Competitors BBQ for Charity and Acclaim
AS SEEN ON TV AND HEARD ON WBAB. BBQ Pitmasters go for the Title! Smokin At the Maples: The 6th Annual NY State BBQ Championships will be held this August at the Maples Bar and Grill in Manorville, Long Island. This event is a benefit for the John Theissen Children's Foundation. Activities include grilling and BBQ demonstrations, live music, authentic BBQ and food vendors, a car show by the Eastern Long Island Cruisers, and the New York Islanders very own Sparky will be on hand for the kids bouncers and obstacle courses. There will also be raffles and a Chinese auction to benefit JTCF. All net proceeds from this event will be awarded to the John Theissen Childrens Foundation. A charity who tends to sick or under privileged children. This family friendly event is located just off exit 70 on the Long Island Expressway.
Among all the festivities, BBQ will teams fire up the pits for a grilling contest on Saturday, August 4th. The winners of this event will advance later that day to a challenge by one of Food Networks 'Top Chefs' in an Iron Chef Style Grilling Shootout for the title of Grand Champion and over $1500 in Cash and Prizes.
The NY State BBQ Championships will be held on August 5th as the teams compete for the right to represent NY State in prestigious national and invitational events and claim over $9000 in cash and prizes. The awards ceremony will be held on Sunday afternoon, as we crown a new NY State Champion.
There is a suggested $3.00 donation to the John Theissen Children's Foundation in lieu of an admission fee. A new toy can be brought down to be donated to JTCF as well as canned food donations to be accepted at the venue by the Grill Scouts, a competition BBQ team comprised of former Girl Scouts.
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Venue: The Maples, 10 Ryerson Avenue, Manorville, NY 11949-2404
Organizers: This event is being organized by the BBQ Brethren, the worlds largest association of BBQ and grilling enthusiasts. Headquartered in Nesconset, NY, members of the BBQ Brethren are actively involved in fundraising, charitable cooks and education throughout the year. Visit the Brethren's internet home at