Third Annual Grillin' Competition Champion to be Crowned on Sunday


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It's Grillin' Time in Grapevine at the 28th Annual Main Street Days
May 18, 19 and 20

Third Annual Grillin' Competition Champion to be Crowned on Sunday

GRAPEVINE, TEXAS (May 9, 2012) - Fire up the charcoal, grab those barbeque utensils and smell the savory flavors at the Grillin' Competition presented by BBQ Outfitters Southlake at Grapevine's 28th Annual Main Street Days May 18, 19 and 20. Six qualifying sessions will be held throughout Main Street Days, with the championship session on Sunday.
Teams can enter one of six sessions throughout the festival with the championship session taking place on Sunday. Each session features teams grilling chicken, pork and shrimp, which will be provided. The winner receives one Big Green Egg Grill which can be picked up after the championship on Sunday. Teams that make it to the finals on Sunday will grill pizza for the championship. The winner of the championship session on Sunday wins a $1,000 package from BBQ Outfitters Southlake. For registration and competition information, visit
Contestants must use the grills, meats and vegetables provided by the festival for the first 6 sessions. Contestants are allowed to bring their own sauces, spices, and/or rubs for flavoring. Contestants must provide three (3) portions for judging. Judging will be based on presentation, texture and taste.
The Grillin' Competition will take place on the festival grounds at the corner of W. Wall and Main Streets. Main Street Days attendees can watch all the action and the judging throughout the three day festival

The 28th Annual Main Street Days - A Pizza Experience opens Friday, May 18 at 10:00 a.m. and admission is free until 5 p.m. Festival hours are Friday, May 18 and Saturday, May 19, 10 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 20, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Admission is free Friday until 5 p.m. After 5 p.m. on Friday, adults are $7 and children 6 - 12 and seniors are $5. Weekend passes are $15 per person. Souvenir weekend passes are $20 per person. Free shuttles run continuously from designated parking lots. For more information about Grapevine or Main Street Days, call 800-457-6338 or visit