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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 captainsforcleanwaters.org

BBQ Pitmasters
BBQ Pitmasters

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!

Ticket Sales

General Admission

General Admission is free to people who attend the festival from 11:00 am – 11:00 pm on Saturday November 16th. People can purchase food from our BBQ Vendors during the day or wristbands for our Craft Beer Tasting or for our People’s Choice Award where teams will submit their Pork Butt’s We will have live music and a free concert from Almost There from 7:00pm to 11:00 pm

BBQ - People’s Choice BBQ Tasting

Tickets are available online or at the event for the People’s Choice BBQ Tasting. Come taste our Pitmasters Pork Butt and help us crown the winner as Camp Mack’s People’s Choice Winner. Tickets are $15. If you order ahead of time please bring your confirmation to the event to receive your wristband for the People’s Choice Tasting. Space is limited!

BBQ Team Listing

  • PARROTTHEAD PORKERS
  • EVANS RANCH BBQ
  • HOT WACHULA’S
  • TINY LOKZ BBQ
  • YERFDOGS BBQ
  • SWAMP BOYS BBQ
  • DONE RIGHT SMOKIN’
  • SMOKING PINK BBQ
  • SWINOS
  • PIG IN PIG OUT
  • WOODHOUSE GRILL
  • WHISKEY CHURCH BBQ
  • SMOKING J’S BBQ
  • DOUBLE J’S BBQ
  • KEEPIN IT SMOKIN
  • LAFAMIGLIA BBQ
  • K & E’S LITTLE SMOKER’S
  • JURASSIC BARK BBQ
  • SMOKE MEAT EVERYDAY
  • GOING YARD BBQ
  • EVANS RANCH BBQ
  • SMOKIN BUTTS BBQ MAFIA
  • DOUBLE BARREL SMOKERS
  • COOTERS N’ SMOKE
Brews - Craft Beer Tasting

Sample 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 $15. If you are order ahead of time please bring your confirmation to the event to receive your wristband for the Craft Beer Tasting. Space is limited!

Craft Beer Tasting

  • GATOR LAGER
  • BEACH ME UP GRAPEFRUIT SHANDY
  • POLAR PILSNER
  • FLOATIN’ ON A RIVER
  • STRAWBERRY SKY
  • COLORADO CORE
  • MICHELOB PRICKLY PEAR
  • PATAGONIA PILSNER
  • TBBC DOUBLE COAST LAGER
  • TBBC REEF DONKEY
  • WICKED WEED PERNICIOUS
  • BLUE POINT TOASTED LAGER
  • BLUE POINT ROCKET FOOL
  • BUDWEISER BLACK
  • STELLA MIDNIGHT
  • ELYSIAN SPACE DUST
  • GOOSE NEXT COAST
  • SWEETWATER GUIDE BEER
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!

Rock

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 $15 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 : $1,000 + Trophy
  • Reserve Champion : $625 + Trophy
  • 3rd – Overall : $500 + Trophy
  • 4th – Overall : $250 + Trophy
  • 5th – Overall : $125 + Trophy
  • 6-10 will receive Medals.
Each of the 4 Categories
  • 1st – $200 + Medals
  • 2nd – $150 + Medals
  • 3rd – $100 + Trophy
  • 4-10 will receive Medals.

Sponsors

Weikert Ford
Hoppy's Marine
Smithbilt
Florida Brewery
McKIBBEN Powersport
Bernie Little Distributors
Herc Rentals
Imperial Roofing
Brewers

Accommodations

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!