Poosa Q 2023

A Chance to Win a Share of $75,000 in CASH & Prizes

What could be better than hanging out by the banks of the Tallapoosa River surrounded by good friends, a little competition, and the taste of great barbeque? Come join us for the 3rd Annual 'Poosa-Q at the Wind Creek Casino and Hotel in Montgomery, Alabama to experience one of the largest BBQ competitions in the country for a chance to win a share of $75,000 in CASH and prizes. Please see the detailed prize breakdown here.

We have three action-packed days of food, fun, and live entertainment for you. View the schedule of events.

Due to high demand, hotel rooms at Wind Creek Montgomery are fully booked for ‘Poosa Q 2023. Thank you for your understanding. Rooms have been secured at Drury Inn & Suites for $134.99 (plus tax)/per night (mention “Poosa Q Montgomery 2023” for room block).

Contact Christi Mann Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Montgomery cmann@windcreek.com (334) 514-2081 Please contact for information about teams and vendors.

Event Dates
Thursday, October 5th – Saturday, October 7th
Event Location
Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Montgomery
Registration Deadline
Friday, September 1st

Registration for…



When is ‘Poosa Q?

Thursday, October 5th – Sunday, October 7th.

When is the deadline to register for ‘Poosa Q?

Friday, September 1st.

Where is it?

Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Montgomery.

How do I get there?

You can use this google maps link to get the direcitons.

Is there a fee to park?

Parking is free. Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Montgomery is not responsible for vehicles or items inside any vehicles. Park at your own risk.

Can I bring chairs to ‘Poosa Q?

Yes, chairs are allowed.

Can I bring a bag or purse to ‘Poosa Q?

Yes, but all bags and purses are subject to search.

What items are prohibited at ‘Poosa Q?

  1. No outside food or drinks
  2. Knives, guns or any type of weapons (including actual, toy or replica).
  3. No coolers
  4. No large umbrellas or tents
  5. Pets (except service animals)

Where can I stay?

Here is a list of hotel options and discounted rates for 'Poosa Q contestants.

Wind Creek Montgomery Rules

  • The property reserves the right to cancel the event in the case of extreme or dangerous weather.
  • Competitors/Vendor vehicles must be parked within the lines of your rental space OR in assigned areas determined by Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Montgomery.
  • The sale of firearms, alcohol, pornography, and counterfeit or illegal goods is prohibited. No animals are allowed to be sold, and pets are not allowed on the property.
  • The AL Open Carry Law is NOT honored on property.
  • Tribal Police/Security personnel will provide general grounds security throughout the event but is not responsible for damage to, loss, or theft of property belonging to a vendor, employees, business invitees, visitors, or guests.
  • Competitors/Vendors are responsible for maintaining a clean booth space. All trash from your operation must be removed and/or placed in proper receptacles at event end. Any vendor leaving materials behind will be billed for its removal.
  • Restrooms and Portlets are available throughout the grounds.
  • Event volunteers will be available to pick up your trash during the event.