Crazy for BBQ ...
Join us the weekend of June 15-16, 2018 for the Almost Heaven BBQ Bash showcasing some of the best BBQ cooks from across the country at the historic Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum in Weston, WV. As the only Kansas City BBQ Society sanctioned BBQ competition in the state, by Proclamation of the Governor of WV, this event serves as the WV State BBQ Championship providing the winner an automatic entry into the prestigious Jack Daniels Worldwide Invitational BBQ Tournament - referred to as the "Super Bowl of BBQ". In addition, the WV Grand Champion also receives an entry to the American Royal BBQ Competition and Sonny's BBQ Tournament in Florida. With over $10,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs, the 2018 WV State BBQ Championship is the place to be in June.
Everyone loves BBQ
So what is the Almost Heaven BBQ Bash???
The only Kansas City BBQ Society sanctioned BBQ competition in WV featuring: A) Over 70 of the best BBQ teams from 19 states competed in our 2017 KCBS sanctioned 4-meat competition and Backyard BBQ Contest, held at the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum (TALA) featuring 20 acres of beautifully landscaped lawn with relaxing shade trees, plenty of on-site parking, and walking distance to several unique downtown shops and restaurants, B) A variety of activities including a People's Choice Contest with attendees able to enjoy delicious pulled pork samples and vote for their favorite (1 vote with purchase of 5 pork samples for $5.00), C) Fun inflatables, face painting, & balloon sculptures for the kids, D) Artists and Crafters offering unique hand-crafted items, some providing demonstrations of their work during the event, E) Pig Mania: Event attendees can vote for their favorite decorated pig (a 100 lb. cement pig, that is) - voting is free with token from our event HQ, F) WV Craft Beer Garden: relax with a variety of craft and domestic ales (must be 21 or older, with ID, to enter the beer garden), G) enjoy live music and entertainment throughout the event H) Food vendors: Delicious award-winning BBQ, homemade ice cream, kettle corn, deep-fried calzones, frozen lemonade (Zul's), funnel cake, cinnamon rolls, mini donuts made to order, WV Pepperoni rolls, and lots more