2019 Applications ... more players

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Cook Teams Applications are Available!!!

First 50 Professional Teams (KCBS competitors)

First 25 Backyard Teams (Local & Tips-to-Taste)

All Cook Teams must have approved Certified 10 lb Fire Extinguishers

Stop Fire will be on site for fire extinguishers, Friday 2:00 - 4:00PM 850-476-4111

Approved fire extinguishers

    Judges Application Form

    Sponsor Application Form

    Cookers Application Form

    Vendors Application Form


    The Butcher Shoppe is the Official Supplier of Meat for Smokin In The Square

    Cook Team Competitors get your orders in now to The Butcher Shoppe for your your quality selection of meat for your BBQ competition needs


    Visit their Facebook page here: The Butcher Shoppe Facebook Page

    Call them and mention that you are competing at the Smokin In The Square BBQ Event: (850) 458-8781

    Don't forget to tell them you saw them on the Smokin In The Square Website!

    Smokin In The Square 2016 Gulf Coast Corn Hole Series Logo

    2018 CornHole Competition ($50/Team) ... Registration Link

    (2 person teams, Master / Rookie Divisions, double elimination)


    2018 Emergency Contacts list ... Emergency Contact Link / Site Maps

    "PEOPLE'S CHOICE" Contest - And Who Dat Smokin' ... 2017 Winners ... Grand Champion: SOUTH PORK Back Yard Champion: Brothers in BBQ
    Here were our 2016 Winners 2015 Winners

    Tips-for-Taste (aka People's Choice) venue for 2017. The Smokin' In The Square sponsor, The Butcher Shoppe, will be providing each Backyard Team with 2 pork butts to prepare for sampling by the public. The Backyard Team with the most donations in their "Charity Jar" will be the winner of the Tips-for-Taste event. This event will be on Saturday from 11am to 3pm. There is no requirement for the public to donate, and the Backyard Teams can prepare additional butts or anything they want for sampling.

    “Seafood” Contest – sponsored by Joe Patti's Seafood The best in gulf coast seafood! (Friday 6:30pm) Seafood for the Seafood Contest is being provided by Joe Patti's Seafood World Famous Seafood Market.


    Please go to the KCBS web site for 2017 rules!! 

    The Kansas City Barbeque Society

    11514 Hickman Mills Drive

    Kansas City, MO 64134

    Phone: 816-765-5891 or 1-800-963-KCBS

    Fax: 816-765-586



    Rules are designed to be fair and equal to all cookers. Integrity of the Contestants, Judges,

    KCBS Contest Representatives, and Organizers is essential.