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Welcome to the 7th Annual Death's Door Barbeque competition!

Who doesn’t like barbeque? Come to beautiful Washington Island on Friday and Saturday, August 24th & 25th, 2018 for the 7th annual Death’s Door Bar-B-Q (DDBBQ) at the Washington Island Airport. The first six events had visitors raving about the food quality and the friendliness and beauty of Washington Island.

Presented by Smithfield and the Washington Island Chamber of Commerce, DDBBQ is a KCBS-Sanctioned Competition with 100% certified judges and $10,000 in prize money.

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Death’s Door Bar-B-Q opens to the public at the Washington Island Airport on Saturday, August 25th, 2018 at 10 am, with free admission, arts & crafts, kids’ activities, live music, food vendors, and of course – Barbequed Chicken, Pork, Pork Ribs, and Beef Brisket as sold by the DDBBQ competitors.

(Tentative) Schedule of Events

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

5 pm - 8 pm - Meet & Greet - Nelsen's Hall

THursday August 23, 2018

8 am - 5 pm - Competitor check-in and set-up
9 am - 5 pm - Meat inspection
5 pm - Cooks meeting
6 pm - Welcome party - sponsors, cooks, judges
9:22 pm - Team Toast

Friday, August 24, 2018

9 am - Meat inspection
9 am - 5 pm - Vendor setup
9:22 am - Team Toast
9:30 am - Judge registration
10:30 am - Judge meeting
12 pm - 2 pm - Turn in times for registered competitors

12 pm - Chicken
12:30  pm - Pork Ribs
1 pm - Pork
1:30 pm - Beef Brisket
2 pm - Dessert

4 pm - Awards Ceremony
9:22 pm - Team Toast

Saturday, August 25, 2018

7 am - 9:45 am - Vendor setup
8 am - Kid's Que Registration
9:22 am - Team Toast
9:30 am - Judge registration
10 am - Event open to the public
10 am -
Entertainment - Genevieve Heyward
10 am - Kid's Que Turn-In
10 am - 5 pm - BBQ and other vendors are open for business
10:30 am - Judges meeting
11:30 am - 12:30 pm - Kids games
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm - Entertainment - Alex Wilson Band
12 pm - 2 pm - Turn in times for registered competitors

12 pm - Chicken
12:30 pm - Pork Ribs
1 pm - Pork
1:30 pm - Beef Brisket
2 pm - Smithfield Pork Loin

4:30 pm - Raffle Drawing followed by Awards Ceremony


2018 BBQ Shuttle Times

Saturday August 25, 2018

10 am - 5 pm leave ferry dock on :00 & :30 of the hour

10:15 am - 5:15 pm leave BBQ event on :15 & :45 of the hour

 
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