Frequently Asked Questions

How much will tickets cost?

$20.00 if purchased in advance ; $30.00 at the gate. Kids 10 and under are free! Ticket proceeds will directly benefit the Rotary Club of Waukee and Major's Army. 

Will I be able to sample the BBQ meats?

Yes! Each BBQ Contestant will have a portion saved for you to sample. In addition, there will be food trucks at the park to purchase additional food. 

What happens if it rains?

The event will go on, rain or shine! In the event of a abnormal rain, information will be sent out to all ticket buyers and put on social media.  

How do I sign up for the BBQ Competition?

Great question! Sign-ups are now open and must be submitted by August 24th. $100 entry fee and applications can be e-mailed to To find the sign-up forms, see below. 

Are tickets refundable?

No, tickets are non-refundable.