Press Release: Saskatchewan Pit Crew Captures the Grand Championship at the Inaugural BBQ Competition

Prairie Smoke and Spice kick off the BBQ season as Grand Champion in Chilliwack

“We could not be happier with the people of Chilliwack and the surrounding communities who made it out to taste with us today,” says organizer Angie Quaale. “We appreciate all of the visiting teams and the sponsors, who really made today special,” she continues. “Now that we can see how much Chilliwack loves low and slow BBQ, we are certain this will become an annual event event at the Farm Store.”

In Short:

The inaugural Barn Burner BBQ Competition, presented in Chilliwack by Johnston’s Pork and Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry was a huge success. 21 teams competed for the Grand Championship which was captured by Saskatchewan team Prairie Smoke and Spice. Learn more at

Media Contacts:
Amy Chen | Town Hall | 778.998.0036

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Congrats to the Grand Champions: Prairie Smoke & Spice

Thank you so much to all the teams who participated in the inaugural Barn Burner BBQ Competition. It was a fierce battle, but in the end, Prairie Smoke & Spice is named Grand Champion. Congratulations also belongs to our Reserve Champion, Lake House BBQ, who came in second in overall points.

Click more to see all the top 10 results for Overall, Chicken, Pork Ribs, Pork, Brisket and Black Box. For the full results, please visit the KCBS website:

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Map to BBBBQ | Chilliwack, BC

Getting Here!

Download our printable PDF map!

Getting to the 2015 Barn Burner BBQ Competition is easy! We’ve drawn you a simplified map here for your reference:

Or perhaps you prefer Google Maps?

  • From #1 Highway:
  • Take edit 104 onto No. 3 Road towards Yarrow, Cultus Lake
  • Keep right on No. 3 Road E towards Yarrow, Cultus Lake
  • At the end of the road, turn right onto Tolmie Rd.
  • Turn left onto No. 3 Rd.
  • At the end of the road, turn left onto Yarrow Central Rd.
  • Turn left onto Simmons Rd. The Farm Store at 4540 Simmons Rd is on your right. Parking signage to direct you to the offsite parking lot should be clearly visible from here!
Food truck delight! House of Walls joins the BBBQ party.

Food Truck News!!

Just another reason to come hungry to the #BBBQ! We’re proud to announce that the House of Walls food truck will be on site selling food all day. If you’re not one to line up for BBQ samples, you can get your fill here!

Press Release: Barn Burner BBQ Brings the Heat to Chilliwack this March.

A free and sizzling fun day for family and children of all ages!

“One of the many reasons I love food is because it is the perfect medium to bring people closer together in a community,” says competition organizer Angie Quaale, owner of Well Seasoned and the host of the decade-old annual BBQ Off The Bypass competition. “Barn Burner BBQ is one of those events where the community comes together to have fun, celebrate its passion for food and support each other locally,”
she explains.

In Short:

Where there’s smoke and meat, there’s barbecue and fun: Barn Burner Barbecue

(BBBBQ) kicks-off Canada’s first 2015 BBQ competition in Chilliwack, British Columbia on March 22 from 11am to 5pm at the Farm Store located on 4540 Simmons Road. In its first year, Barn Burner BBQ is a free, one-day event featuring 21 teams from across the Pacific Northwest, Alberta and Saskatchewan set to compete for the championship. Meat lovers of all ages are invited to join the festivities including a live band performance, climbing wall, face-painting and free samples of delicious BBQ meat.

Media Contacts:
Amy Chen | Town Hall | 778.998.0036

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Press Release: First Annual Barn Burner BBQ 2015 Competition Arrives in Canada

Fun, Fire, Wood and BBQ at its finest

“This event will unite BBQ enthusiasts from all across North America who join the quest for ultimate finger-licking barbeque,” says competition organizer Angie Quaale, owner of Well Seasoned and the host of the decade-old annual BBQ Off The Bypass competition. “There is no doubt in my mind,” she continues, “that the first Canadian Barn Burner championship will be a smoking hot event and one to remember.”

In Short:

Mark your calendar, save the date, and dig out your bib! The Canadian BBQ competition season starts in Chilliwack on March 22 – with the all new Barn Burner BBQ Competition, presented by Johnston’s Pork & Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry. This is a free family event – learn more at

Proceeds from the event will go to support, a non-profit organization feeding the hungry, and providing shelter for the homeless in Chilliwack.

Media Contacts:
Amy Chen | Town Hall | 778.998.0036
Ritika Dhirmalani| Town Hall | 604.603.9394

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Beef Category Sponsor Announcement: BC Meats

We’re proud to announce our beef category sponsor for the 1st annual Barn Burner BBQ Competition: BC Meats!

BC Meats for BC Families is an association of local meat producers providing sustainable and safe meats to BC families. Their premium meats come directly from their producers straight to BC chefs, BC retailers and BC families!

BC Meats is the Beef category sponsor100% BC BEEF comes from cattle that were entirely born, raised, fed and processed in six regions throughout British Columbia. To meet the premium quality standard of 100% BC BEEF you can be assured every product with the 100% BC BEEF logo has been assessed by the BC Meat Quality Information System and has been rated top quality. So by making the choice to buy 100% BC Beef, you’re supporting local farmers, sustainable agriculture and the local BC economy, and you’re serving high quality and humanely raised BC beef at your table. It’s a matter of taste.

Thanks for joining us BC Meats!

Attention: US Teams travelling into Canada!

There is a ban on poultry & eggs coming into the country right now.

Don’t despair! The Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry has got your back (or should we say, your chickens!)
• You can order your competition CHICKEN in advance by contacting our hosts at The Farm Store in Yarrow, they will take good care of you! 604-823-4435 or

• Local teams, you can also order your poultry in advance and they will have it waiting for you when you move in…because they are awesome like that!

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