2021 Outdoor Cooking Championship, WA

Washington Sportsmen’s Show Outdoor Cooking Championship

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Wednesday, January 27, 2021 to Sunday, January 31, 2021
Washington State Fair Events Center
110 9th Avenue Southwest
Puyallup, WA 98371-6811
United States

Event Details

This is the ultimate outdoor cooking competition with 13 available turn-ins over the 5 days of the competition making it one of America's largest and most diverse outdoor cooking competitions!


2021 Competitors Information PACK

Currently, we are only taking registrations for a desire to compete. Currently, all entertainment is banned, and sporting events with an audience are banned. Retail events are allowed (with restrictions) and as typically the majority of teams vend or promote sponsors this is the path we are following (For more specific understanding on these please see the official rules and updates here: https://www.governor.wa.gov/issues/issues/covid-19-resources/covid-19-reopening-guidance-businesses-and-workers).

There are a number of steps that are unique due to Covid-19

Step 1 - November 20th - Proposed team list, and submitted to the government agencies and similar for approval

Step 2 - December 12th - (best guess of timeframe) on approval; finalize the event incorporating any additional findings, requirements, or similar. Reach out to teams to get payment and secure their spot.

Step 3 - January 2nd - Final Team guidelines issued and the program set, including sanctioning confirmations and prize money.

The team selection will be based on the following...

1/ Vending Team 2/ Presenting Team 3/ Sponsored Team 4/ Previously Competed Team 5/ First to Apply


Register to Compete (No Payment Required)

FoodSport Consulting can only confirm positions for non-sanctioning body run entities (~60% of categories). Names will be forwarded to the relative sanctioning bodies on confirmation of sanctioning we but have no input in their judge selections.

Register to Judge (No Payment Required)

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January 27
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Wild Game Competition Live Stage Judging of two categories - red game meat and game bird
January 28
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Whole Animal Competition Doesn't matter if it is a hog, or a duck, as long as it is one animal! Presentation is everything as it is presented to guest judges for a live stage critique!
January 29
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Grilling Competition Grill masters show their stuff as they compete in three categories of steak, salmon, and burger.
January 30
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Dutch Oven Competition Dutch Oven's are put to the test with this 3 pot competition of mains, bread, and dessert.
January 31
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Smoking Competition This is when the big toys come out to play with the international four categories of chicken, pork ribs, pork shoulder, and brisket.