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During the Jiggy with the Piggy Festival, May 4-5, 2018, the teams participating in the Kansas City Barbeque Society competition also competed in a dessert contest. A hundred community leaders judged the competition on Friday night.

This year’s dessert champions are:

Appearance
1st Place – Some R Swine from Summerville, SC
2nd Place – Smoke N Brew Mafia from Asheboro, NC
3rd Place (tie) – Big Dog BBQ VA from Virginia Beach, VA & Newsomes BBQ from Rockwell, NC
4th Place (tie) – K&D Smokers from Winston- Salem , NC and Pig on Fire from Woodruff, SC
5th Place (tie) – Karate Pigs from Raleigh, NC & Old Colony Smokehouse from Edenton, NC
6th Place – JL Smokers from Salisbury, NC
7th Place (tie) – Creekside Smokers NC from Hickory, NC & Swine Song from Statesville, NC

Taste
1st Place – Creekside Smokers NC from Hickory, NC
2nd Place – Some R Swine from Summerville, SC
3rd Place – Big Money BBQ from Clayton, NC
4th Place (tie) – K&D Smokers from Winston- Salem, NC and Big Dog BBQ VA from Virginia Beach, VA
5th Place (tie) – Karate Pigs from Raleigh, NC & Old Colony Smokehouse from Edenton, NC
6th Place – Redneck Scientific from Apex, NC
7th Place – JL Smokers from Salisbury, NC
8th Place – House of Smoke from Kannapolis, NC


City of Kannapolis employees also joined in the fun by competing for best dessert honors in a separate competition also judged by community leaders.

Employee Winners are;

Appearance
1st Place – Tina Cline
2nd Place – Oliver Klutz
3rd Place – Ginger Overcash

Taste
1st Place – Tina Cline
2nd Place – Oliver Klutz
3rd Place Tie – Irene Sacks, Heather Buckelew