The Great Maine Barbecue Challenge

Barbecue Challenge

The 3rd Annual Great Maine Barbecue Challenge will be held at Bass Park on the weekend of September 21-23, 2018. 

Tickets for the event may be purchased at: or, you may pick them up at the council offices during normal business hours. We have day and weekend passes available.

Katahdin Area Council is a beneficiary of this year's event and we need to support it by volunteering our time.

Katahdin Area Council needs volunteers to perform the following tasks:

Units - Camp at Bass Park.  Bring your equipment and demonstrate your scouting skills to the general public. We can accomodate units who wish to campout for the weekend but, we need to know you are coming!

We are going to have our own sales area where we can sell t-shirts, popcorn and register new Scouts as well.


Adults are needed to sell and take tickets Friday night, all day Saturday and Sunday morning.

Adults are needed to man the Judges tables.

Adults are needed to man the VIP tent.

Adults are needed to help with picking up food for the judges with the host of the event.

There will be other duties, as well and we'll post more as things develop.

Want to volunteer?  We'll have a link here shortly.

Want more info:  go to