The Memphis Barbecue Network, aka MBN is one of the
leading sanctioning bodies of BBQ contests in the world. It is
dedicated to promoting and preserving the unique Memphis style of BBQ
though education, support, and management. MBN officials assist event
organizers in promoting, organizing, and conducting the sanctioned
events in accordance with MBN standards.
there are MBN sanctioned contests throughout the country in 5
states, and each year over 500 different teams will compete in these
cooking competitions.The MBN also holds judging classes and educational
weekends, such as the MBN Boot Camp where you learn to cook like the
Pro's from the Pro's.
- Show respect
- To be attentive to the needs of BBQ teams and give proper recognition
to their hard work & investment of time and resources.
- To provide communications, organization and support for existing contests.
- To provide the contest network with knowledgeable and experienced judges.
- To maintain the integrity of judging procedures.