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 7th, 2013. 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.”

But, Big Poppa's King of the Smoker is a competition with a twist! Each Pitmaster will be required to cook the same meat, no garnish, and they are allowed zero electricity to assist in their cook. That's right... no pit minders, Gurus, or pellet cookers will be permitted! The King of the Smoker plans to be an old school competition with a level playing field, and is sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Society under their Competitor Series.

All ticket proceeds benefit the Casey Lee Ball Foundation for pediatric kidney disease. All food vendor proceeds benefit Operation BBQ Relief.