Category Archives: Contests

Feed Your Crowd with Outta the Park and Win!


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Become the Grill Mayor of 2012

Think you have what it takes to be a true master of the grill? Think you have all of the skills to master the flame? Think you have the chops to turn out perfect chops, burgers, and steaks? Well now is your chance to prove it. McCormick® has partnered with Food Network for a contest to find the Grill Mayor of 2012. Continue reading

Get in the Grillerhood — McCormick® Grill Mates® Giveaway

Every once in a while, an opportunity comes along that you simply cannot pass up. I have received such an opportunity, and I can’t wait to share it with you below. Continue reading

Day 3 of Memphis in May – Down to Business

Day 3… the day of reckoning.  This is the day when the gloves come off, and teams get down to the business of preparing turn-ins for their respective categories.  I arrived on-site around 8:00 am, and I must say our hog was looking really, really good!

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Day 2 of Memphis in May – Picking Up Speed

With day 1 of Memphis in May in the books, it’s time to move on to day 2.  The arrival this morning brought the delivery of the hogs to use for the whole hog cooking contest as well as the finishing of brisket for the beef turn-in. 

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Memphis in May Roundtable Tonight


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Proud Piggy BBQ Sauce – A Couple of Contests

Hope everyone is having a good weekend!  This blog post is going to be a quick one. Proud Piggy BBQ Sauce has a couple of promotional contests going on right now.

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Contest Recap: 2012 BBQ Capital Cook-Off — Lexington, NC

This weekend was an off weekend for me, so I decided to go and check out the 2012 BBQ Capital Cook-Off in Lexington, NC.  This contest is about an hour from where I live.  This contest featured 50 teams from all over the country (and the world, but I’ll get to that later).

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Contest Recap: Kings Mountain Firehouse BBQ Contest

This past Saturday was a day that I have had circled on my calendar for most of the winter so far.  It was the day that this BBQ judge came out of hibernation and got to taste BBQ from some of the best BBQ competition teams in the region.  This past Saturday was the 16th Annual Kings Mountain Firehouse BBQ Contest.  Forty three teams from the Carolinas, Virginia, Tennessee, Georgia, and other states participated in this contest.  The weather was perfect for the competition (with the exception of a small shower that came down well after turn-ins were complete).

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Draper’s BBQ Grand Champion Giveaway

JUST UPDATED!!! Contest extended!

A lot of exciting things are going on with Draper’s BBQ!  Shane has just launched his new online store, and he has just released his Moo’d Enhancer beef rub.  Sounds like a reason to celebrate and do a giveaway!  We’ve got a great prize for one lucky contestant!


Pictured above is Draper’s “Grand Champion” Rub and Sauce Pack.  A $50.00 value, this bundle consists of the following:

  • 1 gallon of Smokin’ Sauce
  • 1 lb. of A.P. Rub
  • 1 lb. of Moo’d Enhancer beef rub
  • 1 stainless steel shaker

This giveaway uses Rafflecopter to record entries and the various ways to enter.  Take a look at the Rafflecopter widget below for how to enter.  Many ways to enter and win! As an added bonus, all entries will receive a coupon code for 20% off of your purchase (limit one per person).  Everyone wins!


Good luck!

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