KANNAPOLIS - Over 60 cook teams from across the country are coming to Kannapolis May 10-11 to compete in the inaugural Jiggy with the Piggy Barbecue Challenge.
“We are thrilled to have more than double the average number of competition teams for a first-time event sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society. Teams consist of professional pitmasters and backyard grillers representing five states. Over 80 professional KCBS judges from eight states are coming to Kannapolis judge for us,” comments Deputy City Manager and event organizer Eddie Smith.
Teams check in all day Friday, firing up the grills for a People’s Choice Wing Tasting on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. and People’s Choice Pork Tasting on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.