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The Original SD BBQ Championships and FAT Friday Chili Challenge are qualifiers for the World Food Championships in Orange Beach, Alabama.  More information can be found here - https://worldfoodchampionships.com/.

2017 Entrants

Kev's Chew Chew BBQ - Sioux City, IA
Papa's Pit Crew - Rapid City, SD
Bark N' Bones BBQ - Waconia, MN
Bare Butts BBQ - Minneapolis, MN
B-S BBQ Outlaws - Hill City, SD
Shagan Pit - Stratford, SD
Last Call Heroes BBQ - Pierre, SD
Rollin Smoke BBQ - Mission Hill, SD
Smoke on the Prairie BBQ-SD - Pierre, SD
Big Hoss BBQ - Highmore, SD
Eggspert BBQ - Willmar, MN
Sin Circle BBQ - Brandon, SD
JR's Rhodehouse BBQ Pit - Piedmont, SD
Scrum Down Smokers - Rapid City, SD
Team Sasquatch - Alpena, SD
Spitfire - Fargo, ND
Quiet Riot - Minot, ND
Fargo BBQ - Fargo, ND
Backroads BBQ - Argusville, ND
Parrothead Smokers - Dakota Dunes, SD
Rub-N-Sauce - Huron, SD
The Wolfpack - Huron, SD
You Que'd Me All Night Long - Gillette, WY
Dakota Smoke BBQ - Willow Lake, SD
True Smoke BBQ - Oronoco, MN
Timbone Barbeque - Dakota City, NE
Richie Z's
Backdraft BBQ
Beer Belly - Glendive, MT
CRF Blue Ribb'n BBQ - Bismarck, ND
The Twisted Tail

2016 Entrants

Hub City Pit Kings - Aberdeen, SD
Smokey and His Bandits - Milbank, SD
Kev's Chew Chew BBQ - Sioux City, IA
Pork Butts Express - Alpena, SD
Smoke on the Prairie BBQ-SD - Pierre, SD
Rub-N-Sauce - Huron, SD
SpitFire - Fargo, ND
Scrum Down Smokers - Rapid City, SD
Last Call Heroes BBQ - Pierre, SD
Richi Z - Pierre, SD
Sin Circle BBQ - Brandon, SD
Mustang Sally BBQ - Marshall, MN
Pigtamer BBQ - Moorhead, MN
Dakota Smoke BBQ - Willow Lake, SD
Spark BBQ - Sioux Center, IA
Fernando's Rib Company - Fargo, ND
Team Sasquatch - Alpena, SD
Bonnaroo BBQ - Huron, SD
Backroads BBQ - Argusville, ND
Backdraft Bar BQ SD - Huron, SD
The Gerrit Boys - Huron, SD
JR's Rhodehouse "Q" Pits - Piedmont, SD
Hogs Breath BBQ SD - Faulkton, SD
Rollin Smoke BBQ - Mission Hill, SD
Bare Butts - Minneapolis, MN
Whiskey River BBQ - Tea, SD
Eggspert BBQ - Willmar, MN
Parrothead Smokers - Dakota Dunes, SD
Big J's Smokehouse - Rothsay, MN
Smokin' Bones BBQ - Waubay, SD
Pete's BBQ - Plattsmouth, NE
Quiet Riot - Minot, ND
Ruby Red's KC BBQ - Winnipeg, Manitoba
Smokin' Nitro - Huron, SD
Shagan Pit - Stratford, SD
Beer Belly BBQ - Glendive, MT
Hoggy Style BBQ - Alpena, SD
You Que'd Me All Night Long - Gillette, WY
Charcoal Loungers - Vermillion, SD
Big Moo BBQ - Turton, SD
Bob & Ed Eat Smoke BBQ - Clear Lake, SD

2015 Entrants

Rub N Sauce - Huron, SD 
Sin Circle BBQ - Brandon, SD
Leeps BBQ - Bellevue, NE
Big J's Smokehouse - Rothsay, MN
Team Sasquatch - Alpena, SD
Last Call Heroes BBQ - Pierre, SD
Smokey and His Bandits - Milbank, SD
CRF Blue Ribb'n BBQ - Bismarck, ND
Eggspert BBQ - Willmar, MN
Hog's Breath BBQ SD - Faulkton, SD
Mustang Sally Tailgating - Marshall, MN
Pigtamer BBQ - Moorhead, MN
Big Island BBQ - Sioux Falls, SD
Dakota Country BBQ - Webster, SD
Dakota Smoke Shack - Verona, ND
Bonnaroo BBQ - Huron, SD
Backdraft Bar BQ SD - Huron, SD
Bigg Smoak BBQ - Richer, Manitoba
Stumbling Steer BBQ - Artesian, SD
Big Mamma's Bar-B-Q - Huron, SD
Gerrit Boy's BBQ - Huron, SD
Rollin Smoke BBQ - Mission Hill, SD
Spitfire - Fargo, ND
Shorty's BBQ - Perham, MN
Bare Butts - Minneapolis, MN
Big Moo BBQ - Turton, SD
Richie Zs - Pierre, SD
Dakota Smoke BBQ - Willow Lake, SD
Bob & Ed Eat Smoke BBQ - Clear Lake, SD
Parrothead Smokers - Dakota Dunes, SD
Revival Ribs - Aberdeen, SD
Quiet Riot - Minot, ND
Crazy Carl's BBQ - Elkton, SD
Brandi's Smoking Butts - Huron, SD
Shiggin & Grinnin - Delano, MN
Porky Butts BBQ - Valley, NE
Charcoal Loungers - Vermillion, SD
Shagan Pit - Stratford, SD
LoneStar Smoke Rangers - Rapid City, SD
Smokes A Rising - Huron, SD
Big Daddy Que

2014 Entrants

CRF Blue Ribb'n BBQ - Bismarck, ND
Shagan Pit - Stratford, SD
Smokey and his Bandits - Milbank, SD
Iowa Wild Hogs BBQ - Storm Lake, IA
Porky's Revenge - Winnipeg, MB
Sin Circle BBQ - Brandon, SD
Hogs Breath BBQ SD - Faulkton, SD
Last Call Heroes BBQ - Pierre, SD
Gerrit Boys Barbeque - Huron, SD
Smokin' Nitro - Huron, SD
Big Mamma's Bar-B-Q - Huron, SD
Big Island BBQ - Sioux Falls, SD
Mustang Sally Tailgating - Marshall, MN
Rub N Sauce - Huron, SD
Eggspert BBQ - Willmar, MN
Jerky Crew - Alpena, SD
Pork Butt's Express - Alpena, SD
Buffalo's BBQ - Sperry, OK
Bare Butts - Minneapolis, MN
Bonnaroo BBQ - Huron, SD
Pigtamer BBQ - Moorhead, MN
Backdraft BarBQ SD - Huron, SD
Big Moo Barbeque - Turton, SD
Moore Sauced BBQ - Kennebec, SD
Que Street - Brookings, SD
Sons of Hamarchy - Winnipeg, MB
Bob and Ed's Eat Smoke BBQ- Clear Lake, SD
Rollin Smoke BBQ - Mission Hill, SD
Big J's Smokehouse- Rothsay, MN
Spitfire - Fargo, ND
Dakota Smoke BBQ - Willow Lake, SD
Jo-Bawb's BBQ - Rozet, WY
Dakota Smoke Shack - Verona, ND
Parrothead Smokers - Dakota Dunes, SD
Swine Assassins - Mason City, IA
Charcoal Loungers - Vermillion, SD
JD's HomeStyle BBQ - Huron, SD
Subtle Smoke - Watertown, MN
Leeps BBQ - Bellevue, NE
Lone Star Smoke Ranger - Rapid City, SD
Team Pit

 
 

Hear what others had to say about our contest online. The following comments were taken from 3 different online forums: BBQ Brethren.com, thesmokering.com, and the phpbbserver.com.

"Had a great time at an awesome venue and event. Very well organized and the golf carts to take teams to the turn in was a nice touch. It was good seeing new and old friends." - LoneStar Smoke Rangers: 

"This is always one of most favorirte contests all year. Bush, Candi and Megan always run a great contest. Thanks to them!!" - Mustang Sally

"This is a great small town event, hospitality and amenities were awesome.  Lots of space too!"- Prairie Smoke & Spice

"Huron, SD is a great contest. It's worth the drive because, although small, the payouts are great, it's very cooker friendly." - Big Creek BBQ 

"We enjoyed great weather all weekend long and met some really great people.  This is a very good competition and one that should be looked at if you are in the area. The golf cart rides for the turn ins was a special touch that was appreciated by all." - Smokin Jim's BBQ: 

"What a weekend it was . Can't say enough about the new friends we all made.  What a great event." - Burnside BBQ 

"I gotta put in a plug for the FAT Friday Chili Challenge which is also a People's Choice AND a Judged event, divided into Individual and Group (Boy Scouts, service clubs) categories. The Backyard BBQ and Chili Challenge are extremely popular with the locals and generate good crowds and awesome support from the local community."  - No Fru Que