Please accept this invitation from all your FBA Brethern to come and join us for a weekend of BBQ Fun. Jimmy / Rub / Kevin / Bubba / Jim / Kenny
The FBA Funcook is held this year on Labor Day weekend in Lake Wales, FL.
Aug 29th – Aug 31st 2008
My name is Jimmy Brod and I am on the Board of Directors for the FBA and also one of the organizers for the Fun Cook at Camp Mack.
The Funcook is an introduction to the FBA for new BBQ cooks and a Social event for seasoned FBA cooks.
The FBA has its annual meeting every year in conjunction with a Funcook designed to introduce people to the fun of competition BBQ and the benefits of The Florida BBQ Association to all BBQ enthusiast.
You do not have to be a member to participate however I urge you to join via our web site.
The membership is $35.00 a year and includes a subscription to the National BBQ News.
A cook team consists of a head cook and as many helpers he or she wishes to have.
The entry cost is $25.00 per category and you can enter each category as many times as you wish.
Prizes in each category will be awarded but you must enter all four categories to be eligible for grand or reserve grand prize overall. For example to enter all four categories the cost would be $100.00.
Reservations for a campsite are separate and should be made with the nice people at Camp Mack http://www.campmack.com/
The contest will take place on Sunday and most cooks will begin preparing their meat the day before and start cooking on Saturday PM.
The meat gets turned into the judges on Sunday (Chicken 11:00, Pork Ribs 12:00, Pork 1:00, Brisket 2:00)
All FBA contest rules apply and can be reviewed on the FBA web site. http://www.flbbq.org/fba_rules.htm
Most teams will arrive and get checked in on Friday August 29th in the afternoon.
On Saturday a cook team seminar is scheduled for new teams as well as several other events a pot luck dinner and a mandatory cook team meeting at 5:00 PM.
If you have any detailed questions please feel free to call or e-mail me:
863-381-1530 cell / firstname.lastname@example.org