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Battle Below the Clouds

The friendliest BBQ competition in the South!

April 20, 2024

Registration for New Teams Opens March 1

(Early registration for previous competitors opens Feb 16, 2024)

Amateur grillers and smokers compete for bragging rights at the 9th annual Ruby Falls Battle Below the Clouds.

Enjoy live bluegrass music, BBQ and beer, kid's activities and giveaways.

2O24 Competition Rules and Info


Want the scoop on next year's Battle Below the Clouds team registration? Please email info1@rubyfalls.com and include your contact email and phone number.


Dates & Hours

April 20, 2024

10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Pricing & Booking

Free for Spectators!

100% of competition entry fees are donated to Lana's Love Foundation.  Lana's Love provides year-round FUN activities for kids with cancer and their families.

Battle Below the Clouds Event Highlights Include:

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

Battle Below the Clouds Event Sponsors Include: