New to BBQ?

The American Royal World Series of Barbecue® is a longstanding tradition in Kansas City. 2019 will mark the 40th year of fire and smoke! Competitors from around the world join in the world’s largest barbecue competition to be crowned the grand champion in the Invitational Competition, Open Competition, Sides Competition, and Kids Que! So mark your calendars and plan to join us September 12 - 15 at the Kansas Speedway for a weekend unlike any other: with friends, family, great food and drink, and a cloud of smoke rising over the party.