Troy Pig Out 2016

 

Saturday, July 16 from 10:00am to 9:00pm. 

The 9th annual Troy Pig Out challenged barbeque masters from across the Northeast to duke it out for the top prize in the categories of: Best Pulled Pork, Best BBQ Chicken, Best Pork Rib, Best Beef Brisket, Grand Champion, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que People's Choice Pork Rib contest, Mayor’s Choice, and more.

The Troy Pig Out is an official Empire State competition sanctioned by New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo, citing New York pride in its place as the site of events that highlight the state and its tradition of excellence in offering unique foods and specialty dishes often based upon tried and true recipes that have endured through the generations. 

Are you interested in vending at the 2016 Troy Pig Out?

Vendor Application :: click here

Competitor Application :: click here

Judge Application :: click here

 

Event Details!

  • Take Home the Pig  Grand Champion across all three meat categories was awarded prize money, a 2015 Troy Pig Out trophy, and their business branding on the label for the Troy Pig Out Championship Hickory Barbeque Sauce and Brown Sugar Bourbon Rub for the following year.
  • Offsite Cooking Allowed  For the first time ever, local business owners were able to compete and vend at the Troy Pig Out without having to prepare their food onsite. This change threw the doors wide open to greater Capital Region culinary champions in their own right, inviting a diverse selection of delicious themed menu options. The sky’s the limit for a pig to fly!
  • Favorites-Focused Competition  Categories for judging focused on crowd favorites – Pork Rib, Pulled Pork Beef Brisket, and Chicken – for their ease of preparation and accessibility to a wider audience.
  • One day, endless food and fun  2015’s Troy Pig Out scaled back from two days to a single day festival, packed with lip-smacking BBQ and family-friendly entertainment like live music, American classic pie and hot dog eating contests, children’s games and performances, craft vendors, and so much more.

 

The People Have Chosen!

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Congratulations to all of the 2015 winners!

$3,700.00 in cash prizes and trophies were awarded for 1st and 2nd Place in each meat category, Grand Champion, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que People's Choice, Mayor's Choice. The Grand Champion across all four meat categories wins their business branding on the label for the Troy Pig Out Championship Hickory Barbeque Sauce and Brown Sugar Bourbon Rub for the following year.  And don't forget the bragging rights!

2015 Grand Champion :: Doc Bone's BBQ

2015 Mayor's Choice Ribs :: Mort's Meat Mafia

1st Place Chicken :: Doc Bone's BBQ

2nd Place Chicken :: Mort's Meat Mafia

1st Place Pork Ribs :: Yanni's

2nd Place Pork Ribs :: Capital Q Smokehouse

1st Place Beef Brisket :: Doc Bone's BBQ

2nd Place Beef Brisket :: Mort's Meat Mafia

1st Place Pulled Pork :: Yanni's

2nd Place Pulled Pork :: Mort's Meat Mafia

2016 Sponsors

The Troy Pig Out is made possible by generous donations from our sponsors. If you'd like to sponsor the Troy Pig Out, click here for more information.

                

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