Over $400,000 raised for charity, over 40,000 people fed, over 80,000 pounds of pork and chicken cooked!

Q: How much does it cost to get in? 

A: Admission is FREE! 

Q: Where should I stay? 

A: Visit www.paducah.travel for accommodation information.

Q: How do I participate in the competition? 

A: Give us a call at (270) 534-5951! 

Q: Are pets allowed? 

A: While we are the biggest pet lovers, we actually suggest you leave your pets at home. However, if you can't stand to part from your pooch, Paducah requires a leash on all pets. 

Q: How do I become a judge? 

A: Well...it's complicated! Give us a call at (270) 534-5951 if you're interested. 

Q: Where can I buy a t-shirt? 

A: Stop by bbQ & More at 321 Broadway prior to the festival. Once the fun has started, you can visit the information tent at 2nd and Jefferson for t-shirts.