Competition Barbecue Team Information

The entry fee is $200 per team, which includes:

  1. A designated cooking space for Friday and Saturday
  2. Five (5) weekend passes to the festival activities (additional passes can be purchased if you have more team members)
  3. Two (2) team T-shirts (if you need more then let us know how many and what size).

This competition will be performed in accordance with South Carolina BBQ Association Rules and Regulations. The meats will be provided to each team and are included in the entry fee for the event. The categories will be Butts and Ribs. Your team can do either or both of the categories.

Download The Team Application

Download SC BBQ Association Rules & Regulations

Competitions & Prizes

Friday Night Wing Competition

1st Place Winner: $500
2nd Place Winner: $300
3rd Place Winner: $200

Boston ButtS and Ribs

Overall 1st Place: $2,000
Overall 2nd Place: $1,500
Overall 3rd Place: $1,000
Overall champions accumulate the best combined scores from both categories.

Individual Category 1st Place: $500
Individual Category 2nd Place: $300
Individual Category 3rd Place: $200

*In addition, there will be a side brisket competition. If interested, please contact us at for more details.

2020 Hog Fest Teams Coming Soon

it's not just a competition — it's a great cause!

We are thrilled that you are excited about the Hub City Hog Fest, a barbecue contest to benefit Mobile Meals of Spartanburg, S.C. All proceeds from this event benefit Mobile Meals.

Since the the Hub City Hog Fest first started filling Downtown Spartanburg with the sweet, smoky smell of barbecue seven years ago, it has raised more than $380,000 for Mobile Meals, and we hope to continue for many years to come. Please come out and not only have a lot of fun, but join with us in supporting this great organization and helping our community!


Mobile Meals

Scenes from the Festival


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