University Park & Ride University Park & Ride Located just 2.5 miles from the festival, you’ll avoid the crowds parking near the Fairgrounds at Liberty Park. Parking is $20 a day or $50 for the weekend. The shuttle is free and only available to people parking in the lot. University Park & Ride address: 3700 Central […]
WC Barbecue Contest
MATA Downtown Shuttle Shuttle Schedule for WCBCC22 Wednesday May 11th 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Thursday May 12th 4:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Friday May 13th 4:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturday May 12th 12:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Buses will run approximately every 20-30 minutes for pickup.
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WCBCC 2023 General Information Any COVID19 protocols that are in place at the time of the event will be enforced. Event details subject to change. The safety of our patrons and staff are our top priority. Permitted/Prohibited Items What Can I Bring? What Can’t I Bring? *These items are subject to change. Please recheck this […]
Wednesday, May 11 Gates Open: 5:00 p.m. Gates Close: 10:00 p.m. BallPark Buns Burger Eating Contest: 5:30 p.m. Featured Entertainment: Sauce Wrestling: 6:00 p.m. Little Ozzy: 8:00 p.m. Thursday, May 12 Gates Open: 11:00 a.m. Gates Close: 12:00 a.m. Kingsford Tour of Champions: 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Ms. Piggie Idol: 6:00 p.m. Awards Ceremony […]
WCBCC JUDGE Application Now Open The World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest is set for May 17 – 20, 2023! Judging sign ups for the 2023 competition are open. If you’ve earned your Memphis in May certification at any time, save your spot by registering now. Remember, we only have a limited number of spots to fill, so don’t wait! […]
2023 TEAM APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN Click the button below to submit your Team’s Application today! You will need to reference the Team Application Guide to complete the application. Team application deadline is February 17, 2023. Due to space limitations, not all applications received will be accepted. Entry preference is given to those who complete this […]
GRAND CHAMPION Click here to view full list of results. Blues Hog 2022 Awards – Pork Division Ribs Click here to view the full list of results. Shoulder Click here to view full list of results. Whole Hog Click here to view full list of results. Green Grilling Award Sweet Cheeks Kingsford Tour of Champions […]
WCBCC Ticket & Experience Information Event Details VIPit tickets are limited so grab yours before they’re gone! Here’s more information about the world’s premier barbecue cooking contest! Remember that it is a CONTEST AND NOT A FOOD FESTIVAL, meaning the barbecue being cooked here is only for the judges, the teams, and their friends, NOT […]
Chillin’ and Grillin’ at #WCBCC Returning to the riverfront and Tom Lee Park in 2023 WCBCC Teams – We do expect an increase in costs across the board next year consistent with the current inflationary environment, and our increased costs. However, the damage deposit and participation fees will be reasonable and should not prove to […]