Kansas City BBQ Contest

The Main Event. The Big Leagues. Smoke 'em if you got 'em.


Our 3rd year hosting a KCBS Competition in Ottawa, and it gets bigger and better every year. We are expecting teams to come from all over Canada and the United States to come vie for the coveted title of Grand Champion. Last year's winner, Smokin Hoggz BBQ are from Boston, Mass, and they are coming back. The year before, an Ottawa team, Smokin Boys & Hot Grills were the Grand Champions. Who will it be in 2017??

In this event, teams will be preparing Chicken, Ribs, Pork and Brisket over a 2 day period, starting on Saturday evening. All entries are judged by Certified BBQ Judges who have been trained in the art of BBQ Judging by the Kansas City Barbecue Society.

Winners will be announced at an Awards Ceremony which will take place at 5:00 on Sunday afternoon.

Date: Sunday, August 6th, 2017
Turn-in: Chicken: 12:00, Ribs: 12:30, Pork: 1:00, Brisket: 1:30
Judges: Entries will be double-blind judges by Certified BBQ Judges.
Fuels: Only Wood and Charcoal are permitted for this contest.
Prizes: Cash and trophies for the Top 10 teams in each category as well as for 1st and 2nd Place Overall.

Scroll down to a listing of all the teams who have signed up so far for this event.