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

  • 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...
  • VIP Tickets for #WCBCC16 Now Available Friday, April 1, 2016
    The 2016 World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest marks the 39th anniversary of America's most prestigious BBQ competition. The grills will be up and smokin' as the Big Hogs compete for another Gr...