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Canadian National BBQ Championships

Canadian BBQ Championships 2The top BBQ specialists in North America will gather in Whistler this weekend for the 2013 Bull's Eye Canadian National BBQ Championships. Dusty's Bar & Grill will once again play host to the event that will be pumping out some of the best BBQ you've ever had.

There are several competitive cook off's planed for the three day event and the best part is you can sample all of the delicious creations on display. A different BBQ feast is also on the menu every night of the championships so BBQ lovers bust out the stretchy pants and prepare for a weekend of indulgence.

The event runs from August 2-4 and as previously mentioned takes place at Dusty's Bar & Grill located in Whistler's Creekside Village. Listed below is the daily antennary for all of the BBQ Championships events.

Canadian National Bbq ChampionshipsFriday, August 2

6pm-8:30pm - WHOLE LOTTA RIBS featuring WHOLE LOTTA LED
Start the event off with a mouth-watering BBQ dinner featuring all-you-can-eat ribs while you enjoy a special Whole Lotta Led acoustic set. Your admission includes a free cover to the night show at 9pm. $20, advance tickets at Dusty's. Limited quantities available!

9pm - WHOLE LOTTA LED Led Zeppelin Tribute Band
$15, advance tickets at Dusty's

Saturday, August 3

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11am-4pm - BBQ FOOD SAMPLES
From the competitors, while supplies last! By donation, net proceeds go to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation

12pm-3pm - FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT
On the main stage. Free

3pm-6pm - RUCKUS DELUXE
Live music! Free

1pm-5pm - BBQ COMPETITIONS
Competitors battle it out for a chance to win tons of cash and prizes!

  • 1:00pm judging: 12th Annual Backyard Burger Championship presented by BULL'S-EYE BBQ Sauce
  • 2:00pm judging: CASI Canadian International Chili Championship
  • 3:00pm judging: Budweiser King of the Grill
  • 5:00pm: AWARDS CEREMONY

This event is free to watch so come on down!

6pm-8:30pm - BOTTOMLESS BBQ BUFFET
An all-you-can-eat dinner featuring suckling pig, bbq chicken and all the fixin's. Stick around for the free live show at 9pm! $30, advance tickets at Dusty's. Limited quantities!

9pm-late - LIVE MUSIC
Stay tuned for the announcement! Free

Saturday, August 4

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8am-10am - $1 PANCAKE BREAKFAST
Net proceeds go to the Whistler Rotary Club

11am-4pm - BBQ FOOD SAMPLES
From the competitors, while supplies last! By donation, net proceeds go to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation

12pm-3pm - FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT
On the main stage. Free

3pm-6pm - GUITAR DOUG
Live music! Free

11am-4:30pm - BBQ COMPETITIONS - THE MAIN EVENT
Cooks from all over North America compete for the honour of "Canadian Grand Champion" with $7,000 in cash and prizes, and an invitation to the World Championships in Lynchburg and World BBQ Champs in Las Vegas, Nevada.

  • 11:00am judging: Pork Butt
  • 11:30am judging: Ravenswood Cork & Pork
  • 12pm judging: Beef Brisket
  • 1pm judging: Chicken
  • 2pm judging: Ribs
  • 4:30pm: AWARDS CEREMONY

Free to watch

6pm-9pm - THE HAIRFARMERS
live music! Free

9pm-late - THE MATINEE
live music! Free

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Reservations StaffThe Aava Whistler Hotel is located in the heart of Whistler Village just minutes away Whistler's Creekside Village home of the 2013 Canadian National BBQ Championships.

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Photo Credit BBQ Championships: Steve Rogers & Mike Crane

Posted by on Wednesday, July 31, 2013