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2023 TEAM COMPETITION APPLICATION

8th Annual Slab-O-Rama Barbeque Challenge
January 13 – 14, 2023 (Friday & Saturday) - Rotary Park, Bullhead City, Arizona

APPLICANT INFORMATION:


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NOTE: Electricity is not included with the registration fee. Teams may use their own generators or purchase electricity (110-volt, 20-amp power source... DO NOT ASK FOR MORE) for an additional fee of $100.00. Teams are responsible for supplying their own power cords.


Competition Times

Friday January 13, 2023

6:00 p.m. Appetizers (Judging team comes to your cook site)

7:00 p.m. Desserts (Judging team comes to your cook site)

Saturday January 14, 2023

12:00 Noon Chicken

12:30 p.m. Ribs

1:00 p.m. Pork

1:30 p.m. Brisket

2:00 p.m. Sausage

2:30 p.m. Cook’s Choice

4:30 p.m. Awards Presentation

*All times subject to change.

This contest will offer a Public Tasting on Friday January 13, 2023, starting at 5:00 p.m., and continuing on Saturday January 14, 2023 starting at 10:00 a.m. when the event opens. Each Team participating in the Public Tasting get $1.00 for every sample sold based on the number of tickets redeemed. All tickets are due by 8:30 p.m. on Friday and by 3:30 p.m. on Saturday.


Registration Fees: Please check the categories you plan to compete in. Sign up before 11:59 p.m. on
December 31, 2022 to receive the Early Registration fee of $275 for the KCBS Sanctioned Categories of Chicken, Ribs, Pork and Brisket! You may change your elections up until 5:00 p.m. on January 11,
2023
. Please let us know by email.

($25 per optional category to compete in)

Total:$

Submit this application electronically or by mail. Submissions will not be confirmed until both your application and full payment are received. Pay online no later than January 11, 2023; OR submit payments by mail. Mailed payments should be mailed on or before January 9, 2023 to: The Rotary Club of Bullhead City P.O. Box 21026 Bullhead City, Arizona 86439 * NOTE: $100 of the Registration Fee is non-refundable, per the Participation Agreement.

PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT
REQUIRED READING

The Slab-O-Rama Barbeque Challenge (Event) is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Bullhead City (“Rotary”), a non-profit organization. All the proceeds that are raised from this event is put back into our community through various projects that our Rotary Club is involved in including:

✧ The continued expansion and beautification of Rotary Park to include additional soccer fields and baseball fields;

✧ Scholarships to local high school seniors for college or vocational careers;

✧Sending local high school students to the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards to participate in leadership camps and meet other high school students from all over the world;

✧Sponsor participation in Rotary Youth Exchange, the world’s largest exchange program for high school students;

✧Continue to sponsor Interact Clubs in the area. Our Club sponsors the Interact Clubs at both Mohave Accelerated Learning Center and Mohave High School. Members of the Interact Clubs develop leadership skills and perform many local service and international service projects, including their current project, Crutches for Africa, where the students are collecting crutches, canes and wheelchairs from the community, and flying to Africa to distribute to the disabled

Rotary makes every attempt to host a premier event, however Rotary reserves the right to refuse a team’s entry or decline a judge’s application, certified or otherwise, at its discretion. Rotary will refund team entry fees (with the exception of the $100.00 non-refundable portion) when the team gives notice in writing or otherwise by email, by January 11, 2023. There are no cash refunds. Refunds will be made by check within thirty (30) days of receipt of the written notice of cancellation. Weather is not an acceptable reason for cancellation if adverse weather occurs after January 9, 2023, through the close of the Event on the evening of January 14, 2023.

Teams, its members, successors, and agents agree to abide by all local, state, and federal laws. Additionally, Teams, their members, successors, and agents shall follow the guidelines of the Kansas City Barbeque Society and the Mohave County Department of Environmental Health in such a manner that allows them to participate in the Event and its activities. Please see www.statefoodsafety.com/foodhandler/arizona/mohave for more information. Guidelines are made available to all Teams in advance of the event for their reference and the Teams acknowledge receipt of such guidelines. There shall be no alcoholic products sold or distributed by the Teams, their members, successors, or agents. Likewise, no hazardous or flammable materials other than for cooking are allowed in the Event venue. No weapons, controlled substances, or similar materials are allowed at the Venue. Any violations will result in immediate disqualification without refund and possible action by local law enforcement.

Teams shall assist in policing the Venue and in particular their cooking sites (pits), keeping all trash picked up and secured in trash containers provided. This includes the policing of each Team’s pit area when tearing down and vacating the site after the Event has concluded. Failure to do such may be reported to local authorities.

Teams are responsible for any damage that may result to the Park and or grounds due to damage from heat or cooking equipment that is or has been placed in direct contact with grounds or asphalt that results in cracking or damage otherwise. The same applies to equipment used in the cooking site (pit) that includes, but is not necessarily exclusive of, same roadways or parking surfaces as well as electrical facilities.


RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY

In acknowledgement of possible risk, injury, or property damage in competing at the 8th Annual Slab-O-Rama Barbeque Challenge, the undersigned team member, acting as authorized agent for “The Team,” states that the Team is voluntarily participating in these activities with the knowledge of any and all danger involved. The Team agrees to assume any and all risks associated with the participated activities, including but not limited to
risks of bodily harm, death, or property damage, whether those risks are known or unknown.

As consideration for being permitted by the Rotary Club of Bullhead City and the City of Bullhead City to participate in the 8th Annual Slab-O-Rama and to use Rotary Park and its facilities, the undersigned team member, acting as authorized agent for the Team, forever releases the Rotary Club of Bullhead City, the City of Bullhead City, any event-affiliated organization, and their respective directors, officers, employees, volunteers, agents, contractors, and representatives from any and all actions, claims, or demands that I, the Team, my assigns, heirs, distributees, guardians, spouse, agents, and legal representatives now have or may have in the future for injury, death, or property damages related to: (1) my participation as a Team at the Slab-O-Rama; (2) negligence or other acts, whether directly connected to these activities or not and however caused; (3) the condition of the premises where the activities occur, whether or not I am then participating the activities; or, (4) which may result from the Team’s participation, or which may occur to third parties by the act(s) of the Team members and their agents. The Team shall defend any action so asserted or maintained arising out of any action taken by the Team members. I also agree that I, my assigns, heirs, distributees, guardians, spouse, agents, and legal representatives will not make a claim, sue, or attach the property of the Rotary Club of Bullhead City, the City of Bullhead City, any event-affiliated organization, or their respective directors, officers, employees, volunteers, agents, contractors, or representatives.

The Team, its members, and its successors grant full permission to the Rotary Club of Bullhead City and the Slab-O-Rama Event committee to use any photographs, videotapes, records, or any other record of the Event for any legitimate purpose, including but not limited to the future promotional efforts on behalf of the Event. The Team and its members and/or successors agree to follow the rules of the local contest, KCBS rules, and local, state, and federal government laws and hereby authorize the Team member signing below to execute this agreement on behalf of the Team, its other members, and its successors to assume full legal liability and responsibility for the behavior of the “Team” and its guests.

As between the parties, each party shall be solely responsible for any and all liability arising
from personal injury, including death, or any damage including property damage arising from the act or failure to act of the Respective Party or of its Officials, members, or Agents pursuant to this agreement.

ON BEHALF OF THE TEAM I CERTIFY THAT I AM AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THIS SERIES OF AGREEMENTS, “DOCUMENT”, AND THAT I HAVE READ, HAD THE
OPPORTUNITY TO ASK QUESTIONS AND UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO THIS DOCUMENT, INCLUDING ALL PAGES OF THE TEAM APPLICATION¹

¹By submitting the team applications and all of its subparts electronically, you agree to conduct this transaction
electronically and as such, any document, record, contract and/or any signature submitted in electronic form will be
given full legal effect and enforceability. See A.R.S. § 44-7007, et. seq.

Get in Touch

Do you have questions and would like to contact us?

MAIL TO:

The Rotary Club of Bullhead City

Attn: T'shura-Ann Elias

P.O. Box 21026

Bullhead City, Arizona 86429

CONTACT
applications@slaborama.com