2016 World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest – Day 2 Recap

May 14, 2016

Media Inquiries: Penelope Huston / Memphis in May
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MEDIA ALERT: Winners for Ancillary Cooking Competitions Announced at
2016 Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest



May 14, 2016 (Memphis, TN): 

America’s most prestigious barbecue cooking competition, the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest announced the winners of the ancillary cooking competitions “Anything But” categories – Exotic, Beef, Seafood and Poultry; Franks Red Hot Hot Wings Competition; Cattlemen’s Best Sauce – Tomato, Mustard and Vinegar.

 

Anything But (Exotic)

1st Place                      $1,250             The Bastey Boys – Middleboro MA

2nd Place                     $600                Suspicious Rinds – Baton Rouge LA

3rd Place                      $350                Canadian BBQ Society – Dundas, Ontario, Canada

Anything But (Beef)

1st Place                      $1,250             Pitmaker-BBQ Addiction – Humble TX

2nd Place                     $600                Willingham’s  – Memphis TN              

3rd Place                      $350                Big South BBQ – Azle TX              

Anything But (Seafood)

1st Place                      $1,250             Knob Creek Smokers – Arlington TN

2nd Place                     $600                Down To Smoke (DTS) – Harlem NY

3rd Place                      $350                Uncle Murles BBQ – Cordova TN

Anything But (Poultry)

1st Place                      $1,250             Nuts N’ Butts – Louisville KY            

2nd Place                     $600                P-Funk and the Fat Back All-Starz – Cordova TN               

3rd Place                      $350                Natural Born Grillers – Southaven MS               

Cattlemen’s Best Sauce (Tomato)

1st Place                      $1,200             Prime Time BBQ – Eureka MO

2nd Place                     $600                The Grilla’s – Holland MI

3rd Place                      $350                Boofhead BBQ – Lake Forest IL

Cattlemen’s Best Sauce (Vinegar)

1st Place                      $1,200             Killer Hogs – Southaven MS

2nd Place                     $600                Cotton Pickin Porkers – Memphis TN

3rd Place                      $350                Fat Side Up – Collierville TN

Cattleman’s Best Sauce (Mustard)

1st Place                      $1,200             Salty Rinse BBQ – New York NY

2nd Place                     $600                All Star Ten Pin Porkers – Memphis TN

3rd Place                      $350                Whole Hog Cafe – Heber Springs AR

Frank’s Red Hot Hot Wings

1st Place                      $1,500             Uncle Murles BBQ – Cordova TN           

2nd Place                     $750                Smoke Masters – Bartlett TN              

3rd Place                     $500                Half-Porked – Olive Branch MS               

 

On Saturday one competitor will be named Grand Champion at the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest taking home at least $14,500 in prize money!

Final awards include: Whole Hog, Shoulder, Rib, Patio Porkers, the Kingsford Tour of Champions and Grand Champion. The award ceremony will start at 6:30 p.m. with featured entertainment Jason D. Williams taking the stage at 8 p.m.



2016 Upcoming Memphis in May International Festival Dates
World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest: May 12–14, 2016
Great American River Run: May 28, 2016
901Fest: May 228, 2016

About Memphis in May
Memphis in May International Festival is a not for profit, community-based organization, whose programs contribute more than $70 million in economic impact to the community, foster civic pride, promote awareness of Memphis heritage, and build international relationships and understanding through education.

Memphis in May International is the official Festival of the City of Memphis, and the recipient of 184 prestigious Pinnacle Awards from the International Festival and Events Association. Memphis in May International Festival was recently named the Top Festival in the Southern United States in a nationwide readers’ poll by USA Today 10 Best.



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