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It’s the most serious barbecue cook-off on the globe. One hundred and sixty teams gathered Saturday at the American Royal Invitational to become world series barbecue champions.

Last year the Grand Champion was pitmaster Tuffy Stone of Virginia. He went at it again this weekend. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham and photojournalist Matt Kline tell his story. Five hundred teams will compete on Sunday in the American Royal open competition.