Time for annual Ville Burnoff

It’s time for the third-annual Ville Burnoff, which has expanded to two days this year.

It will be held at Jim Wood Park in Steubenville’s West End from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday.

Rod Harton is the organizer of the event that will welcome returning 2011 and 2012 champion Baby Boyz Ribs (the Ville); the award-winning the Smoke Shack of Columbus; and the Big Girls BBQ of Elrama, Pa.

Other participants are welcome to enter by contacting Harton at (740) 284-2044. Judging will take place at 6 p.m. on Friday.

First- and second-place finishers will receive cash and a trophy with third place receiving a trophy. Cash prizes will be divided depending on the number of entries.

Ribs will be sold on site.

The event will include games and prizes for children and drawings for a variety of items, include Cleveland Cavaliers tickets, grills and Pirates tickets. Winner need not be present.

Music will be provided by disc jockey Bill Harvey and the 1 Man Jazz Player the D-Redd.