The 2018 annual event will support Officer Sherrard and his family, a 13-year veteran of the Richardson police department who tragically lose his life in the line of duty.

RICHARDSON, TX, June 11, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ — North Central Ford of Richardson, Texas will host the 2018 annual BBQ for the Badge, a BBQ contest that benefits the Assist the Officer Foundation. This year’s event will be in support of Officer Sherrard and his family, a 13-year veteran of the Richardson police department who tragically lose his life in the line of duty. BBQ for the Badge is an excellent opportunity to enjoy award-winning BBQ while supporting the local Fire Department, Police, and First Responders. In addition to BBQ, there will be vendor booths, Fire and Police apparatus displays, a DJ, and special appearances throughout the day.

BBQ for the Badge will take place in the parking lot of North Central Ford at 1819 N Central Expy on June 15th from 10 AM to 3 PM. Registration fees are $100 for BBQ contestants, limit to 10 teams. Meats included are ribs, chicken, and brisket. Judging begins at 12 PM, 1 PM, and 2 PM, respectively. IBCA rules apply. This is not a sanctioned event. The event is open to the public. Donations from the public to the Richardson Fire Fighters Association is welcome and at their discretion. The RFFA is a 501 c3 nonprofit organization and tax deductible.

North Central Ford and the team behind BBQ for the Badge support local law enforcement and encourage others to attend and help the community stay strong by advocating for those who protect and serve.

Sponsors for BBQ for the Badge include:

• North Central Ford
• The Barber Shop Marketing
• Methodist Hospital
• Service King
• Richardson Fire Fighters Association
• Richardson Police Association
• Sunbelt
• Double Tree Hotel
• Martin Stone Company
• Mr. Restore
• MM Debris Removal
• Aluma Graphics
• Crave Display
• Restaurant Depot
• Richardson Fire Chiefs
• 22
• 99.5 The Wolf
• Ten50 BBQ

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About North Central Ford
North Central Ford is an award-winning dealership and namesake in the Richardson community. They have been serving North Texan’s for years by supporting them with safe and reliable cars. It only makes sense that they host an event so the community can show their own support for the boys in blue.

North Central Ford of Richardson is a sponsor of this event. If you would like information on how to become a sponsor, contact Brandon Porter at [email protected] or 214-564-4939.

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