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Saturday October 25
Sweet Georgia Ham
BBQ Pitmasters veterans Robby Royal and Eric Thomas face off against newcomer John Ley in this Georgia style contest to see who will move on to win a shot at becoming BBQ Pitmaster Grand Champion.
Lone Star Smoke War
Texas pitmasters JD Davidsmeyer, Matt Pittman, and Junior Urias battle it out for the title of BBQ Pitmasters Texas Champion and a chance to compete for the $50,000 grand prize.
Kansas City Que-off
Kansas City locals Michael Johnson, Richard Fergola, and Joe Pearce step in the ring of BBQ Pitmasters for the title of BBQ Pitmasters Kansas City Champion and a shot at the $50,000 grand prize.
Monday November 3
Smokin' in Mesquite
As temperatures soar, it's not just the meat that's getting cooked when teams head to the desert for the Smokin' in Mesquite BBQ Championship for a taste of the $40,000 in cash and prizes.
Decatur Jaycees Riverfest
Cooking skills, nerves and patience are tested at the historic Riverfest Barbecue Cookoff in Decatur, AL as the Pitmasters battle for the $3,000 top prize.
Murphysboro Barbecue Cook-off
The pressure's on as teams compete in one of the most difficult cook-offs of the year - the Murphysboro Barbecue Cook-off. Lee Ann and Myron face off in the whole hog competition while tempers flare between Johnny and one of the local cooks.
American Royal Invitational Barbecue
Stakes are high when the best cook teams in the country are invited to the American Royal Invitational in Kansas City, Missouri. Myron faces his biggest rival on the circuit, restaurateur Chris Lilly. When Rookie Paul begs for help from pro Johnny Trigg.