MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest announced the winners of the Championship Pork Division Saturday evening.
Ten out of forty teams who placed in the top 3 categories were from Arkansas, Tennessee or Mississippi.
The Shed BBQ from Ocean Springs, Mississippi was named Grand Champion of America’s most prestigious barbecue cooking contest winning $20,500.
They also won the Whole Hog Division and was named Grand Champion of the Memphis in May World Barbecue Cooking Contest taking home $29,000 in prize money.
Congratulations to all of the teams who placed.
CHAMPIONSHIP PORK DIVISION
Grand Champion $20,500 The Shed BBQ Ocean Springs, Mississippi
First Place $8,500 The Shed BBQ Ocean Springs, Mississippi
Second Place $2,000 Salty Rinse BBQ New York, New York
Third Place $1,500 Cotton Patch Cooking Team Columbus, Mississippi
First Place $8,500 Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q Decatur, Alabama
Second Place $2,000 Sweet Swine O’ Mine Olive Branch, Mississippi
Third Place $1,500 Red Hot Smokers Olive Branch, Mississippi
First Place $8,500 Serial Grillers Memphis, Tennessee
Second Place $2,000 Auto Be Grillin’ Memphis, Tennessee
Third Place $1,500 Cackle & Oink BBQ Sherman, Texas
First Place $2,500 Dirty Hogs Southaven, Mississippi
Second Place $1,000 Smoke a Little Smoke Collierville, Tennessee
Third Place $7503 Stacks BBQ Ridgeland, Mississippi
Kingsford Tour of Champions
First Place $1,500 Big Bob Gibson BBQ Decatur, Alabama
Second Place $1,000 Too Sauced to Pork Grand Island, New York
Third Place $500 Team Canada London, Ontario Canada
Green Grilling Award – Awarded to the team that collected the most recyclables
Team Canada BBQ London, Ontario Canada