Sanctioned event that will bring teams from coast to coast as well as local teams. This year, the event will be adding craft brew and wine tastings. Professional BBQ vendors will compete for a chance to attend the National BBQ Challenge.
Saturday will be brew sampling from noon to 5 p.m. and music from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. with BBQ teams checking in and starting to barbecue.
Sunday the KCBS judging will start at 2:30 p.m. with the champion being announced around 4 p.m. along with a car show and shine.
Also on June 23, the 2013 Great Race will make LeClaire Park their overnight stop on their way to Mobile, Alabama. The Great Race will be arriving in LeClaire Park at 4:30 p.m., with cars arriving in one minute intervals until 6:30 p.m.