What to Know Before You Compete

Before you fill out our team application form, consider the following: Porkapalooza is a KCBS-sanctioned competition. If you have not already done so, familiarize yourself with the competition rules prior to applying. Porkapalooza is a two-day festival with optional categories (Chef’s Choice, Kids’ Challenge) on Saturday and traditional KCBS categories (Chicken, Ribs, Pork, Beef Brisket) on Sunday.…

Interesting in Becoming a Judge?

Interested in Becoming a Judge at Porkapalooza 2019? All judges must be certified by the Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS). Certification classes are held across North America. If you have not done so already, register for an upcoming class, then complete our application form. The Porkapalooza BBQ Festival Society does not cover any judges’ costs, but judges…