KCBS Great American Cookout
If you’re craving some of the world’s tastiest barbecue, then you’ve come to the right place! The KCBS Great American Cookout is on the road again and spreading the word about “America’s Cuisine.” It doesn’t matter which style you prefer – Kansas City, St. Louis, Memphis, Texas, West Coast or Carolina – as long as it’s barbecue, that’s all that matters!
With the 40-foot custom tour trailer racking up the miles, the Tour Team will visit 20 of the best food festivals in the nation, including stops that range from the St. Louis Blues Week Festival to the Jack Daniel’s World Championship. And of course, at every stop, they’ll be serving tasty samples of barbecue!
The Tour Team will show millions of festival-goers why competitive barbecuing is one of the fastest growing sports in the world. Check out the schedule below to see if there is a stop near you.
Apr 18-Apr 19 | 27th High on the Hog Festival, Winchester, TN
Apr 24-Apr 27 | 37th Annual Vidalia Onion Festival, Vidalia, GA
May 3-May 4 | Naptown barBayq Contest & Music Festival, Annapolis, MD
May 9-May 10 | Rock’n Ribs BBQ Festival, Springfield, MO
May 15-May 18 | Chesapeake Jubilee BBQ Cook-off, Chesapeake, VA
May 24-May 25 | St. Louis Blues Week Festival, St. Louis, MO
Jun 13-Jun 14 | Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival, Tryon, NC
Jun 21-Jun 22 | Safeway National Capital Barbecue Battle, Washington DC
Jun 27-Jun 28 | Great Lenexa BBQ Battle (Kansas Sate Championship, Lenexa, KS
Jul 3-Jul 7 | Naperville Ribfest, Naperville, IL
Jul 18-Jul 20 | Cheyene Frontier Days (World’s Largest Outdoor Rodeo), Cheyene, WY
Aug 8-Aug 10 | Ribs, Pigs & Watermelon, Huntington State Beach, CA
Aug 15-Aug 16 | Conifer Mountain BBQ Challenge, Conifer, CO
Aug 27-Sep 1 | Nugget Rib CookOff (Best in the West), Sparks, NV
Sep 5-Sep6 | AZ Rhythm & Ribs Country Music Festival, Cottonwood, AZ
Sep 26-Sep 27 | Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour Championship, Bentonville, AR
Oct 3-Oct 5 | 34th Annual American Royal World Series of Barbecue Invitational, Kansas City, MO
Oct 10-Oct 11 | Bliss Brews & Que, Fort Bliss, TX
Oct 18-Oct 19 | Wings Over North Georgia (Smoke-n-Thunder BBQ Classic), Rome, GA
Oct 24-Oct 26 | Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue, Lynchburg, TN