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Savor the Flavor: Baby Mac’s BBQ Smoker Challenge Returns to Woods Tavern on October 5th

Chris Kimball | Published on 2/29/2024

West Greenwich, RI – Get ready to fire up the smokers and tantalize your taste buds as the highly anticipated Baby Mac’s BBQ Smoker Challenge returns to Woods Tavern on October 5th, 2024. Presented in partnership with A Wish Come True Inc., this flavorful event promises an unforgettable day of fierce competition, mouthwatering barbecue, and heartfelt support for a noble cause.

 Sanctioned by NEBS, this contest qualifies for the 2024 Ken Dakai Cup

2024 Baby Mac's BBQ Smoker Challenge Cook's Packet
2024 Baby Mac's BBQ Smoker Challenge Judge Application

Attendees will witness the mastery of grillers and smokers as they vie for top honors in four exciting categories:

    Ancillary Appetizer: Contestants will showcase their culinary creativity with innovative appetizers prepared onsite.

    Chicken: Featuring succulent thighs prepared to perfection, this category is sure to impress judges and spectators alike.

    Ribs: From pork spare ribs to baby back ribs, competitors will deliver fall-off-the-bone goodness that will leave taste buds wanting more.

    Pulled Pork: Indulge in the savory goodness of pulled pork crafted from Boston butt or picnic cuts, expertly seasoned and slow-cooked to perfection.

Competitors will bring their A-game, each aiming to claim the title of BBQ champion and a share of the coveted prize pool. With an entry fee of $50.00, participants not only compete but also contribute to a charitable cause, with $10.00 of each entry directed towards supporting A Wish Come True Inc.’s mission of granting wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses.

Set against the backdrop of Woods Tavern, located at 45 Nooseneck Hill Rd, West Greenwich, RI, this event offers more than just a culinary showdown. It’s a celebration of community, camaraderie, and the joy of giving back.

Registration is open now, and aspiring pitmasters are encouraged to secure their spot in this sizzling competition. For more information or to register, please contact Robert McAllister at

Don’t miss your chance to experience the excitement and flavor of the Baby Mac’s BBQ Smoker Challenge. Mark your calendars for October 5th and join us for a day of unforgettable barbecue delights and charitable giving.