11th Annual Pork & Brew BBQ State Championship

Here, Piggy, Piggy

Last weekend, the geeks had their annual "prom" at Albuquerque Comic Expo. This weekend, the carnivores will reign supreme at the 11th annual Pork & Brew BBQ State Championship, a three-day celebration of all things meaty and grilled. There will be beer, wine tastings, eating contests and samples galore, and if you don't go through an entire case of wetwipes by the end of the first day, you're doing it wrong. The event happens Friday and Saturday, July 4 and 5, from 11am to 8pm, and Sunday, July 6, from 11am to 5pm. Tickets range from $20-$60. (Ty Bannerman)

Friday Jul 4, 2014

Additional Dates:

3001 Civic Center Circle
Rio Rancho, NM 87144

Phone: (505) 891-7300




Kellen Seitz

Phone: 505-891-7302
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A fully sanctioned Kansas City BBQ Society event with food samples, complete meals and more.

Friday & Saturday, July 4 & 5, 11 - 8 PM and Sunday, July 6, 11 - 5 PM  Event InfoThe Pork & Brew is hosted by the Rio Rancho Convention and Visitors Bureau, and is a fully sanctioned Kansas City BBQ Society event - one of the top 10 events on the Society calendar.  With close to 20,000 in attendance each year, Pork & Brew has become one of the largest events in New Mexico. Winners go on to participate in Kansas City, KS at the Nationals. BBQ BucksWhat are BBQ Bucks?  BBQ Bucks are the official currency of Pork & Brew.  BBQ Bucks must be purchased day of the event at the admission gates or main box offices windows.  You may purchase in any amount starting at $1.  Food samples start at just $1 and complete meals typically cost $6 -$8.