June 3 - 4, 2016
Team, Kids Q, and Backyard registration is open!
5K Walk/Run and Family Bike Cruise registration is open. See
links at the left.
Great news! The Backyard BBQ is now part of the Fareway Foods
Challenge. Backyard cooks using Fareway meat can win cash
prizes: Chicken 1st place $100, 2nd place $75, 3rd place $50; Ribs 1st place $100, 2nd place $75, 3rd place $50;
Surprise Category $100; Grand Champ $200; Reserve Grand champ $100.
More great news! The Kids Q will be awarding cash prizes thanks to
our generous sponsors: Vaughn Wood - $100 cash each for 1st place
burger & steak; Dipstix - $50 cash each for 2nd place burger &
steak; Quetopia - $25 cash each for 3rd place burger & steak. Goodie
bags will also be provided to all contestants.
Smokin' In Steele 2016 is part of
KCBS 250,000 Meals. Teams
that volunteer will be provided an extra pork butt to cook, and the
prepared meat will be collected and delivered to several Owatonna
agencies that feed and house the poor and homeless.
New this year - Friday night Steak Cook Off! Pro and
amateur teams are welcome. Click the SCA Logo to register, or
click the 'Contest Entry Form'
button above then select the Steak Cook Off (Pro team fee $75,
amateur team fee $125).
Steele County Special Olympics Receives Award
Listen to our 2016 ad
On The Couch.
the "Play" button to hear some blues!
Comfort Inn (507)
Oakdale Motel (507)
Back for 2016 -
Bicycle Cruise! See information and registration links at
Annual Antique Tractor and Semi Truck Show: Saturday June 4th from
9am-2pm, with a parade at 11am! Contact Mike Schaffner at BMWood@Q.Net
or call 451-2818 (cell 213-1692) for details.
Annual Smokin' In Steele 5K run/walk: For 2016 - race chip timing with
disposable chip in bib, course certification, and special family
price for children 10 and under. See the link on the left for
details and registration.
Blues for Kids harmonica class...
Que barbecue contest...
...and back this year,
See links at the left for details and
information on how to enter your car.
MN BBQ society article.
information or to register for the contest, please check out the links
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information (sends email to firstname.lastname@example.org)
the webmaster (sends email to email@example.com)
For additional info contact Joe
Elbert at (507) 279-4015 or (507) 455-1428.
Our forms are NEW - You can fill them out on your computer and Print
You can also save them as a new PDF - See 'PDF Help' at the left for assistance.
Smokin' in Steele is a state championship barbeque contest as proclaimed by Governor Dayton.
The contest will take place at the Steele County Fairgrounds in Owatonna, MN on
June 3rd through June 4th, 2016.
Smokin' in Steele is
sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society.
It is part of the 14th annual
fund-raising event where we have raised thousands of dollars
for very deserving groups.
Our main beneficiary this year
is the Special Olympics.
Read what was said about our event.