Turf & Surf BBQ Championship

When: Sunday, August 19 @ 1 - 5 PM
Where: Seaside Concert Area
Type: Event
Turf & Surf BBQ State Championship


More than 30 of the nation’s top professional BBQ pitmasters will compete for your taste buds as well as over $15,000 in prizes.

Taste from a range of competition-ready brisket, pork, ribs, chicken, tri-tip plus seafood and desserts from professional cooks and top local restaurants. Make sure to vote for the tastiest slow smoked meats in the coveted People's Choice Award. Pair your BBQ with an assortment of specialty craft brews.

Your Turf & Surf BBQ ticket includes admission to the racetrack, unlimited BBQ samples, five beer samples and a tip sheet for the races. Check out the VIP package which includes early event entrance for exclusive access.

Coop's West Texas BBQ Bradrick Cooper
Brazen BBQ John Bracamonte
Grand Ole BBQ y Asado Andy Harris
The Pioneer BBQ Hanis Cavin
The Smok'd Hog Chris McAfee
Corbin's Q Corbin O’Reilly
Meat Locker BBQ Brad Lyons
Cali Comfort BBQ Derrick Walz
Valley Farm Market Chris Cabanilla
Snoice Jayrell Ringpis


Tickets On Sale


  • To register as a competitor in the competition - please click here.
  • BBQ Championship is open to all ages. Kids 3 & under are free. 
  • Beer tickets may be used for soda & water. 



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