Clarksville BBQ Bash
Date & Time
Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wilma Rudolph Event Center and Amphitheater
Watch teams from near and far compete to see who has the best barbecue (BBQ)! Enjoy live music, inflatables, artisan vendors, a corn hole tournament and more! Beer and BBQ will be available for purchase.
Clarksville Parks and Recreation is teaming up with the Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS) to provide the full barbecue competition experience. KCBS is intended to promote barbecue in small towns across the country. The competitor’s series is comprised of professional and non-professional teams that are required to cook chicken and pork ribs, with an option of pork butt.
The KCBS Competitor's Series is comprised of non-professional and professional teams are required to cook chicken and pork ribs, with the option of pork butt, to win the Grand Championship. In addition, the Competitors Series contest allows for alternative heats sources. The Competitors Series Contest is not eligible for the American Royal or the Jack Daniels World Championship. In addition, teams who participate in a Competitors Series Contest will not receive KCBS Team of the Year points.
- $200 per team (due at time of registration)
Sponsorship Opportunities Available
Contact our event coordinator by emailing Kara Zahn or contact us by phone, 931-645-7476
ACL Corn Hole Tournament
Corn hole or Corn Toss is similar to horseshoes except you use wooden boxes called corn hole platforms and corn bags instead of horseshoes and metal stakes. Contestants take turns pitching their corn bags at the corn hole platform until a contestant reaches the score of 21 points. A corn bag in the hole scores 3 points, while one on the platform scores 1 point.
- $30 per team (due at time of registration)
- Day of Registration available!
Clarksville BBQ Bash 2019 event map coming soon!
Artisans craft their products with their own hands and on their own or leased property, locally within the state of Tennessee or an adjoining county. Upon completion of the online application, artisan vendors will go through a selection process and be notified of acceptance.
$35 per vendor (fee is due after acceptance)
Complete the online application. Someone will notify you soon!
During the BBQ competition, participants spend a majority of their time perfecting their BBQ, leaving little time to provide samples to the event goers. We are reaching out to local BBQ restaurants as a way to still provide barbecue or other food options, which will be available for purchase at the event. After a $150 vendor fee, your company will have the opportunity to increase brand awareness and profit from this event.
- $150 per vendor (fee is due after acceptance)
As a corporate vendor at the Clarksville BBQ Bash, your company will be in front of an audience of 3,000+, all while tasting barbecue, enjoying a game of corn hole, playing in the Kids Zone or hopping on a hayride. Here's an opportunity to equate your brand with the community and amplify your reach. This includes businesses that have a product or service that cannot be sold on site, informational booths only!
- $300 per vendor (fee is due after acceptance)
Join us the night before the Clarksville BBQ Bash, for the full Very Important Person (VIP) barbecue experience! Ticket holders will have the chance to taste award-winning BBQ, enjoy drinks, live music and giveaways.
- $25 per person
- Tickets will be available for purchase soon!