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Results Are In for Kannapolis' 2017 Jiggy with the Piggy BBQ Competition

May 08, 2017 01:49PM ● By Melanie Heisinger

Wolf’s Revenge BBQ, Grand Champion

Kansas City Barbeque judges spent Saturday afternoon very carefully judging 75 teams from 5 states who competed in the categories of chicken, ribs, pork and brisket at the Jiggy with the Piggy Festival in Kannapolis.
100 judges from 7 states chose the winners based on taste, appearance and tenderness.
Wolf’s Revenge was named the Grand Champion of the event and won $2,000. The Reserve Champion is Muttley Crew BBQ and they took home $1,500.  Highest Finish for a Cabarrus/Rowan County Team was Rockwell Smokehouse BBQ of Rockwell, NC.

The Top Five is listed below:

Grand Champion: Wolf’s Revenge BBQ of Henrico, VA
Reserve Champion: Muttley Crew BBQ of Apex, NC
3rd – McAdoo Heights BBQ of Greensboro, NC
4th – Speaks for Itself of Kings Mountain, NC
5th – Hickory Barbeque Company of Shelby, NC

First Place Chicken – Southern Q of Zebulon, NC
First Place Pork Ribs – Baloney Joes of Mooresville, NC
First Place Pork – Redneck Scientific of Clayton, NC
First Place Brisket – McAdoo Heights BBQ of Greensboro, NC
Other Competitive Events of the Festival including the People’s Choice Wing Contest and the People’s Choice Pork Contest. The winners for both of these events are listed below.

People’s Choice Wing Contest

Smokin' Hillbillies, People's Choice Wings Winner
First Place –  Smokin Hillbillies of Rockwell, NC (Pan 18)
Second Place – Butts r Us of Waxhaw, NC (Pan 42)
Third Place –  Carolina Que of Concord, NC (Pan 50)
First Place in the Restaurant Category – Sunshine Asian Cuisine of Kannapolis, NC (Pan 24)
Second Place in the Restaurant Category – Main Street Pizza of Kannapolis, NC (Pan 9)

People’s Choice Pork Contest

Sauced, People's Choice Pork Winner

First Place – Sauced of Denver, NC (Pan 17)
2nd Place – EB’s BBQ of Charlotte, NC (Pan 2)
3rd Place – Elite BBQ Smokers of Conway, SC (Pan 25)

Dessert Competition

Kickin Ash, First Place Dessert Taste
First Place Appearance – Kickin Ash of Kannapolis, NC

Palmetto Pitmasters, First Place Dessert Appearance
First Place Taste – Palmetto Pitmasters of Moore, SC

Content courtesy of the 
Jiggy with the Piggy Press Release

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