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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The Fan’s Guide to Memphis in May

I’m super-excited this year to be invited to be a part of the Tucker Cooker team for the 2012 Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest!  This will be my first time attending in Memphis in May in any sort of capacity.  I know that this is a massive event, so I asked Ron Worby, pitmaster of Susquehanna Blue Smoke and member of the Tucker Cooker team, if he would come up with a guide to what fans need to know for Memphis in May.  He was gracious enough to do so.  So without further delay, here is Ron’s guide to what fan’s need to know for Memphis in May!

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