2024 World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest

May 15, 2024 -May 18, 2024

Liberty Park
335 South Hollywood
Memphis, TN 38104
United States

May 15, 2024 – May 18, 2024 at 11:00am to 11:00pm
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Single Day Tickets in Advance: $15 each

4 Day Passes in Advance: $54 each

VIPit Tickets: $549 each

The World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest will return to Liberty Park in 2024.

Join us for the Ultimate Showdown May 15-18, 2024!

Recognized by USA Today as the “Most Prestigious Barbecue Contest,” the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest is a four-day competition held at Liberty Park in Memphis, TN. Teams representing the best of barbecue that have been honing their craft for years compete for the title of World Champion and a share of the more than $150,000 in prize money. The Contest features championship pork categories of Ribs, Shoulder, and Whole Hog, as well as the ancillary competitions of Hot Wings, Sauce, and “Anything But Pork.”