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2019 Smoke On The Square

Entry Deadline Oct 24, 2019
Entry Fee(s) Per Entry Fee - $300.00

Covers all four (4) categories and one 20' x 20' space, 110 V / 20 amp service and water Source.

Each additional 20' x 20' space is $50.00 each.
Prize(s) $20,000.00 Guaranteed Competition Prize Money
Grand Champion - $3,500.00
Reserve Champion - $1,500.00
Third Place - $800.00
Fourth Place - $600.00
Fifth Place - $400.00

Pay out through 14 Places in all four categories - (Chicken - Ribs - Brisket - Pork Butt)
First Place - $700.00
Second Place - $500.00
Third Place - $400.00
Fourth Place - $350.00
Fifth Place - $300.00
Sixth Place - $250.00
Seventh Place - $200.00
Eighth Place - $150.00
Ninth Place - $100.00
Tenth Place $90.00
Eleventh Place - $80.00
Twelfth Place - $70.00
Thirteenth Place - $60.00
Fourteenth Place - $50.00

People’s Choice Pork
Free Entry to Win $500.00*

Participating teams will turn in two chopped pork butts Saturday, October 26 at 2:00 pm turn in. The public will blind sample from a designated site and vote on their favorite. The team with the most votes is the winner.

*Winner receives $200, trophy and free entry (20'x20' space) to next year's event. $500.00 VALUE. Voting by text.
Competition Date(s) Oct 24,2019 12:00am - Oct 25,2019 11:59pm
Email -OR-
Phone 870-536-8175 -OR- 501-337-7182
Location Main Street El Dorado
101 West Main
El Dorado, AR 71701
General Info When the flames begin, music fans, barbecue enthusiasts, foodies and championship barbecue teams will descend upon one the Square in downtown El Dorado for an unparalleled experience.

"Murphy USA Smoke on the Square will bring some of the best barbecue teams on the competition circuit to participate" said Ron Cates, event organizer. "Even though there is $20,000.00 up for grabs, it's really about more than that; it's about respect among their peers and having a great time with the barbecue community. We're all family."

Certified as a state championship and one of Arkansas' richest contests with a guaranteed purse of $20,000.00, the KCBS sanctioned, Murphy USA Smoke on the Square offers a People's Choice Pork contest for bragging rights and a Backyard Battle contest. We're spreading the love by paying top five overall and through Fourteen places in all four categories.

Backyard warriors will compete for a $1,000.00 prize purse with $300.00 going to the Grand Champion and $150.00 to the winner in each category, which pays through three places.

$20,000 prize money, 100% certified judges and great amenities that are second to none. To be the best you have to beat the best. Does your team belong?
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