The 2017 Wolf Creek WildBlue BBQ competition is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society and is an American Royal qualifying event. The event will pay out $9,000 in cash prizes.
Agenda & Information (coming soon)
Check-in for the competition begins Friday, July 14 at Kelley Park in Burlington. Team packets will be distributed at check-in. You can also use the links above to download contest rules and agendas.
Friday, July 14
11:00 a.m. Cook sites open for contestants. (Call if you need earlier accommodations.)
11:00 a.m. Meat can be inspected any time after this time.
5:30 p.m. COOKS MEETING
The cooks meeting will be held in Kelley Hall, which is the rock building located in the middle of the park. At this time we will go over the rules for all categories, answer any questions, hand out containers for Saturday’s contest and listen to the KCBS Cook’s CD.
7:30 p.m. Judges Meeting
8:00 p.m. Judging: APPETIZER entries and PIT THEME
9:00 p.m. Judging: DESSERT entries
There will be a team of judges coming to your cook site to do the judging. Entries must be cooked on site. NO STORE BOUGHT DESSERTS. For the APPETIZERS and the DESSERT contests, you will need to provide your own containers and serving utensils for the Judges (plates, bowls, forks, spoons, etc.).
Winners are announced at Saturday’s awards meeting.
11:00 p.m. Quiet Hours Begin
Saturday, July 15
6-8:30 a.m. Free coffee and donuts in Kelley Hall for teams, sponsors & vendors
8:30 a.m. Kelley Hall closes to prepare for Judging
10:30 a.m. Judges Meeting
CONTEST JUDGING BEGINS
As a KCBS-sanctioned event, all KCBS rules apply. Turn-in will be at the south door of Kelley Hall. All teams are invited and encouraged to display their talents with samples of their cooking for the public to taste.
12:00 p.m. Judging: CHICKEN entries
12:30 p.m. Judging: PORK RIBS entries
1:00 p.m. Judging: PORK entries
1:30 p.m. Judging: BRISKET entries
2:00 p.m. Judging: SAUSAGE entries
2:30 p.m. Judging: COOK’S CHOICE entries
3:30 p.m. AWARDS MEETING — CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED
Grand Champion - $2,000
Reserve Grand Champion - $1,000
Reserve Champion - $500
Pit Theme - $100
Chicken, Ribs, Pork & Brisket
1st - $180 5th -$110
2nd - $170 6th - $90
3rd - $150 7th - $70
4th - $130 8th - $50
Sausage & Cook's Choice
1st - $140 3rd - $100
2nd - $120 4th - $80
APPETIZERS & Desserts
1st - $140
2nd - $120
3rd - $100