If you are interested in participating as a vendor, please download the registration form here and submit it to the Chamber by September 1st.




  1. Participants must first call the City of Livingston Sanitarian for approval – (406) 222-4142.

  2. Cost of entry is $50 ($75 to also be a vendor and sell your product).

  3. You must sign up through the Chamber at (406) 222-0850, 303 E Park Street

  4. You may set up on Saturday, September 7th, starting at 8:00 am. The contest will be held Sunday at 11:30 am for judge tasting and 12:00 pm for "People's Choice" tasting. 

  5. There will be a meeting for ALL cooks on Saturday at 8am. Cups (if needed) and judging platters will be handed out.

  6. Categories are: Ribs (spare or baby back), Brisket, and Pulled Pork.

  7. NO seasoning or cooking of contest meats before 8:00 am on Saturday, September 7th. NO pre-cooked, NO pre-boiled, NO pre-marinated meats. Ribs must have bone-in sample. Meats are subject to inspection. 

  8. Unsanitary cooking conditions may be grounds for disqualification. 

  9. There will be some electric hook-ups available.

  10. You must provide your own ice, booth, table and all supplies. You are also responsible for clean up of your space.

  11. Barbecue will be judged on texture, moisture, tenderness, aroma and taste. 

  12. The decisions of the judges are final.

  13. Awards for each category will be trophies, 1st and 2nd in each category plus People's Choice. 

  14. Quiet time will be from 10:00 pm to 8:00 am if staying overnight in the park.

  15. Dogs must be on leash in the park and event grounds.

All questions and concerns will be handled by:
Before Event - The Chamber office (406)-222-0850
Day of Event - Suzy Barnett (406)-224-3783


1. Download the BBQ Cook-Off Application PDF

2. Print application and fill out

3. Scan and email application to 

Park County Days

Presented by the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau

303 E. Park St., Livingston MT 59047


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