Over 30 competition teams from the Mid-Atlantic area and beyond compete for cash prizes and the chance to compete in the annual Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue in Lynchburg, TN and The American Royal in Kansas City, MO. The MD State BBQ Bash also features a local Tailgate Challenge.

Application Details

    First Name

    Last Name

    Your Email

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    Zip Code

    Phone Number

    KCBS Number (All judges are required to be certified members of KCBS)

    Please select what competition you would like to judge; KCBS-Pro, Tailgate or both.

    Tailgate Fri, Oct. 13KCBS-Pro Sat. Oct. 14Both Tailgate and KCBS-Pro Fri., Oct. 13 and Sat., Oct. 14

    Select your current judge status

    How many competitions have you judged?

    Have you been a judged at the MD State BBQ Bash in the past? Please check all appropriate boxes.

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