Smokin' in the Pines logo April 29, 2023

Smokin’ in the Pines Barbeque Competition and Festival

We’re passing the plate at Smokin’ in the Pines, a cooking competition and community festival to benefit First Tee - Sandhills. This inaugural event is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society, the largest society of barbeque enthusiasts in the world.

The Results Are In!

What’s Cookin’?

25 professional teams from across the region gather to compete in four divisions: chicken, pork, ribs and brisket. Enjoy all the finger-lickin’ barbeque you can eat with a side of live music, local vendors, entertainment and more!

  • Where: Moore County Airport, 7825 Aviation Drive Carthage, NC 28327
  • When: April 29, 2023; 11am - 6pm
  • Admission: FREE with $10 per vehicle parking available

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This year’s Smokin’ in the Pines benefits First Tee - Sandhills, a youth development organization empowering kids and teens through the game of golf.

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