Praise the Lard Murphysboro Barbecue Cook-off
September 21 - September 23
The Warehouse, 214 N. 17th Street, Murphysboro.
This ‘must-attend’ barbecue circuit event draws teams from across the United States to compete for over $25,000 in prize money. Nationally recognized as one of the best places to experience and celebrate the competitive barbecue circuit lifestyle, the Memphis Barbecue Network (MBN) and the Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS) sanctioned weekend evaluates competitors for fish, wings, chicken, shoulder, ribs, brisket, and the whole hog. Competitors will vie for the coveted titles of Grand Champion, entry into Memphis in May, the Kansas City Royal, and the Jack Daniel’s draw.