BBQ Competition

Thank you for another great Jiggy with a Piggy Festival. Here is a link to photos from the festival  -

Prize Money: KCBS Purse $15,400
Total Purse (Includes Ancillary contest/People Choice): $17,850
Grand Champion: $1,500 + trophy + free entry into 2019 Jiggy with the Piggy
Reserve Grand: $1,000 + trophy + free entry into 2019 Jiggy with the Piggy
3rd Overall: $750 + trophy
4th Overall: $500
5th Overall: $250
Highest Scoring Cabarrus/Rowan County Resident $250 (one winner)

Categories: Chicken, Pork Ribs, Pork, Brisket
1st Place: $750 + trophy
2nd Place: $600 + sign
3rd Place: $500 + sign
4th Place: $300 + sign
5th Place: $200 + sign
6th Place: $100
7th Place: $100
8th Place: $100
9th Place: $100
10th Place: $100 

Ancillary Categories (All FREE Entries):
People's Choice Pork Champion: 1st place $300 + etched trophy; 2nd place $200; 3rd place $100; 4th place $100; 5th place $100

People's Choice Wing Champion: 1st place $300 + etched trophy; 2nd place $200; 3rd place $100, New for 2018: 4th place $100, 5th place $100

Dessert Champion Appearance: 1st place $150, New for 2018: 2nd place $100, 3rd place $50

Dessert Champion Taste: 1st place $150, New for 2018: 2nd place $100, 3rd place $50

71 Confirmed Teams
2 Guys And a Chick - Archdale, NC
5 Alarm BBQ - Teaneck, NJ
Baloney Joe's - Mooresville, NC
Banjoman's BBQ - Cornelius, NC
Bayou Poker Smokers - Denver, NC
BBQ Junkies - Oakboro, NC
Big Dog BBQ VA - Virginia Beach, VA
Big Money BBQ - Clayton, NC
Bobo's Que - Clayton, NC
Brother In Law BBQ Team - Fletcher, NC
Caroline Smoke - Tarboro, NC
Cattail Q - Zebulon, NC
Checkered Pig - Martinsville, VA
Creekside Smokers NC - Hickory, NC
e²BBQ - Richmond, VA
EB's Bar-B-Que - Charlotte, NC
Fatheads BBQ - Albemarle, NC
Flying Monkeys BBQ - Kannapolis, NC
Grate Smoke - Chesapeake, VA
Grilln' Thyme - Winterville, NC
Hawlin Buttz BBQ - Mount Holly, NC
Hickory Barbeque Company - Shelby, NC
Holt Brothers BBQ - Charlotte, NC
Holy Smoke BBQ NC - Ayden, NC
House of Smoke - Kannapolis, NC
JL Smokers - Salisbury, NC
K&D Smokers - Winston Salem, NC
Karate Pigs - Raleigh, NC
Lady of Q - Ramona, CA
McAdoo Heights BBQ - Greensboro, NC
Midnight Burn - Pisgah Forest, NC
Muttley Crew - Apex, NC (2017 Defending Reserve Grand Champion)
Newsomes BBQ - Rockwell, NC
North Meets South BBQ - Apex, NC
Old Colony Smokehouse - Edenton, NC
Palmetto Pitmasters - Moore, SC
Papa Tink's Competition BBQ - Rockwell, NC
Pickin' Porkers - Clemmons, NC
Pig on Fire - Woodruff, SC
Porkylicious - Huntersville, NC
Q & Stew Best Ever BBQ - Oakboro, NC
Q Factor - Johnson City, TN
Redneck Scientific - Apex, NC
Robin's Pit Crew BBQ Team - Charlotte, NC
Rockwell Smokehouse BBQ - Rockwell, NC
Rocky Top BBQ - Jonesborough, TN
Rollin Smoke - Garner, NC
Rubbin-N-Grubbin Princeton, NC
Rusty's Flying Pig - Pine Level, NC
Saponi Smokers - Winston Salem, NC
Sauced! BBQ - Denver, NC
Slow Smokin BBQ NC - Candler, NC
Smoke and Brew Mafia - Asheboro, NC
Smoke Monster BBQ - Asheboro, NC
Smoke This - Hickory, NC
Smokin' Skullies - Goldsboro, NC
Smoking Butt Heads - Wellford, SC
Smoking Studs BBQ - Mooresville, NC
Some R Swine - Summerville, SC
Southern Q - Zebulon, NC
Speaks for Itself BBQ - Kings Mountain, NC
Swine Song - Statesville, NC
Team Holy Smokes - Oakboro, NC
The Gigglin' Pig BBQ - Charlotte, NC
The Sauce and All That Goes With It - Concord, NC
The Smokehouse Bandits - Stem, NC
The Smokehouse Mafia - Taylorsville, NC
Too Ashamed To Name BBQ - Cary, NC
Too Sauced - Charlotte, NC
Vicious Pig BBQ - Fayetteville, NC
Who Cares BBQ - Burnsville, NC
Wolf's Revenge - Henrico, VA (2017 Defending Grand Champion)

Jiggy with the Piggy Champion will qualify for the American Royal Invitational and Jack Daniel's Invitational.