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Smoke Out Hunger

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There are two major parts to our Smoke Out Hunger event:

A two-day Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned competition (June 7-8, 2019) to benefit Cross-Lines while professional barbeque teams from around the Midwest compete for $8,100 in cash prizes and qualify for the American Royal.

Grand Champion $2,000
Reserve Champion $1,000
1st Place $300
2nd Place $250
3rd Place $200
4th Place $150
5th Place $100
6th Place $50
7th Place $25
8th Place $25
9th Place $25
10th Place $25
People's Choice $500

Barn Party - Friday, June 7, 2019

A fabulous evening of food, beverages and music on Friday, June 7, 2019, from 6-9 p.m. featuring local artists performing through a partnership with local radio station 90.9 The Bridge. This year we are pleased to welcome the fabulous Carswell & Hope to perform, who will be joined by Special Guests including Claire Adams, Kianna and Jared of Yes You Are, and Dylan Guthrie. This festive barbeque dinner and concert is held in a wonderful open Big Barn at the Wyandotte County Fairgrounds, 13700 Polfer Road, Kansas City, KS 66017. There are also fun activities for kids. Ticket price ($25 adult, $10 for kids) includes a delicious freshly pulled pork sandwich, sides and a beer or soft drink of your choice. You will also be able to sample and judge delicious chicken wings to decide which professional barbeque team walks home with the winning trophy and cash prize! Additional beer and beverages are available for purchase during the evening, cash preferred.