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Join us for a day full of amazing BBQ, beautiful scenic views, and live music. Ditmars Orchard is inviting competitive BBQ teams to showcase some of their very best BBQ for a chance to win 1st place and earn points toward larger BBQ Competitions like the Jack Daniel’s World Championship. 


Master’s Series Contest has 4 main categories. Chicken, Pork Ribs, Pork, and Brisket. The cooking source at a Master Series shall be of wood, wood pellets or charcoal. KCBS Rules and regulations apply. Master Series are eligible for American Royal and Jack Daniels World Championship, upon meeting qualifying criteria. In addition, all teams who participate in a Master Series earn points towards KCBS Team of the Year awards presented at KCBS’s annual banquet. Please view additional information and download Team Application below.

People’s Choice Wings Contest: Turn in time is Friday, July 5 at 5:00 PM.

Payout for top 1. $500.00

People’s Choice Wings Contest: The People’ Choice Wings will be handed out upon arrival. Please indicate at your arrival that you need your wings for the contest. We will have volunteers going around and picking up the cooked product for the People’s Choice Contest. We will have an area set up for the public to try all of the different wings and they will vote for their favorite. We will do payouts for the top winner in the People’s Choice Wings Contest.


BBQ Information

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All event meat provided by Council Bluffs Fareway (excluding competitors meat)

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Current Teams

Broken BBQ

Smokin A BBQ

Team Brew & Que

Team Crawford

Big Sexy BBQ

Fairway Smokers

Dirty Little Pigs BBQ

Byg's BBQ

Smokin Dinger "The Professor of Hoglogy"

Smokin' Lefty's BBQ



Chillin N Grillin N Iowa BBQ

Colorado Bulldawg BBQ 

Unfamous Dave’s BBQ

Low Eye Que

Score One Smokin'

Man Meat BBQ

Shiggin Aint Easy

Sauce Bosses

When Pigs Die

Big Fig BBQ

Pork County BBQ

Parrothead Smokers

Damn Fine Beef & Swine

Buckshot BBQ

Meat Rushmore BBQ

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