Applications are being accepted for barbecue contestants for the 12th annual Blues, Brews & BBQ, the Hinesville Area Arts Council recently announced.
The event will be from 1-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, in downtown Hinesville. A vendor may participate as a food vendor only or apply for the barbecue contest. Certain fees will apply. Applications will provide all the rules and regulations.
Categories include pork, chicken, ribs and people’s choice. Cash prizes and trophies or certificates will be awarded to the first- and second-place winners in each category, with the overall winner receiving a $200 cash prize. Contestants also may apply to be vendors and sell barbecue throughout the evening. To be eligible for selection as a vendor, an applicant must enter at least one category in the contest. Vendor space is limited.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 368-3580 to request an application. Applications can also be downloaded from www.hinesvillearts.com under “News.”
The entry fee for the contest is $25. Vendor fees begin at $50, if submitted today; $75 by Aug. 26; and $100 by Sept. 14. No applications will be accepted after Sept. 16.
For more information, go to the website or find Hinesville Area Arts Council on Facebook.