May 29 - May 30, 2015
Judge, Backyard BBQ, and
are open. Early bird special for teams - free 20 amp hookup
(or 30 amp hookup for $10) until February 15th, and free Anything
Butt until March 15th.
very proud of and happy for these 16 teams that competed in our
contest for how well they did at the American Royal Invitational
(all Grand Champions) and American Royal Open contest in Kansas City
in October of 2014. Listed in alphabetical order they are:
Tz's Q Cru
-Shiggin and Grinnin
-Iowa's Smoky D's
-Sons of Butchers
Five teams that
competed in our contest were chosen for the Jack Daniels
Invitational contest known as "The Jack". We are very happy
for and proud of them: Iowa's Smoky D's (Grand Champion!), Big
Tz's Q Cru, The Smoking Hills, and Spitfire.
While all these teams
compete in other contests too, we consider every team that comes here "Our
Teams", and we love it when they do well! Congratulations from
all of us at Smokin' In Steele!
our biggest year yet with 67 teams. Click
here for results. Click here for photos.
Listen to our 2014 ad
On The Couch.
the "Play" button to hear some blues!
Sponsor Hotels -
Comfort Inn (507)
Oakdale Motel (507)
New for 2015 -
Bicycle ride/race! Details to follow.
Annual Antique Tractor Show: Saturday May 30st from
9am-2pm, with a parade at 11am! Contact Mike Schaffner at BMWood@Q.Net
or call 451-2818 (cell 213-1692) for details.
Annual Smokin' In Steele 5K run/walk: For 2015
- 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. See our Facebook page for
pictures and updates.
Not running the race but
interested in volunteering a couple hours on race day May 30th to help
by manning street corners and cheer on the runners?
Blues for Kids harmonica class...
Que barbecue contest...
fan favorite modified lawn tractor pull!
MN BBQ society article.
information or to register for the contest, please check out the links
(sends email to firstname.lastname@example.org)
information (sends email to email@example.com)
the webmaster (sends email to firstname.lastname@example.org)
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.
County Special Olympics Receives Award
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 29th through May
Smokin' in Steele is
sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society.
It is part of the 13th annual
fund-raising event where we have raised thousands of dollars
for very deserving groups.
Our main beneficiary this year
is the Special Olympics.