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Virtual ZipperQ Raises More than $26K for FOP Research

Thanks to CDC restrictions, ZipperQ, our favorite family-friendly barbecue throwdown, was all virtual this year. Held on Saturday, October 3, FOP supporters still fired...

How YOU Can be Part of ZipperQ!

Claremore's favorite family-friendly barbecue competition will be held Saturday, October 3....but it definitely looks different this year. Like most everything, ZipperQ is going virtual! Here's how...

ZipperQ is Giving Back in 2020

It's the family-friendly event that has become an October tradition in Claremore for the last 8 years. And ZipperQ is back in 2020...with a big change! Due...

Claremore’s ZipperQ Reaches ONE MILLION DOLLAR Mark

The feeling of small town America is most present when a community comes together for a cause. Reaching out and supporting, volunteering, and giving...

A Note from Zip’s Mom

As we gear up for a day of great food, family, and fun at ZipperQ 8, I can't help but reminisce about how we got...

Zip: How a Claremore Family Lives Their ‘Rare’

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011, my 36th birthday. Zip came into my room in the morning. His shoulders were swollen up like the incredible hulk....

Are You the Best BBQ Team in Claremore? Show Us Your Chops!

Claremore's favorite barbecue competition, Zipper Q, returns to the Claremore Expo on Saturday, October 6! It's time to get ready to fire up your...

Zipper Q Shirts Available Now!

Our favorite family-friendly barbecue throwdown returns to the Claremore Expo on Saturday, October 6! The day consists of tons of delicious food, beer, live...

Congratulations to the Gordon Family of Claremore!

The Jeannie Peeper Awards, named in honor of the IFOPA's Founder, recognize those who make exceptional contributions to the worldwide FOP community through their...

Celebrate FOP Awareness Day, Claremore: Psst, it’s Today!

Hey, Claremore, y'all know Zip Gordon, right? He's the namesake of Claremore's favorite family-friendly barbecue  throwdown each October, ZipperQ. He's one of only 800...

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Fifty Years Ago this Week….Congrats, Meltons!

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