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Birdy's Barnyard BBQ Competition

Performer: Nick Rincon Friday Night- Beer Belly Idols Saturday
When: July 29 - 30, 2016
All Day


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The Blind Horse is bringing Sheboygan County's first ever KCBS (Kansas City BBQ Society) Sanctioned BBQ Competition to the area July 29 - 30. This is a BIG DEAL!  Have you ever watched Pitmasters on Destination America's TV Show? Well, not only will we have some of the top BBQ Masters in the country here, we will have a fabulous schedule of interactive food demonstrations, live music and of course fabulous smoked BBQ to eat! 

Teams will arrive the morning of July 29 and begin setting up for the competition on July 30. Spectators can observe how these teams balance between the four categories of meats they must prepare: chicken, ribs, pulled pork and brisket.  The overall winner of this competition will be entered into a drawing for a chance to compete in the Jack Daniels (the Super Bowl of ALL competitions) BBQ Competition in Tennessee. 

Friday Night July 29

  • Bourbon Bar
  • Live rock music
  • 7:00 PM Salmon cooking demo with Tim Schapp of Tim's Full Bellie Deli
  • 7:30 PM Chicken and dessert cooking demo with Mike Killey of Buckaroo BBQ
  • 8:00 PM Chicken wings cooking demo with Adam Schopp of Plastered Pork

Saturday July 30

  • Bloody mary bar
  • Live music all day and night
  • BBQ Competition hosted by Wisconsin Foodie's Kyle Cherek
  • Sample the BBQ from all the competing teams
  • Food trucks
  • Your favorite vendors, such as Touchstone crystals, Scentsy, Tupperware, and Thirty-One Gifts
  • Children's Section - bounce houses, face painting, The Blind Horses of Amazing Grace Sanctuary

Our friends with the Que the Smoke BBQ Team will be our BBQ vendor for the weekend. They have award winning food including 1st place pork and 10th overall at the 2015 Gold Ribbon Competition at Lambeau Field.

Q the Smoke

Save the weekend for this Blind Horse Signature Event. More information coming soon!

 Confirmed Teams:


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 Big E BBQ is new to the BBQ Competition circuit but there is no denying they are a strong contender!  Here is what their 2015 looked like- it's pretty impressive!

(3) Grand Championships
(1) Reserve Grand
(10) Top 10 overall finishes
(5) first place category wins
(37) top 10 category finishes

Buckaroo BBQ

Burnita BBQ




Plastered Pork BBQ

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Quau is one of a kind and we are so happy to have them join us this year! They were named the 2010 KCBS team of the year out of 7,000 teams. Additionally, they were the Grand Champion at the Jack Daniels 2010 World Championship BBQ Invitational.

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Tim's Full Belli Delli- Tim Schopp

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Last year Tim's Full Belli Deli was the number 1 ranked team in Wisconsin and 9th in the nation out of approx 20,000 teams. He also took 12th out of 24 in a California invitational competing against the top 24 cooks in the U.S.  Additionally, Tim took 1st at the Jim Beam competition in Kentucky and additionally won a spot in the Jack Daniels BBQ competition last year.