Kickin' It Route 66 Barbecue Challenge
Welcome to the City of St. Robert's Kickin' It Route 66 Barbecue Challenge webpage. This will be an informational page for our upcoming BBQ event that is normally scheduled to take place the fourth weekend in March each year.
This year our event is scheduled for March 22, 2024 thru March 24, 2024 at the St. Robert Community Center located at 114 J.H. Williamson Jr. Drive, in St. Robert, MO. This year we have planned a "DOUBLE POINTS" event with two events in one weekend along with a One Meat - Ribs competition on Saturday night. We would love for you to join us for this competition.
BBQ Event Schedule
Contest 1 (all 4 meat categories): Friday to Saturday; turn in starts at 12 PM on Saturday
One Meat- Ribs Contest: Saturday with turn in tentatively schedule for 6 PM (THIS EVENT IS SPONSORED BY AQUA SPARTAN , LLC)
Contest 2 (all 4 meat categories): Saturday to Sunday; turn in starts at 12 PM on Sunday
BBQ Site Amenities Include:
30' x 40' Lot Space; Water; Electric; Ice, tickets for 2-10 lb bags; Breakfast (Saturday and Sunday Mornings); Access to an Indoor Pool, Showers, & Restrooms; Flat Gravel Location; Easy Access to Walmart and Starbucks; Hotel Discounts Available Or Stay Onsite Friday, Saturday, and Sunday Night (RV Sites are First Come-First Serve)
To Get Registered for the Event
Fees for entry in EACH daily competition is $200 (if registered before Jan. 1, 2024) OR $225 (if registered after Jan. 1, 2024); NO REFUND AFTER FEB. 1, 2024; Registration Fee for the One Meat - Ribs Contest is $75. Payment MUST accompany registration.
To register go to: https://pdf.ac/Q4dNV and complete your registration. Once registration is submitted, click on "Continue" and you will be redirected to our Online Payment Website. Please select "BBQ Cook Off" for the Payment Type and use the Unique Code "PK24" to complete the payment process online.
To make payment through the US Mail: Complete the registration online at the link above (or print and complete the Application HERE) and then mail your check/money order to:
City of St. Robert
194 Eastlawn Avenue, Ste A
St. Robert, MO 65584
Hotel Discounts For Participants & Judges
Several hotels in St. Robert are sponsors for this event and provide rate discounts for those participating as competitors as well as judges for the event from March 21 - 24. Contact information and rates are:
$104 per night
Candlewood Suites an IHG Hotel 573-451-2500
Comfort Inn by Choice Hotels 573-336-3553
Mainstay Suites by Choice Hotels 573-451-2700
$107 per night
Fairfield by Marriott 573-336-8600
Hampton Inn by Hilton 573-336-3355
Contact the hotels directly for availability and to make reservations.
Tentative Schedule of Supporting Events
Friday, 3/22/24: 5K Color Run - FREE to Participate; 5:30 PM at the Pool
Saturday, 3/23/24: Kids-Que; Free to participate (must pre-register at the Park Department before 3/8/24); 9:30 AM at the Community Center (CLICK HERE TO PRE-REGISTER)
Saturday, 3/23/24: Kids Activities & Games; 11 AM at the Ball Field
Saturday, 3/23/24: Cornhole Tournament; 11 AM Start in the Stock Barns
Saturday, 3/23/24: Lunch Plates Available, 11 AM in the Community Center
Saturday & Sunday: Silent Auction at the Community Center