PNWBA Event Details

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  • 06/19/2021
  • 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • 90000 Stevens Pass Highway NE, Skykomish, WA 98288


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Event Date: June 19th, 2021

Limited to 25 Teams. After 25 teams, additional will be waitlisted. Waitlisted teams will be accepted as additional space is available based on team count.

Registration Deadline - June 15th, 2021

As this is a fully sanctioned 1-day lite cook, it should be a Jack qualifier if we have 15 teams turning in ALL entries.

Event Sponsor:

• Smokey’s Barbeque

Event Management:

  • Organizer: James Jones
  • PNWBA Board Representative: Lance Rasmussen
  • PPNWBA Head Judges: Mike Marcum & Lance Rasmussen

Contact info: Lance Rasmussen – 206-601-2337 cell / message / text. Email:

Prize Pool:

• $2,500 Total Prize Pool – subject to increase depending on team signups

  • GC - $750
  • RGC - $400

Category prizes

  • 1st - $200
  • 2nd - $125
  • 3rd - $75
  • 4th - $30
  • 5th - $20


  • Beef Tri-Tip
  • Chicken
  • Pork Ribs

Load in times:

Starting at 6am on Saturday, June 19th, 2021. Ends at 9am.


• Starting at 5:30 pm

Load out times:

• Starting after 5:30pm on Saturday, June 19th, 2021 AFTER Awards Ceremony.

Site Inspection:

• Between 7:00am and 9:30 am.

REQUIRED Cook’s Meeting:

• 10 am

Turn-in Times:

  • 1:00pm – Beef Tri-Tip
  • 2:00pm – Chicken
  • 3:00pm – Ribs
Window is 5 minutes before to 5 minutes after each hour.

Safety Requirements:

For safety, the following requirements must be followed:

Masks – Masks must be always worn when indoors. Masks must cover nose and mouth. Masks and gloves must be work when sampling to the public.

Team Requirements:

Please review the Team Rules Page, even if you are an experienced team. Each site will be inspected to meet these requirements. If you are a new to competition BBQ team or new to PNWBA competitions, we recommend visiting our New Team Info page.

Entry Fee:

Entry fee is $150.00 USD. A designated amount of $12.50 from the entry fee is non-refundable to cover payment and event processing expenses. In the event of a cancellation by the event coordinator, $137.50 will be refunded from the entrants payment.

Sampling / People Choice Award:

Optional People’s Choice Award for the category of Street Food with a $500 prize pool, with $300 for first and $200 for second. Public purchases $2 sample tickets, with profits to be donated to local food bank. There is a 50/50 split of the $2 tickets between event and team. Winning teams will be based on ticket count. Sample times are between 11am and 4:30 pm with turn-in of tickets at 4:30 to tally for the awards.
PNWBA is not responsible for sampling money collection or distribution of team split and is managed directly with the event organizer.


• Please plan to bring a generator if needed.

Ash / Trash / Grey Water / Grease disposal:

• Provided by Venue. For grease, please cool before placing in trash.

Directions:  (UPDATED!!!!)

Event Location, due to the number of teams, will be be on Railroad Avenue.  Set your GPS to look for Onemish Lodge ( 108 W Railroad Ave N, Skykomish, WA 98288 ) and James Jones will be there to direct to your site.  Plan on bringing a protective pad for your smoker if located on grass.

Set up spots arranged by the venue.

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