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The St. Patrick's Association and Emmetsburg Fire Association are pleased to bring the Fifth Annual KCBS event to Emmetsburg, Iowa.  Prizes totaling over $7,000.00 will be awarded for the BBQ Contest with a progressive payout after 30 teams.  A warm July weekend, Barbeque smell in the air will be a great way to enjoy the summer.  Check out the Calendar of events below to see what other events are going on over the weekend.  If interested in competing or playing games, click on the ENTRY FORMS tab above and print out your forms to enter.

Calendar of Events
July 25th
July 26th
July 27th

Come on down Thursday night July 25th, 2024 for our Third Sponsorship Dinner cooked by some of the best BBQ Teams!! (For information on how you can join/participate in this contact us at St. Pat's Headquarters or call 712-852-4326.)


Friday, July 26th, 2024 Join us from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. with our Vendor Show beginning with many local Direct Sales Tables set up.(Vendors list to come.)



Be sure to stop down and to participate in our Peoples Choice Wing Contest. Here you will be able to taste the wings the teams have turned in. This is $5 per person to taste. While here you will be able to  see all the amazing set ups that the many different teams have to compete with.

Polish up the tractor, snacks and friends and join the Tractor Ride. We will be leaving the Fairgrounds at 8:00 a.m. and will return around 1:00p.m.!

BBQ Contest Awards will be at 4:00 p.m.



Turn in times for BBQ Contest:

Chicken:  12:00 p.m.

Ribs:        12:30 p.m.

Pork:          1:00 p.m.

Brisket        1:30 p.m.


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