Smoke on the Trails BBQ Competition

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The Smoke on the Trails BBQ competition will take place on September 11 and 12, 2020 at Celebration Park. This Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned event is a qualifying event for the American Royal World Series of Barbeque competition and the Jack Daniels World Championship for 2021. BBQ teams will check in Friday during the day and begin to set up their camps.  Formal BBQ judging will begin on Saturday and a total purse of $10,000 will be on the line for teams participating in the categories of chicken, ribs, pork and brisket. Top 10 in each category will be awarded.   

PARKING:  Cars can be parked at Celebration Park, however, once it fills, overflow parking will be available in the Pioneer Ridge Middle School parking lot just south of the park. Parking is free.

Date      Friday, September 11 and Saturday, September 12, 2020
Time      BBQ Teams can check in beginning at 9:00 a.m. on September 11 and all teams must be
      checked in by 3:00p.m. 
Location      Celebration Park, 32501 W. 159th St., Gardner, KS 66030 
Cost      $185.00 - no power needed
      $200.00 - 20 amp
      $215.00 - 30 amp - limited spots available
      $235.00 - 50 amp - limited spots available
      For more information, contact Amy Craft at
Registration Deadline      Sunday, August 30, 2020
Register Online       Beginning March 2, 2020
Registration Form      Registration Form (pdf) 
Parking        Limited parking will be available at Celebration Park and Pioneer Ridge Middle School. 

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