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The Annual Smoke on the Water BBQ Competition is hosted each February and is a Florida BBQ Association State Championship. Funds raised benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Polk County.

More than 80 teams from across the country will compete for the Florida State Grand Champion title. Unique entertainment includes; a Music Festival, an aerial flyover, and awards for the best chicken, ribs, pork, and brisket, which will be announced at 5:30 p.m on Saturday.

Start the party early and come for BBQ on Friday, February 7th at 6:00pm. The official festivities kick off at 10:00 am on Saturday, February 8th with the national anthem.

Funds raised will benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Polk County.

Friday Night
Festivities featuring a sneak peak at the BBQ vendors begin Friday, February 7 at 6 pm and are open to all (Friday entry – $10).

Saturday Night
Join us for the big BBQ competition and music on Saturday, February 8 from 10 am – 6 pm (Saturday entry – $1 donation).

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