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Annual BBQ Festival returning to Grand Strand

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – The 10th Annual Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival returns this fall to the Grand Strand on labor day weekend. The festival is offering $9,500 in cash prizes to the winners of the official barbecue championship of South Carolina.

The event will take place Friday Sept 4 from 6-10 p.m. and Saturday, Sept 5 from 12-10 p.m. and take place at the HorryGeorgetown Technical College Conference Center near Grand Park at Market Common.

Admission is free to this Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS) sanctioned event.  

This year’s barbecue team registration fee is $300 per team, and amateur barbecue teams are encouraged to compete. The deadline for team registration is Aug. 28, 2015. Information on team rules and regulations is available at www.kcbs.us.

Along with the official KCBS Barbecue Championship on Saturday, festival goers will enjoy a number of other competitions and events throughout the two days, including the Myrtle Beach Car Club Car Show on Saturday, Sept. 5 from 12-3 p.m..

The 10th Annual Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival is sponsored by the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, VisitMyrtleBeach.com, City of Myrtle Beach, OneMain Financial, Myrtle Beach Mobile and Horry-Georgetown Technical College.

For more festival information, visit www.MyrtleBeachEventInfo.com or call (843) 855.0527.

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