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Battle Below the Clouds

Saturday, April 23, 2022

Amateur grillers and smokers compete for bragging rights as Chattanooga's best backyard cooks at the 7th annual Ruby Falls Battle Below the Clouds BBQ cook off!

Free admission for spectators.

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

LIVE MUSIC by Lou Wamp and The Bluetastics and Barefoot Nellie & Company

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

Live Bluegrass Bands 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM

BBQ for Purchase Begining at 11:00 AM

Independent judges select the Best Pulled Pork, Best Ribs, Best Wings and Grand Champion.  Wing entries judged at noon with winner announced at 1:00 PM, pork enteries judging begins at 4:00 PM and winners announced at 5:00 PM. 

Enter to win a Big Green Egg and Atlanta Braves Tickets!

Giveaway Winners Announced Around 1:30 PM* 

*Must be present to win door prizes

All team spots are filled for the 2022 event.

If you want to recieve communications about future Battle Below the Clouds events, please email info1@rubyfalls.com and include your contact email and phone number.


Dates & Hours

April 23, 2022

10:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Pricing & Booking

Free for Spectators! BBQ Available for Purchase Activities for Kids

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

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

Battle Below the Clouds Event Sponsors Include: