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Joe's Kansas City Open Contest

Date: Oct 05, 2014
Location: American Royal Complex
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With over 500 teams competing in four meat categories, The Joe's Kansas City Open Contest is the largest barbecue contest in the world! Combine this with a barbecue-related trade expo, live music, fireworks, and a Kids' Korral of family-fun, this four-day food festival is truly the "World Series of Barbecue®".
 

 Open applications will be available online Spring 2014


 
Please understand the American Royal BBQ Contest is a competition, not a sampling event. Due to food safety regulations, sampling of contest foods is prohibited. Entry to the American Royal World Series of Barbecue® includes the opportunity to witness more than 500 teams competing in the largest BBQ event in the world, a Food Court with many options available for purchase, Live Entertainment, entrance in the Marketplace/Expo, Kids Korral (Saturday 10am-3pm), Cooking Demonstrations, Barbecue Hall of Fame Ceremony (Saturday 7pm) and more. Sampling of contest foods is not-included in event entry.
 

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Joe's Kansas City Open Contest
Oct 05, 2014
Joe's Kansas City Open Contest at the 34th Annual World Series of Barbecue®!

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