Bayou BBQ Bash - "Morgan City Under the Bridge" - 2012

Bayou BBQ Bash, Sanctioned BBQ Competition

"Morgan City Under the Bridge" - Slated for July 13 & 14, 2012

Bayou BBQ Bash, “Morgan City Under the Bridge” will take place July 13-14, 2012 in downtown Morgan City on the corner of Second and Everett Streets.

This contest will be an International Barbeque Cookers Association's competition. IBCA’s purpose is to develop and encourage fair competitive barbeque cooking internationally, while giving competitive cookers the peace of mind when their product is placed in the judging area.

This will be a IBCA Sanctioned A State Championship BBQ Competition with the following food categories: pork spare ribs, brisket, and/or chicken (competitors must cook all three for Grand Champion prize). There will also be a Corporate Cooking Team Throw Down Business Cooking Team Challenge (Bragging Rights for the Best Corporate Company Cooking Team in St. Mary Parish). Teams are not allowed to cook with gas cookers. Competitors can begin cooking after their meats have been inspected. Cooks will start turning in their meats at 12 noon on Saturday, July 14th, and an award ceremony will take place at 4:30 pm.

Saturday, July 14th, there will be other events taking place throughout the day for everyone to enjoy, such as, a Car Show by Lirette Ford (8 am-3pm), Arts & Crafts Booths (9am-5pm), Quilters Guild Booth (9am-3pm), Coast Guard Auxiliary Boater Safety Booth, Live Music (12 noon), and a Kid's BBQ Competition (8am-11am). Children's Miracle Network Food Booth will be serving Brisket Sandwiches from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

This event is organized by the St. Mary Chamber of Commerce. For more information, sponsorship opportunities, or entry forms contact 985-384-3830. IBCA rules will apply and can be looked up at