Cowboy Charcoal announced its first finalist for the 2018 Fire & Ice Women’s Barbeque Series. Jackie Milligan and her team, Team Chupacabra, snagged the first Fire & Ice’s HOT PASS at TURN N’ BURN in Pleasanton, Texas. As the highest scoring female pitmaster at the competition, Milligan was awarded a finalist spot to compete in the Fire & Ice Women’s Barbeque championship at the World Food Championships in Orange Beach, Alabama in November, $1,000 prize check and travel stipend. 

Want to get in on this hot action? This year, there are two ways to become a finalist!

1. KCBS Lady-Led BBQ Team?* Register here to participate in the POINTS CHASE!


2. Receive a Cowboy Charcoal HOT PASS** by being the highest scoring Lady-Led BBQ Team at one of these Fire & Ice Women's Championship Barbeque Series Qualifying Events:

        • March 8 - 11 Turn n' Burn in Pleasanton - Pleasanton, Texas - Hot Pass Winner: Jackie Milligan

        • April 20 - 21 - Suncoast BBQ and Bluegrass Bash - Venice, Florida

        • May 16 - 19 - Memphis in May - Memphis, Tennessee

        • Sept 13 - 16 - American Royal - Kansas City, Missouri

        • Check back for the 5th and final HOT PASS event to be announced!

*Teams participating in the POINTS CHASE are required to be registered and current KCBS members.

**Teams competing in the HOT PASS QUALIFYING EVENTS are NOT REQUIRED to be KCBS members." 

Final Results

Click here to view the results from the 2017 championship event!


Points Race Leaderboard

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Key Dates

Series Points Chase Begins
January 1, 2018
Registration Period
March 1 - May 31, 2018
Series Points Chase Ends
September 16, 2018
Series Final/World BBQ Championship
November 9-11, 2018