start the 2019 competition season in music city!
On March 8-9, 2019 in Nashville, Smoke on the Shores will host a 70 team professional BBQ competition sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS).
KCBS Professional BBQ Competition
The 2019 Smoke on the Shores BBQ Championship will host professional BBQ competition teams from across the U.S. to compete in four categories: Ribs, Chicken, Pork and Brisket. These professional BBQ teams will compete for prize money totaling over $10,000 and points towards being the KCBS national BBQ team of the year.
The 2019 Smoke on the Shores BBQ Championship is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS). KCBS sanctions and judges BBQ competitions across the U.S. and promotes barbeque as America's cuisine. It is the largest society of barbeque enthusiasts in the world, with over 19,000 members. KCBS sanctions nearly 450 events across the globe each year.
BBQ Competition details can be found above on our KCBS Application Page.
KCBS World Invitational BBQ Champion Qualifier
The Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion of the 2019 Smoke on the Shores BBQ Championship will be invited to compete in the 2020 KCBS World Invitational BBQ Champion in Little Rock.