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

  • WCBCC17 Tickets Now On Sale Friday, December 9, 2016
    Tickets for the 2017 World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest are now on sale! America's most prestigious babrbecue competition is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2017. #WCBCC1...
  • Team Applications Available for the 40th Annual World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest Tuesday, November 1, 2016
    Memphis in May International Festival has opened the application process and begun the path toward crowning the World Champion of Pork at the 2017 World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest. The 40 ...
  • WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BARBECUE COOKING CONTEST JUDGING SEMINAR DATE ANNOUNCED Wednesday, September 21, 2016
    September 20, 2016. Memphis, TN: Memphis in May International Festival will host their annual World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest Judging Seminar on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at the Holid...
  • #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...
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