Net proceeds to benefit Hudson Athletic Booster Club
Hudson, Ohio (May 11, 2010) – Summit Charitable Events Foundation (SCEF), organizer of the June 19th Hudson Blues & BBQ Festival, is now accepting team applications for the amateur barbeque competition portion of the Festival. Teams can consist of four members and entry is open to area businesses, charitable organizations, families or other groups.
The entry fee is $100 per team and includes a Weber grill, utensils and a meat thermometer, all of which the team may keep after the Festival. Each team will be provided with charcoal and two half chickens to barbeque on site and teams can provide their own secret spices and sauces to concoct their winning recipe.
Judging will take place at 1:00 p.m. by the Festival’s celebrity panel and prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place based on presentation, appearance and taste.
Complete details and application forms can be downloaded via the festival website at www.hudsonbluesandbbq.com. Deadline for entry is May 21.
Following the Backyard BBQ Competition, the Hudson Blues & BBQ Festival kicks off at 2:00 p.m. along Village Way in the First & Main Shopping District with professional food vendors showcasing their BBQ techniques on site as they compete for over $3000 in cash and prizes and for the coveted “People’s Choice Award” for both chicken and ribs. Barbeque food and related offerings will be available for purchase by the public who will vote to determine the winner.
Musical entertainment includes The Bluescasters and the Frankie Starr Band performing from 2 – 8 p.m. Admission to the Hudson Blues & BBQ Festival is FREE and proceeds benefit the Hudson Athletic Booster Club.
For additional information, sponsorships and vendor opportunities please contact SCEF at P.O. Box 575 Hudson, Ohio or Brian Hurtt at 330.819.6461 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summit Charitable Events Foundation, Inc. (SCEF) is organized and operates exclusively for charitable and educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. SCEF develops, organizes and produces public events which benefit charitable organizations in Northeast Ohio including the annual Hudson Wine Festival which draws over 5,000 people to Hudson over two days and has raised over $43,000 for the Humane Society of Greater Akron.