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 10 from 4pm – 10pm and Saturday, August 11 from 12pm – 10pm. This is a rain or shine event.

All applicants must submit payment with their application. The committee will not review your application unless it is complete with payment.

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

Run and judged under the KCBS rules and regulations. This will include the 4 KCBS categories – chicken, ribs, pork, and brisket. Please refer to the KCBS website for the 2018 Rules and Regulations, which can be found here.

Check-in occurs on Thursday, August 9th from 6-9 pm and Friday, August 10th from 8am-1pm. Any vehicles parked in cooking spots must remain there from 1pm on Friday until 5pm on Saturday.

Application Details

First Name

Last Name

Team Name

Your Email

Street Address

City

State

Zip Code

Country

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.