This year's International Bar-B-Q Festival will give a whole new meaning to the term "mutton glutton."  The annual Owensboro event will feature the World Mutton Slider Eating Championships and some of the most famous professional eaters in the world will be here to compete.

The International Bar-B-Q Festival is May 12th and 13th in downtown Owensboro, Kentucky.  And this year's new event, the World Mutton SEating Championship, will take place at 2pm on Saturday, May 13th.

Among the professional eaters competing will be Joey Chesnut, who has won multiple titles in Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest is ranked #1 in Major League Eating.  Here's Joey in action->

The World Mutton Slider Eating Championships is proudly presented by SFG . . . home of Kentucky Legend!  And we're so excited to see which professional eater will become the first "Kentucky legend" to win our brand new contest!