Saturday, August 1, 2015
Finger Lickin' Good
BBQ on the Langley Bypass Sept 13
Released by Amy Chen, TownHall
et 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.
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.
At a Glance
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.
Chef, Chopped Canada competitor and food columnist
chef Dez is the emcee for the competition. From watching the
competition unfold, to grabbing a tasty bite to eat, to grooving to
live music by
The New Shackletons, there will be plenty of fun for those who
Along with free BBQ samples to taste, confirmed food trucks include The Chili Tank and Bambino's. As well, the popular pulled pork sandwiches from Well Seasoned will also be sold for those looking for a meaty meal more than a sample size.
sponsors for BBQ Off the Bypass include Well Seasoned, JD Farms
Specialty Turkey, Johnston's, and Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry.
There are still sponsorship packages available here.
How Does It Work?
arrive later than 2pm and want to taste, there are a selection of
food items available to purchase from onsite vendors and food
BBQ OFF the Bypass is a Langley BC-based BBQ competition
and more. The event attracts the best competitive BBQ teams
from throughout the Pacific Northwest for a sizzling
competition in five categories: chicken, brisket, ribs, pork
butt, and an open choice category. FREE to the public, the
event features live music, interesting displays, tasty
vendors and delicious FREE finger licking barbecue samples.
The BBQ off the Bypass is also the site of the Great BC Bake
Off, an annual amateur pie baking competition, open to the
The event is free to the public. Learn more at: http://bbqoffthebypass.com
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