Dear BBQ Competitor,
Welcome to the 2016 Truman Heritage Festival BBQ Championship! This year’s event will take place Friday, May 6th & Saturday, May 7th, 2015. The event will be held at the same location as last year: Meadowmere Park, 13500 Byars Road in Grandview, MO.
The Truman Heritage Festival BBQ Championship is a KCBS Sanctioned event and Missouri State Championship. Below you will find an entry form, liability waiver, and links to KCBS rules and regulations and Jackson County Health Department’s Guidelines for Temporary Food Facilities.
The event is limited to the first 49 registrants. Please return the entry form and liability waiver accompanied with payment to the attention of Sky Smothers - Grandview Parks & Recreation, 13500 Byars Road, Grandview, MO 64030 no later than April 28, 2016. Any payments submitted are non-refundable. Please also note event maps, schedule of events, specific event rules and regulations will be posted on Truman Heritage Festival BBQ Championship’s web page as they become available. We will also email this information to you should you provide us with your email address on the competition application.
OFFICIAL 2016 ENTRY FORM
All 4 categories – pork ribs, chicken, pork shoulder or butt, and beef brisket – count toward the overall Grand Champion.
Large cash prizes will be divided among the first through 5th place finishers in the four categories in addition to a Grand Champion and Reserve Champion. Details in the registration form.
If you are a certified KCBS Judge and would like to participate in our event, please click to register.