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2016 KCBS Judge’s Application   and    Team Registration Form

Welcome to The Butts and Beans BBQ Challenge, an annual fundraising event with proceeds going to the Catawba County EMS Hardship Fund, Inc. This year’s event will be held September 23 and 24, 2016 at The Hickory American Legion Fairgrounds. This is a State Championship event. Last year’s event 40 teams from across the country and we are expecting more this year and have even more to offer those attending.

We look forward to seeing everyone at our 6th annual fundraising event!

The Butts and Beans BBQ Challenge along with Smoking in the Foothills is proud to announce the return of the Catawba Valley Cup.  The highest combined score from The Butts and Beans BBQ Challenge and Smoking in the Foothills will win $1000.00.  This cash prize will be awarded at the award ceremony in Lenoir at Smoking in the Foothills.