First Vendor is IN!

We know that many vendors apply to be at the Tri-State BBQ festival, especially home-based businesses and multi-level marketing businesses. So, many times these folks apply early to secure a spot and today our first vendor applied! Congratulations to Angela Gunter from Perfectly Posh on being the first vendor to sign up for the 2016 Tri-State BBQ Festival! There’s still a lot of spots left, so if you are interested in applying, here’s the form below.   2016 Arts & Crafts Vendor Form

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Friday Night BBQ BASH Headline Act Announced

Friday night April 8 will be the fun yard party and BBQ Bash at the Houston County Farm Center. Great food and drinks will be available, and you should bring a lawn chair to sit on, but with the band we have Friday night, you may be on your feet dancing all night! Legacy has Read More

Would Your Business Like Publicity and Exposure in Front Of More Potential Customers

If your business wants more customers, more exposure in front of people, and a fun and successful way to advertise, consider being a sponsor of the 2016 Tri-State BBQ Festival in Dothan, AL. Event sponsorship is a great way to reach folks, and is more cost effective in most cases than other forms of advertising. Read More

Want to be a certified FBA (barbecue) judge?

One of the most frequent comments we get here at the Tri-State BBQ festival is, “How in the world do you get to be a certified barbecue judge?” And the answer is fairly easy… you take a class, and then you practice and eventually judge a couple of contests to gain experience. Before long, you’re Read More


Sweet Tea- Gary Williams

Gizzard Contest- Wink Yelverton

People’s Choice – Entry #15- Wink Yelverton



Contest: Tri-State Barbecue Festival – Backyard Date: 04/11/2015 Registered Teams: 12 Grand Champion: 2 Live Q – 746.56667 Reserve Grand Champion: Q-Lish-Us – 741.96667

Professional (full results here- )


Contest: Tri-State Barbecue Festival Date: 04/11/2015 Registered Read More