Inaugural BBQ SmokeDown
The Inaugural BBQ SmokeDown at Chicagoland Speedway will be a KCBS Master Series Competition with over 40 professional teams.
Fans will also enjoy appearances, demonstrations, samplings, book signings and Q and A's from some of the biggest names in BBQ.
BBQ stars will including Hall of Famers Myron Mixon, Dr. BBQ Ray Lampe, Chris Lilly and Famous Dave Anderson.
Pitmaster Dylan Lipe along with Best Selling Author and Founder of Amazingribs.com, Meathead Goldwyn and "Keeper of the Flame" Max Good.
In addition BBQ, tailgate and Food Network personalities Stretch Rumaner, Panini Pete and author and TV personality Beth Peterson will also be on hand for the festivities with Dane Neal of WGN radio.
Come Camp with us and you can attend free BBQ SmokeDown events, activities and meet BBQ stars and learn the tips and techniques of the masters, taste samples from Hall of Famers and see the first ever SmokeDown Champion be crowned.
FULL BBQ Smokedown Schedule
|Saturday, June 29|
||BBQ Breakfast ideas, Great tailgate grills with M Grills, Gorilla and More with Pitmaster Dylan Lipe
||Operation BBQ Relief, Stan Hays shares the "Always Serving Project" and the message and mission of OBR
||Hall of Famer Dr BBQ, Ray Lampe, Q and A , Talk and Demo, then Big Green Egg, Sampling|
||Famous Dave's Buck a Bone to support Operation Barbaque Relief
|12:00 PM||Hall of Famer Chris Lilly, Big Bob Gibson's Talk Demo, World Champion Pork Butt, then sampling|
|Hall of Famer Myron Mixon, Winningest Man in BBQ, with bestselling "BBQ & A" book talk followed by book signing, possible sampling|
||Ultimate Burger Battle - Kids BBQ Contest
||AmazingRibs.com - Tailgate Talk, Grill, Smoker and Kamado with Meathead Goldwyn and Max Good. Black Swan Sauce sampling|
||Chicago BBQ Scene Backyard BBQ and Competition Talk, with Steve Innarone and Sauce Giveaway
||Awards ceremony MC'd by Food Network Personalities and Messlords Chefs STRETCH of Grinders in KC and Panini Pete from Fairhope AL...Trophies designed and built by Speakeasy Customs and Classics|
|5:15PM||Presentation of Champions trophies before post-race concert|
*Times and events subject to change. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to stay up to speed on any changes!