2017 Backyard Cooking Team Information & Rules
The Ninth Annual Mountain High Barbecue Festival and Car Show is a KCBS (Kansas City BBQ Society) sanctioned event and will adhere to those guidelines. KCBS representatives will be onsite.
Click here for Backyard Team form
Friday, August 11, 2017
11 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Meat Inspection begins at 8:00 a.m.
Saturday, August 12, 2017
10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Franklin Chamber of Commerce ~ (800) 336-7829 ~ (828) 524-3161 ~
Franklin, North Carolina
The contest consists of three categories which are Poultry(chicken only), Pork Ribs & Boston Butt. Judging will be held in conjunction with the pro competition. The blind judging technique will be used.
Poultry(chicken only), Pork Ribs & Boston Butt .
Awards for Competitions and Optional Categories
Anything Butt $150
Competition Turn in Times:
Friday Ancillary Competition
6:00 pm - Sauce Turn In
6:30 pm - Anything Butt Turn In
7:00 pm - Dessert Turn In
Saturday KCBS Competition
12 noon - Chicken Turn In (Pro & Backyard)
12:30 pm - Rib Turn In (Pro & Backyard)
1:00 pm - Pork Turn In (Pro & Backyard)
2:30 pm - Tastin’ Tent Pork Butt Turn In
*Please note no gas cooking allowed
Backyard BBQ Awards
1st place Overall - $300
2nd place Overall - $200
Each meat category will be awarded
1st Place: $200
2nd Place: $100
3rd Place: $ 50
Franklin's Finest Trophy
-Highest point earner from Tastin’ Tent