The 38th American Royal World Series of Barbecue® will be held August 31 - September 3 at the Kansas Speedway.
The World Series of Barbecue is the largest barbecue competition in the world bringing teams together from over ten countries to compete for the title of Open and Invitational Grand Champion!
This signature Kansas City event is getting a fresh feel with more public events and activities than ever, including incredible live music, delicious BBQ and local food, and a vendor fair authentic to Kansas City and BBQ enthusiasts. Plus, with a full line up of kid’s activities the Barbecue will have fun and entertainment for all ages.
Close out your summer the best way Kansas City knows how: with friends, family, great food and drink, and a cloud of smoke rising over the party.
The Barbecue is the place to be Labor Day weekend. And an unforgettable way to kick off the American Royal season. So mark your calendars. Tell your friends. And stay tuned here for more details. See you at the Speedway!