Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN


June 27, 2013

Hoosier Lotto presenting St. Leon barbecue, chili cook-off

SAINT LEON — The St. Leon Community Park will host the inaugural Hoosier Lottery St. Leon BBQ Smoke Fest and Chili Cook Off presented by Art’s Rental on Friday, September 20, and Saturday, September 21, 2013 at the St. Leon Community Park for 2 exciting days of competition BBQ, Chili, and entertainment.

The Hoosier Lottery St. Leon BBQ Smoke Fest and Chili Cook Off Presented by Art’s Rental will have Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS) competition teams firing up their smokers and grills for cash and prizes; backyarder teams competing to determine who has the best tasting BBQ ribs and BBQ chicken in Southeast Indiana as well as local chili teams competing for bragging rights for the best tasting chili.

Enjoy adult drinks in the Coors Light Beer Garden and listen to live music performed on the Kroger Stage by Christopher Bischoff (acoustic) and the band Jamison Road on Friday night and Scott Siefferman (acoustic) and The Renegades band on Saturday night.

Come see the St. Leon BP Car Show presented by Blimpie on Saturday afternoon while the kids enjoy the Enhanced Telecommunications Kids Zone with inflatable jump houses and a face painter.

The fun starts at 5PM on Friday, September 20, admission is $2 with proceeds helping to improve the St. Leon Community Park. BBQ and other local foods will be available to enjoy both days as well as a chili tasting on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m.

The festival is seeking BBQ competition teams, chili teams, vendors, and volunteers. To inquire about entering as a BBQ team, chili team, or volunteer, please call 513-885-5474 or visit for more event information.

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