NATIONALLY AWARDED

"Nothing better than having our food judged in the Kansas City BBQ Society Sanctioned Competition"

Spitfire Bar & Grill has a competition BBQ team that competes in Kansas City BBQ Society sanctioned contests throughout the nation.  Judges must have agreed that Spitfire stands for “Food With Attitude” since the team has won many awards some of which are displayed in the trophy case at our restaurant.

"Watch for us at the Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational"

Grand and Reserve Champions are awarded at each competition along with winners in the four meat categories.

Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational Barbecue

1st Place Jack Daniel's Chicken Category

The highlight of the competitive BBQ season is the Annual Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational in Lynchburg, Tennessee.  A team must be the current grand champion at a state championship competition to even be considered for an invitation to the big event.  Spitfire was chosen to compete in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2018.

OVERALL RESULTS
  • 2018 Reserve Champion - Big Island BBQ - Albert Lea, MN
  • 2018 Grand Champion - Keepers of the Fire - Mayetta, KS
  • 2018 Reserve Champion - Apple Blossoms Bar-B-Q - St. Joseph, MO
  • 2018 Reserve Champion - Back to Mayberry, Rodney, IA
  • 2017 Grand Champion - Tri City BBQ Fest - Denison, IA
  • 2017 Reserve Champion - Nebraska BBQ Championship - Omaha, NE
  • 2017 Reserve Champion - Big Island BBQ - Albert Lea, MN
  • 2017 Reserve Champion - BBQ in the Badlands - Glendive, MT
  •  2017 3rd Place - Mankato Cookout Day 2 - Mankato MN
  •  2017 4th Place - Mankato Cookout Day 1 - Mankato, MN
  •  2017 4th Place - Central Iowa Expo BBQ - Boone, IA
  •  2017 4th Place - Wheels ‘n Squeals - Beresford, SD
  • 2016 Reserve Champion - Smokin’ Gobbler Cook-Off - Worthington, MN
  •  2016 4th Place - Mankato Cookout - Mankato, MN
  •  2016 4th Place - Cowtown Cook-Off - Miles City, MT
  •  2016 4th Place - Cookin’ on Kampeska - Watertown, SD
  • 2015 Grand Champion - The Rushmore Cup Championship BBQ Series - SD
  • 2015 Grand Champion - Minnesota in May - St. Paul, MN
  • 2015 Grand Champion - Annual State BBQ Championship of NE - Ralston, NE
  • 2015 Grand Champion - Big Buffalo Crossing BBQ - Munfordville, KY
  • 2015 Reserve Champion - Back to Mayberry BBQ - Whiting, IA
  • 2015 Reserve Champion - Cookin' on Kampeksa - Watertown, SD
  • 2015 Reserve Champion - Hill City Wine, Brew & BBQ - Hill City, SD
  • 2015 Reserve Champion - Big Island BBQ - Albert Lea, MN
  • 2015 Reserve Champion - Ribs, Rods & Rock'n Roll - Vermillion, SD
  • 2015 Reserve Champion - Taste of Autumn BBQ - Spearfish, SD
  •  2015 3rd Place - Bend of the River Cookout - Mankato, MN
  •  2015 3rd Place - Cowtown Cook-Off - Miles City, MT
  •  2015 3rd Place - Aksarben Stock Show & Rodeo - Omaha, NE
  • 2014 Grand Champion - Madelia Blazin' BBQ Blast - Madelia, MN
  • 2014 Grand Champion - Taste of Autumn BBQ Cookoff - Spearfish, SD
  • 2014 Reserve Champion - Minnesota in May- St. Paul, MN
  • 2014 Reserve Champion - Cookin' on Kampeska - Watertown, SD
  • 2014 Reserve Champion - Sam's Club National BBQ Tour - Des Moines, IA
  • 2014 Reserve Champion - Smokin' Gobbler Cook-off - Worthington, MN
  •  2014 3rd Place - WinnaVegas Rib Master Classic - Sloan, IA
  •  2014 4th Place - Cowtown Cook-off - Miles City, MT
  •  2014 4th Place - Great Northern BBQ Cook-off - Brainerd, MN
  • 2013 Grand Champion - BBQ in the Bluffs - Council Bluffs, IA
  • 2013 Grand Champion - Bend of the River Cookout - Mankato, MN
  • 2013 Reserve Champion - Treasure Island International BBQ - Welch, MN
  • 2013 Reserve Champion - 4th of July Celebration BBQ - Whiting, IA
  • 2013 Reserve Champion - Madelia Blazin' BBQ Blast - Madelia, MN
  • 2013 Reserve Champion - Cookin' on Kampeska - Watertown, SD
  • 2013 Grand Champion - Ribs, Rods & Rock'n Roll - Vermillion, SD
  • 2013 Grand Champion - Big Buffalo Crossing BBQ - Munfordville, KY
  • 2013 Reserve Champion - Great Northern BBQ Cook-off - Brainerd, MN
  • 2013 Reserve Champion - Smokefest - Marshall, MN
  • 2013 Reserve Champion - Taste of Autumn BBQ Cookoff - Spearfish, SD
  •  2013 3rd Place - The Med-City BBQ - Rochester, MN
  •  2013 3rd Place - Big Island BBQ - Albert Lea, MN
  • 2012 Grand Champion - Minnesota Iowa Border Battle
  • 2012 Grand Champion - Minnesota in May - Faribault, MN
  • 2012 Grand Champion - SD State Championship - Huron, SD
  • 2012 Grand Champion - Lakefest BBQ - Storm Lake, IA
  • 2012 Reserve Champion - Smokin' on the Prairie - Gillette, WY
  •  2012 3rd Place - Septemberfest BBQ - Omaha, NE
  •  2012 4th Place - SMSU Smokefest - Marshall, MN
  •  2012 4th Place - Ak-Sar-Ben's River City Roundup - Omaha, NE
  • 2011 Grand Champion - Smokin' in the Junction - West Des Moines, IA
  •  2011 3rd Place - SMSU Smokefest - Marshall, MN
  •  2011 3rd Place - SD State Championship - Huron, SD
  •  2011 4th Place - Ribs, Rods & Rock'n Roll - Vermillion, SD
  •  2011 4th Place - Big Island BBQ - Albert Lea, MN
  •  2011 4th Place - Ribapalooza - Sauk Rapids, MN
  •  2011 4th Place - Ak-Sar-Ben's River City Roundup - Omaha, NE
  •  2011 7th Place - 23rd Annual Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational - Lynchburg, TN
  • 2010 Grand Champion - 19th Annual State of Nebraska BBQ Contest - LaPlatte, NE
  • 2010 Reserve Champion - Ribapalooza - Sauk Rapids, MN
  • 2009 Grand Champion - Great Aberdeen Cook-Off - Aberdeen, SD
  •  2009 3rd Place - BBQ in the Bluffs - Council Bluffs, IA
  •  2009 6th Place - 21st Annual Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational - Lynchburg, TN
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“Spitfire Bar & Grill, locally owned and operated, is a proud member of the West Fargo community.”

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