When: Saturday, September 12th
Where: Soldier Field South Parking Lot
70 Pit Masters and their teams from around the country are set to battle in the fourth annual Windy City BBQ Classic, the only Chicago barbecue competition to ever be sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Society (KCBS), the largest competitive organization in the world.This year’s competition takes place at the South Parking Lot at Soldier Field on Saturday, September 12 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
than $12,500 in prizes for categories including Best Chicken, Best Ribs,
Best Pork and Best Brisket, teams will contend for the title of Grand
Champion. Each team will
present their barbecue anonymously to the more than 70 KCBS-certified judges who will score the meat based on appearance, tenderness and taste.No garnish or sauce will be considered in the judging process. And as a KCBS and state-sanctioned competition,
the overall Grand Champion is automatically qualified to compete in the
American Royal World Series of Barbecue held later this year.