We're excited to welcome you to our hometown of Buckhannon, WV, where the BBQ Bash officially began in 2015, and the Mayor and City of Buckhannon have pledged their 100% support in making the BBQ Bash a tremendous success. Our downtown location offers several restaurants, bars, shopping, art galleries, and hotels... all within a few blocks of your cook sites providing an attractive, fun atmosphere for you and your families. Entering is quick & simple via the following google form and payment. You may also download and mail the completed application, with payment, to the address on the form. Space is limited, so don't wait to avoid being disappointed.
CASH PAY-OUTS: Minimum of $10,000 total cash pool (additional CASH for ancillaries) plus unique trophies and bragging rights are on the line!!!
*** FULL payment is due NO LATER THAN May 1, 2024 to guarantee your participation.
NOTE: To assure your entry is processed, be sure to click SUBMIT, you'll receive a confirmation on this page, then scroll to the bottom of the page to "Complete Registration Here" to finalize the process with a link to the check-out page. Your application is NOT complete without this important step.
Turkey Smoke: We're thrilled to be one of only 20 contests in the US to again be selected to host a Turkey Smoke Contest, and hope you'll opt to participate. Teams provide their own turkey portion, allowing more flexibility in entries, with FREE entry to the contest, and turn-ins following brisket on Saturday.
"Anything BUT Cheesecake": A new dessert ancillary to showcase your creativity, but NO cheesecake for this one! Turn-in's are "tentatively" scheduled for Friday evening - we'll update once a few details are finalized.
"Mystery Box": Our local food purveyor, A. F. Wendlings Inc., will provide the protein and other ingredients to create a unique dish ... tentative turn-ins after brisket ... or following Turkey Smoke if that is available.
Cancellation: If, for reasons beyond our control, the event is forced to cancel, full refunds will be made OR applied to the 2025 event (your choice). If you cancel BY May 15, you will receive a full refund - After May 15, fees paid will be applied to your 2025 entry fees.