May 31 - June 1, 2019!
Team signup is open -
$11,000 purse paying top ten in each category and top 10 overall. The Earlybird rate is $250 until March 31st. Backyard registration is
open. See the signup link on the left. Judging signup is open.
Click the link above
to make your judge's application to this year’s Smokin in Steele!
Camping and 5K Walk/Run registration is open,
see the links on the left. A big
thank you to all of the teams, sponors, guests, and volunteers who
make this event successful!
we want your photos from this year's Smokin' In Steele.
Please email them to
and we will post them on the site.
year in a row, Smokin' In Steele will receive a grant from
Smithfield that will go directly into our prize purse. So once
again, we are
Smokin with Smithfield!
Steele County Special Olympics Receives Award
Listen to our 2018 ad
On The Couch.
the "Play" button to hear some blues!
Annual Antique Tractor and Cruise-in Car Show: Saturday June 1st from
12pm - 4pm, dash plaques for first 50 entries. Contact Mike Schaffner at
or call 507-213-1692 for details.
Annual Smokin' In Steele 5K run/walk: For 2019 - race chip timing with
disposable chip in bib, course certification, and special family
price for children 10 and under. See the link on the left for
details and registration.
Blues for Kids harmonica class...
Que barbecue contest...
MN BBQ society article.
information or to register for the contest, please check out the links
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the webmaster (sends email to email@example.com)
For additional info contact Joe
Elbert at (507) 279-4015 or (507) 455-1428.
Our forms are NEW - You can fill them out on your computer and Print
You can also save them as a new PDF - See 'PDF Help' at the left for assistance.
Smokin' in Steele is a state championship barbeque contest as proclaimed by Governor Dayton.
The contest will take place at the Steele County Fairgrounds in Owatonna, MN on
May 31st through June 1st, 2019.
Smokin' in Steele is
sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society.
It is part of the 16th annual
fund-raising event where we have raised thousands of dollars
for very deserving groups.
Our main beneficiary this year
is the Special Olympics.
Read what was said about our event.