Jack's Old South wins Grand Championship at BBQ Contest - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Jack's Old South wins Grand Championship at BBQ Contest

(Source: Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest) (Source: Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest)

The 2016 Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest is all wrapped up, and the big winner was Jack’s Old South.

The grand champions went away with $30,500 in their first place finish. Jack’s Old South, from Unadilla, Georgia, also won the Grand Champion title in 2001, 2004, and 2007.

“It comes down to the small details, it ain't about great barbecue. You got to do awesome barbecue to win,” Jack’s Old South team member Myron Mixon said. “You got to hit your mark. They know who the Memphis in May Champion is, and guess what: This year it's Jack's Old South and Myron Mixon."

The full list of winners is as follows:

Grand Champion      $30,500           Jack’s Old South

Whole Hog:

1st Place $5,000 Jack's Old South
2nd Place $2,250 3 Taxi Guys
3rd Place $1,500

PLP Smokers, Competition Team

4th Place $1,000 Cotton Patch Cooking Crew
5th Place $750 Yazoo’s Delta Q
6th Place $600 17th Street BBQ/Apple City    
7th Place $500 Salty Rinse BBQ
8th Place $400 Pickin & Grillin
9th Place $350 Barbeque Republic
10th Place $300 Boom Boom Que


1st Place $5,000 Lillie's Q
2nd Place $2,250 The Pork University
3rd Place $1,500 People’s Republic of Swina
4th Place $1,000 Boofhead BBQ
5th Place $750 Moonlight Smokers
6th Place $600 The Grand Masters of Cooking Disasters
7th Place $500 Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q
8th Place $400 Southern Hoggers BBQ Company
9th Place $350 Parrothead Porkers of Hogaritaville
10th Place $300 Barnstormers BBQ


1st Place $5,000 10 Bones BBQ
2nd Place $2,250 Pitmaker-BBQ Addiction
3rd Place $1,500

Prime Time BBQ

4th Place $1,000

AOC Hogs

5th Place $750 Pork Fiction
6th Place $600

Give the Devil His Que

7th Place $500 Boss Pitt
8th Place $400 Smoke Masters
9th Place $350 Dirk Piggler’s Porkographic BBQ
10th Place $300 Born in the Que S.A.

Patio Porkers

1st Place $2,000 Phat Chance
2nd Place $1,000 Bastey Boys
3rd Place $750 Smoke a Little

Kingsford Tour of Champions

1st Place $1,500 The Shed BBQ & Blues Joing
2nd Place $1,000 Too Sauced To Pork
3rd Place $750 Boars Night Out

Grilling Green Award – Awarded to the team that collected the most recyclables: Sloppy Chops.         

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