MASON CITY | The Up in Smoke BBQ Bash, one of the largest barbecue events in the Midwest, will be held Friday and Saturday at the North Iowa Events Center, 3700 Fourth St. SW, in Mason City. This is the 15th year of the event but the first year of a partnership between Globe Gazette and the …
MASON CITY | At least 25 teams from across the U.S. will compete for up to $9,500 in prize money at the 14th annual North Iowa Up in Smoke BBQ Bash this week in Mason City.
MASON CITY — Standing Hampton will be the featured band headlining a free rock concert Friday night, Sept. 28, for the Up In Smoke BBQ Bash at the North Iowa Events Center.
Teams entered in the 2018 Up in Smoke BBQ Bash include:
The Kansas City Barbeque Society, or KCBS, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and enjoying barbecue.
It is a little-known fact that when you put store-bought barbecue sauce on ribs, the ribs secretly laugh at you. Chicken snickers. And brisket?
MASON CITY | The annual Up in Smoke BBQ Bash will return for its 15th year at a new time and new location thanks to a new partnership between the Globe Gazette and the North Iowa Events Center.
MASON CITY | Pig Skin BBQ of Rockwell has competed for nine years in the Up in Smoke BBQ Bash, picking up three Reserve Champion trophies as well as other prizes.
MASON CITY | More than 45 teams from across the U.S. will compete for more than $10,000 in prize money at the 14th annual North Iowa Up in Smoke BBQ Bash this week in Mason City.
MASON CITY — Standing Hampton will be the featured band headlining a free rock concert Friday night, July 21, for the Up In Smoke BBQ Bash in East Park.
Teams entered in the 2017 Up in Smoke BBQ Bash are:
Admission is free. All events are in Mason City’s East Park.
MASON CITY | The 14th annual Up in Smoke BBQ Bash will being teams from across the Midwest and even as far as California to compete for pork glory.
Here are the results from the 2016 Up in Smoke BBQ Bash, held July 22-23 in Mason City:
MASON CITY — For Porky Butts BBQ, the first time was the charm.
Complete results from the Bash
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MASON CITY — Here are the results of the 12th Annual Up in Smoke BBQ Bash Competition held Saturday, July 25, at East Park in Mason City.
MASON CITY | The smell of spices and smoke wafted from Steve Bryant's tent Saturday at the Up in Smoke BBQ Bash.
MASON CITY | Teams and fans at the 2015 Up in Smoke BBQ Bash refused to let nasty storms get in the way of good barbecue.
MASON CITY | The majestic Up in Smoke BBQ Bash SPAM Contest trophy is going back to Minnesota.
The Bash will go on.