State BBQ Championship set for this weekend in Buckhannon

June 20, 2015 - bbq set

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — The “Almost Heaven Barbecue Bash” will be a initial ever Kansas City Barbecue Society authorised foe in a state’s story this weekend.

A sum of 41 veteran grill teams from 10 opposite states will attend in a cook-off.

There will be vendors charity grill on Friday, though a foe starts on Saturday.

“Folks are acquire to come down and wander around once they get set up,” pronounced Jody Light, an organizer with a competition. “They’re really effusive folks.

These BBQ teams are competing all year in competitions for points. What creates this foe opposite from others that might have taken place in a state before is a definition for a teams, an central eventuality on their BBQ cooking tour.

“The large thing about a West Virginia eventuality is that we are a usually one that is sanctioned–the usually one that has a commercial to be a state champion in West Virginia,” pronounced Light.

The winning group this weekend earns $2500 and an involuntary invitation to a Jack Daniels Invitational in Lynchburg, Tennessee. That is deliberate a premier eventuality for BBQ cooks.

“If we speak to a grill cooks, they’ll tell we that that is a World Series of barbecue,” pronounced Light.

There will also be a People’s Choice foe including 25 competitors Saturday morning.

Other activities to assistance applaud West Virginia Day on Saturday will embody a scavenger hunt, corn hole tournament, a corn eating foe and a wing eating competition.

“Just a lot of things all day downtown and a list goes on,” pronounced Light. “Lots of things for a whole family.”

MetroNews Staff

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