Smoke the Town - Leon BBQ Contest

Support the Event


Sponsorship Opportunities

Leon is hosting its 3rd Annual Smoke the Town BBQ Competition! Smoke the Town is a BBQ contest on October 12, 2019, in partnership with the Leon Fall Festival. 

For the event to be successful, we need your support! Family activities will be provided throughout the day on October 12, with the BBQ contest to take place at the same time. A street dance will also be held on the evening of October 12th.

In addition to generating awareness for your business or organization, your sponsorship can support prizes, and behind-the-scenes costs. Post-event proceeds will be donated to the Savanna Hills Learning Center project, and to the continuation of the Smoke the Town event

Download the sponsorship form below, or email for more information.

Thank You To Our 2018 Sponsors!

SCIT Theatre


SCIT Theatre is a movie theater located in Leon, Iowa. Follow them on Facebook:

Farmer's Bank of Leon


Farmer's Bank offers personal and business financing options with 8 locations in Southern Iowa and Northern Missouri.

Great Western Bank


Great Western Bank's focus is on relationship-based consumer, business and agribusiness banking.

Leon's New Horizons, Inc.


Leon's New Horizons, Inc. operates the New-2-U Thrift Store in Leon, Iowa. Proceeds from the store are used to support community programs and events to combat poverty.

Rotary Club of Decatur County


The Rotary Club of Decatur County's mission is to improve lives of our community, our district, and our International communities.

Bickel Lodges


Ron and Shelley Bickel offer lodge rentals on VRBO. Learn more by visiting the links below:

Thank You To Our 2018 Sponsors!



NAPA Auto Parts store located in Leon, Iowa. Owned and operated by Mike and Peggy Frost.

Casey's General Store


Casey's is a convenience store located in Leon, Iowa and many other communities in the Midwest.

Community Health Centers of Southern Iowa


 CHCSI is a federally qualified health center that provides primary, preventive health care services to those living in southern Iowa and northern Missouri. CHCSI provides comprehensive medical, behavioral, and dental services, and offers a sliding fee program to assist those who qualify. 

Decatur County Hospital


 Decatur County Hospital has proudly served Decatur County and surrounding areas since 1932. The current hospital is a newly built, state of the art, Critical Access Hospital located on the site of the original hospital. For more information visit our website at

Leon Chamber of Commerce


 The community of Leon offers small town living in a safe environment with progressive schools and healthcare, active community members, and outdoor recreation with a focus on economic improvement and strong leadership.

Savanna Hills Learning Center


The Savanna Hills Learning Center is a project led by the Decatur County Conservation Board. It will be located at Little River Recreation Area in Leon.