When Pigs Fly BBQ Contest & Fly In

It’s a plane, it’s a bird . . . . . . .no, It’s a Flying Pig!2014 WPF logo

Bring the kids to the McPherson Airport, there is something for everyone.  Everyone is invited to enjoy some great family fun and food at the McPherson Airport, 1000 S. Hwy 81 Bypass.

The When Pigs Fly BBQ & Fly In is hosted by the McPherson Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee to bring awareness to the agriculture community and to raise funds for the McPherson County Tom Hunter Agriculture Future of America Scholarship.  Since 2002, the When Pigs Fly BBQ Contest & Fly In has raised nearly $43,000 for the Agriculture Future for America Scholarship fund, awarding 17 scholarships to McPherson County students pursuing studies in an agriculture related field. Come out and experience the When Pigs Fly BBQ and Fly In.  Mark your calendar for the 2015 event to be held August 28th & 29th, 2015.

Friday, August 22, 2014

12:00 Tandem Parachute Jumps $210 (call 620-241-0684 to reserve)
4 pm National Wild Turkey Federation Shooting Trailer, Concessions are open ($)
6 pm Opening Ceremony, Great Plain Antique Sanctioned Tractor Pull Contest, McPherson Saddle Club Pony Rides ($)
7-8 pm Registration for Racing on the Runway Glow Event- 5K or mile run/walk
8 pm
McPherson’s Petty Cash Band
8:30 pm Racing on the Runway Glow Event 1 mile Walk/Run *New Event - 2014 WPF Glow Event-Fun Run/Walk Registration Form
9:00 pm Racing on the Runway Glow Event 5K Walk/Run * New Event - 2014 WPF Glow Event-Fun Run/Walk Registration Form

Saturday, August 23, 2014
6:30-9:30 am Kiwanis Club Biscuits & Gravy Breakfast ($)
6:30-? Tandem Parachute Jumps $210 (call 620-241-0684 to reserve)
8:00 am National Wild Turkey Federation Shooting Trailer, Model A Car Club Display, Southwest Dairy Farmer Mobile Milking Trailer-see a real cow milked,  McPherson FFA 75th Reunion, Grammy’s Pumpkin Patch Train Rides & Build & Blast!
9:00 am Hildebrand Milk Samples
10:00 am Silver Buckle Drill Team Performance, McPherson Saddle Club Pony Rides ($)
11:30-1:30 The Real Pits BBQ- smoked meat sandwich, beans & drink ($)
12:00 Official start of the Kansas City Sanctioned BBQ Contest
3:00 BBQ winners announced and prize money awarded.

Contact the McPherson Chamber of Commerce at 620-241-3303 or email jennifer@mcphersonks.org for more information.

KCBSATTENTION:  All BBQ Teams, register your team today for the
2015 When Pigs Fly BBQ Contest & Fly In at the McPherson Airport.
August 28th & 29th, 2015.  Entry fees are $150 – $175.
Compete in this KCBS Certified BBQ Contest for your chance to win
$6,000 in prize money!

Many Thanks to the following 2014 When Pigs Fly Sponsors:

Wild Hogs Club
Peoples Bank and Trust
Trust Company of Kansas
Ferguson Production, Inc.

Pork Loin Club
Elliott Insurance Agency, Inc.
McPherson County Feeders
Krehbiels Specialty Meats, Inc.
Grasshopper Company
Midway Motors
McPherson County Farm Bureau
Zeitlow Distributing Co.
Horizon Real Estate Services

Pork Chop Club
Prairie Bank of Kansas
Hassman Termite and Pest Control
Wise & Reber Lawyers
Farmers State Bank
MKC
Chemstar Products
Farmers Alliance Mutual Insurance Co.
Home State Bank
First Bank Kansas
Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home
Nex-Tech Wireless
McPherson Realty Exchange
S & S Farms
Swindoll, Janzen, Hawk & Loyd, LLC
Rock’n E Farms
Sunflower Bank
U.S. Cellular- McPherson
Mac Plastics
PrairieLand Partners

2013 When Pigs Fly Photo Gallery
2012 When Pigs Fly Photo Gallery
2011 When Pigs Fly Photo Gallery