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King of the Grill Contest Set for October 3

Meat lovers and grill masters unite!

The Holden Softballers and Gilbert Meat Locker proudly present the upcoming inaugural “King of the Grill” BBQ Cook-Off contest at the Holden City Park.

This exciting competition will take place on Saturday, October 3, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the park.

The all-day contest fun includes a DJ who will be spinning popular music throughout the day. Organizers say coolers are welcome.

There will be a cash payout for the top three teams for their mouth-watering, prize-winning entries. Cost to enter is $150 per team.

All proceeds go to benefit the New Scoreboard Fund for the city park ballfield.

Deadline to register/enter is Friday, September 25.

Enter right away as it is proving to be a popular event.

To enter, contact Jeremy Knox at 816-726-2953. Feel free to call or text to enter or for more information.

Electricity will be provided to all teams, and those participating are asked to bring extension cords.

All meat will be furnished by the Holden Softballers and Gilbert Meat Locker. The meat provided will be spare ribs and pork loin.

You may cook with whatever grill/smoker and spices that you want.

Meat will be handed out to teams at 8 a.m., and all final entries must be done and turned in by 5 p.m.

Meat will be judged on appearance, tenderness and taste.

Winners will be announced at 6 p.m. Also at 6 p.m., all meat goes on sale to the public to share the great-tasting fare.

Don’t miss this opportunity to gather with other grill masters in the community and show off your awesome BBQ skills!

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