BBQ Team Information

This page contains information for all BBQ teams participating in the 2018 Wildwood BBQ Bash. All times are approximate - except turn-in times!  See the Event Schedule page or Entertainment page for information on starting and ending times for the public, as well as the band schedule.  The Know Before You Go page contains information for event visitors, such as parking, maps, etc.

If an alternative move in time is required, please email stlhomefires@sbcglobal.net.  The times listed below are drop off only!

Move In Schedule
Thursday, September 27
8:00 amBooths 56-64 & 189-197
9:00 amBooths 86-94 & 149-166
10:00 amBooths 65-69 & 131-148
12:00 pm (noon)Booths 70-77 & 172-188
2:00 pmBooths 78-85 & 113-130
3:00 pmBooths 167-171
4:00 pmBooths 101-112
5:00 pmBooths 95-100

Friday, September 28
7:00 amBooths 21-26 & 46-55
8:00 amBooths 17-20 & 27-35
9:00 amBooths 13-16
10:00 amBooths 9-12 & 36-45
11:00 amBooths 5-8
12:00 pm (noon)Booths 1-4
1:00 pmBooths O-bb
2:00 pmBooth A-N


Event Schedule for ALL Teams
Thursday, September 27
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Refrigerated trailer will be staffed

9:00 pmGrounds close


Friday, September 28
7:00 am - 6:00 pmRefrigerated trailer to be staffed
10:00 amElectric activated on Bash grounds
3:00 pmGrounds close to cars and trailers
5:00 pmShuttle buses begin from sitesSee Know Before You Go page for information
5:00 pmBash grounds open to public. There will be some St. Louis County Health Department inspections beginning
5:30 pmSteak Cookoff Association Meeting for participating teams and steak selection (30 minutes)STLCC Multi-Purpose Room
6:00 - 8:00 pmMeat inspections available by St. Louis BBQ Society officials
6:00 pmSchool of Rock performingMari de Villa Main Stage
7:00 pmSuperjam performingMari de Villa Main Stage
8:00 - 8:30 pmSteak Cook Off Association Turn InSTLCC Multi-Purpose Room/Judges' Quarters
10:00 pmBash grounds close to public
10:30 pmFollowing Superjam performance - Meet and Greet with Travis Clark - FREE to all participating teams
Wildwood Pub & Grill
11:00 pmShuttle buses end service
12:00 am (midnight)Bash grounds close  - If you choose to stay the night Friday, please send a note with request and on site Security will be notified of permission.
Saturday, September 29
DawnBash grounds open
6:00 am - 9:00 pmRefrigerated trailers manned
6:00 am - 12:30 am (Sunday)Shuttle buses runSee Know Before You Go page for information.
6:00 - 8:00 amMeat inspection for Bash participants at the refrigerated trailers and throughout Bash. You MUST be inspected BEFORE prepping or cooking any competition meat. After Bash inspection, you may begin cooking. You do NOT need to wait for St. Louis County Health Department.
8:00 amIce sales open
8:30 amMandatory Chef's meeting for ALL teams
Pickup containers, review turn in times, acquire stickers for specialty categories, distribute iron chef baskets, and introduction of Travis Clark.
STLCC Multi-Purpose Room
10:00 amEvent opens to public
11:00 amOpening CeremoniesMari de Villa Main Stage
12:00 pm (noon)Iron Chef Competition Turn InMari de Villa Main Stage
12:45 pmSean Coray performingMari de Villa Main Stage
1:30 pmDevine Dance performing (during band break)Mari de Villa Main Stage
1:45 pmOptional meeting for BBQ teams with Judging & Scoring CommitteeSTLCC Multi-Purpose Room
3:00 - 4:30 pmKids QueSee Kids Que page for details
4:00 - 7:00 pmKingdom Brothers performingMari de Villa Main Stage
5:30 pmChef's Choice Turn InSTLCC Multi-Purpose Room/Judges' Quarters
6:00 pmChicken Wing Eating Contest (during band break)Mari de Villa Main Stage
6:00 - 8:00 pmBest Booth Judging
6:30 pmPork Steak Turn InSTLCC Multi-Purpose Room/Judges' Quarters
7:00 pmChili Turn InSTLCC Multi-Purpose Room/Judges' Quarters
7:00 pmKids Que AwardsMari de Villa Main Stage
7:30 pmDessert Turn InSTLCC Multi-Purpose Room/Judges' Quarters
7:30 pmDr. Zhivegas performingMari de Villa Main Stage
8:30 pmMargarita Turn InSTLCC Multi-Purpose Room/Judges' Quarters
9:00 pmFireworks presented by Three French Hens
9:15ish pmDr. Zhivegas returns to the stage after fireworks
11:00 pmBash grounds close to public
12;00 (midnight) - 6:00 amQuiet Hours
12:30 am (Sunday)Shuttle buses end service
Sunday, September 30
6:00 amShuttle buses begin
6:00 am - 4:00 pmRefrigerated trailer manned
7:00 amIce sales open
9:00 amBloody Mary Turn InSTLCC Multi-Purpose Room/Judges' Quarters
10:00 amEvent opens to the public
11:00 amChicken Turn InSTLCC Multi-Purpose Room/Judges' Quarters
11:30 amRibs Turn InSTLCC Multi-Purpose Room/Judges' Quarters
12:00 pm (noon)Pork Turn InSTLCC Multi-Purpose Room/Judges' Quarters
12:00 - 3:00 pmEskimo Brothers Mari de Villa Main Stage
12:30 pmBrisket Turn InSTLCC Multi-Purpose Room/Judges' Quarters
3:00 pmBash grounds close to public
3:30 ishAwards Ceremony
6:30 pmShuttle buses end service