Get Out and Grill Backyard Cooker Barbeque Series

The Australian Barbeque Society would like to introduce their newest class, Category “C” – Get Out and Grill Backyard Cooker Competitions. This series has been designed to operate nationally for all budding Grillers, whether you use a Weber or a Pellet Cooker, a Drum or an Offset Smoker, this class is the all round class bringing all Backyard Cooks, great and small together for fun and competing for trophies, money and bragging rights.

These competitions are sanctioned by the ABBQ, using their proprietary computerised scoring to offer fair and precise judging of all turn-ins in this Category. Entry Fees per team to compete in an ABBQ Get Out and Grill Backyard Cooker Barbeque Series Competition is $150.00 for the three (3) turn-ins at each event

The Series consists of three (3) turn-ins over the day, with all competitions being a one day event, which may also be incorporated into a two-day Barbeque Competition to allow day one to have its Get Out and Grill Competition and day two will be the Barbeque Competition.

The turn-ins are as follows:

Turn-in 1 – Burgers

Ground Mince Steak (1 kilogram by weight) will be supplied to each team for the Burgers category as part of their registration fee. No externally purchased or supplied Ground Mince Steak may be used or bought into the cooking area of any team

The formed Protein must be formed in the shape of a patty and the burger may be dressed any way the Head Cook sees fit for judging, up to 500g in weight

Each GOAG Backyard Cooker Team must turn in one (1) whole, full sized burger in the provided turn-in box

All Burger turn-ins will be judged on 3 categories being Appearance, Flavour and       Tenderness, with a final score given for Overall Impression

If a minimum of 20 GOAG Teams register and compete at each event, the prizes for the Burger Category are as follows:

Burger Category – (Prize Pool $900.00)

1st Place $400.00, 2nd Place $250.00, 3rd Place $125.00, 4th Place $75.00, 5th Place $50.00

For each additional GOAG Backyard Cooker Team who register to compete, an additional $45.00 will be added to the Burger Category Prize Money and the amounts will be increased for each prize level as follows:

1st Place $10.00, 2nd Place $10.00, 3rd Place $10.00, 4th Place $10.00, 5th Place $5.00

Turn-in 2 – Chicken Wings

Each GOAG Backyard Cooker Team may only utilize the Jumbo Chicken Wings (2 kilograms by weight, Size 17 Wings and above) supplied by the Promoter as part of the Registration Fees for the event

The Jumbo Chicken Wings may be fried, baked, smoked or grilled, but must be cooked from raw state to final submission on-site only on equipment supplied by the Head Cook and his Team and dressed any way the Head Cook sees fit for judging

All Jumbo Chicken Wing turn-ins will be judged on 3 categories being Appearance, Flavour and Tenderness, with a final score given for Overall Impression

If a minimum of 20 GOAG Teams register and compete at each event, the prizes for the Burger Category are as follows:

Chicken Wing Category – (Prize Pool $900.00)

1st Place $400.00, 2nd Place $250.00, 3rd Place $125.00, 4th Place $75.00, 5th Place 50.00

For each additional GOAG Backyard Cooker Team who register to compete, an additional $45.00 will be added to the Chicken Wing Category Prize Money and the amounts will be increased for each prize level as follows:

1st Place $10.00, 2nd Place $10.00, 3rd Place $10.00, 4th Place $10.00, 5th Place $5.00

Turn-in 3 – Steak Off

Each Steak Off Team may only utilize the Rib Eye Steaks (2 Individual Rib Eyes) supplied by the Promoter as part of the Registration Fees for the event

Each Steak Off Team may cook on any fire or heat source (excluding open fire pits) at any GOAG Backyard Cooker Competition

Rib Eye Steaks may be trimmed prior to, but not after cooking

Rib Eye Steaks may not be branded or marked in any way. Steak Off Category rules define grill marks on a Rib Eye turned in for Judging as NOT being marked or branded if those grill marks occur naturally from cooking on the respective Steak Off Teams Grill Plate

All Steak Off turn-ins will be judged on 3 categories being Appearance, Flavour and Tenderness, with a final score given for Overall Impression

If a minimum of 20 GOAG Teams register and compete at each event, the prizes for the Steak Off Category are as follows: 1st Place $400.00, 2nd Place $250.00, 3rd Place $125.00, 4th Place $75.00, 5th Place $50.00

Steak Off Category – (Prize Pool $900.00)

For each additional GOAG Backyard Cooker Team who register to compete, an additional $45.00 will be added to the Steak Off Category Prize Money and the amounts will be increased for each prize level as follows:

1st Place $10.00, 2nd Place $10.00, 3rd Place $10.00, 4th Place $10.00, 5th Place $5.00

Click on the link below for a full set of our Get Out and Grill Competition Rules:

ABBQ Get Out & Grill Backyard Cooker Rules

For any additional information, please contact the ABBQ on (02) 9749 1444, 0418 224 559 or via email at david@ausbbqsociety.com