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Viking Grillfestivalen BBQ Competition

Brought to you by Vanguard Viking Parent Crew

We are looking forward to hosting the amazing BBQ Grills Masters!

Kansas City Barbeque Society Sanctioned Event

Saturday Nov. 2nd 

Near downtown in Waco, Texas at a beautiful park on the River!

 KCBS Competition is November 2. 2019 in Waco, Texas. 

The competitors will need to arrive November 1, 2019 to sign in, set up, have their meat inspected, and attend the cook’s meeting.  Judging will occur on Saturday.   

At 7pm Friday Night, join us for a Pot Luck for Contestents and Judges.

Turn-in Times
12:00PM - CHICKEN -  12:30PM - PORK RIBS - 1:00PM - PORK - 1:30PM - BEEF BRISKET - 1:30PM - SAUCE - 2:00PM SIDE - 2:30PM - DESSERT

NOTICE that we are still in discussion with the City of Waco regarding Saturday night stay.  Please contact us if this is something you would like to do.

KCBS Categories:  
Chicken, Pork Ribs, Pork and Brisket 

Additional Categories:

(1.) Sauce. (2.) Side of Choice. (3.) Dessert. 

Prize Information
Prize amounts will be based on the number of teams competing.  More Information will be available in the Cook’s Packet.

 Sauce guaranteed payout 1/2 of the pot. Side of Choice and Dessert will payout to the first two places.

Sponsorships available: 
Contact Laurinda Thorp (254-747-2012) or Kim Fehler (254-366-0411) for more information.


Brazos Park East

3516 N. MLK Jr. Blvd.

Waco, TX 76702

Teams & Judges Contact:
Zach Seifert, Co-Chairman (zach_seifert@vanguard.org)




Register Online

Chief Cook must be present at some time during the competition to use his / her number.
Address *
KCBS categories in which you will be compete *
Optional Categories
Would you be willing to donate your meat to charity following the event *


Entry Fee + Extras
Please sign here that you acknowledge each team must provide their own electricity.
WAIVER OF LIABILITY In consideration of the acceptance of this entry, I the undersigned intend to be legally bound, hereby for myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators, waive and release any and all rights and claims for damages I may have against the Event Producer, KCBS and the City of Waco, or any individual or group responsible for the organization or management of the Viking Grillfestivalen. I hereby grant permission for the Viking Grillfestivalen and/or agents authorized by them, to use any photographs, videotapes, motion pictures, recordings and any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose. I agree to abide by the rules and regulations of the Event Producer and the Kansas City Barbecue Society (copies may be requested from KCBS).

The total refund will be a percentage of the actual amount paid minus any fees that we had to pay the
credit card company (so it will be slightly less than what you actually paid).
21 days or over = 100% - this will be 10/11 at midnight
20 days – 14 days = 75% - this will be 10/18 at midnight
13 days – 7 days = 50% - this will be 10/25 at midnight

6 days or less = no refund

*It is possible to avoid all penalties and have another team cook in your space.