September 17, 2009

2009 Louisiana State Championship Bowie BBQ Duel

Enjoy the Bowie BBQ Duel and Jim Bowie Festival on Friday, September 18 and Saturday, September 19.

Live music featuring stars Avery Michaels & Exit 209, Maggie Brown, The Blue-Haired Mafia Band, Back Roads, and Paul Southerland and Hanna Belle. A re-enactment of the Bowie Sandbar Fight.

Schedule of Events
The 2009 Festival will be held at the RiverView RV Park and Resort at the tree grove area on the Vidalia Riverfront.

Admission Friday $3/Saturday $5 per person; children under 6 are free.

Friday, September 18, 2009
5:00 p.m. - Gates open, BBQ Duel Cook's Meeting (VIP Tent)
6:30 p.m. - Little Miss Bowie Pageant (Main Stage)
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - "Anything Butt" Judging
(Winners announced Saturday with BBQ Duel Awards)

Saturday, September 19, 2009
8:00 a.m. - BBQ Duel Judges Registration
9:00 a.m. - Festival Kickoff, Vendor Area Opens
10:00 a.m. - Paul Southerland & Hannah Belle, BBQ Duel Shoulder Judging
11:15 a.m. - Maggie Brown
11:15 a.m. - BBQ Duel Whole Hog Judging
12:30 p.m. - Jim Bowie Sandbar Duel Re-enactment
12:30 p.m. - Professional BBQ Duel Ribs Judging
1:15 p.m. - Blue Haired Mafia Band
2:00 p.m. - Amateur Rib Judging
2:30 p.m. - Back Roads
3:45 p.m. - Avery Michaels and Exit 209
5:30 p.m. - BBQ Duel Awards Ceremony for all competitions
6:00 p.m. - Festival Close
8:00 p.m. - Chillin' On The River Vidalia Women's Club Street Dance (RiverFront Amphitheater)

For more information click on the link below.

Source: The Vidalia Chamber of Commerce