Bar-B-Q Teams

30+ Professional Teams from across the region will gather to compete for more than $12,500 in cash prizes, trophies and bragging rights. This year's cook-off is an official Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned contest and as such KCBS rules will apply. For full information see our applications.

Pro Teams will compete in 4 categories including: Brisket, Chicken, Pulled Pork, Ribs. Winners will be selected in each category and an overall winner will be selected based on the highest combined score.

Register to compete as Pro-Team here »

Want to try some rockin' championship styled BBQ from the teams?

Sample the diversity of flavors and cooking styles that our BAR-B-Q Team Pit Masters have worked so hard to perfect! If you've never had championship styled BBQ don't miss your chance!

Taste of the Teams

You'll be able to get a plateful of BBQ from several bbq competition teams. There will be limited number of plates sold. More details coming soon.

Please note: All sample sales at team booths are cash only! Food cost is not included in ticket price.

BBQ Teams 2018

The number of teams continues to grow! Check back to get a complete list.

3 Taxi Guys
Atlanta's Swinest
BBQ Monsters
Bacon's Classy Que
Claude's Q
Deep South Smokers
Hired Guns
Hog Slap
Monster Grillers BBQ
Nice Rack
Otis Pollard
Smoke slingers
Springer Mountain Farms
Uncommon Q
Where There's Smoke