Calling all KCBS Certified Barbecue Judges!

WV BBQ Throwdown has opened applications for KCBS certified judges to join its judging pool for the 2023 BBQ KCBS Downtown BBQ Throwdown in Ripley, WV.


Judging will be held Saturday, April 23, 2023.


WV BBQ Throwdown accepts judges that have taken a KCBS certification course. We hope to provide our teams with 100% certified judges. 


We are wait listing non-certified community volunteers to apply for the judging pool, in the event they are needed.  Those interested are encouraged to add their name and email and will be contacted in early April, if needed.

​2023 KCBS Judging Form (Downloadable/print)

KCBS Judge Requirements