First Tennessee's Annual Mule Town BBQ Cook-Off

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The City of Columbia would like to cordially invite you to join us at Riverwalk Park (102 Riverside Dr, Columbia, TN 38401) for this great southern tradition.
  • Food and Craft vendors
  • Live Bands
  • Children and family Entertainment.
  • A special division, "People's Choice" award winner will be selected by the public
Three competition divisions:
  • Pork Butt/Shoulder, Ribs and Chicken
  • Dessert competition
  • First through fifth place prizes; cash and/or trophies

This event is a sanctioned Kansas City BBQ Society event 


Competition Prizes and Awards

 Grand Champion
- $750 and Trophy (must enter all three meats to win Grand Champion)

 Reserve Champion - $500 and Trophy (must enter all three meats to win Reserve Champion)

 Ribs, Chicken, and Pork Butt/Shoulder
1st Place - $150 and Trophy
2nd Place - $125 and Trophy
3rd Place - $100 and Trophy
4th Place - $75
5th Place - $50


Cooking Itinerary

Friday, September 22, 2017
 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Team Check-In and Meat Inspection (for early arrivals please contact Paul Keltner at (931) 560-1560.)
 
6:00 PM
Team/Cooks Meeting

Saturday, September 23, 2017
 10:30 AM
Judges Registration  11:30 AM
Judges Meeting Turn-In Times
 
12:00 PM - Chicken
 12:30 PM - Ribs
 1:00 PM - Pork Butt/Shoulder
 1:30 PM - Dessert

Awards
 
4:00 PM

Side Bar

KCBS
KCBS Information

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BBQ Team Entry Form

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Judge Registraion Form
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Map/Directions

Riverside Park
Riverside Drive & 5th Street
Columbia, TN 38401

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Contact Us

Merilee Meschefske
(931) 388-8119
Ext. 3453

Paul Keltner
(931) 560-1560
Ext. 3240