July 27-28, 2012
Westfair Fairgrounds, Council Bluffs, IA

$5,000 Cash Prize/Awards
Limited to first 40 teams by July 15, 2012
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WELCOME to our fair!
This is a KCBS Sanctioned event and all the rules for the KCBS will be followed, for rules go to www.kcbs.us and find the Rules and Regulations.  This is a competition event; and we know how these  BBQ folks like to compete.  

The contest is scheduled during our county fair.  For entry information please go to www.westfairevents.com, we are limiting the contest to the first 40 adult teams our first year.

Prizes:  $5000. Cash prizes and ribbons

Our entry fee for all 4 categories is $200 or $75 per individual category; this is for a 20’ X 30’ space, each additional 10 feet needed is $25. Entry is due by July 15.  A team consists of up to 4 members with 1 vehicle allowed, other folks will need to pay the $5 gate admission with free parking, with your entry you will receive 2 free WESTFAIR t-shirts, extras $10 each; and 2 free adult arena passes for the evening entertainment of Figure 8 Races and 2 breakfast passes.  We hope you can make plans to enjoy the fair after the contest and stay for the free Saturday evening concert entertainment.

WESTFAIR is located east of Council Bluffs, IA I-80 (exit 8) and Hwy 6, east 2 miles, map on www.westfairevents.com

Motel- AmericInn, exit 5  $69 rate, ask for KCBS BBQ             712-322-8400      

Grocery Items-Hy-Vee exit 5,  Fareway exit 8, west 2 miles,   Sam’s Club, exit 3 go south

Ice will be available on site in 20# bags.

Emergency Numbers: Security on site.  
    Police—911 or 712-328-5737
    KCBS Representatives: Ron & Dena Milhous, 515-450-7660
    Lew Miller, 641-751-5895
    Westfair contest contact: Ann Vorthmann, 402-981-1093        

Friday Arrival:
    Teams may arrive on the fairgrounds Friday morning after 6 am
    10 AM  Meat inspection
    11 AM  Registration & tax information
    5 PM  Cooks meeting with small video
    Enjoy our fantastic fair when you can, Figure 8 Races arena entertainment
    Quiet time 11 PM to 6 AM

    Saturday, enjoy breakfast in the commercial bldg, opens 6 am, fair activities start 8 am
    9:30   AM   Judges check-in
    11 AM  Judges meeting
    WAIT – SMELL the BBQ
    Judging begins
    12:30 pm—Pork Ribs
    1:00 pm—Pork
    1:30 pm—Beef Brisket
    3:30 PM Awards Ceremony
    You may leave following the Awards program