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Hooked on the Bayou and BamaQ Steak Cookoff

October 1, 2022 – Ralston Park, Bayou La Batre, Alabama
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A Grilling with Bama-Q Series Event & 
Produced by Alabama Coasting
& South Mobile County Tourism 

Hooked on the Bayou Seafood Festival


Celebrating the Seafood culture and industry of Bayou La Batre, this event will showcase hard working people of the Bayou and rich harvest they produce. Activities include:


Up Close and Personal conversations and demonstrations with industry folks such as shrimpers, shrimp net makers, oyster tongers and oyster farmers.


A children’s fun zone with fish painting and oyster shell crafting

Demonstration and sampling of the different varieties of shrimp harvested in the Gulf


Oyster shucking contest and tastes comparisons of different farmed oysters 

Bama-Q Grilling in the Bayou – Steak Cook-off


A Bama-Q TV Grilling with Bama-Q event – Teams from all over the country gather in the Bayou to compete for cash, cool trophies, and bragging rights. Also, the Seafood Soup Ancillary is a Qualifying event for the World Food Championships 

Event Schedule

10am – Cooks Meeting/Steak Selection A followed by Steak Selection B

11am – Judges Meeting

12-12:15 – Kids’ Steak Turn In

1-1:15 – Seafood Soup Turn In

2-2:30 – Steak A Turn In

3-3:30 – Steak B Turn In

5pm – Awards

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