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The maximum amount of teams allowed is 25. (As of 5/15/2019 we are FULL)

Total Prize Money: Over $8000.000

Grand Champion: $2000 Reserve Champion: $1000

Each Category (Chicken, Ribs, Pork, Brisket):

1st: $400 2nd: $300 3rd: $200 4th: $100 5th: $50 6th: $50 7th: $50 8th: $50 9th: $50

Entry Fee: Entry fee is $250. Space size includes only area for cooking. If you require additional room for RVs/Trailers, please let us know and we will accomodate your space.

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Payment Terms: Payment can be made via the website (preferred), check, or cashiers check/money order. Please do be aware that successful payment completion locks in your space. Payments can be made out to: Harmony Town, LLC. Please mail payment to: Harmony Town, LLC, 1985 La Lomita, San Luis Obispo, CA, 93401.

Load In: Teams can begin loading in at the competition site 2177 Old Creamery Road, Harmony, California at 9 AM on Friday, July 5th, and should be in place by 5 PM. Late arrival arrangements can be made by contacting us in advance at

Chief Cook must be present at some time during the weekend for team to use his/her KCBS number
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