Galax, VA – June 1, 2021 – The Twin County Chamber of Commerce’s Smoke on the Mountain Committee voted Tuesday, May 4, 2021 to move forward with having this year’s event. This will be the 16th Smoke on the Mountain Barbecue Competition Event held in Galax, VA on July 23-24, 2021.Smoke on the Mountain is sanctioned by the Memphis Barbecue Network (MBN) and Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS).
On Friday, the event will also have a Steak Competition sanctioned by the Steak Cookoff Association. This year’s cash prizes will reach $19,900.00.The public can expect free admission to the event along with new faces to the main stage. On Friday night, the Chamber will welcome Spank!, an 80’s Cover Band from Johnson City, Tennessee. The Saturday night entertainment lineup will include opening band, The Robby Danison Band followed by The Will Jones Band.
On Saturday morning, Crystal Whisenhunt of Galax Xtreme Fitness will lead a REFIT class on the main stage and anyone is welcome to participate free of charge.Saturday activities will also include a People’s Choice Competition to taste and judge the competitor’s barbecue at 11:00 a.m. A Cornhole Tournament will take place Saturday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and cost is $10.00 per team.
To become a competitor, vendor, or sponsor, please visit our website at www.smokeonthemountainva.com.
For more information regarding the event, please call the Twin County Chamber of Commerce office at 276-236-2184.