As most will be able to notice, we’ve had to change our domain name from ibewsmokinsparkys.info to ibewsmokinsparkys.us due to a miscommunication with our provider. We’ve also had some pretty major reconstruction within our ranks. Our Chairman Charlie Burton has decided to step down and Mike and Sally Hatcher have also decided to remove themselves due to Mikes medical issues not mixing well with the rigors of BBQ Competition. Given our mass exodus I’ve decided to step up and become chairman and head chef for the team. I’ve got some decent leads on people who expressed interest in helping and I’m excited. Hopefully they won’t see just how rough it is competing against the big dogs and quit their first time out but we’ll see. Continue reading
The 2013 Great Lenexa BBQ Battle is just around the corner and we want to remind everyone that we WILL be competing. This will be the first outing for the new team so we’re cutting our teeth on a fairly large competition. We’ll either sink or swim but regardless of the result I’m sure we’ll have some fun doing it. There has been a lot of positive reaction and we’ll have a DJ on hand for the Friday night party so please do come out and join in on the brotherhood. Continue reading
Welcome to the world of the “Smokin’ Sparky’s”. We are a competition BBQ team sponsored by the IBEW Local 124 and compete in local KCBS events as well as cater various events for the hall. Expect many changes and much information to come as we get this informational website rolling.