TN STATE CHAMPIONSHIP BBQ COOK OFF

Get your cook team ready for a trip to the Smoky Mountains.

2019 Cook Off grand champions.

COOK TEAMS

Join cook teams from around the nation for this Tennessee State Championship BBQ Cook Off sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society and sponsored by Bush’s Best. Teams will compete for $17,500 in cash and prizes and the title of Tennessee State Champion during the festival.

Kansas City BBQ Society logo. Bush's Best logo.

Please note: We are Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned. All teams must compete by KCBS Rules & Regulations.

Pig statues with aprons stating 1st place chicken, 1st place pork ribs and 1st place pulled pork.

COMPETITION

Which teams are competing this year?

Coming Soon!

Large gavel being held up to sky.

JUDGES

Sevierville’s Bloomin’ BBQ festival welcomes Kansas City Barbecue Society certified judges from across the United States to judge at our Bush’s Best Tennessee State Championship Cook Off. If you are a certified KCBS judge and are interested in applying to judge our competition, please download the application form and submit it by March 1, 2022.

Kansas City BBQ Society logo. Bush's Best logo.

Please note: We are Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned. All teams must compete by KCBS Rules & Regulations.