Tri-State BBQ Festival Friday April 13- Saturday April 14, 2012 Houston County Farm Center, Dothan, AL www.tristatebbq.com Dothan becomes the Mecca for all things cooked low and slow during the second weekend in April each spring. Friday night is the BBQ Bash ,a rockin yard party, that sets the stage for the fun weekend. Saturday is all about the cooking as teams compete for over $10,000 in prize money. Spectators can sample BBQ to their hearts content during the peoples choice competition and vote for their favorites. Saturday also features a music festival, rides and games for kids, cooking demonstrations, product sampling and shopping in the Vendor Village.