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October 2018

Delta Hot Tamale Festival

October 20, 2018

Contest Contact Information Contact: Daniel Boggs Address: 3038 East Reed Rd, Greenville MS 38704 Contact's Phone (Day): 662-378-3121 Contact's Phone (Night): 662-466-3889 Contact's Phone (Cell): Email: gretchen@greatergreenville.org Judge Contact Information Judge's Contact: Brian Street Address: 3038 East Reed Rd. Greenville, MS 38704 Judge's Phone (Day): 662-332-0962 Judge's Phone (Night): 662-820-4893 Judge's Phone (Cell): Email: brian.street@sfbcic.com Contest Dates: 2018-10-20 - 2018-10-20 Contest Venue: Downtown Greenville, MS 38704 Contest Reps:  Elise Jenkins & Becky Palmer  

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November 2018

Big Pig Jig

November 2, 2018 - November 3, 2018

Contest Contact Information Contact: Rhonda Lamb Heath Address: PO Box 308, Vienna GA 31092 Contact's Phone (Day): 229-268-8275 Contact's Phone (Night): 229-322-1596 Email: rhonda@bigpigjig.com Judge Contact Information Judge's Contact: Lilla Heath Address: PO Box 308 Vienna, GA 31092 Judge's Phone (Day): 229-268-7030 Judge's Phone (Night): 229+-947-1140 Judge's Phone (Cell): Email: lael.flinthumane@gmail.com Contest Dates: 2018-11-02 - 2018-11-03 Contest Address: 350 Pig Jig Blvd. Vienna, GA 31092 2018 MBN Rules Team Application

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Judge’s Training Class

November 2, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Application Memphis Barbecue Network is proud to offer barbecue judging seminars for barbecue enthusiasts. The purpose of these seminars is to instruct judges in the mechanics of judging a Memphis Barbecue Network Sanctioned barbecue contest. All Network Sanctioned Contests are provided with lists of trained and certified judges for use in their contests. Barbecue teams prefer trained and/or certified judges and often inquire at a contest as to the number of trained and/or certified judges. Most sanctioned contests, including the…

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February 2019

2019 MBN QueBall

February 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join all your MBN friends and celebrate the beginning of the new contest season at the 2019 MBN QueBall Saturday, February 23rd at the HolidayInn Express 5090 Copper Creek Blvd., Millington, TN 38053 Wear your favorite BBQ casual attire. Awards for Top 20, Perfect Scores and Team of the Year will be presented. There will be a Silent Auction benefiting the Ronald McDonald House of Memphis, Contest Entry Raffle and More! Dinner will be Catered by Coletta's. A Cash Bar…

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March 2019

Conquistador Challenge

March 8, 2019 - March 9, 2019

Contest Contact Information Contact: Missi Norman Address: 3820 Complex Rd., Marion AR 72361 Contact's Phone (Day): 901-647-3391 Contact's Phone (Night): 901-647-3391 Contact's Phone (Cell): 901-647-3391 Email: MGNORMAN@CSPERMIT.COM Judge Contact Information Judge's Contact: Carol Burdison Address: 106 Evening Wind Marion, AL 72364 Judge's Phone (Day): 870-735-1735 Judge's Phone (Night): 901-488-7223 Judge's Phone (Cell): 901-488-7223 Email: CAROL.BURDISON@SBCGLOBAL.NET Contest Dates: 03/08/2018 to 03/09/2019 Contest Venue: Marion Sportsplex Contest Address: 3820 Complex Rd., Marion, AR 72361 MBN Standard Contest Contest Reps: Adam & Maggie Adkison…

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Hogs for the Cause

March 29, 2019 - March 30, 2019

CONTEST CONTACT INFORMATION Contact: Rene Louapre Address: PO Box 792300, New Orleans, LA 70179 Contact’s Phone (Day): 504-554-5123 Email: rene@hogsforthecause.org JUDGE CONTACT INFORMATION Judge’s Contact: Melzie Wilson Address: PO Box 792300, New Orleans, LA 70179 Judge’s Phone (Cell): 901-493-4036 Email: melziewilson1@gmail.com Contest Dates: 03/29/2019 – 03/30/2019 Contest Venue: UNO Lakefront Areana Grounds Contest Address: 6801 Franklin Ave, New Orleans, LA 70122 Contest Reps: Melzie Wilson Specialty Contest  

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April 2019

Atoka BBQ Fest

April 5, 2019 - April 6, 2019

CONTEST CONTACT INFORMATION Contact: Cliff Evans Address: 118 Atoka Park Ave., Atoka TN 38004 Contact’s Phone (Day): 901-837-5300 Contact’s Phone (Night): 901-651-1105 Contact’s Phone (Cell): 901-651-1107 Email: cevans@townofatoka.com JUDGE CONTACT INFORMATION Judge’s Contact: Penny Pace Address: 334 Atoka-Munford Ave Atoka, TN 38001 Judge’s Phone (Day): 901-837-5300 Judge’s Phone (Night): 901-837-5300 Judge’s Phone (Cell): 901-837-5300 Email: ppace@townofatoka.com Contest Dates: 04/05/2019 - 04/06/2019 Contest Venue: Nancy Lane Park Contest Address: 118 Atoka Park Ave. Atoka, TN 38004 Contest Reps: Adam & Maggie Adkison / Kelley & Henry Evans MBN Standard Contest Team Application Judge…

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Ham Jam BBQ Contest

April 12, 2019 - April 13, 2019

Contest Contact Information Contact: Tony Gray Address: 256 W Beacon Street, Philadelphia MS 39350 Contact's Phone (Day): 601-562-6471 Contact's Phone (Night): 601-562-6471 Contact's Phone (Cell): 601-562-6471 Email: jgray10301@gmail.com Judge Contact Information Judge's Contact: Tony Gray Address: 10141 Rd 553 Philadelphia, MS 39350 Judge's Phone (Day): 601-562-6471 Judge's Phone (Night): 601-562-6471 Judge's Phone (Cell): 601-562-6471 Email: jgray10301@gmail.com Contest Dates: 2019-04-12 - 2019-04-13 Contest Venue: 256 West Beacon Street, Philadelphia, MS 39350 Contest Address: 256 W Beacon Street Philadelphia, MS 39350 Contest…

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Southaven Springfest

April 26, 2019 - April 27, 2019

Contest Contact Information Contact: Kristi Faulkner Address: 8710 Northwest Dr., Southaven, MS 38671 Contact's Phone (Day): 662-393-6939 Contact's Phone (Cell): 901-461-1791 Email: kfaulkner@southaven.org BBQ Chair Contact Information Contact: Brenda Orozco Contact's Phone (Cell): 901-800-7907 Email: brendaorozco514@gmail.com Judge Contact Information Judge's Contact: Dana Alvarez Address: 2741 Rutherford Dr., Southaven, MS 38672 Judge's Phone (Cell): 901-254-4727 Email: msqueen1970@hotmail.com Contest Dates: 04/26/19 to 04/27/19 Contest Venue: Snowden Grove Park Contest Address: 6205 Old Getwell Rd, Southaven, MS MBN Standard Contest, Duel Event Team Application 2019 MBN Rules

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Belmont Bluegrass & BBQ Cookoff

April 26, 2019 @ 8:00 am - April 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

THIS CONTEST WILL BE RESCHEDULED.  ALL OTHER BELMONT FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES WILL CONTINUE AS SCHEDULED. CONTEST CONTACT INFORMATION Contact: Camille Collins Address: PO Box 2725, Wayside, MS 38780 Contact’s Phone (Day): na Contact’s Phone (Night): na Contact’s Phone (Cell): 901-652-1390 Email: belmontplantation.lcc@gmail.com JUDGE CONTACT INFORMATION Judge’s Contact: Hank Burdine Address: PO Box 151, Chatham, MS 38731 Judge’s Phone (Day): na Judge’s Phone (Night): na Judge’s Phone (Cell): 662-822-4007 Email: hankburdine@gmail.com Contest Dates: 2019-04-26 – 2019-04-27 Contest Venue: Belmont Plantation Contest Address: 6498 Highway 1 South, Greenville, MS 38701 Specialty Contest -…

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May 2019

40th Annual Iris Festival, Smokin on the Square BBQ Cookoff

May 3, 2019 - May 4, 2019

CONTEST CONTACT INFORMATION Contact: Barry Wilkerson Address: 111 Pierce Rd., Dresden, TN 38225 Contact’s Phone: 731-358-2683 or 731-264-9924 Email: wilkerson11@frontier.com JUDGE CONTACT INFORMATION Judge’s Contact: James Spurgeon Address: 14125 Barren Field Dr., Milan, TN 38358 Judge’s Phone: 615-906-0411 Email: spurgjc@gmail.com Contest Venue: Court Square Downtown Dresden, TN 38225 Contest Reps: Tom & Barbara Anderson Specialty Contest (Pulled Pork, Ribs & Chicken) Judges Application Team Application

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Covington BBQ Festival

May 31, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Contact: Karen Griffin Address: 100 West Washington Avenue, Covington TN  38019 Phone: 901-475-7139 or 901-485-3075 Email: kgriffin@covingtontn.com Judge’s Contact: Karen Griffin Address: P O Box 768, Covington TN 38019 Phone: 901-476-9613 or 901-485-3075 Email:  kgriffin@covingtontn.com MBN Standard Contest May 31 – June 1 Cobb Park 700 Bert Johnson Ave Covington TN Judges Application Team Application 2019 MBN Rules

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June 2019

Judges Class

June 8, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
$75.00

MBN Judges TrainingJune 7-8, 2019 Ruleville, Mississippi Sponsored by the Delta BBQ Battle (Que on the Yazoo, DSU Pig Pickin’, The Great Ruleville Roast, MS Delta State BBQ Championship/Cleveland Octoberfest) To assure that all contests sanctioned by the MBN receive the best judges anywhere, the MBN offers judges training classes. Anyone who is enthusiastic about barbecue needs this training to become a certified judge. The six-hour class covers all aspects of barbecue judging and even provides the opportunity to taste…

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Judges Class – Memphis, TN

June 22, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Memphis Barbecue Network is proud to offer barbecue judging seminars for barbecue enthusiasts. The purpose of these seminars is to instruct judges in the mechanics of judging a Memphis Barbecue Network Sanctioned barbecue contest. All Network Sanctioned Contests are provided with lists of trained and certified judges for use in their contests. Barbecue teams prefer trained and/or certified judges and often inquire at a contest as to the number of trained and/or certified judges. Most sanctioned contests, including the Championship…

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July 2019

Judges Class – Water Valley, MS

July 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Memphis Barbecue Network is proud to offer barbecue judging seminars for barbecue enthusiasts. The purpose of these seminars is to instruct judges in the mechanics of judging a Memphis Barbecue Network Sanctioned barbecue contest. All Network Sanctioned Contests are provided with lists of trained and certified judges for use in their contests. Barbecue teams prefer trained and/or certified judges and often inquire at a contest as to the number of trained and/or certified judges. Most sanctioned contests, including the Championship…

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Smoke on the Mountain, Virginia State BBQ Championship

July 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am - July 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

CONTEST CONTACT INFORMATION Contact: Dana Sworsy Address: 403 N. Main St., Suite 9, Galax, VA 24333 Contact’s Phone (Day): 276-233-3732 Contact’s Phone (Cell): 276-233-3732 Email: danalee27@hotmail.com JUDGE CONTACT INFORMATION Judge’s Contact: Shannon Dalton Address: 484 Stonebrook Dr., Galax, VA 24333 Judge’s Phone (Day): 276-233-4205 Email: SHDALTON@GMAIL.COM Contest Dates: 07/19/19 to 07/20/2019 Contest Venue: Main St. Galax, VA Contest Address: 403 N. Main St., Galax, VA 24333 MBN Standard Contest Backyard Event Team Application Judge Application 2019 MBN Rules

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Judges Class Galax, VA

July 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Memphis Barbecue Network is proud to offer barbecue judging seminars for barbecue enthusiasts. The purpose of these seminars is to instruct judges in the mechanics of judging a Memphis Barbecue Network Sanctioned barbecue contest. All Network Sanctioned Contests are provided with lists of trained and certified judges for use in their contests. Barbecue teams prefer trained and/or certified judges and often inquire at a contest as to the number of trained and/or certified judges. Most sanctioned contests, including the Championship…

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August 2019

WATER VALLEY WATERMELON CARNIVAL TRAIN TRACKS PORK ATTACK

August 1, 2019 - August 3, 2019

CONTEST CONTACT INFORMATION Contact: Tonya Eubanks Address: 9477 Hwy 7, Water Valley MS 38965 Contact’s Phone (Cell): 662-609-7370 Email: tonyaeubanks@att.net JUDGE CONTACT INFORMATION Judge’s Contact: Tonya Eubanks Address: 9477 Hwy 7 Water Valley, MS 38965 Judge’s Phone (Cell): 662-609-7370 Judges’s Phone (Fax): 662-234-0881 Email: tonyaeubanks@att.net Contest Reps: Kyle & Lori Dixon Contest Dates: 2018-08-01 – 2018-08-03 Contest Venue: Downtown Water Valley Water Valley, MS 38965 MBN Standard Contest Team Application Judge Application 2019 MBN Rules

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September 2019

Smokin on the White

September 6, 2019 - September 7, 2019

CONTEST CONTACT INFORMATION Organizer Contact: Donna Turner Address: 601 Flat Rock Road Cave City, AR 72521 Judge’s Phone (Cell): 870-613-1564 Email: smokinjudges@hotmail.com JUDGE CONTACT INFORMATION Judge’s Contact: Donna Turner Address: 601 Flat Rock Road Cave City, AR 72521 Judge’s Phone (Cell): 870-613-1564 Email: smokinjudges@hotmail.com Contest Dates: 2019-09-06 – 2018-09-07 Contest Venue: Riverside Park Contest Address: 1850 Chaney Dr., Batesville AR Contest Reps: Kyle & Lori Dixon MBN Standard Contest Team Application Judge Application 2019 MBN Rules

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Praise the Lard

September 19, 2019 - September 21, 2019

CONTEST CONTACT INFORMATION Contact: Sammi Graff Address: PO Box 382, Murphysboro, IL 62959 Contact’s Phone (Day): 618-684-8902 or 618-521-6957 Email: sammi@17bbq.com JUDGE CONTACT INFORMATION Contact: Laurie Neef Address: PO Box 382, Murphysboro, IL 62959 Contact’s Phone (Day): 618-684-8902 Email: sammi@17bbq.com Contest Dates: 09/19/19 - 09/21/19 Contest Venue: 214 N 17th Street Murphysboro, IL 62966 MBN Standard Contest Duel Event Team Application Judge Application 2019 MBN Rules

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Delta State University 34th Annual Pig Pickin’

September 20, 2019 - September 21, 2019

CONTEST CONTACT INFORMATION Contact: John Paul Gates Address: 1003 West Sunflower Rd, DSU Box 3104, Cleveland, MS 38733 Contact’s Phone (Cell): 662-588-9888 Email: johnpaulgates@gmail.com JUDGE CONTACT INFORMATION Judge’s Contact: Pam Maxwell Address:  1003 West Sunflower Rd, DSU Box 3104, Cleveland, MS 38733 Judge’s Phone (Cell): 662-497-2575 Email: prmaxwell@yahoo.com   Contest Dates: 09/20/2019 to 09/21/2019 Contest Venue: Delta State University  Address: 1003 West Sunflower Rd., Cleveland, MS 38733 MBN Standard Contest and Patio Division Part of the Delta BBQ Battle Contest Reps: Elise Jenkins/Tippi Jones Team Application Judges Application 2019…

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The Great Ruleville Roast

September 27, 2019 - September 28, 2019

CONTEST CONTACT INFORMATION Contact: Elise Jenkins Address: PO Box 191, Ruleville, MS 38771 Contact’s Phone (Day): 662-719-1675 Email: jenkins2@tecinfo.com JUDGE CONTACT INFORMATION Contact: Pam Maxwell Address: PO Box 1828, Cleveland MS 38732 Contact’s Phone (Day): 662-497-2575 Email: prmaxwell@yahoo.com Contest Dates: 2018-08-28 – 2018-08-29 Contest Venue: Rule Park, Ruleville, MS MBN Standard Contest, Patio Contest, SCA Contest Part of Delta BBQ Battle Contest Reps: Gary & Sharon Countz/Becky Palmer/Tippi Jones Team Application Judges Application 2019 MBN Rules

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Bartlett BBQ Fest

September 27, 2019 - September 28, 2019

CONTEST CONTACT INFORMATION Contact: David Parsons Address: 2629 Bartlett Blvd, Bartlett TN 38134 Contact's Phone (Day): 901-859-3381 Contact's Phone (Night): 901-833-6054 Email: dparsonsconstruction@comcast.net Judge Contact Information Judge's Contact: Colt Parsons Address: PO Box 392 Ellendale, TN 38029 Judge's Phone (Cell): 901-755-9444 Contact's Phone (Night): 901-833-6054 Email: cparsons@wirebond.com Contest Reps: Adam & Maggie Adkison Contest Dates: 2019-09-27 - 2018-09-28 Contest Venue: Contest Address: 2629 Bartlett Blvd Bartlett, TN 38134 Specialty Contest Team Application Judges Application  

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October 2019

Cleveland Octoberfest / Ms Delta State BBQ Championship

October 9, 2019 - October 10, 2019

CONTEST CONTACT INFORMATION Contact: Elise Jenkins Address: PO Box 191, Ruleville, MS 38771 Preferred Phone: 662-719-1675 Email: jenkins2@tecinfo.com JUDGE CONTACT INFORMATION Contact: Pam Maxwell Address: PO Box 1828, Cleveland MS 38732 Preferred Phone: 662-497-2575 Email: prmaxwell@yahoo.com Contest Dates: 2019-10-09 – 2019-10-10 Contest Venue: Downtown Cleveland, MS Contest Address: 101 S. Bayou Ave., Cleveland, MS MBN Standard Contest Patio Contest Part of Delta BBQ Battle Contest Reps: TBD  

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CLEVELAND OCTOBERFEST / MS DELTA STATE BBQ CHAMPIONSHIP

October 11, 2019 - October 12, 2019

CONTEST CONTACT INFORMATION Contact: Elise Jenkins Address: PO Box 191, Ruleville, MS 38771 Contact’s Phone (Day): 662-719-1675 Email: jenkins2@tecinfo.com JUDGE CONTACT INFORMATION Contact: Pam Maxwell Address: PO Box 1828, Cleveland MS 38732 Contact’s Phone (Day): 662-497-2575 Email: prmaxwell@yahoo.com Contest Dates: 2019-10-11 – 2019-10-12 Contest Venue: Downtown Cleveland, MS Contest Address: 101 S. Bayou Ave., Cleveland, MS MBN Standard Contest Patio Contest Part of Delta BBQ Battle Contest Reps: Adam & Maggie Adkison, Kyle & Lori Dixon, Chris & Stancy Curtis (Training) Team Application Judges Application 2019 MBN Rules

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Delta Hot Tamale Festival

October 17, 2019 @ 8:00 am - October 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Contest Contact Information Contact: Gretchen Giachelli Address: 504 Central St., Greenville MS 38701 Contact's Phone (Day): 662-378-3121 Email: gretchen@greatergreenville.org Judge Contact Information Judge's Contact: Brian Street Address: PO Box 4506. Greenville, MS 38701 Judge's Phone: 662-332-0962 Email: brian.street@sfbcic.com Contest Dates: 2019-10-17 - 2019-10-19 Contest Venue: Downtown Greenville, MS 38704 Team Application Judges Application

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February 2020

QueBall

February 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join all your MBN friends at our 2020 QueBall on Saturday, Feb. 22 and celebrate the beginning of the new contest season! Wear your favorite BBQ casual attire. Awards for Top 20, Perfect Scores and Team of the Year will be presented. There will be a Contest Entry Raffle and More! Dinner will be Catered by Coletta's. A Cash Bar will be available. Doors Open at 6:45, Dinner begins at 7:15 Rooms in the newly renovated hotel may be reserved…

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April 2020

Atoka BBQ Fest

April 3, 2020 - April 4, 2020

CONTEST CONTACT INFORMATION Contact: Dorothy Isbell Address: 118 Atoka Park Ave., Atoka TN 38004 Preferred Phone: 901-288-8596 Secondary Phone: 901-837-5300 Email: disbell@townofatoka.com JUDGE CONTACT INFORMATION Judge’s Contact: Rachel Covarrubias Address: 334 Atoka-Munford Ave., Atoka, TN 38001 Preferred Phone: 901-837-5300 Email: covarrubias@townofatoka.com Contest Dates: 04/09/2020 - 04/10/2020 Contest Venue: Nancy Lane Park Contest Address: 118 Atoka Park Ave. Atoka, TN 38004 Contest Type: Standard Contest Reps: Adam & Maggie Adkison / Kelley & Henry Evans Team Application Judge Application MBN Rules  

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May 2020

Covington World’s Oldest BBQ Festival

May 29, 2020 - May 30, 2020

DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK THE CONTEST HAS BEEN CANCELLED. ANY TEAM REGISTRATION FEES WILL BE PROMPTLY REFUNDED. WE WILL BE RETURNING JUNE 3-5TH 2021.   CONTEST CONTACT INFORMATION Contact: Karen Griffin Address: 100 West Washington Ave., Covington, TN 38019 Contact’s Phone (Day): 901-475-7139 Contact’s Phone (Cell): 901-485-9075 Contact’s Fax: 901-475-0213-3391 Email: kgriffin@covingtontn.com JUDGE CONTACT INFORMATION Judge’s Contact: Karen Griffin Address: 100 West Washington Ave., Covington, TN 38019 Judge’s Phone (Day): 901-475-7139 Judge’s Phone(Cell):901-485-9075 Judge’s Fax:901-475-0213-3391 Email:  kgriffin@covingtontn.com Contest Dates: 05/29/2020 - 05/30/2020 Contest Venue: Cobb Parr Memoria…

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June 2020

Thunder on the Water

June 13, 2020 - June 14, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 Panademic, this event has been cancelled but will return June 9-13 2021.

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July 2020

Smoke on the Mountain BBQ Championship

July 16, 2020 - July 18, 2020

DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, THE 2020 CONTEST HAS BEEN CANCELLED. WE WILL BE RETURNING IN 2021!   CONTEST CONTACT INFORMATION Contact: Dana Sworsy, Twin County Chamber of Commerce Address: 403 N. Main St., Suite 9, Galax, VA 24333 Contact’s Phone (Day): 276-236-2184 Contact’s Phone (Cell): 276-236-2184 Email: smoke@twincountychamber.com JUDGE CONTACT INFORMATION Judge’s Contact: Shannon Dalton Address: 484 Stone Brooke Dr., Galax, VA 24333 Judge’s Phone (Day): 276-233-4205 Email: galaxbbq@gmail.com Contest Dates: 07/16/20 to 07/18/2020 Contest Venue: Main St. Galax, VA Contest Address: 403 N. Main St., Suite 9,…

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September 2020

Ham Jam

September 11, 2020 - September 12, 2020

DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, THE 2020 CONTEST HAS BEEN CANCELLED CONTEST CONTACT INFORMATION Contact: Scottie Chunn Address: PO Box 152, Philadelphia, MS 39350 Contact’s Phone: 601-562-0143 Email: scottiechunn@yahoo.com JUDGE CONTACT INFORMATION Contact: Scottie Chunn Address: PO Box 152, Philadelphia, MS 39350 Contact’s Phone: 601-562-0143 Email: scottiechunn@yahoo.com Contest Dates: 09/11/20-09/12/20 Contest Venue: Downtown Philadelphia Contest Address: 256 W. Beacon St., Philadelphia, MS Contest Reps: Adam & Maggie Adkison Contest Type: Standard Team Application Judge Application MBN Rules  

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April 2021

Atoka BBQ Fest 2022

April 2, 2021 - April 3, 2021

CONTEST CONTACT INFORMATION Contact: Dorothy Isbell Address: 334 Atoka Park Ave., Atoka TN 38004 Preferred Phone: 901-288-8596 Secondary Phone: 901-837-5300 Email: disbell@townofatoka.com JUDGE CONTACT INFORMATION Judge’s Contact: Rachel Covarrubias Address: 334 Atoka-Munford Ave., Atoka, TN 38001 Preferred Phone: 901-837-5300 Email: rcovarrubias@townofatoka.com Contest Dates: 04/02/2022 - 04/03/2022 Contest Venue: Nancy Lane Park Contest Address: 118 Atoka Park Ave. Atoka, TN 38004 Contest Type: Standard Contest Reps: Adam & Maggie Adkison / Kelley & Henry Evans   MBN Rules

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June 2021

Porkerfest BBQ Competition

June 4, 2021 - June 5, 2021

We have made the difficult decision to postpone Porkerfest due to unforeseen delays in permitting inspections at the facility. We hope you will join us in the Spring of 2022. Many Thanks, Porkerfest Organizers Contest Contact Information Contest Organizer: Andrew Stringfellow, Jr. Address: P.O. 960483, Riverdale GA Preferred Phone: 229-429-1507 Secondary Phone: 770-882-7789 Email: vividfaircreations@gmail.com Judge Contact: Andrew Stringfellow, Jr. Address: P.O. 960483, Riverdale GA Preferred Phone:  229-429-1507 Secondary Phone:770-882-7789 Email: vividfaircreations@gmail.com Contest Dates: June 4th & 5th 2021 Contest…

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October 2021

Delta Hot Tamale Festival

October 16, 2021 - October 17, 2021

Contest Contact Information Contact: Gretchen Giachelli Address: 504 Central St., Greenville MS 38701 Contact's Phone (Day): 662-378-3121 Email: gretchen@greatergreenville.org Judge Contact Information Judge's Contact: Brian Street Address: PO Box 4506. Greenville, MS 38701 Judge's Phone: 662-332-0962 Email: brian.street@sfbcic.com Contest Dates: 10/16 - 10/17/2021 Contest Venue: Downtown Greenville, MS 38704 Team Application Coming Soon Judges Application

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March 2022

Judges Class – Boyle, MS

March 5 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

MBN Judges Training Class March 5, 2022 Boyle, MS  To assure that all contests sanctioned by the MBN receive the best judges anywhere, the MBN offers judges training classes. Anyone who is enthusiastic about barbecue needs this training to become a certified judge. The class covers all aspects of barbecue judging and even provides the opportunity to learn from two MBN Teams during their mock onsite presentations.  You will also have the opportunity to sample and judge their products. Location…

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2022 MBN QueBall

March 5 @ 6:45 pm - 10:30 pm

2022 MBN QueBall March 5, 2022 The Gin, Cleveland, MS 1300 Highway 8 West, Building E, Cleveland, MS 38732 Please join us for the 2022 MBN QueBall  & Celebrate the beginning of the New Contest Season. Wear your favorite BBQ Casual Attire Award for Top 20 Teams in each Category, Perfect Scores and Team of the Year will be presented. There will be a 2022 Contest Entry Raffle and More! Doors open at 6:45, Dinner begins at 7:15 Seating is…

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Judges Class – Munford, TN

March 19 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

MBN Judges Training Class March 19, 2022 Munford, TN  To assure that all contests sanctioned by the MBN receive the best judges anywhere, the MBN offers judges training classes. Anyone who is enthusiastic about barbecue needs this training to become a certified judge. The class covers all aspects of barbecue judging and even provides the opportunity to learn from two MBN Teams during their mock onsite presentations.  You will also have the opportunity to sample and judge their products. Location…

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Judges Class – Belvidere, IL

March 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

MBN Judges Training Class Belvidere, IL June 24, 2021 Part of the Heritage Days BBQ Showdown  To assure that all contests sanctioned by the MBN receive the best judges anywhere, the MBN offers judges training classes. Anyone who is enthusiastic about barbecue needs this training to become a certified judge. The class covers all aspects of barbecue judging and even provides the opportunity to learn from two MBN Teams during their mock onsite presentations.  You will also have the opportunity…

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The South MS Boucherie

March 25 - March 26

MBN Standard Contest with Patio Event   Contest Location: Southwest Events Center 29 MS-48 E, Tylertown, MS   Contest Organizer Contact Information: Stephen Pigott PO Box 311, Tylertown, MS 39667 Organizer Phone # 601-803-2075 Email: swpigott@gmail.com   Judges Chair Contact Information: Audrey Stogner PO Box 311, Tylertown, MS 39667 Organizer Phone # 601-552-4052 Email: astogner@co.walthall.ms.us   Rules and Applications: Team Application Judges Apply Here MBN Rules   Contest Reps: Adam & Maggie Adkison  

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April 2022

Hogs for the Cause

April 1 - April 2

MBN Specialty Event Contest Venue: Uno Lake Front Contest Address: 6801 Franklin Ave, New Orleans, LA 70122 CONTEST ORGANIZER INFORMATION: Contact: Rene Loupree Address: 225 N Jefferson Davis Pkwy, New Orleans, LA  70119 Contact’s Phone: 504-554-5123 Email: rene@hogsforthecause.org JUDGE CONTACT INFORMATION Contact: Rene Loupree Address: 225 N Jefferson Davis Pkwy, New Orleans, LA  70119 Contact’s Phone: 504-554-5123 Email: rene@hogsforthecause.org Contest Dates: 04/01/2022– 04/02/2022 Contest Venue: Uno Lake Front Contest Address: 6801 Franklin Ave, New Orleans, LA 70122 Contest Reps: Elise Jenkins, Suzanne…

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Atoka BBQ Fest 2022

April 1 - April 2

MBN Standard Contest    Contest Location: Nancy Lane Park 118 Atoka Park Ave. Atoka, TN 38004   Contest Organizer Contact Information: Dorothy Isbell 334 Atoka Park Ave., Atoka TN 38004 Organizer Phone #901-288-8596/901-837-5300 Email: disbell@townofatoka.com   Judges Chair Contact Information: Rachel Covarrubias 334 Atoka-Munford Ave., Atoka, TN 38001 Judges Chair Phone #901-837-5300 (M-F 8:00 - 4:00) Email: rcovarrubias@townofatoka.com   Rules and Applications: Team Application Judges Registration is closed for this event MBN Rules   Contest Reps: Adam/Maggie Adkison & Kelley/Henry…

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Que on the Yazoo

April 29 - April 30

MBN Standard Contest with Patio Event Contest Contact Information Contact: Brantley Snipes Address: P.O. Box 8236, Greenwood MS 38935 Contact's Phone (Day): 662-458-0886 Contact's Phone (Cell): Email: queontheyazooteams@gmail.com Judge Contact Information Judge's Contact: Becky Palmer / Ben Cox Address: P.O. Box 8236 Greenwood, MS 38930 Judge's Phone (Night): 662-902-0680 Judge's Phone (Cell): 662-902-3612 Email: queontheyazoojudges@gmail.com Contest Dates: 04/29/2022 to 04/30/2022 Contest Venue: Greenwood, MS Contest Address: 100 Front Street, Greenwood, MS 38930 Part of the Delta BBQ Battle, Please Visit Here for…

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May 2022

BLOOMS, BLUES & BBQ

May 6 - May 7

Patio Event CONTEST LOCATION: Ed Leamon Park, Dave Creek Parkway Fairfield Bay, AR  72088   CONTEST ORGANIZER INFORMATION: Dewyn Avey PO Box 1370, Fairfield Bay, AR  72088 Organizer Phone # 501/884-6008 (Day)   870/213-5326 (cell) Organizer Email: dewyn.avey@ffbresort.com   JUDGES CHAIRPERSON INFORMATION: Dan Fever PO Box 1370, Fairfield Bay, AR  72088 Judges Chairperson Phone # 501/884-6010 Judges Chairperson Email: editor@lakeareaweekly.com   Team Application:Blues and BBQ Team Application 3-25  

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June 2022

SMOKE ON THE RAILS

June 10 - June 11

MBN Standard Contest with Patio Event   ORGANIZER INFORMATION: Clint Ross 206 East Main Street, Newbern TN 38059 Organizer Phone # 731-676-9056 Organizer Email: thefarmhouse7@yahoo.com JUDGE'S CHAIR INFORMATION: Tyler Neeley 206 East Main Street, Newbern TN 38059 Judge's Chair Phone # 731-676-3881 Judge's Chair Email: neeley_tyler@hotmail.com APPLICATIONS: Team Application Judge's Application MBN Rules  

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Thunder on Water

June 11

Patio Event Contest Contact Information Contact: Duan Willis Address: 95 Willis Cove, Grenada MS 38901 Contact's Phone (Day): 662-703-0137 Contact's Phone (Night): na Contact's Phone (Cell): 662-703-0137 Email: duan.willis@yahoo.com Judge Contact Information Contact: Duan Willis Address: 95 Willis Cove, Grenada MS 38901 Contact's Phone (Day): 662-703-0137 Contact's Phone (Night): na Contact's Phone (Cell): 662-703-0137 Email: duan.willis@yahoo.com Contest Dates: 06/11/2022 Contest Venue: Granada Lake Pavilion Contest Address: 563 Dam Area Central on Grenada Lake, Grenada, MS 38901 Team Application Judge's Application…

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July 2022

Smoke on the Mountain BBQ Contest

July 22 - July 23

MBN Standard Contest with Duel Event   Contest Location: Main St. Galax, VA 403 N. Main St., Suite 9, Galax, VA 24333   Contest Organizer Contact Information: Michael Stevens, Twin County Chamber of Commerce 403 N. Main St., Suite 9, Galax, VA 24333 Organizer Phone #276-236-2187 Email: bbq@twincountychamber.com   Judges Chair Contact Information: Shannon Dalton 58 Fairway Oaks Drive, Galax, VA 24333 Judges Chair Phone #276-233-4205 Email: shdalton@gmail.com   Rules and Applications: Team Application Coming Soon Judges Application MBN Rules…

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August 2022

Water Valley Watermelon Carnival, Train Tracks Pork Attack

August 5 - August 6

MBN Standard Event CONTEST CONTACT INFORMATION Contact: Tonya Eubanks Address: 9477 Hwy 7, Water Valley MS 38965 Contact’s Phone (Cell): 662-609-7370 Email: tonyaeubanks@att.net JUDGE CONTACT INFORMATION Judge’s Contact: Tonya Eubanks Address: 9477 Hwy 7 Water Valley, MS 38965 Judge’s Phone (Cell): 662-609-7370 Judge's (Fax): 662-234-0881 Email: tonyaeubanks@att.net Contest Reps: Tom & Barbara Anderson Team Application: Water Valley BBQ team application2022 Judges Application: Water Valley Judges Application2022 MBN Rules

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September 2022

Praise the Lard

September 22 - September 24

MBN Standard Contest with Duel Event CONTEST CONTACT INFORMATION Contact: Laurie Neef Address: PO Box 382, Murphysboro, IL 62959 Contact’s Phone (Day): 618-684-8902 Email: Laurie@17bbq.com JUDGE CONTACT INFORMATION Contact: Laurie Neef Address: PO Box 382, Murphysboro, IL 62959 Contact’s Phone (Day): 618-684-8902 Email: Laurie@17bbq.com Contest Dates: 09/22/22 - 09/24/22 Contest Venue: 214 N 17th Street Murphysboro, IL 62966 Contest Type: Standard Contest Reps: Henry & Kelley Evans Team Application:Murphysboro Praise The Lard 2022_Team_Application Judges Application: Murphysboro Praise The Lard 2022_Judge_App…

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The Great Ruleville Roast

September 23 - September 24

MBN Standard Contest with Patio Event  Features World Junior BBQ League event   Contest Location: Ruleville Park, Ruleville MS   Contest Organizer Contact Information: Elise Jenkins PO Box 191, Ruleville, MS 38771 Organizer Phone # 662-719-1675 Email: jenkins4936@gmail.com   Judges Chair Contact Information: Pam Maxwell 31 Caroline Cove, Cleveland MS 38732 Judge's Chair Phone # 662-497-2575 Email: prmaxwell@yahoo.com   Part of the Delta BBQ Battle, Please Visit Here for More information   Rules and Applications: Team Application Judge's Application MBN Rules  …

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