Best Barbecue Butt in Helena contest will be July 15

Published 11:57 am Thursday, June 1, 2017

By GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff Writer

HELENA–Think you have what it takes to make the best barbecue around? If so, event organizers are searching for candidates to enter The Best Butt in Helena contest in mid-July.

The Best Butt in Helena contest is set to take place Saturday, July 15, during Helena’s Market Days at the Helena Amphitheater.

The contest is an amateur competition that is open to anyone wishing to compete.

The money raised from the competition will help support the Helena Miracle League. The Miracle League is continuing to host fundraisers with the ultimate goal of opening a Helena Miracle League baseball field in the future.

The Best Butt in Helena contest will feature two categories: The Judges award and People Choice award.

The Judges award is determined by a panel of judges that will decide which team cooks the best barbecue.

The People’s Choice award is determined by the total amount of money that is raised by each team. People who attend Market Days will donate money to the team that they think has the best barbecue.

Space is limited to enter the competition. Anyone interested in registering a team should contact Brian Crumpton at