DECATUR — The Decatur's Smokin' BBQ Festival is now accepting contest registrations for this year's event, which will be held Oct. 5 and 6 at the Decatur Civic Center and Central Park.
Amateurs can compete in the Backyard Competition. Experienced barbecue chefs will compete in the Kansas City Barbeque Society competition.
Registration forms for food and nonfood vendors, volunteers and sponsors are also begin accepted.
The KCBS-sanctioned event is a fundraiser for the Selma (Knox) Peete Scholarship for students to attend the Richland Community College Culinary Program.
For more information, visit www.dsbbq.com.