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Great news!  The deadlines to get in your applications to compete in any of the THREE barbecue competitions at Fire & Feast have been extended by ONE day!  Be sure to have your application in by Thursday, September 1st!


MBN Pro Competition:

Backyard, Fire House or Ancillary Competitions:

Stay tuned for more Fire & Feast news here, and at our page on Facebook!  Visit to keep up with the latest updates and to learn more about the festival’s concert line-up!

Now, let’s get SIZZLIN’ at Fire & Feast in Yazoo City, Mississippi!!

A Worthy Cause…

As if the great time we will have September 9th and 10th were not enough, we are very pleased to announce that Fire & Feast BBQ Competition & Festival 2011 will be raising funds for the Mississippi Firefighters Memorial Burn Association!

Mississippi Firefighters Memorial Burn Association (MFMBA) was founded in 1976 as a non-profit organization dedicated to the mission of offering financial assistance to burn victims who truly need our help to overcome some of the hardships a serious injury presents.

We know that area firefighters and fire departments, backyard and Professional teams, and our attendees will appreciate that their participation in Fire & Feast will go a long way toward supporting the Mississippi Firefighters Memorial Burn Association.

To our wonderful Sponsors:  Were it not for you, this relationship could not have developed.  A very special thank you from Fire & Feast, from the Yazoo County CVB, and from the MFMBA.   Your support is appreciated by us all.

Every application in the world for Fire & Feast…

We have GREAT news to share!  ALL applications for Fire & Feast have been posted here on our website.  You can click the link or at any time be taken to the list of applications by clicking the Applications menu option above or on the right.  The Applications page is also where you can find the Vendor, and Judge’s applications.

We have also added additional information about the Fire House BBQ Competition, which had been designated by Governor Haley Barbour as the Mississippi State Championship for Fire House BBQ.   All of this information can be found by clicking the Fire House menu option above or on the right.

Remember, we are looking for Sponsors and have created some great ways for our sponsors to participate in Fire & Feast!  View the Sponsors page to find more information on available sponsorship levels.

Professional BBQ teams, Backyard BBQ teams, and Fire House BBQ teams will need to send in their applications in asap, as spacing is limited.  Our Arts & Crafts Vendor spaces are also quite limited, so please send your applications in as soon as possible.

We are also looking for vendors for the Fire & Feast Kid’s Area, so if you have an activity for children, please submit your application.

For additional information about anything Fire & Feast, feel free to call the Yazoo County CVB office at 800-381-0662.

Show Off YOUR Barbecue Skills!

A belated Happy Independence Day to everyone!  We hope you had a chance to eat, or cook, (even better if it was both!) some delicious barbecue this weekend!  If you are one of the many talented ‘home barbecue pit masters’, why not consider testing your skills against a few other non-pro teams at Fire & Feast in our Backyard BBQ Competition?!

Call your buddies to get your team together! Submit the application below by mail to make it official, and you are on your way to barbecue notoriety.  First place in our Backyard division will win $200, a trophy, AND paid entry into the Fire & Feast 2012 MBN PROFESSIONAL COMPETITION!

Fire & Feast 2011 Backyard BBQ Competition Application


REMEMBER – Spaces are limited, and will be awarded based on the postmark on your mailed application, so get yours in ASAP!


Fire & Feast in Yazoo City – working on the applications!

Planning for this event is still going strong!  Please visit the following links to download and print your applications.

Oops!  Our bad!  Please check back soon – we’re dotting our I’s and crossing our T’s, and we will have the applications up ASAP!  In the mean time – Here’s something to keep ya’ll entertained!

Check it out! Yazoo City’s home team, Ubon’s Barbeque of Yazoo, interviewed by Barbeque Superstars while at Memphis in May this past weekend! Ubon’s won 7th place in shoulder at this event!! Congrats on another TOP 10 WIN, Ubon’s! Ubon’s is a sponsor of Fire & Feast BBQ Competition & Festival, and will be our hospitality team for the event! WTG, y’all!!!!


If you have any questions regarding any of these applications (which we promise will be posted soon), or anything Fire & Feast, please e-mail or call the Yazoo County CVB at 800-381-0662.


Plan & Prepare… for Fire & Feast!

In preparation for the first annual Fire & Feast BBQ Competition & Festival in Yazoo City on September 9th and 10th, 2011, committee members got together this week to discuss the many aspects of making this event come together successfully.

Check out these committee members hard at work!

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Stay tuned to the Yazoo County CVB page on Facebook or visit us here at for the latest updates!

Festival Planning has BEGUN!

Thanks so much for visiting the home of Fire & Feast on the web!  Please check back soon for more information as our site is still brand new.  Lots of updates to come soon!


Yazoo County Fairgrounds, 203 Hugh McGraw Drive, Yazoo City, MS  39194


Food, Arts & Crafts, Music, Fun for Families and Children, and MORE! Don’t miss the FIRST Fire & Feast Festival in Yazoo City – including a BBQ competition sanctioned by the Memphis Barbecue Network!!! Stay tuned in the coming weeks for more information!

Call the Yazoo County CVB for more info at 662-746-1815 and stay tuned to our website,, and to our Facebook page,, for updates!

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