About the Championship

The Smokin' With Smithfield National Barbecue Championship competition will show you where you rank against other leading competition barbecue teams across the country. The Championship has two parts: a year-long points chase and a playoff between the top 24 teams from across the country to name one unified National Barbecue Champion and the chance to win up to $50,000 cash.

2019 Sponsored Competitions

Table Rock Boats & Bones
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Kimberling City, MO
Tilley Harley-Davidson Biker Blues & BBQ Rally
Friday, September 20, 2019
Salisbury, NC
Riverfest 2019
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Decatur, AL
Tri City BBQ Fest
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Denison, IA
2019 Wildwood BBQ Bash
Friday, September 27, 2019
Wildwood, MO
Jack Daniels Invitational
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Lynchburg, TN
MS Delta State Barbecue Championship/Cleveland Octoberfest
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Cleveland, MS
Jonesboro Downtown BBQ and Music Festival
Saturday, November 30, 2019
Jonesboro, AR
Briscoe Ranch BBQ Cook-off
Friday, December 13, 2019
Uvalde, TX