Commissioners Cup Winners
South Carolina Department of Agriculture
Hugh Weathers, Commissioner
Media Contact: Kelly Coakley, 803‐734‐2196, firstname.lastname@example.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 22, 2014
COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Commissioners Cup BBQ Cook Off & Festival named a new State Barbecue Champion Saturday. The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) hosted the two-day competition, where 40 teams took part in the “Anything Butt” contest featuring chicken wings, and the State Championship featuring Boston Butts and pork ribs.
2014 Winners and Awards:
Grand Champion (State title): Pot Belly Cookers – Dennis Jarrett, Summerville, SC
$600 & automatic bid to the World Food Championship held in Las Vegas, NV.
Reserve Champion: On the Spot BBQ – Ronnie Bishop, Greenwood, SC
1st Place – Blind Swine BBQ – Mike Sanders, Greenwood, SC
2nd Place – Razorbacks BBQ – Jason Peterson, Summerville, SC
3rd Place – Piggy Backs BBQ – Mitchell Sims, Olanta, SC
1st Place – Hotlanta – Phillip Miles, Lake City, SC
2nd Place – Fire and Smoke Shak – Jack Fulton, Monks Corner, SC
3rd Place –Some-R-Swine – Seth Watari, Summerville, SC
Peoples’ Choice: Hog-N-Around – Trey Hoey, Cayce, SC
Anything Butt: LowCountry Barbecue & Catering – Lou Hutto, Columbia, SC
In addition to a cash prize, winners in all categories of the Commissioners Cup also received trophies. The Southern Barbecue Network sanctioned the event.