Warrior BBQ Ribs Championship

over $10,000 Prize Payout

Nov. 11-12 (Veterans Day weekend) at Kapi’olani Regional Park in Honolulu


Aloha! WIBRAC is the first-ever BBQ contest in the State of Hawai’i to be sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society.


Join our FORMAL EVENT as a Cook, Team, Judge, Vendor, Sponsor… or…. “ye general public” come bring the whole Ohana as our GUESTS … and especially, come all ye VETERANS (et al) to partake in special honors. The barbecue contest itself features 3 separate rounds of “One-Meat Ribs” (and counts as the very-first tally of 2023 Year-End points for professional KCBS teams!) The whole Festival includes: honoring our Veterans, Military, and 1st-Responders… judging & awarding barbecue that “broke da mout”… and a Community Bash featuring vendors, crafts, playing, & LIVE entertainment.

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General Inquiries: ilovebbq@pacifichouseofmission.com or 808-372-1567

Competition Teams Register Here: Apply Here

To become a KCBS certified judge, register for our Oct.1 pre-event here: Apply Here

To judge the contest (KCBS-certified judges only), register for each round here:   

  • Apply Here (to judge Event #1 on the eve of Nov.11)
  • Apply Here (to judge Event #2 the afternoon of Nov.12)
  • Apply Here (to judge Event #3 the afternoon of Nov.12)

Warrior BBQ is a KCBS sanctioned event