Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 American Royal World Series of Barbecue® Rub Contest presented by Old World Spices & Seasonings, Inc.
The American Royal World Series of Barbecue® Rub Contest was held on August 16, 2020 at the American Royal. The contest is the largest BBQ rub contest in the world with entries competing from 28 states and 7 countries. Each entry was judged in a blind tasting on their appearance, texture, taste alone, and taste on unseasoned barbecue meat.
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1st Place – SA, Crawford’s BBQ – Helotes, TX
2nd Place – Chick N’ Rub, Rufus Teague – Shawnee, KS
3rd Place – Ham Grenade, WarPig BBQ – Houston, TX
1st Place – Smokey KC, Burnt Finger BBQ – Lees Summit
2nd Place – SDQ Hot BBQ Rub, ScoobyDoobyQue LLC – Overland Park, KS
3rd Place – Dave’s Rub a Dub Dub Dittle Datil, Dave’s Rub a Dub Dub – Jacksonville, FL