Beltway BBQ Showdown
Friday Night Teen Grill-Off
May 29, 6-10 pm
Free with M-NCPPC Youth Id
Saturday Festival & BBQ Competition
May 30, 12 noon-7 pm
Tucker Road Athletic Complex
1770 Tucker Road
Fort Washington, MD 20744
SATURDAY ADMISSION FEES
Ages 13 & up: $3/person
Ages 4-12: $2/person
3 & under: Free
Due to limited on-site parking, FREE parking and a shuttle will be offered from Rosecroft Raceway. Please take advantage of this easy pick-up and drop-off service right at the entrance of the Showdown!
Permitted Accessible Parking is available on location.
The 9th Annual Beltway BBQ Showdown contest highlights the art of barbecuing in Prince George’s County and the Mid-Atlantic region. This BBQ Showdown is nationally sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) and draws teams from the Mid-Atlantic area. Over 5000 people come to celebrate and enjoy the art, music and history of BBQ in Prince George’s County, Maryland.
The Beltway BBQ Showdown offers a tremendous number of fun activities for the entire family! The competition returns to the Tucker Road Athletic Complex in Fort Washington, Maryland. This Maryland BBQ festival offerslive music, a Classic Car Show, food and craft vendors and a children’s area full of fun things to do. Returning are events occurring under the Tasting Tent; cooking demonstrations; the finger licking Buck-A-Bone (ribs cooked by the pro-grill teams available for $1.00 each) and the popular “People’s Choice BBQ Sauce Contest.” Continue browsing to discover more!
In 2007, the Governor of Maryland issued a proclamation classifying The Beltway BBQ Showdown as a State BBQ Championship. This status allows the Grand Champion of the contest to attend the American Royal in Kansas City, Missouri!
View a complete listing of last year’s winners.
Come join us — you won’t want to miss it!