Monday, August 24, 2015

Celebrating the 10th Annual BBQ in Langley, BC

BBQ off the Bypass returns for 10th annual competition this fall

Get your tongs, skewers, and smoker racks ready as the 10th annual Well Seasoned BBQ Off the Bypass returns Sunday, September 13 from 10am to 4pm in the Well Seasoned parking lot at #117-20353-64 Avenue, Langley, British Columbia. The event is FREE to the public with live music, unique displays, tasty vendors and delicious BBQ samples.

Every year, the event attracts the best of the best competitive BBQ teams from throughout the Pacific North West for a sizzling competition. This battle of the BBQ includes five categories: chicken, brisket, ribs, pork butt and an open choice. For fun, there will be an additional "Blackbox" category for teams to showcase their creativity and BBQ ability. Teams with the most accumulated points across all categories is crowned the ultimate BBQ champion and wins their share of the largest yet, cash prize of $10,000. Registration still open for interested available online.

BBQ Off the Bypass is also host to the 6th Annual Great BC Bake Off, an amateur pie competition with three categories: fruit pie, open choice, and the classic Canadian butter tart. Home cooks and bakers may register online for all categories, or one.

Angie Quaale, owner of the celebrated Well Seasoned Gourmet Food Store, first introduced BBQ On the Bypass in 2005 as a way to unite grilling enthusiasts to join the quest for ultimate barbecue. Dedicated and creative teams from across North America gather annually in Langley, BC to compete for the best smoking good meat. Since 2008, winning teams have qualified to compete in international renowned BBQ competitions including the Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational and the American Royal in Kansas City.

With more than 30 teams expected to enter the 10th annual BBQ Off the Bypass from across Western Canada, Washington and Oregon and a grand prize pool of $10,000 this is an event not to be missed especially since it is free for the public to attend. Back this year are well-respected Kelly and Kathleen McIntosh who will serve as the sanctioning representatives from the Kansas City BBQ Society. They will oversee the judges that select the ultimate winners.

What: 10th Annual BBQ off the Bypass
When: September 13th, 2015 from 10:00am - 4:00pm
Where: #117-20353-64 Avenue, Langley, British Columbia

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