The 15th Annual Hammond Smokin’ BBQ Challenge is on March 23-24, 2018 located in Downtown Hammond, Louisiana. More Than 60 KCBS TEAMS from around the U.S. will compete against each other and local teams for more than $12,000 in Cash & Prizes. This year’s event will also feature 60+ local teams competing in the Backyard Boogie and the Lamar Outdoor Advertising Chicken Little Contest, making this event the largest BBQ event in the State of Louisiana for the 15th year in a row.
The event also features local bands from around the region playing music on the Northshore Broadcasting stage both Friday night and Saturday. Come and enjoy world class BBQ and listen to local favorites. The Smokin’ Hammond BBQ Challenge is a FREE event. No tickets required. Make sure to visit the Backyard Boogie Contestant area for some delicious treats – Tip-2-Taste! All donations from Tip-2-Taste benefit local charities, including Special Olympics Louisiana!
We are searching for judges for the BBQ competition! If you’re interested in becoming a judge — please follow this link: http://www.hammondbbq.com/backyard-boogie-judging-application/
The Hammond Smokin’ BBQ Challenge is an event where BBQ lovers and the community can come together as one to have a ton of fun in experiencing great people, great food, and great music. We hope to see you there!