6th Annual Smokiní in the Junction

Barbecue Contest & Festival

We are excited to announce the 6th Annual 2014 Smokiní in the Junction BBQ Contest on Saturday and Sunday, May 24th & 25th. Join us for hot BBQ, great food, live music, food vendors, kids activities, inflatables, the Game Truck, beverage garden and two days full of fun! This event will be held from Noon - 10:00 pm on Saturday, and from Noon - 9:00 pm on Sunday. 


Our slate of entertainment includes:

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Noon - 2                  Rob Lumbard & Matt Woods
2:30 - 5                    Malcolm Wells
5:30 - 7:30             † Sumpiní Doo
8 - 10                       The Blue Band

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Noon-2:30     †††† Comfort Zone
3-4                     Boomerang
4-4:30                Awards Ceremony
4:30-5:30           Boomerang
6-9                     Decoy



Sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) our event is one of the largest BBQ competitions in Iowa and our $13,000 awards include $1,500 for our Grand Champion and 48 competitors. Food and drink may not be purchased from the competitors, but is available from food vendors located along 5th Street. The performance stage and beverage garden will be located at the south end of 5th Street.



137 Fifth Street

West Des Moines, IA† 50265

Located in Historic Valley Junction

Text Box: To contact us:

Phone: 515.222.3642


Applications now available!!

- Cooks

- Judges

- Vendors