Chillin' & Grillin' Grill Fest continues Saturday afternoon

It's free and open to the public, sample some award winning barbecue!

The Chillin' and Grillin' Grill Fest sanctioned barbecue cook-off, presented by Farmers State Bank, continues Saturday afternoon, April 6th at the Shelby County Expo Center/Rodeo Arena.

Admission is FREE. Awards are anticipated to be presented between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. But before then there is plenty of barbecue to sample, a Washer Pitching contest and more on tap.

 The barbecue cook-off is sanctioned by the Lone Star Barbecue Society.

Prize money for the top 50 percent of the cook teams will be awarded in three categories – Pork Spare Ribs, Chicken and Brisket.  Trophies will be awarded for Grand Champion and Reserve Champion. Awards are sponsored by the City of Center.

In addition to the Chillin’ and Grillin’, there will be a Washer Pitching Tournament and 42 Tournament, sponsored by Mathews Real Estate and Shelby Savings Bank, and DJ Jesse will provide music.  Additional fun activities will be offered for children and adults. 

The public is invited to attend and sample tastings of barbecue at cook team stations as well as enjoy all the fun activities. 

For a photo gallery of Saturday morning's activities, please click here:

Saturday morning Grill Fest scenes