Thank you for your interest in participating in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest!
New teams that wish to participate in the Contest and current teams that wish to obtain additional space must complete the WCBBQ Application for Team Space. Applications are accepted from May 1 through August 31 of each year for the following year's contest. Teams are required to submit a new application on an annual basis. All applications are reviewed and evaluated on their own merit, not on a first-come, first-serve basis. Team may be offered new or additional space at the sole discretion of the Show.
Teams that have successfully participated in prior years generally receive an invitation to return to the Contest, so new space is very limited. The Show does not disclose information about the number of teams that have applied for space.
Please review the team handbook and contest rules before submitting an application. The rules contain important information about team responsibilities and contest rules and regulations.
The Application for Team Space for the 2015 World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest is due August 31, 2014.