The grand champion of a “qualifying contest” will get the chance to compete at the following invitational contests.
To be a “qualifying contest”, the contest must have a minimum of 15 teams for a first year contest or 25 teams for each subsequent contest. The teams must compete in the 4 required categories of chicken, ribs, pork, and beef (not ground).
These invitational contests may have additional qualifying criteria. Please visit their respective websites for more information.