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.  The When Pigs Fly BBQ Contest and Fly In will be Friday, August 22nd and Saturday, August 23rd, 2014.  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 $40,000 for the Agriculture Future for America Scholarship fund, awarding 16 scholarships to McPherson County students pursuing studies in an agriculture related field. Come out and experience the When Pigs Fly BBQ and Fly In event always held the weekend before Labor Day.

Tentative Schedule as of 7.21.14

Friday, August 22nd
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 23rd
6:30-9:30 am Kiwanis Club Biscuits & Gravy Breakfast ($)
6:30-? Tandem Parachute Jumps $210 (call 620-241-0684 to reserve)
8:00 am EAA Young Eagles FREE Plane Rides for 7-18 yrs old, National Wild Turkey Federation Shooting Trailer, Model A Car Club Display, Southwest Dairy Farmer Mobile Milking Trailer-see a real cow milked, McPherson Saddle Club Pony Rides ($), Grammy’s Pumpkin Patch Train Rides & Build & Blast!
9:00 am Hildebrand Milk Samples
10:00 am Silver Buckle Drill Team Performance
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
2014 When Pigs Fly BBQ Contest & Fly In at the McPherson Airport.
August 22nd & 23rd, 2014.  Entry fees are $150 – $175.
Compete in this KCBS Certified BBQ Contest for your chance to win
$6,000 in prize money!

Register your BBQ Team on-line today just click here for a Contestant fillable form.
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Click on this link for a  2014 Printable WPF Entry Form

Of course we also need Certified BBQ Judges.  If you are a CBJ and would like to judge the 2014 When Pigs Fly BBQ Contest just complete this Judges fillable form

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