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Keepers of the Fire BBQ Contest

2017 Keepers of the Fire BBQ Contest

Join us for our 7th Annual BBQ Contest!

Friday, July 14

Bring the whole family for a sizzling party filled with food, fun, and festivities to the 7th Annual BBQ Contest. Free admission for all, free parking and free BBQ Trolley rides to and from the casino. Bring your lawn chairs.

People’s Choice BBQ Contest, Best Sauce Contest, Hot Air Balloons, Beer Garden and Boys & Girls Club Kid Zone!

Entertainment: Live music from Nucklehead Jones

If you are interested in participating in the 7th Annual BBQ contest, you can register HERE.


* People’s Choice Contest: Must be entered in the Open contest to compete in People’s Choice.  Teams need to pass the Health Inspector field inspection the day of the event.  The Health Inspection information to follow after application submission. Teams vying for the People’s Choice Contest will sell food to the public on Friday, July 14h starting at 5:00 PM and ending at 10:00 PM or when their food runs out.   BBQ Bucks are used to purchase food from participating teams. Prairie Band Casino & Resort employees will handle all sales of BBQ Bucks.  1 BBQ Buck=$1.  Prairie Band Casino Staff will pick-up BBQ Bucks at the conclusion of the selling period.  BBQ Bucks will be counted and verified at the casino.  Each team will receive 90% of their sales back during the awards ceremony. The top ten teams that earn the most BBQ Bucks will win People’s Choice Awards. $50.00 refund will be given at Awards Ceremony to active teams in the People’s Choice Contest.  Deadline for entry June 15, 2017.


**Best Sauce Contest: Teams must be entered in an Open contest to enter sauce contest. Teams are limited to a total of four (4) sauce entries per team. Sauces will be labeled as “hot” or “mild” and will be judged as a tomato base. Sauces must be amateur sauces – not commercially available sauces.  Sauces will be judged on Friday night from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM IN the Judging Tent. Sauces will be judged on unseasoned pork or crackers. Forty-eight (48) ounces of each sauce entry must be submitted. Sauces need to be turned in to sauce tent from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Friday, July 14, 2017. Details will be provided in team confirmation after entry.  Winners will be announced at awards ceremony. Deadline for entry July 13, 2017.


Credit Card Payments:                                              1-888-PBP-4WIN or Website

Make checks or money orders payable to:        Prairie Band Casino & Resort

MAIL APPLICATION TO:                                          Prairie Band Casino & Resort
                                                                                             c/o Keepers of the Fire BBQ Contest
PO Box 61
                                                                                             Mayetta, KS  66509



Entry fee includes parking pass(s) of vehicle in your team space until the event is over.  Due to traffic and safety concerns, there will be absolutely no vehicle movement and no golf cart usage by teams allowed during the public gate hours.  Contestant check-in details will be announced closer to the event on