Rotary Club of North Cobb’s
SMOKE ON THE LAKE BBQ FESTIVAL

Cook Team Information

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Friday and Saturday, May 11th and 12th
Cauble Park, 4425 Beach St NW
Acworth, GA 30101

This is a Cooking for Fun only competition.


ENTRY FEES

$250 Registration Fee (includes 10 x 20  space)

  • Save $50 by signing up by February 14th
  • Price Increases to $300 after April 15th
  • + $200 to upgrade to 20 x 40 space
  • Limited number of spaces


PRIZE DETAILS

Grand Champion – Trophy & Primo Oval XL 400 Grill/Smoker

Reserve Champion – Trophy & Primo Kamado All-In-One Grill/Smoker

1st Place Meat: $200 & Trophy

2nd Place Meat: $150 & Trophy

3rd Place Meat: $100 & Trophy

4th & 5th Place Meat: Ribbons

 

COMPETITION RULES

  • Teams may arrive beginning at 10:00 AM on Friday, May 11th. Please check in prior to set up.
  • Cook Team meeting 3:30 PM on Friday, May 11th – At the main shelter.
  • Each participant will be provided with a food item at the 3:00 PM Cook Team meeting. Using the item, the participant can prepare the item anyway that they wish.
  • If you receive wings or butts you must participate.
  • Purchasing tickets by cook teams to stack their ticket count is not permitted.
  • Trading tickets with other cook teams is not permitted.
  • Provided meat is only allowed to be used for the event. Any remaining meat after the competition ends will then belong to the cook team.
  • Vendors will be onsite selling food as well as providing activities for the public for both Friday and Saturday. Cook teams are prohibited from selling food to the public.


Friday: Lord of the Wings – Primo Grill Prize

  • From 5:30pm to 8:30pm on Friday night there will be a people’s choice competition featuring chicken wings. Cook Teams must have Wings Available at 5:15pm
  • Each participating BBQ team will prepare their own special flavor(s) of chicken wings and the public will judge. Concert goers will be able to purchase a book of 4 taster tickets that includes one voting ticket. After sampling different team’s wings the taster will give the voting ticket to the team that they liked the best.
  • Each cook team is responsible for distributing the wings at their individual cook site.
  • The Team with the most voting tickets will be crowned this year’s Lord of The Wings.
  • The winner will receive a Primo Grill.
  • All teams will receive wings to assist you in the event. The wings can only be used for the Lord of the Wings competition. Any team caught using the wings for anything other than the Lord of the Wings competition will be disqualified from the entire event.


Saturday: People’s Choice Pork – Primo Grill Prize

  • From 11:30am to 2:30pm on Saturday there will be a people’s choice competition featuring pork butt. Cook Teams must have Pork Available at 11:15am.
  • Each participating BBQ team will be preparing their own pork butts and the public will judge. Festival goers will be able to purchase a book of 4 taster tickets that includes one voting ticket. After sampling different team’s BBQ they give the voting ticket to the team that they liked the best.
  • Each cook team is responsible for distributing the wings at their individual cook site.
  • The Team with the most voting tickets will be crowned this year’s People’s Choice Pork.
  • The winner will receive a Primo Grill.
  • All teams will receive butts to assist you in the event. The butts can only be used for the People’s Choice competition. Any team caught using the butts for anything other than the People’s Choice Pork competition will be disqualified from the entire event.


Ancillary Competition – No Cost To Participate

  • Anything Butt –  $100 Prize


QUESTIONS?

Serving Times

Lord of the Wings
Friday 5:30 – 8:30 PM
Teams serve Chicken Wing samples to Public

People’s Choice Pork BBQ
Saturday 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Teams serve Pork samples to Public

Turn-In Times

Friday
6:00 PM Anything Butt

Saturday
8:45-9:00 AM Chicken
9:45-10:00 AM Ribs
10:45-11:00 AM Pork

Awards

Saturday
3:30 PM

Thank you to our sponsor,
Primo Ceramic Grills.