Judging Registration for the 2017 New Jersey State Barbecue Championship is now Closed. We reached our maximum judging capacity in just 14 hours of open registration!
Judge Registration for the 2018 NJBBQ will open at midnight on February 1, 2018.
The official Judges Oath of KCBS:
I do solemnly swear to objectively and subjectively evaluate each Barbeque meat that is presented to my eyes, my nose, my hands and my palate. I accept my duty to be an Official KCBS Certified Judge, so that truth, justice, excellence in Barbeque and the American Way of Life may be strengthened and preserved forever.
(Judges must raise their right hand and face Kansas City while reciteing the oath)