$250 Entry Fee with strict limit of 50 teams. Entry deadline is June 25. 



The Grove Comedy Complex/Goatlab Brewery
808 South Bloomington, Lowell, Arkansas 72745

Head up to Lowell in beautiful Northwest Arkansas, fire up the cooker and get ready for a “sizzling” good time!

Our host sponsor The Grove Comedy Club and Goatlab Brewery, is pulling out all the stops to make your BBQ competition the very best in the region.
Kansas City Barbeque Society rules and regulations will be used.
The grounds will open at 8:00AM on Saturday, July 1.  Cook’s Meeting at 4:30PM on Friday.

Entry turn in times Saturday July 2 are as follows:

Chicken:  12:00PM

Ribs:  12:30PM

Pork Shoulder/Butt:  1:00PM

Beef Brisket:  1:30PM

 Event sites will be pre-assisgned in 20’ x 40’ allotments.  110 volt outlet w/20amp provided only.
There will be NO vehicle movement with the event between the hours of 5:30PM-11:30PM, Friday, July 1, (accept for notified late arrivals) and between 9:00A-4:00PM Saturday, July 2.

Grand Champion:   $3,000

Reserve Grand Champion:  $2,000

Place 1-10th Prizes Paid

Awards made between 3:30-4:00PM.



Click here to download the Sponsor Flyer PDF




One of the most important charitable organizations in NWA, the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank,
will help with all facets of the event from start to finish. They are also this year’s official charity organization.