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World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest

Status: Updated 4/22/2020

locator Tom Lee Park, Banks of Mississippi River
Memphis, TN 38103

September - October 2021 (dates not updated) ?
World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest
World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest, part of Memphis in May International Festival. Features more than 200 teams from across the U.S. and around the world competing for more than $115,000 in cash prizes. Teams cannot serve the public, but barbecue can be enjoyed with tickets to BBQ Alley (just $15): 5 barbecue restaurants cooking plus the Big Green Egg Cooking Team.
  • Admission: $11 - $12
  • Days/­Hours Open: Wed 11am‑10pm, Thu 11am‑10pm, Fri 10am‑10pm, Sat 10am‑10pm
  • Address: Go Pro to view
  • Entertainment: 1 stage - National, Regional, Local. Music: CY RK Variety ??
  • Other Activities: bbq contest, ms. piggie contest, barbecue sauce wrestling
  • Attendance: 75,000
    # Food Booths: tba
    Food Fee: Go Pro to view
  • # of Exhi­bitors: na
    Juried: no
    Prize Money: na
    Exhib. Fee: Go Pro to view
  • Deadlines: Art & Craft: na
    Music: until full
    Food: until full 
  • Promoter: Memphis in May International Festival, Inc. ^ This is a VIP Promoter!
  • Show Dir.: Festival Office
    Show Dir. Ph.: Go Pro to view
  • Email / contact: Go Pro to view
    Web: Go Pro to view

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