Event Details

May 6th 2017  |  11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. @Atlanta Motor Speedway

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The legend says “From the ashes, the phoenix will rise again!”   The Atlanta Burger Wars is an exciting event being hosted at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton GA. The competition that pits some of the greatest burger masters against one another for a chance at three tickets to compete in the World Food Championships – Judge’s Choice (Team), People’s Choice (Team), and Judge’s Choice (Individual)!  Professional judges anoint the Judge’s Choice, but “We The People” will decide the People’s Choice.  So, bring out the whole family and  enjoy a fun-packed day eating some of the best burgers round!  The Atlanta Burger Wars is being hosted in honor of the McDonough Arts and Speedway Children’s charities.

Event Details



  •   When:  May 6, 2017
  • Where: Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, Georgia
  •  Time:  11 AM- 4PM (Fans); Competitors 10-4PM; Awards at 3:30PM
  • Categories: Individual & Team.  Individuals are ONLY cooking for the judges.  Teams are cooking for the judges and providing samples to the general public.
  • Prizes: ·        There will be three winners – Judge’s Choice Award (Individual & Team) and People’s Choice Award (Team). Prizes include the following:

    o   Judge’s Choice (Team) – Golden Ticket to the World Food Championships; $5,000 in prize money;  $1,000 travel stipend for 2017 WFC; $300 paid entry fee for 2017 WFC; $500 advertising package from ZOOM 105.9

    o   People’s Choice Award (Team) – Golden Ticket to the World Food Championships;  $1000 travel stipend for 2017 WFC; Bull BBQ grilling accessories; and $300 paid entry fee for 2017 WFC

    o   Judge’s Choice (Individual) – Golden Ticket to World Food Championships; 4 tickets to see Atlanta United Soccer;  4 tickets from Coca-Cola to area events such as the Atlanta Braves, Six Flags, Whitewater, World of Coke, etc.; 2 designer cornhole boards by Atlanta Beverage;  $300 paid  entry fee for the 2017 WFC


    More About The Competition

    Atlanta Burger Wars will be held May 6th 2017 in Hampton, Georgia at Atlanta Motor Speedway (11 – 4 PM) event replaces the Battle of the Burgers which benefitted Embrace.  Embrace merged with another charity and has decided not to host the annual event. –    Why Atlanta Motor Speedway? One of racing’s most storied venues hosts 500 miles of edge-of-the-seat action when the sport’s biggest names visit Atlanta for the second stop of the 2017 NASCAR season for the final race on the legendary racing surface before it’s repaved!

    Supported Charities

    McDonough Arts

    McDonough Arts

    The mission of the McDonough Arts is to create and sustain an artistic ambiance in historic McDonough, providing a dynamic showcase for the arts and multi-cultural expressions of the people, enhancing the economic base and livability of the community. Learn More
    Speedway Charities

    Speedway Charities

    To care for children in educational, financial, social and medical need in order to help them lead productive lives. Learn More