Bulls Eye Canadian National BBQ Championships

Bull's-Eye Canadian National BBQ Championships

Dustys BBQ Championship 1

BBQ lover's rejoice it's that time of the year again! The 2013 Bull's-Eye Canadian National BBQ Championships are set to take place this August 2-4.

As always Dusty's Bar & Grill will be the host site for the BBQ competition located in Whistler's Creekside Village. As the official accomodations sponsor for the event Lodgings Ovations has conviently broken down the event day by day. Read up below on all of this year's can't miss events below.

Friday, August 2

The festivities kick off on Friday night with the all new event Whole Lotta Ribs featuring Whole Lotta Led. For only $20 you can get in on the all you can eat ribs dinner with all the fixins. You're dinner ticket also grants you access to see Led Zeppelin cover band Whole Lotta Led rock out the Dusty's music stage.

Whole Lotta Ribs | Cost: $20 | 6:30PM - 8PM

All you can eat ribs dinner with all the fixins, ticket includes entry into Whole Lotta Led concert.

Whole Lotta Led | Cost: $15 (if you don't buy dinner ticket) | 9PM till late

Led Zeppelin cover band Whole Lotta Led rock out the Dusty's music stage. If you bought a dinner ticket earlier in the night this includes entry into Dusty's if not the concert cost's $15 to get in.

Saturday, August 3

Dustys BBQ Championship 2

Saturday marks the first official day of the BBQ competition. Join us from 1PM to 5PM and you can watch as professional BBQ's battle it out in a burger, chili and king of the grill contest. Samples will be available throughout the competition while supplies last. Entry into the BBQ grounds is by donation.

BBQ Food Samples | Entry by donation | 11AM - 4PM

Taste samples from the BBQ competitions from 11AM to 4PM. Entry into the BBQ competition grounds is by donation with profits going towards the Playground Builders.

Family Entertainment | FREE to watch | 12PM - 3PM

Check out the main stage at Dusty's for FREE children's entertainment between 12PM & 3PM.

Ruckus Delux | FREE to watch | 2:30PM - 5:30PM

There will be live music going on throughout the day. Check out FREE performances from several different artists during the BBQ competitions.

BBQ Competitions | FREE to watch | 1PM - 5PM

Three different BBQ contests are set to take place on Saturday. Patrons are welcomed to come watch for FREE as these BBQ pro's grill up their best concoctions. Join us from 11AM to 4PM to take part in the BBQ sampling portion of the event.

  • 1PM - 12th Annual Backyard Burger Championships presented by Bull's Eye BBQ Sauce. The winner of the event get's the distinguished honour of being featured on the Dusty's BBQ Menu for the year will pocket $500 cash and a brand new Weber BBQ.
  • 2PM - CASI Canadian International Chili Championships. Time to bust out your best chili concoction to impress the masses.
  • 3PM - Budweiser King of the Grill. It's time to show off you're complete set of grilling and cooking skills. Contestants must create a dish with at least 6 food items including at least one grilled or smoked item cooked on site which consists of a meat or vegetable or combination of both. The winner of this event gets $500 cash and brand new Weber BBQ.

Bottomless BBQ Buffet | Cost: $30 | 6:30PM - 8:30PM

After the BBQ competitions end join us for a all you can eat BBQ dinner featuring suckling pig, BBQ chicken and all the fixins.

  • Fire-roasted suckling pig, shredded and served with an array of dips and rolls
  • Dusty's famous smoked brisket, carved to order
  • Kansas city style smoked chicken
  • Fresh corn on the cob with ancho chili and garlic butter
  • Maple bacon baked beans
  • Roasted golden Pemberton potatoes
  • Southwestern pasta salad
  • Garden salad with a variety of dressings
  • Fresh cut watermelon
  • An assortment of dessert squares

Acoustic Set from FOMO | FREE  to watch| 10:15 till late

Wrap up the night with a FREE performance from musical act FOMO. The band will be playing on the Dusty's Bar & Grill music stage.

Sunday, August 4

Dustys BBQ Championship 3

Join us for the final day of BBQ competitions on Sunday. Professional grillers from all over North America will compete in the main event with the winner being awarded the top prize based on a cumilative score over 4 BBQ events; pork butt, beef brisket, chicken & ribs. The winner of the main event will recieve $1500 cash, $2000 worth of BBQ goodies, a 4 day trip to Whistler, and an invitation to the Jack Daniels Invitational, and the World Barbecue Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada.

$1 Pancake Breakfast | Cost: $1 | 8AM - 10AM

The name says it all join us for a $1 pancake breakfast on Sunday morning. All proceeds from the breakfast go towards the Whistler Rotary Club.

BBQ Food Samples | Entry by donation | 11AM - 4PM

Come and taste samples from the BBQ competitions. Entry into the BBQ competition grounds is by donation with profits going towards the Playground Builders.

Family Entertainment | FREE to watch | 12PM - 3PM

Check out the main stage at Dusty's for FREE children's entertainment between 12PM & 3PM.

Guitar Doug | FREE to watch | 1PM - 3PM

Check out a FREE performance from Guitar Doug from 1PM till 3PM.

Ravenswood Cork & Pork | FREE to watch | 11:30PM

Competitors in this event must balance the perfect ability to match BBQ pig and Ravenswood's Zinfandel wine. A mixture of certified sommelier's and BBQ judges will be responsible for judging this event. The winner of the event will receive an all expenses paid trip to the Sonoma Valley in California for an unforgettable wine tour courtesy Ravenswood Winery. Estimated value of $3000.

BBQ Competitions | FREE to watch | 1PM - 4:30PM

This is the main event of the weekend cooks from all over North America will compete for the honour of being called the Canadian Grand Champion. $7000 worth of cash and prizes is on the line plus the winner of the main event will gain entry into the World Championships in Lynchburg and World BBQ Champs in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Competitors must cook their best dish based on the 4 ingriedients below. Each event is judged separately with the winner recieving the highest cumulative score. All of the events are FREE to watch.

  • 11AM - Pork Butt
  • 12PM - Beef Brisket
  • 1PM - Chicken
  • 2PM - Ribs
  • 4:30 - Awards Ceremony

The Hairfarmers | FREE to watch | 3:15PM - 5:15PM & 6:15PM - 9PM

The Hairfarmers will be performing two FREE shows at Dusty's on Championship Sunday.

The Matinee | FREE to watch | 9:30 till late

Canadian indie band The Matinee close out BBQ Championship weekend when they play a FREE show Sunday night on the Dusty's music stage.

Lodgings Ovations official accommodations sponsor of the 2013 Bull's-Eye Canadian National BBQ Championships?

Feature 1 BedroomChoose from our three condominum style hotels, located in Whistler's Creekside Village. All of Lodging Ovations accommodations are located just a few minutes walk away from Dusty's Bar & Grill and all the BBQ festival's activities.

Contact us for more information and reservations.

Photo Credit BBQ Championships: Steve Rogers and Mike Crane

By: Lodging Ovations Jul 29, 2013