It's time for SOOIE., the 9th Annual Mauldin BBQ Cook-off! Produced by the City of Mauldin, the annual festival is a showcase of the heritage of our community, from its food to its music. With more than 20 cookers from all over the Southeast competing to bring the best BBQ to Mauldin, this can’t-miss festival is the perfect pig-out! Thanks to our Stage Sponsor, Great Southern Homes! Friday, Sept. 20, 6-9PM Live music by Little Lesley & The Bloodshots Anything Butt | Participating cookers serve anything BUTT their BBQ to pique your taste buds. Sliders, grilled chicken, smoked cobbler—the only way to know what’s cooking is to come try it for yourself Saturday, Sept. 21, 11AM-3PM Live music by Trapfire Brothers Mauldin BBQ Cook-off | The main event, our cookers compete in a BBQ Cook-off competition with a panel of certified 'cue Tasters from the South Carolina Barbeque Association. The public will also have a chance to cast their vote for the best BBQ and the winner of the People’s Choice Award. All food served while supplies last, so get there early while the pickin's good! Bring the kids on both Friday and Saturday for our fun Kids Zone! The Kids Zone will feature bounce houses, sidewalk chalk, face painting and balloon twisting, and more fun all day long. Visit mauldinbbq.com for more info!