The competitors seem to hit hiccups on their way to the finish line.
Competition BBQ sauce is typically different than most hometown sauces.
Rob "Rub" Bagby needs to make a meatloaf glaze, but he has never made one before and forgot he needed one!
Johnny thinks that he found the winning formula, but Danielle thinks otherwise.
Once the wings are cooked, they need some sauce!
There are many ways to go about cutting and cooking your chicken wings. Which one works best for you?
Kentucky BBQ experts discuss the methods they use in their cooking dip.
Mark West, Rod Gray, and Corey Brinson like to "butter up" their ribs.
In this competition, the BBQ pits themselves are being judged, as well. The pitmasters have to not only cook great BBQ, but also wine and dine the judges to victory.
Joe Pearce of Squeal Like a Pig BBQ is a young competitor with a lot of passion for showing that he is the best Kansas City has to offer.
BBQ Pitmasters veterans Robby Royal and Eric Thomas face off against newcomer John Ley in this Georgia-style contest to see who can grill the best salmon and move on to win a shot at becoming BBQ Pitmaster Grand Champion.
Robby Royal from Rescue Smokers returns for a chance at redemption after his loss in last season's semi-finals.
Stump, Moe and Michael like to slow cook their BBQ, which will keep them up all night in this competition.
Old-timer Carl Lewis of Big Show Barbeque is no slouch, having beat judge Myron Mixon in a rib competition in 2004. Now, Carl plans to show these youngsters how it's done!
Myron and Moe both have their own secret ingredients.
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