Currituck Bulls and BBQ

Saturday, April 9, 2022
12:00pm – 6:00pm
Currituck County Rural Center (CCRC)
184 Milburn Sawyer Road, Powells Point, NC 27966

* Rescheduled from Saturday, November 6, 2021

Bulls and BBQ Rodeo Rescheduled for April 9, 2022
11/5/2021 – Due to the impending weather and wind, the November 6 Bulls & BBQ rodeo has been cancelled along with music, entertainment, food and craft vendors. The reschedule date is April 9, 2022 with a rain date of April 10, 2022. Tickets already purchased will be good for that date. If you purchased tickets to pick up at Will Call, we will hold them for you. If you wish a refund, please call the Moyock Welcome Center (252-435-2947) no earlier than Wednesday, November 8. We will begin processing refunds at that time. Currituck Travel & Tourism regrets the cancellation and looks forward to seeing you in April!


Enjoy a full day of events including a KCBS BBQ Competition, People’s Choice Competition (proceeds benefit 4-H Currituck Backpack for Kids), mechanical bull riding, live music from Manteo Murphy, a craft market, cornhole tournament, local food vendors and a rodeo (a Southern Extreme Bull Riding Association sanctioned event), featuring some of the region’s top bull riders and barrel racers.

Event Timeline:
12:00pm – Gates Open (craft market, mechanical bull riding, food vendors, People’s Choice BBQ tickets on sale)
1:00pm – Welcome
1:15pm – 3:00pm – Live music featuring Manteo Murphy
1:45pm – 3:00pm – People’s Choice BBQ tasting (or until BBQ runs out)
2:00pm – Will Call opens for Rodeo advance sale ticket pickup
3:00pm – Rodeo Begins
4:15pm – Rodeo intermission with KCBS Awards
4:45pm – People’s Choice BBQ Awards announced
5:30pm – Rodeo Ends


People’s Choice BBQ Tasting:
Tickets: $10
Proceeds benefit 4-H Currituck Backpack for Kids
12:00pm – 2:30pm – Ticket Sales (until BBQ runs out)
1:45pm – 3:00pm – Tasting (until BBQ runs out)
4:45pm – People’s Choice Awards (immediately following KCBS Awards)

5th Annual Rodeo:
3:00pm – 5:30pm (Rodeo Gates Open at 2:00pm)

Rodeo Tickets:
Advanced sale tickets may be purchased until November 5th, by 4:30pm at the Moyock Welcome Center. The hours for the Welcome Center are 9:00am to 5:00pm (7 days a week) … or purchase tickets via phone by calling the Moyock Welcome Center at 252-435-2947 with your credit or debit card, tickets then can be picked up the day of the rodeo at “Will Call” beginning at 2:00pm at the rodeo ticket tent.  Tickets are limited for this event.

***After November 5th, 4:30pm, tickets will only be available for purchase on November 6th, at the CCRC beginning at 2:00pm***
$15 – Advanced Adult Ticket (13 and older)
$10 – Advanced Children’s Ticket (6-12 years old)
$45 – Advanced Sale Family 4 Pack – 2 adults and 2 kids (Kids are 12 or younger)
$10 – BBQ Judges and Cook Teams (Day of Event)
$20 – Day of event Adult Ticket (13 and older)
$15 – Day of event Children’s Ticket (6-12 years old)
$65 – Day of event Family 4 Pack – 2 adults and 2 kids (Kids are 12 or younger)
Children ages 5 and under are free

Advance rodeo tickets have been selling very briskly and there will be a very limited number of tickets available for purchase at the Currituck County Rural Center (CCRC) on Saturday. To purchase tickets in advance and secure your spot at the rodeo before it is sold out, please call the Currituck County Welcome Center at 252-435-2947!

If you do plan on waiting and purchasing your tickets on Saturday at the event, we suggest that you call the Currituck County Welcome Center at 252-435-2947 for an update on ticket availability prior to making your way to the CCRC.


Barrel Racing:
For information on participating in the rodeo (barrel racing, etc.), please contact Carey McNeill at
Registration will begin, Monday, November 1, 2021


2021 Participating Vendors:

“Anything Goes” Craft Market Vendors
– VR Pottery OBX
– Michael Middleton Ceramics
– Muse Originals OBX
– STAG’s Sauce Co & Catering
– Elain Brooks Wreaths
– Crawford M. Evens Jr. / Saw Dust
– Treasures for a CURE
– Scentsy by Courtney
– Hippy Dippy Goat Soap Co.
– Mary Kay
– Slime & Fidgets
– Crafts (Homemade)/ Artwork
– NRS Laser Works
– Billy’s Cornhole Boards
– LolaClaire Jewelry
– Pop Pop & Duck
– Dizan Art Works
– Kris’ Corolla Creations

Food Vendors
– Fork’et Me Not
– Mr. Joe’s Fun Food
– Old Colony Smokehouse
– On the Spot Creamery
– Outer Banks Kettle Corn
– Dank Franks


KCBS Competition Applications & Forms:
2021 CBB KCBS TEAM Application >
2021 People’s Choice Competition Application >
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Partnership Opportunities:
We invite you to consider one of our several event Partnership opportunities that are currently available. Partnership monies will be earmarked for use as KCBS prizes and to cover event-related expenses, with a portion of any remaining funds being added to our donation to Currituck 4-H Backpacks 4 Kids. Please contact Kemberly Sawyer or Samantha Payne at 252-453-9040 to learn more.
Partner levels and benefits >

Event Partners:


Kilmarlic Golf Club and Clubhouse    Sanctuary Vineyards       


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We would like to say a special thank you to all of our 2021 Bulls & BBQ Sponsors/Partners .  Please support our local businesses.

People’s Choice:






Event Contacts:

Samantha Payne