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Leatherheadiowa 01-08-2012 05:17 PM

Invitation to the Iowa Barbeque Society Banquet, January 21, 2012
I wanted to formally invite all of the Brethren to the Iowa Barbeque Society Annual Banquet on January 21, 2012. This year the banquet is being held in SUNNY, Ames, Iowa.
Darren Warth and Shad Kirton from Smokey D's will be catering a full meal including Hors D' oeuvres, dinner buffet, and dessert, along with iced tea and lemonade. The menu includes Grilled Flank steak with hunter sauce, Herb Roasted Chicken Breast, BLT Salad, Warm Chocolate Cherry Cake and Apple Cobbler to name a few of the items.

*Feel free to bring your own adult beverages. :clap2:

Annual meeting will be held at 4:00pm,happy hour at 5:00pm, with dinner at 6:00pm.

There will be an awards program, silent auction, door prizes, and a meeting. At this time we have 5 contest entries to sell in our silent auction. We also have donations from: Butcher BBQ, Grill Grates, Maverick, Fruitia Woods, Iowa Wholesale Supply, Louisiana Grills, Des Moines Downtown Marriott, Clarion Hotel of Mason City, Iowa, Isle of Capri Hotel and Casino in Waterloo, Iowa and MUCH MORE!

This year the registration for the banquet is being done online. Tickets are $20 per person prior to January 14th, and $25 person after the 14th. Tickets can be purchased by clicking on the "Purchase Banquet Tickets" link below:

If you couldn't make it to the KCBS banquet in San Diego this year but still want to rub elbows with a bunch of people that love barbeque then please consider joining us for the Iowa Barbeque Society Banquet!

BJ Hoffman
Iowa BBQ Society Banquet Committee Member

Fat Freddy 01-08-2012 05:27 PM

As long as weather continues to be as good as it has been, Tracy and I plan on being there.

Leatherheadiowa 01-08-2012 06:38 PM

Fred, I look forward to seeing you in Ames in a few weeks! The banquet committee has been busting their tail's to make sure this is a great time for everyone!

long haired hippie 01-09-2012 11:00 AM

I didn't know that there was an Iowa Barbeque Society -
I'll try to be there with bells on

Rookie'48 01-09-2012 12:07 PM

We're already signed up & have the hotel reservations made!

Fat Freddy 01-09-2012 12:45 PM

Signed up but not gonna stay overnight most likely.

Long Haired Hippie for more info go to or you could talk to any member and there are many of us. Leatherheadiowa(BJ) would be a great one to send a PM to for more info as he has alwys answered my questions or helped me out with stuff.

Leatherheadiowa 01-09-2012 01:27 PM


Originally Posted by long haired hippie (Post 1908408)
I didn't know that there was an Iowa Barbeque Society -
I'll try to be there with bells on

Sounds great! Check out for details on membership and more! If that doesn't help send me an email at

long haired hippie 01-10-2012 11:50 AM

Great! Thanks all!

phil c 01-10-2012 08:45 PM

m tryin to get things worked around so I can be there. MAMA might not be to happy cause I'm takin off the next weekend for a 4 day Ice fishin trip.

Leatherheadiowa 01-10-2012 10:13 PM

Bring Mama, and get her a nice BOX of wine, everybody wins!:thumb:

Leatherheadiowa 01-10-2012 10:28 PM

I just wanted to update everyone that we have 4 contest entries we will be selling in our silent auction. They include Marshalltown, Iowa, Storm Lake, Iowa, Nevada, IA, Mason City, Iowa, and hopefully more to come!
We also have items from Blues Hog, Butcher BBQ, Fruita, Marriott Des Moines, Isle of Capri Casino, Waterloo, Iowa, Grill Grates, Iowa Wholesale Supply, Honeybadger BBQ, Texas Rib Rangers, and more!
Join us on January 21st in Ames, Iowa!

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