March 30 last day to sign up for BBQ contest
MOULTON — The deadline for contestants to register for the Barbecue Chicken Cooking Contest held during the Chicken and Egg Festival is March 30.
All Alabama residents are eligible to compete in the contest April 14 sponsored by the Lawrence County Extension Service. Pilgrims Pride is providing chickens for each team of one to four members.
Along with bragging rights, the first-place team will win $400.
The second-place team will receive $300, and the third-place team will go home with $200.
The team with the best-decorated cooking site will win $100.
Complete rules and regulations and an application can be downloaded at the Chicken and Egg Festivalís new Web site, www.alabamachickenandegg festival.com.
The two-day, outdoor festival celebrates all things chicken with food vendors, live entertainment, childrenís activities and an arts-and-crafts fair.
For more information about the festival, visit the Web site or call the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce at 974-1658.
- Kristen bishop
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