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 and 2015.

OVERALL RESULTS
CHICKEN
PORK RIBS
PORK SHOULDER
BEEF BRISKET
OVERALL RESULTS
  • 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
CHICKEN
  • 2015 1st Place - Smokin' in Steele - Owatonna, MN
  • 2015 1st Place - Ribstock BBQ Festival - Millard, NE
  • 2015 1st Place - Back to Mayberry BBQ - Whiting, IA
  • 2015 1st Place - The Med-City BBQ - Rochester, MN
  • 2015 1st Place - Big Buffalo Crossing BBQ - Munfordville, KY
  •  2015 2nd Place - Best Dam Barbeque Contest - Smithville, MO
  •  2015 2nd Place - SD BBQ Championship - Huron, SD
  •  2015 2nd Place - 23rd Annual State BBQ Championship of NE - Ralston, NE
  •  2015 2nd Place - Aksarben Stock Show & Rodeo - Omaha, NE
  •  2015 2nd Place - Sam's Club National BBQ Tour - Des Moines, IA
  •  2015 2nd Place - Central Iowa Expo - Boone, IA
  • 2014 1st Place - Sam's Club National BBQ Tour - Bentonville, AR
  • 2014 1st Place - Big Buffalo Crossing BBQ - Munfordville, KY
  •  2014 2nd Place - SD State Championship - Huron, SD
  •  2014 2nd Place - Septemberfest BBQ - Omaha, NE
  •  2014 2nd Place - WinnaVegas Rib Master Classic - Sloan, IA
  •  2014 3rd Place - Taste of Autumn BBQ Cookoff - Spearfish, SD
  •  2014 4th Place - Bend of the River Cookout - Mankato, MN
  • 2013 1st Place - Bend of the River Cookout - Mankato, MN
  • 2013 1st Place - 4th of July Celebration BBQ - Whiting, IA
  • 2013 1st Place - Madelia Blazin' BBQ Blast - Madelia, MN
  • 2013 1st Place - Up in Smoke BBQ Bash - Mason City, IA
  • 2013 1st Place - Smokefest - Marshall, MN
  • 2013 1st Place - Taste of Autumn BBQ Cookoff - Spearfish, SD
  •  2013 2nd Place - Great Northern BBQ Cook-off - Brainerd, MN
  •  2013 4th Place - The Med-City BBQ - Rochester, MN
  •  2013 4th Place - Ribs, Rods & Rock'n Roll - Vermillion, SD
  • 2012 1st Place - SD State Championship - Huron, SD
  •  2012 2nd Place - 4th of July Celebration BBQ - Whiting, IA
  •  2012 2nd Place - Ak-Sar-Ben's River City Roundup - Omaha, NE
  •  2012 3rd Place - Smokin' on the Prairie - Gillette, WY
  •  2012 3rd Place - Big Island BBQ - Albert Lea, MN
  •  2012 3rd Place - Ribs, Rods & Rock'n Roll - Vermillion, SD
  •  2012 4th Place - SMSU Smokefest - Marshall, MN
  • 2011 1st Place - 23rd Annual Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational - Lynchburg, TN
  • 2011 1st Place - Blazing Belmont BBQ - Shakopee, MN
  •  2011 2nd Place - SD State Championship - Huron, SD
  •  2011 3rd Place - BBQ in the Bluffs - Council Bluffs, IA
  • 2010 1st Place - Ribapalooza - Sauk Rapids, MN
  • 2010 1st Place - Eagle Days BBQ Cook-Off - Eagle, NE
  • 2010 1st Place -19th Annual State of Nebraska BBQ Contest - LaPlatte, NE
  •  2010 3rd Place - Smokin’ in the Junction - West Des Moines, IA
  •  2010 4th Place - SMSU Smokefest - Marshall, MN
  •  2009 2nd Place - Great Aberdeen Cook-Off - Aberdeen, SD
  •  2008 4th Place - Smokin’ in Steele - Owatonna, MN
PORK RIBS
  • 2015 1st Place - Bend of the River Cookout - Mankato, MN
  • 2015 1st Place - Smoke on the Waterfall - Redwood Falls, MN
  • 2015 1st Place - Big Buffalo Crossing BBQ - Munfordville, KY
  •  2015 2nd Place - Taste of Autmn BBQ - Spearfish, SD
  •  2015 3rd Place - BBQ in the Bluffs - Council Bluffs, IA
  •  2015 3rd Place - Minnesota in May - St. Paul, MN
  •  2015 3rd Place - Back to Mayberry BBQ - Whiting, IA
  •  2015 3rd Place - Big Island BBQ - Albert Lea, MN
  •  2015 3rd Place - Aksarben Stock Show & Rodeo - Omaha, NE
  • 2014 1st Place - Cowtown Cook-off - Miles City, MT
  • 2014 1st Place - Big Buffalo Crossing BBQ - Munfordville, KY
  •  2014 2nd Place - Minnesota in May - St. Paul, MN
  •  2014 2nd Place - SD BBQ Championship - Huron, SD
  •  2014 2nd Place - Septemberfest BBQ - Omaha, NE
  •  2014 3rd Place - Whiting BBQ Cookoff - Whiting, IA
  •  2014 3rd Place - Taste of Autumn BBQ Cookoff - Spearfish, SD
  •  2014 3rd Place - Madelia Blazin' BBQ Blast - Madelia, MN
  •  2014 4th Place - Sam's Club National BBQ Tour - Des Moines, IA
  •  2014 4th Place - Ribs, Rods & Rock'n Roll - Vermillion, SD
  • 2013 1st Place - Big Buffalo Crossing BBQ - Munfordville, KY
  •  2013 2nd Place - Bend of the River Cookout - Mankato, MN
  •  2013 3rd Place - Treasure Island International BBQ - Welch, MN
  •  2013 3rd Place - Madelia Blazin' BBQ Blast - Medelia, MN
  •  2013 3rd Place - Cookin' on Kampeska - Watertown, SD
  •  2013 2nd Place - Great Northern BBQ Cook-off - Brainerd, MN
  •  2013 2nd Place - Big Island BBQ - Albert Lea, MN
  •  2013 2nd Place - The Med-City BBQ - Rochester, MN
  •  2012 2nd Place - SD State Championship - Huron, SD
  •  2012 4th Place - SMSU Smokefest - Marshall, MN
  • 2011 1st Place - All American BBQ Bash - Ames, IA
  •  2011 2nd Place - Ribs, Rods & Rock'n Roll - Vermillion, SD
  •  2011 3rd Place - Smokin’ in the Junction - West Des Moines, IA
  •  2011 3rd Place - SMSU Smokefest - Marshall, MN
  •  2011 4th Place - The Med-City BBQ - Rochester, MN
  •  2010 2nd Place - Big Island BBQ - Albert Lea, MN
  •  2009 3rd Place - 21st Annual Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitation - Lynchburg, TN
  •  2008 4th Place - SD State Championship - Huron, SD
PORK SHOULDER
  • 2015 1st Place - Cookin' on Kampeska - Watertown, SD
  • 2015 1st Place - Hill City Wine, Brew & BBQ - Hill City, SD
  • 2015 1st Place - Taste of Autumn BBQ - Spearfish, SD
  •  2015 2nd Place - Smoke on the Waterfall - Redwood Falls, MN
  •  2015 2nd Place - 23rd Annual State BBQ Championship of Nebraska - Ralston, NE
  •  2015 3rd Place - Cowtown Cook-Off - Miles City, MT
  •  2015 3rd Place - Ribs, Rods & Rock'n Roll - Vermillion, SD
  •  2015 4th Place - Apple Blossom BBQ Contest - St. Joseph, MO
  • 2014 1st Place - Central Iowa Expo - Boone, IA
  • 2014 1st Place - Madelia Blazin' BBQ Blast - Medelia, MN
  • 2014 1st Place - Cookin' on Kampeska - Watertown, SD
  •  2014 2nd Place - Red, White and BBQ - Westmont, IL
  •  2014 2nd Place - Sam's Club National BBQ Tour - Des Moines, IA
  •  2014 2nd Place - BBQ in the Bluffs - Council Bluffs, IA
  •  2014 4th Place - Smokin' Gobbler Cook-off - Worthington, MN
  •  2014 4th Place - Taste of Autumn BBQ Cookoff - Spearfish, SD
  •  2014 4th Place - Red, White and BBQ 2 - Westmont, IL
  • 2013 1st Place - BBQ in the Bluffs - Council Bluffs, IA
  • 2013 1st Place - Smoking Knights - Hutchinson, MN
  • 2013 1st Place - Bend of the River Cookout - Mankato, MN
  • 2013 1st Place - Blazin' BBQ Blast - Medelia, MN
  • 2013 1st Place - Big Island BBQ - Albert Lea, MN
  • 2013 1st Place - Septemberfest BBQ - Omaha, NE
  •  2013 2nd Place - Ribs, Rods & Rock'n Roll - Vermillion, SD
  •  2013 2nd Place - Taste of Autumn BBQ Cookoff - Spearfish, SD
  •  2013 2nd Place - Ak-Sar-Ben's River City Roundup - Omaha, NE
  •  2013 3rd Place - Smokin' Gobbler Cook-off - Worthington, MN
  •  2012 4th Place - Big Buffalo Crossing BBQ - Munfordville, KY
  •  2013 4th Place - The Med-City BBQ - Rochester, MN
  •  2013 4th Place - Treasure Island International BBQ - Welch, MN
  • 2012 1st Place - Smoke in the Spring - Osage City, KS
  • 2012 1st Place - Minnesota in May -Faribault, MN
  • 2012 1st Place - Ak-Sar-Ben's River City Roundup - Omaha, NE
  •  2012 2nd Place - SD State Championship - Huron, SD
  •  2012 2nd Place - BBQ in the Bluffs - Council Bluffs, IA
  •  2012 3rd Place - Big Island BBQ - Albert Lea, MN
  •  2012 4th Place - Smokin' on the Prairie - Gillette, WY
  •  2012 8th Place - 24th Annual Jack Daniel's World Championship invitational - Lynchburg, TN
  • 2011 1st Place - Ribapalooza - Sauk Rapids, MN
  •  2011 2nd Place - Ak-Sar-Ben’s River City Roundup - Omaha, NE
  •  2011 3rd Place - Minnesota in May - Faribault, MN
  •  2011 4th Place - Ribs, Rods & Rock'n Roll - Vermillion, SD
  •  2010 4th Place - Ribapalooza - Sauk Rapids, MN
  • 2009 1st Place - BBQ in the Bluffs - Council Bluffs, IA
  •  2009 3rd Place - SD State Championship - Huron, SD
  •  2008 4th Place - Smokin’ in Steele - Owatonna, MN
BEEF BRISKET
  • 2015 1st Place - 23rd Annual BBQ Championship of Nebraska - Ralston, NE
  •  2015 2nd Place - Big Island BBQ - Albert Lea, MN
  •  2015 3rd Place - Ribs, Rods & Rock'n Roll - Vermillion, SD
  •  2015 3rd Place - Taste of Autumn BBQ - Spearfish, SD
  •  2015 4th Place - Central Iowa Expo - Boone, IA
  •  2015 4th Place - Hill City Wine, Brew & BBQ - Hill City, SD
  •  2015 4th Place - Aksarben Stock Show & Rodeo - Omaha, NE
  • 2014 1st Place - Madelia Blazin' BBQ Blast - Madelia, MN
  •  2014 2nd Place - Cookin' on Kampeska - Watertown, SD
  •  2014 3rd Place - Minnesota in May - St. Paul, MN
  •  2014 3rd Place - Great Northern BBQ Cook-off - Brainerd, MN
  •  2014 4th Place - Cowtown Cook-off - Miles City, MT
  •  2014 4th Place - Smokin' Gobbler Cook-off - Worthington, MN
  •  2013 2nd Place - Cookin' on Kampeska - Watertown, SD
  •  2013 3rd Place - Great Northern BBQ Cook-off - Brainerd, MN
  •  2013 3rd Place - Ribs, Rods & Rock'n Roll - Vermillion, SD
  •  2013 4th Place - Smokefest - Marshall, MN
  •  2013 4th Place - Big Buffalo Crossing BBQ - Munfordville, KY
  • 2012 1st Place - Lakefest BBQ - Storm Lake, IA
  • 2012 1st Place - Smokin' on the Prairie - Gillette, WY
  •  2012 4th Place - 4th of July Celebration BBQ - Whiting, IA
  •  2012 4th Place - Smokin' Gobbler Barbecue - Worthington, MN
  • 2011 1st Place - Smokin’ in the Junction - West Des Moines, IA
  •  2011 3rd Place - SD State Championship - Huron, SD
  •  2011 4th Place - Big Island BBQ - Albert Lea, MN
  • 2010 1st Place -19th Annual State of Nebraska BBQ Contest - LaPlatte, NE
  •  2010 2nd Place - O’Town BBQ Showdown - Ottumwa, IA
  •  2010 4th Place - SD State Championship - Huron, SD
  •  2010 4th Place - Ribapalooza - Sauk Rapids, MN
  •  2010 4th Place - The Med-City BBQ - Rochester, MN
  • 2009 1st Place - Great Aberdeen Cook-Off - Aberdeen, SD
  •  2009 3rd Place - Ribs Rods & Rock’n Roll - Vermillion, SD
  •  2009 4th Place -18th Annual State of Nebraska BBQ Contest - LaPlatte, NE
“Spitfire Bar & Grill, locally owned and operated, is a proud member of the West Fargo community.”

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