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Backyard BBQ Battle – Emporia

September 22, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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Are people always telling you your grilling is the BEST around? Are you commonly referred to as the “Grill Master” by friends and family? Well, grab your favorite backyard BBQ recipe and put your skills to the test at our first annual Waters Amateur Backyard BBQ Battle, Saturday, September 22, 2018. Doesn’t matter if it runs, crawls, swims or flies. You bring it, You cook it!
Participants may register as a group of up to two people, or as an individual (fill out form below). There is no cost to participate. The winners will receive a trophy, a $100 gift card and ultimate bragging rights (at least until next year). Participants must BYOG – Bring Your Own Grill – and any additional supplies, meat and other ingredients you may need. Participants who need access to electricity will need to provide their own.
Come prepared with enough food for up to 5 judges. Any grilling supplies needed by Participants the day of the event may be purchased at Waters True Value for 25% Off*.


Saturday, September 22, 2018
Set Up starting at 10 AM
Food Prep 11 AM – 1 PM
Samples/Judging – 1 PM
Winning team announced – 2 PM


Grand Prize: Trophy & $100 Gift Card
Second Place: $50 Gift Card
Third Place: $25 Gift Card
*Regular priced items only. Offer excludes grills.

Waters Backyard BBQ Battle Registration

Are you ready to get your GRILL on? Complete the form below to register to compete in the 1st Annual Waters Amateur Backyard BBQ Battle.
  • Please note teams may consist of up to two (2) people only.
  • Event will be held at select Waters True Value locations.
  • Please give a quick description of the food you will be preparing for judging.
  • Participant #1 Information

  • Participant #2 Information


September 22, 2018
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Waters True Value – Emporia
2727 W Hwy 50
Emporia, KS United States
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