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Smokin' begins Friday
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The third annual Smokin’ in McMinnville begins today when 40 professional teams roll in and McMinnville Civic Center transforms into BBQ central.Warren County Chamber of Commerce and the city of McMinnville have collaborated to bring the Kansas City Barbeque Society-sanctioned event. The competition draws professional teams from all over the United States.KCBS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and enjoying BBQ. It is the world’s largest organization of barbeque and grilling enthusiasts with over 10,000 members worldwide. “McMinnville has long appreciated large public events that bring people into town to enjoy good food, fellowship and entertainment,” said event organizer Martha Pierce.