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Shelby County Shindig: Blues, BBQ, and Brews

When: Saturday, July 14, 2018, 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Where: Main Street, Columbiana, Alabama, 35051

How Much: $5 (no BBQ sampling) or $10 (if you want BBQ sampling) (children under 12 free with paid adult)

What: “Annual Shelby County Shindig – Blues and BBQ Cook-off. Fundraising Event benefiting the Shelby County Arts Council. The Shindig is held in downtown Columbiana, AL centered right on Main Street. There is plenty of free parking around town, including the County Courthouse parking lot off of West College Street. Event admission is $10. for a full event ticket, children under 12 are free with a paid adult. Food Vendors will be on site. There WILL BE INFLATABLES for the kids. Note: Kids must be accompanied by a responsible adult while in the kid zone. The Kid zone will CLOSE at 6:15 pm the night of the event! ALL who want to participate in the team BBQ tasting must have a $10 “full” ticket. Those $10 tickets will be limited availability (first come, first serve, you can buy online).Your $10 ticket includes tasting samples from all the BBQ teams! A $2 suggested donation for general entry onto the event (no BBQ team sampling).Your $2 donation gets you in on the fun all day (just no sampling). Either way we will have everything you might desire on a hot summer day including a cold beer or cold glass of iced tea..and everything in between. Team registration begins March 1, 2018. Five Person Team. Entry Fee:  $250 (new teams), $200 (returning teams). Cookoff Awards for Best Ribs, Best Sauce, People’s Choice, Chef’s Choice (1st and 2nd Place). This is a Rain or Shine event. BRING A CHAIR BUT NO COOLER. website: The Shindig is a non sanctioned pro-am event, open to all skill levels willing to “give it a go”. If you are interested in being a vendor call 205-669-0044 or email”


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