Rules & Regulations
This is an Iowa BBQ Society Sanctioned event. IBS rules will be enforced.
Wavier of Liability
I agree to abide by the rules, regulations, and any rules, laws, and guidelines established by the Friendship Center, IBS, and Polk County Health Department.
As consideration for accepting this entry, I, the undersigned, intending to be legally bound, hereby, for me, my heirs, executors, and administrators, do hereby release and forever discharge the Friendship Center, its agents, and employees from any rights and claims for damages I may have against the Friendship Center, its agents and employees for any injures suffered by me in this event. I further agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Friendship Center and its agents and employees from all claims for personal injury or property damage caused by my negligence.
Further, I hereby grant full permission to the Friendship Center or agents authorized by them to use any photographs, videos, recordings, or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose.
I understand that a limited number of teams can participate in this event. I understand that sending this application and payment does not guarantee my or my team’s entry into this event. If your entry is not accepted, your entry fee will be refunded within 30 days of this decision.
Smoke the Competition BBQ Contest 2023
BBQ Team Registration Form
Make Check payable to Friendship Center
Return To Joe Quick, Friendship Center, PO Box 41188, Des Moines, IA 50311
Contest Saturday, July 29, 2023, held at the Friendship Center located at 1526 MLK Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, Iowa 50314.
Meat Categories-Chicken and Ribs, the payout for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd overall.
BBQ Contest-$80 per team.
The space size is 10’ by 10’. All equipment must be within your space. Trash must be collected—a fundraising event for MLK Community Center.
Prize money totals at least $700.
Payment must be included with registration. Cash or Check, and No walkups allowed.
$80 Per Team
Please Acknowledge and Check all that apply
___ I have enclosed my check or cash
___ I agree to abide by the rules and regulations set forth.
___ I have read, understand and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions listed in the waiver of liability.
___ Registration includes 10’ x 10’ space.
___ I understand my equipment, vehicles, tents, etc., must be inside my space.
___ Registration fees are non-refundable after July 1, 2023.
By signing this agreement, I understand all the rules and regulations associated with the Smoke the Competition BBQ Contest and agree to abide by all the above rules. All decisions of the BBQ Official are final.