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2019 Almost Heaven BBQ Bash
WV State BBQ Championship

Plans are underway for the 2019 Almost Heaven BBQ Bash / WV State BBQ Championship for the weekend of June 7 – 8, 2019 at a great new location – Stonewall Resort State Park (Roanoke, WV)


Already KCBS sanctioned for 2019 with the WV Governor’s Proclamation, this event is a qualifying event for the coveted Jack Daniels Worldwide Invitational BBQ Championship … an invitation only event with only 1 team representing each state.  In addition, this event is a qualifying event for the American Royal BBQ event, and the WV Cup for the Mid Atlantic BBQ Assn. (MABA).

“Pirates of Porkscents” and their Minion mascot

The 2019 BBQ Bash will again feature some of the top rated KCBS teams in the US preparing chicken, ribs, pork, & brisket for judging.  A WV Backyard BBQ Competition, for those getting started in competitive BBQ world, highlights teams preparing only chicken & ribs for judging with cash awards and other prizes on the line!   We’re also pleased to have 100% KCBS certified BBQ judges in 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 assuring KCBS judging standards are followed.


Pix - Rib Eating Contest (winner)Join us Saturday for a variety of family activities including:  Piglet Zone (fun activities for children of all ages), unique inflatable games,  live music and entertainment throughout the day, Pig Mania (painted pig contest), a WV Craft Beer Garden (for adults), and many other activities still being finalized.



For more details or questions, contact us at:


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Almost Heaven BBQ Bash.

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