WhistleStop Festival 2015
Enjoy a weekend of great food, music, & fun!
ShadeTree Registration

KCBS Registration

KCBS Judges Application
    Download Application

2015 Competition Results
    ShadeTree Overall
    KCBS Overall

WhistleStop Tee Shirts & Hats - Order Online

Friday, May 6th 2016
Saturday, May 7th 2016
WhistleStop 2015
Great Music
Enjoy the Best BBQ in the South

Que The Music

Que The MusicReturning this year! Fans get a chance to select the entertainment through online voting—the top vote-getters securing slots on the WhistleStop Main Stage! Details will be announced in Spring 2016.

ShadeTree Competition

ShadeTree CompetitionThe Best Amateur BBQ
If the backyard BBQ is an artform to you, then you’ll enjoy strolling through the ShadeTree Cooker’s area and cheering on your friends and neighbors competing in our amateur division! Who will take home this year’s big prize?
Register online - (ShadeTree Spots are full. All Applicants Will Now Be Waitlisted.)

KCBS Professional Competition

KCBS Professional CompetitionSizzle With The Pros
See how the pros do it as you cruise through the RV’s where the KCBS Professional Cooker’s are competing for prizes for the Best Barbecue in Alabama! Register online

Kid's Q Competition

Kids Q CompetitionKids Cookin' BBQ
Future Shadetree & KCBS Cookers are perfecting their skills at an early age! Kid’s ages 8-14 will be competing in their own category on Saturday, so be sure to stop by the Picnic Pavillion and watch WhistleStop’s most serious cooking teams in action!

Alabama Corn Hole Championship

Alabama Corn Hole ChampionshipReturning This Year!
Lots of corn will be tossed during Round Robin, Singles, and Doubles competitions for The Alabama Corn Hole Championship.

WhistleStop Wing Thing
Friday, May 6th

Wing ThingReturning This Year!
The wing’s the thing at the Pig Whistle Pub on Friday from 6-7:30pm!
You can be a judge and help pick a winner from the 30 teams competing in this annual competition!

People's Choice Awards
Saturday, May 7th

People's Choice You Be The Judge!
The People's Choice Awards is just that... the best BBQ as determinded by the people.
Visit over 40 of our Shadetree Cooking teams offering samples for your consideration and vote with dollar bills, pocket change…even checks! The team with the most money wins!