Memphis in May tells 35 barbecue teams they can’t compete due to space

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 10, 2023 6:07 PM CT | Published: March 10, 2023 2:33 PM CT

Memphis in May used a number of factors to decide what teams wouldn’t make the cut for this year’s scaled-down World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest in Tom Lee Park.


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Jennifer Biggs

Jennifer Biggs

Jennifer Biggs is a native Memphian and veteran food writer and journalist who covers all things food, dining and spirits related for The Daily Memphian.


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