Marietta River City BBQ Competition has been selected to participate in the 2021 KCBS Turkey Smoke Ancillary!! Sponsored by The National Turkey Federation.
In order to participate in the KCBS Turkey Smoke Ancillary, each team MUST be registered to compete in the master or backyard competition.
Each team will receive a boneless turkey breast with skin, approximately 3-5 pounds each to compete with. Teams have a choice to use the turkey from the National Turkey Federation or you can bring your own turkey breast. All meats will be inspected on Friday.
Teams will receive the turkey breast at the cook’s meeting on Friday. A rep from the National Turkey Federation will be at the cook’s meeting to meet and greet & answer any questions you have.
If you are a KCBS member participating in the Turkey Smoke, pro & backyard teams will earn Turkey Smoke ancillary team points. Also, 1st place Turkey Smoke winner will receive a KCBS World Invitation to compete in the turkey ancillary in November 2021.
TEAMS - Please download and read the Turkey Smoke Anciliary 2021 Rules!!
TEAMS - PLEASE let me know by April 7, 2021 (email me at firstname.lastname@example.org) , if you are interested in participating in this free & fun event!! Prize purse and trophies for this Turkey Smoke Ancillary are sponsored by the National Turkey Federation & KCBS!!!
Turkey Smoke is a KCBS ancillary competition category, presented in partnership with the National Turkey Federation. From tried-and-true traditional smoked and sliced turkey to preparations with a unique twist, the goal of the Turkey Smoke category is to highlight the applications and versatility of turkey in barbeque. Please note that the rules for Turkey Smoke have changed since the 2020 season and these new 2021 rules should be read carefully prior to competing.
All contestants are encouraged to photograph their entry and share along with a description of their dish on social media using #TurkeySmoke. Winners are also asked to submit their photo(s) to CONTEST@kcbs.us. By participating in the Turkey Smoke ancillary, cooks are hereby granting rights for the National Turkey Federation and KCBS to utilize images of their dish on social media and any other marketing materials.
Turkey Smoke Rules
1. Turkey must be the primary protein in the entry. Other proteins may be used in a supporting role (e.g., bacon-wrapped or sausage-stuffed). Sliced, pulled, or chopped turkey is acceptable in an entry; ground turkey is NOT an acceptable entry. Turkey may be presented with or without skin.
2. Each contestant will be provided complimentary turkey product, typically a boneless skin-on breast, with the exact cut to be determined with the Organizer prior to the contest. Contestants are encouraged to use the product provided, but are welcome to utilize their own turkey product, provided it is not ground turkey. All contestant-provided proteins are subject to meat inspection.
3. All KCBS Master Series Rules and Regulations shall apply with the following exceptions:
a. A food thermometer shall be used to ensure a safe minimum internal temperature of 165 °F has been reached to destroy bacteria and prevent foodborne illness.
b. Accompanying or complementary edible ingredients ARE allowed (e.g., mashed potatoes, dressing, gravy, relish, fruits, vegetables, cheese, bread, etc.). If used, these shall be part of the individual serving portions and cannot be used as a container garnish.
c. Clearly identifiable toothpicks and skewers are also allowed.
The award prize purse is sponsored by The National Turkey Federation and KCBS.
Total award payout for this event is $1000.
The award payout Includes 1st - 5th place.
Prize Purse Break Down:
1st $425 + trophy
2nd $200 + trophy
3rd $150 + trophy
4th $125 + trophy
5th $100 + trophy