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COMPETITION OVERVIEW
NOVEMBER 7-11, 2018
ORANGE BEACH, ALABAMA

The World Barbecue Championship will bring the greatest competition barbecue teams, cooks and chefs together in Orange Beach, AL, to settle the score and name the World Barbecue Champion. The World Barbecue Champion will advance to the Final Table and see if ‘America’s Cuisine’ will rule the world.

The following competitions are State Qualifiers for the 2018 World Barbecue Championship:
Alabama State Qualifier / Alabama Coasting Multi-Media – 2018 - Various Locations in Alabama
California State Qualifier / Cali Cooking Competition – 10/13/18-10/14/18 - Hollywood, California
Missouri State Qualifier / The Show Me Series (ACWW) – 2018 – Various Locations in Missouri
Tennessee State Qualifier / Beast Feast® BBQ Festival – 9/2/18 – Chattanooga, Tennessee

The following competitions are Preferred Qualifiers for the 2018 World Barbecue Championship:
Smokin' on the Pecos - (BBQ competition - Day 2) - 6/24/18 - Artesia, New Mexico

The following competitions are Elite Qualifiers for the 2018 World Barbecue Championship:
Kitchen Ambush - Chef Series - 2018 - Various Locations
NBC (Italian National BBQ Championship) - Best Overall Score in BBQ Category
 
- 3/1/18-8/31/18 - Italy
Special International BBQ Invitation - American Speedfest - 6/9/18-6/10/18 - Brandshatch, Kent - United Kingdom
Special International BBQ Invitation - Shrewsbury Food Festival
 - 6/23/18-6/24/18 - Shrewsbury, Shropshire - United Kingdom
Special International BBQ Invitation - The Big Meat
 - 8/27/18-8/28/18 - Guildford, Surrey - United Kingdom
Special International BBQ Invitation - The Maldon Smoke & Fire Festival
 - 8/18/18-8/19/18 - Maldon, Essex - United Kingdom
Walmart Online Recipe Contest "Food Champ Fresh"/Wild Card Elite Division – 7/20/18-7/30/18 – ONLINE
Wild Card Elite Division
 – 2/1/18-8/31/18 – ONLINE

The following competitions are Elite Qualifiers for the 2019 World Barbecue Championship:
Special International BBQ Invitation - Guy Fawkin' Hot & Fast - 11/3/18-11/4/18 - Henfield, West Sussex - United Kingdom

The following competitions are International Qualifiers for the 2019 World Barbecue Championship:
Caribbean Food Championships - 8/18/18-8/19/18 - San Juan, Puerto Rico

The following competitions are automatic qualifiers for the 2018 World Barbecue Championship:

International Events

International Competitor Invitations - EgyptONLINE, EGSep 5, 2018