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Columbus to Host Memphis BBQ Network Invitational Contest

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Date(s) - 03/08/2013-03/09/2013
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Columbus is hosting the Memphis BBQ Network Invitational Contest the weekend of March 8-9. This is a contest for all of their contest in the year 2012 plus their top twenty teams for the year. We have committed entries from 51 teams so far from Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas and Louisiana.

There is over $30,000 in prize money at stake and the winner of this contest goes to Las Vegas to compete in an even bigger event that will only have 6 competitors. The Las Vegas event will be on The Food Network and they will be at our contest next week.

We have arts and crafts vendors plus things for the kids and the roller derby will be Saturday night. Old Memphis Kings will be playing Friday and the Mark “Muleman” Massey blues band Saturday.

And, we have an auction tomorrow night at the American Legion on Chubby Dr. starting at 7:00 pm. this is to help fund the event.

Gates open at 5:00 pm fri and 12:00 sat and close fri at 11:00 and sat at 12:00.

Bands start at 7:30 both nights until 11:00.