You are cordially invited to participate in the 9th Annual BBQ Battle on Saturday, July 20th at the Flint Farmers’Market. Professionals and restaurants are currently being invited to become part of this exciting event. You are invited to compete, grill and sell your goods from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
All Competitors must be licensed with the Genesee County Health Dept. to apply.The BBQ Battle will have two components again this year:
3:00p.m. – Awards Given at 4:30 p.m. on front lawn.No more than eight area restaurants will compete in the cook-off, which will take place at 3:00pm. All participants will be judged on ribs. There will be additional optional categories including: pulled pork, brisket, chicken and fruit/vegetable.
Those restaurants that register by JULY 16 will be mentioned in all paid advertising.
Try It then Buy It Samples and 11:00a.m. – until samples run out (likely by 1 p.m.)BBQ Battle Application
PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD
You are invited to be a part of this by providing customers who have purchased a punch card with SMALL tastes of your pulled pork. Patrons will pay $5, receive a punch card with each BBQ’s name on it.
This year we will ask for a FULL pan of pulled pork at 11 am from you – we will have a separate sampling area manned by our own volunteers –we’ll do the samples until they run out.
If you CHOOSE to participate by donating a FULL pan for this portion of the event your $50 ENTRY FEE will be WAIVED.
Customers will be able to turn the punch card in after they try each sample with a vote for their favorite and be entered to win market gifts – this will provide us with a people’s choice winner!
Attached you will find the entry form. The entry fee is $50 and must be paid (unless you are donating a full pan of pulled pork for the Try It then Buy It/People’s Choice) in order for you to be included in all paid advertising on CARS 108, WDZZ, CK105 and B95 radio stations.
You won’t want to miss the opportunity to promote your business at the BBQ Battle at the Market so register early! Form due by July 14 – to be included in radio ads! If you have any further questions please feel free to contact me at 810-964-5325 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Flint Farmers’ Market
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