Smokin' on the River  BBQ, Blues & Brew Festival

Jeffersonville, Indiana
Annual BBQ Competition

About Us

Exciting news for all the barbecue enthusiasts out there! The Jeffersonville, Indiana BBQ competition is back, and this year the prize money is bigger and better than ever before! The grand prize for the main competition is $8,500, which is sure to attract some of the best professional pitmasters from around the region.

But even if you’re not a professional, don’t worry! There’s a backyard division for amateur pitmasters who want to try their hand at barbecuing and compete for their own prize. It’s a great opportunity for backyard barbecue enthusiasts to showcase their skills and try their hand at cooking for a panel of judges.

The competition is sure to be fierce, as contestants will be judged on a variety of criteria, including flavor, tenderness, and appearance. But win or lose, the experience is sure to be a lot of fun, and it’s a great opportunity to learn from some of the best in the business.

In addition to the competition itself, there will be plenty of other activities and attractions to enjoy. You can check out the different vendors and brews available, listen to live blues music, and mingle with other barbecue enthusiasts. It’s a fun and exciting event that’s not to be missed!

So whether you’re a professional pitmaster or an amateur backyard barbecuer, mark your calendar and get ready to fire up your grill for the Jeffersonville, Indiana BBQ competition. With a $8,500 prize on the line and the chance to show off your skills, it’s an event that’s sure to be a blast for everyone involved.

For the Little Piggy’s

The Jeffersonville, Indiana BBQ competition is not just a competition for the grown-ups. We know that families are an important part of the community, so we’ve created a “Little Piggys” play area just for kids! Here are some of the activities that kids can enjoy at our BBQ competition:

  1. Little Piggys play area: We have a designated play area just for kids, complete with bouncy houses, slides, and other fun inflatables. This is the perfect spot for kids to burn off some energy while their parents enjoy the delicious barbecue and other activities.

  2. Face painting: Kids love getting their faces painted, and there’s no better way to get them excited about your event than with some fun designs! We have professional face painters who can create a variety of designs, from animals to superheroes, and everything in between.

  3. Balloon animals: Balloon animals are always a hit with kids, and we have talented balloon artists who can make a variety of different animals and shapes.

  4. Yard games: We have a variety of yard games set up in the Little Piggys area, including cornhole, giant Jenga, and ladder toss. These games are fun for kids of all ages, and are a great way to keep them entertained.

  5. Kid-friendly food: We know that kids can be picky eaters, so we’ve made sure to have plenty of kid-friendly food options available. Whether it’s hot dogs, popcorn, or cotton candy, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Big Pig Showcase

At the Jeffersonville, Indiana BBQ competition, we’re offering a unique opportunity for businesses, individuals, and teams to showcase their creativity and promote themselves in a fun and engaging way. For just $100, you can decorate your very own pig, and display it for all to see!

This “Decorate Your Own Pig” contest is a great way to get creative, and show off your personality, brand, or unique qualities.