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Skip & Cheryl at C & M Events, LLC. would like to thank your team and members who have supported for so many years, we are very sorry for having to cancel the 2014 event but it was something that was needed for us to bring you many more years of great competitions.  We hope to continue to be Arizona’s Largest and Best State BBQ Championship, and hopefully all of the West. This is just to let you know that Skip & Cheryl are continuing the tradition of a State BBQ Championship in Lake Havasu City, AZ. along with many other events throughout the U.S. and this and all of our events will continue with the same attention to the Teams, Judges and Overall Event as Always.

Proceeds from Lake Havasu Music, Brews and BBQ Championship will benefit:

  • Cooking 4 Kids & Hunger
  • Our Local Community Youth Programs
  • Our Local Food Kitchens & Senior Programs

Barbecue Competition

This competition will be a typical four (4) main meat competition, which will include Chicken, Ribs, Pork and Brisket.  Along with these categories we will also have these (4) four additional side categories of Chili, Anything Butt, BBQ Sauce(s) & Desserts.

Two separate People’s Choice Contests will be conducted, one on Friday showcasing "CHILI" as the star for the evening from 5 pm - 10 pm.  This will include our NEW Family Night Big Screen Outdoor Movie Night. Then Saturday we move on to the True Star of the event "BBQ", with public samples being from 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm.  Friday & Saturday’s contest have their own Prize Fund & Awards.  This year we have incorporated our "Team Level Sponsor", so should you need volunteers please let us know early and people from these Businesses will be glad to help.

We hope that you will in the tradition of many other Southwest barbeque competitions come join us for a good OLD FASHION “Wine & Cheese Party†Friday Afternoon at 2 pm, space to be announced later.

This Years Entry Fee is $325.00 which includes one 25' x 30' space only.  We are no longer available to supply FREE electric as the costs are just to high!


  • FREE ENTRY INTO 2016 Lake Havasu Music Brews & BBQ Championship
  • TWO (2) YODER Units Being Supplied To The GC & RGC
  • This year we will again pay all (4) main categories down through 10th place
  • This year we will still have Continued Entertainment
  • Two Separate Days of "Peoples Choice" Championships
  • All Side Categories are WTA, Less KCBS Fee

If you arrive on Thursday for Early Bird Loading we will begin loading teams starting at 8 a.m. and continue until 5:30 p.m., during check in you will receive your team goodie bags and team ID’s.