VIP Experiences

Are you the ultimate barbecue enthusiast or looking for the VIP treatment at this year's American Royal World Series of Barbecue®? Take your barbecue experience to the next level with one or both of these exclusive events!  Tickets are limited. Get your tickets for the Party of the Year and/or the Royal Tours today!

Party of the Year

Come be a judge for the biggest and best party of the year! Each judge will have the opportunity to visit 3-4 teams competing for the honor of being named the “Party of the Year.” Teams will compete in showmanship and overall site appearance.


Cost of Party of the Year ticket includes gate entry on Friday night.

Must be 21 or older to participate.

Royal Tours

Royal Tour provides a behind the scenes tour inside tents of BBQ Pitmasters! Join us for this once in a lifetime experience where you will have a one-on-one discussion & demonstration with BBQ teams and the opportunity to try some of the best barbecue on the planet.

Cost of Royal Tour ticket includes gate entry into the World Series of Barbecue® on Friday or Saturday (date selected for tour). When you purchase your ticket, you will be prompted to pick the date and time for your tour. Tours are available on Friday night and Saturday during the day.


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