Frisco BBQ Challenge hosting essay contest for Father’s Day weekend getaway |

Frisco BBQ Challenge hosting essay contest for Father’s Day weekend getaway

The annual Frisco Colorado BBQ Challenge is once again sponsoring a contest to find a dad deserving of a chance to kick back during the event and enjoy some barbecue and quality time with the family.

Youth ages 16 and under are invited to submit a short essay detailing why there dad is most deserving of a free barbecue-filled weekend in Frisco. Essays should be no longer than 600 words and can be submitted at

The BBQ Challenge happens every Father’s Day weekend, and this year that will be June 15-17. To enter the BBQ Challenge’s Father’s Day contest, youth 16 and under must submit a short essay detailing why their dad is deserving of a free BBQ-filled weekend in Frisco.

The winner will receive lodging for two nights — June 16 and 17 — in a two-bedroom condominium courtesy of Mountain Managers. They will also be awarded $100 worth of Hogbacks, the official currency of the Colorado Barbecue Challenge, and two tickets to Friday’s “Rub It, Smoke It, Sip It,” Whiskey Tour courtesy of the Breckenridge Distillery.

All essays must be submitted by midnight on Friday, May 5.

The 2017 Frisco Colorado BBQ Challenge will feature seven bands playing on the Main Street stage Thursday, Friday and Saturday and the 6K run, the Bacon Burner, on Saturday.

For more details about the Colorado BBQ Challenge, the Bacon Burner 6K run, lodging specials and activities, visit or call 1-800-424-1554.

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