ARC Marion is hosting its 1st Annual BBQ contest fundraiser to benefit people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  100% of the proceeds go directly to ARC!

Date: Saturday September 28th 11-8pm
Location:  War Horse Harley Davidson 5331 N Us Hwy 441 Ocala, Fl. 34475

This is an OPEN competition.

The registration for the cook-off (up to a 6 person team) will be per team; $50.00 donation for the 1st category and a $25.00 donation for the 2nd and or 3rd categories.

Prizes will be awarded for:

People’s Choice and Judge’s Choice.
People’s Choice:  Boston Butt and Side
Judge’s Choice:  Boston Butt, Chicken, Side

Competitors will be provided a 10’ x 20’ area, ALL teams must provide all cooking equipment, seasonings, tables, etc.  And MUST be completely self-contained!  NO electric available!  Teams may set up and start cooking the night before. Teams must be ready to serve by 1:00 pm.

Must be registered by 9 a.m.  Entry Deadline: Sept. 20th.

Registration donation can be mailed to ARC Marion 2800 SE Maricamp Rd. Ocala, Fl. 34471

Checks made out to ARC Marion, or call 352-387-2210 to pay by phone with credit card.

Registration forms can be gotten at

Any questions contact Cheri Craig 352-351-9048 or

Each team will be asked to prepare at least 60 lbs. of Boston butt (for public tasting and judges) and if entered into multiple categories, enough chicken for the judges to taste. If you would like, you may prepare extra chicken for the public to taste as well.