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Smoke on the Coast Winners ($80,000)

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DESTIN, FLA - Destin Commons has announced the winners of the 11th Annual Smoke on the Coast BBQ competition. 14 local non-profit organizations competed, each partnered with panhandle-based BBQ groups and restaurants. Attendees spent a full evening enjoying BBQ tastings and eventually cast their vote for what team they thought cooked up the “Best BBQ.” Over $80,000 was given to the competing non-profits and winners were chosen for 3 different categories including Judges’ Pick, Spirit Award, and People’s Choice.


 

The list of winners is as follows:


 

Judges’ Pick


First Place: Habitat for Humanity | Habitat ReStore


Second Place: The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast | Smoke ‘N Whiskey BBQ


Third Place: United for a Good Cause | Conexion Media Group


Fourth Place: Destin Rotary


Fifth Place: Emerald Coast Science Center | Bowtie BBQ


 

Spirit Award


First Place: Children in Crisis


Second Place: The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast


Third Place: United for a Good Cause


Fourth Place: Emerald Coast Science Center


Fifth Place: Air Force Enlisted Village


 

People’s Choice


First Place: Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida | Pallet Bar & Grill


Second Place: Healing Hoof Steps | Market 21


Third Place: Niceville-Valparaiso Rotary Club | Local Roots 850


Fourth Place: Habitat for Humanity | Habitat ReStore


Fifth Place: Gulf Coast Council of the Boy Scouts/Smokin Scouts

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As always, Smoke on the Coast would not be made possible without the event sponsors, PRESTO!, Cumulus Media, BrightView, The Cigar Factory, and Party Fowl. A special thank you is in order to the many volunteers from Fresh Start and the 33rd Fighter Wing that helped before, during, and after the event. To stay up to date on future events, visit www.DestinCommons.com.