Team Registration

Team registration is closed for the 2019 Rock’n Ribs BBQ event.

To register your team, please apply online below or download and complete the PDF file to the right.

$20,000 in Total Prize Money! Note: The prize money is for the “Missouri State Championship” Sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society only.


Michael Brady –
Andrea Brady –

Entry fee:

  • 25×36 Booth – $395
  • 50×36 Booth – $695

Fee Includes:

  • 1 – 10×10 tent
  • 4 chairs, 2 tables
  • Access to water
  • 20 amp electrical service
  • 2 XL Festival T-Shirts

Contest Rules

Good Luck! Can’t wait to see you there!

Public Sampling

Please note that all teams will be required to cook for the public sampling on Saturday. This will take place from 1:00-5pm or while supplies last. All teams have the option of cooking for the public on Friday night at the Preview party. Every team will receive approximately 130 lbs. of pork butt. If your team is cooking a whole hog for the whole hog competition, that will be your public sampling meat.

Waiver of Liability

In consideration in your accepting this entry, I the undersigned, intending to be legally bound, hereby for myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators, waive any and all right and claims for damages I may have against the Rotary Clubs of Springfield Missouri, the Rock’n Ribs BBQ Festival, the host sponsor, The Ozark Empire Fair Grounds of the Ozarks, their representatives, successors, and assigns for any and all injuries suffered by myself or my team in the event. Further, I hereby grant full permission to the event organizers and/or agents authorized by them, to use any photographs, videotapes, recordings or any other record of this event for any legitimate reason. I agree to abide by the rules and regulations of the 2018 Rock’n Ribs BBQ Festival.

To register your team, please download and complete the Excel file to the right.