The 22nd annual Laurie Hillbilly BBQ Cookoff with be held Aug. 1 and 2 at the fairgrounds in Laurie. This year's theme is "Holey Cow BBQ."

The 22nd annual Laurie Hillbilly BBQ Cookoff with be held Aug. 1 and 2 at the fairgrounds in Laurie. This year's theme is "Holey Cow BBQ."

More than 70 teams will compete for cash and trophies. Cash prizes totaling more than $7,200 will be awarded. A raffle will be held with a first-place prize of $250 and second place prize of $100. There will also be a raffle for a free entry (for competitors) into the 2015 contest. Tickets may be purchased at the event for $1 each.

The 18th annual Kid's Q Competition will be held Saturday. Two age groups, 5-10 and 11-15, can enter.

Some competitors will be selling food to the public.

The Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctions the cook-off. 

Go to www.cityoflaurie.com for more information and for registration forms.