Pit Masters Arrive in LB to Compete for West Coast BBQ Classic

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Queen Mary West Coast BBq Classic

The Queen Mary West Coast BBq Classic returns to Long Beach May 11, 2013.

The Queen Mary, is pleased to present the 2nd Annual West Coast BBQ Classic, an official California-State-Certified, KCBS – Sanctioned BBQ Championship sponsored by Jack Daniel’s. Top BBQ Pit Masters from around the country will compete for thousands of dollars in prize money and the opportunity to be selected as the winner of the coveted “People’s Choice” award, including 2012 Champion All Sauced Up.

“We have nearly tripled our competitors this year” said Director of Special Events Steve Sheldon, “Our team registration sold out in record pace. We are thrilled to offer such a vast field of teams this year.” 

West Coasters from near and far are invited to join top pit masters from around the country at this one-day BBQ Championship featuring music by local favorites: Knyght Ryder, The Record Company and The Shoemaker Brothers.

Held at the Queen Mary Waterfront Events Park, the event features live bands, a Jack Daniel’s Back Yard Bar, Merchant Market, Kid’s Country including obstacle course and Adult Lawn Games area with giant beer pong, there will also be a special appearance by The LA King’s Ice Crew.

Tickets cost $10 online; $15 at the door. BBQ Tasting tickets $2 each.

Share your favorite BBQ recipe and you could win a Family 4-pack (valued at $200+) for our BBQ Classic! The winning recipe, chosen by Chef Todd Henderson, will be prepared and sold by the Queen Mary as one of our menu items at our official tasting booth! To enter, visit the West Coast BBQ Classic Facebook Page.

Parking is $10 with event validation. Tickets do not include entry to the ship or attractions.  

The West Coast BBQ Classic will take place at the Queen Mary Waterfront Events Park, 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, on May 11, 2013, from 11am to 6pm.

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