Mississippi State BBQ Cooking Championship

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We are located at the Columbus Fairgrounds

Stop by our People’s Choice Tent, where for only $3 you can sample five different choices and vote on your favorite Bar-B-Que!

  • $13,000 in Prizes
  • October 17 – 18
  • Live Bands Friday Night
  • A variety of Food Vendors
  • and much more!

Ancillery Turn In Times on Friday, October 17th
Sauce – 6:00 – 6:15 pm
Beans – 6:30 – 6:45 pm
Anything But – 7:00 – 7:15 pm
Desserts – 7:30 – 7:45 pm
Showmanship – 8:30 pm

KCBS Turn In Times on Saturday, October 18th
Chicken – 11:55 – 12:05 pm
Ribs – 12:25 – 12:35 pm
Pulled Pork – 12:55 – 1:05 pm
Brisket 1:25 – 1:35 pm
Best Booth – 1:00 pm
Joe Niles Hospitality Award – turn in slips by 1:30 pm

Backyard Turn In Times on Saturday, October 18th
Ribs – 1:55 – 2:05 pm
Pulled Pork – 2:25 pm
Chicken – 2:55 – 3:05 pm

Cook’s meeting will be at 6:00 on Friday, October 17th

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