Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort is pleased to welcome the return of the Newport Beach BBQ Competition for a Winter Q & Expo on January 28, 2017 from 12-6 p.m. Fifty (50) professional BBQ teams from across the region will compete to win their share of $10,000 in cash prizes and for the title of Grand Champion.
Attendees will have the chance to taste competition BBQ, local beers and wine, and to vote for their top choice in each category to be named People’s Favorite.
Amateur and backyard BBQ Pitmasters will enjoy free classes, samples and demos throughout the event. Learn about different smokers, wood selections, how to identify the best meats, trimming techniques, insights on sauces, rubs and much more. Local Brew Masters will be on-site for a beer tasting of seasonal specials and yearlong favorite brews. The event also offers a full cash bar with beer and wine available by the glass.
Tickets to Newport Beach BBQ Competition are $10 and free for children up to 12 years of age. Food tickets to sample the participating teams’ competition level BBQ are available for $1 per tasting ticket while supplies last.
Additional ticket options include: Unlimited Beer Tasting for $35, which includes general admission and unlimited beer tasting from 12-4 p.m. A Beer & BBQ Tasting Combo option is available for $50 (online only) and includes unlimited beer tastings from 12-4 p.m. and $20 in food tickets. A VIP Tasting Pass is available for $75 and includes general admission, unlimited beer and wine tastings from 12-6 p.m. and $20 in food tickets.
Purchase tickets here.