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

BBQ & Fly-in on the River

AUGUST 20-22, 2021
NEW LOCATION EXCELSIOR SPRINGS MEMORIAL AIRPORT

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 22nd year!

Mark your calendars and join us Friday, August 20th through Sunday, August 22nd 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.

Thank you Platinum and Gold Sponsors!

2021 Contest Participants!

913 BBQ
All Forked Up For Q
Ambition Que
Bad Influence BBQ
Bears Backyard Q
Bones Brigade
Gettin’ Sauced

Geo Smokers
Grills BBQ Team
JJ’s Bangin’ BBQ
La Pasadita
Man Meat BBQ
Never Easy BBQ
R Butts R Smokin
S&S BBQ

Slaps BBQ
Sons of a Brisket
“T’s” Smokin Pit
Three Brothers Different Mothers
Triple H BBQ
Weekend Bum BBQ
Y-We-Q


2020 Contest Winners:

Grand Champion:
Reserve Grand Champion:
Chicken:
Ribs:
Pork:
Brisket:
Pasta:
Dessert:
Turkey:
Bloody Mary:

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