Cotswolds Barbecue Championship©

Saturday 22nd June

Freestyle Barbecue competiton.

It’s a new take on competition barbecue. All dishes must be cooked over fire and one person must be able to carry the platter. Other than that, it’s freestyle!


Sunday 23rd June

KCBS - Master Competition

This is the most popular type of contest KCBS sanctions. A Master Series Sanctioned Contest requires the teams to cook 4 types of meat (Chicken, Pork Ribs, Pork Butt, & Brisket). The cooking source at a Master Series Sanctioned Contest shall be of wood, wood pellets or charcoal. In addition, all KCBS team members who participate in a Master Series Sanctioned Contest earn points towards the KCBS Team of the Year awards.

The Cotswolds Barbecue Competition is a Official Sanctioned Event of KCBS.


KCBS sanctions BBQ and Grilling competitions across the U.S and promotes barbeque as America’s cuisine. In addition, KCBS has an extensive Certified Barbeque Judging program.

KCBS is the largest society of barbeque enthusiasts in the world.

BBQ awards
BBQ award

The BBQ Teams