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Laramie, Wyoming 82072

Ivinson Foundation Griller's Cup BBQ Cook-Off

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STATE CHAMPIONSHIP KCBS BBQ COMPETITION

Saturday, July 18, 2015
UW Parking Lot, 30th and Willett
Public served from 11:30 to 3:00 PM

Compete Against Some of the Best BBQ in the West

Dig out Grandpa's famous BBQ sauce recipe or your own spicy rub. There will be awards and recognition for both Amateur BBQ and KCBS division placing awards in each category (beef, chicken, pork, other) and Special Sauce Award. Competitors must pre-register - there will be no same-day registration. Email to request more information.

2015 marks the Ninth Annual KCBS sanctioned cook-off. We will be running an amateur (Backyard) division and the KCBS division consecutively. Come on up to Laramie and enjoy our famous hospitality and compete for a STATE CHAMPIONSHIP. Our competition features 100% KCBS CERTIFIED JUDGES!

Certified Judges can register here:
Certified Judges Registration

Located on I-80, Laramie is easily accessible! It is a pleasant and scenic drive...Call this a VACATION and stay a few more days.

Backyard BBQ Information
KCBS Information

To compete:
Rules and Regulations

KCBS Division

Amateur Division

Cash Prizes for KCBS Division(per category)


Grand total of $7000 in prizes!

Grand Prize - $1750 and Trophy
Reserve Prize - $1050 and Trophy

Category prizes: Ribs, Chicken, Pork, Brisket

First Place - $175 and ribbons in each category
Second Place - $140 and ribbons in each category
Third Place - $100 and ribbons in each category
Fourth Place - $70 and ribbons in each category
Fifth Place - $55 and ribbons in each category
Sixth - $45 and ribbons in each category
Seventh - $40 and ribbons in each category
Eighth - $30 and ribbons in each category
Ninth - $25 and ribbons in each category
Tenth - $20 and ribbons in each category

Everyone is Invited to Attend

The public is invited to attend from 1 to 3. Attendees will sample competitor's faire and will enjoy a lunch of exceptional BBQ, grilled side dishes and desserts! Purchase BBQ Bucks and use them "carnival" style to purchase samples from the vending competitors!

Kids Activities

This family-oriented event promises lots of fun and food for families. Bring your kids and they will enjoy the opportunity to play in a plethera of bubbles, two inflatable bounce houses, draw on the sidewalks with chalk, face painting, temporary tattoos and even balloon animals!

Not Just Blowing Smoke

The BBQ Cook-Off benefits the IMH Foundation's Sandy Joy/Kris Kramschuster Healthcare Education Scholarship. Your participation helps ensure there will be funds available to help IMH's staff continue their education, ensuring the quality of healthcare at IMH will remain the best around.

Our Sponsors

Be a Sponsor! Sign up online to be a sponsor for this event.

All sponsors will be listed on a banner.

Wollerin' Wunerful: $2500

Each of these sponsors receives:
100 BBQ Bucks
Team Entries for all Backyard/Amateur and KCBS categories


Finger Lickin' Leaders: $1000

Each of these sponsors receives:
Category sponsor for amateur division (Pork, Beef, Chicken, Seafood or Other)
50 BBQ Bucks
Team entry for all Backyard/Amateur categories

Saucy Grill: $500

Each of these sponsors receives:
25 BBQ Bucks
Team entry to four Backyard/Amateur categories

Silver Spatula: $250

Each of these sponsors receives:
15 BBQ Bucks
Entry for two Backyard/Amateur categories

Tickets and Entry Fees

There is no entry fee for the public to attend. However BBQ Bucks are required to sample the food. Purchase your BBQ Bucks the day of the event. $1 equals 1 BBQ Buck; purchased in $10 increments.