BBQ teams started pulling into the square on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, and in spite of a little rain, spirits weren’t dampened by Friday evening for the Breakaway Band’s performance. Beautiful weather on the 17th helped make the contests, games and BBQ cookoff a day to remember.
The “How Cute R U?” Baby Contest Winners
A performance by the Connie White Dance Studio
The kids had a great time at our first annual Pedal Tractor Pull, headed by by Larry Hacker, Chamber member & Bates County Southern Commissioner.
Pedal Tractor Winners Jaclyn Jacobs (seated on the grand prize, donated by Heritage Tractor), and Bryce Jacobs, Seth Dickerson and Heidi Swearingen.
This popular tent was kindly provided by Midwest Lumber.
Thanks to all of our Chamber Board & members who pitched in a helping hand, the City of Butler, and our major sponsors: Gordon Brown Insurance, Bates County Veterinary Clinic, Midwest Lumber and Spirit Commercial Auto Group!
And a very big thank you for the help & support of our Kansas City Barbecue Society Representatives, John Grimes and Forrest Bruce.
Want the nitty gritty details about our 10th Annual BBQ? Go here: 2016 BBQ Results
Get a gander at our 2016 BBQ Winners! Congratulations to all from the Butler Chamber of Commerce.
Home Team: Smokin Roy’s
People’s Choice Award: Wild Hogs BBQ, Team Captain Jami Page, accepted by Brad Page.
Wild Hogs – Edwin Berry, Chad Anderson and Brad Page.
Chicken: Smokin’ the Night Away
Pork: Mel’s BBQ
Anything Goes: D-Don’s Pit Crew
Reserve Grand: R Butts R Smokin team
Grand Champion: Fergolicious BBQ of Gardner, Kan.
Team Captain Richard Fergola. Accepting the award is Jeremy Williams.
Fergolicious BBQ took 1st place for Brisket and Pork Ribs, 6th for Pork and 7th for Chicken.