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Smokey D’s BBQ wins the World Series of BBQ (Again!)
Only 2 weeks after winning National Chamionship

November 2, 2016

Smokey D’s BBQ team continues their domination on the National BBQ circuit as they claimed 4th Place in Chicken, 11th place in Ribs and 1st place in Brisket with a Perfect 180 Score and Overall Grand Champions over the weekend at the American Royal Open BBQ Contest in Kansas City. Their final score of 706.3084 , out of a possible 720 points, outpaced Reserve Grand Champion Montana Outlaw BBQ by over 9 points. Read More

Smokey D’s BBQ wins National Championship at Sam’s Club Competition. Only team in the Nation to win all 4 BBQ Majors on the KCBS Circuit

October 4, 2016

Smokey D’s BBQ team continues to dominate on the BBQ circuit as they claimed 1st Place in Chicken, 5th place in Ribs, 2nd place in Pork and 9th place in Brisket and Overall Grand Champions over the weekend at the Sam’s Club National BBQ competition in Bentonville, Arkansas. Their final score of 711.9772 was the highest score ever recorded at the National Championship, outscoring Reserve Grand Champion Lucky’s Q out of Denver, IA by 8 points. The combined prizes added up to $59,000 for the husband and wife team who own Smokey D’s BBQ in Des Moines. Read More

Smokey D’s BBQ Claims Grand Champion Title at Kingsford Invitational in New York City Winner-Takes-All Contest Nets $50,000, Commemorative Ring and the Ultimate in Bragging Rights

November 11, 2013

Smokey D’s BBQ is continuing their success on the BBQ circuit with a huge win: Grand Champion of the Kingsford Invitational which featured eight of the most elite BBQ teams in the country. The second annual competition was held at the Intrepid Sea and Space Museum on a pier in New York City. Read More

Smokey D’s BBQ Claims Grand Champion Title at Kingsford Invitational in New York City Winner-Takes-All Contest Nets $50,000, Commemorative Ring and the Ultimate in Bragging Rights

November 11, 2013

Smokey D’s BBQ is continuing their success on the BBQ circuit with a huge win: Grand Champion of the Kingsford Invitational which featured eight of the most elite BBQ teams in the country. The second annual competition was held at the Intrepid Sea and Space Museum on a pier in New York City. Read More

Smokey D’s BBQ Named Reserve Grand Champion at Sam’s Club National Competition Winning Streak Continues for Des Moines BBQ Team As They Net $30,000 Purse

October 21, 2013

Smokey D’s BBQ team is on a roll as they claimed 1st Place in ribs, 8th Place in Chicken and were awarded Reserve Grand Champions over the weekend at the Sam’s Club National BBQ competition in Bentonville, Arkansas. The combined prizes added up to $30,000 for the husband and wife team who co-own Smokey D’s BBQ in Des Moines. Read More

Smokey D’s BBQ Wins World Series of BBQ Championship

October 8, 2013

After winning every meat category over the past decade at The American Royal competition in Kansas City, Smokey D’s BBQ brought home the overall title in the World Series of BBQ over the weekend. The win netted co-owners Darren and Sherry Warth $12,500 in prize money, $5,000 in bonus Kingsford prize money as well as invitations to the prestigious Kingsford Invitational in New York City in November, the 2014 Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational in Lynchburg, TN and the 2014 Houston Livestock BBQ. Read More