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Ozarks BBQ Fest


The Ozark Empire Fair Foundation proudly announces the inaugural Ozarks BBQ Fest June 19 & 20 at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds.

Coming this April is the new KCBS sanctioned Ozarks BBQ Fest. The event will have an exciting festival design that will be located in the beautiful North Woods area of the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds and Campground.

Friday evening will kick off the festival with activities for those 21 years of age and older. These activities will include sampling, private parties, wine tent, craft beer tent, additional adult beverages and live music in an open air pavilion. Along with a Steak Cook-off Association (SCA) sanctioned Steak Cook-off.

Saturday will start off with a KCBS Sanctioned BBQ Competition and include a Kids-Q competition for kids ages 6-16, bounce houses, crafts and more. Saturday will also include BBQ sampling, shopping, wine tent, craft beer tent and live music to enjoy. After the BBQ awards presentation patrons can enjoy more sampling, concessions and live music until 11pm. The BBQ fest will feature free parking with VIP parking available for an additional fee.

Enjoy Samples from several of the KCBS cooking teams and sponsors, hear live music from great bands and shop vendor booths offering everything from the latest BBQ accessories to items to improve your everyday life.

Vertical black banner with a red clip art pig and "Ozarks BBQ Fest" on it.

We would like to invite you to be a part of the inaugural Ozarks BBQ Fest, June 19 & 20 held at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds in Springfield MO. We are offering a $20,000 Pay Out!

KCBS Team Applications and Payouts, click HERE

Well we have a great opportunity for you to be part of the Ozarks BBQ Fest and a chance to compete for cash and prizes!
Sign up to compete in SCA Steak and/or Bacon competitions
- http://steakcookoffs.com/event-3593976
Call us at 417-833-2660 or click on the PDF below


Proud Sponsors

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Central Bank


Need more information about Ozarks BBQ Fest?

Please contact Larry Krauck or Casey Owen by E-Mail:
Larry@ozarkempirefair.com | Casey@ozarkempirefair.com
Or call them at (417)833-2660 Monday - Friday from 9:00AM - 5:00PM

KCBS Judging Requests can be sent to the Judging Coordinator.
Jim Altic | JimAltic@gmail.com
Please e-mail your requests and be sure to include your KCBS CBJ number, phone number, city and state.

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Kansas City Barbeque Society

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Ozark Empire Fair Foundation

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Steak Cookoff Association

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