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Hilltop Market’s 3rd Annual BBQ Cook Off started Friday night

Hilltop SupermarketClarksville, TN – The smell of BBQ was in the air as hundreds of people gathered at Hilltop Market Friday night for the start of their 3rd Annual BBQ Cook Off. The Back Lot Pickers featuring Donald and Lucian Greene were on hand providing the music. Food was available by Manna Café as well as samples of BBQ.

The BBQ cook off began this morning so make sure to come out and taste some of the best BBQ around.

A barbecue team preparing for today's BBQ Cook Off.
A barbecue team preparing for today's BBQ Cook Off.

There will be cash prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishing teams as well as trophy prizes.

The Categories this year include ribs, chicken, pork and brisket. The pork and brisket categories have been added this year.

The team judging will start today at 12:00pm with chicken, then spare ribs at 12:30pm, pork at 1:00pm and beef brisket at 1:30pm. Awards will be given out shortly after judging warps up at 2:00pm.

The Car Show at Hilltop Market's 3rd Annual BBQ Cookoff.On Friday, May 11th, there was also a Car Show and a BBQ Cook Off between Ideal Distributing and Ajax Distributing.

Crowds gathered around the different types of cars at the car show with spectators talking to owners about the different aspects of their vehicle

Teams from Ideal Distributing (Rusty Harris and Brian Richardson) and Ajax Distributing (Roger Stuard and Ben Karnes) went head to head in a BBQ Rib Cook Off.

Nick Steward, who is running for the 74th District of the Tennessee State House, was on hand talking with people at the BBQ Cook Off Friday night.Samples of their work were provided to those in attendance in undisclosed containers to taste and then vote on. A voting ticket was then placed in either the blue ballet box or red ballet box.

The vote was very close. So close that it was counted twice. Ajax Distributing got 94 votes and the winner, Ideal Distributing got 100 votes.

(L to R) Rusty Harris and Brian Richardson from Ideal Distributing with their trophy.
(L to R) Rusty Harris and Brian Richardson from Ideal Distributing with their trophy.

As the evening settled in, more and more people gathered with lawn chairs in hand, to listen to the live music and eat good food.

Don’t forget the fun continues today at Hilltop Market.

Ajax vs. Ideal Winner Announcement

Live Music by the Back Lot Pickers

Photo Gallery

Hilltop Super Market

Hilltop Super Market is located at 400 Highway 149, Clarksville TN. From Clarksville, you would take Hwy 48/13 south across the river, turn right on Highway 149 and Hilltop Super Market is located on the left at the top of the hill next to Freds. Hilltop serves the grocery needs of the southern Montgomery county area.

Visit their website at: www.hilltopsupermarket.com.

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