Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation
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Volunteer Opportunities


The Beltway BBQ is looking for both individuals over the age 15* as well as groups to help with this years BBQ Showdown. Volunteers should be of a pleasant disposition, willing and able to follow direction and have an outgoing personality suited for working with the public.
Friday's volunteers must be 21 and over

BBQ X-Treme Teen Grill Off - Friday, June 6th
Adults over age 21 / Needed from 4pm-10:30pm / Duties include: 

  • Assist staff and teen teams with set up and clean-up of grill supplies, cooking area and festival grounds in general.

Beltway BBQ Showdown Festival - Saturday, June 7th
Individuals age 15 and over and groups w/ adult supervision / Needed 7am-3pm or Noon-8pm / Duties include:

  • Assist in the Children’s Area with arts & crafts, games and activities. Collect tickets, help children w/ projects, getting on and off rides, etc.
  • Assist at the Information Booth; greet visitors as they enter the festival grounds, distribute programs, share general information, distribute and collect evaluations, etc.
  • Assist throughout festival grounds in general as needed.
  • Everyone will help set-up and breakdown/clean up the event.
  • This is an outdoor event and will take place rain or shine.
  • Be prepared to walk and/or stand for an extended amount of time.
  • Volunteers will be contacted with mandatory orientation date and location after registering.
For further information, contact:
Ernest Reynolds  


Beltway BBQ Showdown Facts

June 6 & 7 2014

  • Teen Grill Off - June 6, 6-10 pm
  • BBQ Showdown - June 7, 12-7 pm
  • Free parking
  • Admission $2/person;
    Children 12 & under FREE
  • Tucker Road Athletic Complex
    1770 Tucker Road
    Fort Washington, MD 20744