Smoke on the Bricks


 Join us for the 4th annual Smoke on the Bricks BBQ in 2022, powered by Rice Precision Manufacturing!  Mark your calendars for August 26-27 for a weekend you won’t forget.  This Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned competition is a qualifying event for the American Royal World Series of Barbecue and the Jack Daniels World Championship for 2022. BBQ teams can check in Friday beginning at 9:00 a.m.  Friday evening the general public is welcome to come out and hang with their friends and families for the evening from 5:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Live music will be onsite, beer and wine will be for sale and be sure to purchase your BBQ Bucks to sample world class BBQ Friday evening! Be sure to check back often as we will be adding more activities to the lineup for Friday and Saturday! 

Formal BBQ judging will begin on Saturday in the categories of chicken, ribs, pork and brisket.  NEW in 2022, we are offering a National Steak Championship!  We will also be offering sausage and dessert categories again as well.  Top 10 overall as well as top 10 in each category will win prize money, top 3 for each sausage and dessert.  Total purse currently sits at $11,000.

BBQ Bucks will once again be on sale beginning Monday, August 22nd through Friday, August 26th at the Baldwin City Recreation Commission Office (705 High St.).  Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on Friday.  Friday beginning at 4:00 p.m. BBQ Bucks will be sold at the Dance Academy (711 High St.) in downtown Baldwin.  Teams will not take cash for BBQ, they will only take BBQ Bucks, so be sure to pick yours up!  Teams will sell BBQ between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.  BBQ Bucks will be sold until the food runs out.  Leftover BBQ Bucks from 2021?  Use them in 2022!  A portion of the 2022 revenues will be donated to the Baldwin Education Foundation.

 1ST     $1,250  6TH  $550
 2ND   $1,000  7TH  $350
 3RD  $850  8TH  $250
 4TH  $750  9TH  $150
 5TH  $650  10TH  $100
 Individual Meat Category Purse Breakdown
 1ST  $200  6TH  $100
 2ND  $175  7TH  $90
 3RD  $150  8TH  $75
 4TH  $135  9TH  $65
 5TH  $125  10TH  $60
Sausage and Dessert 
 1ST  $100
 2ND  $70
 3RD  $50