With the success of the MNW Backyard BBQ Smokers & Grillers Facebook page, it is time for our neighbors to come together and compete for the best smoked meats, BBQ and more. The Social Committee is proud to announce the First Annual MNW BBQ Cook-off on January 11th, 2020. Categories to include brisket, ribs, chicken, gumbo, chili and dessert. First and second place winners in each category will be awarded along with People’s Choice and a Grand Master winner. During the judging which starts at 4pm, all neighbors are invited to come out, meet the contestants and sample all the amazing BBQ and food.

Location: MNW Clubhouse Parking Lot

Date: Saturday, January 11th

Entry Fees: $10 per Brisket, Ribs, Chicken, Chili, Gumbo, Open (can be anything not listed)
Dessert category is free to enter

MNW BBQ Cook-Off Entry Form

Judging: You must get official turn-in containers and judging tickets for each category that you enter before the event.

All categories need to be turned in between 3pm and 4pm on Saturday the 11th. Judging will start at 4pm sharp.

Awards: Each Category – 1st & 2nd place will be awarded.

Grand Master Champion – Must enter brisket, ribs & chicken. Highest score wins.

People’s Choice – Team with most votes by MNW Resident’s.
Awards are announced at 5pm.

Rules: A category is not official until we receive 3 or more participants per category.

All foods must be turned in in official containers provided before the event.
Singles and/or Teams are allowed.

Notes: All contestants must register by January 10th online.

Teams will receive official turn in boxes Jan 9th and 10th.
Boxes will be available the morning of the event if unable to pick up prior.

All contestants must turn in all entries by 4pm on Saturday the 11th.

Teams will be provided 2 parking spaces to set up for neighbor sampling and People’s Choice award voting.

Please bring your own tables, chairs, decorations, etc.
All contestants are encouraged to bring extra food to provide samples to guests.

All guests will receive a ticket/coin to vote for People’s Choice Award.

Provided: The Social Committee will supply paper plates and plastic utensils for samples. Awards and Trophies for each of the 7 categories.

The cook-off will be located at the MNW clubhouse and will be outside if the weather allows. Come show the community your best dishes and earn bragging rights for 2020 for your BBQ and cooking skills.

If you have questions, please feel free to email Lance Brown at lance@bigrockford.com.