Hours & Directions
Hours of operation:
Thursday: BBQ Expo load-in from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm. Texas Hold’em Tournament check-in begins at 5:30 pm, Texas Hold’em dinner begins at 6:00 pm and tournament begins at 7:00 pm.
Friday: Contestant check-in/load-in is 8:00 am – 3:00 pm.
Gates open to the public at noon. Must have ticket or wristband.
Saturday: Gates open to the public from 9:00 am – 11:00 pm. Must have ticket or wristband.
Sunday: Food Court open from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm. Awards Ceremony at 4:00 pm.
American Royal Complex
1701 American Royal Ct.
Kansas City, MO 64102
From the Northwest: (St. Joseph):Take I-29 South to I-635 South, take I-635 South to I -70 East, take I-70 East to I-670 East, take Genessee/Wyoming/Kemper Arena exit and turn right on Genessee
From the Northeast: (Iowa, Liberty, MO)Take I-35 South to I-70 east (one half mile), take I-70 east to I-670 West (one mile), take Genessee exit – turn left on Genessee
From the West: Take I-70 East to I-670 East, exit at Genessee and turn right.
From the East: Take I-70 West to I-670 West, exit at Wyoming,/Genessee/Kemper Arena exit. Turn left on Genessee.
From the South: Take I-35 North to I-670 West, exit at Wyoming,/Genessee/Kemper Arena exit. Turn left on Genessee.