Heart of Country Festival
  • Date
    June 13, 2021
    12:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Location
    Eugene, Oregon
  • Description
    Please join us Sunday, June 13th for our 5th annual Heart of Country Festival! Enjoy music from local bands, food and drink from our local partners, and an amazing raffle, all presented through virtual and, if we’re able to gather, in-person elements.

Heart of Country 2018

The Event

We had a great turn out this year! We had over 150 guests, 5 bands, 6 BBQ competitors, and 2 kids competitors! We raised over $6000 from sponsors, numerous generous donations, sold around 75 tickets, sold 120 raffle tickets. Overall we raised almost $10,000 dollars!

The Winners

Darkside of the Q
Best BBQ Industry Category
Big Daddy Cheer’s Backyard BBQ
Best BBQ Backyard Category
Old Dirty Basters
People’s Choice
The Mighty Yaskovic’s / Flour Power
Kids Competition

Not Pictured :

Team Paxleen
Bacon Side Dish

Tara Brown

Thank you for your support!


Thank you to our sponsors:

Levi Strauss
Heart of Country Partner

Parr Lumber
Entertainment Sponsor and donation of Green Mountain Grill

Oregon Rehab Squad
Kid Zone Sponsor

Koffler Boats
Heart Gallery Sponsor

Friend of HOC

Hitch Pro and Tow
HOC Donor


Thank you to our judges:

Steve Brown
94.5 MixFM

Mary Riley
94.5 MixFM


Thank you to our Competitors:

Big Daddy Cheer’s Backyard BBQ
Bill and Tim’s Barbecue
Darkside of the Q
Dicky’s Barbecue Pit
Flour Power
The Mighty Yaskovics
Old Dirty Basters
Rockstar BBQ