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2023 Bottles Brews BBQs

  • 06/09/2023
  • 10:00 AM
  • 06/10/2023
  • 7:00 PM
  • Vintner's Village 357 Port Ave Prosser, WA
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IN Prosser, WA
JUNE 9th through 10th, 2023

Registration Deadline: June 5th, 2023

This is a fully sanctioned traditional 4 meat PNWBA event located in Prosser's Vintner's Village. A unique event that provides local wine, beer, and craft food tasting in one event with proceeds going to the Prosser Memorial Health Foundation. Currently the longest running event in the PNWBA.

There is a limit of 30 teams.

Event Management:

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

Event Contacts:

  • Lance Rasmussen - Email: Phone: (206) 601-2337
  • Steve Rubin - Email: Phone: (206) 412-0877
  • Eric Mendel - Email:
  • Shannon Hitchcock - (509) 786-6601


  • Pork
  • Brisket
  • Chicken
  • Ribs

Total Prize Purse:


Prize Pool:

  • Grand Champion - $600
  • Reserve Grand Champion - $400
  • Each Category:
  • 1st - $225
  • 2nd - $200
  • 3rd - $175
  • 4th - $125
  • 5th - $100

Load In:

Friday June 9th, 2023 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 9th from 1pm to 4:30pm.

Cooks Meeting (Required):

Friday, June 9th 5:00 pm
At least one member of your team is required to attend the cooks meeting.

Quiet Hours:

11:00pm to 6:00am

Jack Shot:


Turn-In Schedule:

  • Pork - 10:55:00 am to 11:04:59 am
  • Brisket - 10155:00 am to 12:04:59 pm
  • Chicken - 12:55:00 pm to 1:04:59 pm
  • Pork Ribs - 1:55:00 pm to 2:04:59 pm
Turn-in window is a 10 minute window.


Saturday, June 10th at 5:00pm (or earlier if processing completes earlier)
Subject to change depending on event processing.

Load Out:

Saturday, June 10th after the awards


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.

- Tokens have a $1 value.

- Teams keep 90% of sampling token value. 10% of sales proceeds to Prosser Memorial Health Foundation. 

Prices are $3 for everything.

Team Requirements:

This is a 21+ age event due to the BBQ area being combined with the beer and wine tasting area. If you have team members that are under the age of 21 please contact Eric Mendel or Lance Rasmussen. We will site your team on the outside of the 21+ age restricted area.

Power - provided, however is limited levels. It is suggested to bring a power generator as a backup. Especially for those teams with both pellet smokers and steam tables.

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

Registration Fee:

Team 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.

Registration Payment Due:

Team entry fees must be paid at the time of registration.

Site Utilities:

  • Power - provided by venue, but if you are dependent on power it is recommended to bring a backup source.
  • 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 Site Size:

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


Vintner's Village
357 Port Ave
Prosser, WA

Parking is in the back lot as prior years.


Prosser has several hotel options.

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