Cook Team Sponsor Information

(Event sponsorship opportunities listed below.)

Want to join the largest BBQ Cook-off Festival in NC without cooking a pig? Well, you can! Sponsor one of the contending teams and experience all the excitement as they compete to win the grand prize. Your business name will receive visibility at the largest BBQ festival in the Tar Heel State!

38th Annual bbq fest on the neuse

Wil King Hog Happenin’

Cook Team SPONSORSHIP - $390

Sponsorship includes:

  • Complimentary BBQ tickets

  • Sponsor identification sign that will include business name at the cook team’s site

  • Recognition on the Kinston-Lenoir County BBQ Festival on the Neuse website

  • Stage recognition and introduction by the emcee on Friday evening

Co-sponsorship is allowed but is limited to no more than two (2) business or individuals per cook team. You will be responsible for securing your co-sponsors.

If you would like to sponsor a particular cook team, please indicate the name of the team.

For more information please contact Jan Parson at (252) 527-1131, Ext. 105 or at

Click here for sponsorship form - PDF

Click here for sponsorship form - Word

Event Sponsorship Opportunities

Do you want your business name to receive exposure to more than 40,000 festival-goers?
includes online visibility with North Carolina’s largest BBQ Cook-Off!

Consider this unique opportunity which offers various levels of participation. Not only will your business receive visibility for your product or services, but you will help our community prosper. Hundreds of organizations use the BBQ Festival on the Neuse as a way to promote who they are and what they do. By becoming an EVENT SPONSOR, you not only market your business, you also help our community grow!

Click here for sponsorship form - PDF

Click here for sponsorship form - Word