2021 KCBS World Invitational Barbeque Competition

Entry Deadline: November 10, 2021
Categories: BBQ Competitions
2021 KCBS World Invitational Barbeque Competition
Venue / Location

Firelake Arena
18145 Old Rangeline Road
Shawnee, OK 74801

General Information

Competition – November 11-14, 2021 – This is a State Championship

The Kansas City Barbeque Society is pleased to announce the third annual KCBS World Invitational Barbeque Competition, presented by Smithfield.

The KCBS World Invitational brings together top champion pitmasters to compete for the title of KCBS World Champion.

To compete in the Master Series Invitational, Master Series pitmasters must win Grand Champion or Reserve Grand Champion at a KCBS-sanctioned Master series barbeque contest between Jan. 1, 2019 and August 1, 2021.

To compete in the Backyard Invitational, KCBS Backyard Series pitmasters must win 1st place Ribs or 1st place Chicken at a KCBS-sanctioned Backyard contest between Jan. 1, 2019 and August 1, 2021.

NEW for 2021 is the addition of the KCBS OPEN, which is open to any KCBS member in good standing to compete in the 4 main KCBS meats. The KCBS World Invitational will include the finale of the Turkey Smoke Series turkey contest and Turkey Smoke Team of the Year program that KCBS is leading with the National Turkey Federation to showcase the versatility of turkey on the smoker! In addition, we will include the Celebrate Real Pork series with the National Pork Board, a cocktail contest with 360 Vodka. 

Prizes / Awards / Medals / Ribbons

Prize Money: $68,000.00

Open – $25,000.00
Grand Champion – $4,000.00
Reserve Grand Champion – $2,500.00
3rd Overall – $1,000.00
4th Overall  – $850.00
5th Overall – $500.00
6th-10th Overall  – $200.00
11th-15th Overall  – $130.00

4 Main KCBS Categories (Chicken, Ribs, Pork, Brisket)
1st Place – $1,000.00
2nd Place – $600.00
3rd Place – $400.00
4th Place – $300.00
5th Place – $200.00
6th-10th Place – $125.00
11th-15th Place – $100.00

Master Series Invitational – $30,000.00
Grand Champion – $6,000.00
Reserve Grand Champion – $3,000.00
3rd Overall – $1,500.00
4th Overall  – $1,000.00
5th Overall – $500.00
6th-10th Overall  – $200.00
11th-15th Overall  – $150.00

4 Main KCBS Categories (Chicken, Ribs, Pork, Brisket)
1st Place – $1,000.00
2nd Place – $700.00
3rd Place – $500.00
4th Place – $300.00
5th Place – $200.00
6th-10th Place – $150.00
11th-15th Place – $125.00

Backyard Series Invitational: $6,500.00
Grand Champion – $1,500.00
Reserve Grand Champion – $750.00

2 Main KCBS Categories (Chicken, Ribs)
1st Place – $500.00
2nd Place – $375.00
3rd Place – $300.00
4th Place – $250.00
5th Place – $200.00
6th-10th Place – $100.00

Turkey Smoke – $3,000.00

Celebrate Real Pork – $2,000.00

Celebrate Real Pork Kids ‘Que – $450.00

360 Vodka Cocktail Contest – $1,000.00

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