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BBQ cookoff gets smokin' this weekend
Smokin-plate
Judges in the Best of the Butts charity competition are given a full plate of food for $10.
The annual Smokin’ in McMinnville cookout, with its charity Best of the Butts BBQ competition and 37 professional grilling teams, is about to make McMinnville Civic Center smell like a grillers paradise.The two-day event is set for today and tomorrow, Aug. 7-8.Cooking for their favorite charity will be six local teams, while professional teams, 37 in all, are coming from across Tennessee, as well as Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Florida and Ohio. The two competitions are offering a chance to win $11,000 in prize money.On Friday, support your local teams with the Best of the Butts charity competition. Judging by the public is from 5:30 to 7 p.m. While visiting anytime during the two-day event is free, tasting to be a judge is $10 per person.