An annual battle between teams from North Carolina and South Carolina. Three from each state qualify at the last Hog Happnin' by being the highest scoring teams from their home state. War teams compete using their KCBS competition scores and cook for state bragging rights and a custom trophy.


2015 BBQ War Custom Trophy by Roger Martin, woodworker

2015 BBQ War Winner Smoke This, NC

with Roger Martin of Martin Custom Cabinets

Past Winners











2015 Smoke This, NC

2014 Smoking Butt Heads, SC

2013 Two Old Men and a Grill, NC

2012 Smokehouse Mafia, NC

2011 Screamin' Nite Hog, NC

2010 Screamin' Nite Hog, NC

2009 Lazy Bones, NC

2008 Butts & Breastts, SC
2007 Willy T's Dixie Smokers, SC
2006 Willy T's Dixie Smokers, SC
2005 Willy T's Dixie Smokers, SC
2004 Hickory Knoll Cookers, NC
2003 Papa's Pride, NC
2002 EB's Bar-B-Que, NC
2001 Roadrunner BBQ Team, NC

Teams Qualified for 2016

From North Carolina

Smokehouse Mafia

Midnight Burn

Smokin' Skullies

Two Old Men and a Grill, alternate

From South Carolina

Sweet Daddy's Smokehouse

Sue E Pigg

Alternates will be drawn from SC teams competing.