Festival seeks grill teams for BBQ rib competition

Oakland County Parks and Recreation and Lathrup Village ‚ÄúSummer In The Village‚ÄĚ Festival invite teams to register for a¬†barbecue rib cooking competition¬†in the second annual¬†BBQ Battle¬†on¬†Saturday, June 16¬†from¬†11 a.m. ‚Äď 7 p.m.at Lathrup Village Municipal Park.
 
Entry is $35/team. Competitors supply their own grills and may use wood, charcoal or gas. Teams check-in from 8:30 ‚Äď 9:30 a.m.; judging begins at 3:30 p.m.¬†Cash prizes¬†provided by the Lathrup Village Foundation: first place $300; second place $200; and third place $100.
 
Admission is¬†free¬†for spectators. Stop by the¬†Oakland County Parks and Recreation¬†‚ÄúNature Myth Busters‚ÄĚ table¬†and¬†climbing tower¬†for free fun! Summer in the Village also features¬†an art fair, music, mini-pub, grilling demonstrations, food court, and more.
 
Register your team for BBQ Battle by June 9; contact Laurie Stasiak at 248-424-7076 with questions.
 
For forms and more information, visit DestinationOakland.com or summerinthevillage.com.