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Meat Market Mania! The Premier BBQ Grilling Competition in the Central Valley! 

What is Meat Market Mania?

MMM is a BBQ Grilling Competition with 16 competitors grilling the same meat item for the same amount of time. 2 qualifying rounds will be held on Saturday, September 14th (Clovis) and Saturday, September 28th (Fresno). The Top 2 Winners at each location will compete in the Finals on Saturday, October 5th. At each location, the general public will be voting on their favorite BBQ, by submitting ballots.


What are the specifics for dates and times? 

Saturday, September 14th will be hosted at our Clovis Location, 1990 Fowler Ave, Suite 120, Clovis, CA.

Each entrant receives a 3 Pound plain tri tip at 9:30am, but can arrive and set up their grill by 8am and get it fired up. By 1pm, the grilling will be shut down and meat transferred to warming area for tasting and ballot casting. 8 Entrants will be competiting and 2 top winners will be named to move on to compete October 5th.

Email Anna@TheMeatMarket.com or call 559.256.1390 to secure spot, entry fee and details below.

Entrant need only to compete in Sept 14th OR Sept 28th to qualify for Final Round.


‚ÄčSaturday, September 28th will be hosted at our Fresno Location, 454 Alluvial Ave West, Fresno, CA.
Each entrant receives a 3 Pound plain tri tip at 9:30am, but can arrive and set up their grill by 8am and get it fired up. By 1pm, the grilling will be shut down and meat transferred to warming area for tasting and ballot casting. 8 Entrants will be competiting and 2 top winners will be named to move on to compete October 5th.

Email Vince@TheMeatMarket.com or call 559.436.6688 to secure spot, entry fee and details below.

‚ÄčEntrant need only to compete in Sept 14th OR Sept 28th to qualify for Final Round.


What is the entry fee and what do you get?

The entry fee is only $50, and you will get that back in food, gift card, etc. We just want financial commitment from each competitor, so everyone shows up and we have a full field of talent. You pay $50 to secure your spot and you receive: A 3 Pound Plain Tri Tip (morning of competition), a $20 Meat Market Gift Card for Spices, etc, and a FREE 3 Night Voucher Stay at the Westgate Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV.


All entrants must provide their own Grill, Utensils, and any other "tools of the trade". Their is no limit to what you do with the Tri Tip once received, but it must stay on premise and in plain site of BBQ officials. All entrants will receive their Tri Tip at 9:30am and Grilling must stop right at 1pm for relocation to the warming area.


Entry Fee of $50 must be paid at location of entry by Wednesday, September 11th by close of business. 


When and where are the finals?

The Finals will be held on Saturday, October 5th at the Location (Fresno or Clovis) that receives the most overall ballot votes cast in the first 2 rounds. The times are the same as the first 2 rounds as well: set up beginning at 8am, receives meat at 9:30 (Ribs will be featured on October 5th), and final judging will begin promptly at 1pm.


What does the Overall Winner receive?

The winner of the Final Round will be crowned "2019 Grilling Master of the Central Valley" and receive:

  • The Title Belt featured in all of our promos, Retail Value of $250.
  • A $300 Gift Card for the Meat Market, with no purchase restrictions.
  • A Vacation Stay Voucher for 5 Nights and 6 Days in Cancun, MX, Retail Value of $1,200.
  • Recogition and starring role for you (and your company) in an upcoming YouTube/Facebook video.
  • Additional Gift Items will be named the day of the Finals on October 5th. 


Who can enter?

Anyone who can BBQ, is 18 or over, and can bring their own BBQ supplies to either location. No employees of The Meat Market or immediate family members can enter. Must show proper upon submission of entry fee.



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