Two of the kids participating in the 2012 Kids Q at Riverfest show off their Academy Sports + Outdoors bags.
The 2014 Kids Q, sponsored by Academy Sports + Outdoors will give 20 kids the chance to vie for the title of best young cook at Riverfest (plus a nice gift card to Academy!). The competition will be held on Saturday, September 20 and is open to all kids 8-18. There are only 20 spots available!
How to Register
You can register by downloading the application below and returning it to the Decatur Jaycees at PO Box 1025, Decatur, AL 35602. You can also register online using the registration form below (online fees apply). All participants will be given a bag and grill to keep courtesy of Academy Sports + Outdoors. The registration fee is $30.
1st Place: $100 Academy Gift Card
2nd Place: $75 Academy Gift Card
3rd Place: $25 Academy Gift Card
Each contestant must be between the ages of 8-18. We are limiting the contest to the first 20 contestants with paid entry fees. The category will be ribeye steaks (provided by the Decatur Jaycees and Halsey Food Service). The entry will be judged on the same criteria as the KCBS Sanctioning group’s rules. Taste, tenderness and appearance will be judged. All contestants must attend the cooks meeting at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday.
Cooking begins at 8 a.m.
Entries are due at 9:30 a.m.
Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony.
The contest will provide the grills. Ribeye steaks will be provided by Halseys Food Service. Tables will be provided by the Decatur Jaycees. ALL OTHER COOKING SUPPLIES ARE TO BE PROVIDED BY THE CONTESTANT. For example, cutting boards, knives, spices, sanitizing wipes, garnish, etc.