As of 7pm on February 1, 2018, Registration for Judging the 2018 New Jersey State Barbecue Championship has reached capacity and is now closed.
Registration for Judging the 2019 Championship will open at 12:01 am on February 1, 2019, through a registration link posted to this page.
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)