Barbecue Contest

14th Annual

Barbeque Grill Off


October 8 & 9, 2021
Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center
2300 N. Cameron St.
Harrisburg , PA
$7,250 in Total Prize Money*
 Saturday, October 9 ,2021


KCBS Categories:


Grand Champion

Trophy & $1000

Reserve Grand Champion

Trophy & $750




Contestants may select from four categories:
Chicken, Pork Ribs, Pork (Shoulder or Boston Butt), Brisket or select all four.  The Grand Champion must excel by barbecuing all four categories of meat.  Prizes are also awarded in individual categories as well. Only one entry per team per category is allowed in the meat division.  Visit the KCBS website for rules on meat preparation,  Contestants must supply their own meat.

For each of four categories:

1st Place Trophy & $500

2nd Place Ribbon & $300

3rd Place Ribbon & $200

4th Place Ribbon & $150

5th Place Ribbon & $100

6th-10th Ribbons & $25

Meat will be provided for the  chicken legs category

“ People’s Choice”
Bell & Evans Best Legs in Town

1st Place Trophy


  • Entry Form
  • Judge Form
  • Schedule
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  • 2021 Contest Flyer