Furlongs Smoke and Seafood of Andover, Minn., received a $500 check and grand championship honors in the Boomer Backyard BBQ Cook-off. A total of 18 teams competed in the big cook-off during Canton Day Off held last weekend. Teams from Minnesota, Iowa and as far away as Crown Point, Ind., participated.
Teams participating included: Barefoot BBQ, Osage; BBQMike Crown Point, Ind.; Big Racks BBQ, Blaine, Minn.; Big Ten Bones, Stanley, Wis.; Bramble BBQ, Osakloosa; Furlongs Smoke & Seafood, Andover, Minn.; Korbel Bros BBQ, Owatonna, Minn.; Lucky Shoes BBQ, Dennison, Minn.; Marty Party BBQ, Austin, Minn.; Porket About It, Brooklyn Park, Minn.; Root River Bottom Smokers, Faribault, Minn.; Sensuous BBQ, Hinckley, Minn.; Smokey GQ’, Willmar, Minn.; Sugar Shack BBQ, Long Prairie, Minn.; Unknown Smokers, Eagan, Minn.; and Wrecking Crew BBQ, Staples, Minn.