Brown Motors Sponsors BBQ on the Bay Competition

Local dealership, Brown Motors, will sponsor Festival on the Bay’s BBQ on the Bay Competition
Festival on the Bay’s BBQ on the Bay Competition will be held

Online PR News – 07-August-2014 – Petoskey, MI – PETOSKEY, Michigan—Brown Motors will be sponsoring this month’s BBQ on the Bay Competition during the Festival on the Bay. The BBQ on the Bay Competition will be held on Saturday, August 16. Setup for grillers will begin at 8am with the tasting event running from noon to 3pm.
The amateur rib grilling competition will be settled by both Celebrity Judges and People’s Choice. The first place Judge’s Choice winner will receive $200 cash, a Maxwell Cycle Shop Grilling Trophy, and a choice of a Weber Grill or Smoker from Meyer Ace Hardware ($299 value). The second place People’s Choice will receive $100 cash.
The cost to enter the contest is $40. The tasting event is $5 a person.
Competitors are required to bring their own grill; a meat thermometer; serving tongs, knives, and grilling utensils; a minimum 24” by 24” plastic cutting board; non-latex disposable gloves; and a minimum 48 quart chest cooler. All seasonings, rubs, spices, sauces, and brine must be store-bought with the safety seal intact, sealed, and fully attached.
The deadline to enter is Friday, August 8, at noon. Interested grillers can download the entry form online at
“Everyone loves a good barbecue! It’s time to bring the American tradition of BBQ competitions up north. We’re excited to help make this an annual event at Petoskey’s Festival on the Bay,” said Steve Brown, Owner/ Dealer Principal, Brown Motors.
The Festival on the Bay will be held from August 14 – August 17, and is put on by the Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce.
For more information, please contact Holly Brown, eCommerce Director, Brown Motors, at (231) 439-3673 or by emailing
About Brown Motors
Brown Motors has been selling transportation in Northern Michigan since 1898. The current owners are third generation, and the fourth generation also works at the dealership. Brown Motors sells new and used Ford, Lincoln, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram cars, trucks, mini vans, and SUVs. They also have a knowledgeable and friendly service and parts department. Check out their inventory and community involvement at