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Full Listing of 2017 Kosher BBQ Festivals & Competitions

Summer is the time for barbecuing, so if you’ve got BBQ game, you may want to check out some of these kosher competitions to show off your skills.

Listed below are the locations and entry fees for teams. Cost of admission for non-participants ranges from free to a nominal donation.


Cincinnati, OH: River City Kosher BBQ Festival June 25th

  • Northern Hills Synagogue
  • 5714 Fields Ertel Road, Cincinnati, OH 45249


St. Louis, MO: 2nd Annual BBQ Competition June 25th

  • 650 N. Price Rd. St. Louis, MO 63132
  • $350 to enter
  • Supervision by Rabbi Ze’ev Smason


Columbus, OH: Buckeye Kosher BBQ Festival August 20th

  • Pump House Park


Philadelphia, PA: Kosher Smoke BBQ August 27th

  • The Men’s Club of Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El 1001 Remington Rd. Wynnewood, PA 19096
  • $400-500 to enter
  • $10-20 to attend
  • Supervision by Keystone K

Charlotte, NC: Charlotte Kosher BBQ Championship September 4th

  • Levine JCC 5007 Providence Rd. Charlotte, NC 28226
  • $250-295 to enter
  • Mashgiach and Rabbi on site
  • Trophies as prizes

Kansas City, MOAnnual KC Kosher BBQ Championship September 10th 

  • Jewish Community Center
  • 5801 W. 115th St. Overland Park, KS 66211


Atlanta, GA: Atlanta Kosher BBQ Competition October 22nd

  • Brook Run Park in Dunwoody, GA 30338
  • $550 per team to enter
  • Mashgiach on site


Memphis, TN: ASBEE Kosher BBQ Contest October 22th

  • Anshei Sphard – Beth El Emeth Congregation (ASBEE) 120 East Yates Road North Memphis, Tennessee 38120
  • $150 per team to enter
  • Supervision by Rabbi Joel Finkelstein


Dallas, TX: Dallas Kosher BBQ Championship October 29th

  • Sunnyland Patio Furniture 7879 Spring Valley Road Dallas, TX 75254
  • $375-425 per team to enter
  • Under the supervision of Dallas Kosher


San Antonio, TX: The Texas Kosher BBQ Championship November 12th

  • Congregation Agudas Achim
  • 16550 Huebner Road San Antonio, Texas 78248
  • $500 per team to enter
  • Food checked by Rabbi Abraham


Las Vegas, NV: JCC BBQ – Dates Unconfirmed