About behind bbq

On the Competition Trail

Behind BBQ Competition Site

You can't miss us at any festival, just look for the big pink banners and listen for the laughter! Stop by anytime, we welcome visitors. CHEERS!!! 

Our Sponsors


Thank you to our sponsors: 

Three Heads Brewing, Iron Smoke Whiskey,

 BBQ Buddha and Make It Meaty!

  • We will be sampling various brews from Three Heads at all of our competitions, stop by and try! 

  • Iron Smoke Whiskey, purveyors of great whiskey and good times, will be featured as the 9:22 shot at our competitions, be sure to join us!

  • BBQ Buddha creates great tasting, authentic, quality food products, using real ingredients. No artificial colors or flavors, No high fructose corn syrup, No MSG.

  • Make It Meaty features serious injection products for Competition BBQ and more. 



  The judges love our food! Some highlights:

  • 1st Place Burger: Steaktacular, Kitchener, ON 2018
  • 1st Place Ribs, 5th KCBS Overall (out of 51 teams): Oinktoberfest, Clarence, NY 2018
  • Grand Champion, 1st Place Slaw, 2nd Place People's Choice Pork: BeaverQ, Grand Island, NY 2018
  • 1st Place Apple Dessert: Hudson Valley Ribfest, New Paltz, NY 2018
  • 2nd Place Chicken Wings: Niagara Summer Daze BBQ Classic, Niagara Falls, ON 2018
  • 1st Place Pizza, 2nd Steak, Bronze Medal 3rd Grilling Overall: I Love Barbecue & Music Festival, Lake Placid, NY 2018
  • 2nd Place Dessert: Salt City BBQ Festival, Syracuse, NY 2018
  • 2nd Place Texas Beef Ribs, 10th KCBS Overall: Oinktoberfest 2017
  • Can/Am BBQ Champion, 3rd Dessert: Capital BBQ Festival, Ottawa, ON 2017
  • Bronze Medal 3rd Top Chef, 5th overall NEBS grilling: I Love BBQ, Lake Placid, NY 2017
  • Reserve Grand Champion, Winner People's Choice Wings: Kinsmen Smoke N' Sounds BBQ, Drayton, ON 2017
  • WORLD CHAMPION Dessert, 3rd Cook's Choice: Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational, Lynchburg, TN 2016
  • 5th KCBS Overall (out of 45 teams): Fatboys Classic, Ottawa, ON 2016
  • 1st Place Sausage Fatty: I Love BBQ Festival at Lake Placid 2016
  • OUR FIRST KCBS GC!!! 1st Chicken, 1st Ribs, 2nd Pork, 4th Brisket. GRAND CHAMPION! Conquer the Grill, Coudersport, PA 2016
  • Silver Medal 2nd Place KCBS Pork: I Love BBQ Festival at Lake Placid 2015 
  • 1st Place Leftovers: Wilson Crossborder BBQ 2015
  • Reserve Grand Champion: Smokin' Brew N BBQ 2015
  • Grand Champion, Saturday Rib Cookoff: Roc City Rib Fest 2015
  • Travel Channel's American Grilled Grill Master, Latrobe, PA, 2014 (Kim Perry)
  • 1st Place Ribs: Brockport BBQ 2013
  • 1st Place Brisket: Oinktoberfest 2012