The “Grillin and Chillin” BBQ Contest returns to Chillicothe this weekend. The contest, sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society will begin with teams arriving Friday evening at Simpson Park. The park entrances will be closed at Walnut and Washington Street and at the tennis courts. Those wanting to go to Chillibay Water Park will need to enter at Country Club Drive.
The contest, which includes 42 teams, will benefit the Chillicothe Knights Of Columbus. Cooking will begin Friday night and the judging begins Saturday at 1:00 pm, with awards at 3:00.
Due to COVID-19, there are no public activities or vendors on hand for the event.