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Poker Porkers Wins Championship in Clean Sweep of All Categories

Bolivar, TN | October 24, 2022: Poker Porkers rolled into Bolivar on Friday morning, October 21, 2022, for the second time in as many years, and they rolled out of Bolivar on Saturday evening as the Best of the Best in a clean sweep of all categories in the Bolivar BBQ Blowout Pro Division. Winners in each category are listed below.

BBQ team Poker Porkers and Mayor Julian McTizic
Poker Porkers Takes All

Whole Hog, Professional Division

  1. Poker Porkers

  2. Smokemasters

  3. Hank's BBQ

  4. Boom Boom Que

  5. Jack's Old South

Pulled Pork, Professional Divison

  1. Poker Porkers

  2. Fireside Smokers

  3. Slabs A Smokin'

  4. U Pigs

  5. Great Pig in the Sky

Ribs, Professional Division

  1. Poker Porkers

  2. Fireside Smokers

  3. Sweet & Smokey

  4. Smokemasters

  5. Rolling Bones

In the Backyard Division, local teams competed for cash and prizes in three divisions: chicken, pulled pork, and ribs. The Backyard Grand Champion and winner of the Mayor's Award was Piggy Bankers, a team of cookers representing The Bank of Hardeman County. Backyard division winners in each category are listed below.

Pulled Pork, Backyard Division

  1. Vaughan Oil Presents Habeus Porkus

  2. All Hail the Swine

  3. Piggy Bankers

Ribs, Backyard Division

  1. Piggy Bankers

  2. Nacho's

  3. All Hail the Swine

The Chicken Challenge was a new category this year and was sponsored by Wall Innovations.

  1. Bolivar Energy Authority

  2. Nacho's

  3. Great Pig in the Sky

"Congratulations to all of the 2022 Bolivar BBQ Blowout winners. This competition has a tremendously positive impact on our local economy. We appreciate all of the effort put into the competition from all of the teams, staff, and volunteers. This event is something that Bolivar can be extremely proud of, and we hope to see it get bigger each year," said Mayor Julian McTizic. "I also want to take this time to thank all of the sponsors of this year's event. Without our generous sponsors, we could not host events of this magnitude."

To view the full photo album of the weekend's events, please visit the city Flickr page by clicking here.

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