BBQ Cookoff Happening at Boomtown Casino

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RENO, NV - The North State BBQ Championship is happening at Boomtown in northwest Reno tomorrow from 9 am to 5 pm. Admission is free with public sampling starting at 12:30 pm. This is the first time the event is being held in northern Nevada.

There will be vendors selling food, cooking demos and people can sample the barbecue being cooked during the competition. The chefs are competing for more than $25,000 in cash and prizes. Pitmasters will prepare three meats: tri-tip, chicken and St. Louis style pork ribs, along with a chili and salsa division featuring some of the top chili aficionados in the west. This is round 2 of a 4 part series that wraps up September 20th at Feather Falls Casino in Oroville, CA.