Get your bbq bibs ready!

The top West Coast BBQ teams will battle for the California State Championship title and $10,000 in cash prizes this Saturday, March 10, at Santa Anita Race track.

The competition is unique in it is one of only two sanctioned barbecue contests scheduled within L.A. County this year. Usually you have to drive out of state or just out of the county, to experience bbq competition like this. 

Get your wet napkins and bibs ready to taste and vote for your favorite bbq to win “People’s Choice,” with the purchase of $10 script per vote. One script is worth $1 and each bbq vendor determines their own prices.

Face painting, jumpers, games and more will entertain the kids while live music by Steel Rod will entertain everyone.

The competition will take place in the infield during the races. Gates open at 10:30 a.m. and racing beings at 12:30 p.m. The BBQ competition is free with $5 admission to the track.


Santa Anita Park is located at 285 W. Huntington Dr.Arcadia. For more information, visit the Santa Anita Park website.