IBCA Sanctioning

Requirements to sanction with IBCA:

SANCTIONED COOK-OFF – Any cook-off event with at least 11 teams, having paid the required request for sanctioning fee. Any event that fails to meet sanctioning requirements for two consecutive years, may not be eligible for re-sanctioning.

NOTE: The minimum required trays of each listed IBCA meat to be turned in at any sanctioned event shall be 11. If an IBCA meat category does not meet the minimum required tray count during the turn in window, then the event shall no longer qualify as an IBCA sanctioned event.

This must be received 90 DAYS prior to your cook-off.

Please fill out the form below and you will also need to pay a non-refundable payment of $105.00.

Contest Sanctioning Request

Primary Contact Information

Basic Event Information

Event Address *
Event Address

Event Details

Once you click the "Submit" button below you will be taken to PayPal to process your $105.00 payment. Thank you!

All information that you receive from International Bar-B-Que Cookers Association is for one event use and may not be used, transferred to another Organization and / or Individual.

Payment for the $4.00/per cook team, and Judge(s) payment, must be received on the day of your Event, prior to awards, in the form of Checks, Cash or Money Orders made payable to IBCA and / or the Head Judge(s).

By signing this Agreement, the Cook off and/ or Person requesting Sanctioning, does hereby agree to pay all fees for services of International Bar-B-Que Cookers Association, including, but not limited to attorneys’ fees, costs and expenses for the breach of this Agreement or any of its’ provisions, and further agrees to abide by the Rules and Regulations of International Bar-B-Que Cookers Association.

Agreement *

You will be sent a complete new Promoter’s Book and updated IBCA membership mail list.  Judging trays will be furnished by the IBCA Head Judge at the cost of $0.50 per Styrofoam container (If large trays are used, cost per container of $1.00 each).

A completed Form 99, Entry List, Form 105, and Winner’s List, along with $4.00 per cook, must be received no later than 15 days after the event. 

*Note: Head Judges expenses (mileage & hotel).