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Brew and BBQ's Saucemaking Contest
Brew and BBQ's Saucemaking Contest

Brew and BBQ Sauce Showdown

Win a 4-pack of 2018 Cedar Point Platinum Passes

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Father's Day Sauce SHOWDOWN

Think you make the meanest BBQ sauce in town? 

We’re looking for 5 contestants to compete LIVE at Cedar Point to see who can make the best BBQ sauce.  Put your culinary skills to the test at Cedar Point’s Brew & BBQ Father’s Day BBQ Sauce Showdown! It’s all going down on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17 at 1:00pm at the Gossip Gulch stage in FrontierTown. Submit your application no later than June 13 for a chance to compete!  Win braggin’ rights and the Ultimate Thrill prize of a 4-pack of 2018 Cedar Point Platinum Passes!  

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How to Enter

Please carefully read the Official Rules and Regulations and submit your recipe to events@cedarpoint.com. Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13. Recipes can be sent as attachments, but please note that Cedar Point is not responsible if the email is not received due to technical difficulties. The following must be included in the body of the email to be eligible:

  • Full Name
  • Phone Number
  • Address, State, Zip Code
  • Recipe, including a full list of ingredients and preparation instructions

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open only to legal residents of the United States or D.C. who are 18 years of age or older. Submit your entry online. Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. EST on June 13, 2018. Void where prohibited. See Official Rules for details. Sponsored by Cedar Fair, L.P. d/b/a Cedar Point, One Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870.

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Where & when will the contest take place?

Father’s Day – Sunday, June 17, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the Gossip Gulch stage in FrontierTown at Cedar Point

How do I enter?

Submit your entry application by sending the following information to socialmedia@cedarpoint.com:

  • Full Name
  • Phone Number
  • Address, State, Zip Code
  • Recipe, including a full list of ingredients and preparation instructions

What are the prizes?

All contestants will receive free Cedar Point admission the day of the event, along with four (4) one-day admission tickets valid during the 2018 operating season. First place winners will additionally receive four (4) Fast Lane Plus wristbands valid for one day during the 2018 Season. Grand Prize winners will receive a four (4) pack of Cedar Point Platinum Season Passes.

When do contestants make their sauce?

All sauces will be made the day of the Showdown right here at Cedar Point and contestants must commit to preparing their sauce on site. Contestants must provide a full recipe, including a list of ingredients and preparation instructions as part of their application.

How do contestants get into the park on the day of the Showdown?

Contestants will be provided with four (4) Brew & BBQ admission tickets, which include park entry. Admission tickets will be picked up at Guest Services the day of the event.

Who will judge the competition?

A four (4) person panel will judge the finalists’ sauces. 

How will entries be judged?

All five (5) finalists will be judged on unseasoned pulled pork. Judges will use the following criteria to determine a winner:

  • Taste – 50%
  • Texture – 30%
  • Appearance – 20%