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The 2017 Boydton’s Big Bad KCBS BBQ

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August 18, 2017 - August 19, 2017

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We are getting ready for the 6th Annual Big Bad BBQ in Boydton! Set for Friday & Saturday, August 18-19, Historic Boydton’s Renaissance will host a record number of teams & will provide delicious food & a family fun weekend.

Kicking off Friday afternoon, pit crews will assemble for a team meeting, then they will compete in “Anything But” cooking contests, which will showcase their skills with main courses and dessert. A Rib Eating Contests between Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office & Halifax Coutny Sheriff’s Office will start @ 7 pm. The winner will have bragging rights for a year.


The Event Timeline: 

Music, Beer Garden, & Anything But BBQ Contests Friday 6-10pm

Starting at 6:30 the “Anything But BBQ,” contest will begin, which is dinner for the teams and for anyone who wants to participate. The entries are side dishes and desserts and fried chicken will be provided as the entree.

Sheriff’s Rib Eating Contests Friday 7pm

Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Team will try to defend their title against the Halifax County Sheriff’s Department.

The rest of the evening there will be a beer tent & music provided by B.E.Z. until 10:00p.m.

Main Event Saturday 10am-4pm

The public will be welcomed to the courthouse square and can get involved in the People’s Choice Contest. This involves sampling a dozen BBQ entries and voting for their favorite.

The Kansas City BBQ Society judges will be tasting each entry making their decisions later on in the day & the awards will be given between 3-4p.m.

2017 BBQ Battle Flyer

If you’re interested in competing in the Main Event on Saturday, below you can find the Registration Form:

2017 BBQ Battle Team Registration Form

If you’re interested in sponsoring  the Main Event on Saturday, below you can find the Sponsorship Form:

2017BBQ Battle Sponsor Form






August 18, 2017
August 19, 2017


Historic Boydton Renaissance