10th Annual Molalla’s
Wild River BBQ CookOff & Cruise-In
Saturday & Sunday, July 19 & 20, 2014

  • Over $5,500  in prize money, trophies and ribbons, including the  Mayor’s Spirit Award for best team spirit and booth decorations and, the “People’s Choice Award for Best Sample”
  • The Grand Champion will vie for the opportunity to compete in national competitions in Lynchburg or Kansas City.
  • Molalla is proud to present an official sanctioned two-day “Low & Slow” state championship barbecue cookoff.


To celebrate classic American barbecue with an official sanctioned two-day “Low & Slow” state championship barbecue cook-off. Our competition allows teams from all over the Northwest and western Canada to test their mettle in the traditional categories of ribs, brisket, pork and chicken. We will share that tradition with the public through tasting and judging.


  • To present the northwest’s premier officially sanctioned barbecue championship

  • To bring visitors to the Molalla River Corridor in Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory

  • To raise funds for the Molalla River Alliance, a 501(c)3


  • Molalla Communications Cooperative

  • Portland General Electric

  • Oregon's Mount Hood Territory

  • Your Hometown Magazine

  • Canby Ford

  • Columbia Bank

  • Molalla Rotary

  • Pamplin Media Group

  • Molalla Pioneer

  • Deschutes Brewery

  • City of Molalla

  • Pacific Northwest BBQ Association

  • Molalla River Alliance

  • The Greater Community of Molalla


Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 11am to 7pm
Sunday, July 20, 2014 - 11am to 5pm


Clark Park, 815 Shirley Street, Molalla, Oregon, 97038
Located next to the rodeo grounds in the shady oak grove. Excellent parking.


  • Beer & Wine Garden... for the adults

  • Watermelon Eating Contest... for the kids

  • Entertainment Stage... music, magician, and more

    • Saturday, July 19 - 11:00am - Al Rose/Dennis Stafford

    • Saturday, July 19 - 12:45pm - The A.H. Factor

    • Saturday, July 19 - 4:30pm - Back Porch Revival

    • Sunday, July 20 - 11:00am - Booligh Jam

    • Sunday, July 20 - 2:15pm - Seventh Street Jazz Band

  • Dutch Oven Competition

  • And new this year... Cruise-In - Customs! Classics! Hot Rods! Bikes! Saturday July 19, 2014 on the grass in Clark Park