ENTRY IS FREE
5:30 PM Tray Pick-Up
6:30 PM Turn In
Kid Cooker will need – Not provided by the Event Organizer:
- BBQ Pit
- Charcoal Lighting Assistants: Lighter Fluid, Lighter Cubes, Fire Starters, etc.
- BBQ Rub
- BBQ Sauce
- Table/ TV Tray (small table to set your supplies on)
Parents please understand that this is a KIDS COOK-OFF! Parental supervision is required. However, the child should be responsible for prepping, seasoning, cooking, and presenting their entry. Guidance from parents is required but please respect the rules and allow the kids to be the Head Cooks.
Kid Cooks may cook on Charcoal Grills or Wood Grills in the Laredo BBQ Kids Area defined by the Event Organizer. You are required to bring your own pit. Kids and parents will be responsible for starting their pit.
The Cook-off Organizer/Sponsor will provide all the competition Pork Chops. The Pork Chops will be handed out at the prescribed Laredo BBQ Kids start Time and will be prepped and cooked in the Laredo BBQ Kids Area.
Pork Chops must be prepped in the Laredo BBQ Kids area. Pork Chops may not leave the Laredo BBQ Kids area under any circumstance. If a Pork Chop leaves the Laredo BBQ Kids area, the Pit is disqualified.
No other Pork Chop is to be present in the Laredo BBQ Kids area other than the ones provided.
Pork Chop may not contain decorations, toppings, stuffing, or additional items. Sauce must be cooked on; no additional sauce may be added once the pork chop is in the tray. No pooling of sauces or liquids in the turn in tray. No garnish is allowed. Only the pork chop is allowed in the box.
Pork chops may not be marked in any way with the exception of grill marks.
Pork Chops may be lightly trimmed before, but not after, cooking
Pork Chops must be submitted in the provided boxes. The foil provided must stay in the box under the Pork Chop
If the Kid Cook abandons the pit during the Laredo BBQ Kids for any reason other than a medical emergency or to use the restroom, the Kid Cook must notify the Laredo BBQ Kids Ambassador. If at any time the adult is competing in the primary preparation or cooking of the pork chop the pit may be disqualified. If the pit has been abandoned by the Kid Cook without notifying the Laredo BBQ Kids Ambassador, the pit may be disqualified.
Pork Chops will be judged on 3 categories: Taste, Texture, Appearance.
Please fill out the form below to register in the 2017 Laredo Kids BBQ