Minnesota BBQ Society contests are split between officially sanctioned KCBS contests and “Backyard” contests.
KCBS Contests are officially recognized by the Kansas City Barbecue Society. THE KANSAS CITY BARBEQUE SOCIETY (KCBS), a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and enjoying barbeque, is the world’s largest organization of barbeque and grilling enthusiasts with over 20,000 members worldwide. KCBS sanctions over 450 barbeque contests world wide. From volunteering to actual event production, our […]
Backyard contests are great starters for beginner competition cooks. The rules do not necessarily follow the KCBS rules which is why we include them on this page. Also note that the categories are often times different than the base KCBS categories. If you are a Backyard Contest Organizer and would like to have your contest […]