Schedule
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Time
Competition Schedule
Events Schedule
VIP Experiences
Competition Schedule
Events Schedule
VIP Experiences
Competition Schedule
Events Schedule
VIP Experiences
Competition Schedule
Events Schedule
VIP Experiences
Notes
Styrofoam Pick up: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Styrofoam Pick up: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Styrofoam Pick up: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday - no public events Events Schedule
no VIP Experiences
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Open Side Dish Cook's Meeting
Invitational Cook's Meeting
Invitational Meat Inspection Begins
Team Load In

Load in must be complete by 12:00pm and all additional vehicles must be cleared. Vehicles in team space must have provided team tag

Gates open to public (12:00pm)

Food Vendors
Beer/Cocktail Garden
Kansas City and BBQ Marketplace
Carnival Rides
Taste of KC Barbecue
Live Entertainment on the Main stage (beginning at 3:00pm)
Fireworks

Legends Dinner

*Dinner by Invite only to qualifying Legends Teams

Invitational, Kids Que and "Best Sauce on the Planet" Awards Ceremony
Dessert Judging
Side Dish Potatoe Judging
Side Dish Baked Beans Judging
Kids Que Age Category 6 - 10 Judging: Hamburger
Side Dish Vegatable Judging
Kids Que Age Category 11 - 15 Judging: Steak (3:15pm)
Side Dish Judge's Meeting
Kids Que Cook's Meeting
Kids Que Check In
Invitational Brisket Category Judging
Invitational Pork Category Judging
Invitational Rib Category Judging
Invitational Chicken Category Judging
Invitational Meat Judge's Meeting
Open Cook's Meeting
Open Meat Inspection Begins
Cowtown Family Fun Fest
Gates open to pulbic (11:00am)

Car Show
Food Vendors
Beer/Cocktail Garden
Kansas City and BBQ Marketplace
Carnival Rides
Taste of Kansas City Barbecue
Live Entertainment on the Main stage 11am - 11pm

Barbecue Hall of Fame & Legends Reception (Private Event)
Barbecue Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Royal Tours

*Royal Tour Ticket Required. Click to purchase.

All Team must be cleared out of team space.
Open Awards Ceremony
Open Sausage Category Judging
Open Brisket Category Judging
Open Pork Category Judging
Open Rib Category Judging
Open Chicken Category Judging
Open Turkey Category Judging
Open Meat Judge's Meeting