The American Royal Barbecue (aka American Royal or The Royal) is the world’s largest BBQ Competition.
The event takes place in Kansas City’s historic Stockyards District. Over 500 BBQ teams participate in The Royal.
The American Royal is actually two competitions… the Invitational and the Open. Grand Champions from qualifying BBQ contests in the previous year are invited to the Invitational. Anyone can register for the Open until all the slots are full.
Visit the American Royal website to learn more.