2023 Southern Sunshine BBQ Fest

Entry Deadline: January 12, 2023
Categories: BBQ Competitions
2023 Southern Sunshine BBQ Fest
Venue / Location

Lake Wailes Park
205 N 5th Street
Lake Wales, FL 33853

General Information

Competition – January 13-14, 2023

This is a State Championship.

Welcome to the team registration for the Southern Sunshine BBQ Fest! Join us as we honor Katie (KT) of the KT Sunshine Foundation and celebrate the art of outdoor cooking in Lake Wales, Florida! We have a 2 day celebration planned and the Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned BBQ contest is a part of it on January 13 & 14, 2023!

Event Timeline
Thursday, January 12, 2023
After 12:00PM – Teams and Food Vendors may load in
Friday, January 13, 2023
5:00PM – BBQ Cooks Meeting
Saturday, January 14, 2023
12:00PM – Chicken turn in
12:30PM – Ribs turn in
1:00PM – Pork turn in
1:30PM – Brisket turn in
5:00PM – BBQ Award Ceremony

Prizes / Awards / Medals / Ribbons

Prize Money – $10,000.00