Some of the best teams in the country will compete for $10,000 in St. Louis, September 29-30, 2017 for the inaugural Q in the Lou KCBS Championship.

Located in the heart of Downtown St. Louis at Soldiers Memorial (1315 Chestnut Street), katty corner to the Scottrade Center- home of the St. Louis Blues and just blocks from Busch Stadium, the Q in the Lou cook site offers spectacular views of the Gateway Arch as teams fire it up to win the Q in the Lou Championship and a spot at the 2018 American Royal World Series of Barbecue Championship. 

Slated to attend: Skip Steele, Brad Orrison, Big Moe Carson, Garry Roark, John David Wheeler, Carey Bringle, Scott Roberts, and Mike Johnson. 


The Schedule

Friday, September 29, 2017

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.: Team check-in, load-in, and meat inspection

5:30 p.m.: Cooks Meeting @ Judges tent in Schiller Park

11:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.: Quiet Time

Saturday, September 30, 2017

10:00 a.m.: Judges report to Judges Tent in Schiller Park

10:30 a.m.: Mandatory Judges Meeting

12:00 p.m..: Chicken Turn-In

12:30 p.m.: Pork Rib Turn-In

1:00 p.m.: Pork Shoulder Turn-in

1:30 p.m.: Brisket Turn-in

4:00 p.m. - Awards Ceremony at Main Stage on Market Street


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