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!
Downtown Hammond, LA will be hosting its annual Smokin’ BBQ Challenge March 24th-March 25th, 2017. Special Olympics Louisiana is very fortunate to be one of the beneficiaries of this event.
Judges are needed, so if you’d like to become a judge for the Backyard Boogie contest, Click Here.
Interested in cooking?
You can register a team in the Backyard Boogie Competition by clicking here.
The Backyard Boogie contest is for BBQ enthusiast to prove to his/her friends they have some of the best BBQ in our local hometown cooking competition.
Head over to www.hammondbbq.com for more information!
This weekend, March 21-22, Downtown Hammond will host “Hammond Blues & BBQ.” This event will feature bbq’ers from across the country along with locals competing the the Backyard Boogie. It is sponsored by KCBS and is the largest state-sanctioned bbq event in the state. There is also opportunities for “Chicken Little” for bbq’ers under the age of 16. Local bands will also be featured at this 2-day event.
Find more information here.
We are only 2 days away from the Blues and BBQ Challenge! We will get things kicked off this Friday at 4pm in front of the Hammond Police Station. There will be great music, great food, and great people.
Come out to downtown Hammond and support Special Olympics Louisiana! Visit the website, for more info and for a schedule of entertainment. You can also take a class to learn how to cook with the pros…