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Lebanon Kids-Q Rules

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Welcome to the PigMania Lebanon Kids-Q contest (Hamburger Sliders)

1st Place –  $100 & trophy
2nd Place – $50 & trophy
3rd – 5th Place will receive a ribbon

Kids-Q contest entry fee is $25.00 unless a parent is cooking in the Professional contest, then the Kids-Q event fee is waived and the application is included with the Pro cook teams application.

Please go over everything with the cook so that everyone knows and understands the rules.

  1. Check-in/ Kids cook meeting will be done at 11:00 am Friday afternoon and the kids will start cooking immediately following. Turn-in will be at 4:00 pm.
  2. Kids (ages 6 – 15) will be able to compete and KCBS rules apply
  3. Unless otherwise stated below. Kids affiliated with a Team at the KCBS contest may cook in their teams designated spot. If they are not with a team an area will be assigned for those contestants to cook in.
  4. One adult helper is allowed per team. Let’s make sure to keep the kids safe so please have a responsible adult prepare and tend to fires as well as do any knife work. All other times the adult is to be hands off. The child must do the preparation, cooking and presentation. If the child is unable to do all of these he/she is too young to cook. Adult helper may do lighting of the grill and/or any slicing deemed too dangerous for the cook. The adult helper must be present at all times until the box is turned in.
  5. 1 pound of 80/20 burger and 10 slider buns will be provided to each team at the 11:00 am “Cooks Meeting”
  6. You can use your own utensils, grills, seasoning and marinades. Please use food service gloves while handling meat. If you are unable to get any, please ask at the cooks meeting and we will provide you with some.
  7. Open container, open garnish and open cooking fuel (gas, wood, charcoal, etc.).
  8. Judging will be the same as the KCBS rules based on appearance, tenderness and texture. Nine being the highest and one being the lowest.
  9. Must turn in at least 6 sliders, feel free to include more if you like.
  10. Awards will be handed out at the ceremony on Friday evening at 6:00pm, trophies will be handed out along with checks for 1st & second place and ribbons for 3rd through 5th place.

Thank you for making it to our inaugural year for this event and we look forward to a great contest!

Kids-Q Contest Application for non-competing Professional team’s children

Sign-up deadline: Monday August 28th