Judging BBQ is serious, and delicious business.  If you are already a KCBS Certified BBQ Judge, you are invited to join us in Ottawa on May 26th to help deliver the caliber of professional judging that our teams expect.

You’re not a Certified BBQ Judge?  Don’t worry, you can still judge the Backyard BBQ Master Competition!

Want to be certified?  We have a class!  The Steak CookOff Association is hosting a CBJ Class in Ottawa on Saturday, May 25th!  You will learn the finer aspects of judging steak, and you get to sample.  This class comes with a One Year Membership to the SCA, so you can judges Steak Cookoff Association events anywhere in the world!

Complete the form below to register and we will follow up soon, indicating what events you are being invited to participate.

Become a Certified BBQ Judge!


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Judge Registration for the Steak Cookoff is on the SCA Website here. Registration does not open till 90 prior to the event, March 1st in our case.

PLEASE NOTE: Filling out an application does not assure you of being selected as a judge for this competition. Some judges will be placed on a waiting list to accommodate last minute cancellations and change in schedules.

Certified Barbeque Judge's Oath: 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.

Thanks so much, we're looking forward to a great event and hosting you in our Nation's Capital!