The 8th Annual Mountain High BBQ Festival drew thousands to the Macon County Fairgrounds last Saturday for the annual BBQ contest and car show. The car show featured more than 100 car entries and BBQ from nearly a dozen different states were entered into the Kansas City BBQ sanctioned competition.

Winners of the BBQ competition are:

Grand Champion – Pro Division

Hickory Prime – Dahlonega, GA

Reserve Grand Champion  –  Pro Division

Midnight Burn – Hendersonville, NC

Grand Champion – Backyard Division

Sunnyside Smoke  –  Bessemer City, NC

Reserve Grand Champion – Backyard Division

The Smokin’ Hot Reps – Stone Mountain, GA

Tastin’ Tent

Winner –  Bar-B-Q 101 – Lake City, TN  –    Cup # 14

Winners of the car show are as follows:

People’s Choice Winner – Dave Finn – 1944 Willis Overland

2nd place People’s Choice – Homer Holbrooks – 1955 Chevrolet Belair

Kid’s Choice – #37 – Mike Hundley – 2012 Chevy Camaro