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IBQN BBQ Championship


IBQN BBQ competition

Enjoy the smell (and taste!) of great American BBQ food all weekend at American SpeedFest while you soak up the atmosphere and explore all the American cars on display! The International BBQ Network is hosting an official competition over the weekend that will see ten teams go head to head and the winner crowned King/ Queen BBQ champ of SpeedFest.

Make sure you head over throughout the weekend to say hello to the competitors, pick up some tips and even get a sample of what they have on the grill!




Braaibery and Querruption

Two former front rows in search of another rugby player, brought together by a mutual love of playing rugby, we will start fires we cannot put out and out scrum the opposition.



Bullet Brothers BBQ

Bullet Brothers BBQ Team - A family team again this year, two brothers who have been BBQing for more years than they can remember and their supportive wives!  Chris has been competing in BBQ contests since 2014 (with some successes) and Dave loves to join in when he can.



Uncle Tonys Cockney Q

Uncle Tony’s cockney Q is a 1 man bbq team which comps all over Europe in the American KCBS competitions. 

'I started out in a team of 4 back in 2015 and got the bug, I know travel all across Europe for about 20 weekends of the year and have also competed at the Jack Daniels competition at its factory in Tennessee, but there’s nothing I love than being back on home soil and competing at speed fest which I won 3 years ago.' 



Smoking Dragons

A bunch of backyard smokers from the North Wales coast, brothers in life and of the grill. We like our cooks low N slow and our beers cold. We spend our time at the smokehouse or living life in the fast lane of motorsport. If you stop by our Pitt, we may throw you a bone or steal your beer! 



Close to the Bone

Chris and Dan started Close to the Bone in 2017, where they entered on this dangerous journey to take on UK BBQ Competitions by storm. So far it’s only been a mild flurry, but I’m sure we can build up to a storm soon…we’ll keep you posted.




Reservoir Hogs

Reservoir Hogs are a local team from Kent, consisting of Ian & Trevor (with beards) and Trevor’s long-suffering Wife, Maxine (no beard).

With Maxine's oversight, (and if she can keep them sober for long enough) they occasionally they cook some excellent food. And if they can't cook it, they can definitely talk a lot about it.



Wonkey Donkeys

The Wonkeys are a husband-and-wife team who have been competing since 2015, in both BBQ competitions and chilli cook offs in  the UK and in the USA



Rockpit BBQ

Bursting onto the competitive UK BBQ scene in 2013, ROCK PIT BBQ made a name for themselves by taking 1st place pork, 1st place brisket, best new team and Grand Champions at their first ever IBQN competition.


Armed with a life-long love of bbq Alan is going solo for this one.

So as long as the cider doesn't take over let's see what he can serve up.



Joker Smokers

Joker Smokers BBQ team are husband and wife Shaun and Jo. They have competed on the UK BBQ scene for over 5 years as well as three times in the World Food Championships.



Bunch of Swines

Starting out back in 2011, Bunch of Swines have been a regular sight in BBQ competitions around the world. Over the last 10 years, we’ve competed in over 120 contests winning a combined 60+ Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion titles.

These include 5x Grillstock Grand Champion, 2017 European Team of the Year & the 2018 American Royal World Champion! 

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