We would like to welcome you to attend the Annual Montana Pitmaster Classic - Montana’s State BBQ Championship. We are proud to be the first KCBS affiliated BBQ Contest in Bozeman, Montana. The Montana Pitmaster Classic is a community event that will benefit the Gallatin Valley YMCA. This event is a KCBS (KANSAS CITY BBQ SOCIETY) sanctioned competition happening at Kenyon Noble Lumber & Hardware of Bozeman. Professional and amateur contestants from the Northwest and Canada come to compete for the Montana State Championship of BBQ in the categories of chicken, pork ribs, pork and brisket. The overall highest scorer in all categories will become the Grand Master of the tournament and state champion, making them eligible for the Kansas City Royal (one of the biggest barbecue competitions in the world). The Montana Pitmaster Classic is a 2-day, non-profit event created to increase awareness of the competitive world of barbecue.
Kenyon Noble Lumber & Hardware
1243 West Oak Street, Bozeman MT
Friday, August 26th, 2022 & Saturday, August 27th, 2022
Friday: 5pm - 8pm | Saturday: 1pm - 4pm
Come to 1243 West Oak Street
No Tickets or RSVP Required
only your appetite!
GRAND CHAMPION = $2,000 | RESERVE CHAMPION = $1,000
CATEGORY PRIZES FROM 1ST - 10TH
1ST - $1,000; 2ND - $500; 3RD - $200; 4TH - $100; 5TH - $75; 6TH – 10TH – AWARD PLAQUES
OVERALL PRIZES FROM 3RD - 10TH
3RD - $500; 4TH - $300; 5TH - $200; 6TH – 10TH – AWARD PLAQUES
*CONTESTANTS ELIGIBLE TO WIN IN BOTH CATEGORY & OVERALL WITH ENTRIES
Bozeman’s BBQ & Blues Night
Turn your cash into BBQ chips to sample the goods straight from the Pitmasters' grills - and for a great cause.
* 30% of all BBQ chip proceeds to benefit the Gallatin Valley YMCA
BBQ Pro Day Demos & Samples
Learn some new grilling tips, tricks, techniques, see the newest tools to bring home and sample new BBQ recipes from the Professionals at the Live-Grill demos.