Harrodsburg Gears Up For 11th Annual Fort Harrod Beef Festival
Harrodsburg, Kentucky - The 11th Annual KY’s Fort Harrod Beef Festival is set to take place in
Harrodsburg June 10-11th
. The festival committee is excited to announce that the Fort Harrod Beef
Festival is being sanctioned by THE KANSAS CITY BARBEQUE SOCIETY (KCBS). KCBS is a
nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and enjoying barbeque and is the world's largest
organization of barbeque and grilling enthusiasts with over 20,000 members. KCBS sanctions over
450 barbeque contests worldwide. KCBS sanctions BBQ and grilling competitions across the U.S.
and promotes barbeque as America's cuisine. In addition, KCBS has an extensive Certified Barbeque
Judging program and it is the largest society of barbeque enthusiasts in the world. The benefits of
having a sanctioned contest are numerous:
A sanctioned contest offers the Fort Harrod Beef Festival:
(3) A built in base of cookers and judges, and
(4) A support system of other organizers and members.
A KCBS Certified Judge evaluates in three different criteria: taste, appearance and texture. KCBS
also serves as a clearinghouse of barbeque information which provides: Networking with related trade associations and other contest-sanctioning organizations, Tracking trends in barbeque related products and equipment,
Teaming up with other food organizations and the media to promote barbeque.
KCBS offers educational programs, consultation services, certified judges, and civic organization
presentations to help promote barbeque as America's Favorite Cuisine. Kentucky’s Fort Harrod Beef
Festival is looking forward to the new partnership with KCBS and what it will bring to the festival. The
Beef Festival is FREE open to the public with lots of family friendly events such as the signature steak
and egg breakfast, 5K, bicycle fun ride, Thomas the Train ride, carnival games, vendors and more.
Saturday will feature the opportunity to taste the contestants entries for a minimal $6 bracelet.
A full schedule of events can be found at www.fortharrodbeeffestival.org. In addition you are
encouraged to connect with the festival by following on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Kentucky Beef Council and Fort Harrod Beef Festival present the
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