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By Karla Pomeroy
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Wyoming State BBQ and Bluegrass Festival continues to grow

15th annual event kicks off Friday night at fairgrounds

 

August 15, 2019



WORLAND — Fifteen years ago the Pepsi Wyoming BBQ Championship and Bluegrass Festival at the Washakie County Fairgrounds began and the last few years have seen steady growth in attendance and barbecue competitors.

Committee Chairman Dave Paxton said some years they struggled to get the 25 competitors needed to be a sanctioned Kansas City Barbecue Society competition. The past two years he has had at least 25 competitors signed up no later than May. This year there are 31 competitors signed up for Saturday’s competition.

Paxton said they have also seen an increase in attendance, which he...



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