• Que by the Sea BBQ Competition & Festival
    Sept. 19th, 20th, & 21st, 2014
    Seaside Heights is proud to present "Que by the Sea," the Sixth Annual Barbeque State Championship and Festival and also recognized as a Mid-Atlantic Barbecue Association State Championship in Seaside Heights, sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society, which will take place on Grant Avenue on September 19, 20, and 21, 2014. Festival times are Friday from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The highlight of the event, the Barbeque State Championship will exemplify good, old-fashioned American fun. This competition will feature contestants from throughout the tri-state, who provide the best overall BBQ in four categories including chicken, ribs, pork, and brisket.

Large food vendors will be selling tasty barbeque specialties along Grant Avenue, artists and crafters, as well as retail vendors will contribute to the experience of the event. All day musical entertainment includes Seaside Heights’ favorites, Little Bit of Heaven and Shorty Long to name a few. Beer will be available for purchase with proper ID.


  • 2014 Prize Money & Awards

    Sunday, September 21, 2014-Main KCBS Competition-Prizes will be awarded as follows: Grand Champion: $2,850.00 plus trophy, Reserve Grand Champion: $1,350.00 plus trophy and Chicken, Ribs, Pork, and Brisket categories are as follows: 1st Place: $550.00 plus trophy, 2nd Place: $300.00 plus trophy, 3rd Place: $225.00 plus trophy, 4th Place: $175.00 plus plaque, 5th Place: $100.00 plus plaque, 6th Place: $90.00 plus plaque, 7th Place: $80.00 plus ribbon, 8th Place: $70.00 plus ribbon, 9th Place: $60.00 plus ribbon, 10th Place: $50.00 plus ribbon
  • Que by the Sea 2014 Competitors

    Coming Soon
  • Congrats to our 2013 Winners!

    Grand Champion-Beerbeque
    Reserve Grand Champion-Que and a Half Men
    1st Place Chicken-Que and a Half Men
    2nd Place Chicken-Ribs Within
    3rd Place Chicken-Smokopolis BBQ
    4th Place Chicken-Three Men and a Baby Back
    5th Place Chicken-The BBQ Guru
    6th Place Chicken-Flavor of Rub BBQ Crew
    7th Place Chicken-Pig Pen BBQ
    8th Place Chicken-Big Belly BeerBQue
    9th Place Chicken-Three Surfer's and a Pig
    10th Place Chicken-The Bubbas Barbikyu
    1st Place Ribs-Beerbeque
    2nd Place Ribs-3 EYZ BBQ
    3rd Place Ribs-Brisket Burners
    4th Place Ribs-Weekend Smokers
    5th Place Ribs-We Rib U Long Time
    6th Place Ribs-Chicken Chokers
    7th Place Ribs-Mikey O's Real BBQ
    8th Place Ribs-Jacked Up BBQ
    9th Place Ribs-Que and a Half Men
    10th Place Ribs-Simply Q
    1st Place Pork-Jacked Up BBQ
    2nd Place Pork-Beerbeque
    3rd Place Pork-Fire Ants BBQ
    4th Place Pork-The BBQ Guru
    5th Place Pork-Shady Crew BBQ
    6th Place Pork-Chicken Chokers
    7th Place Pork-Local Smoke BBQ
    8th Place Pork-Late Night Hoggers
    9th Place Pork-Three Men and a Baby Back
    10th Place Pork-Dr. Pearl's Medicinal Smoke
    1st Place Brisket-Local Smoke BBQ
    2nd Place Brisket-Stubborn Bull BBQ
    3rd Place Brisket-The Meatwave
    4th Place Brisket-Beerbeque
    5th Place Brisket-3 EYZ BBQ
    6th Place Brisket-Uncle Pig's Barbeque Pit
    7th Place Brisket-The BBQ Guru
    8th Place Brisket-Mikey O's Real BBQ
    9th Place Brisket-Smokopolis BBQ
    10th Place Brisket-Ribs Within