The top BBQ teams converge on the bank of the Mississippi River during the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest on May 17-19. Being the "best in show" at this competition offers a big prize check and some serious, saucy street cred.
The World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest is a four-day event taking place in downtown Memphis with the Mississippi River as the backdrop. More than 230 teams come from over 25 states and several foreign countries to participate in America's most prestigious barbecue competition.
#WCBCC18 marks the 41st anniversary of America's most prestigious barbecue competition.
Every year, hundreds of teams compete for over $122,000 in prizes and supreme bragging rights. Teams adorn their areas with elaborate decoration, trophies attesting to their boasting rights, and as one can imagine, clever and creative team names.
The extravagance of #WCBCC18 will be on full display all weekend long and there are plenty of new experiences that allow you to taste and judge the championship barbecue!
Even though Appling Lakes Apartments in Cordova, Tennessee provides you with all of the comfort, convenience, and entertainment you could possibly desire, we encourage our residents to venture outside of our apartment community and explore all that the city has to offer!
Saturday, May 19, 2018—11:00 AM
Event Venue Location:
World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest
56 South Front Street
Memphis, Tennessee 38103