Thursday  October 11th, 2018 or earlier

We have space and encourage you to come to Arthur earlier and enjoy or Downtown. We have some teams that arrive Tuesday and Wednesday and stay thru Sunday. Easy set up and lots to do around Amish country. Set-up anytime- competition teams and food stands may arrive and set up. Please let me know when you send your registration form if you wish to come in on Thursday or earlier or email or call near event time if you want to come in earlier..

Friday Oct 12th, 2018

8:00AM – 4:00PM–Main KCBS Team Registration and Set-Up. KCBS Meat Inspector available when you set up Friday or anytime thereafter.

4:00PM to 4:30PM KCBS Cooks Meeting at the judging HQ Bldg- Let us know if you will be late and not able to make this meeting.

5:30-5:45pm – Sauce and Sausage Turn-in
6:00-6:15pm – Side Dish and Dessert Turn-in
(enter either, any  all or none – no charge with KCBS entry fee)

6:30pm-???  Judging HQ building open to cook teams and associates for Cookers Social Hour.  Liquid refreshments and light snacks may be provided.  In any case, the Judging HQ building will be for cook teams, judges and their guests only, for the evening and weekend except during actual judging times.

Saturday Oct 13th, 2018

These times apply to the bbq competition schedule – If you are a visitor… the BBQ stands will be open from about 9:30-10am to 3pm .

7am – 10am Biscuits and Gravy or Cinnamon Rolls at Cheese & More on Vine

KCBS Program Schedule

9:45AM – 10:30AM    KCBS Judges Registration

10:30AM    KCBS Judges Meeting

KCBS Contest Turn-In
12:00 noon – Chicken (11:55 to 12:05)
12:30PM – Ribs  (12:25 to 12:35)
1:00PM – Pork Butt   (12:55 to 1:05)
1:30PM – Brisket  (1:25 to 1:35)

Thrill-of-the-Grill Backyard Turn-in

Awards Ceremony at Judging HQ building at 3:30pm Saturday

note – this page may be updated at any time… This page will contain the most current information on event times and will supersede any time listed on other pages.