Southern Pride Invitational
Wed July 17, 2013
The inaugural Southern Pride Invitational was held in Marion, IL June 14th-16th. The event consisted of concerts by Jackyl, Tate Stevens from X-Factor as well as many local artists. Appearances by Michael Ballard and his girlfriend Angie were made Friday night. This event also consisted of a Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned BBQ Competition and brought 29 competing teams to the area to battle for $10,000 in cash prizes.