Backyard BBQ Rules

Kevin's Backyard BBQ Rules

  • No purchase necessary.
  • Void where prohibited by law.
  • Must be 19 years or older to play.
  • Contest runs April 27, 2005 until September 8, 2005.

To enter:

  • There are two ways to enter:
  • Send and email to with you name, address and telephone number or send a postcard to Backyard BBQ c/o KLKN-TV, 3240 South 10th Street, Lincoln, NE, 68502


  • There will be one weekly prize awarded each Thursday night during the contest. Channel 8 Eyewitness News Chief Meteorologist Kevin Coskren and the Channel 8 Eyewitness News will broadcast live from the winners home while preparing a meal for up to 8. Each weekly winner will also receive a collasable cooler.
  • In addition to the above there will be four grand prizes awarded during the contest consisting of one BBQ Grill. These prizes will be awarded on June 16, July 21, August 18 and September 8th.

Random Drawing

  • There will be a random drawing held each week during the contest starting on May 8 and each Friday thereafter. This drawing will determine the winner for the following Thursday.
  • Entires must be received before Close of Business on the Thursday before each drawing. The first deadline will be Thursday, May 5 to be eligible for the drawing on May 6 with the prize awarded on May 12th during the Channel 8 Eyewitness News at 6pm.
  • The grill will be awarded to the weekly winner on the above dates.


  • To be eligible for the contest, the winner's home must be within the reach of the Channel 8 Eyewitness News Live truck.
  • Only one winner per family per household per contest Employees or families of Channel 8 KLKN-TV, Russ' Market and Douglas Hearth Shoppe are not eligible to play.
  • Winners of previous Channel 8 KLKN-TV Backyard BBQ's are not eligible to participate.
  • No substitutions or exceptions.
  • KLKN-TV reserves the right to reject a claim to a prize based on contest irregularities.
  • All decisions by our judges are final.