VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- Saturday, July 22, local pitmasters square off in BBQ Wars: Hampton Roads BBQ.

The event takes place at Wasserhund Brewing Company, 1805 Laskin Road, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The four participants, who will compete for the title of champion, are:

  • Al Devane, Carolina Son BBQ, Virginia Beach
  • Bob Roberts, Redwood Smoke Shack food truck
  • Jon Wade, Two Drummers Smokehouse, Toana
  • Forrest Warren, Smoke BBQ Restaurant and Bar, Newport News

People can purchase tickets for the event here. The "Taster's Ticket" costs $25 and entitles the ticket holder to a plate from each pitmaster. The ticket holder also gets to vote in the civilian vote.

The "Deluxe Ticket" is $35. It reserves a plate from each pitmaster for the ticket holder, allows the ticket holder to participate in the civilian vote, and entitles the ticket holder to a commemorative beer mug and a Wasserhund beer pour.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit Lady's Grace Charity.