2023 Smokin’ on The Harbor (MASTER & BACKYARD)

Entry Deadline: August 1, 2023
Categories: BBQ Competitions
2023 Smokin on The Harbor (MASTER & BACKYARD)
Venue / Location

181 West Harrison
Warsaw, MO 65355

General Information

Competition – August 5-6, 2023

This is a State Championship.

Minimum 25 Teams Required.

Event Timeline – Friday, August 4, 2023
Check-in time (alternative):  6-8pm
Saturday, August 5, 2023

Check-in times: 7am-10am
Meat inspections: begin as you arrive
Cook’s meeting:  11am
Festival vending:  11am-7pm (Note:  These items can be pre-cooked)
Bloody Mary Turn-in time:  2pm
Wing Challenge Turn-in time:  2:30pm
Best Beans in Benton County Turn-in time:  3pm
Dessert Contest:  3:30pm

Event Timeline – Sunday, August 6, 2023
Turn-in times:
12:00pm for chicken
12:30pm for ribs
1pm for pork
1:30pm for beef brisket
Award time:  2pm

Entry Fees

Per Entry Fee – $200.00 (4 Categories – 20’x20′ Space)
Per Entry Fee – $225.00 (4 Categories – 20’x30′ Space)
Per Entry Fee – $250.00 (4 Categories – 20’x40 Space)
Per Entry Fee – $275.00 (4 Categories – 20’x50 Space)
Per Entry Fee – $25.00 (Dessert Challenge)
Per Entry Fee – $20.00 (Bloody Mary Challenge)
Per Entry Fee – $25.00 (Chicken Wing Challenge)
Per Entry Fee – $20.00 (Best Beans In Benson County)

Prizes / Awards / Medals / Ribbons

Over $7,500.00 in total estimated cash prizes:
Four categories: chicken, ribs, beef brisket and pork
Grand Champion – $1,500.00
Reserve Grand Champion – $1,000.00

1st place –  $300.00 each team for chicken & pork and $500 each for ribs and pork
2nd place – $250.00 each team for chicken & pork and $400 each for ribs and pork
3rd place – $200.00 each team for chicken & pork and $250 each for ribs and pork
4th place – $150.00 each team for chicken & pork and $200 each for ribs and pork
5th place – $25.00 each team chicken & pork and $50 each for ribs and pork
6th place – $25.00 each team ribs and pork
7th place – $25.00 each team ribs and pork
8th place – $25.00 each team ribs and pork
9th place – $25.00 each team ribs and pork
10th place – $25.00 each team ribs and pork

Ancillary category – Dessert
1st place: $100.00
2nd place – $75.00
3rd place – $50.00

Jackpot Payouts
Blood Mary Challenge
Best Beans in Benton County
Chicken Wing Challenge

Jackpot payouts will be based upon the number of entries. Bloody Mary, Beans and Chicken Wing Challenges will pay 1st through 3rd places.

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