Events


The St Louis BBQ Society (SLBS) requires that you be a member in good standing to compete or judge in our events. Please visit member.stlouisbbqsociety.com to sign up, renew, or check your status.


Sign Up To Judge the 5th Annual Rock Road BBQ Battle

Please fill out the form if you are interested in judging this event.  You will receive an email as an acknowledgement of your registration.   You will also receive an additional email if you have been selected to judge.


The St Louis BBQ Society (SLBS) requires that you be a member in good standing to compete or judge in our events. Please visit member.stlouisbbqsociety.com to sign up, renew, or check your status.


Sign Up To Judge the 4th Annual Chillin’ and Grillin’ for the Boys in Blue

Please fill out the form if you are interested in judging this event.  You will receive an email as an acknowledgement of your registration.   You will also receive an additional email if you have been selected to judge.


The St Louis BBQ Society (SLBS) requires that you be a member in good standing to compete or judge in our events. Please visit member.stlouisbbqsociety.com to sign up, renew, or check your status.


Sign Up To Judge the 3rd Annual Smokin’ On Main Street BBQ Competition

Please fill out the form if you are interested in judging this event.  You will receive an email as an acknowledgement of your registration.   You will also receive an additional email if you have been selected to judge.


The St Louis BBQ Society (SLBS) requires that you be a member in good standing to compete or judge in our events. Please visit member.stlouisbbqsociety.com to sign up, renew, or check your status.


Sign Up To Judge the 6th Annual Arcadia BBQ Battle

Please fill out the form if you are interested in judging this event.  You will receive an email as an acknowledgement of your registration.   You will also receive an additional email if you have been selected to judge.


The St Louis BBQ Society (SLBS) requires that you be a member in good standing to compete or judge in our events. Please visit member.stlouisbbqsociety.com to sign up, renew, or check your status.


Sign Up To Judge the Judge the 2nd Annual Jerseyville Family Festival – Beats, BBQ & Brews – Backyard

Please fill out the form if you are interested in judging this event.  You will receive an email as an acknowledgement of your registration.   You will also receive an additional email if you have been selected to judge.


The St Louis BBQ Society (SLBS) requires that you be a member in good standing to compete or judge in our events. Please visit member.stlouisbbqsociety.com to sign up, renew, or check your status.


Sign Up To Judge the 2nd Annual Jerseyville Family Festival – Beats, BBQ & Brews

Please fill out the form if you are interested in judging this event.  You will receive an email as an acknowledgement of your registration.   You will also receive an additional email if you have been selected to judge.


The St Louis BBQ Society (SLBS) requires that you be a member in good standing to compete or judge in our events. Please visit member.stlouisbbqsociety.com to sign up, renew, or check your status.


Sign Up To Judge the 2nd Annual Q at the Creek – Backyard BBQ Blast

Please fill out the form if you are interested in judging this event.  You will receive an email as an acknowledgement of your registration.   You will also receive an additional email if you have been selected to judge.


The St Louis BBQ Society (SLBS) requires that you be a member in good standing to compete or judge in our events. Please visit member.stlouisbbqsociety.com to sign up, renew, or check your status.


Sign Up To Judge the 1st Annual Downtown BBQ Street Wars

Please fill out the form if you are interested in judging this event.  You will receive an email as an acknowledgement of your registration.   You will also receive an additional email if you have been selected to judge.


The St Louis BBQ Society (SLBS) requires that you be a member in good standing to compete or judge in our events. Please visit member.stlouisbbqsociety.com to sign up, renew, or check your status.


Sign Up To Judge the 7th Annual Smokin’ in the Park

Please fill out the form if you are interested in judging this event.  You will receive an email as an acknowledgement of your registration.   You will also receive an additional email by Sunday, April 21st, if you have been selected to judge.Please let me know if you want to judge the Kids Que and Chefs Choice on Friday evening, April, 26th by sending a separate email to, matemmer@gmail.com

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Cooking for the class:
Teams are encouraged to cook on site if they wish to do so. You can cook your category at home and bring it to the class if you can be there before your time. The new judges are encouraged to come around and talk with the teams while you cook so we prefer cooks on site.

Turn in times:
Members of the judging committee will make boxes, you just need to have your category to them by the times below.
Chicken – 3pm
Ribs – 3:30pm
Pork – 4pm
Brisket – 4:30pm

How much to cook:
Chicken – # of people attending the class plus 10 pieces (example: 35 attending the class, cook 45 pieces)
Ribs – 1 slab for every 6 judges plus 1 extra slab (example: 30 new judges taking class plus 1 slab = 6 slabs)
Pork – 1 pork butt for every 12 judges, always round up (example: 30 judges taking class = 3 butts)
Brisket – 1 whole brisket per every 18 judges, always round up (example: 30 judges taking class = 2 briskets with burnt ends)

Reimbursement:
You will present your receipt and proper contact information to the judging director at the judging class. The judging director will collect receipts, fill out the check request form, and give it to the treasurer. The treasurer will then mail a check to you in a timely manner.

2016 Honor Que

Contest Sanctioning

By sanctioning your contest through the SLBS you will receive:

  • Promotion of your contest through the stlouisbbqsociety.com website and associated social media channels
  • Guides to help you have a successful contest
  • Established rules to ensure a fair contest
  • Trained and experienced judging

If you wish to have your contest sanctioned by the SLBS, please download a copy of our current sanctioning packet from our document section under the About heading.

If you would like more information or if you would like to talk with one of us about the benefits of sanctioning, please contact us.