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 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 (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.
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.
Dj's and electronic music producer/performers are invited to pre-register for a chance to participate as a music contest competitor who will be pre-selected from completed registrations by 9/20 (reg. period extended !)
**Audience vote** will decide who will take home $100 cash, earn a slot to appear on the Ninkasi Stage at Whiteaker Block Party 2019 (21 and up winner only) and grab 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:
Music competition candidates can sign-up for FREE by 9/19 at 5pm for a chance to perform for cash and prizes including a popular 2019 Eugene festival performance slot and studio time sponsored by Ninkasi Studios.
--MUSIC REGISTRATION EXTENDED TO 9/20 AT 5PM--
Performer/Competitor line up will be announced on 9/20 then compete in "mini-set" combat at Beats n BBQ on 9/30. Audience vote will decide the victor.
If you are selected to compete assemble your crew to cheer you on and to 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, surprise musical guests and more. Whether you register to come compete or just want to come down for the food, music, craft beverages and fun, don't miss Beats n BBQ on Sunday September 30, 2018.