West Coasters from near and far are invited to join Sixty Pit Masters From Around the Country as they compete for Tastebuds and Titles at this one-day BBQ Championship 

The competition this year is fierce!  

And with triple the entries from last year, visitors to the Queen Mary’s Waterfront Park on May 11th can expect a Delicious Day of BBQ and Music during the 2nd  official California-State-Certified, KCBS – Sanctioned West Coast BBQ Classic Championship sponsored by Jack Daniel’s.

e34d7__IMAGE-The-Queen-Mary2Top BBQ Pit Masters from around the country will compete for thousands of dollars in prize money and the opportunity to be selected as the winner of the coveted “People’s Choice” award, including 2012 Champion All Sauced Up.

The rest of us get to eat!

The event will also feature live local bands Knyght Ryder, the Record Company and the Shoemaker Brothers, a Jack Daniel’s Back Yard Bar, Merchant Market, Kid’s Country including obstacle course and Adult Lawn Games with giant beer pong, there will also be a special appearance by The LA King’s Ice Crew.

And…there’s a giveaway… 

QueenMaryTicketShare your FAVORITE BBQ recipe On The Facebook Page and you could win a Family 4-pack (valued at $200+) for our BBQ Classic! The winning recipe, chosen by Chef Todd Henderson, will be prepared and sold by the Queen Mary as one of their menu items at the official tasting booth!*

$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.                               

Queen Mary West Coast BBQ Classic playlist available on Spotify. 

The Queen Mary’s Waterfront Events Park

1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach

Queen Mary West Coast BBQ Classic

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.