Whole Hog Barbecue Championship

September 29 – 30, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Each Fall, the best whole hog barbecue chefs in N.C. square off to become our state champion. The Whole Hog Barbecue Championship is the culmination of a qualifying series that includes more than 15 N.C. Pork Council-certified local barbecue competitions statewide. This year, the State Championship will return to downtown Raleigh as part of the International Bluegrass Music Association's Wide Open Bluegrass Festival. After the judging is complete, the mouth-watering barbecue will be chopped and sold in sandwiches to festival attendees on Saturday, Sept. 30. 

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