Contestant Registration

This event is sanction by the Florida BBQ Association. As of 3/31/23 all teams Head Cook/Pitmaster competing in a sanctioned contest must be a member in good standing. Please follow for membership information.


  • Each team will receive at least a 20’ x 50’ space. Additional overnight camper/RV not competing is $100.
  • 50 amp, 30 amp, and 110 power is available for teams. Water is available to all teams.
  • Teams may choose not to participate in certain categories. Entry fee is a flat $150 or $300.
  • Ice bags are available for $3/bag.
BY RETURNING THE OFFICIAL ENTRY FORM, I AGREE TO ABIDE BY THE RULES AND REGULATIONS OF Sebring Firemen Inc. 12 Hours of BBQ competition, and all rules, guidelines and laws established by Sebring Firemen Inc. and the Florida BBQ Association.
In consideration of you accepting this entry, I, the undersigned, intending to be legally bound, hereby, for myself, my heirs, my executors and administrators, waive and release any and all rights and claims for damages I may have against the City of Sebring, Sebring Firemen Inc., Highlands County Fair Association, the Florida BBQ Association and their agents, sponsors, successors and assigns for any and all injuries suffered by me in this event. Further, I hereby grant full permission to the Sebring Firemen Inc. and their agents, sponsors, successors and assigns to use my photograph, name, likeness, recordings, videotapes or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose.