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Enjoy a weekend of great food, music, & fun!
Friday, May 2nd 2014
Saturday, May 3rd 2014
Great Food Music & Fun for All
Enjoy the Best BBQ in the South

WhistleStop Wing Thing
Friday, May 2nd

Wing ThingReturning This Year!
The wing’s the thing at the Pig Whistle Pub on Friday from 6-7:30pm!
You can be a judge and help pick a winner from the 30 teams competing in this annual competition!

Venturi/WTAK Stage Battle of the Bands
Saturday, May 3rd 2pm - 8 pm

Battle of the BandsNew This Year!
Battle it out at WhistleStop for a chance to play the Main Stage at WhistleStop 2015, PLUS--4 hours recording time at a local recording studio, a $100 gift certificate to a local music store, AND MORE! Open to all genres of music.

Learn more.

People's Choice Awards
Saturday, May 3rd

People's Choice You Be The Judge!
The People's Choice Awards is just that... the best BBQ as determinded by the people.

Visit over 40 of our Shadetree Cooking teams offering samples for your consideration and vote with dollar bills, pocket change…even checks! The team with the most money wins!

Alabama Corn Hole Championship

Alabama Corn Hole ChampionshipReturning This Year!
Lots of corn will be tossed during Round Robin, Singles, and Doubles competitions for The Alabama Corn Hole Championship.
Check out our Competition Page if you're interested in signing up!

ShadeTree Competition

ShadeTree CompetitionThe Best Amatuer BBQ
If the backyard BBQ is an artform to you, then you’ll enjoy strolling through the ShadeTree Cooker’s area and cheering on your friends and neighbors competing in our amateur division! Who will take home this year’s big prize??

KCBS Professional Competition

KCBS Professional CompetitionSizzle With The Pros
See how the pros do it as you cruise through the RV’s where the KCBS Professional Cooker’s are competing for prizes for the Best Barbecue in Alabama!

Kid's Q Competition

Kids Q CompetitionKids Cookin' BBQ
Future Shadetree & KCBS Cookers are perfecting their skills at an early age! Kid’s ages 8-14 will be competing in their own category on Saturday, so be sure to stop by the Picnic Pavillion and watch WhistleStop’s most serious cooking teams in action! If you’ve got a young griller in your family, sign them up here!