Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 20, 2011
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit (http://www.Dickeys.com) has officially announced The Dickey’s Barbecue Pit National Pulled Pork Eating Championship which includes 6 Regional Qualifier sites that will award a trip for the Regional winners to participate in the National Championship to be held at the original Dickey’s Barbecue Pit location in Dallas, Texas in celebration of their 70th Anniversary.
The remaining Regional Qualifiers (Regional Qualifiers were previously held in Raleigh, NC; Bandera, TX and Overland Park, KS) are scheduled for Plano Preston, TX on September 23; Meridian, ID on September 24th and Pleasanton, CA on September 24th and will bring some of the Nation’s top barbecue lovers and eaters together to battle for an elusive 1st Place Regional Qualifier win that will award a trip to Dallas, TX on October 18th to battle for the title of National Pulled Pork Eating Champion along with prize money - $500.00 for 1st, $250.00 for 2nd, $150.00 for 3rd and $50.00 for 4th. Only one winner from each Regional Qualifier will advance to the National Championship in Dallas, TX on October 18th but luckily everyone who participates will walk away a winner with a stomach full of the Nation’s favorite and most loved barbecue!
All Pro Eating Promotions (http://www.CompetitiveEaters.com) will be on hand to officially sanction The Dickey’s Barbecue Pit National Pulled Pork Eating Championship on October 18th in Dallas, TX. “Texas is barbecue country and Dickey’s Barbecue is its King!” were the words of Dave “Coondog” O’Karma, Director of Operations with All Pro Eating. “All Pro Eating is honored to be included in Dickey’s 70th Anniversary celebration at the very place where smoke and meat first made their historic marriage!”
Todd “The Hungry Genius” Greenwald, Chairman of All Pro Eating, commented, “Dickey’s Barbecue Pit can be found in 39 states and has 173 stores which confirms that The Dickey’s Barbecue Pit National Pulled Pork Eating Championship will create an epic barbecue battle that reaches from East to West and North to South. The barbecue lovers that show up for the Regional Qualifiers will most certainly prove that it doesn’t matter where you are from or what size you are – the simple thing that matters is that they crave the delicious pulled pork that only Dickey’s knows how to make and that they want to prove to the Nation that they are indeed the Barbecue Boss and The National Pulled Pork Eating Champion! The lucky audience that will be in Dallas, Texas on October 18th will witness an amazing event!”
About Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit was founded in 1941 and has received numerous awards for their food, customer service and business. The original Dallas location is still open for business and every Dickey’s restaurant slow smokes all of the signature meats. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit provides full service catering options and take-out. More information can be found online at http://www.Dickeys.com
About All Pro Eating Promotions
Founded in 2004, All Pro Eating Promotions has sanctioned over 165 major Competitive Eating contests and events throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Japan and the Philippines. All Pro Eating Promotions’ “Eatertainers” (event participants) and their events and contests have been featured in major media including newspapers, magazines, television, movies and all other types of media throughout the world. All Pro Eating Promotions is also home to the Nation’s only Collegiate Competitive Eating sanctioning body – The National Collegiate Competitive Eating Association (“The NCCEA”). More information can be found at http://www.CompetitiveEaters.com and http://www.thenccea.com