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Old 04-02-2005, 07:38 AM   #2
somebody shut me the fark up.
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Join Date: 08-13-03
Location: Clearwater, FL

You have to read the application - $50 is about right for the amateur/backyard division.

Most pro division entries are $50-75 per meat and/or $200-300 single fee and you cook what you want - in the pro division you must cook all four meats to qualify for Grand or Reserve honors.

Depending on the contest the backyard division often only does chicken and ribs - occassionally you'll see all four meats offered but not often.

Also, backyard competitor does NOT compete head-to-head with the pros. There is a seperate table judging the backyard entries (at least at the contests I've been involved with). You'll be scored seperately but will recieve a score sheet showing how you did.

I'm sure others will jump in - the Lakeland event is about the biggest KCBS gig in Florida.
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