Baja California

Mexico's Biggest Grill Tournament To Take Place in Tijuana This Year

Get ready to go "meat crazy" on July 30th

If you're a meat lover then you certainly can't miss this event, where the best grillers of Mexico will reunite for the first time in Tijuana for the National Grill Championship to be held at the Caliente Stadium parking lot.

It doesn't matter if you're a professional or if you are driven for the pure passion of a good grilled meat, everyone can participate and win the title of "Grill Master Tijuana." This event is promoted by the Mexican Grillers Association, and there will be more than $150,000 thousand pesos (aprox. 8000 dlls) in prices for the winners.

If you are interested, here's the categories list:


-Poultry and seafood

-Freestyle (products with no animal protein)

-Special category with a regional food, Octopus

Grillers can check the bases of the contest in this web page or contact the event organizers to this e-mail:, the call closes next weekend, so you better hurry.

Fuente: SMP

There will be around 20 recognized chefs as judges, some of the from Baja California and others from the US. The winners of this tournament would be able to represent Mexico at the international tournament in 2017.

Anyway, any good grill contest needs its prime material, the foodies, so if you want to taste this grilled heaven the entrance will only cost $10.00 dlls. You can buy the ticket in boletia or the day of the event. Children under 12 can enter for free.

A food party awaits on July 30th, starting at 1:00 pm. Expect a lot of beef ribs, pork belly, smoked pork loin and a huge "discada" (a cooking disk) with more than 300 kg. of meat.

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