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2022 Bottles Brews BBQs

  • 06/10/2022
  • 10:00 AM
  • 06/11/2022
  • 7:00 PM
  • Vintner's Village 357 Port Ave Prosser, WA
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IN Prosser, WA

EVENT DATE: JUNE 10th through 11th, 2022

Registration Deadline – June 8th, 2022

This is a fully sanctioned traditional 4 meat PNWBA event located in Prosser's Vintner's Village. This event returns after a two year Covid hiatus and has been a popular event on the PNWBA BBQ Competition Trail.

Charity Benefits:

  • Prosser Memorial Health Foundation

Event Management:

  • Organizer: Shannon Hitchcock / Prosser Memorial Health Foundation
  • PNWBA Board Representative: Eric Mendel
  • PNWBA Head Judges: Lance Rasmussen & Steve Rubin

Contact info:

  • Lance Rasmussen – 206-601-2337 cell / message / text. Email:
  • Steve Rubin - (206) 412-0877 cell / message / text. Email:
  • Eric Mendel - Email:
  • Shannon Hitchcock - 509-786-6601

PNWBA BBQ Prize Pool:

$4,157 Prize Pool

  • Grand Champion - $557
  • Reserve Grand Champion - $300

Category Prizes

  • 1st - $225
  • 2nd - $200
  • 3rd - $175
  • 4th - $125
  • 5th - $100


  • Pork
  • Brisket
  • Chicken
  • Pork Ribs

Load in times:

Friday June 10th, 2022 11am until 4:45pm.  If there is an issue with loading in before the cooks meeting, contact Lance via cell to make arrangements.

Site Inspection:

  • Friday June 10th from 1pm to 4:30pm.

REQUIRED Cook’s Meeting:

  • Friday, June 10th 5:00 pm - 1 member from each cook team required to attend, no exceptions.


  • Awards on Saturday, June 11th at 5:00pm (or earlier if processing completes earlier)

Load out times:

  • Saturday, June 11th after the awards

Quiet Hours:

11pm - 6am.

Turn-in Times on Saturday, June 11th:

  • 10:55 am to 11:04:59 am – Pork
  • 11:55 am to 12:04:59 pm - Brisket
  • 12:55 pm to 1:04:59 pm - Chicken
  • 1:55 pm to 2:04:59 pm - Ribs

Note that turn-in window is different for those who have competed in SCA events and turn-in order may be different than other organizations.

Vending (Optional, but encouraged):

  • One team member must have current WA food handler card.
  • Teams shall adhere to all Health Department requirements. Health Department will be inspecting on Saturday.
  • Tokens will be exchanged for 2 oz samples (or 1 rib or piece of chicken). Sampling should be small 2 oz portions not meals or large portions.
  • Sampling cups provided by organizer.
  • Tokens have a $1 value.
  • Teams keep 100% of sampling token value. Teams should follow sampling price list.

Set Price is as follows:

  • Pork (2 oz sample) = 2 tokens ($2)
  • Chicken thigh, leg, or wing = 2 tokens ($2)
  • Brisket (2 oz) = 3 tokens ($3)
  • Rib (1 bone) = 3 tokens ($3)

Safety Requirements:

Current Covid safety protocols by the state, county and facility will be observed.

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 $195.00 USD and is non-refundable. In the event of a cancellation by the event coordinator, $182.50 will be refunded from the entrant’s payment. Regardless of the situation, a designated amount of $12.50 from the entry fee is non-refundable to cover payment and event processing expenses.

Entry Payment Due:

Entry fees must be paid at the time of registration.


  • Power - provided, however is limited levels. It is suggested to bring a power generator as a backup.

  • Potable Water - provided by venue

  • Trash disposal – provided by venue

  • Ash disposal – provided by venue

  • Grease disposal – provided by venue

  • Grey water disposal – provided by venue

Team Event Size:

20x20 – If you require a larger footprint or can fit in a smaller footprint, contact the organizer. 


Vintner's Village
357 Port Ave
Prosser, WA 

Parking is in the back lot as prior years.

RV and Hotel Accommodations:

Prosser has several hotel options. 

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