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Celebrating it's fifth year, the Dayton Barbecue Rodeo returns on Saturday, May 2nd at the Yellow Cab Tavern! It's a festival. It's a concert. But most importantly, it's a whole lot of delicious barbecue!

May 2nd from 10am to 8pm at Yellow Cab Tavern, only $3 entry with kids 12 and under free

The Barbecue:
Serving full menus of ribs, chicken and so much more, this year's competing trucks include...
Bricky Barrels Smoked BBQ LLC
Christian Bros Meat Company LLC
Freebird Trailer Park BBQ
Here Little Piggy
Smokin Barrels, LLC
Southern Roots BBQ
and more

Other Featured Vendors:
Creme de la Creme Cakery
and more

Sauce Vendors:
To be announced...

The Competitions:
The Pulled Pork Competition - between 12-2pm, while supplies last. All attendees will receive samples of pulled pork from all participating trucks in a blind taste test. Then you get to to vote on who has the best pulled pork!

The Best Bite Challenge - 4pm. Each professional team will submit their best entree for judging.

Amateur Barbecue Competition. Multiple teams of aspiring entrepreneurs and backyard enthusiasts will have their work evaluated by experienced judges in three categories; chicken, ribs, and best side dish.


If interested in participating in our Backyard competition please fill out this form:

The Music:
1-2pm Kyleen Downes full band
2-3pm Amber Hargett Music solo
3-5pm Neo American Pioneers
5-6pm Charlie & Amanda
6-8pm The New Old-Fashioned

The Charity:
The Dayton Barbecue Rodeo is excited to once again work with Alzheimer's Association: Miami Valley Chapter as their charitable partner.

The Details:
The Dayton Barbecue Rodeo
May 2nd from 10am - 8pm
The Yellow Cab
700 E. 4th St. Dayton OH 45402
$3 Entry, Kids under 12 free
Craft Beer Available

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