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South Carolina Camper Cookoff Series 2014


1/22/2014
Get a taste of what's cookin' and bring your own flavor to the South Carolina Camper Cookoff Series!

The following events will be held in the series:

Nov. 7-8, 2014            Chicken Cookoff at Calhoun Falls State Park - ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS NOW!******To reserve your spot as a cook or judge for the Calhoun Falls Chicken Cookoff, please contact the park at 864-447-8267. You may not make reservations by any other method.

Jan. 16-17, 2015        Grits Cookoff at Myrtle Beach State Park - ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS NOW!*****To reserve your spot as a cook or judge for the Myrtle Beach Grits Cookoff, please contact the park at 843-238-5325. You may not make reservations by any other method.

Information on the Cookoffs:
  • 75 sites will be set aside for participants at each park. 25 sites will be dedicated to the cooks and 50 will be to the judges.
  • When reserving a site, you may register and participate as a cook or a judge - not both.
  • Entry fee (for cooks or judges) will be a two-night minimum campsite registration fee.
  • Participants must call the respective park to make a reservation to be assigned to the correct area.  You may not register online or via the toll-free number.
  • Judges will taste a sample from all cooks and then vote.  Only one vote is allocated per judging campsite.
  • Cooks must provide 50 individual samples - one sample portion per judge.
  • The only category judged will be the dish, which has to contain the signature item of the respective cookoff.
  • DHEC information for cook teams can be found here.

For more information on the cookoffs, how to be a cook or participate as a judge, please contact the park directly.


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