2014 BBQ Competition
The competitors will be receiving their competition regulations and meat cuts on Thursday, July 10, 2014. They will cook on property overnight until judging begins. There will be no cooking for competition off site. The BBQ competition categories include Pork, Chicken, Beef, Sauce, and Misc. Awards will be given for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place in each category. The overall first place winner will also be refunded the $200 booth fee.
Judging will take place on Friday, July 11th and begin at 12:00 p.m.
An award ceremony will follow the judging.
Categories for the competition are Pork, Chicken, Beef, Sauce, Misc.
Meat donations are made by Texas RoadHouse and Berkot's Supermarkets
Thursday, July 10 Gates open at 5:00 pm
Entrance to Event $8
Centrue Bank Stage
9:00 – 10:30 pm Black Cadillac
7:30 – 8:30 pm Fuzzy Jefferies and The Kings of Memphis
6:00 – 7:00 pm Lupe Carroll
Friday, July 11 Gates open at 12:00 pm
Entrance to Event 12:00 pm - 3:00 p.m. $8 after 3:00 pm $18
Centrue Bank Stage
10:00 – 11:30 pm 38 Special
8:00 – 9:30 pm Vanilla Ice
6:30 – 7:30 pm Kevin Chalfant's Journey Experience
(former frontman of Journey)
5:00 – 6:00 pm e3po
4:00 – 5:00 pm Matt Shipley
3:00 – 4:00 pm Todd Hazelrigg
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Saturday, July 12 Gates open at 11:00 am
Entrance to Event 11:00 am - 2:00 p.m. $8 after 2:00 pm $18
Centrue Bank Stage
10:00 – 11:30 pm Dustin Lynch
8:00 – 9:30 pm Joe Diffie
6:00 – 7:30 pm Jon Pardi
4:30 – 5:30 pm Greg Schneider Band
3:30 – 4:30 pm Hoosier Highway
2:30 – 3:30 pm Lisa Jackson & Shades of Gray
12:30 – 1:30 pm
Sound checks – TBA
In case of RAIN: KVPD Recreation Center, 150 N. Indiana, Kankakee, IL 60901
(Only 5 min. from festival location)
BBQ Fest 5K
Start off the right way, by taking part in our 5K Run/Walk on the last day of the event.
Participants will enjoy the scenic River Road Park grounds as they make their way to the finish line. In addition each runner will receive a t-shirt (early registration is encouraged to guarantee you get the correct size), and overall winners in the 5K run will receive a trophy. Medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each age group of the 5K Run. Each participants will also be entered into our drawing that will take place after the race for a chance to win a free admission ticket to BBQ Fest for Saturday night (8 tickets)!
The race will start and end at the BBQ Fest Pepsi stage.
Date: Saturday, July 12
Location: River Road
Fee: $25 by July 10 (Fun Race Included)
$28 on Race Day (Fun Race Included)
Running Club Members $2 Off
Registration Time: 8:00-8:45 am
5K Run/Walk Start Time: 9:00 am
BBQ Fest Car, Truck & Motorcycle Showdow
No entry fee!
• Link for registration to Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show!
There will be peoples choice judging awarding 8 trophies.
Sponsor for this event is:
Once you are on the BBQ Fest grounds and have received your wristband, you can come and go as you please. If you need to cool off,
please take advantage of our Splash Valley Water Park on River Road, and then head back to the festival for a night of entertainment.
Daily Concert Pass or VIP Concert Pass
NO TAILGATING, NO COOLERS ALLOWED, NO EXCEPTIONS!
PRESALE ENDS 7/1/14
TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE GATE,
THE DAY OF THE EVENT.
Cost: Thursday $8
Friday $8, after 3:00 p.m. $18
Saturday $8, after 2:00 p.m. $18
>>>> Kids 2 yrs & Under are FREE! <<<<
Call the KVPD at 815.939.1311 to order today!
For vendor information please call 815.939.1311 to inquire about availability.
To be a volunteer please fill out the waiver and send it to the KVPD Administration Office.
Be sure to include your name, age, and phone number with time in which you can be reached.
Check back in from time to time as information is constantly updated. . .
• Rain or Shine NO REFUNDS
• Please Redeem at KVPD Booth
• Not Responsible for Lost or Stolen Tickets
KANKAKEE AREA HOTELS:
Holiday Inn Express Official 2014 BBQ Fest Hotel Sponsor
62 Ken Hayes Drive, Bourbonnais
Hilton Garden Inn
455 RiverStone Parkway, Kankakee
Book a room at the Hilton Garden Inn
60 Ken Hayes Drive, Bourbonnais
Comfort Inn & Suites
1500 N. State Route 50, Bourbonnais
815-401-5043 Ask for BBQ Fest rate
Country Inn & Suites
380 S Cypress Street, Manteno
Manteno Country Inns & Suites
2125 South Rt. 45-52, Kankakee
1550 State Rt.50 N, Bourbonnais
Book a room at Fairfield Inn
157 Cypress, Manteno
Direct link to Manteno Howard Johnson
1311 State Rt. 50, Bourbonnais
Quality Inn & Suites
800 N Kinzie Ave., Bradley
Direct link to Bradley Quality Inn & Suites Book a room at Quality Inn & Suites
1390 N Locke Drive, Bourbonnais
Book a room at Super 8
Other sponsors of this event: