08/16/2019 - 08/17/2019
Location: SMSU Campus – REC Lot, Marshall MN
OVER $11,000 CASH PRIZE PACKAGE:
Grand Champion: $2,000 + Trophy
Reserve Grand Champion: $1,250 + Trophy
Individual Category (Pork, Ribs, Chicken & Brisket): Up to $500 (Payouts 1st-10th place)
Competition barbecue teams from across the region travel to the campus of Southwest Minnesota State University located in Marshall, Minn., to compete in the annual SMSU Smokefest competition, a Minnesota
State Championship Event sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society. Smokefest’s unique and family-friendly atmosphere makes it a region favorite.