SmokeSlam announces first-ever winners

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: May 20, 2024 4:17 PM CT | Published: May 18, 2024 7:56 PM CT

Organizers said the $250,000 in prize money is the biggest purse in barbecue contest history; the Grand Champion took home a $50,000 prize.


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Christin Yates

Christin Yates

Christin Yates is a native Memphian who has worked in PR and copywriting since 2007. She earned her B.S. in public relations and M.S. in mass communications from Murray State University.


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