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(Ocean Springs, MS) – Do you have what it takes to grill the best burger on the coast, or do you simply enjoy grilling?  On Saturday, September 14, the

Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau and Mitchell Distributing will host its annual community burger competition, Bud & Burgers, Ocean Springs Edition from 3-9 p.m. at the L&N Depot Plaza in the downtown featuring a Craft Beer Garden.

Teams are encouraged to register through the Ocean Springs Chamber-Main Street. Teams may register for $50 for a team of four with an additional $10 fee for every additional team member with a max number of eight team members.

Visit https://form.jotform.com/240855819919169 to sign up your team today.

The competition allows for home cooks, restaurants, businesses, or organizations to assemble teams to compete for prizes for the best burger. Teams will bring their grill and cook burgers of any variety. There will be multiple winning categories including Best of Show, People’s Choice, and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Interested teams are encouraged to register online with the link above or stop by the Ocean Springs Visitors Center to sign up.

For more information about signing up for a team, contact the Ocean Springs Chamber at 228-875-4424 or stop by the Ocean Springs Visitors Center located at 1000 Washington Avenue.



Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau is a three-tier, non-profit organization created in 1947 that promotes tourism, preservation, community vitality and local culture. In 1989, Ocean Springs became a national main street community. Today, the Ocean Springs Chamber– Main Street – Tourism Bureau located in the heart of downtown not only serves to promote and preserve, but also informs as the official town visitors center. Ocean Springs Main Street is a recipient of the 2013 Great American Main Street Award and voted as “One of America’s Most Charming Main Streets” for 2024.