Saturday, November 10, the 2018 edition of John Offerdahl’s Gridiron Grill-Off Food, Wine & Music Festival will include an all-new, family-friendly BBQ Pitmasters competition hosted by Ronald Ramon Heller, former NFL offensive tackle and assistant offensive line coach for the New York Jets. Heller played twelve seasons in the NFL for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Philadelphia Eagles and Miami Dolphins. The Florida BBQ Sanctioned competition will showcase 40 pitmasters competing to win a grand champion trophy and more than $10,000 in cash prizes. Teams will compete in four categories: chicken, pork, brisket and ribs. Included in their $10 ticket price, attendees will have the opportunity to taste ten 1-ounce samples of delicious BBQ hot off the grill and vote in the People’s Choice BBQ competition.
The competition takes place from Noon till 5 p.m. as part of this year’s much-anticipated weekend-long celebration in an area of Pompano Community Park adjacent to the Pompano Beach Amphitheater. Attendees will enjoy an authentic experience with craft barbecue, live entertainment, and a family-friendly Kid Zone for adults and children of all ages. Ticket holders of John Offerdahl’s Gridiron Grill-Off Food, Wine & Music Festival will gain admission to this event in addition to the larger festival being held on the same grounds.
Tickets to the BBQ Pit Masters event are $10 for adults and free for kids four and under. Included in the $10 ticket price, attendees will have the opportunity to taste ten 1-ounce samples of delicious BBQ hot off the grill and vote in the People’s Choice BBQ competition. Additional food and beverage will be available for purchase. All other food and drinks are available for purchase and does not include access to the Grill-Off. General admission for the Gridiron Grill-Off are $85 per person, including all food and beverages at the Saturday event. VIP tickets, which include a gift bag and access to a private tent on-site with seating, shade, food and beverages, are $125 per person.
Want to compete in this event? You’ll find the application at https://gridirongrilloff.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/cook-teams.pdf and more details at https://fbabbq.com/.
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Date(s) - 11/10/2018
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pompano Beach Community Park