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Smokin’ Q

Lynnwood Ranch
Aldersyde, Calgary


Northlands Casino and Race Track
Edmonton, Alberta

Battle River BBQ Showdown

Camrose, AB

BBQ on the Bow

Calgary, Alberta

May 12-13, 2018

Prize Money – $8,000

June 16-17, 2018

Prize Money – $16,500

 August 18-19, 2018

Prize Money – $5,000

September 1-2, 2018

Prize Money – $10,000


The Alberta Cup 2018 – Over 39,500 in prize money at 4 events.

The Alberta Cup is 4 sanctioned BBQ events in Alberta that have agreed to offer BBQ teams an extra chance at winning some special prizes. The team scores will be tabulated from each event. Teams should compete in all three events to have a chance at the winner take all prize. The highest score from all 4 events wins. We encourage rookie teams to enter as well. The prize is open to all Canadian & International teams if they want to come.

Prizes start at $1000.00 cash plus a free entry into the three events for 2019. We have reached out to some other sponsors about sweetening the prize pool. The award for this will be presented at the last event of the year which is BBQ on the Bow.

Alberta KCBS events:

  • Smokin “Q” Aldersyde, Alberta
  • Porkapalooza Edmonton, Alberta
  • BBQ on the Bow Calgary, Alberta
  • Battle River BBQ Camrose, Alberta

Winning team will be requested to hang a banner at 2019 events to promote the Alberta Cup and our sponsors.