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Canadian National BBQ Championships Are Back in Whistler

Summer is here and so is BBQ season! There’s not much better than some good meat cooked on a hot grill. Are you craving BBQ yet? Well, all your meat eating dreams are about to come true this August in Whistler Creekside.

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Teams from around British Columbia and Canada return to Whistler this year for the 2017 Bulleit Bourbon Canadian National BBQ Championships. This local favourite is once again being held at the incredible Dusty’s Bar & Grill in Whistler Creekside.

Enjoy 3 days of delicious smells and tastes as you sample some of the most amazing BBQ you’ll ever eat. From August 4th - 6th you can join in on the backyard BBQ fun by coming out to Dusty’s to lounge, sample, and have some summer fun.

The Canadian National BBQ Championships are one of the biggest highlights of the Pacific Northwest's competitive BBQ circuit. It’s definitely worth checking out while you’re in Whistler this summer. Experience great food paired with live entertainment and music in what might be the tastiest summer event in Whistler.

Come out and watch the professionals in action! From local powerhouses to BBQ masters, the BBQ Championships puts the best grillers and smokers head to head in a weekend full of BBQ competitions. The team with the most cumulative points at the end of the weekend will be walking away with a nice prize of $7,000!

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Some categories for the BBQ Championships this year, include:

Also offering:

  • Backyard/Amateur Contest
  • People's Choice
  • Sampling for the Public

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Maybe you’re looking to join in on the competition. Just head over to the official Bulleit Bourbon Canadian National BBQ Championships webpage to get all the information you need on registration and more.

You can check out the provincial standings on the Canadian BBQ Society website to get familiar with some names that are sure to be serving up great barbecue while they’re here in Whistler.

If you are entering the competition, you don’t want to forget anything! Have a look at this BBQ Event Checklist from the Pacific Northwest Barbecue Association so you don’t have to stress out about trying to remember all the little things.

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Whistler Accommodations

Looking to stay in Whistler during the Bulleit Bourbon Canadian National BBQ Championships? Evolution is an official sponsor of the event and is only located steps away from Dusty’s Bar & Grill, making for the perfect weekend of barbecuing in Whistler.

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Photo Credit: Mike Crane