We are grateful for the contests that make up our Whole Hog Barbecue Series, and for the coordinators who dedicate their time and energy making the events and the series a success. The resources below should provide you with details on the sanctioning, judging, and promotion of your event.
- Sanctioning Requirements
- Core Rules for Sanctioned Contests
- Promotional Overview
- On-Site Judging Guidelines
- Showmanship Judging Guidelines
- Blind Taste Judging Guidelines
All Whole Hog Barbecue Series judges must be trained and approved by the N.C. Pork Council. Interested in becoming a judge? Fill out the form below and someone will be in touch.
The video below provides criteria for successfully judging Whole Hog Barbecue Series contests.