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Thank you for a fantastic 2016! We will begin announcing our 2017 Festival dates in August

  • #WCBCC17 Logo Revealed Thursday, September 8, 2016
    The sweet smell of BBQ will be drifting through the Memphis air during the middle of May once again in 2017. The 40th anniversary of the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest will take place...
  • WCBCC16 - Grand Champion and Final Results Monday, May 16, 2016
    Jack’s Old South Named Grand Champion of the 2016 Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest May 14, 2016 (Memphis, TN): Final Results of the 2016 Memphis in May World Championshi...
  • Welcome to the 2016 World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest Tuesday, May 10, 2016
    235 competition teams. 22 States. 5 Foreign Countries. ONE GRAND CHAMPION. The planet’s most prestigious barbecue cooking competition, the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Conte...
  • Memphis Named Best Place in World for Barbecue Tuesday, April 12, 2016
    Memphis was named the best place in the world for barbecue by Matador Network earlier today. The article, entitled "14 Best Places In The World For Barbecue", included Louisville, Ky., O'ahu, Hi., Fl...
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