Competition

Burnt Finger BBQ began competing on the Kansas City Barbecue Society’s professional barbecue circuit at the tail-end of the 2008 season. Since that time we have accumulated over 100 cooking awards, including 4 Grand Championships, 4 Reserve Grand Championship, 80 top five finishes, 15 category championships, and two perfect 180’s.

Upcoming Contests
7/5 - Crossroads BBQ - Cameron, MO
7/19 - Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour - Des Moines, IA

2013 Contest Awards
9th Place Chicken - Polar Bear BBQ - Columbia, MO
7th Place Overall - North KC Missouri State Championship - North KC, MO
5th Place Ribs - North KC Missouri State Championship - North KC, MO
2nd Place Pork - North KC Missouri State Championship - North KC, MO
3rd Place Overall - The Best Dam BBQ Contest - Smitville, MO
8th Place Pork - The Best Dam BBQ Contest - Smitville, MO
8th Place Brisket - The Best Dam BBQ Contest - Smitville, MO
1st Place Sauce - The Best Dam BBQ Contest - Smitville, MO
Reserve Grand Champion - Rock’n Ribs BBQ Festival - Springfield, MO
3rd Place Chicken - Rock’n Ribs BBQ Festival - Springfield, MO
9th Place Ribs - Rock’n Ribs BBQ Festival - Springfield, MO
1st Place Pork - Rock’n Ribs BBQ Festival - Springfield, MO
7th Place Brisket - Rock’n Ribs BBQ Festival - Springfield, MO
3rd Place Dessert - Rock’n Ribs BBQ Festival - Springfield, MO
4th Place Side Dish - Rock’n Ribs BBQ Festival - Springfield, MO
Grand Champion - Smokin’ N the Ville - Edwardsville, KS
2nd Place Chicken - Smokin’ N the Ville - Edwardsville, KS
2nd Place Ribs - Smokin’ N the Ville - Edwardsville, KS
7th Place Pork - Smokin’ N the Ville - Edwardsville, KS
2nd Place Chicken - Smokin’ N the Ville - Edwardsville, KS
Reserve Grand Champion - Truman Heritage Festival BBQ Championship - Grandview, MO
10th Place Chicken - Truman Heritage Festival BBQ Championship - Grandview, MO
9th Place Ribs - Truman Heritage Festival BBQ Championship - Grandview, MO
1st Place Pork - Truman Heritage Festival BBQ Championship - Grandview, MO
4th Place Brisket - Truman Heritage Festival BBQ Championship - Grandview, MO
6th Overall - Rods, Ribs, & Rock N Roll - Manhattan, KS
8th Place Chicken - Rods, Ribs, & Rock N Roll - Manhattan, KS
3rd Place Ribs - Rods, Ribs, & Rock N Roll - Manhattan, KS
7th Place Pork - Rods, Ribs, & Rock N Roll - Manhattan, KS
7th Place Brisket - Rods, Ribs, & Rock N Roll - Manhattan, KS
5th Place Overall - McLouth BBQ Blowout - McLouth, KS
8th Place Chicken - McLouth BBQ Blowout - McLouth, KS
3rd Place Pork - McLouth BBQ Blowout - McLouth, KS
10th Place Brisket - McLouth BBQ Blowout - McLouth, KS
8th Place Overall - Smokin’ on the Summit - Lee’s Summit, MO
8th Place Chicken - Smokin’ on the Summit - Lee’s Summit, MO
2nd Place Ribs - Smokin’ on the Summit - Lee’s Summit, MO
Reserve Grand Champion - Rock’n Freedom - Seymour, MO
5th Place Chicken - Rock’n Freedom - Seymour, MO
10th Place Pork - Rock’n Freedom - Seymour, MO
2nd Place Brisket - Rock’n Freedom - Seymour, MO

2012 Contest Awards
5th Place Overall - North KC Missouri State Championship - North KC, MO
1st Place Ribs - North KC Missouri State Championship - North KC, MO
10th Place Brisket - North KC Missouri State Championship - North KC, MO
9th Place Chicken - ACM BBQ Throwdown - Las Vegas, NV
9th Place Pork - ACM BBQ Throwdown - Las Vegas, NV
Grand Champion - Truman Heritage Festival BBQ Championship - Grandview, MO
1st Place Chicken- Truman Heritage Festival BBQ Championship - Grandview, MO
6th Place Ribs - Truman Heritage Festival BBQ Championship - Grandview, MO
1st Place Brisket - Truman Heritage Festival BBQ Championship - Grandview, MO
9th Place Overall - Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour - Lenexa, KS
2nd Place Ribs - Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour - Lenexa, KS
7th Place Overall - Keepers of the Fire - Mayetta, KS
9th Place Chicken - Keepers of the Fire - Mayetta, KS
10th Place Pork - Keepers of the Fire - Mayetta, KS
3rd Place Brisket - Keepers of the Fire - Mayetta, KS
4th Place Chicken - Smokin’ on the River - Glasgow, MO
9th Place Pork - Smokin’ on the River - Glasgow, MO
Grand Champion - Racing for the BBQ - Lee’s Summit, MO
1st Place Ribs - Racing for the BBQ - Lee’s Summit, MO
8th Place Pork - Racing for the BBQ - Lee’s Summit, MO
6th Place Brisket - Racing for the BBQ - Lee’s Summit, MO
9th Place Overall - Laurie Hillbilly BBQ - Laurie, MO
1st Place Chicken- Laurie Hillbilly BBQ - Laurie, MO
9th Place Pork - Laurie Hillbilly BBQ - Laurie, MO
6th Place Brisket - Laurie Hillbilly BBQ - Laurie, MO
5th Place Overall - Old Timers BBQ Contest - Independence, MO
9th Place Chicken - Old Timers BBQ Contest - Independence, MO
4th Place Ribs- Old Timers BBQ Contest - Independence, MO
1st Place Pork- Old Timers BBQ Contest - Independence, MO
2nd Place Brisket - Old Timers BBQ Contest - Independence, MO
6th Place Overall - SeptemberFest BBQ Challenge - Omaha, NE
1st Place Pork - SeptemberFest BBQ Challenge - Omaha, NE
10th Place Brisket - SeptemberFest BBQ Challenge - Omaha, NE
3rd Place People’s Choice - SeptemberFest BBQ Challenge - Omaha, NE
6th Place Chicken - Blue Springs Blaze Off - Blue Springs, MO
3rd Place Brisket - Blue Springs Blaze Off - Blue Springs, MO
5th Place Sausage - Blue Springs Blaze Off - Blue Springs, MO
8th Place Dessert - Blue Springs Blaze Off - Blue Springs, MO
4th Place Pork - Battle of the Brisket - Mission, KS
2nd Place Side Dish - Battle of the Brisket - Mission, KS
3rd Place Dessert - perfect 180 - Battle of the Brisket - Mission, KS
4th Place Chicken - Praise the Lard - Murphysboro, IL
6th Place Ribs - Praise the Lard - Murphysboro, IL
6th Place Pork - American Royal Invitational - Kansas City, MO
3rd Place Beans - American Royal Open - Kansas City, MO
4th Place Veggies - American Royal Open - Kansas City, MO
Reserve Grand Champion - Fountains Blaze Off - Independence, MO
7th Place Chicken - Fountains Blaze Off - Independence, MO
7th Place Ribs - Fountains Blaze Off - Independence, MO
1st Place Pork - Fountains Blaze Off - Independence, MO
6th Place Brisket - Fountains Blaze Off - Independence, MO
4th Place Dessert - Fountains Blaze Off - Independence, MO
7th Place Overall - World Food Championships - Las Vegas, NV
3rd Place Sauce - Nevada State Championship - Laughlin, NV

2011 Contest Awards
12th Place Ribs - Great American BBQ Festival - Overland Park, KS
15th Place Pork - Great American BBQ Festival - Overland Park, KS
2nd Place Beans - Great American BBQ Festival - Overland Park, KS
2nd Place Hot Rub - Great American BBQ Festival - Overland Park, KS
4th Place Overall - Smokin’ on the Summit - Lee’s Summit, MO
8th Place Pork - Smokin’ on the Summit - Lee’s Summit, MO
4th Place Overall - Keepers of the Fire - Mayetta, KS
4th Place Ribs - Keepers of the Fire - Mayetta, KS
5th Place Pork - Keepers of the Fire - Mayetta, KS
2nd Place Brisket - Keepers of the Fire - Mayetta, KS
7th Place People’s Choice - Keepers of the Fire - Mayetta, KS
Overall Grand Champion - Old Timers BBQ Contest - Independence, MO
1st Place Ribs - Old Timers BBQ Contest - Independence, MO
1st Place Pork - Old Timers BBQ Contest - Independence, MO
3rd Place Brisket - Old Timers BBQ Contest - Independence, MO
10th Place Ribs - Blue Springs Blaze Off - Blue Springs, MO
7th Place Dessert - Blue Springs Blaze Off - Blue Springs, MO
5th Place Overall - Smokin ‘n’ the Ville - Edwardsville, KS
5th Place Chicken - Smokin ‘n’ the Ville - Edwardsville, KS
7th Place Ribs - Smokin ‘n’ the Ville - Edwardsville, KS
1st Place Pork - Smokin ‘n’ the Ville - Edwardsville, KS
4th Place Overall Side Dishes - American Royal BBQ - Kansas City, MO
3rd Place Vegetables - American Royal BBQ - Kansas City, MO
2nd Place Specialty Sauce - American Royal BBQ - Kansas City, MO
4th Place Tomato Mild Sauce - American Royal BBQ - Kansas City, MO
3rd Place Overall - Fountains Blaze Off - Independence, MO
3rd Place Chicken - Fountains Blaze Off - Independence, MO
4th Place Ribs - Fountains Blaze Off - Independence, MO
2nd Place Brisket - Fountains Blaze Off - Independence, MO

2010 Contest Awards
18th Place Ribs - Smoke on the Water - Little Rock, AR
8th Place Pork - Smoke on the Water - Little Rock, AR
4th Place Pork - Apple Blossom BBQ Contest - St. Joseph, MO
13th Place Pork - Great American BBQ Festival - Bonner Springs, KS
2nd Place Dessert - perfect 180 - Great American BBQ Festival - Bonner Springs, KS
7th Place Sausage - Blue Springs Blaze Off - Blue Springs, MO
8th Place Pork - Blue Springs Blaze Off - Blue Springs, MO
4th Place Ribs - Smokin ‘n’ the Ville - Edwardsville, KS
1st Place Pork - Smokin ‘n’ the Ville - Edwardsville, KS
1st Place Salsa - Smokin ‘n’ the Ville - Edwardsville, KS
8th Place Overall - Smokin ‘n’ the Ville - Edwardsville, KS
3rd Place Dessert - Fountains Blaze Off - Independence, MO

2009 Contest Awards
5th Place Pork - Apple Blossom BBQ Contest - St. Joseph, MO
3rd Place Beans - Great American BBQ Festival - Bonner Springs, KS
7th Place Brisket- McLouth BBQ Blowout - McLouth, KS
7th Place Sausage - McLouth BBQ Blowout - McLouth, KS
8th Place Ribs- Blue Springs Blaze Off - Blue Springs, MO
2nd Place Dessert - Battle of the Brisket - Mission, KS
10th Place Dessert - American Royal Open - Kansas City, MO
20th Place Sausage - American Royal Open - Kansas City, MO

2008 Contest Awards
5th Place Chicken- Battle of the Brisket - Mission, KS
8th Place Dessert - Battle of the Brisket - Mission, KS
5th Place Brisket- American Royal Open - Kansas City, MO