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The 5th Annual Smokin' on the River BBQ Competition heats up in Jeffersonville

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It's the fifth annual Smokin' on the River BBQ Competition in Jeffersonville, Indiana, June 14-15, at the corner of Spring Street and Riverside Drive.

Watch professional BBQ teams vie for the championship trophy and share in a purse of over $8,500.

See the amateurs compete in the Backyard division. Listen to music as you stroll down the river smelling the smoke of the BBQ. The Beer Garden will be open during the event for those 21 and over.

This national BBQ contest is sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Society and is a qualifier for the Jack and American Royal. Payouts will be made to the top ten winners in each category.

Other scheduled events:

Pig Toss Corn Hole Tournament:

$10 per team. Register at the Smokin' information tent.

Brew and BBQ Tasting Tent:

Friday, June 14th & Saturday, June 15th

The tent will feature BBQ from local BBQ restaurants and locally crafted beer.

Tickets and $1 per sample.

This Little Pig Play Area has inflatable toys and games for the kids.

All children need to be accompanied by an adult.

Decorate a concrete pig in the Pigpalooza to reflect your business, the theme of the event, your personality or something to represent Jeffersonville.

Purchase a Pig for only $100.

Click here for a complete schedule of events.

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