Fire & Feast MBN Sanctioned BBQ Competition – Yazoo City, Mississippi

FireAndFeast_Logo2wFBHowever you spell it – barbecue, barbeque, BBQ, or Bar-B-Que – the tradition we celebrate is one of family, food, fun and fellowship!  Add to that our HUGE Prize money, and we’ve got an event that everyone wants to be a part of!

Professional Competition sanctioned by the
Memphis Barbecue Network


Don’t miss the 5th annual
Fire & Feast BBQ Competition & Festival

September 11 – 12, 2015

at the Yazoo County Fairgrounds
203 Hugh McGraw Drive (aka Airport Road)
Yazoo City, Mississippi 39194

We’re giving away OVER $20,000 in CASH Prizes for 2015 PLUS great trophies and MORE!

View the 2014 Winners list HERE!

View the 2013 Winners list HERE!

View the 2012 Winners list HERE!

View the 2011 Winners list HERE!

Our Mission:  To celebrate the tradition of BBQ , give back to our community, and support our regional first responders with a weekend of camaraderie, crafts and, of course, FOOD.

Proceeds to benefit the Gateway Make-A-Promise (MAP) Youth Coalition/LIFESAVERS Program!

To join the fun, visit our Applications page.

Fire & Feast is presented by the Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Yazoo County Fair Association

24 thoughts on “Fire & Feast MBN Sanctioned BBQ Competition – Yazoo City, Mississippi”

  1. I’m interested in having a booth at your festival, but I’m not sure if my art would be right for a BBQ contest. Will most crafts and art be BBQ related? I’d appreciate any feedback. You can see my art at Thank you.

    1. Thanks for your interest, Brandon. Awesome work! No, the arts & crafts will not necessarily be BBQ related. In the menu at the top (Applications), please download the application for the Juried Arts & Crafts asap to be considered. Spaces are limited. Thanks so much! :)

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  3. I think y’all need to have a 5k race either that Friday night or Saturday morning of next years event. Mostly all the festivals around the state does that and I can’t ever remember a 5k race being in Yazoo County.

    1. That’s a great idea, Rod! We’d love to get you on our committee to help coordinate this. Give us a call at 800-381-0662 so we can discuss it after this weekend. Thanks so much! :)

  4. Wouls love to get in and had out some flyers as a group of us will be in Yazoo that day going to the Knutty Knitters yarn shop. It is a one day, day trip and we won’t be there long enough to pay an entry fee. Any suggestions?
    Thank you

    1. If you’re coming in on Friday, admission is $10, but I can’t say for sure if handing out flyers will be an issue. You could check with those at the gate if you like. Admission Saturday is free.

  5. We produce my award winning line of Cajun BBQ sauces here in Lafayette, and we are interested in your Fire & Feast event in September.
    We are in over 40 retail outlets in south Louisiana, Baton Rouge, and New Orleans. We do a thriving internet business through our website, with free shipping. Nearly every weekday, we do store demos, and on weekends set up at hot sauce festivals, etc…This weekend, we will be in two locations at once (quite a trick!) – our well attended Farmer’s Market, and the Louisiana Hot Sauce Festival.
    I spent 14 years working on my sauce recipe, obsessed with creating a superior BBQ sauce. It’s success is a sweet validation of my efforts.
    We have the standard 10′ x 10′ setup, it is attractive and professional.
    We just bought a nice RV that makes it more practical for us to “leave the parish” to promote our sauces.

    Looking forward to hearing from you! May your efforts be blessed!


    1. We appreciate your interest, Russ! However, the only vendors we will have at our 2014 event will be food vendors.

      I’ll be sure to forward your information to our Event Chairperson, though, for future consideration. Thanks so much! :)

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Our Mission: To bring competition BBQ teams from across the United States to Yazoo City, Mississippi, to give back to our community, and to celebrate a love of the BBQ lifestyle in the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta.