Currituck Bulls and BBQ

Saturday, November 4, 2023
12:00pm – 6:30pm
Currituck County Rural Center (CCRC)
184 Milburn Sawyer Road, Powells Point, NC 27966

Vendor and ticket information will be finalized and updated as we get closer to the event.  Please stay tuned for more information on the 2023 Bulls & BBQ event!


Digital ticket or print out of ticket REQUIRED for entry.  No tickets available at the gate.  For more details, please call 252-435-2947.  NO REFUNDS. If we postpone due to rain and weather a rescheduled rain date will be Sunday, November 5th. Please use your November 5 ticket as your ticket for November 6 (rain date) if we reschedule.

Once you purchase a ticket, you will be taken to a confirmation page. From there you can send the ticket again to your email and or your phone via text. Also after completion, you will get an automatic confirmation email which contains the link to the ticket. Attendees will need to bring that ticket either by paper or a digital copy to the event. Your QR code will be scanned for entry.

2023 People’s Choice BBQ Competition

Ticket Cost: $10 per person (Limited Tickets Available)
Event Time: 1-3:30 pm (Online Ticketing Closed at 3 pm)

Digital ticket or print out of ticket REQUIRED for entry.

Currituck County will not honor the resale of tickets. There is only one QR Code per entry.

NO REFUNDS. Attendees will need to bring ticket either by paper or a digital copy to the event.

All KCBS teams as well as all local BBQ restaurants have been invited to participate in this year’s People’s Choice. The tickets are $10 per person to sample and vote on your favorite BBQ and your favorite side. People can sample a 2 oz sample of each BBQ and a sample of each side. Once they have sampled all the BBQ and sides, they get to vote. We will crown a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner for the “Best BBQ” & “Best Fixin.” Winners Announced at 4 pm.

The People’s Choice Contest benefits our 4-H Pack Backs for Kids, our local non-profit carrying out their mission to: Provide Currituck’s school-aged children with the necessities to enhance the total school experience and ensure they reach their full potential with dignity and respect.

The Anything Goes Craft Market and fun family festivities are from noon-3pm with the rodeo starting at 3pm. The musician this year is Glen Shelton. We will have some awesome local food vendors.

Parents may sign their children up for the Mutton Bustin’ portion of the rodeo beginning at 3pm on site at the event.  The child must weigh 65 lbs. or less. These spots are limited, and it is first come, first served.  A ticket to the rodeo is required  in order to sign up for Mutton Bustin’

Event Timeline:
12:00pm – Gates Open (craft market, mechanical bull riding, food vendors)
1:00pm – Welcome
1:15pm – 3:00pm – Live music featuring Glen Shelton
3:00pm – 5th Annual Rodeo Begins
4:15pm – Rodeo intermission
5:30pm – Rodeo Ends

Free Festivities (12:00pm-3:00pm):
-Petting Zoo
-Mechanical Bull
-Inflatable Basketball Connect Four
-Kinfolk Mobile Axe Throwing
-LCVFD Firetruck

Free Cornhole Tournament
-12:30pm: Cornhole Tournament Registration
-1:30pm: Cornhole Tournament Begins

Food Vendors 12:00pm-5:30pm


Barrel Racing:
For information on participating in the rodeo (barrel racing, etc.), please contact Carey McNeill at [email protected]


Information and forms:

KCBS Team Application: 2022 CBB KCBS TEAM Application-1_rv

Event Partnership Package:  2022 CBB Partnership Packet_4

Anything Goes Craft Market_Vendor Exhibitor Form Nov.

2022 Vendor Concession Agreement_B&BBQ 2022

People’s Choice Registration Form 2022


Thank You to Our 2022 Partners!
We truly appreciate the support of our event partners! 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 Samantha Payne at 252-453-9040 to learn more about sponsoring the next Bulls & BBQ event on November 5, 2022!  Partnership Packet

Event Partners:

    BBV BrindleySpecial    Kilmarlic Golf Club and Clubhouse              



We would like to say a special thank you to all of our April 2022 Bulls & BBQ Sponsors/Partners .  Please support our local businesses.

People’s Choice:






Event Contacts:

Samantha Payne