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The Dayton Barbecue Rodeo

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Returning on Saturday, April 27th, come join us for the fourth annual Dayton Barbecue Rodeo! It’s a competition. It’s a festival. It’s a concert from The Ragbirds and others. And most importantly, it’s a whole lot of delicious barbecue!

April 27th from 10am – 8pm at Yellow Cab Tavern, only $3 entry with kids 12 and under free

The Barbecue:
Serving full menus of ribs, chicken and so much more, we’ll be announcing 2019’s trucks and sauce vendors in the coming weeks – stay tuned! Interested in competing? We are still accepting trucks and you can apply here: https://daytonfun.wufoo.com/forms/qa4wiu20x9a1hu/

The Competitions:
As in year’s past, the Barbecue Rodeo feature’s Dayton’s pulled pork competition! Between 12pm and 2pm while supplies last, all attendees will receive samples of pulled pork from all participating trucks in a blind taste test. Then you get to to vote on who has the best pulled pork!

We’ll be continuing the amateur barbecue competition this year, where multiple teams of aspiring entrepreneurs and backyard BBQ enthusiasts will have their work evaluated by experienced judges. Teams will be judged in 2 categories , chicken, and ribs. there will be a bonus category this year, best side dish. You do not have to have a food license for the backyard competition. We are still accepting teams for the Amateur Competition and you can apply here: https://daytonfun.wufoo.com/forms/qjp9dhn0ernb0i/

The best bite challenge – 4pm. Each professional team will submit their best entree for judging.

The Music:
We’re excited to announce that The Ragbirds will be performing at the Barbecue Rodeo in 2019! A fusion of folk rock and pop hooks over danceable world rhythms stirred with a Celtic fiddler’s bow, The Ragbirds have been hailed as “Highly impressive!” by USA Today and touted as “Astounding international eclecticism” by Reveal Arts.

The full day’s music lineup will be confirmed in the coming months, so be sure to check back!

The Details:
The Dayton Barbecue Rodeo
April 27th from 10am – 8pm
The Yellow Cab
700 E. 4th St. Dayton OH 45402
$3 Entry, Kids under 12 free
Craft Beer Available

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April 27
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Old Yellow Cab
700 E 4th Street
Dayton, OH 45402 USA
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