Executive Sponsor
Amenity Sponsor
Grand/Reserve Champion
Category Sponsor
BBQ Bucks Sponsors
Woods & Bates Attys at Law
    Bill Bates & Blinn Bates

Back Yard BBQ Sponsors
Royal Oak Charcoal

Trophy Sponsors
Collision Concepts
Peasley Funeral Homes
Kevin & Judy Smith

Ribbon Sponsors
Lane Insurance
Paul Bottrell
Doug Demay
Lincoln Dare
Lincoln Rotary
Joe Ryan Country Insurance
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
   Funeral Home


Signup forms are now available for the 2014 "Up In Smoke on the Square"

Join us for the 4th Annual Up In Smoke on the Square Barbecue competion being held in Lincoln, Illinois on August 22nd & 23rd during the 41st Annual Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival. With nerly 50 teams competing for an overall purse of $15,000, this year's competition looks to once again provide some of the best competition around drawing in teams from all over the nation.

Congratulations to A Boy & His BBQ for earning the
2013 Grand Champion title in the the 3rd Annual

"Up in Smoke on the Square"

during the 40th Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival. With 44 teams competing for the second highest
paying purse in Illinois, we once again enjoyed a fun weekend with everyone

And YES ... we enjoyed giving out $15,000 in cash and prizes!

Be sure to check out the Results page for this year's winners in each of the individual categories.
Also be sure to check back here often as we post more pictures and results from this year's event.