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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Inaugural Juneteenth Celebration Rib Grill Off

The African American Heritage Board, along with the City of Deerfield Beach, would like to invite you to join us for our Inaugural Juneteenth Celebration presented by JM Family Enterprise Inc. This free, family-friendly event includes a car show and rib grill off competition at Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex (445 SW 2nd St.) on Saturday, June 19th, from 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

We are looking for (10) cooks to compete for the chance to win $1,000, a trophy, and bragging rights with their unique blend of sauces/spices and delicious ribs. If you or someone you know is interested in participating in our car show and/or rib grill off, please fill out an application that can be found at and submit it to by 5:00 PM on Monday. June 14th.

For additional information or if you would like to participate, please visit, email or call the Community Events and Outreach Division at 954-480-4429.

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