KCBS BBQ Championship! Tennessee’s summer event at 1800 feet above the heat!

On July 13th East Fork Stables, on 12,000 acres with 160 campsites and cabins, will again host KCBS BBQ Teams and an East Fork Stables Backyard Contest. We support the 4-H Clubs on The Cumberland Plateau!

KCBS Professional BBQ Competition

The 2019 Cumberland Plateau BBQ Championship will host professional BBQ teams from across the U.S. to compete in four categories: Ribs, Chicken, Pork, and Brisket. Prize money totals over $11,000.00. KCBS sanctions and judges BBQ Competitions around the world and promotes barbecue as America’s cuisine. Over 19,000 members and KCBS sanctions nearly 450 events each year.

East Fork Stables Backyard Contest

We are back in the “good ole” backyard competition with $1,000 prize money and an entry fee of $125, which includes a campsite for Friday and Saturday Nights.

We look forward to you and friends joining the 2019 Cumberland Plateau BBQ Cook-off & Cruise-in as a spectator, competitor, sponsor or volunteer.

**REGISTRATION FOR (BOTH TEAMS AND JUDGES) IS NOW OPEN**

Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors!

The entire East Fork Stables Campground transforms into the venue for the 2019 Cumberland Plateau BBQ Cook-off & Cruise-in presented by Eye Centers of Tennessee.

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If you are interested in sponsorship please call 1-800-97-TRAIL

2019 Cumberland Plateau Top 5 Overall Winners

1 ROCKY TOP BARBEQUE
2 UNDER THE RADAR
3 270 SMOKERS
4 RIVER ROAD GRILLBILLIES
5 CONTINENTAL BARBECUE CO.

2019 Cumberland Plateau BBQ Cook-Off Backyard Winners

3rd Place Owen’s Place Butt Rubbers
2nd Place Bankrupt BBQ
1st Place Lying Goats

2019 Cumberland Plateau Brisket Winners

1 270 SMOKERS
2 UNDER THE RADAR
3 ROCKY TOP BARBEQUE 
4 SONS OF SMOKE
5 HOT COLE’S BBQ
6 HOLD YOUR HORSES BBQ
7 CONTINENTAL BARBECUE CO.
8 SMOKIN’ SUWANEE SWEETMEATS
9 RIVER ROAD GRILLBILLIES
10 ON TARGET BBQ

2019 Cumberland Plateau Pork Winners

1 HOLD YOUR HORSES BBQ
2 WE Q 4 U
3 BIG G BBQ
4 RIVERROAD GRILLBILLIES
5 PARADISE QUE
6 ROCKY TOP BARBEQUE
7 UNDER THE RADAR
8 CHARCOAL AND MORE
9 WOLF’S REVENGE BBQ
10 THE ALGOOD BAR-B-Q PIT CREW

2019 Cumberland Plateau Pork Ribs Winners

1 ROOTERS-N-TOOTERS
2 ROCKY TOP BARBEQUE
3 UNDER THE RADAR 
4 270 SMOKERS
5 RIVER ROAD GRILLBILLIES
6 HOT COLE’S BBQ
7 BAR-B-Q 101
8 CONTINENTAL BARBECUE CO.
9 NOBODY FROM NOWHERE
10 WOLF’S REVENGE BBQ

2019 Cumberland Plateau Chicken winners!

1 CONTINENTAL BARBECUE CO.
2 ROOTERS-N-TOOTERS
3 ROCKY TOP BARBEQUE
4 WE Q 4 U
5 SMOKE ON THIS
6 UNDER THE RADAR
7 RIVER ROAD GRILLBILLIES
8 BBQ UP
9 WOLF’S REVENGE BBQ
10 270 SMOKERS