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Arizona BBQ Festival

Arizona BBQ Festival

Saturday, Apr 20, 2013 11:00 AM MST 2013-04-20T11:00 (11:00 AM Doors)
- Saturday, Apr 20, 2013 9:00 PM MST 2013-04-20T21:00
, Scottsdale, AZ

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The 4th Annual Arizona BBQ Festival makes its way to Salt River Fields Sat., April 20, with more than 25 top barbecue purveyors, and now adds a new twist to the event: the Redneck Games Arena. This year, fans have the chance to enter the Redneck Games Arena – an ultimate showdown site designed specifically for hilarious competitions – where guests put their hick talents to the test in an assortment of, yes, redneck-inspired games.  Yee-haw!

“Although some of the most popular barbecue teams from years’ past will still be on hand to sell their award-winning ‘que,” says event Co-Founder, David Tyda, “----we wanted the event to be more lighthearted this year. And what’s more lighthearted than mullets and beer pong?!”

The 4th Annual Arizona BBQ Festival will be heaven on Earth for fans of smoked meat, with everything from $2 sample-cups to full racks of ribs and BBQ plates.  This is the scrumptious food that crowds can find only at the Arizona BBQ Fest.

Salt River Fields became the home of the Arizona BBQ Festival last year, drawing some 18,000 people. With delicious barbecue and an assortment of imaginative games and competitions this year, event organizers decided to up the antics and make it a good ‘ole Honky-Tonk at SRF.

The Redneck Games Arena’s contest schedule and entry forms will be released soon at www.azbbqfestival.com.  Fans can expect the following:

  • Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest
  • Dead Lawn Mower Races
  • Beer Pong Tournament
  • Arm Wrestling
  • Hub Cap Hurling Challenge
  • Bobbing for Pigs Feet
  • Pie Eating Contest
  • Horseshoe Tournament (with toilet seats)
  • Redneckiest Tattoo Contest
  • “Rock Out With Your Dentures Out” Eating Challenge
  • Mullet Beauty Pageant
  • Daisy Dukes & Cowboy Boots Pageant
  • Best ‘Stache Contest

Outside the arena, a multitude of bands will jam on the Main Stage; and the Flavored Vodka Tasting Tent will serve up trending samples of the hottest flavored vodkas on the market. Also expect cooking demonstrations, bartender challenges, kid’s zone, and much more.

($4 of every ticket is designated for parking expenses. No additional cost will be passed along to the ticket purchaser)