KCBS Show-Me State BBQ Cookoff

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The Kennett Jaycees are pleased to sponsor the annual Show-Me State BBQ Cookoff.  The 36th annual cookoff will be held May 5 – 6, 2017 in Kennett, Missouri.  Join us for a family-friendly carnival May 3 – May 6.  Our demolition derby kicks off at 7:00 PM on Saturday, May 6.  Don’t miss live entertainment on both Friday and Saturday nights.

The Show-Me State BBQ Cookoff has been sanctioned as an official Kansas City Barbecue Society event and the winner will receive an invitation to the American Royal Barbecue Cook Off.  Learn more about the KCBS by clicking here.  The 2017 KCBS Rules apply.

The 2017 event will feature a purse of $10,000.00 and includes all 4 KCBS categories (chicken, ribs, pork and brisket).  Prize money will be paid as follows:

Grand Champion

Reserve Grand

Each Category
1st: $500
2nd: $350
3rd: $225
4th: $125
5th: $75
6th – 10th: $50 each

Teams and Judges — use the links below to register online for the 2017 Show-Me State BBQ Cookoff and to learn additional information:

For more information, contact:

Kennett Jaycees
Attn: Lee Atwill
PO Box 165
Kennett, MO 63857
E-mail: kennettkcbbq@yahoo.com

Lee Atwill: (573) 344-1711
Allen Williams: (573) 717-6875
Jason Rhew: (573) 717-3002