Annual Event, BBQ & Fly-in, Craft Beer, Experience

BBQ & Fly-in on the River

AUGUST 20-21, 2021

Smoke Em’ If You Got Em’

Whether you spell it BBQ, Barbeque or Barbecue, it’s the taste of America. This year, BBQ & Fly-In on the River will be located at the Excelsior Springs Memorial Airport, celebrating for its 21st year!

Mark your calendars and join us Friday, August 14th and Saturday, August 15th while 72 BBQ Teams compete to take home the trophy! This year’s annual competition will feature some of the top pitmasters in the nation battling it out in the rugged competition, the aromas of meat filling the air, great music, food, beer, cornhole tournaments, a BBQ Calcutta and so much more! It’s promising fun for the entire family!

New this year …

Sign up to compete in 1 of the 12 Turkey Smoke Series competitions by The National Turkey Federation.  No cost to you!  National Turkey Federation even provides the turkey product for you to cook.

2020 Contest Winners:

Grand Champion:
Reserve Grand Champion:
Bloody Mary:

Shake ‘n Bake BBQ
Gettin’ Sauced
Piggin’ Whiskey O.G.
BYO Grill
Man Meat BBQ
Nickle Boys BBQ
B-S BBQ Outlaws
Wildhouse BBQ
Keep On Porkin’ On

Thank you Platinum and Gold Sponsors!

2020 Contest Participants!

4 Legs Up BBQ
913 BBQ
All Forked Up For Q
Ambition Que
Bad Influence BBQ
Bears Backyard Q
Bid Wiz Players BBQ Team
Bones Brigade
Boomerang BBQ
B-S BBQ Outlaws
Bucky’s Badass BBQ
BYO Grill
Cow Creek BBQ
Dirt Road BBQ
Drop the Mike BBQ
Gettin’ Basted
Gettin’ Sauced
Geo Smokers

Go Pig or Go Home
Grillas BBQ Team
Happy Grillmore
Heavy Smoke BBQ
High I Que
In The Red Zone BBQ
JJ’s Bangin BBQ
Keep Calm & Sauce On
Keep On Porkin’ On
La Pasadita
Land Locked BBQ
Lift, Tilt & Stagger BBQ
Love 2 Q
Locomotive #1
Man Meat BBQ
Never Easy BBQ
Oink, Moo & Cock-a-doodle Doo
Pig Newton
Piggin’ Whiskey O.G.

Rednecks Rollin Smoke BBQ
Shake ‘n Bake BBQ
Show Me Mo Smoke
Slaps BBQ
Smoke This BBQ-MO
Smoking Hills BBQ
Sons of a Brisket
“T’s” Smokin Pit
Tebo Creek BBQ
The Art of Que
The Bearded Pig
Three Brothers Different Mothers
Triple H BBQ
Weekend Bum BBQ
Wildhouse BBQ