Category winners will each recieve $100 cash. Best In Show will receive a custom  functional art fire/cook pit courtesy of Ninkasi Brewing Company.

Open and free to the public!

Raffles and more. Whether you register to compete or swoop in for the craft beverages, food, free music and fun, don't miss the 1st Annual Beats n BBQ on Sunday September 30, 2018. Free to all, 2:00 to 6:00 pm.