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Plant City Chamber of Commerce

Pig Jam

Join Us For the Most Spectacular BBQ Contest Ever!

Plant city Pig Jam Festival

The Plant City Pig Jam

Saturday, November 22, 2014

10AM to 5PM

At the Randy Larson Softball Four-Plex Stadium
Plant City, FL

Don't miss out on the:

  • Fabulous Food
  • Live Entertainment
  • Kids Activities
  • Great Merchandise
  • And of course - that finger licking good barbecue!

Do you make the best BBQ? If you think you do, or if you just like to eat great BBQ, come to the 12th Annual Plant City Pig Jam State BBQ Championship, brought to you by the Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce. Individuals will compete in the professional and amateurs' barbeque competition Saturday, November 22nd at the Randy Larson Softball Four-Plex, 1900 South Park Rd/1401 Gordon Food Service Drive. The general public has the opportunity to sample some of the best BBQ in the country!

Pig Jam has been sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS). For entry information and rules and regulations governing each of the two categories (professional, amateurs), contact Plant City Chamber of Commerce 813-754-3707. Prizes will be awarded in each category with professionals vying for the $3,000 Grand Champion Award, $2,000 for Reserve and cash prizes through 10th place in each of the four food categories (BBQ Ribs, BBQ Port, Beef Brisket and Chicken). Prizes will also be awarded in the amateurs' competitions. Proceeds of the Pig Jam will benefit chamber programs.

Family Fun & Concert

Pig Jammers will have food and a lot more to enjoy. While grills will be busy from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., there will be a rock-climbing wall; moon walks snow cones and cookies plus a host of additional activities for children.

Parking is $5 per vehicle and - admission is FREE! Live band will be will be playing from 10:30 am-5:00 pm.

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Below are the 2014 Rules, Regulations and Contracts for contestants, vendors and sponsors wanting to participate in the Plant City Pig Jam. Return forms to the Chamber by fax, email or mail.

2014 Pig Jam Applications:

Professional BBQ Contestant Application

Amateur BBQ Contestant Application

Sponsor Application

Vendor Application PDF

Judges Application

2013 Pig Jam Results:

Professional & Backyard Standings

Ancillary Standings