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Rock N Brews BBQ

At The End Of The Road, your BBQ Adventure Begins

Join us at Camp Mack, a Guy Harvey Lodge, Marina & RV Resort for our Rock N Brews & BBQ on November 15 & 16th! The weekend will include FBA Sanctioned BBQ contest with both Pro’s, Backyard, and Kids Division, Craft Beer Tastings, and Music from local bands including Almost There on the Riverfront Stage from 7-11 pm on Saturday Evening, November 16. Admission is FREE! Tickets will be sold for the People’s Choice BBQ Tasting and the Craft Beer Tasting on the Riverfront on the day of the event.

Proceeds for the Festival will benefit Captains For Clean Waters to help keep protect the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes water quality. To find out more on their mission please visit

BBQ Pitmasters
BBQ Pitmasters

The Rock N Brews BBQ contest is your chance to win up to $10,000 in cash and prizes. This is an Florida BBQ Sanctioned event. We encourage pitmasters of all levels to join as it is an excellent opportunity to learn from the pros and enjoy a weekend with some of the top BBQ cooks and enthusiasts. Teams can compete in either the backyard or the pro division and must compete in all meat categories of chicken, pork ribs, pork shoulder, and beef brisket. Professional Cook Teams must compete in all 4 meat categories (chicken, ribs, pork shoulder, and beef brisket) to be eligible for the Grand or Reserve Champion. In addition, each pro team will be given a Pork Butt to prepare for the People’s Choice competition. The top pitmaster chosen by the people will receive bragging rights and a trophy as the People’s Champion.

All teams can enter our ancillary contests at an additional cost in categories at $25 per category: Kids BBQ Academy & Burger Cookoff, Gator Mack’s Sauce Competition, and a Camp Mack prized category of Nothin’ Butt Gator.

Team Entries

BBQ Team Entries
  • Pro Division : $300 includes your BBQ site and RV Pad with electric and water included.
  • Backyard Division : $150 includes your BBQ Site & RV Pad with electric and water included.
Fun Cue Entries
  • Kids BBQ Academy & Burger Cookoff : $25 Entry
  • Gator Mack’s Sauce Competition : $25 Entry
  • Nothing Butt Gator : $25 Entry, which includes Gator Meat provided to cooks.

Pre-Registration is required. All teams must provider their own equipment and supplies. Electricity and water will be provided. Contestants must adhere to all electrical, fire, city and resort codes and rules. Vendors are welcome!

Register Here!

Free Admission


BBQ Tastings / General Admission: It is Free for people to attend the Rock N Brews & BBQ Festival from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm on Saturday, November 16th. There will be ticket sales for people who would like to taste BBQ from competing teams for the People’s Choice Award. BBQ Tasting for the People’s Choice Award is Saturday from 11am – 3pm, which includes $10 / entry to judge the best BBQ Pork and receive a complimentary craft beer. The winning People’s Choice BBQ will receive a trophy and bragging rights of being a Camp Mack Pitmaster Legend! Come out and help us crown our People’s Choice Champion.


Sample all the local craft beers while chowing down on some of the Best BBQ you can find! Craft vendors include and available for tastings on Saturday from 11am – 5 pm at the Riverfront Stage. Tickets for the beer tasting will be $10.

BBQ Village

Sponsors and vendors will have tents at the Riverfront displaying everything from BBQ, Brews, & Outdoor Gear. Make sure you stop by and thank our wonderful sponsors!


The Camp Mack Concert Series continues November 16th when Almost There takes the Riverfront Stage from 7pm – 11pm following the BBQ Awards Ceremony. This is a family friendly event where you can enjoy music, corn hole, comradery and more! This is a FREE concert for all to enjoy. Music will be on the Riverfront Stage throughout the day.

Rock N Brews & BBQ Activity Schedule

Thursday, November 14, 2019
  • 3pm – 10 pm : Early Arrival for cook teams. Teams are unable to check-in after 10pm unless they coordinate directly with the Camp Mack office.
Friday, November 15, 2019
  • 12 pm – Meat Inspections will begin
  • 5 pm – FBA BBQ Cooks’ Meeting – handout turn-in boxes for all categories and pork butts for those doing People’s Choice.
Saturday, November 16, 2019
  • 8 am – FBA Judges Meeting at the Clubhouse
  • 10 am – People’s Choice Turn-in
  • 11 am – Open to Public for Craft Beer Tastings, BBQ Village, & People’s Choice Tent. Craft Beer Samples will be available at the Riverfront Stage with Sponsor Tents, Music and Games throughout the day. The People’s Choice Tent is$10 a ticket and includes tastings of pork shoulder from all the Pro Teams and a complimentary craft beer, Tent will close at 2pm.
  • 11 am – FBA Chicken Turn-in
  • 12 pm – FBA Ribs Turn-in
  • 1 pm – FBA Pork Turn-in
  • 1:30 pm – Kids BBQ Academy & Burger Cookoff
  • 2 pm – FBA Brisket Turn-in
  • 2:30 pm – 2:45 pm – Gator Mack’s Sauce Turn-in
  • 3:00 pm – 3:15 pm – Nothing Butt Gator Turn-in
  • 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm – Kids Que Turn-in
  • 5 pm – 6 pm – People’s Choice / Sauce / Kids Que / BBQ Awards
  • 7 pm – 11 pm – Almost There on the Riverfront Stage

BBQ Competition Awards

Awards will begin at 5pm with Cash and Prizes available

Pro Division
  • Grand Champion : $1,500
  • Reserve Champion : $1,000
  • 3rd – Overall : $700
  • 4th – Overall : $500
  • 5th – Overall : $300
  • 6-10 Overall will receive a trophy.
Each of the 4 Categories
  • 1st – $400
  • 2nd – $300
  • 3rd – $250
  • 4th – $150
  • 5th – $100
  • 6-10 Overall will receive a trophy


Camp Mack, a Guy Harvey Lodge, Marina & RV Resort sits in the heart of the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes, offering access to over 21,000 acres of world class bass fishing grounds, all surrounded by some of Florida’s most spell-binding great outdoors. BBQ Cook Teams and overnight guest can enjoy our amenities during their stay including: Swimming Pool, Outfitter Store, Gator Mack’s Sports Bar, Riverfront Stage, Food Shack, Kid Zone, Boat Rentals, Charter Fishing, Fire Pit, Marina, Bike Rentals, Kayak Rentals and more!

To book your accommodations please contact us at 863-696-1108. Book early as space is limited!