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Blues, Brews& BBQ accepting contestants
Locals had the opportunity to taste some delicious food at last year's Annual Blues, Brews & BBQ event. - photo by By Lawrence Dorsey

The Hinesville Area Arts Council has announced that applications are being accepted for BBQ contestants for the 14th Annual Blues, Brews & BBQ.

The event is from 1 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 in downtown Hinesville. Vendors may participate as a food vendor only or apply for the BBQ contest. Certain fees will apply. Applications will provide all the rules and regulations.

Categories include pork, chicken, ribs and people’s choice. Cash prizes and trophies or certificates will be awarded to the first and second place winners in each category, with the overall winner receiving a $200 cash prize.  

The entry fee for the BBQ contest is $25. Vendor fee is $75 by Aug. 25; and $100 by Sept. 14.  The vendor fee includes the BBQ entry fee. No applications will be accepted after September 16.

The 14th Annual Blues, Brews & BBQ is hosted by the HAAC. For more information, visit the website at or find them on Facebook as Hinesville Area Arts Council.

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