About The Inaugural
Getting Saucy with the Arc of the Lowcountry
BBQ Sauce Competition
What Makes this Competition Different?
It's All About the Sauce!
The Getting Saucy with ARC competition is South Carolina's only competition to feature the sauce as the determining factor to crown the ultimate barbeque sauce champion. Event coordinators will provide each contestant with the pork they will sauce up with their original recipe. This will ensure that all sauces are being judged independently of the pork.
All entries must be available to purchase commercially through wholesale, retail, or direct marketing generally open to the public. Categories judged will include Mild Red (Tomato), Spicy Red (Tomato), Mustard, Vinegar, and Specialty.
The first-place winner from each category will compete head-to-head to determine the Grand Champion.
BBQ Sauce Makers Include The Motley Chew, Billy's SLAPP'N Sauce, Rising Smoke, Kees Kitchen, Sea Monster Sauces, SWAMP tonic, Cox BBQ Sauce, Dog & Duck, Mo Mo Sauce, Smoke-N-Out, Chipper Dog BBQ, Smokin' Coals, Ogre Sauces, Loyal Dogs LLC, J-Bones of Carolina Kitchen, High to Lowcountry BBQ, Baps Catering, Gar Sauce, Julz's Creations, Lillie's of Charleston, Zach's Sandwich Shack, and Big Shon's Everything BBQ.
About the Venue:
The Firefly Distillery is where good times with good friends are had by all. Just a short drive from historic Charleston, the Firefly Distillery recently moved to its new location in the Park Circle neighborhood of North Charleston. Hidden from street view, the Distillery charmingly sits on an expansive lawn perfect for outdoor gatherings and festivals for an event unlike any other.
4201 Spruill Ave, North Charleston, SC 29405
About The Arc
of the Lowcountry
A Leader in Disability Rights
The Arc is the largest national community-based organization advocating for and with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and serving them and their families.
We work tirelessly to uphold our vision that every individual and family living with IDD in the United States has access to the information, advocacy, and skills they need to support their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.