Schedule of Events

Will Vance and the Kinfolk

03/27/15; 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Invisible Cowboy

03/28/15; 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Welcome to the Hammond Smokin' BBQ Challenge

More Than 50 KCBS TEAMS from around the U.S. will compete against each other and local teams for more than $12,000 in Cash & Prizes.

KCBS Contest

The KCBS Contest draws more than 50+ traveling professional BBQ teams from more than 8 states and judges from all over the country. These teams will be mixed in with local teams that want to “show their stuff” against the best BBQ teams in the nation.

Backyard Boogie Contest

The "Backyard Boogie" is a contest for the BBQ enthusiast who wants to prove to his friends that he/she has what it takes to be the best of the best in our local hometown competition cooking both chicken, pork ribs, & sauce.

Chicken Little Contest

The “Chicken Little” BBQ event pits children from the ages of 6 –16 in a contest to see who can BBQ the best chicken in Hammond.

Tip 2 Taste

Looking to try some delicious BBQ? You can, by being a participating judge in our Tip-2-Taste competition. Sample as many participanting booths as you like and leave a tip at each booth. The team with the most tips is our winner!

2015 Beneficiaries

Proceeds from the 2015 Hammond Smokin BBQ Challenge will be given to local charities.

Photo Gallery

View our photo gallery of last year's Hammond Smokin' Blues & BBQ contest by CLICKING HERE!

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