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IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN HOSTING A JUDGES TRAINING SEMINAR PLEASE CONTACT LARRY YOUNG AT judgingclass@mbnbbq.com


MBN Team of the Year

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2013 TEAM OF THE YEAR: BOARS NIGHT OUT.

MBN Donates to Al Chymia Building Fund

Working with the Al Chymia organization in 2013, the MBN raised funds in appreciation for the support and use of facilities for the MBN Qball.


Earl Wright, Potentate, receives check from Eddie Foshee, MBN President.


Boars Night Out 'repeats' as MBN TOY-2013


BOARS NIGHT OUT
2013 PRO TEAM OF THE YEAR
Hog Team of the Year
Shoulder Team of the Year
Rib Team of the Year


VICTORY LANE BBQ
2013 Hog Team of the Year


RIBKATEERS
2013 CHALLENGER TEAM OF THE YEAR

Photos courtesy of Larry Ohrberg

 

As announced at the recent MBN Que-Ball, BNO was officially recognized as the MBN 2013 PRO TOY, their second year in a row as the MBN TOY. In addition BNO won the RIB Team and Shoulder Team of the year awards. Victory Lane and BNO tied for the Whole Hog Team of the year award.

In the Challenger division, Rib-Ka-Teers was declared TOY-2013.

 

PRO Division TOY-2013 Standings:

  1. BNO
  2. Victory Lane
  3. 10 Bones
  4. Diamond D Cooking Team
  5. Sweet Swine O’Mine
  6. Red Hot Smokers
  7. Bubba Grills
  8. Party Q
  9. Dixie Q
  10. Chimneyville Smokehouse

 

Challenger Division TOY-2013 Standings:

  1. Rib-Ka-Teers
  2. Moonlight Smokers
  3. Pork Illustrated
  4. FN’A BBQ
  5. Dang, She’s Swine BBQ
  6. Camo Cookers
  7. Uncle Pookie and the Riblets
  8. Piggin Aint Easy
  9. UPIGS/ Chancho Q...........TIE
  10. Bluff City Puddle Pirates

 

Diane Hampton joins MBN Board!

Ms. Diane Hampton has recently accepted an At Large seat on the MBN Board. Shown in the picture is Diane, right, with MBN Board members Kelley Evans and Frank Horner having lunch to discuss current MBN issues and events.

Ms. Hampton is former Executive Vice President of Memphis in May. She brings immense experience and knowledge coordinating BBQ contests and operating sanctioning networks. The MBN is very fortunate to have Diane working on our team.

Welcome, Diane!!

by Skip Sawyer
FORUM

David Smith of Serial Grillers has opened a new forum group for MBN members. Check it out!

THE PIG PEN

A Visitor's Guide to an MBN BBQ Contest
What is MBN?  The Memphis Barbecue Network 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.

Did you ever wonder what goes on at an MBN contest? Click here to read the entire article.
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