2015 BBQ and Chili Cook Off and Blues Fest

CookOff & BluesFest

Come to the park on Saturday, September 19 from noon until 9 p.m. for a day of food, blues and a great time! Amateur grillers prepare their favorite chili, chicken, and/or ribs. Big cash prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category. Public judging cards will be sold for $5. Commercial vendors will provide your favorite summertime foods. Cold beverages available and live bands performing the best of the blues! This is a premier event at Hopewell Community Park!


  1. John Yatsko says:

    I am interested in participating in the BBQ and Chili Cook Off. I can’t seem to find an application online.

    • hopewelltwp says:

      Hi John
      Your forms have been emailed to you! All BBQ Cook Off information and forms are now available on our website if you need more information. Thanks, Pam

  2. Tim Hidge says:

    Sweet Chuck BBQ will be there to defend our championship!!! Email forms please!

    • hopewelltwp says:

      You got it! Forms are coming your way! Stiff competition this year-and we welcome new entrants. Just go to under Events tab and click on BBQ Cook Off. Forms are there-GOOD LUCK and may the best meat win!

  3. Tim Hodge says:

    Misspelled my own name. Doh!

  4. Do you have times for each band?

    • Hello Dave,

      Thank you for contacting us. Please see the scheduled bands below:

      DeucesWild 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
      32.20 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
      Jill West and Blues Attack 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
      Billy the Kid and the Regulators 7:00 p.m. – 9 p.m.

  5. tammy belich says:

    I just heard about this event, but next year I would love to enter the rib cook off. And win! So if you would like some new competition next year please keep my information and email me a application next year. Thank you!

  6. nancy dickson says:

    how do I get to the Hopewell communiy park from Pittsburgh? Where is it?

    • Hopewell Community Park is located at 2500 Laird Dr., Aliquippa, PA 15001. General Directions: Route 376 West, exit at the Hopewell ramp. Bear right onto Rt. 151 Gringo Road. Travel East past the Hopewell Industrial Park. Approximately one mile turn left onto Kane Road. Travel Kane Road past the Kane Road drive-in theater. Turn right at the next street, Laird Drive. Hopewell Park is on the right side.

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  8. Would you mind sending me the 2015 forms and rules once available? Looking forward to my favorite day of the year!

  9. is this still an active event?

  10. Are corporate sponsorships available?

    • hopewelltwp says:

      Are you asking if your company can sponsor the event? If so, yes of course we have prizes and such that are awarded that we are more than appreciative to have donated. You can contact our Recreation Director, Pam Fiejdasz at 412-378-1460 x101 or to discuss/

  11. My name is Letty. I am the event coordinator for Advantage Chiropractic in Beaver. Will there be a BBQ & Chili Cook off Blues Fest this year? if there is one this year, we would like to be considered as a vendor. We would do chiropractic screenings and possibly chair massages. Please send any needed information/application, etc. I look forward to hearing from you soon.

    • hopewelltwp says:

      The BBQ and Blues Fest is Saturday, September 17th. We do not have all of the information set yet because we are in the process of hiring a new Parks Director. Please watch the website and facebook page for updates.

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