Colorado BBQ Challenge – Frisco

2015 marks 22 years of the Colorado BBQ Challenge in Frisco. This yummy event is the perfect way to treat dad over the Father’s Day weekend and enjoy all things BBQ. The event kicks off on Thursday, June 19, with an evening of live music. The BBQ Challenge will run from Friday, June 20, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 21, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Approximately 70 BBQ’ers will compete for a variety of awards. Teams compete in a wide range of categories including pork, ribs, chicken, brisket, anything goes, barbecue sauce, side dish, salsa and dessert. Each team competes for the coveted Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion titles.


BBQ Full Schedule of Events:

Thursday, June 18, 2015

8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
BBQ Challenge Kick Off Concert with Marcia Ball
Music Stage (Madison & Main)

Friday, June 19, 2015

11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

BBQ Challenge Open to the Public

12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Pig Races (4th and Main)
Races at 12 p.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m.

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Stop Light Observation

Music Stage (Madison & Main)

3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Bacon Burner 6k

Registration and Packet Pick up

Frisco Town Hall (1st & Main)

3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

MaMa Magnolia

Music Stage (Madison & Main)

6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Breckenridge Distillery’s Rub it, Smoke it,

Sip it Whiskey Tour – SOLD OUT

Reservations required
Frisco Historic Park Log Chapel

6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Pato Banton and the Now Generation

Music Stage (Madison & Main)

Saturday, June 20, 2015

9:30 a.m.

Bacon Burner 6k

Frisco Bay Marina

10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

BBQ Challenge Open to the Public

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Pig Races (4th and Main)

Races at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m.

10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Beau Thomas

Music Stage (Madison & Main)

11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Inaugural Viking Firefighter Cook-Off

Frisco Historic Park

12:30 p.m. to 3:15p.m.

Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line Music Stage (Madison & Main)

4:00 p.m.

BBQ Awards Ceremony

Viking Kitchen (2nd & Main)

4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

The Samples

Music Stage (Madison & Main)

You don’t want to miss out on getting your own plate of this BBQ!  Other BBQ favorites include Chef Demonstrations presented on the Viking Stage; Pig Races; a Whiskey Tour (advance registration required); and a variety of musical entertainment. This is a no pet event. For more details about the Colorado Barbeque Challenge, visit or call 1-800-424-1554.

~MTN Town Magazine

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