Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 American Royal World Series of Barbecue® Best Sauce on the Planet Contest!
The 33rd Annual American Royal World Series of Barbecue® Sauce Contest was held on August 18, 2020 at the American Royal. The contest is the largest BBQ sauce contest in the world with entries competing from 35 states and 7 countries. Each entry was judged in a blind tasting on their appearance, texture, taste alone, and taste on unseasoned barbecue meat.
The contest is the largest BBQ sauce contest in the world with nearly 400 entries from countries across the world. 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 – Smokey KC, Burnt Finger BBQ – Lees Summit
2nd Place – Triple Crown Organic BBQ Sauce Classic, Acme Organics LLC – Minneapolis, MN
3rd Place – BP Smokehouse BBQ Sauce, BP Smokehouse LLC – Tomah, WI
1st Place – Patriot Sauce Spicy, Code 3 Spices – Collinsville, IL
2nd Place – Hutch’s Gourmet BBQ Sauce “Hot”, Hutch's Gourmet BBQ Sauce – Friant, CA
3rd Place – Pine Ridge Jalapeno Barbecue and Dipping Sauce, Herbadashery LLC – Casper, WY
1st Place – A Touch of Smoke Mustard, American Outdoor BBQ & More – Warsaw, IN
2nd Place – Uncle Kennys BBQ Mustard, Uncle Kenny's BBQ & Catering – Clermont, FL
3rd Place – Carolina Yeller, UrbanQ Smokehouse – Waynesville, OH
1st Place – SuckleBusters Original, SuckleBusters – Coppell, TX
2nd Place – G.P.A. Sauce, University of Que – Killen, AL
3rd Place – Mad Moose BBQ Original, Mad Moose BBQ – Merced, CA
1st Place – “On The Bay” Beast, Bar-B-Que Beast, LLC – Waynesboro, PA
2nd Place – Smoky Apple, Rufus Teague – Shawnee, KS
3rd Place – Jake & Aimee’s Smokey Apricot, Jake & Aimee's Sauces – Amboy, MN