Pony Express BBQ Challenge 

April 25-26, 2014

Competition Teams


Competition Teams from all over will be competing for part of the $7,000.00 prize payout.

Certified Judges 


Kansas City Barbeque Society Certified Judges will be judging competing teams entries.

Events & Vendors


Events that the whole family can enjoy will be offered! Everything from Pony Rides to a Beer Garden!

Presented by the Gothenburg Chamber of Commerce Ag & Special Projects Committees

Our purpose for having the Spring Blowout is to assist the Ag & Non-Dues Committees in raising funds for the AFA Scholarship and to raise money for furture Chamber events. (And have fun while doing it!)


DOUBLE Platinum Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Special Thank You To Our Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Dr. Craig D. Bartruff, M.D.

  • Ag Edge Insurance

  • Baldwin Filters
  • Butterfield Electric
  • Dr. Carol Shackleton, M.D.
  • Gothenburg Eyecare & Optical
  • ​Gothenburg State Bank

Silver Sponsors

Schaben Sanitation

  • Janssen Enterprises

  • Jensen Trucking
  • Lake Promotional Products
  • Midwest Truck & Trailer Repair
  • Monsanto
  • Richeson Well Service/Gothenburg Irrigation