3rd Annual Columbia City BBQ Contest

While digging around for the Heritage Parade details, I came across the info for the 3rd Annual Columbia City BBQ contest being held at the Royal Room on the same day as the parade, Saturday 8/16. Registration info can be found here. Here are the details:



brown-sugar-bourbon-sauce-ftr3rd Annual Rainier Valley BBQ Contest

Saturday August 16 2014

Prizes awarded for:

  • Best pork ribs (baby back)
  • Best pork shoulder (“pulled pork”)
  • Best chicken thighs
  • Best “anything goes” entry

This is an amateur event (no big rigs!). Wood or charcoal smokers only, no gas/electric smokers. Please bring lawn chairs, water, sanitation, and a trash container. Electricity available. You can drop off gear but parking 1-2 blocks away.

Detailed rules will be emailed to you after you register. If you have any questions, please contact tia@theroyalroomseattle.com.


  • BBQ Team check-in is between 6-8 am
  • Chicken turn-in at 12:00 pm
  • Ribs turn-in at 1 pm
  • Pork shoulder turn-in at 2:00 pm
  • Special prize category turn-in at 2:30 pm
  • Awards at 3:00 pm

Sponsed By 

The Royal Room http://theroyalroomseattle.com/

Seattle Brisket Experience http://join.seattlebrisketexperience.com


Rainier Valley Heritage Parade and Summer Streets Party

A Seafair Sanctioned Event (www.seattle.gov/summerstreets)

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