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Cotton Pickin' BBQ Cook-Off

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    KCBS, State Championship BBQ Cook-OFF and Shop Hartselle Event, antique and specialty shops, peoples choice BBQ tasting and family Fun. July 26-27, 2019

    Decatur, Ala. – The hickory sweet aroma of mouth-watering barbeque fills downtown Hartselle the last weekend in July when barbeque connoisseurs gather together for a cook-off. One of Hartselle’s tastiest annual events, the Cotton Pickin’ BBQ Cook-off invites professional and amateur grill masters to show off their barbeque expertise as festival goers experience the excitement of a cook-off and shopping in the historic downtown area.

    Sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society and the Alabama Barbeque Association, the eighth annual Cotton Pickin’ BBQ Cook-off is set for July 26-27, 2019. Now in its tenth year, the cook-off attracts competitive chefs and backyard teams from across the South who will compete for  prize money including a  Grand Champion award.