MARCH 2019 CONTEST TEAM APPS will be available after October 1st, 2018. Please check back later and THANKS for your interest!
ENTRY FEE – $300.00 prior to 2/1/18 when the price increases to $350.00. Fee includes Friday night campsite.
ENTRY FEE PAYMENT – After the team entry form is submitted, payment may be made via PayPal account or by credit or debit card. All transactions will be through a secure web site to protect your information. Payment may also be made by mailing a check to OBR/BBQGives Back 9625 Peppertree Drive Henrico VA 23238
PRIZE MONEY – Minimum of $8000.00 for KCBS payout – Last year the payout was raised to $11,000.00 by contest time
CAMPSITE AMENITIES – 50 X 50 size, 30 and 50 amp power, 110 volt power, water, cable and wi-fi at each site. Friday night campsite stay included in entry fee. Bethpage camp-resort charges for any night that the campsite is in use. Teams may choose to add Thursday and/or Saturday night stay for additional fee.
VA GRANDS CHAMPIONSHIP – The BBQ Gives Back Contest is pleased to host within the KCBS contest, the VA Grands. The contest is made up of Grand Champions or Reserve Grand Champions from sponsoring VA Contests in 2017. Each of the VA contests have paid into this separate prize fund. We are pleased to have all 14 VA State Championship Contests join together in supporting their respective grand champions.
MABA CUP FINALS – MABA will present awards to the top finishers from the teams in attendance that won their respective states MABA Cups. These 8 Grand Champions, or their runner ups, that attend our contest will be eligible for cash prizes paid out by MABA.
QUALIFIERS – *must have 25 teams
The American Royal*
World Food Championships – Preferred Qualifier (paid entry fee and travel stipend) for KCBS GC
GIVING BACK to 2 organizations:
- The first is Team Thanksgiving food bank. One pork butt will be given to each team to cook, chop and turn in after judging is complete. We also ask for teams to donate one grocery bag of dry and/or canned goods if they are able. To see a list of requested items, please click on the GIVING BACK link above.
- The second is Operation BBQ Relief. Our contest will be making a monetary donation to OBR and anyone wishing to make a voluntary cash or check donation will be able to do so at the time of team check ins.
THURSDAY night social event for teams, judges and reps to participate in a friendly discussion about bbq related topics. Light snacks will be served.
FRIDAY night chili contest! $10.00 entry fee! All recipes allowed! People’s choice blind judging! Cash prize!