According to the Facebook page of the Smokin' on the River State BBQ Competition ...
At this time due to budget cuts with the City of Jeffersonville Indiana, there will not be Smokin' On The River 2016. This saddens us tremendously since it was an excellent 7 year run filled with hard work, new BBQ family and lots of fun!
The Green Mouse noticed this comment elsewhere on social media:
We are in the process with talking to a New Albany representative to see if it is possible to move it to New Albany this year.
This one bears watching. Another fine opportunity to close city streets, eh Jeff?