Open Competition

2018 American Royal World Series of Barbecue®

Open Contest:  Sunday, September 16, 2018
Invitational Contest:  Saturday, September 15, 2018

The World Series of Barbecue Open Competition is available to any team who can come down and show off their best barbecue skills! Teams compete in Chicken, Pork Ribs, Pork (shoulder or Boston Butt) and Beef Brisket. In order to be eligible for Grand Champion, Open teams must turn in for all four categories.

Additionally, teams can compete in each category alone, a Sausage category, sides and/or desserts.

Check back for additional team information in early spring. Questions? Email the BBQ Team at [email protected].

2017 Results