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$$$$$ In Cash Payouts

Sanctioned by the KCBS and ABA.

Two Categories: Chicken & Ribs

Cooks Meeting - 7:30am. Chicken Due - 4pm Ribs Due - 4:30pm.

Awards announced at 6pm.

Trophies awarded to Grand Champion, Reserve Grand, and 1st-3rd place finishers in each category.

Prize Money: Grand Champion $500, Reserve Grand $300, Payout to top five winners of each category as follows: 1st $250, 2nd $200, 3rd $150, 4th $125, 5th $100.

$125 per entry by Aug. 31 $150 after Aug. 1.


Open to kids ages 7-12.

Meat and Grill provided, or you may bring your own grill.

Each kid entered must be supervised by an adult.

Check-In 9:30am, Start Grilling 10am, Burgers Due 11:15am, Awards 1:30pm.

$25 per entry.

People's Choice

Contestants enter a Boston Butt or Dessert to be judged.

Prepare meat or dessert off-site and bring to the festival.

Visitors of the festival may purchase a ticket for $10 to sample.

After tasting up to 10 Boston Butts and Desserts, vote for the best!

Winners receive $175 (1st), $125 (2nd), $100 (3rd)

Contestant entry fee is $40 per category and must provide enough meat or dessert for 250 samples (2 oz cups)


If you are a vendor, you will want to be at the Smoke on the Water BBQ Festival!

Open to New Merchandise, Arts & Crafts, Antique, Collectible, Vintage, Direct Sales Vendors and Food Vendors

Corn Hole Tourn

Enter with a friend to compete in the annual Corn hole Tournament.

Standard Double Elimination Format - $30 per team (two people.)

Check-In & Warm-Up from 11am-12:30pm. Tournament starts at 1pm.

Cash Prizes: $150 (1st), $100 (2nd) and $50 (3rd.)

Kid's Fun Zone

Kids can enjoy the Kids Fun Zone from 9am-4pm.

Inflatables, Corn hole, Face Painting, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides and more

Other various activities provided through our sponsors and partners.

car show

Proceeds Benefit Lincoln Youth Sports

Enter your car, truck or motorcycle for cash prizes!

Door Prizes every 30 minutes


Register from 7:30 am

Entry fee is $10

Beer Garden

Must be 21 or older with valid ID to receive a wrist band and purchase/consume alcohol.

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