Autumn Harvest Festival and West Virginia Roadkill Cook-off

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Mark your calendars for the The Autumn Harvest Festival and West Virginia Roadkill Cook-off on September 23 – 24, 2016.

Cook off registration is available! 

There is no registration fee. If you register before September 11, 2016, you will be given $100.00 for participating if not receiving any of the other prize categories.

Early registration is recommended due to the limited amount of cooking areas available. Registration is not complete until the registration form, recipe and recipe release form have been turned in to the Chamber of Commerce.

If you have any questions, please email requests to pocahontascountychamber@gmail.com, or call Sherry McCarty at 304-456-2011 smccarty@nrao.edu , Ben Wilfong at 304-799-4508 mountaintopangus@hotmail.com or Linda Simmons at 304-799-2509. Please mail application and recipe to: Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 272, Marlinton, WV 24954.

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The West Virginia RoadKill Cook-off is one of the region’s most fun and exciting annual events. In years past, the Food Network, the Travel Channel and the Discovery Channel have all covered this wild and offbeat festival! If you’ve ever wanted to taste exotic dishes like squirrel gravy over biscuits, teriyaki-marinated bear or deer sausage, this is the place to be!

CRAFTERS AND VENDORS: It is that time of year to start planning for the 31st Annual Autumn Festival and 24th WV Road Kill Cook-off.  We are looking forward to a very exciting event with your support.  We welcome all crafters, including emerging crafters from across WV and outside of the state.  This year’s craft show will be a one day event on Saturday, September 24th, 2016. For information and an application, click the following link!

Autumn Harvest Crafters, information and application!

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The 2016 Roadkill Cookoff Pageants will be held on June 11, 2016 at the Pocahontas County Opera House in Marlinton. Entrees and fees must be received by May 11, 2016!

Infant Division, newborn to 4 years – Registration 10:00 am. Competition 11:00 am Infant Entry Form

Tiny Miss, Little Miss and Junior Miss – Registration 10:00 am. Competition 11:00 am Tiny to Junior Entry Form

Teen Miss, Miss, and Ms. Division – Registration 1:00 pm. Interviews at 2:00 pm. Competition at 7:00 pm Teen to Ms Entry Form

Mrs. & Grandma Division – Registration 1:00 pm. Interviews at 2:00 pm. Competition at 7:00 pm Mrs to Grandma Entry Form

Congratulations to the 2015 Winners:

  • 1st Place Winner and Showmanship – The Ridge Runner’s
    • ” Catch Yer-Self a Huzband,” (Hillbilly Burgoo)
  • 2nd Place Winner – Cheers, Deers and Mountaineers
    • ” Busted Tailgate BBQ Macaroni & Cheese “
  •  3rd Place Winnner – The Three Amigos
    • ” Bear Butt Savory Stew “
  • People’s Choice – Pocahontas County High School Pro Start
    • ” Kountry Kookin’ Hillbilly Chili “

The West Virginia RoadKill Cook-off is one of the region’s most fun and exciting annual events. In years past, the Food Network, the Travel Channel and the Discovery Channel have all covered this wild and offbeat festival! If you’ve ever wanted to taste exotic dishes like squirrel gravy over biscuits, teriyaki-marinated bear or deer sausage, this is the place to be!

Cooking starts at 9 a.m. — judging starts at noon — and you can taste the grub after 11:00 a.m. or whenever your stomach is ready!  Tasting ticket sales close at 1:00 p.m.