Beltway BBQ Showdown

This event posted by: orock

Saturday, June 04, 2016 thru Saturday, June 04, 2016
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tucker Road Athletic Complex
1770 Tucker Road
Ft. Washington, MD 20744
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Cost: $0-$5


June 4, 2016
12 noon – 7 pm

Tucker Road Athletic Complex 
1770 Tucker Road 
Fort Washington, MD 20744 


Ages 13 & up: $5/person
Ages 4-12:     $3/person
3 & under:      Free


Due to limited on-site parking, FREE parking and a shuttle will be offered from Rosecroft Raceway. Take advantage of this easy pick-up and drop-off service right to the entrance of the Showdown! Accessible Permit Parking is available on location.


The 10th 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. About 5000 people each year have celebrated and enjoyed 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’s home is at the Tucker Road Athletic Complex in Fort Washington, Maryland.

This Maryland BBQ festival offers live music, a Classic Car Showfood and craft vendors and an awesome children’s area full of fun things to do. Favorite events occur under the Tasting Tent such as; grilling demonstrations; the finger licking “Buck-A-Bone”- ribs cooked by the pro-grill teams for $1.00 each and the popular “People’s Choice” BBQ sauce contest” – 3 samples for $1.00.

In 2007, the Governor of Maryland issued a proclamation classifying The Beltway BBQ Showdown as a Maryland 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!

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