BBQ Contests

2107 Contest Info

Professional Contest
The Professional Contest is a Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) sanctioned contest and Georgia State Championship event. Cook teams must compete in the four KCBS meat categories: chicken, pork ribs, pork and beef brisket.

Total prize money: $20,000

    • One Grand Champion: $3,500
    • One Reserve Grand Champion: $2,500
    • 1st Place in each category: $1100
    • 2nd Place in each category: $900
    • 3rd Place in each category: $700
    • 4th Place in each category: $500
    • 5th Place in each category: $300

Backyard BBQ Contest
The Backyard BBQ Contest is an amateur cook-off for individuals or teams, families, corporate teams or whoever – strictly for fun and BBQ braggin’ rights. Cook teams can compete in either chicken, pork ribs or both.

Total prize money: $1,350

  • One Grand Champion: $350
  • One Reserve Grand Champion: $250
  • 1st Place in each category: $150
  • 2nd Place in each category: $125
  • 3rd Place in each category: $100

BBQ Sauce Contest

This is your chance to show off your sauce creativity. The contest is limited to 3 sauces per entry so make it good!

  • 1st Place: $100
  • 2nd Place: $75
  • 3rd Place: $50