THE KANSAS CITY BARBEQUE SOCIETY (KCBS), a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and enjoying barbeque, is the world's largest organization of barbeque and grilling enthusiasts with over 20,000 members worldwide.

KCBS sanctions over 500 barbeque contests world wide. From volunteering to actual event production, our members also offer assistance to civic and charitable organizations who organize events.


KCBS serves as a clearinghouse of barbeque information which provides:

  • Networking with related trade associations and other contest-sanctioning organizations

  • Tracking trends in barbeque related products, and equipment

  • Teaming up with other food organizations and the media to promote barbeque

​The 2019 "State Championship

Pork-A-Palooza BBQ Cookoff" will be held in Weatherford, OK on April 19 and 20th outside the Pioneer Cellular Event Center in Weatherford, Oklahoma.

​​​Please complete Pork-A-Palooza Registration Form

and mail it to by March 15th, 2019:

        Pork-A-Palooza

        210 W. Main St.

        Weatherford OK   73096