KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Barbeque Society has named it's 2019 winning pitmasters.
Over 2,600 pitmasters from across the United States and in 42 countries competed in the KCBS 2019 Team of the Year chase, and the opportunity to be recognized as some of the top barbeque pitmasters in the world.
Husband and wife pitmaster team, Matt and Sarah Walker of Boomerang BBQ, took first place as Grand Champions out of 2,615 teams.
The Lubbock, Tx. based team swept all 4 meat categories, coming in first place in points for Chicken, Pork Ribs, Pork and Brisket.
Matt also took home KCBS Rib King in the 2018 chase,his wife Sarah took home KCBS Rib Queen in 2019.
B-S BBQ Outlaws, led by pitmaster Bobby Stanfiel, took home Reserve Grand Champion.
Also in the worldwide top 10 overall was local Kansas City fan favorite, Joe Pearce of Slaps BBQ.