Georgia’s Killer B’s BBQ takes top prize
Sunday, July 13, 2014 12:42 AM
Jan and Jim Burg of Killer B’s BBQ from Evans, Georgia jump up screaming in joy upon hearing the announcement that they are the 2014 Grand Champions of the Festival of Discovery.
(MADDY JONES | INDEX-JOURNAL)
The grills and pavement seemed to sizzle Saturday as guests gathered under a scorching July sun for the final day of the Festival of Discovery.
The festival featured live performances of blues at various venues across Greenwood, as well as a hot dog eating contest, barbecue tastings and a children’s area complete with rides.
But perhaps the most anticipated event of the competition is Kansas City Barbeque Society competition. This year’s competition boasted 90 teams from various states.
Killer B’s BBQ from Evans, Georgia claimed the title of Grand Champion, taking home a $3,000 prize. Killer B’s consisted of Jim and Jan Burg.
Jan Burg said their team was ranked third in the world last year
Sauced! BBQ out of Charlotte, took home the title of Reserve Grand Champion, and also took home first place in the Taster’s Choice competition.
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