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2018 campground bbq contests

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APRIL 20-22, 2018 - plymouth ma - KCBS double-header (SAT & SUN)

nor'easter BBQ showdowN

 

The Nor'Easter BBQ Showdown is New England's first KCBS double-header and takes place Saturday & Sunday, April 21 & 22, at Sandy Pond Campground in Plymouth, MA. Teams can compete either or both days. Each “Day” is a sanctioned KCBS contest, and qualifies separately for The Jack, American Royal and more. The minimum prize purse for each day is $3,500 and will increase based on team number. Additional awards will be given to the Most Improved Team (comparing Day 1 and Day 2 overall scores), and to the Ultimate Showdown Champion (Best 2-Day Total), which will earn a Golden Ticket to the 2018 World Food Championship – BBQ Contest.

 

 

APRIL 28-29, 2018 - blairstown nj - KCBS (SUN)

new jersey knoq-out

 

The New Jersey KnoQ-out takes place at Triple Brook Camping Resort in Blairstown, NJ. This is a new KCBS contest and the minimum prize purse is $3,500, increasing based on team number. An optional 5th category will be offered for Dessert, with the winner earning a Golden Ticket to the 2018 World Food Championships – Dessert Contest. Gunter Wilhelm Cutlery will provide bonuses to 1st place in the four main categories, as well as to Grand Champion.

 

 

june 22-24, 2018 - galway ny - nebs (SAT) & KCBS (SUN)

smoke in the woods

 

Smoke In The Woods is located at McConchie's Heritage Acres Campground in Galway, NY. It includes a NEBS cooking/grilling contest (requiring minimum 8 teams) on Saturday, and a KCBS contest on Sunday. The prize purse is a minimum $500 for the NEBS contest and a minimum $3,500 for the KCBS contest (increasing based on team number). The NEBS categories are: Burger (winner will earn a Golden Ticket to the 2018 World Food Championship – Burger Contest), Pizza, Mac & Cheese, and Mystery Meat.

 

 

september 7-9, 2018 - randolph vt - nebs (SAT) & KCBS (SUN)

4th Green Mountain BBQ Championship

 

The Green Mountain BBQ Championship is located at Abel Mountain Campground in Braintree VT. It includes a NEBS cooking/grilling contest (requiring minimum 10 teams) on Saturday, and a KCBS contest on Sunday. The prize purse is a minimum $500 for the NEBS contest and a minimum $3,500 for the KCBS contest (increasing based on team number). The NEBS categories are: Bacon, BBQ Side Dish, Wings, and Red Chili  (winner will earn a Golden Ticket to the 2019 World Food Championship – Chili Contest). An optional 5th KCBS category will be offered for “Best Hangover Cure”.

 

 

October 12-14, 2018 - monson ma - regular KCBS (SAT) & primitive KCBS (SUN)

2nd bay state bbq championship / back to baysics

 

The Bay State BBQ Championship takes place at Partridge Hollow Camping Area in Monson, MA. This is another KCBS double-header, and teams can compete one or both days. Each “Day” is a separate sanctioned KCBS contest, and qualifies for The Jack, American Royal and more. Day 1 (Saturday) is a regular KCBS contest, while Day 2 (Sunday) introduces the “Back to BAYsics” Primitive KCBS contest, in which teams can opt to go either the Primitive format (for a discounted entry fee) or the Regular KCBS format (for a $200 higher entry fee). Specific rules do apply for Day 2.

The minimum prize purse for each day is $3,500 and will increase based on team number. The Grand Champion from each day will earn a Golden Ticket to the 2019 World Food Championship – BBQ Contest.

 

 

october 20-21, 2018 - west kingston RI - KCBS (SUN)

2ND ocean STATE BBQ CHAMPIONSHIP

 

The Ocean State BBQ Championship takes place at Wawaloam Campground in West Kingston, RI. The minimum prize purse is $3,500, increasing based on team number. An optional 5th category will be offered for Shrimp, with the winner earning a Golden Ticket to the 2019 World Food Championships – Seafood Contest.