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Atlantic Canada BBQ Championship


14-16 2020

Université Sainte-Anne ,

1695 Hwy 1 Church-Point, (N.S.) B0W 1M0, Canada

About Our BBQ competition

The Atlantic Canada BBQ Championship will be an annual Kansas City BBQ Society (KCBS) sanctioned event and outdoor festival taking place in Church Point, in the Municipality of Clare, NS.

The Atlantic Canada BBQ Championship will be the first KCBS sanctioned event in Atlantic Canada.  For the inaugural competition, The organizing committee anticipates hosting 15 professional teams. We anticipate a combination of participants coming from NS and Atlantic Canada, Quebec, Ontario and Western Canada in addition to a variety of locations in the United States as this event gives competitors the necessary prerequisites to participate in larger events known worldwide. 

The event will also be hosting international certified judges, including certified KCBS judges from California, Colorado, Kentucky, Tennessee and Florida.

The anticipated community turnout is at least 2,500 visitors during the event activities throughout the weekend.

About Clare, Nova Scotia

Welcome to the Municipality of Clare, Nova Scotia’s French Acadian Shore! Situated on the scenic shores of Saint Mary’s Bay (Baie Sainte-Marie) in Southwest Nova Scotia, the Municipality of Clare is home to the largest Acadian community in Nova Scotia. Clare is where the preserved traditions of the past intersect with the eclectic youth of tomorrow.

The region is renowned for its vibrant joie de vivre and is home to the oldest Acadian festival in the world, Festival acadien de Clare, as well as the host for the newest cycling experience, the Gran Fondo Baie Sainte-Marie.


The area is also well-known for the immensely popular Musique de la Baie kitchen parties and Les Beaux Vendredis lobster suppers. The Clare Visitor Information Centre (VIC), located in the Rendez-vous de la Baie Visitor Centre, is operated by knowledgeable staff from May to October. In 2018, Clare celebrated and commemorated the 250th anniversary of the arrival of the first Acadian family in Clare, Joseph & Marie Dugas. We look forward to your visit in our vibrant corner of l’Acadie!


Save the dates 

August 14 - 16, 2020

Université Sainte-Anne ,

1695, HWY 1 Church-Point , (N.S.) B0W 1M0, Canada



Atlantic Canada BBQ Championship


1695 hwy 1, Church-Point ( N.S) B0W 1M0

© 2020 by Atlantic Canada BBQ championship. 


For more information about the event, feel free to contact us.

E-mail: Atlanticbbqsociety@gmail.com