West Virginia BBQ Festival

Vendors, Competitors and Performers Accepted Now for Hogging Up West Virginia

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WVFLYERApply early for West Virginia!


Performers – Final Line up July 5th , see our main page on how to submit your submission.

Competitors – Until Full

Vendors – Until Full


We’re busy working on Hogging Up Virginia, and this website is expected to come to life in mid July.


Kansas City Barbeque Society Competitor Applications Are Up

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Kansas City Barbeque SocietyWe are pleased to announce that the Kansas City Barbeque Society Professional Competitor Packets are available on the Competitor Applications page for the 2014 Hogging Up WV BBQ Festival. Thanks for your patience!



Music Submissions

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West Virginia Festival If you are interested in performing at the Hogging Up WV Festival located in Great Cacapon, WV, at Cox Camping, on October 24-25th, here’s what you need to know.




We want your Uncle Stu who picks his banjo like a rock star but has never thought he was good enough to play anywhere. We want Aunt Jean who plays a mean fiddle and hasn’t ever taken it seriously. Record ’em and send him to us.  We are looking for Old Time Appalachian Music.  People who can fiddle on a porch (this one) and get some people’s boots stomping.  The music will be piped wireless through a gorgeous camp setting, literally.  Country performers are welcome too, so long as don’t mind taking your guitar with you and walking around singing. Yes, that’s what we want.

You don’t need to be a national act or have a huge resume to apply to us, send us your “Press Kit” to this email which is really only this:

  • Contact Info
  • Sample of Music (Youtube, SoundCloud, etc.)
  • Website or Facebook (you don’t have to have one.)
  • Rates *

*This is a first year event.  We aren’t hiring you if your rate is astronomical so don’t waste our time or yours applying.  We work hard to promote you, and give you good press on our Facebook page, website and even the promoter’s Twitter account.  We want small time talent not big national acts.  Although we love music our gate rates can’t warrant larger more expensive acts. We will be looking for acts that are playing for inexpensive or free, and want to discover those undisovered gems hiding somewhere in the mountains. This is a great opportunity for Aunt Jean or Uncle Stu to be a star for a day.

Again, we are looking for Old Tyme music, and Country Music performers.

Apply here.

West Virginia BBQ Festival Location

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WV BBQ FESTIVALWe’ve gotten a lot of emails and we want you to know, we’re currently finalizing locations for this WV BBQ Festival. We have narrowed it down to three lovely locations.   We of course want to pick a location that will be suit our barbecue teams, and give us room to expand. As soon as we finalize the location, we will let you know!  We can tell you this, all our locations we’re looking at are here:


West Virginia BBQ Festival

Hogging Up West Virginia is a Sanctioned KCBS Contest

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Kansas City Barbeque Society We’ve got sanction!


Stay tuned for more detalis about this West Virginia BBQ Competition!


Dates Set for West Virginia BBQ Festival

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West Virginia BBQ Festival Dates have been set for teh 2014 West Virginia Hogging Up BBQ Festival. Dates are November 7-9th. Grab your coat and don’t miss the boat. We will be raising money for a good cause, and having a great BBQ competition in lovely Berkely County West Virginia. Venue will be announced soon as will forthcoming details.

This festival is in early planning stages, we have talked to the KCBS and are obtaining sanction and Governor’s letter.

Please mark this website for exciting updates.

Join us in June for our Hogging Up BBQ Festival in Lovely Clear Brook, Virginia.