News and updates will be listed on this page whenever they happen. We hope to make this the best event yet!
05/14/2015:The Que is coming together, and will be here sooner then we know it. The schedules for Friday and Saturday have been more refined, so visit this pages to get a better feel of when things are happening.
04/23/2015:There is something for everyone this year on Friday night of the Que for the Troops and Family Festival weekend! Friday night festivities will now include a WING EATING CONTEST!Space is limited, so please register early!
Registration is now open, Click here to register
Twenty participants will eat their way to prize winnings and bragging rights in this amateur wing eating contest. The Wing Eating Contest will take place at 8:00 pm at the Falls Township Community Park during the Que for the Troops event. The cost to participate in the Wing Eating Contest is $20.00 for Falls Township Residents and $25.00 for Non-Residents.
All proceeds benefit the Liberty USO. For more information on what's happening throughout Que for the Troops weekend, please visit www.queforthetroops.com. For more information on the Wing Eating Contest, please email Jess Fox at email@example.com.
IFOCE Members or members of any other professional eating organization are not eligible. Must be 18 years old at time of contest to participate.
04/21/2015:Happy to announce that the Que For The Troops 5k and Family Fun Miler to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project, sponsored by Inspire Federal Credit Union, is now open for registration. Please visit our 5K page for full details and a link to register. Spots are limited, so register early.
04/01/2015:April 1st is here, and I am happy to announce the final teams for the 2015 Que for the Troops. We welcome the The Berkshire Bullies from Churchville PA, Redneck Smoke Club from Somerset NJ, Nice Racks out of Huntingdon Valley PA, The BBQ Guru from Warminster PA, Engineered Smoke from Ephrata PA and BBQ Mafia from North Bergan NJ.
The competition is set, but keep an eye out for updates. We will be posting about our 5k race soon, as well as more specific info on the schedules and activities planned at this years Que For The Troops
03/31/2015:Welcome back Must Be Smokin' Something from Alburn PA!
03/30/2015:Coming right down to the deadline for last years returning teams, but we have a few more coming back to add to the list.
Lets welcome back the team that was Formerly Battered Pig from Horsham, PA, Checkered Flag 500 BBQ from Faun Grove PA, Herding Smoke Barbecue from Quakertown PA, and Tortuga BBQ out of Hainesport NJ.
03/23/2015:Ok, some more teams making their way back to the Que: Philly Blind Pig BBQ, Willy's Q Shack and Pigheaded BBQ all set to return
03/16/2015:5 Alarm Backyard BBQ from Teaneck, NJ is back for the Que. Also wanted to acknowledge and thank some new sponsors for helping out: Ray Litwin's Heating and Air Conditioning, Herr's Foods, and American Water.
03/16/2015:The Eastern Beast BBQ from Valley Stream, NY is back for 2015!
03/03/2015:Welcome back to Pig Pen BBQ from Yardville, NJ
02/19/2015:Welcome back Grim Reaper Smokers. That makes 33 teams already confirmed to be returning to the Que
02/18/2015:The Honey Bears BBQ Team and Dr. Pearl's Medicinal Smoke BBQ Team are back for the 2015 Que For The Troops!
02/11/2015:Welcome back Butthead BBQ Team!
02/09/2015:Well we got some more teams on the list as of today. We welcome back Stubborn Bull BBQ, Polka Pigs, Wilbur's Revenge, It's Butta Baby! BBQ and Camp Bacon BBQ
02/03/2015:More teams making their return to the Que: Welcome back to We Rib U Long Time from Perkasie, 3 Brothers BBQ from Philly, and Herm's Hogs from right here in Fairless Hills.
01/28/2015:Two more teams coming back to competition: Southern Exposure and Chew, Fatboy! Chew! BBQ. Over 20 teams locked in to return to the Que, and its not even February. Our lil' event is growing up so fast!
01/26/2015:Welcome back Smokin' Foolz BBQ to the Que'!
01/24/2015:So, few updates here... we welcome back Smokopolis BBQ to the Competition.
We are now closed to Judges applications, so if you didn't get an app in before now, sorry. For those that did, we will be sending out invites for Judges in the first week of February.
01/20/2015:Today we welcome back Blazin' Buttz BBQ from Sayville, NY to the competition. We also want to thank Inspire Federal Credit Union for coming on board as our latest sponsor!
I'd also like to let everyone know that we will be closing applications for Judges at the end of business on Friday, January 23rd. So if you still would like to be considered for a Judges position, get those applications in ASAP.
Also, a reminder to teams new to the Que For the Troops, we are still accepting your applications, and come April 1st, if any spots remain open in the Competition, we will fill those spots from the waiting list in the order your application was received.
Lastly, a reminder once again, we now have Sponsorship Forms available on the right hand side of the home page
01/19/2015:Busy weekend, but we have news. This year, the Que For The Troops will again have the Anything Butt and Dessert competitions FREE to competitors. These FREE side events will each have the following payout:
01/16/2015:We get to welcome back two teams today: Two and Que and Smokin' Hoggz BBQ. Glad to have them both back.
We are filling up on judges pretty quick. I'm almost where I need to be, so if you're sending in an application after this weekend there is a decent shot you will be waitlisted. We are going to keep judges signups open for a little longer, but not past the end of the month. The beginning of Feb. is when we plan to send out Judges invites for the event, or notify individuals they have been waitlisted.
01/13/2015:Today we welcome back Moon River BBQ to the competition, and many thanks to our latest sponsor, Smoke'n Dudes BBQ. For those looking for a little history, I've added last year's competition results to the COMPETITION page.
01/12/2015:Bunch of updates to the site. We now have the 2015 KCBS Rule Book available on the Competition page. We add 2 more teams to our ranks by welcoming back Uncle Pig's Barbecue Pit and Drilling and Grilling. We added some times and structure to the Friday and Saturday pages. Please note, all times are subject to change. Added some more pictures to the Photos and Videos section. If you have attended the event in the past and would like to share your pictures with us please send them to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We would love to post them for all to see. And finally, happy to say we have our first sponsors for the Que for the Troops fundraiser: MC2 Digital Media and Grand Royal BBQ. We hope to be adding alot more names to that list in the coming months so stay tuned!
01/09/2015:Full event website launched. Food and Non-Food / Info Booth Applications now available on the FORMS page. We have 11 teams already confirmed for the event. To see who is already making their way to the Que visit the COMPETITION page
12/31/2014:Temp website in place, and BBQ Judge and Competitor forms become available for 2015