Formal BBQ judging will begin on Saturday in the categories of chicken, ribs, pork and brisket. New in 2021 will be a sausage and dessert category. Top 10 overall as well as top 10 in each category will win prize money, top 3 for each sausage and dessert. Total purse currently sits at $13,000.
BBQ Bucks will once again be on sale beginning Monday, August 16th through Friday, August 20th at the Baldwin City Recreation Commission Office (705 High St.). Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on Friday. Friday beginning at 4:00 p.m. BBQ Bucks will be sold at the Lumberyard Art Center (718 High St.) in downtown Baldwin. Teams will not take cash for BBQ, they will only take BBQ Bucks, so be sure to pick yours up! Teams will sell BBQ between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. BBQ Bucks will be sold until the food runs out. Leftover BBQ Bucks from 2019 and unable to use them in 2020? Use them in 2021! A portion of the 2021 revenues will be donated to the Baldwin Education Foundation.