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Teams from over 25 states and several different countries join the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest ranks every year for one reason - to live the first-hand experience of the greatest BBQ party on the planet. Teams compete in four different categories during the contest including whole hog, shoulder, rib and patio porker. Round up your buddies or coworkers, we're serious about barbecue 'round here.

The 41st annual World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest takes place May 16-19, 2018. Don't miss it!

Official #WCBCC18 Entry Form

The largest prize purse in the history of the championship is at stake. All competition categories (whole hog, shoulder, and ribs), along with Patio Porkers, will see higher prize payouts. Don’t miss your chance to join our Wall of Champions as the next World Champion!

The team application for the 2018 World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest can be filled out below or downloaded here.

If you're looking for additional information on what it means to compete at #WCBCC18, download the team manual by clicking here.

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