King of the Smoker

King of the smoker is an elite invitational that brings the best in BBQ head-to-head.

The very best in BBQ will be invited to compete at this unique competition on December 13th, 2014. The King of the Smoker competition will be located at the beautiful La Quinta Resort & Club in La Quinta, CA and will feature some of the top names in BBQ. 24 big BBQ names will be competing for $50,000 and the title of, “King of the Smoker.”


Pig Skin BBQ QUAU Smokin Triggers Sweet Swine O'Mine Big T'z Q Cru One2bbq Pellet Envy Warren County Pork Choppers Shake & Bake BBQ Little Pig Town BBQ Smoke Me Silly American Dream BBQ Simply Marvelous BBQ Gilly's BBQ Truebud BBQ Iowa's Smokey D'S BBQ Clark Crew BBQ Swamp Boys BBQ Lucky's Q Wine Country 3 Eyz BBQ Tippycanoe BBQ Crew Jambo Pits Blazen BBQ



La Quinta Resort & Club

49499 Eisenhower Dr,
La Quita, Ca 92253
(760) 564-4111

Directions from I-10 Freeway

From I-10 East
Take the Washington St exit
Turn right onto Washington St

From I-10 West
Take the Washington St exit
Turn left onto Washington St

Once on Washington St
Turn right onto Eisenhower Dr
Turn right onto Avenida Fernando
La Quinta Resort is on the left


How to contact us

Please fill out this form to send us an inquiry and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Looking for tickets?

If you are trying to secure tickets to the event please use the following link for purchasing information.

Purchase Tickets: Eventbrite


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