2023 Smoke on the Bricks

Entry Deadline: August 24, 2023
Categories: BBQ Competitions
2023 Smoke on the Bricks
Venue / Location

705 High Street
Baldwin City, KS 66006

General Information

Competition – August 25-26, 2023

This is a State Championship.

Get ready for the 5th annual Smoke on the Bricks BBQ contest and Taste of Baldwin City in 2023, powered by Rice Precision Manufacturing!  Mark your calendars for August 25th-26th for a weekend you won’t forget.  This Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned competition is a qualifying event for the American Royal World Series of Barbecue and the Jack Daniels World Championship for 2024.

Smoke on the Bricks in 2023 is a Smokin’ With Smithfield grant recipient for the 2nd time in 3 years. In addition, get ready for one of the best Def Leppard tribute bands in the country taking the stage Friday night! Come hungry and ready to party for the 5th Anniversary of Smoke on the Bricks! Can Slaps BBQ become the first ever repeat champion? Will Smokin’ Timbers or Gettin’ Basted, reserve grand champs and third place finishers from 2022, take the title? Will a new team be crowned Smoke on the Bricks Champion? Be here to find out!

Schedule of Events: Taste of Baldwin City,Friday, August 25
– 4:00PM: Beer Garden Opens/BBQ Bucks sold at Dance Academy
– 6:00PM-8:00PM: BBQ Vendors will begin selling
– 6:00PM: Nick Nave Music
– 8:00PM-10:00PM: Pyromaniacs takes the stage

Schedule of Events: Smoke on the Bricks BBQ Contest, Saturday, August 26
– 10:00-10:30AM: Judge Check In
– 11:30AM: Sausage Turn In
– 12:00PM: Chicken Turn In
– 12:30PM: Ribs Turn In
– 1:00PM: Pork Turn In
– 1:30PM: Brisket Turn In
– 2:00PM: Dessert Turn In
– 3:30PM: Awards at Baldwin City Beer Co.

Entry Fees

Per Team Entry Fee – $200.00

Prizes / Awards / Medals / Ribbons

Prize Money – $13,000.00

Overall Purse Breakdown
1st Place – $1,750.00
2nd Place – $1,250.00
3rd Place – $1,000.00
4th Place – $800.00
5th Place – $700.00
6th Place – $500.00
7th Place – $400.00
8th Place – $300.00
9th Place – $200.00
10th Place – $100.00

Individual Meat Category Purse Breakdown
1st Place – $250.00
2nd Place – $225.00
3rd Place – $200.00
4th Place – $170.00
5th Place – $135.00
6th Place – $110.00
7th Place – $90.00
8th Place – $80.00
9th Place – $70.00
10th Place – $60.00

Sausage & Dessert Purse Breakdown
1st Place – $100.00
2nd Place – $70.00
3rd Place – $50.00

Fruits and Vegetables

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