The “Kings of Q” BBQ Cook-off is a North Carolina State Championship sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS). KCBS representatives will be onsite. Judging starts at noon on Saturday, May 19, 2018, using the blind judging system. The contest consists of four categories (chicken, pork ribs, pork, and beef brisket). All four categories are required for Grand Champion and the Reserve Champion.