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FRISCO - It's been 21 years for the Colorado BBQ Challenge in Frisco.

The event kicks off on June 12 with live music. The BBQ challenge will run Friday, June 13 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, June 14 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Grab some good grub at the Colorado BBQ Challenge. 9NEWS 4 p.m. 06/13/14.

Approximately 70 BBQers will compete for a variety of awards. Teams compete in a wide range of categories including pork, ribs, chicken, brisket, anything goes, barbecue sauce, side dish, salsa and dessert. Each team competes for the coveted Grand Champion and Reserve Champion titles.

Other BBQ event favorites include chef demonstrations on the Viking Stage, pig races, a whiskey tour and a variety of musical entertainment.

Admission is free. The event is a cash-free event. You must purchase hog-back tickets to spend on the street for food, beverages, activities and souvenirs. Each ticket equals $1. You can purchase tickets online in advance or at the event. For more information, visit friscobbq.com or call 1-800-424-1554.

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