37th Annual BBQ Fest on the Neuse!


2018 BBQ Fest on the Neuse Wil King Hog Happenin' Winners

Showmanship

1. Lenoir Community College
2. B&W BBQ, Brittany Brayboy, sponsored by Mother Earth Brewery
3. BBQ Collective Smokehouse, Dean Hawley, sponsored by Davis Wholesale Tire

Product Quality - Backyard Division

1. Brown's BBQ, Preston Brown, sponsored by Dickie Killinger and Spring Arbor of Kinston
2. Kermit's Revenge, Brian Smith, Kenny Chadwick and Jeremy Jones, sponsored by Allstate Insurance Agents, Chris Humprhety and Carmon Jones
3. Baker Boys BBQ, Jason Baker, sponsored by W.A. Moore Insurance Company

Product Quality - Professional

1. Lazy Days, David Grandy, sponsored by CopyPro, Inc.
2. Beach Boys BBQ, Chris Fineran, sponsored by Sale Auto Mall
3. Purdy in Pink Cookin' Team, Brooke South, sponsored by Triple P-Positive Parenting Program, Steve Roman
4. Ms. Hawg Head, Amy Whitley, sponsored by State Farm Agents, Judy Jones, Wil Hardy and Keith Thompson

Carolina BBQ League

Brown's BBQ, Preston Brown, sponsored by Dickie Killinger and Spring Arbor of Kinston

2018 Sauce Boss Winners

Backyard

1. #8 Eric's BBQ Sauce - Eric Johnson
2. #2 Ronnie's Hawaiian Sauce - Ronnie Foyles
3. #16 Sweet Heat - Kurt Bowman

Professional

1. #38 Mike D's BBQ Sauce - Michael De Los Santos
2. #35 Carolina Beast - Bar-B-Que Beast, LLC
3. #36 Hot Beast - Bar-B-Que Beast, LLC

People's Choice - Professional

#36 Hot Beast - Bar-B-Que Beast, LLC

People's Choice - Backyard

#8 Eric's BBQ Sauce - Eric Johnson

meet this year's vendors and sponsors!

Click here for a complete list of this year's vendors!

Click here for a complete list of this year's sponsors!

 

Come join us for a fun-filled weekend in Downtown Kinston!


Purchase tickets to sample entries or enter your own sauce.

Enjoy wine tasting from some members of North Carolina's vast growing wine industry.

 


Meet the 2017 winners!

Click here for a complete list of this year's final standings in the Wil King Hog Happenin' (professional and backyard)!

2018 Sponsors