The 2020 American Royal World Series of Barbecue will once again bring back the festival to the world's largest barbecue competition with live music and BBQ demos, delicious BBQ and local food, beer and cocktail gardens, and a BBQ marketplace authentic to Kansas City and BBQ enthusiasts. Plus, with a full line up of kid’s activities the Barbecue will have fun and entertainment for all ages.

At this time, team registration is open. Please check back for more information regarding tickets and weekend events.



Additional Information

Interested in being a BBQ Marketplace Vendor?

The marketplace at the BBQ is an area where vendors are able to sell their goods and food to the public and teams that join the weekend of the BBQ.

Please see below for pricing information for BBQ Marketplace vendors.

BBQ Marketplace Information

All potential vendors will need to apply online and will be contacted if they are accepted to join. The application will be posted in Spring – check back for details.