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Smithfield Sizzles in 2012

February 24, 2012

Smithfield Foods is adding some sizzle to the KCBS schedule in 2012. The Smithfield Rib Super Series is an exciting opportunity for competition BBQ teams to cook with Smithfield and chase a championship all season long.

The Smithfield Rib Super Series is a points chase competition across 10 KCBS sanctioned events with bonus money payouts for the top three finishers at each competition event and the top three finishers overall. Not only is Smithfield putting up the bonus money, they’re putting up the ribs too!  Registered teams participating in the Smithfield Rib Super Series will receive four complimentary racks of Smithfield Ribs to experiment with or use during the competition and a rebate coupon good for $5.00 off per case (up to $500) of select Smithfield Products.

Teams participating in the points chase will receive points based up on their finishing position at their best four events of the series.  The three qualifying teams with the highest point total overall will win bonus Grand prize money with the overall winner earning bragging rights as the Smithfield Rib Super Series Grand Champion.

To participate you MUST register at least 3 weeks prior to each event. At each event Smithfield will reward the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers in the Rib Category with a bonus of $500, $250 and $100 respectively.  The points chase champion will be awarded at the 2013 KCBS Annual Banquet and take home $2500.

Register today.   For more information and to view the official rules and regulations click here.

2012 Smithfield Rib Super Series Schedule





April 20 - 22

Pork in the Park

Salisbury, MD

April 27 - 28

Hog Fest in Historic Edenton

Edenton, NC

May 18 - 19

Chesapeake Jubilee BBQ Cook-Off

Chesapeake, VA

June 8

Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival

Tryon, NC

June 23 - 24

Safeway National Capital Barbecue Battle

Washington, DC

Aug 24 - 25

Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival

Kennesaw, GA

Aug 31 - Sept 1

Smoke on the Beach

Myrtle Beach, SC

Oct 12 - 13

Eastern Carolina BBQ Throw Down

Rocky Mount, NC

Nov 2 - 3

Hog Happnin'

Shelby, NC

Nov 16 - 17

The National BBQ Cup

Cumming, GA


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