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(Ocean Springs, MS) – Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism
Bureau and Mitchell Distributing will host its community annual burger
competition, Bud & Burgers, Ocean Springs Edition on Saturday, April 15 from 5-8
p.m. at the L&N Depot Plaza in the downtown, Ocean Springs Main Street District
with live music from the Morgan Tyler Band.


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 below or stop by
the Ocean Springs Visitors Center to sign up. A complete listing of cooking
competition rules can be found on the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-
Main Street-Tourism Bureau’s Facebook event page.


“Bringing Bud and Burgers to Ocean Springs has always been a natural fit and
something we’ve always wanted to do,” said Anna Grace Tanner, communications
manager for Mitchell Distributing. “We’re so thankful to partner with the Ocean
Springs Chamber-Main Street for the competition.”


The event is a ticketed tasting for the public. Purchase tickets here:
https://oceanspringschamber.square.site/ or stop by the Ocean Springs Visitors
Center. Individual attendee tickets are $15 per person. $10 for anyone under
twenty-one. Budweiser beverages will be available for purchase during the event.


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. Sign your
team up online at https://form.jotform.com/230786248194061 and pay at
https://oceanspringschamber.square.site/ or stop by the Ocean Springs Visitors
Center. 4-Bulls will provide pounds of meat to teams who are interested.


This year’s event is presented by its sponsors Budweiser and Mitchell Distributing,
Ocean Springs Chamber, Crocker Heating & Air, Images Galore Signs, McMurphy
Orthodontics and 4 – Bulls.


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