UPDATED 2018 contest information
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. At the conclusion of the KCBS scoring, overall scores from the VA Grands teams will be used to determine the top finishers and award the cash payout.
1st Place – $700.00, Virginia products basket, OBR thermopen, plaque
2nd Place – $450.00, Virginia products basket, plaque
3rd Place – $250. 00, Virginia products basket, plaque
Each of the following contests has paid into this separate prize fund. We are pleased to have each of these VA State Championship Contests join together in supporting their respective champions. Thank you for your support of your champions.
Listed below are the sponsoring contests and links, if available, to their contest website. The teams that will represent each contest will be updated as they register.
BBQ GIVES BACK – Urbanna – Wolf’s Revenge BBQ
PICKIN N PULLIN BBQ COMPETITION – Lanexa – Checkered Flag 500 BBQ
BBQ JAMBOREE DAY 1 – Fredericksburg – Who Cares BBQ
BBQ JAMBOREE DAY 2 – Fredericksburg – Old Virginia Smoke
CHESAPEAKE JUBILEE BBQ COOK-OFF – Chesapeake – 3N1 Q
COVINGTON CORK & PORK FESTIVAL – Covington – 4:20 Q
CHILLIN & GRILLIN IN THE GLADES – Wise – Contagious Q (pass down berth)
SMITHFIELD BBQ CLASSIC – Smithfield – Pavone Brothers BBQ
BIG BAD BBQ IN BOYDTON – Boydton – Aporkalypse Now
RECOVERY FEST – Richmond – Sauce This BBQ
QUE & CRUZ – Louisa – Smoketastic BBQ
DEVON GRUBE MEMORIAL BBQ CLASSIC – Virginia Beach – Dirty Ol’ Butt Slappers
SHENANDOAH VALLEY BBQ FEST – Woodstock – Rockin’ Robyn’s BBQ