17th Annual Rib BurnOff Features Chilly Willy Band
The Kiwanis Club of Hilton Head Island announced today that the 17th Annual Rib Burnoff and Barbecue Fest which will be held at The Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, from 12:00 Noon to 4:00 PM, Saturday, May 18, 2013, rain or shine, will feature the local Chilly Willy Band, which played at the first Rib BurnOff.
The Club expects nearly 20 cooks to be competing and has commitments from professionals: One Hot Mama’s(as seen on the Food Channel), Smokehouse, Tavern 46(Montana’s), Bomboras Grille, Choo Choo BBQ Express, Coastal Carolina Catering.B-Town Pizza, and Sea Eagle Market. Amateurs include Hogs in Heat, Rib King, Motley Que, Elgie Stover Group, and Fire Iron MC Station. Cooks in both categories will be competing for a total of 20 awards. In this year’s blind judging certifiedSouth Carolina barbecue judges will direct the other judges on appropriate tasting methods as the pros and amateurs go head to head for the first time. As usual, ticket holders will vote for the popular vote winners.
Ticket prices for this year’s event will be the same as 2012, $12 in advance and $15 at the door, children under 12 are free. This year, each ticket will include 7 samples of either barbecue or ribs. Advance purchase of tickets can be made at Burke’s Pharmacy-Main Street, Coastal Discovery Museum, User Friendly-29-F Hunter Road, Bluffton Pharmacy-167-B Bluffton Road, Reilley’s Grill&Bar(South) and Honey Baked Ham Company(Kittie’s Crossing, Bluffton) or any Kiwanis member. Beer, wine, soda, hot dogs and ice cream will also be available for purchase. There will be a limited number of corporate sponsorships available which will include 20 tickets to the event. In addition, advance tickets will be sold at several local businesses at the reduced price.
Children’s activities, including a water slide(if weather is appropriate), will be available in a confined area. Beer, wine, soda, hot dogs and ice cream will also be available for purchase. There are a limited number of corporate sponsorships available which will include 20 tickets to the event.
For more information: Colin Carrigan 689-6070, email@example.com, Mike Stauffer MICHAELSTAUFFER61@yahoo.com, or for participation as a cook contact Tom McHale at 671-5982 or GvTjmchale@aol.com . We look forward to seeing you in May.
ALL NET PROCEEDS GO TO LOCAL CHILDREN’S CHARITIES