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We look forward to having you with us for our 7th installment of

"Up in Smoke on the Square"

June 2 & 3, 2017

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We look forward to having you with us for our 7th installment of "Up in Smoke on the Square" June 2 & 3, 2017

Congratulations to Outsider BBQ  for earning top honors as the 2016 Grand Champion in the 6th Annual Up In Smoke on the Square.

 Congratulations also to Trucky's Tru BBQ'ue for earning the 2016 Reserve Grand Champion title in this year's event.

Our Steak champions from 2016 - Kari and Bryan Luke of "It's Five O'clock Somewhere"
went on to win the World Food Championships and

With more than 50 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 past 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 past year's event.

Kids' Que Sponsor

Trophy Sponsors

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Harris Hodnett Agency

Refreshment Sponsors

Ribbon Sponsors

Lincoln Rotary Club
Investment Centers - 
   Doug Demay
   Funeral Home
Schneider Chiropractic
Peasley Funeral Homes
Remmington Seed
Pacesetter Financial

Backyard BBQ Sponsor

Friday Night Steak Cookoff

Cresco Labs

In Kind Advertising Sponsor

Lincoln Daily News

Lincoln Courier
  • 2016 Grand Champion Lorne Grady and Adam Cook of Outsider BBQ

  • 2016 Reserve Grand Champion Dennis and Laura Truckenbrod of Trucky's Tru Blue BBQ'ue

Category Sponsors

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Banner Sponsor

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