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KCBS BBQ Competition


Dr. George Smith BBQ Brawl

Murfreesboro’s Only KCBS-sanctioned BBQ Event

May 9, 2020 – Cannonsburgh Village, Murfreesboro, Tenn.

The Boro BBQ Festival is one of Tennessee’s premiere BBQ Events and is a KCBS competitive sanctioned contest. It is a community event sponsored by the Murfreesboro Breakfast Rotary Club to celebrate the culturally diverse and rich heritage of Tennessee.

This annual barbecue cook-off will celebrate the cuisine of fine barbecued  Chicken, Pork Ribs, and Anything Butt….

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The Dr. George Smith BBQ Brawl has become a popular KCBS Competitive Series Competition. With only 50 coveted spaces, we have a full field and waiting list every year.

Sign up to smoke now!

We know schedules can change and there’s a lot of great BBQ competitions to choose from. So we’re making it easy to reserve your spot. Sign up today and we’ll put your name on the list. Hurry, that list is growing daily.  Registration is $175 per team.

Cook on May 9

The 7th Annual Boro BBQ Festival will take place on the grounds of Cannonsburgh Village in Murfreesboro, Tenn. on May 9, 2020. You’ll receive more information by email as we come closer to the event. Remember, this is a 2-Meat+PLUS KCBS Competitive Series Competition. Our judges only want the best Chicken, Pork Ribs you can muster – Mustard is optional. And don’t forget our new third category, Anything Butt… where you can let your creativity shine!

Competition awards

Trophy and Cash Prize
(Based on highest cumulative score of three categories)

Trophy and Cash Prize
(Based on second highest cumulative score of three categories)

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
Chicken $600 $400 $300 $200 $100
Ribs $600 $400 $300 $200  $100
Anything Butt… $600 $400 $300 $200  $100


Cooker’s Application – Register Online

Judge’s Application – Register on KCBS Web Site


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