2023 Smoke on The Shores BBQ Championship (Ribs)

Entry Deadline: March 16, 2023
Categories: BBQ Competitions
2023 Smoke on The Shores BBQ Championship (Ribs)
Venue / Location

Wilson County Fairgrounds
James E. Ward Agricultural Center
945 E. Baddour Parkway
Lebanon, TN 37087

General Information

Competition – March 17-18, 2023

Smoke on the Shores BBQ Championship will take place in Nashville on March 17-18, 2023. This KCBS sanctioned BBQ competition will host 25+ professional and backyard teams from around the southeast for a one (1) meat Friday Night Challenge (Ribs) and the purse will be $1,500 in cash and prizes.

KCBS Schedule of Events

Thursday, March 16, 2023
2:00pm                                Early Team Arrivals*

Friday, March 17, 2022
Morning/Afternoon             Team Arrivals
Morning/Afternoon             Meat Inspection
4:00pm                                KCBS Cook’s Meeting
7:00pm Friday Night Rib Challenge Turn-in (Pro & Backyard)
8:00pm Friday Night Rib Challenge Awards
11:00pm                               Quiet Time begins

Saturday, March 18, 2023
7:00am                                Team Breakfast
9:00am                                KCBS Judge Check-In Begins
10:00am                               KCBS Judge Check-In Ends
11:00am                                KCBS Judges Meeting
12:00pm                               Chicken Turn-in (Pro & Backyard)
12:30pm                               Ribs Turn-in (Pro & Backyard)
1:00pm                                 Pork Turn-in (Pro Only)
1:30pm                                 Brisket Turn-in (Pro Only)
4:00pm                                Awards

Afternoon/Evening              Team Departures*

*Entry fee includes both Friday and Saturday night stays. Teams requesting to arrive on Thursday will have an extra $25 fee. And, any/all teams are welcome to stay over Saturday evening and depart on Sunday.

Entry Fees

Per Entry Fee – $100.00

Prizes / Awards / Medals / Ribbons

$1,500.00 Cash Purse

Grand Champion – $500.00
Reserve Grand Champion – $400.00
3rd Place – $300.00
4th Place – $200.00
5th Place – $100.00