Who will be the Master of the Grill?

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The 2020 Smoke & Hops Festival is a KCBS Sanctioned Master Series BBQ Competition. Winning teams can win cash prizes, as well as qualify for the American Royal World Series of BBQ and the Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational!


The Heat is On! A Master Series Sanctioned Contest requires teams to cook 4 meats (Chicken, Pork Ribs, Pork Butt, & Brisket) using only wood, wood pellets or charcoal as a cooking source.  KCBS Rules and regulations apply, and can be found here.  Winning teams are eligible for cash prizes, with the top team earning eligibility to compete at the Jack Daniels World Championship Invitation Barbeque Competition, as well as the American Royal World Series of BBQ!