The Mat-Su BBQ Battle is back at Founder's Day in Houston, Alaska, on August 17, 2019! Whether you're a BBQ Pit Master or a backyard enthusiast, come try your hand at winning or just come learn a lot and make great barbecue with great people!

Starting in 2019, the winner will receive an invitation to The American Royal World Series of Barbecue®, which is a longstanding tradition in Kansas City. Competitors from around the world join in the world’s largest barbecue competition to be crowned the grand champion in the Invitational Competition, Open Competition, Sides Competition, and Kids Que!

Along with the BBQ Battle, enjoy other Founder's Day activities, including the greatest fireworks show Alaska has to offer.

Thanks to our awesome sponsors, Three Bears Alaska, Inc. and the City of Houston, AK!

More information coming soon!

Thanks to our sponsors

The City of houston, Alaska

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Alaska BBQ Association