This year over 45 competition teams from the Mid-Atlantic area and beyond are competing for $12,500 in cash prizes and the chance to compete in the annual Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue in Lynchburg, TN and The American Royal in Kansas City, MO.

Event Details

The MD State BBQ Bash will take place on Friday, August 11 from 4pm – 10pm and Saturday, August 12 from 12pm – 10pm. This is a rain or shine event.

All applicants must submit payment with their application.

Only space is provided. All tailgaters must provide their own tables, chairs and display materials.

Run and judged under the KCBS rules and regulations

Application Details

To take part in the MD State BBQ Bash KCBS Championship Competition, please complete the application below. You will be directed to payment options immediately after clicking submit. You must submit payment and a completed W9 Form with your application to reserve your space. First 45 paid applicants will have a reserved space to compete.

First Name

Last Name

Team Name

Your Email

Street Address



Zip Code

Phone Number

Have you competed in a KCBS Contest Before?

Have you competed at the MD State BBQ Bash Championship Before? Please check all appropriate boxes.
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Space Needed

Please upload a completed W9 Form. This is required to complete your application.

By entering your name below you certify that your entire set-up will completely fit within the space dimensions paid for. Absolutely nothing is permitted outside your paid dimensions. (required)

Additional comments

Upon completion of this form, you will be redirected to payment options. Payment is required to complete your application.