June 9 - 10, 2017

Hope Indiana Town Square

All proceeds benefit the:
Community Center of Hope
543 Washington St
Hope, IN 47246


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About Event

We have expanded this year to two days to extend the FUN! Delicious BBQ, friends, and fun… that’s what is on the agenda for the Smoke On The Square BBQ Contest– Friday and Saturday, June 9-10,2017, on the historic Hope 5825_576288545725802_1383818829_nTown Square. This year the People’s Choice Award will be given to the best pulled pork. Our guests will be able to buy a sample of pulled pork from our B.B.Q. contestants. We will also be offering for purchase a full pulled pork meal and a kids hot dog meal.

Cook-off contestants can request an entry form by email, fax or U.S. mail service. All proceeds, including contestant entry fees, benefit all programs at the Community Center of Hope. Sponsorship’s for this event are needed. Several levels of sponsorship are available for this ever growing event.

There will be lots of fun for the whole family. See you on June 9 and June 10th!

Event Schedule

2017 Schedule of Events

Food Service: 4pm - 9pm Friday June 9th

Food Service: 10am - Sell out Saturday June 10th

People Choice: 5:30pm Saturday June 10

Great Food

All meals come with beans, chips and a drink.

Brisket Meals ($9.00)
Pulled Pork Meals ($8.00)
Chicken Breast Meal ($7.00)
Kids Hot Dog Meal ($4.00) Service begins at 11am and goes until we sold out or 7:30pm

Live Music

2017 Live Music will be provided by......
Friday Night 5:30 - ? : Night Owl Country Band

Saturday 11am - 1pm:

Saturday 2:30pm - 5:30pm


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  • Richardson Hooper - Operations Manager, CompanyName
  • Paul Martin - COO, CompanyName
  • Jonathan Doe - Enterprise Manager, CompanyName
  • Richardson Hooper - CEO, CompanyName
  • Kasper Hak - Creative Director, CompanyName


We are very thankful to all of our sponsors who make this event possible. Without you, our sponsors, Smoke on the Square would not be the fantastic event it has become over the last 5 years! Thank you!

We have several sponsorship levels available to help cover operating expenses of this event such as food, supplies, entertainment, prizes, and awards. All proceeds from this event are used for the Community Center of Hope programs that benefit many children and families. Your business will be heavily promoted as we have partnered with White River Broadcasting – WKKG Radio to provide extensive radio coverage of this event including 125+ live/recorded promotional mentions, morning show live interviews, promotion on WKKG web site, mentions on the live community calendar and the online community calendars of WCSI, WKKG, WIN 104.9 and The River 106.1, and promotion through Facebook and Twitter.

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Click here to download out sponsorship packet.


Things to Do

There will be vendor booths, food, music and things for the kids to do! We will update this list as we solidify these aspects. We will have Bouncy Houses as well as kids rides provided by Huesman Amusements.

Vendor Booths

Team Registration/Rules