MEMPHIS, TN, December 7, 2022 – Memphis in May officials have announced that Tickets are now on sale for the most prestigious barbecue cooking contest on the planet, the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest. The 45th edition of the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest will be held May 17-20, 2023, returning to its riverfront home in Tom Lee Park, downtown Memphis.
The World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest is the largest pork barbecue contest in the world and was featured in the nationally broadcast finale of BBQ USA on the Food Network in 2022. The competition is expected to be tough, as teams return to the river to vie for the coveted World Championship crown.
Single day, advance, General Admission tickets are $15 each
All Four-days, advance, General Admission tickets are $54 each
VIPit tickets are $549 each – limited quantity available
Make the most out of the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest by adding WCBCC experiences to any ticket including the Kingsford Tour of Champions or BBQ Alley sponsored by Big Green Egg.
TICKETS & INFORMATION: memphisinmay.org/wcbcctickets
Primary sponsors include Cattlemen’s Barbecue Sauce, Budweiser, and Kingsford.