BBQ Fest on the Neuse

May 6 - 7, 2022 Downtown Kinston


  1. Chris Fineran
  2. Andy Harrison
  3. Kevin Wooten
  4. Kevin Peterson
  5. Mark Woolard

North Carolina’s largest whole hog pig cook off. Featuring two categories: Professional and backyard. Both are judged based on Whole Hog Barbecue Series rules and scoresheet.

Professional Division results: 

1st – Chris Fineran, Beach Boys Barbecue
2nd – Andy Harrison, Mr. Curley’s Que Crew
3rd – Kevin Wooten, Pickin’ and Grilling
4th – Kevin Peterson, Showtime’s Legit BBQ
5th – Mark Woolard, Millhole BBQ

Judges: Brownie Futtrell, Charlie Martin, Gray Deans, Gil Davis

Backyard Division results:

1st – Ridge Hinson
2nd – Steven Andrews
3rd – Adam Turner
4th – Brittany Heath
5th – Susan Harper

Judges: Carla Parker, Tim Gupton, Keith Fuller, Kenny Chadwick

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