Lewisburg Rotary Club BBQ Cook Off Presentation by Glowelewisburgtn


									Sponsorship Opportunities
Title Sponsors $5000 or more 1. Special Recognition at Festival - A sign with a list of all sponsors categorized by donation will be displayed by the BBQ Tent. 2. Advertisement on Rotary Web Site, Display Booth, Radio, TV, and publications. Gold Sponsors $1000 - $4999 1. Special Recognition at Festival - A sign with a list of all sponsors categorized by donation will be displayed by the BBQ Tent. 2. Logo/Advertisement on Rotary Web Site. Silver Sponsors $500 - $999 1. Special Recognition at Festival - A sign with a list of all sponsors categorized by donation will be displayed by the BBQ Tent.

Cookers and Sponsors Welcome to the 2nd Annual Lewisburg Rotary Club Barbecue Cook Off
The City of Lewisburg’s 6th annual “Goats, Music and More Festival” will be held Friday, October 10 and Saturday, October 11, 2008 at Rock Creek Park in Lewisburg, Tennessee. In conjunction with the festival, the Lewisburg Rotary Club will host its 2 nd Annual Bar-B-Cue Cook Off where backyard grillers and saucers will compete for prizes. The Goats, Music and More Festival honors Marshall County’s famous native fainting goats, as well as Boer goats. Other Events include children activities, arts and craft booths, food, and musical entertainment featuring a headliner at 7 p.m. on Saturday night. In the past Ronnie Milsap, John Anderson, T.G. Shepherd and Percy Sledge have entertained the 12,000 to 15,000 Goats, Music and More fans. All events, including musical concerts, are FREE to the public. The Lewisburg Rotary Club invites you to bring your Bar-B-Cue team, your best sauce and grill the competition in one of four categories –Chicken, Pork Ribs, Pork and Brisket (Beef). The Grand Prize Winner will receive $1,000 with a Reserve Champion Prize of $500. Cash prizes will also be awarded for each category with First Place Winners receiving $300. The Lewisburg Rotary Club also invites you to become a sponsor for the Bar-B-Cue Cook Off to show your support for what is sure to become a special annual feature of the Goats, Music and More Festival. The Lewisburg Rotary Club offers a variety of sponsor packages to fit your needs and will be happy to sit down and structure a sponsor package specifically for you. Your every need as a sponsor will be given the highest attention to detail. The Lewisburg Rotary Club is dedicated to giving our sponsors the greatest visibility and recognition. Please help us to help our community, be a sponsor today! If you have any questions please feel free to contact Lewisburg Rotary Club President Jeff Jordan at 931.703.8243, drjjordan@bellsouth.net or Bar-B-Cue Cook Off Chairman Richard Finley at 931.224.9169, whitelowe@bellsouth.net Lewisburg is forty-eight miles south of Nashville, Tennessee, and fifty-two miles north of Huntsville, Alabama along I-65. For more specific directions and a complete schedule of events, please call 1.866.96.GOATS or visit http://www.goatsmusicandmore.com. For information concerning lodging, contact the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce at 931.359.3863 or http://www.marshallchamber.org. For more information about Tennessee products, farms, farmers markets and crop festivals, visit the TDA Web site at http://www.picktnproducts.org. For more information on other Tennessee festivals visit www.TNvacation.com or call 1.800.GO.2.TENN

The Lewisburg Rotary Club uses all proceeds raised from the BBQ Contest to support local and international charities such as: 1. World Wide Polio Eradication 2. Honduras Water Project 3. Local Academic Scholarships 4. Many other local school activities such as Imagination Library Marshall Education Foundation HS Band and Chorus

Your contributions are tax deductible as our organization is registered as a not-for-profit 501 C-3 entity.

Make Checks Payable Lewisburg Rotary Club Entry Fee and Form to: White-Lowe Cleaners % Richard Finley 617 W. Commerce St. Lewisburg, TN 37091 For more Information, Contact Richard Finley 931-224-9169 Fax 931-359-3433 Email: whitelowe@bellsouth.net

KCBS Rules & Regulations Apply A copy of these will be mailed to you with your packet or can be found online at www.kcbs.us
ACCEPTANCE Deadline for Entry is Sept. 20, 2008 or until available contestant spaces are filled Letters of acceptance and packets will be mailed prior to the week of the contest


Registration and set-up will be Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008 ALL CONTESTANTS must be registered and set-up by Friday, Oct. 10, 2008 at 4 p.m. For questions or arrangements contact 931-224-9169 or email whitelowe@bellsouth.net

Lewisburg Rotary Club BBQ Cook-Off TN State Championship Judges Application KCBS Sanctioned
Lewisburg TN 37091 Oct. 10 & 11, 2008
6th Annual Goats, Music and More Festival Oct. 10 & 11, 2008 at Rock Creek Park Lewisburg, TN

Name:__________________. Address:_____________ . City:__________________ State:_________ .Zip:__________ . Phone: _______________ Cell:__________ . KCBS Certified BBQ Judge #: _________ Are you a current KCBS Member? KCBS Membership #: (Your KCBS membership must be up to date to be considered) Are you a Master Judge? Yes No Are you a Certified Table Captain? Yes No How many KCBS Contests have you judged in. Are you willing to Table Captain? Yes No
Arrival Date: Please let me know if you will be attending the Friday Night Dinner. Yes No Number attending ______ Please copy and paste this application, fill it out, then send back ASAP.

Or Mail to: White- Lowe Cleaners
617 W.Commerce Lewisburg,Tennessee 37091

We will notify you if you are selected as a Judge for our contest. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST. Sept. 15, 2008 DEADLINE Please visit our Website: http://www.rotaryoflewisburg.org

Lewisburg Rotary Club Barbecue Cook Off 2008 Rules and Regulations
1. The decision and interpretations of the KCBS Rules and Regulations are at the discretion of the KCBS Contest Representative s at the contest. Their decisions and interpretations are final. 2. Each team shall consist of a chief cook and as many assistants as the chief cook deems necessary. A team shall not compete in more than one contest under the same team name, on the same date 3. Each team will be assigned a cooking space. Pits, cookers, props, trailers, motor homes, vehicles, tents or any other equipment (including generators) shall not exceed the boundaries of the team’s assigned cooking space. All seasoning and cooking of product shall be done within the assigned cooking space. Teams shall not share an assigned cooking space or cooking device. 4. Contestants shall provide all needed equipment, supplies and electricity, except as arranged for in advance. Contestants must adhere to all electrical, fire and other codes. A fire extinguisher shall be near all cooking devices. 5. Fires shall be of wood, wood pellets or charcoal. Gas and electric grills shall not be permitted. Propane is permitted as fire starter, provided that the competition meat is not in/on the cooking device. Electrical accessories such as spits, augers, or forced draft are permitted. No open pits or holes are permitted, except at the election of the contest organizer. Fires shall not be built on the ground. 6. Parboiling and/or deep-frying competition meat is not allowed. 7. The Three Meat Categories: CHICKEN: Chicken includes Cornish Game Hen and Kosher Chicken. PORK RIBS: Ribs shall include the bone. Country style ribs are prohibited. GOAT: Goat meat for the competition will be provided. 8. All competition meats shall be inspected by the Official Meat Inspector during the times established by the contest organizer but not prior to the day before judging. Once the competition meat has been inspected, it shall not leave the contest site. Cooking shall not begin until the competition meat has been inspected by the Official Meat Inspector. All competition meat shall start out raw. No pre-seasoned meat is allowed other than manufacturer enhanced or injected products, as shown on label (EXCLUDING (but not limited to): teriyaki, lemon pepper or butter injected). When the contest organizer supplies the meat, the contestant is not required to enter only that meat. (Competition meat not meeting these qualifications shall be disqualified; given a one (1) in all criteria by all six judges) 9. Garnish is optional. If used, it is limited to chopped, sliced, shredded or whole leaves of fresh green lettuce, curly parsley, flat leaf parsley and/or cilantro. Kale, endive, red tipped lettuce, lettuce cores and other vegetation are prohibited. (Improper garnish shall receive a score of one (1) on Appearance) 10. Sauce is optional. If used, it shall be applied directly to the meat and not be pooled or puddled in the container. No side sauce containers will be permitted in the turn-in container. Chunky sauce will be allowed. Chunks are to be no larger than a fine dice. (Sauce violations shall receive a score of one (1) on Appearance.). 11. Entries will be submitted in an approved KCBS numbered container, provided by the contest organizer. The number must be o n top of the container at turn-in. The container shall not be marked in anyway so as to make the container unique or identifiable. Aluminum foil, toothpicks, skewers, foreign material, and/or stuffing is prohibited in the container. (Marked entries will receive a one (1) in all criteria from all Judges). 12. Each contestant must submit at least six (6) separated and identifiable (visible) portions of meat in a container. Chicken, pork and brisket may be submitted chopped, pulled, sliced, or diced as the cook sees fit, as long as there is enough for six (6) judges. Ribs shall be turned in bone-in. Judges may not cut, slice, or shake apart to separate pieces. (If there is not enough meat for each judge to sample, the shorted judge(s) will score a one (1) on all criteria, and the judges having samples will change the Appearance score to one (1).) 13. Meat shall not be sculptured, branded or presented in a way to make it identifiable. Rosettes of meat slices are not allowed. (Violations of this rule will be scored a one (1) on all criteria by all six judges.) 14. Turn-in times will be announced at the Cooks Meeting. An entry will be judged only at the time established by the contest organizer. The allowable turn-in time will be five (5) minutes before to five (5) minutes after the posted time with no tolerance. Late entries will not be accepted. Judging typically starts at Noon on Saturday, but could vary at any contest. Turn in Times for Barbecue Cookoff and People’s Choice Award are as Follows: Sat., October 11, 2008 11:30 a.m. – People’s Choice Award Goat Samples 12 p.m. – Barbecue Cookoff Chicken 1 p.m. – Barbecue Cookoff Ribs 1:30 p.m. – Barbecue Cookoff Goat

Rules and Regulations Continued
15. The following cleanliness and safety rules will apply: A. No use of any tobacco products while handling meat. B. Cleanliness of the cook, assistant cooks, cooking device(s) and the team’s assigned cooking space is required. C. Shirt and shoes are required to be worn. D. Sanitizing of work area should be implemented with the use of a bleach/water rinse (one cap/gallon of water). Each contestant will provide a separate container for washing, rinsing and sanitizing of utensils. E. First aid is not required to be provided by the contest, except at the election of the contest organizer. F. Prior to cooking, meat must be maintained at 40 degrees or less, packed in ice G. After cooking, all meat: (a) Must be held at 140 degrees or above, --or— (b) Cooked potentially hazardous food shall be cooled: (1) Within 2 hours from 140 degrees F to 70 degrees F and (2) Within 4 hours from 70 degrees F to 41 degrees F or less (3) Potentially hazardous food (meat) that is cooked, properly cooled, and later reheated for hot holding and serving shall be reheated so that all parts of the food reach a temperature of at least 165 degrees F for a minimum of 15 seconds. 16. It is the responsibility of the contestant to see that the team’s assigned cooking space is clean and orderly following the contest. All fires must be put out, pits filled (if allowed by contest organizer), and all equipment removed from site. It is imperative that clean-up be thorough. Any team’s assigned cooking space left in disarray or with loose trash, other than at trash containers, may disqualify the team from future participation at KCBS sanctioned events. 17. There will be no refund of entry fees for any reason, except at the election of the contest organizer.

For more information Contact Richard Finley 931-224-9169 Email whitelowe@bellsouth.net www.rotaryoflewisburg.org www.kcbs.us

2nd Annual Lewisburg Rotary Club Bar B Q Cook-Off Lewisburg Goats Music and More Festival October 10th & 11th, 2008

Welcome Contestants to the Lewisburg Rotary Club Barbecue Cook Off Sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society

Sponsored by

Dear Contestant: It is our pleasure that you will be joining us as a contestant in the Lewisburg Rotary Club Bar B Q Cook-off. We will have approximately 10 teams competing. Please verify your entry. It is only necessary to contact us if there is a discrepancy with your entry.

We look forward to seeing you at our Inaugural Bar B Q Contest.




Work Area: 20’ x 30’. All equipment must fit into this space. More parking will be available.
People’ Choice Award _____ A second goat quarter will be given to you.

Vendor _____ Total Entry/Site Fee _____ Entry Fee $100.00 People’s Choice Award $20.00

Lewisburg Rotary Club PO Box 1275 Lewisburg, TN 37091
Richard Finley (931) 224-9169 www.rotaryoflewisburg.org

Meat Inspection Friday, October 10, 2008 Beginning at 8:00 am
Cook Meeting Friday, October 10, 2008 4:00 pm Dinner for Cookers, Judges, and Sponsors Friday, October 10, 2008 5:00 pm

Judges Meeting Saturday, October 11, 2008 10:00 am

Turn in Times Saturday, October 11

11:30 am 12:00 pm 12:30 am 1:00 pm 2:30 pm

Chicken Ribs People’s Choice Goat Meat Goat Awards Announcement

Local Accommodations Celebration Inn 1234 Nashville Hwy Lewisburg, TN 37091 931-359-7490

Richland Inn 723 East Commerce Street Lewisburg, TN 37091 931-359-1800

Walking Horse Lodge 255 North Ellington Parkway Lewisburg, TN 37091 931-359-4005 For more Information Marshall County Chamber of Commerce www.marshallchamber.org 931-359-3863

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