Turf & Surf BBQ Championship

When: Sunday, August 18 @ 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.

Taste from a range of competition-ready brisket, pork, ribs, chicken, tri-tip, seafood and desserts from professional cooks and top local restaurants. Pair your BBQ with an assortment of specialty craft brews.

General Admission Ticket includes: Includes Stretch Run Racetrack Admission, unlimited BBQ, racing tipsheet and (5) craft beer tasters.

Upgrade to VIP for an exclusive extra hour to satisfy your taste buds starting at 12 PM.

Blue Collar BBQ Michael Salazar
Cali Comfort BBQ Derrick Walz
Coop's West Texas BBQ Bradrick Cooper
Corbin's Q Corbin O’Reilly
Encinitas BBQ Co. Dan Sobek
Grand Ole BBQ y Asado Andy Harris
Juicy Brucey Smokin' Hot Meat Bruce Barrett
Mike's Meat Wagon Mike Kitten
Pork Bellys BBQ Brian Bushfield
San Diego's Finest Donuts Linda Love
Snoice Jayrell Ringpis
South & Spoon Pudding Linda Love
The Cravory  Collin Smith
The Pioneer BBQ Hanis Cavin
The Smok'd Hog Chris McAfee
Valley Farm Market Chris Cabanilla
Yardpirates BBQ Garret Springsteen


Tickets Coming Soon

Make sure to vote for the tastiest slow smoked meats in the coveted People's Choice Award. Your Vote enters you for a chance to win a Big Green Egg MiniMax Grill.




  • Tickets sold at door based on availability.
  • BBQ Championship is open to all ages.
  • Kids ages 4-12 $15 at door, BBQ only. Kids 3 & under are free. 
  • Wristband tabs may be used for non-alcoholic beverages including soda & water. 

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