The 6th Annual Santa Anita Park Winners’ Circle BBQ competition is California’s third State Championship event scheduled for 2017. This contest is not JUST a BBQ festival, it’s a  Kansas City BBQ Society (KCBS) sanctioned four meat Championship Series event, a Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue (draw) an American Royal Invitational Qualifier, as well as a Team of the Year (ToY) event for both KCBS and the California BBQ Association (CBBQA).

Contest Basics

Contestants cook 4 meats:

• Chicken

• Pork Ribs

• Boston Pork Roast (Pork Shoulder/Boston Butt)

• Beef Brisket

Which may be cooked using heat sources of

• Wood

• Pellet

• Charcoal (Lump or Briquettes)

Entries are presented blindly to judges in (provided) 9″ x 9″ (Styrofoam to-go style) containers. They are judged on the following criteria:

• Appearance

• Tenderness

• Taste

The OFFICIAL rules for this contest can be found here (PDF). If you have any questions about these rules or how the contest works, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

SAWC6 KCBS BBQ Team Info
SAWC6 KCBS BBQ Team Info
SAWC6 KCBS BBQ Team Info
SAWC6 KCBS BBQ Team Info
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Prizes

Guaranteed $15,000 CASH payout in this KCBS State BBQ Championship!

For each of the 4 meat categories the prize payout is as follows:

1st place – $600

2nd place – $500

3rd place – $450

4th place – $400

5th place – $350

6th place – $300

7th place – $250

8th place – $200

9th place – $150

10th place – $100

Each category payout = $3,300 x 4 categories = $13,200

Overall category:

Reserve Grand Champion – $600

Grand Champion – $1,200

Overall  category payout = $1,800

A completed W-9 form is required for us to issue ANY payments. We will also have them on site so as not to delay any payments.