BBQ Festival The Kinston-Lenoir County Chamber of Commerce presents...

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BBQ Festival on the Neuse and
Wil King Hog Happenin’ 2013 Teams


BBQ Festival on the Neuse and
Wil King Hog Happenin’ 2012 Winners


1. Team #14 Lenoir Community College 2
Hannah McLawhorn
$300.00 & Trophy
Sponsor: Affordable Care Inc.

2. Team #15 Lenoir Community College 1
Jeff Yourdon
$200.00 & Trophy
Sponsor: LCC/LCC Small Business Center

3. Team #12 Mad Boar
Kevin Caulfield
$100.00 & Trophy
Sponsor: Select Food Service/Mad Boar/River Landing

4. Team #3 & 4 When Pigs Fly I & II
Richard Wiggs & Allen Braxton
Sponsor: Spirit Aerosystems, Inc.

5. Team #28 Pigs’ On
Richard Rollins
Sponsor: Chef and The Farmer/Pride of Kinston

PRODUCT QUALITY-Backyard Division

1. Team #70 Deep Run Boys
Ray Mozingo
$300.00 & Trophy
Sponsor: Kitchen Craft Home Builders

2. Team #68 Skin-It-Back Cooking Team
Jordan Andrews
$200.00 & Trophy
Sponsor: Journal Communications

3. Team #77 Country Ham Cookin’ Team
Sara Windham
$150.00 & Trophy
Sponsor: Jones, Barlow, Parish Group/Merrill Lynch

PRODUCT QUALITY - Professional

1. Team #9 Macon Bacon
Frank Gregg
$500.00 & Trophy
Sponsor: Discovery Insurance/Markham/Gray & Dennis

2. Team #36 Garner BBQ
Jamie Garner
$300.00 & Trophy
Sponsor: The Little Bank - Greenville

3. Team #10 Hall’s Cookin’ Team
Mike Hall
$200.00 & Trophy
Sponsor: Culpepper & Jones/Wells Fargo Investments

4. Team #41 Wilder’s Old Style BBQ
James Wilder
$100.00 & Trophy
Sponsor: Domestic Fabrics & Blankets Corp/Evans & Associates

Teams, Cooks & Sponsors

What a Great Year for the BBQ Festival on the Neuse and Wil King Hog Happenin' We have currently signed up 75 Teams and have 3 on our waiting list!! You may still enter and we will add you to the waiting list!

Team Chief Cook Sponsors
Down Home Cookers Joe Peterson
Chubby Chucks Charles Ritchie
Lazy Dayz David Grandy
Captain Charlie's Cooks Charlie L. Meeks
Buckhorn BBQ Gray Dickens
Pot Belly Pigs Russell Snider
Kee-Lang Kookers Ronnie Mills
Bristle Cookin Team Jim Bristle
Pig in Heat Zack Jenkins
BAWS HAWG Carlton Skipper
TradeMart Traders Arthur Williams
Country Boy's Grilling Johnny Weddle Sr.
Hall's Cookin' Team Mike Hall
Wilder's Old Style BBQ James F. Wilder
Natural Born Griller's Anthony Houston
Minute Men Cookers Earl Fowler
B.P. Country Cookers Bobby Prescott
BRB BBQ Brandon Wells
Ladies and Red Richard Baylis
West Pharmaceutical Serv Ed Waida
NC 'cue Competition BBQ Team Mike Brock
Killin' Time Cookin' Team Chris Howard
Killin Time Cooking Team Ryan Barbour
Hawg Head Cooking Team Tyler Whitley
Porkin' For The Weekend Will Anders
Pork Stars Lynwood Harper
Magnum P.I.G. Starkey Mills
Pigs In Spaaaace Adam Short
GAMMS Good Cooks Greg Warren
Pig's On! Richard Rollins
"Ham It Up ""Club Style"" Dave Marshburn
LCC 1 Jeff Yourdon
LCC 2 Jeff Yourdon
LCC 3 Jeff Yourdon
Team Copy Pro Jacques Passailaigue
Ironclad Cookers Tommy Mercer
HHH Farms Tony Hill
Street's Lil Pigs Joey Street
Sandy Bottom Boys David Elmore
G-que Garrett Field
H Team Mike Heath
Two Brothers BBQ Terry Swinson
Just Cooking Richie Williamson
Hawg Wild Michael Jenkins
Macon Bacon Frank Gregg
Daddy's Footsteps Taylor Gregg
Skin-it-Back Cooking Team Jordan Andrews
MC3 Pig Cooking Team Jim McCoy
MC3 Pig Cooking Team Jim McCoy III
The Lenoir Co. Mason's & Eastern Star Deral Raynor
Mainbergs Chilli & Wing Team Brandon Jones
White Town B.B.Q Frank Ramsey
Blue Creek Crew Ryan Pugh
Country Ham Cookin' Team Sara Windham
Full Moon Cookers Glen Snader
Brown Town Rufus Grant
The Hole Kenny Boo
Walstonburg-Grill Masters Charles Artis
Swamp Loggers  
  David Mooring
  Jim Ferrell
Run It Up Cookin Team Sam Hammond
  J. D. Hammond
  David/George Smith
When Pigs Fly Joey Wicihtl
Robert Joyce Farms Buddy Culbreth
Garner BBQ Jamie Garner
Down on the Farm Jon Hoffman
Deep Run Boys Ray Mozingo
Bch B Q Andy Eliot
BBQ IT Jerry Lee Rich
Just Grillin' Daniel Hunnings
Twisted Tequilla Certifiable Cooking Team Just Joe
WAIT LIST -------------------------- -------------------------- --------------------------
  J.W. Condon
The Flying Squealers Richard Diezi

To register a cook team on the waiting list, please fill out the online form...


ADNET/TACC9 | Ambassadors | John Archie | Barbara LaRoque | BB & T | Best Diamond | Big Blue | Brown's Service Center | Carolina Publishing Associates | CRDN (Certified Restoration Drycleaning Network) | Chef and the Farmer | Cherry Energy | Contract Flooring & Design | CopyPro | Corporate Resources | Cousins, Jimmy | Dance Expressions | Davis Wholesale Tires | Discovery Ins. | Domestic Fabrics and Blankets Corp. | Down East Protection | E & L, Inc. #1 | E & L, Inc. #2 | East Coast Equipment, LLC | Ernie Everett Site Prep & Demolition | Evan's & Associates | Fast Forward Signs | Garner Funeral Home | Heath, Steve | Infinity Network Services | Integrated Container Corp. | Jack Harrell, DDS | Journal Communications | Kinston Dental Associates | Kinston Neuse Corporation | LCC Small Business Center | Lenoir Community College | Lenoir County Fair Association | Massey Motor Company | McConnell Holdings, Inc. | Med Source | Mills International, Inc. | Neuse Sport Shop | North Carolina Dist. LLC (Dean Rouse) | Perry Management | Pressly Laundry and Dry Cleaners | Pride of Kinston | St. John's Lodge No. 4 | Sitterson & Barker | SMC Home Finance | Smith, George and Danny | Smithfield Packing | Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. #1 | Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. #2 | Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. #3 | Stainless Steel Joe | Steve Hardy's Original Beach Party | Suddenlink Communications | The Free Press | the little bank | the little bank-Greenville | Tony Hughes Construction/Charles Hughes Construction | James H. Tripp | Tyndall's Service Center | Vick's Cleaners | W.A. Moore Insurance | West Pharmaceutical | Wooten & Turick | Young Professionals of Lenoir County


Sponsors please come and join the festivities!

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Some of the Guys - Jazz Concert - 6:00pm

Friday, May 4, 2012

Cook Teams Set-up - 12:00 noon

Introduction of Cook Teams and Sponsors followed by
Live Music - 7:15pm

Chief Cook Briefing - 7:00 p.m.

Showmanship Judging Begins - 7:30 p.m.

Mighty Saints of Soul Concert - 7:30pm

Fire’em up Fireworks and Meat Delivery - approx. 9:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Cookers' Breakfast - 6:00 a.m.

On-Site Judging Begins - 8:00 a.m.

Announcement of Winners - approx. 1:00 p.m.

BBQ Festival on the Neuse activities - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Barbeque Plates and Sandwiches served - 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

To register your Cook Team, please fill out the online form...

For more information please contact Jan Barwick at (252) 527-1132 or


Thank You 2015 Sponsors...

Flamin' Sponsors


2015 BBQ Activity Partners

NC Cooperative Extension - Lenoir COunty Center    Partnership for Children
Famrers' Market CCA
Lenoir County Fair Association

Smokin' Sponsors

Burgers and Brew Sponsor

 Mother Earth Brewery       

Sauce Boss Sponsors

Grillin' Sponsors

Affordable Care/Affordable Dentures



Realo Drugs

The Harvest Connection Disaster Relief Ministry

Harvey Tidewater Transit

Southern Sides Awards Sponsors

Chef and the Farmer - The Boiler Room

Woodmen of the World

Cookin' Sponsors

Carolina Publishing Associates

US Cellular

Piggly Wiggly Fresh Buy

Lenoir Memorial Hospital

Oak City BBQ

Dr. Kenneth Lee Johnson MD Internist- Kinston NC

Doug Henry of Kinston, Inc.

Century Link

Thousand Words Photography by Marie

East Coast Power and Lighting

Friends of the Festival

City of Kinston Falling Creek Country Club
King's RestaurantLenoir County Sheriff’s Office
Kinston Public ServicesLenoir County Emergency Services
Lenoir Oxygen SupplyLenoir Community College
Leonard Buildings and Truck Accessories

Mills International, Inc.North Lenoir FFA Students
Riverside Bicycles and Outdoor Sports
A-1 Auto Repair of Kinston Inc.Wal-Mart of Kinston
Minges PepsiCapps Trailer & Promotions

Chamber President’s Club Festival Members:

* Gold Sponsors *
Copy Pro Inc. * Harvey Fertilizer and Gas * Lenoir Memorial Hospital
The Free Press * Down East Protection Systems

* Silver Sponsors *
CenturyLink * Minges Bottling Group * Perry Management
Duke Energy * BB&T
Spirit Aerosystems * West Pharmaceutical Services Inc.

* Theme Song by The Donald Thompson Underwood Band *

North Carolna Association of Festivals & Event        North Carolina Pork Council

See a list of the 2014 Sponsors...