Venice Airport Festival Grounds A Finger Lickin' & Hot Pickin' Good Time! Free Parking / Free Admisssion!

A Finger Lickin' & Hot Pickin' Good Time!
Venice Airport Festival Grounds
Free Parking/Free Admission!

APRIL 20 & 21, 2018

Fri 5pm-9pm | Sat 10am-6pm

Thank you for your interest in being a judge for the Suncoast BBQ BASH barbeque Contest! You MUST be a FBA Certified Judge. If you are not and interest in becoming a certified judge, you can get information from the FBA website. To Apply, please complete the form below.

If you need a place to stay, we have arranged discounted rates at area hotels when you use the code word "BBQ" while making your reservations. Please visit the Lodging page to learn more.

If your application is approved and you are selected, you will receive an email notice. You may also check the published list of judges that is periodically updated. All Judges are required to Check-in at the event Saturday April 15th by 9am and attend a MANDATORY Judges Meeting at 9:30am.

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We're located in Venice, FL at the Venice Municiplal Airport festival grounds

Venice Airport
610 Airport Ave E.
Venice, FL 34285

Parking Guide

Because of single-road access to the parking areas there is a limit on the number of cars an hour that can make it in and out of the parking area.

ENTERING – During peak hours there will be three lanes to enter the parking at the gate. Please stay in designated lanes and follow instructions from our parking attendants. Remember there is shuttle service to the entrance gates.

EXITING – Follow the marked driveways. Do not cut across for there is numerous soft sand areas.