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Pigs for the kids to benefit local charities

Pigs for the kids to benefit local charities
Posted at 1:37 PM, Jul 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-18 16:47:38-04
Barbecue team registration is open and tickets are now on sale for the second annual Pigs for the Kids, which takes place at Craig Ranch Regional Park on Saturday, Sept. 17, from noon to 9 p.m.
Featuring a spirited barbecue competition, live bands, ice cold beer, wine, and more, the family-friendly event tastes good and DOES good by supporting childhood cancer charities.
This year’s Pigs for the Kids Barbecue Cook-Off and Festival will benefit Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation, Cure 4 The Kids Foundation and the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation. 
Like no other barbecue competition in Las Vegas, Pigs for the Kids will offer everyone from backyard grill masters to professional chefs and restaurateurs a chance to show their barbecue brilliance in a variety of categories.
Teams will compete to take home the second-annual Pigs for the Kids Barbecue Cook-Off Grand Champion Trophy; trophies will be offered in five categories: ribs, pork shoulder, sauce, beans and “Hog Wild”—where anything goes, as long as it includes pork.
Pigs for the Kids expects 50 barbecue teams to compete, which will be judged by a panel of both certified as well as celebrity judges.
All styles of barbecue are sure to be represented and attendees can purchase a V.I.Pig Pass with access to open bar and the V.I.Pig tent.
For more information and to register a team, click here.