BBQ Competition

Team applications now available!

Download your team application and return it today! - Click here: Team Application
(the attached w-9 must be returned with team application)

Download team information, rules & regulations!  Click here: Team Information/Schedule

Entry Fee: $300 per team (Total teams will be capped at 78)

Deadline to Register: Entries must be received by 5:00 PM Friday, April 28th

Prize Money: KCBS Purse $22,750
Total Purse (Includes Ancillary contest/People Choice): $24,500
Grand Champion: $2,000 + trophy + free entry into 2018 Jiggy with the Piggy
Reserve Grand: $1,500 + trophy + free entry into 2018 Jiggy with the Piggy
3rd Overall: $1,000 + trophy
4th Overall: $500
5th Overall: $250
Highest Scoring Cabarrus/Rowan County Resident $250 (one winner)

Pork and Rib Categories – Sponsored by: Smithfield
1st Place: $1,250 + trophy
2nd Place: $1,000 + sign
3rd Place: $750 + sign
4th Place: $550 + sign
5th Place: $450 + sign
6th Place: $300
7th Place: $300
8th Place: $300
9th Place: $300
10th Place: $300

Chicken and Beef Brisket: Categories
1st Place: $1,000 + trophy
2nd Place: $750 + 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 $200 + etched trophy; 2nd place $100; 3rd place $100 
Dessert Champion: 1st Place Appearance $150; 1st Place Taste $150

2017 Participating Teams:  (Currently 75 as of April 27th)
Sauced! BBQ - Charlotte, NC (2016 Defending Grand Champion)
The Smokehouse Mafia - Taylorsville, NC (2016 Defending Reserve Grand Champion)
Lady of Q - Ramona, CA (2016 Defending 3rd Place)
Pickin' Porkers - Clemmons, NC (Honorary Team)
EB's Bar-B-Que - Charlotte, NC
Slow Smokin BBQ NC - Candler, NC
Palmetto Pitmasters - Moore, SC
Holy Smoke BBQ NC - Ayden, NC
Midnight Burn - Pisgah Forest, NC
Muttley Crew BBQ - Apex, NC
K&D Smokers - Winston Salem, NC
Prime Barbecue - Raleigh, NC
Smoke in the Mountains - Fairview, NC
JL Custom Smokers - Salisbury, NC
The Gigglin' Pig BBQ - Charlotte, NC
Fat Heads BBQ - Albemarle, NC
Speaks For Itself BBQ - Kings Mountain, NC
Fired Up Smokers - Fremont, NC
Redneck Scientific - Clayton, NC
Swine Song - Statesville, NC
Creekside Smokers NC - Hickory, NC
Smoke & Brew Mafia - Asheboro, NC
McAdoo Heights BBQ - Greensboro, NC
MP Que & Brew Crew - Mt. Pleasant, NC
Smokin' Hillbillies - Rockwell, NC
Smoke Monster BBQ - Asheboro, NC
Still Workin On It - Blacksburg, VA
Elite BBQ Smokers - Conway, SC
Hickory Barbeque Company - Shelby, NC
The Smokehouse Bandits - Stem, NC
BBQ Junkies - Oakboro, NC
Baloney Joe's BBQ - Mooresville, NC
Big Dog BQ VA - Virginia Beach, VA
Team Holy Smokes - Oakboro, NC
Some-R-Swine - Summerville, SC
The Nekked Pig BBQ Team - Fayetteville, NC
Who Cares BBQ - Burnsville, NC
Contagious Q - Kingsport, TN
B S Pitmeisters - Boiling Springs, SC
Wolf's Revenge BBQ - Henrico, VA
Rockwell Smokehouse BBQ - Rockwell, NC
Carolina Que - Concord, NC
Butts R Us - Waxhaw, NC
Smoking Studs BBQ - Mooresville, NC
Hogfather BBQ - Concord, NC
Banjoman's BBQ - Cornelius, NC
Kickin Ash - Kannapolis, NC
Pops Backyard BBQ - Kannapolis, NC
Bangin' BBQ - Willow Springs, NC
Smoken Souls Barbecue - Franklinton, NC
Rocky Top BBQ Co. - Belmont, NC
Mac's Smoke Shop - Charlotte, NC
2 Guys and a Chick - Archdale, NC
Carolina Smoke - Tarboro, NC
Salmo + Nella - Indian Trail, NC
Keep Calm and Que On - Kannapolis, NC
Smoking Butt Heads - Wellford, SC
Hogzilla NC BBQ - Gastonia, NC
Twisted Pair BBQ - Raleigh, NC
Southern Q - Zebulon, NC
Smokin Skulllies - Goldsboro, NC
Flying Monkeys BBQ - Rockwell, NC
Pack-eyes BBQ Team - Hope Mills, NC
The Sauce and All That Goes With It - Concord, NC
Bayou Poker Smokers - Denver NC
e²BBQ - Richmond, VA
Carolina Smokin' John's BBQ - Winston Salem, NC
Bad Mother Smokers - Concord, NC
Rollin Smoke - Garner, NC
House of Smoke - Kannapolis, NC
Q-Factor - Johnson City, TN
Killer B's BBQ - Evans, GA
Q & Stew Best Ever BBQ - Oakboro, NC
Clubb's Smokehouse - Walnut Cove, NC
Porkylicious - Huntersville, NC

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