This information pertains to the 2019 festival. Check back for updates.
We can accept up to 40 teams, so in order to accommodate that many cookers, the competition will be located along 2 blocks of Walnut Street.
Categories include Chicken, Pork Ribs, Pork Butt, and Beef Brisket. You must compete in all four (4) categories to qualify for Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion. Bloody Mary and Sauce contests are also applicable for an addition $10 per entry fee.
Grand Champion $1,000
Reserve grand champion $700
PEOPLE’S CHOICE (1st Place) $100
1st-8th place cash prizes in each category
1st in each category (4) $375
2nd in each category (4) $325
3rd in each category (4) $275
4th in each category (4) $225
5th in each category (4) $150
6th in each category (4) $100
7th in each category (4) $75
8th in each category (4) $50
Please submit your information via Team Entry Form below, and mail completed application & fees to:
P. O. Box 118, Helena, AR 72342
2:15 until 4:15 p.m. / $10 entry (tickets may be purchased at the gate entrance to the BBQ contest)
Come sample from competition BBQ Teams at King Biscuit Blues Festival.
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Last modified: October 28, 2019