Kings Mountain Firehouse BBQ Cookoff

The third weekend of April each year the Kings Mountain Fire Museum sponsors the Kings Mountain Firehouse BBQ Cookoff, which is recognized as a North Carolina State Championship event and adheres to all KCBS rules.

2017 BBQ Cookoff Team Packet


2017 Judges

2017 Teams and Vendors

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2016 Overall and Category Results   

2016 Special Category Winners: 
Desert: Redneck Scientific - Salted Caramel Cheesecake
Meat: 270 Smokers - Spanish Paella
Previous Grand Champions:
2016 - Redneck Scientific 
2015 - Midnight Burn
2014 - Sauced! BBQ Team
2013 - Two Old Men and a Grill
2012 - Two Old Men and a Grill
2011 - Tar Heel Smokers
2010 - Taste of Carolina
2009 - GB's BBQ
2008 - Smokey Mountain Smokers
2007 - Courtney's Low Country BBQ
2006 - B.S. Pitmeisters
2005 - Checkered Pig
2004 - Hickory Knoll Cookers
2003 - Hickory Knoll Cookers
2002 - EB's BBQ
2001 - Smokin Stokes & Cheerwine

Thanks to all who made our last Firehouse Cookoff such a success!
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2017 Old North State BBQ Series Schedule

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April 14th - 15th: 21st Annual Fire House BBQ Cook-off, Kings Mountain
April 28th – 29th: Uptown Lexington BBQ Capital Cook-off; Lexington
May 5th – 6th: Jiggy with the Piggy; Kannapolis
May 19th – 20th: Kings of Q BBQ Cook-Off and Festival; Ayden
June 2nd – 3rd: Hog Happenin BBQ and Bike Fest; Lincolnton
June 16th – 17th: Peak City Pig Fest; Apex
August 8th – 9th: Pigs & Pedals; Asheboro
September 8th – 9th: Beak Week BBQ Challenge; Goldsboro
September 15th – 16th: Tilley Harley-Davidson Bikers Blues BBQ Rally; Salisbury
September 22nd – 23rd: Butts and Beans Challenge; Newton
October 20th – 21st: Smoking in the Foothills Barbecue Competition; Lenoir