9:30 a.m. – THE SMOKIN’ SADDLES OFFICIAL BBQ CONTEST – DOUBLE HEADER! Wright Park – 71 N. 2nd Ave. The 2022 Smokin’ Saddles Barbeque Contest is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS), Oklahoma Barbeque Society (OKBS), and the Rocky Mountain Barbeque Association (RMBBQA). This official cook-off is entering its 32nd year as the best BBQ contest in Southwest Kansas! Come see world famous Pitmasters compete for over $20,000 awarded in cash and prizes! For more information or to sign up to compete, contact the Dodge City Area Chamber of Commerce at (620) 227-3119, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit dodgecitydays.org.
A 2022 Dodge City Days lapel pin is required for entry into the park. Please leave your pets at home.
Friday, July 29th
3-5pm KidsQ Registration
5:15pm KidsQ Cook Meeting
5:30pm KidsQ Cooking
7:00pm Slider Turn In -Kids
7:30pm Steak Turn In -Kids
8:15pm KidsQ Awards
8:30pm Cooks meeting for Saturday Pro/Backyard
Saturday, July 30th 7AM – Backyard Registration 12PM – Pro Chicken & Backyard (Meats) turn in 12:30PM – Pro Pork Ribs & Backyard (Sides) turn in 1PM – Pro Pork- Shoulder or Butt & Backyard (Sweets) turn in 1:30PM – Pro Beef Brisket turn in 2PM – Pro Misc. turn in 3PM – Backyard and Pitmaster Awards 4PM – Pro Cooks Meeting for Sunday & Steak Cooks Meeting
6:30PM - Steak Turn in
7pm - Steak Awards
Sunday, July 31st 12PM – Pro Chicken turn in 12:30PM – Pro Pork Ribs turn in 1PM – Pro Pork turn in 1:30PM – Pro Beef Brisket turn in 2:30PM – Pitmaster Awards