We're Betting Big on DO AC Smokin' Hot Atlantic City BBQ Championship
Open to Public October 9 - 11, 2015

ACA BBQ logo pmsGrilling and barbecuing are among America's leading culinary pastimes and Atlantic City is raising the stakes by hosting the Inaugural DO AC Smokin' Hot Atlantic City BBQ Championship October 9 - 11, 2015.

When the flames begin, music fans, barbecue enthusiasts and championship barbecue teams will descend upon Atlantic City for an unparalleled experience close to the world famous Boardwalk and what is fast becoming known as one of the premier barbecue competitions in the world.

"The New Jersey State Championship will bring the world's best barbecue teams to Atlantic City," said Ron Cates, event organizer. "Even though there is $15,000 up for grabs, it's really about more than that; it's about respect among their peers. Those that compete in this contest know the winner will be recognized as one of the best barbecue teams on the planet."

Considered one of the world's richest contests with a guaranteed purse of $15,000, the Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned DO AC Smokin' Hot Atlantic City BBQ Championship Grand Champion's purse of $4,400 is also one the largest on the competition circuit. We're spreading the love by paying top three overall and through five places in all four categories.

$15,000 prize money, 100% certified judges and great amenities by the world famous Boardwalk that are second to none. To be the best you have to beat the best. Does your team belong?