Bar-B-Q Teams


50 Professional and Backyard Teams from across the region will gather to compete for more than $15,000 in cash prizes, trophies and bragging rights. This year's cook-off is an official Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned contest and as such KCBS rules will apply. For full information see our applications.

Pro Teams will compete in 4 categories including: Brisket, Chicken, Pulled Pork, Ribs. Winners will be selected in each category and an overall winner will be selected based on the highest combined score.

Backyard Teams will compete in ribs, pork and chicken category. Winners will be selected for each category and an overall winner will be selected based on the highest combined score.

Wanna try championship styled BBQ from our teams?

We have sampling events on Friday and Saturday for fans to purchase BBQ samples from participating teams while supplies last. Click here for the details.

2015 Participating Teams


Check back often - a lot of teams will be joining between now and the festival!
If you'd like to compete this year, download an application from the sidebar on the right.

Pro Teams Backyard Teams


(The Pro Division is full- email us to sign up for our waitlist. We are trying to get a couple more teams in. atlbbqclub1@ gmail.com)
Atlanta Butt Society
Awesome Q
BBQ Shogun
Bar-B-Que Monsters
Big L's Sweet Heat
Bird Dawg BBQ
Characters BBQ
City Gone Country
Craft BBQ
Five Star BBQ
GrillMaster Flash
Hickory Flatt
Hired Guns BBQ
IB Smokin'
Low IQ BarBQ
Mac Daddy BBQ
Marr B Q
Muddy Watters Sauce Co. BBQ
Nice Rack BBQ
Plum Superior
Porch Light BBQ
Porkaholics Barbeque
Que School
Roast Beast BBQ
Rub Shaker's Que
Runway Smoke
Smoke Slingers
Sonny's Pitmasters
Southern Tailgates
Spot on Que
SweetWater Bar-B-Que
Swine & Shine BBQ
Taste Buds
Taylor'd
Temple of the Hog
That's how its Done Son!
Twin Smokes BBQ
Uncommon Q
Under Construction BBQ
Unprohibited
Will & the Thrills
Willingham's Village Porkers

(The Backyard division is full-email us to sign up for waitlist, because in the past we have had teams drop. atlbbqclub1@gmail.com)
Advanced Smokeconomics
Ben Hill BBQ Team
Department of Porks & Rumperation
Hightower's Kuntry Bones
My Baby Loves to Eat
Porknado
Pub 71 Fantasy Porkers
Pull-N-Smoke BBQ
Schorr Good BBQ
Smoke in a Tree
Smokin Coles BBQ
Swine Dining


Tickets


Tickets are on June 5th 2015!

2015 Applications

Get your application in now to compete at this year's festival!
  • 2015 Pro Team Rules & Application
    Early Discount Deadline: April 17, 2015
    Deadline for All Applications: July 3, 2015
    Download Here >>>
  • 2015 Backyard Team Rules & Application
    Early Discount Deadline: April 17, 2015
    Deadline for All Applications: July 3, 2015
    Download Here >>>
  • 2015 Judging Application
    Download Here >>>

Festival Details

When

Friday, August 14 2015
4:00pm - 10:00pm

Saturday, August 15, 2015
Noon-8:00pm

Where

The Special Event Area at
Atlantic Station
20th Street & Fowler

2014 Cookoff Winners

Download this list here >

Professional Team Winners

Champion: Smoke on the Lake

Reserve : Ponderosa BBQ

3rd Place : Hogz Gone Wild

4th Place : Plum Superior

5th Place : Naked Que

6th Place : Bar-B-Que Monsters

7th Place : Runway Smoke

8th Place : Sonny's Pit Masters

9th Place : Bird Dawg BBQ

10th Place : That's How It's Done Son

Chicken

1st Place : Runway Smoke

2nd Place: Temple of the Hog

3rd Place: Sonny's Pit Masters

4th Place : Plum Superior

5th Place: Village Porkers

Ribs

1st Place : Hogz Gone Wild

2nd Place : Smoke on the Lake

3rd Place : Plum Superior

4th Place : That's How It's Done Son

5th Place : The Pig Lebowski

Pork

1st Place: Hogz Gone Wild

2nd Place: Ponderosa BBQ

3rd Place: Sonny's Pit Masters

4th Place: Naked Que

5th Place: Front Porch BBQ

Brisket

1st Place : Smoke on the Lake

2nd Place: Ponderosa BBQ

3rd Place: Bar-B-Que Monsters

4th Place : Plum Superior

5th Place : Runway Smoke

Backyard Team Winners

Champion: SweetWater Bar-B-Que

Reserve: Porknado:

3rd Place: Ben Hill

4th Place: Dept. of Porks & Rumpreation

5th Place: Smoke in a Tree

6th Place: Wilbur's Been Smokin Somethin

7th Place: Smoke Slingers

8th Place: Pull-N-Smoke

9th Place: Red White & BBQ

10th Place: The Smoking Jacket

Chicken

1st Place: Ben Hill

2nd Place: Porknado

3rd Place: SweetWater Bar-B-Que

4th Place: Pull-N-Smoke

5th Place: Wilbur's Been Smokin Somethin

Ribs

1st Place: Porknado

2nd Place: SweetWater Bar-B-Que

3rd Place: Ben Hill

4th Place: Dept. of Porks & Rumpreation

5th Place: Smoke Slingers

Pork

1st Place: Dept. of Porks & Rumpreation

2nd Place: Wilbur's Been Smokin Somethin

3rd Place: Smoke in a Tree

4th Place: Smoke Slingers

5th Place : SweetWater Bar-B-Que

All Teams

Best Booth:

1st Place: Dept. of Porks & Rumpreation

2nd Place: Marr-B-Que

3rd Place: Bar-B-Que Monsters

Sauce:

1st Place: Uncommon Q

2nd Place: Hoot-N-Annie

3rd Place: Messin with Fire

Anything Butt

1st Place: Big L's Sweet Heat

2nd Place: That's How It's Done Son

3rd Place: Taylor'd BBQ

Dessert:

1st Place: Uncommon Q

2nd Place: Nice Rack BBQ

3rd Place: Smoke on the Lake

People's Sample (Whole Hog):

1st Place Tie: Taylor'd BBQ and Bar-B-Que Monsters

 

 

People's Sample (Pulled Pork):

1st Place: Taylor'd BBQ

2nd Place: Nice Rack

3rd Place Tie: B Qued and The Smoking Jacket