Prairie Smoke and Spice kick off the BBQ season as Grand Champion in Chilliwack
“We could not be happier with the people of Chilliwack and the surrounding communities who made it out to taste with us today,” says organizer Angie Quaale. “We appreciate all of the visiting teams and the sponsors, who really made today special,” she continues. “Now that we can see how much Chilliwack loves low and slow BBQ, we are certain this will become an annual event event at the Farm Store.”
The inaugural Barn Burner BBQ Competition, presented in Chilliwack by Johnston’s Pork and Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry was a huge success. 21 teams competed for the Grand Championship which was captured by Saskatchewan team Prairie Smoke and Spice. Learn more at www.barnburnerbbq.ca.
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Thank you so much to all the teams who participated in the inaugural Barn Burner BBQ Competition. It was a fierce battle, but in the end, Prairie Smoke & Spice is named Grand Champion. Congratulations also belongs to our Reserve Champion, Lake House BBQ, who came in second in overall points.
Just another reason to come hungry to the #BBBQ! We’re proud to announce that the House of Walls food truck will be on site selling food all day. If you’re not one to line up for BBQ samples, you can get your fill here!
A free and sizzling fun day for family and children of all ages!
“One of the many reasons I love food is because it is the perfect medium to bring people closer together in a community,” says competition organizer Angie Quaale, owner of Well Seasoned and the host of the decade-old annual BBQ Off The Bypass competition. “Barn Burner BBQ is one of those events where the community comes together to have fun, celebrate its passion for food and support each other locally,”
Where there’s smoke and meat, there’s barbecue and fun: Barn Burner Barbecue
(BBBBQ) kicks-off Canada’s first 2015 BBQ competition in Chilliwack, British Columbia on March 22 from 11am to 5pm at the Farm Store located on 4540 Simmons Road. In its first year, Barn Burner BBQ is a free, one-day event featuring 21 teams from across the Pacific Northwest, Alberta and Saskatchewan set to compete for the championship. Meat lovers of all ages are invited to join the festivities including a live band performance, climbing wall, face-painting and free samples of delicious BBQ meat.
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“This event will unite BBQ enthusiasts from all across North America who join the quest for ultimate finger-licking barbeque,” says competition organizer Angie Quaale, owner of Well Seasoned and the host of the decade-old annual BBQ Off The Bypass competition. “There is no doubt in my mind,” she continues, “that the first Canadian Barn Burner championship will be a smoking hot event and one to remember.”
Mark your calendar, save the date, and dig out your bib! The Canadian BBQ competition season starts in Chilliwack on March 22 – with the all new Barn Burner BBQ Competition, presented by Johnston’s Pork & Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry. This is a free family event – learn more at barnburnerbbq.ca.
Proceeds from the event will go to support ranmission.ca, a non-profit organization feeding the hungry, and providing shelter for the homeless in Chilliwack.
We’re proud to announce our beef category sponsor for the 1st annual Barn Burner BBQ Competition: BC Meats!
BC Meats for BC Families is an association of local meat producers providing sustainable and safe meats to BC families. Their premium meats come directly from their producers straight to BC chefs, BC retailers and BC families!
100% BC BEEF comes from cattle that were entirely born, raised, fed and processed in six regions throughout British Columbia. To meet the premium quality standard of 100% BC BEEF you can be assured every product with the 100% BC BEEF logo has been assessed by the BC Meat Quality Information System and has been rated top quality. So by making the choice to buy 100% BC Beef, you’re supporting local farmers, sustainable agriculture and the local BC economy, and you’re serving high quality and humanely raised BC beef at your table. It’s a matter of taste.
There is a ban on poultry & eggs coming into the country right now.
Don’t despair! The Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry has got your back (or should we say, your chickens!)
• You can order your competition CHICKEN in advance by contacting our hosts at The Farm Store in Yarrow, they will take good care of you! 604-823-4435 or firstname.lastname@example.org
• Local teams, you can also order your poultry in advance and they will have it waiting for you when you move in…because they are awesome like that!
We’re proud to work with Sherri-Lee Woycik of Social Media Minder as our social media sponsor. Keep an eye on our channels for constant updates (and reach out to Sherri-Lee for help promoting your events and brand online!).
• Brought to you by Johnston’s Pork & Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry •
The Barn Burner BBQ is Chilliwack’s tastiest community event. This is a fully sanctioned BBQ competition! It is expected to attract thousands of barbeque fans who will show up to droves to taste the barbeque samples, check out the exhibitors and soak up the entertainment.
Attendees range in age from 1-100 years old and will come from all over the Lower Mainland to attend this event. There’s no other local event that sizzles quite like the BARN BURNER BBQ!