2nd Annual Modern Gas Rhythm and Rib Showdown October 11th , 2014 Grill Competitor Application (must be 18 years or older to compete) Please print clearly: Individual/Team Name: ________________________________________ Team Members: __________________ : ____________________ :_________________ : ___________________:_____________________:_________________: Phone Number: _________________________ Birth Date: _____________________________ Email Address: _________________________ Type of grill to be used: _______________________________________________ Will you be staying for the concert after the competition? ____ Yes ____ No Grand Prize: $500 cash 2nd Place: $250 cash 3rd Place: $100 Modern Gas Gift Certificate I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the Terms and Conditions. ___________________________________________ Signature _____________ Date TERMS and CONDITIONS: 2ND ANNUAL MODERN GAS RHYTHM & RIB SHOWDOWN 1. Must be over 18 years of age to compete. 2. $50 entry fee due upon submitting application. (entry fee includes (2) armbands for evening concerts) Note: Additional armbands $10 per grilling participant. $15 General admission 3. All grills must be set-up and ready no later than 8:00am on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Modern Gas located at 1335 US Hwy 82 West, Leesburg, GA 31763. (Set up may begin as early as 6:30am) 4. All food preparation must be on-site. Two (2) certified judges must inspect meat prior to cooking. Meat will be inspected beginning at 7:45am 5. No grills over 60 inches in length permitted and no pull-behinds. 6. A maximum of a 10x10 tent is allowed, and recommended. 7. Competition is based solely on the prepared BABY BACK RIBS supplied by griller. 8. Gloves and one (1) turn-in box will be provided by Modern Gas to each team. 9. All food preparation must be complete and ready for judging competition by 2:00pm on Saturday, October 11, 2014. 10. Judging/Scoring: Each entry will be scored by three (3) judges in the areas of presentation (only ribs in box), taste/flavor, and tenderness/texture. Scoring ranges from a low of 1 (one) to a high of five (5) in each category. Entrants are responsible for delivering prepared meat to judges in the provided turn-in box. A minimum of six (6) individual ribs must in the turn-in box with the latch closed. *Winners: The Winners will be determined by adding all the scores together and the team with the highest amount of points will be in 1st place, followed by 2nd highest score in 2nd place and 3rd highest score in 3rd place. In case of a tie, a 4th judge will judge tied entries on the same criteria stated above. The additional score will be added to the previous totals to determine the winners. 11. Every team, including members and guests, are expected and required to exhibit proper and courteous behavior at all times. Teams will be informed of all local laws and will adhere to same. Failure to abide by these rules of behavior may result in expulsion from the contest. 12. An entry can be disqualified by the judges only. An entry can be disqualified for any of the following reasons. - There is evidence of blood such that the meat is uncooked. - The entry is turned in after the officially designated time. - Gloves are not used while handling food products. 13. Once competition is over and winners announced, grillers will have a 30-45minute opportunity to pack up and move to general parking area. If griller chooses to remain in set up spot, moving will not be allowed until close of the evening which will be around 11:00 – 11:30pm.