What time does the event begin?

The Speed & Feed BBQ Festival will begin on Friday, March 13 at 5 p.m. and end at 10 p.m., and once again on Saturday, March 14 at 10 a.m. and finish at 4 p.m.

How much does it cost to attend the Speed & Feed BBQ Festival?

The Speed & Feed BBQ Festival is free and open to the public. Individual tickets will be sold for the BBQ tasting, which starts at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 14. Tickets will be $1 per ticket or 12 for $10. A $1 per car parking fee will also be administered on both days.

How do I sign up to compete in the BBQ competition?

All BBQ teams wishing to compete in the Speed & Feed BBQ Festival must fill out an application. The entry fee is $250. 

Continue to check our website for BBQ team applications. In the meantime, you may contact Alex Aiello at aaiello@darlingtonraceway.com or Bridget Holloman at bholloman@darlingtonraceway.com.

Are coolers/chairs allowed?

Coolers will not be permitted inside the event, however we will allow lawn chairs.

Are pets allowed?

Unfortunately, no pets are allowed in to the event area due to health codes. Service animals specifically trained to aid a person with a disability are welcome.

How do I become a vendor?

If you are interested in becoming a food vendor at the Speed & Feed BBQ Festival, you will need to fill out an application and contact Jason Hardee at (843) 340-4588.

How do I get involved as a sponsor?

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor please contact our Director of Corporate Sales, Tyler Grube at tgrube@darlingtonraceway.com or (843) 395-8817.

I'm interested in helping out behind the scenes, how do I become a volunteer?

If you'd like to help us with parking, the kid's area, beverage tents, selling merchandise, etc., contact either Alex Aiello at aaiello@darlingtonraceway.com or Bridget Holloman at bholloman@darlingtonraceway.com.