Sturgis Barbecue Fest - Competition Registration

EXTENDED DEADLINE to REGISTER: Friday, September 30, 11:59PM!


North Street Promenade Sat, Oct 1, 2022 6:00 AM
Saturday, October 1, 2022 - John Street, Sturgis, MI


Amateur BBQ chefs, come try your hand at the 4th annual Sturgis BBQ Festival! Featuring Ribs, Chicken, Pulled Pork, and Brisket.

Fee to compete is $52

Competitors should bring their own meats for competition, *Please see details below. Cash prizes and trophy recognition.

Setup pits start Saturday, 10/1 at 6am on John St., Sturgis, MI 49091. Rain or Shine.

All purchases final, tickets are non-refundable, non-exchangeable, non-transferable.

Choose from a 2 Meat Competition or 4 Meat Competition

Backyard Class:

Chicken and Ribs

4 Meat Challenge:

Ribs, Chicken, Pulled Pork and Brisket


All competitors must provide 3 Racks of Baby Back Ribs or St. Louis Style Ribs

1 Rack for Judging

2 Racks for general public sampling

Additional Information

The Sturgis BBQ Festival is now in its 4th year and welcomes patrons and participants from all over Southwest Michigan!