BBQ, Boots, & Brew

April 9, 2022
We are excited to announce SCRM’s 2nd Annual KCBS BBQ Competition – BBQ, Boots, and Brew: a  KCBS Sanctioned Master’s Series BBQ Competition– and invite you to participate!

The Southern California Railway Museum (SCRM) is excited to announce our 2nd Annual BBQ Competition Event – BBQ, Boots and Brew: a KCBS Sanctioned Master’s Series BBQ Competition!

Join us for a day full of amazing BBQ, unique craft beer, and live music. SCRM is inviting competitive BBQ teams to showcase some of their very best BBQ for a chance to win 1st place and earn points toward larger BBQ Competitions like the Jack Daniel’s World Championship. And, what would BBQ be without beer? For this reason SCRM has invited some of the finest craft breweries our Inland Empire Region has to offer.

In addition to the delicious food and drink we will have available this event will also feature Live Music performances, and of course we will be operating our historic trains.

There is really something for everyone at this event!


Master’s Series Contest has 4 main categories. Chicken, Pork Ribs, Pork, and Brisket. The cooking source at a Master Series shall be of wood, wood pellets or charcoal. KCBS Rules and regulations apply. Master Series are eligible for American Royal and Jack Daniels World Championship, upon meeting qualifying criteria. In addition, all teams who participate in a Master Series earn points towards KCBS Team of the Year awards presented at KCBS’s annual banquet.

People’s Choice – KCBS Master’s Series Contestants as well as those not competing for the World Championship are also eligible to take part in the People’s Choice Competition. Please view additional information and download Team Application below.

2021 Competing BBQ Teams:

2021 Participating Breweries:


5th Gear BBQ

7 Sins BBQ

Ant’s Backyard BBQ

Big Poppa Smokers

Big Red BBQ


Bull Market BBQ

El Titi Carnitas & BBQ

Gettin’ Blasted

Hickory & Spice BBQ

Howzit BBQ

Lady of Q

Meat Candy Q

One Thumb Barbeque

Pike’s Iron Wagon

Rock Band BBQ

Semper Smokin’

Seven Sins BBQ

Simply Marvelous BBQ

Smoke & Swill

Smokified Que

Smokin’Volts BBQ

The BBQ Asylum

The Brisket Brothers

Two Brother’s Barbeque

Upcoming Dates
April 9, 2022

SoCal Railway Museum
2201 S A. Street, Perris, CA 92570

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  • Adult Ages 21+ – $35 Admission which includes Parking, Event Entry & Open Exhibits, Train Rides, 2 Included BBQ Tastings and 2 Included Beer Tastings.
  • Adult Ages 12-20 or Alcohol-Free – $25 Admission includes Parking, Event Entry & Open Exhibits, Train Rides, 2 Included BBQ Tastings
  • Child Ages 4-11- $15 Admission includes Event Entry & Open Exhibits, Train Rides, 1 Included BBQ Tasting. (Children 3 & under FREE)


In accordance with the Southern California Railway Museum’s ongoing safety initiatives we ask all visitors to observe the following while in event attendance:
  • Wear a face covering at all times
  • Maintain social distance whenever possible
  • Self-assess prior to visit, and do not attend the event if you are exhibiting any COVID related symptoms