View Full Version : Roots N Blues N BBQs Festival

Southern Home Boy
02-11-2010, 10:05 AM
Anyone here heard anything about this Blues & que fest in Columbia, MO? I can't seem to find too much information on it or even if it's a competition or just a vendor-based BBQ fest.

My wife is a runner looking for a race and I ran across the name because they're hosting a 1/2 marathon too.

Just curious if anyone knows anything about it.


02-11-2010, 10:43 AM
from what i know its a little of both. Teams are encouraged to vend or have to pay extra to vend or something like that.

Lion Bout The Q
02-11-2010, 11:28 AM
We cooked it 2 years ago..You can vend ( I remember it being high to do it) Most teams just cooked..Lots of people , lots of bands, fun contest. They had moved the date so we didn 't cook it last year.

02-11-2010, 01:40 PM

Here is the web site I dont know anything else about it!


02-11-2010, 01:46 PM
Damn!! its $1500 for a 10x10 vendor site!!!!! All the way to $5000 for a 10x40.


Lion Bout The Q
02-11-2010, 03:10 PM
Thats about what I remembered. expensive to vend .. Lots of people go through it though..I remember 3 stages and like 24 bands?

02-11-2010, 05:02 PM
I have cooked it the last two years. Yes vending does suck. However, I know 2 vendors personally and they said they would do it again. One of those was BBQ. A lot of people attended the event. Now in my honest opinion, I think there were less last year then the year before. It was also the first year they charged to see the main stage.

02-12-2010, 08:07 AM
It is expensive to vend. The date of the contest looks like it's going to be the same weekend as the Royal. They have to have the contest on a weekend when there are no MU home football games and Mizzou has 5 in a row that month