WV BBQ Throwdown
"It's Open Season on Meat!"
Hosted by the Jackson County Hunting Heroes
April 21-22, 2023
Ripley, West Virginia
Join us for the 2nd annual WV BBQ Throwdown to be held April 21-22, 2023 at the Jackson County Fairgrounds Route 62 in Cottageville WV. Hosted by the Jackson County Hunting Heroes. Join us for a fun festival that includes lip smackin' BBQ, bands, vendors, and more!
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BBQ Cook Teams will compete for $7500 in prize money.
Attendees can sink their teeth into some of the best BBQ from vendors throughout the region and participate in some taste testing from our KCBS competitors.
Bring your appetite and sit back in your favorite lawn chair and enjoy the mountain air and the music of Appalachia’s favorite musicians.
The WV BBQ Throwdown offers more than just BBQ braggin' rights... proceeds from the BBQ Throwdown Tasting event will benefit the programs of the Jackson County Hunting Heroes, who work to improve the quality of life for US Veterans and their families through education, fellowship, and building on tradition by providing recreational opportunities during their recovery and rehabilitation to promote healing and personal esteem.