• September 2, 2017
  • Competition Schedule
  • 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

    Barbecue Hall of Fame and Legends Reception (Private Event)

    *Reception by Invite only to qualifying Legends Teams

  • 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

    Invitational, Kids Que and "Best Sauce on the Planet" Awards Ceremony

  • 4:30 PM to 5:00 PM

    Dessert Judging

  • 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM

    Side Dish Potatoe Judging

  • 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM

    Side Dish Baked Beans Judging

  • 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM

    Kids Que Age Category 6 - 10 Judging: Hamburger

  • 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

    Side Dish Vegatable Judging

  • 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

    Kids Que Age Category 11 - 15 Judging: Steak (3:15pm)

  • 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM

    Side Dish Judge's Meeting

  • 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM

    Kids Que Cook's Meeting

  • 1:30 PM to 2:00 PM

    Kids Que Check In

  • 1:30 PM to 2:00 PM

    Invitational Brisket Category Judging

  • 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM

    Invitational Pork Category Judging

  • 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM

    Invitational Rib Category Judging

  • 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM

    Invitational Chicken Category Judging

  • 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

    Invitational Meat Judge's Meeting

  • 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM

    Open Cook's Meeting

  • 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM

    Open Meat Inspection Begins

  • Events Schedule
  • 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    Cowtown Family Fun Fest

  • 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM

    Gates open to pulbic (11:00am)

    Car Show - 11:00am - 3:00pm, Awards at 3:15pm
    Food Vendors
    Jim Beam Cocktail Nation
    Budweiser Beer Garden
    Kansas City and BBQ Marketplace
    Carnival Rides
    Taste of Kansas City Barbecue
    Live Entertainment on the Main stage 11am - 11pm

  • VIP Experiences
  • 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

    Barbecue Hall of Fame & Legends Reception (Private Event)

  • 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

    Royal Tours

    *Royal Tour Ticket Required. Click to purchase.

  • September 3, 2017
  • Competition Schedule
  • 10:00 PM to 10:30 PM

    All Team must be cleared out of team space.

  • 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

    Open Awards Ceremony

  • 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM

    Open Sausage Category Judging

  • 1:30 PM to 2:00 PM

    Open Brisket Category Judging

  • 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM

    Open Pork Category Judging

  • 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM

    Open Rib Category Judging

  • 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM

    Open Chicken Category Judging

  • 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM

    Open Turkey Category Judging

  • 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

    Open Meat Judge's Meeting

  • Events Schedule
  • 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM

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  • VIP Experiences
  • 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM

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