Kid's Que

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Registration for the 2018 Kids Que contest at the American Royal World Series of Barbecue is now open!

The competition will be held Saturday, September 15, 2018 and bring down junior pitmasters ages 6-15 to show their skills in preparing hamburgers and steaks.

There are only 75 spots available for this competition, so sign up today. Each contestant must have a team to sponsor/supervise during the event. Prior to registering, please read the information about the contest and the safety procedures.

Schedule of Events – Saturday, September 15, 2018 (Schedule subject to change)

1:30 –Check-in
2:00 – Cooks meeting
2:15 – Start grills and begin cooking
3:15 – Turn-in for ages 11-15 (Steak). Turn in will be within the enclosed area.
3:30 – Turn-in for ages 6-10 (Hamburger). Turn-in will be within the enclosed area.
4:00 – Judging completed
5:00 – Awards will be during the Invitational Awards Ceremony

Questions? Email the BBQ Team at [email protected].

Protein for Kids Que Provided by Certified Hereford Beef

Weber Grills, Official Grill of Kids Que

2017 Results


Kids Ages 6-10 compete in Hamburger contest

Kids Ages 11-15 compete in Steak contest


Each kid must have a team sponsor them and an advisor during the event.

Please read the Rules and Regulations prior to applying.


Over $400 in prizes! Goodie bags for each participant and Ribbons for all.