CONGRATULATIONS TO THE TEAMS THAT COMPETED IN THE 1ST AMERICAN ROYAL BACKYARD BBQ CONTEST, presented by Smithfield, and STEAK COOK-OFF sponsored by Hy-Vee! It was a great weekend filled with friends of BBQ and the American Royal is grateful for the support of the teams, our sponsors, and incredible volunteers.
Taking home Grand Champion in the Backyard BBQ Contest - DAMN FINE BEEF & SWINE
The Grand Champion in the Steak Cook-Off - BEER CITY BBQ
The Backyard BBQ and Steak Cook-Off are two separate contests and teams are allowed to enter either one or both as long as you meet the KCBS definition of a Backyard Cook Team.