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Downtown Las Vegas Events Center Hosts The Great Vegas Gridiron Grill-Off BBQ and Tailgate Festival September 6 – 7

DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS EVENTS CENTER

DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS EVENTS CENTER HOSTS THE GREAT VEGAS GRIDIRON GRILL-OFF BBQ AND TAILGATE FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 6 – 7

The new Downtown Las Vegas Events Center (DLV) will host the Great Vegas Gridiron Grill-Off BBQ and Tailgate Festival Sept. 6 – 7 from noon – 6 p.m. The tasty competition invites guest to sample award-winning BBQ, get up close and personal with the grilling teams and meet “The Godfather of BBQ,” Johnny Trigg.

Making its fifth Sin City appearance, the Grill-Off is part of an outdoor lifestyle series of events at the Downtown Las Vegas Event Center, located across from the D Las Vegas.

With a purse of $10,000, the Gridiron Grill-Off Champion’s prize is one the largest on the competition circuit. Sponsored by the Kansas City Barbeque Society, competitors placing in the top ten overall, as well as the top twenty places in all four categories will win a cash prize. The categories include Chicken, Ribs, Brisket and Pork Butt.

“The Gridiron Grill-Off will bring the world’s best barbecue teams to Las Vegas,” said Ron Cates, event organizer. “Even though there is big money up for grabs, it’s really about more than that; it’s about respect among their peers. Those that compete in this contest know the winner will be recognized as the number one barbecue team on the planet.”

“The Downtown Las Vegas Event Center is thrilled and proud to host this premier event,” said Megan Conklin, Director of Operations for DLV. “We welcome the professional barbecue teams and believe the festival will add a tremendous amount of excitement to the downtown area and is something Las Vegas and Fremont Street will embrace for years to come.”

Entry is $20 per person per day and includes stage entertainment, grilling demonstrations, fun and games provided by event partners and all-you-can-eat barbecue in tasting portions. In addition to the festivities, “The Godfather of BBQ,” Johnny Trigg, will make a guest appearance to meet and mingle with the crowd. Those interested in attending can purchase tickets here.

 

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About the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center

Located at the corner of Third St. and Carson Ave. across from the D Las Vegas, the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center can accommodate up to 15,000 guests and features state-of-the-art sound, lighting and audio equipment. The open-air design is inviting to both tourists and locals and offers the perfect spot for concerts, conventions and other large-scale events.  Embracing the uninhibited spirit of Downtown Las Vegas, the new venue will play host to a line-up of curated events including premier concerts, food festivals and more.

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