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Battle Below the Clouds

Event Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021

Amateur grillers and smokers compete for bragging rights as Chattanooga's best backyard cooks at the 6th annual Ruby Falls Battle Below the Clouds BBQ cook off. Independent judges select the Best Pulled Pork, Best Ribs, and Grand Champion. Test your grill skills while enjoying live bluegrass music, BBQ, prizes, and giveaways.  

This event raises funds to provide year-round fun activities for kids with pediatric cancer and their families through the Lana’s Love Foundation. 

Contest Details: 

Registration Opens to Previous Competitiors July 15, 2021 and Opens to the Public on August 1, 2021.

Team Registration Deadline: September 13, 2021

Entries are accepted on first-come, first-serve until the maximum number of teams is reached. Registration is not confirmed until the entry fee and completed entry form are received.

Team Check-in & Set up: Friday, September 24, 4:30 - 7:30 PM

Cook-Off  6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Judging begins at 4:00 PM

Door Prizes Winners Announced 4:30 PM*

 CLICK HERE for competition details and rules. 

*Must be present to win.

Dates & Hours

Saturday, September 25, 2021


8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Pricing & Booking

Free for Spectators! BBQ Available for Purchase


Competition entry fees provide year-round FUN activities for kids with pediatric cancer and their families through Lana's Love Foundation. 

Registration Information Coming Soon!

Battle Below the Clouds Event Highlights Include:


Amateur BBQ Contest Best BBQ Awards Live Bluegrass Bands Activities for Children BBQ for Purchase Prize Drawings Benefiting Lana's Love Foundation