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!
Final Application Deadline – April 3, 2023 Pending availability.
If you’ve not earned your certification from us, we ask that you sit out in 2023. Come back to this page in the fall of 2023 and register to attend our annual Judges Seminar, which typically occurs in November. More information about the Judges Seminar will be published after May.
Thank you for your interest in learning how to judge in the super bowl of swine. However, the 2023 Judges Seminar is SOLD OUT!
Sometimes there are dropouts due to scheduling conflicts. You can join the waiting list by calling us at 901-525-4611.
Read more about the Judges Seminar below.
Successful attendees will be certified to judge starting with WCBCC 2023 and after judging for two years will become fully certified.This seminar will prepare and train judges for the 2023 competition and subsequent years. During the seminar, you’ll learn the judging process and rules, official WCBCC meat categories, scoring process, and much more. You’ll also sample barbecue from the 2022 WCBCC 1st Place Ribs Championship competition team, Heath Riles, during the simulated judging exercise.
- COST: $109.00
- DATE: Saturday, November 5, 2022
- TIME: 9:00am to 3:00pm
- LOCATION: Double Tree by Hilton (Tennessee Ballroom), 185 Union Ave., Memphis, TN 38103
- CONTACT: Email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Judges Seminar fee is non-refundable and includes WCBCC Judging Manual, training materials, sampling of competition-quality barbecue, certificate upon completion and lunch.
RESERVED ROOM RATES
For our out-of-town attendees, we have secured a discounted room rate of $139.00 per night, plus tax.
For reservations and information, contact Double Tree at 901-528-1800.
If you have any questions, please contact us at email@example.com.