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Barbecue Hall of Fame

January 29, 2014

 

The American Royal is seeking nominations for the Barbecue Hall of Fame®. Previous inductees have included Rich Davis, Fred Gould, Speed Herrig, Mike Mills, Carolyn Wells, Gary Wells, John Willingham, Henry Ford, Johnny Trigg, Guy Fieri, Myron Mixon, Adam Perry Lang, and George Stephen Sr. These barbecue pioneers are joined each year by three new inductees that demonstrate a crowning achievement in barbecue excellence in three distinct categories: Business/Industry, Pitmaster, and Celebrity/Humanitarian.

If you would like to nominate an individual to be considered for the Barbecue Hall of Fame, please submit their name, category, and an explanation of why their BBQ achievements are worthy of consideration to:

bbq@americanroyal.com or mail to:

American Royal Association
Attention: Kim Palmer
1701 American Royal Court
Kansas City, Missouri 64102

All submissions must be received by April 1, 2014

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