Taste of Autumn BBQ Championships

Think Your BBQ is the Best? Let's Put it to the Test! 

Sept. 19-20, 2014, Spearfish City Park Campground. This weekend event will include Family Fun on Friday evening with food,  live music and refreshments. Taste of Autumn People's Choice Judging will take place on Friday evening and is open to the public. Saturday morning the BBQ event will get under way with judging taking place in the early afternoon, another People's Choice Judging event followed by the awards presentation at 4 pm. Join us for a weekend of FUN!  This event is Sanctioned by  KCBS, and we are also a Rocky Mountain BBQ Association Cup Contest. All proceeds from this event will benefit the Rec Center's Youth & Family Scholarship Program.  Call Chris 722-1430 for more info and registration information. 2014 Location is Spearfish City Park Campground. 

We have been selected to participate in the 100KCBS Meals Mission/  Please mark your application to cook an extra butt that we provide for the Spearfish Food Pantry!!

Certified BBQ Judge Class!!
Sept 18 6 to 10PM    
Instructed by Rich and Bunny Tuttle. 
Call Chris (605)722-1430 to register for this class. 

Team Registration Form
Food Vendor Application Form
Non-Food Vendor Application Form
CBJ Class Registration Form
Schedule of Events
100KCBS Meals Mission
Additional Info  
Schedule of events and People's Choice are subject to change

2014 Registered Teams
The Last Resort's 5 Hands and a Smoker BBQ - Olathe, KS
Last Call Heroes BBQ - Pierre, SD
Home Grown Smokers - Spearfish, SD
Jo-Bawb's BBQ - Rozet, WY
Lonestar Smoke Rangers- Rapid City, SD
Wyoming BS BBQ- Casper, WY
Busted Smokin' Pork with Black Hills Pellet Grills - Summerset, SD
Smokin' Hot Butts BBQ - Casper, WY
Wandering Wonder - Sioux Falls, SD
JR's Rhodehouse BBQ Pit - Piedmont, SD
Spitfire - Fargo, ND
High Plains Smokers - Gillette, WY
Grate Expectations - Billings, MT

2013 Overall Winners:
Jo-Bawbs BBQ - Grand Champion
Spitfire - Reserve Grand Champion

2013 Registered Teams:

Lonestar Smoke Rangers - Rapid CIty, SD
Spitfire - Fargo, ND
Acme Burnt Offerin's - Pierre, SD
Chick 'N Ribs - Spearfish, SD
Drawn to Smoke - Robbinsdale, MN
Jo-Bawbs BBQ - Rozet, WY
Boz's BBQ - Belfield, ND
High Plains Smokers - Gillette, WY
The Smoking Hams - Gillette, WY
Wyoming BS BBQ - Casper, WY
Brew-N-BBQ - Rapid City, SD
JR's Rhodehouse BBQ Pit - Piedmont, SD
Black Hills BBQ Grills - Summerset, SD
Smoke It Up BBQ - Rapid City, SD
Smokin' Magnum - Ralston, WY
Parrothead Smokers - Dakota Dunes, SD    
Natural Born Shiggers - Douglas, WY
Prairie Smoke and Spice -  Pilot Butte, SK

 Governor's Proclamation


Event Details:

Age Group: Family Friendly


$225 per BBQ Team before August 1, 2014

$250 after August 1, 2014

$10,000 in cash prizes. Paying up to 10 places in each category. (Subject to change but it's our Goal)