McNamara Park | Broke, NSW

The event is sanctioned by the Australasian Barbecue Alliance as a Championship Round Competition & Steak Cookoff Association. 

Event Timetable

Friday 7th June 2024

8am – 3pm: Bump-in
3:00pm – Team Briefing for Friday Night Chili Cookoff (Entry is limited to 15 teams and entry fee is $50 )

5:00pm – Gates & Bars Open

6:00pm – Band plays & Chili available for select customers from VIP tent
8:00pm – People’s choice winner announced 1st - $500 2nd - $300 3rd - $100

Saturday 8th June 2024 – SCA
7am-9.30am: Bump-in (cars offsite by 9.30am SHARP)
10am: Team Briefing – Judges Tent
*All team members must attend – All cars off-site!
10am-12noon – Team site Inspections
10.30am – Cooking Starts SCA
11am – Gates open to the public
12noon – Cooking Starts ABA
12-12.30pm – Steak A
1-1.15pm – Burger
2-2.15pm – Wings
3-3.15pm – Cocktail
4-4.30pm – Steak B
5pm – Awards

** Only competitors and families are allowed on site overnight. **

Sunday 9th June 2024 – ABA
10am – Gates open to the public
11am – Hand in – Chicken
12pm – Hand in – Pork Ribs
1pm – Hand in – Pork
2pm – Hand in – Lamb
3pm – Hand in – Brisket
5pm – Winner’s Announced
6pm – Gates Close
6pm – 8pm – Bump out

Monday 10th June 2024

8am -10am – Teams Bump out – Safety vests must be worn at Bump-out.
Cost of Entry

ABA Team Entry - $450

Max team members if 4 people and includes 4 x 3-day tickets to Smoke in Broke BBQ Festival. Site size is 6m x 6m – additional space can be obtained if required. We also offer tickets at a discounted price for family and friends. Code will be announced a week before event.
SCA Steak Entry is $150 – Ancillary Categories are $25 each to enter.

All SCA entries must cook out of an existing ABA Site unless arranged with organisers.
Refunds are not available less than 60 days from the event.

Cash AND Prizes

Smoke in Broke BBQ Festival ABA Winners Breakdown

Grand Champion – $3,000 Cash
Reserve GC – $1,000 Cash
All Categories Other Catergories:

1st Place – $500 Cash | 2nd Place – $250 | 3rd Place $100
Total Cash and Prize Pool – Over $10,000

Smoke in Broke BBQ Festival – SCA Winners

Steak A – 1st $1000 | 2nd $500 | 3rd $200
Burger – 1st $125 | 2nd $100 | 3rd $50
Wings – 1st $125 | 2nd $100 | 3rd $50
Cocktail – 1st $125 | 2nd $100 | 3rd $50
Steak B – 1st $1,000 | 2nd $500 | 3rd $200
Total Cash and Prize Pool SCA – Over $6,000



• STEAK A *Steaks will be supplied at the Team Briefings each day
SCA RULES www.steakcookoffs.com/SCA-Rules

ABA Categories

• PORK 2
Definitions at www.ausbbq.com.au/abarules/


• Team sites are roughly 6x6m. Larger spaces on request.
• Caravans/Additional space can be purchased/organised, but we must know if advance.
• Each entry receives 4 x 3-day tickets only.
• Teams must have safety vests and closed toe shoes on during bump in/out. Please no children during these times as we have a lot of things in motion.
• No teams are allowed to sell food or product at their cooking area.
• All associated electrical equipment must have a current test tag. WE HAVE AN ELECTRICIAN ON SITE. If anything is tripping or you see sparks, PLEASE let us know so we can fix this!
• Team sponsor advertising is allowed provided not deemed excessive by the event co-ordinator. All banners to be within your allocated space, not including the fence. No signs above 2.4m.
• During opening hours the event is a licensed venue. No outside Alcohol is allowed during these hours.
• Wash-up stations and bins will be provided. Showers are not available at this event as part of your entry. We have tried and tried, but have not been successful to find portable showers that can work.

Terms of Entry

By entering the Contest, each entrant forever and irrevocably releases and holds harmless the event organisers, its parents, subsidiaries and affiliates, and their respective agents, advertising and promotion agencies, Contest partners and prize suppliers, and all of their respective employees, officers, directors, shareholders, affiliates, and agents from and against all claims, damages, or liabilities arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from (a) entrant’s participation in the Contest, or Contest related activities or events, (b) entrant’s Submission, (c) entrant’s representations and agreements in these Official Rules, and (d) entrant’s award, receipt, or use of any prize awarded in the Contest. The event organisers and the ABA reserve the right, at their own sole discretion, to terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest at any time.

Terms of Entry

For full Rules, Terms and Food safety guidelines please visit www.ausbbq.com.au/abarules/

**Changes to the above are at the discretion of the organisers Smokin Hot 'n Saucy Pty Limited