WCBCC17 results: Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q crowned grand champion for record 5th time

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The votes are in, and we have a new world-champion barbecue team: Congratulations to Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q!

Winners were announced Saturday to cap off this year’s World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.

This is the fifth time Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q has been named grand champion — a record, according to Memphis in May. The team has previously won in 2000, 2003, 2011 and 2014.

Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q also came in first in the shoulder category and third in vinegar this year.


Grand champion

  1. Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q, Decatur, Alabama


  1. 10 Bones BBQ, Olive Branch, Mississippi
  2. 901Q, Arlington, Tennessee
  3. Emily’s Tennessee Prime, Chicago
  4. Dirk Piggler’s Porkographic BBQ, Memphis
  5. Blues Hog, Washington, Missouri
  6. Pitmaker- BBQ Addiction, Humble, Texas
  7. Rowdy Southern Swine, Oxford, Mississippi
  8. Meat Mitch, Mission Hills, Kansas
  9. Fat Side Up, Collierville, Tennessee
  10. Slabs A’ Smokin’, Memphis


  1. Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q, Decatur, Alabama
  2. Red Hot Smokers, Olive Branch, Mississippi
  3. Cool Smoke, Richmond, Virginia
  4. Pork Illustrated, Memphis
  5. Moe Cason Barbecue, Des Moines, Iowa
  6. Pork Me Baby, Southaven, Mississippi
  7. The Pork University, Memphis
  8. Delta Porkers, Marion, Arkansas
  9. Sweet Swine O’ Mine, Olive Branch, Mississippi
  10. Victory Lane BBQ, Olive Branch, Mississippi

Whole Hog

  1. Yazoo’s Delta Q, Hernando, Mississippi
  2. Mac’s Smoke Shop, Charlotte, North Carolina
  3. Southern Hoggers BBQ Company, Germantown, Tennessee
  4. Will-Be-Que BBQ Team, Cordova, Tennessee
  5. Salty Rinse BBQ, New York City
  6. 3 Taxi Guys, Pittsburgh
  7. The Shed BBQ, Ocean Springs, Mississippi
  8. Jack’s Old South, Unadilla, Georgia
  9. Grilla Grills, Cunningham, Kentucky
  10. Whole Hog Cafe, Heber Springs, Arkansas

Patio Porker

  1. Bad Pig BBQ, Bartlett, Tennessee
  2. It’s About Time, Memphis
  3. 4UWEQUE, Memphis
  4. Smokin’ Spiders, Memphis

Kingsford Tour of Champions Final

  1. The Shed BBQ, Ocean Springs, Mississippi
  2. Too Sauced to Pork, Grand Island, New York
  3. Blue Collar Smokers, Olive Branch, Mississippi
  4. The Other Team, Olive Branch, Mississippi


  1. Swinos, Memphis
  2. Sweet Brown Smokers, Memphis
  3. Ribdiculous Bar-B-Krewe, Astonia, New York


  1. Uncle Murle’s BBQ Team, Cordova, Tennessee
  2. Fat Side Up, Collierville, Tennessee
  3. Smoking Yotes, Memphis


  1. Smokin’ With An Attitude, Rossville, Tennessee
  2. Greaseland Porkers, Arlington, Tennessee
  3. Bryce Boar Blazers, Memphis


  1. Killer Hogs, Hernando, Mississippi
  2. Annesdale Pork, Memphis
  3. Slapjo Mama BBQ Hog Cooking Team, Madison, Mississippi

Frank’s Red Hot Hot Wings

  1. Diamond D Cooking Team, Newton, Mississippi
  2. Smoke Masters, Bartlett, Tenn.
  3. Shoats & Skins, Memphis

Cattlemen’s Best Sauce: Vinegar

  1. Smokin’ With An Attitude, Rossville, Tenn.
  2. Rub Me Tender, Memphis
  3. Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q, Decatur, Alabama

Cattlemen’s Best Sauce: Tomato

  1. Down to Smoke BBQ Team, New York City
  2. Barbecue Republic, Memphis
  3. Dirk Piggler’s Porkographic BBQ, Memphis

Cattlemen’s Best Sauce: Mustard

  1. Moon Smokers, Memphis
  2. Rusty’s Smoke BBQ, Blue Mountains, Ontario
  3. Diamond D Cooking Team, Newton, Mississippi


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