BBQ On The Bow 2023

Contest Date:  September 2 and 3, 2023
City / Town:  Calgary
Province:  Alberta
Sanctioning Body: KCBS –  Event Website
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Didsbury Lions BBQ 2023

Contest Date:  August 6th, 2023
City / Town: Didsbury
Province:  Alberta
Sanctioning Body: KCBS –  Event Website:

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Small Town Smoke Down 2023

Contest Date:  June 3 – 4, 2023
City / Town: Bassano
Province:  Alberta
Sanctioning Body: KCBS –
Event Website:

Official Event Scores :

Certified BBQ Judging And Table Captain Class – Edmonton, AB

Are you looking to up your BBQ game? Or just love the idea of eating more BBQ? Or do you have friends who want to become judges?

Now is the time!

Learn how to judge to KBCS standards for the 4 meat categories – Chicken, Ribs, Pork and Brisket in a Master Series BBQ Competition. You can also choose to take the Certified Table Captain Training which follows the Certified BBQ Judges class for an additional fee. The table captain ensures all the entries are organized and judged fairly and correctly.

* MUST be over 16 years old

* MUST have a current KCBS membership – purchase from

North Millbourne Community League 980 Millbourne Rd E Northwest, Edmonton, AB T6K 2K2 Saturday May 6th

The course will introduce you to the world of KCBS BBQ Competitions – You will judge the best of the best!


Didsbury Lions BBQ

Contest Date:  August 28th, 2022
City / Town: Didsbury
Province:  Alberta
Sanctioning Body: KCBS –  Event Website:
Registration will begin in early May
Judge Contact: Doris Born – 403-559-7875
Team Contact: Barry Kreiser – 403-836-7533

Official Event Scores :

Smokin’ Paddle Barbecue Cookoff

Contest Date:  August 13th, 2022
City / Town: Barrhead
Province:  Alberta
Categories: Beef Brisket, Pork Ribs, Pork Shoulder and Chicken.
Registration open now!

Backyard BBQ Competition

Contest Date:  August 13th, 2022
City / Town: Red Deer
Province:  Alberta
Categories: Ribs, chicken, dessert & peoples’ choice
Registration is open!  Contact, or send your $50 registration fee to, [email protected]!  Include Backyard BBQ and your name (If sending from a company) in the memo.