June 23rd 11am - 9pm | June 24th 11am - 7pm
Giant BBQ Battle
About the Giant Barbecue Battle
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2018 National BBQ Championship
2018 BBQ Competition Application
2017 Barbecue Battle Teams
2017 Competition Results
Free Food Samples
Savory: Fast, Fresh, & Easy Stage
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Benefitting USO-Metro and Capital Area Food Bank.
Proceeds from the Giant National Capital BBQ Battle will benefit USO-Metro and The Capital Area Food Bank.
Don’t miss our Celebrity Pitmasters & Chefs, like Myron Mixon, Tuffy Stone, and Moe Cason from the BBQ Pitmasters Show—along with cookbook authors and food demonstrations.
Dig into flavorful plates of beef brisket, chicken, pork and lamb, all prepared by the best BBQ chefs from across the USA. Stop by for free food samples offered throughout the event site.
30 Bands on 3 stages performing Rock, Reggae, Jazz & Blues, R&B, and Go-Go on the Pepsi-Lays Sound Stage, Famous Dave’s Music Stage, and the Monster Energy Stage.
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