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  • Route 66 Smoke Out

    Saturday, May 4, 2019

    PROFESSIONAL COMPETITION

    Scroll down for the Backyard BBQ (Amateur) Competition

    SANCTIONING

    Sanctioned by KCBS

    The Kansas City Barbeque Society is the world’s largest organization of barbeque and grilling enthusiasts, with over 19,000 members worldwide.

    The Route 66 Smoke Out Competition is one of only 450 contests sanctioned by KCBS around the world and is an Illinois State Championship competition.

    2019 WINNERS

    Overall


    1. Carrol Lou’s Smokehouse, Decatur, IL
    2. IBQ’N@TheBBQSuperStore.com, Lowell, MI
    3. Blue Island BBQ, Blue Island, IL
    4. one2bbq, New Berlin, IL
    5. Smoke Freaks, Chicago, IL


    1. Smoke, Fire, & Brew, LaMoille, IL
    2. SmokinGhost BBQ, Chillicothe, IL
    3. Rusty Pig BBQ, Decatur, IL
    4. Captain Ron’s Brew-n-Que, Batavia, IL
    5. SmokinAces@TheBBQSuperStore.com, Spring Lake, MI

    Chicken


    1. Rusty Pig BBQ, Decatur, IL
    2. IBQ’N@TheBQSuperStore.com, Spring Lake, MI
    3. The Chillywater Smokers, Lincoln, IL
    4. Smoke Freaks, Chicago, IL
    5. Hamazon Prime, Ottawa, IL
    6. Carrol Lou’s Smokehouse, Decatur, IL
    7. Smoke, Fire, & Brew, LaMoille, IL
    8. The BBQ Bus, Elmhurst, IL
    9. Hatfield & McCoy Barbeque, Oswego, IL
    10. Blue Island BBQ, Blue Island, IL

    Brisket


    1. Captain Ron’s Brew-n-Que, Batavia, IL
    2. Carrol Lou’s Smokehouse, Decatur, IL
    3. Blue Island BBQ, Blue Island, IL
    4. one2bbq, New Berlin, IL
    5. IBQ’N@TheBBQSuperStore.com, Lowell, MI
    6. Smoke, Fire, & Brew, LaMoille, IL
    7. The Chillywater Smokers, Lincoln, IL
    8. Smoke Freaks, Chicago, IL
    9. Smoke, Eat, Repeat, Bensenville, IL
    10. The BBQ Bus, Elmhurst, IL

    Pork


    1. SmokinGhost BBQ, Chillicothe, IL
    2. one2bbq, New Berlin, IL
    3. IBQ’N@TheBBQSuperStore.com, Lowell, MI
    4. Blue Island BBQ, Blue Island, IL
    5. Rusty Pig BBQ, Decatur, IL
    6. Soon To Be Sauced, Bourbonnais, IL
    7. Captain Ron’s Brew-n-Que, Batavia, IL
    8. Smoke, Fire, & Brew, LaMoille, IL
    9. Not Your Daddy’s BBQ, Dunlap, IL
    10. 40 Caliber BBQ, Farmington Hills, MI

    Pork Ribs


    1. Carrol Lou’s Smokehouse, Decatur, IL
    2. SmokinAces@TheBBQSuperStore.com, Spring Lake, MI
    3. Channabilly BBQ, Channahon, IL
    4. SmokinGuost BBQ, Chillicothe, IL
    5. Blue Island BBQ, Blue Island, IL
    6. one2bbq, New Berlin, IL
    7. Smoke Freaks, Chicago, IL
    8. Carnivore’s Paradise, Romeoville, IL
    9. Smoke, Fire, & Brew, LaMoille, IL
    10. IBQ’N@TheBBQSuperStore.com, Lowell, MI

    Lord of the Wings

    1. Old Pokes BBQ
    2. Smoke Freaks, Chicago, IL
    3. SmokinAces@TheBBQSuperStore.com, Spring Lake, MI
    4. Southside Pitmen
    5. The BBQ Bus, Elmhurst, IL

    1. Hamazon Prime, Ottawa, IL
    2. Big Buts BBQ, Yorkville, IL
    3. Not your Daddy’s BBQ, Dunlap, IL
    4. Hatfiled & McCoy Barbeque, Oswego, IL
    5. Blue Island BBQ, Blue Island, IL

    TEAMS REGISTERED 2019

    40 Caliber BBQ, Farmington Hills, MI

    Big Butts BBQ, Yorkville, IL

    Big Fern’s BBQ, Crystal Lake, IL

    Bigdaddyoowee Smokin Bones BBQ, Chicago

    Blowin’ Smoke-IL, Mokena, IL

    Blue Island BBQ, Blue Island, IL

    Camp’s BB-Crew, Metamora, IL

    Captain Ron’s Brew-n-Que, Batavia, IL

    Carnivore’s Paradise, Romeoville, IL

    Carrol Lou’s Smokehouse, Decatur, IL

    Channabilly BBQ, Channahon, IL

    DB BBQ, Fairbury, IL

    Goober’s BBQ, Pontiac, IL

    Hamazon Prime, Ottawa, IL

    Hatfield & McCoy Barbeque, Oswego, IL

    IBQ’N, Lowell, MI

    Mason’s Fat Hawg BBQ, Lafayette, IN

    Not Your Daddy’s BBQ, Dunlap, IL

    one2bbq, New Berlin, IL

    Papa’s Bar B-Q, Monmouth, IL

    Pitty Que, Westmont, IL

    Rusty Pig BBQ, Decatur, IL

    Smoke, Eat, Repeat, Bensenville, IL

    Smoke, Fire, & Brew, LaMoille, IL

    Smoke Freaks, Chicago, IL

    Smokin Goodness, Joliet, IL

    Smokin’ Wet BBQ, Mahomet, IL

    SmokinAces@TheBBQSuperStore.com, Spring Lake, MI

    SmokinGhost BBQ, Chillicothe, IL

    Smoky Lincs, Northbrook, IL

    Soon To Be Sauced, Bourbonnais, IL

    Stress Relief BBQ, Rockford, IL

    The BBQ Bus, Elmhurst, IL

    The Chillywater Smokers, Lincoln, IL

    Veterans Q, Algonquin, IL

    CATEGORIES AND PRIZES

    Friday Night – Lord of the Wings Competition
    Compete alongside our Amateurs in a one-category, anything-goes wings competition!  The GC wins a custom engraved rock and bragging rights through the night.  The GC and RGC are eligible for cash prizes from TheBBQSuperStore.com if a product from one of two product lines is used.  The cost of entry is $20 if registered by April 29.  Download the Application Form for more information.

    FEES

    Entry Fee – $200
    Your entry fee includes a 20′ x 20′ space and close proximity to water.

    Space Upgrade (20′ x 30′) – $20
    For an additional $20, you may upgrade your space to a length of 30 feet.

    Space Upgrade (20′ x 50′) – $50
    For an additional $50, you may upgrade your space to a length of 50 feet.

    Larger Sizes
    If you need a space larger than 20′ x 50′, we may be able to accommodate your needs.  Please call us for details.

    Late Application Fee
    Applications should be postmarked by April 1, 2019.  Applications postmarked after April 1 will be subject to a $30 Late Application Fee.

    CONTACT INFORMATION

    For assistance, please contact:

    Rodney Connor
    Contest Organizer
    (815) 374-0364
    rconnor@indigoag.com

    BACKYARD BBQ (AMATEUR) COMPETITION

    TEAMS REGISTERED 2019

    CATEGORIES AND PRIZES

    Main Competition

    Chicken  |  Pork  |  Ribs  |  Sausage

    Prizes will be based on the total number of participants, but the pride you will have by placing is invaluable!

    Friday Night – Lord of the Wings Competition
    Compete alongside our Pros in a one-category, anything-goes wings competition!  The Grand Champion wins a custom engraved rock and bragging rights through the night.  The Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Chamption (second place) are eligible for cash prizes from TheBBQSuperStore.com if a product from one of two product lines is used.  The cost of entry is $20 if registered by April 29.  Download the Application Form for more information.

    FEES

    BBQ Competition Fee – $50

    For details, rules, and registration form, see the informational Packet.

    CONTACT INFORMATION

    For assistance, please contact:

    Steven Bradley
    Contest Organizer

    Jane Anderson
    DEA Coordinator
    (815) 584-1830
    janderson@dwightalliance.org

    Register Your Team

    To register, download the registration form and mail it in with your check.

    Judge Links

    Use the link below to register with KCBS to judge.

    Schedule

    A downloadable copy of the competition schedule (and special events) will be available closer to the date of the competition.

    Useful Links

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