The seventh annual McLouth Barbecue Blowout and Northeast Kansas State Championship will be held June 7 at Prairie Park, McLouth.
About 50 barbecue teams will compete for trophies and over $2,500 in prize money, with the grand champion qualifying for further competitions.
Entertainment for the event includes clowns, craft booths, dancers, a petting zoo, sand volleyball, a motorcycle show, remote-control airplanes and wild west shows. Concessions also will be served.
Awards will be presented at 4 p.m. For more information, call Cliff Weeks, McLouth Recreation Commission, (913) 796-6122.