Speaking of ribs...is there going to be a throw down???.....
: South Carolina Barbeque Association
: Judges Brief
: SC Peach Festival BBQ Championship
: Saturday July 15, 2017
: 110 Railroad Avenue, Gaffney, SC
: Cherokee County Administrative Building
: Judges Sign-in: 8:45 – 9:00 AM
: Judges Meeting: 9:00 AM
: The 2017 SC Peach Festival BBQ Championship
: will be held along Railroad Avenue directly
: in front of the Cherokee County
: Administration building. Judging will take
: place in the large tent alongside the main
: entrance on Railroad Avenue. Judges parking
: will be in the large parking lot to the far
: left side as you face the front of the
: building, do not park in the lot behind
: the building as you may get towed .
: We will be judging Butts and if organized a
: Ribs throw-down. The turn-in times are:
: • 10 am for Butts with the first horn at
: 9:50 AM final horn at 10:10 AM
: • 11 am for Ribs (if organized) with the
: first horn at 10:50 AM final horn at 11:10
: IMPORTANT REMINDERS:
: 1. Please arrive early to allow enough time
: to park, find the judging tent, sign in, get
: your table assignment, find your seat and
: mingle with your fellow judges.
: 2. Please let us know if you will be
: receiving your apron or advancing to Senior
: or Master Judge so we can have the proper
: 3. If you have a family member cooking with
: a team at this event you are not able to sit
: as a judge. We have other areas where you
: can help.
: 4. No fraternizing with the cookers prior to
: judging. A friendly good morning or good
: luck as you pass by is ok but do not linger
: in the cooking area.
: 5. Be in your seat away from direct line of
: sight of the receiving table no later than 5
: - 10 minutes before the first horn 9:40 –
: 9:45. Some cook teams line up by the
: receiving table several minutes before the
: first horn and your table captain may have
: last minute information to pass along.
: 6. It is HOT in July and we are judging
: outside; please dress appropriately for the
: weather and bring extra water .
: 7. If you are planning on taking home a
: baggie of BBQ bring a small cooler to keep
: it food-safe for the ride home.
: Directions: From I-85 take either Exit 90
: or 92 and head toward downtown Gaffney.
: Starbucks and Quick Trip are at Exit 90 .
: Once in Gaffney head NORTH on Hwy 29
: (Granard Street); the railroad tracks should
: be on your immediate right. When the
: railroad tracks start to pull away, veer to
: the right to continue on Hwy 29 (Cherokee
: Ave). Go past the festival site (still on
: your right) and take the next right to cross
: over the tracks (E 3rd St). Warning this is
: an active railroad crossing; do not sit on
: the tracks. Once over the tracks turn right
: onto Railroad Ave and follow to the
: barricade, the parking lot will be on your
: left. DO NOT park behind the county admin
: building as you will have a long uphill walk
: to get to the judges tent and YOUR CAR MAY
: GET TOWED .
: Lastly, we have 60 judges and support staff
: to manage; if you signed up we count on you
: arriving on time. If your schedule changes
: please let us know so we can extend an
: opportunity to one of the 19 folks on the
: waiting list. If you are running late or
: get lost please call, so we can get you to
: the event and / or reassign your duties as
: We look forward to seeing you at the SC
: Peach Festival BBQ Championship.
: Michael Bohm, Marshal (864-616-4302) – Teena
: Bohm, Marshal (864-451-9704)