A Delicious Day of BBQ and Music : Sixty Pit Masters From Around the Country Compete for Tastebuds and The Title of “People’s Choice”
The Queen Mary’s Waterfront Events Park is pleased to present The 2nd Annual West Coast BBQ Classic, an official California-State-Certified, KCBS - Sanctioned BBQ Family Friendly Championship sponsored by the famous gentleman’s drink Jack Daniel’s. This spirited ONE DAY event had a record turnout last year and will certainly not disappoint in festivities this year. The leading TOP BBQ Pit Masters from around the country have gathered to compete for thousands of dollars in prize money and the opportunity to be selected as the winner of the coveted “People’s Choice” award. Only one Pit Master will reign as the 2013 Champion and receive the coveted award for being “All Sauced Up”. “We have nearly tripled our competitors this year” said Director of Special Events Steve Sheldon, “Our team registration sold out in record pace. We are thrilled to offer such a vast field of teams this year.”
Held at the Queen Mary Waterfront Events Park, the event features live bands by local musical favorites like Knyght Ryder, The Record Company and The Shoemaker Brothers. Get your food and drinks at the lively Jack Daniel’s Back Yard Bar and the Merchant Market. The kids will love the Kid’s Country including an incredible obstacle course. Adults get to have fun too with the popular Adult Lawn Games area that includes a giant beer pong. Also, look for a special appearance by the sports illustrated featured beautiful models from the LA King’s Ice Crew. (www.facebook.com/KingsIceCrew).
Tickets: $10 online, $15 at the door, BBQ Tasting tickets $2 each. Parking is $10 with event validation. * Tickets do not include entry to the ship or attractions. When: May 11, 2013, 11AM – 6PM. Where: 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, California
About Queen Mary
Located in the Port of Long Beach, the Queen Mary features a rich maritime history, authentic Art Deco décor, and stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and Long Beach city skyline. At the time of her maiden voyage in May of 1936, she was considered the grandest ocean liner ever built. The Queen Mary’s signature restaurants include the award-winning Sir Winston’s and Chelsea Chowder House & Bar as well as a weekly Champagne Sunday Brunch served in the ship’s Grand Salon. History buffs enjoy the ship’s museum and Glory Days tour, guests of all ages love the Ghosts and Legends show, and the ship is currently featuring the renowned Diana: Legacy of a Princess exhibit and Tea Room. The Queen Mary features 80,000 square feet of event space in 17 remarkable Art Deco salons as well as a tri-level, 45,000-square-foot Exhibit Hall. The Queen Mary boasts 314 staterooms including nine full suites. For more information or for reservations, see www.queenmary.com or call (800) 437-2934. The Queen Mary is located at 1126 Queens Highway in Long Beach.