Rock-n-Ribs Pro

06/23/2017 - 06/24/2017

Location: Oktoberfest Grounds – La Crosse, WI

The 2017 Rotary Rock-n-Ribs competition will be our first year to be a professional, full sanctioned, contest by the Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) and a State Championship Competition. The winner of our Rotary Rock-n-Ribs barbeque competition will get an automatic invite to the American Royal Invitational and in the Jack Daniels draw.

Entry Fees

The entry fee is $250.00 and covers all four (4) meat categories: Chicken, Pork Ribs, Pork Shoulder/Boston Butt, and Beef Brisket, along with a 30 amp power hookup and water near your site. No refunds. All teams are responsible for providing their own meat.


Total payout will be $10,000. Contestants must compete in all four meat categories to be eligible for overall awards. Plaque or trophies will be awarded to the Grand Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, 3rd Place Overall and 1st through 3rd place winners in each category. Prize money will be awarded to the Grand Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, 3rd Overall, and 1st through 10th places in each meat category. Payouts can only be decreased with KCBS Board approval and notification to the teams. Payouts can be increased at the organizer’s discretion. Payout listing is as follows:

Overall Scores

  • Grand Champion $1000.00 (Trophy or Plaque included)
  • Reserved Grand Champion $600.00 (Trophy or Plaque included)
  • Overall Scores $400.00 (Trophy or Plaque included)

Each Meat Category:

  • 1st Place $500.00 (Trophy included)
  • 2nd Place $400.00 (Trophy included)
  • 3rd Place $300.00 (Trophy included)
  • 4th Place $200.00
  • 5th Place $100.00
  • 6th Place $100.00
  • 7th Place $100.00
  • 8th Place $100.00
  • 9th Place $100.00
  • 10th Place $100.00

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