Official State Beef Barbecue Championship Cook-Off
Each year, the Hawkinsville Civitan Club
sponsors the Shoot the Bull Barbecue Championship. People from all over
Georgia and surrounding states flock to this small south Georgia town to enter their tasty
barbecue concoctions in this famous cook-off. The funds raised from
benefit the Civitan International Research Center which is working toward a cure for
Downs Syndrome and other developmental disabilities. The funds also help
disabled children in the community attend Camp Civitan during the summer.