Memphis Barbecue Network


BBQ is important, so is family..

Judging MBN

What can we help you with? Below are a few common questions, if this is not what you need, please send us an email,

  • Want to become a judge?  Attend One of our Upcoming Judge’s Classes below!
  • Need to renew your Membership? Click Here
  • Lost or Broken Badge? Click Here.
  • Having difficulty with your account? Email
  • Just finished your judges certification? Email a copy of your completed badge to and we will set up your membership account.
If you would like to mail a check for dues vs online, Please mail to MBN, 249 Bloomington Dr., Brighton, TN 38011

To assure that all contests sanctioned by the Memphis Barbecue Network has the best judges anywhere, the
MBN offers judges training classes. Anyone who is enthusiastic about barbecue needs this training to become a
certified judge. The class covers all aspects of barbecue judging and even provides the opportunity to
taste barbecue from MBN Championship Teams.


05/16/2024 – Memphis, TN – For Current World Food Championship Certified Judges – Click for more information including registration

07/26/2024 – Starkville, MS in conjunction with the StarkVegas BBQ Contest – Application Coming Soon!

11/01/2024 – Vienna, GA in conjunction with the Big Pig Jig – Application Coming Soon!