The Downtown BBQ Throwdown is South Floridaâ€™s hottest new barbecue competition happening in the heart of downtown Boca Raton on April 30, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at St. Gregoryâ€™s Episcopal Church, right across from famous Mizner Park. Enjoy beer from Funky Buddha Brewery, live music, and mind-blowing barbecue. Teams from all over Florida and beyond will compete for cash prizes in five categories: chicken, ribs, butt, brisket, and overall. Contestants will vie for the title of Grand Champion and the opportunity to compete in the 29th Annual American Royal World Series of Barbecue. This event is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society. Admission is free!