2016 Carolina Pig Jig

Grand Champion – Doric 30 AF&AM

People’s Choice Award

– Rhamkatte 827 PHA

Team Spirit
– Widow’s Son 4 PHA
2015 Grand Champion Presentation
– Branchwater BBQ
Pork First Place
– Doric 30 AF&AM
Pork Second Place
– Rhamkatte 827 PHA

Pork Third Place
– Branchwater BBQ
Chicken First Place
– Lenoir York Rite
Chicken Second Place
– Branchwater BBQ
Chicken Third Place
– Doric 30
Sauce First Place
– Holly Springs 115

Sauce Second Place
– Doric 30
Sauce Third Place

– Mentor Lodge 55

Carolina Pig Jig BBQ Competition

The Carolina Pig Jig has been cooking up some great BBQ, Chicken, and sauces since 2006. We appreciate our BBQ Judges & Celebrities, Sponsors and especially the Teams that come out to cook it every year. Come see our heritage and our past event photographs and videos.

2009 Carolina Pig Jig

4th Annual Masonic Carolina Pig Jig BBQ Cook-off


  • 1st year partnering with Got To Be NC Festival at the NC State Fairgrounds
  • 21 teams participated
  • 1750 people attended
  • $8000 net to charities (50/50 Central Children’s Home and Masonic Home for Children)


Carolina Pig Jig Grand Champions 2009 – Prince Hall District #27
Brent Gerald, Nate Degraffinreaidt, Milton Gerald

People’s Choice Winner – Salem Lodge #289
The trophies keep coming for Cliff, Joey, and team


Team Spirit Winner – William T Bain – Lodge #231


Other Top Finishers – several Riverside #606 participants


Even the Kilts were there


Got To Be NC Grocery Cart


Oxford Lodge #122 – Chinese Box


John Castleberry, Sheriff Donnie Harrison, EMS Chief Skip Kirkwood
(not pictured: Ann Edmundson – NC Pork Council, Ken Richards – FL BBQ Society, Ken Smith – WRAL)


Commissioner of Agriculture – Steve Troxler


Waiting for some fine Masonic BBQ


Raleigh 500 Fater and Son : Secretary Emeritus – Gene Jordan with son Brack Jordan


Congressman Bob Etheridge always enjoys our event


Raleigh 500 Corey Harrington with door prize winners


Commissioner of Agriculture, Steve Troxler with Raleigh 500 Worshipful Master Russ Swindell and trophies

2006 Carolina Pig Jig

1st Annual Masonic Carolina Pig Jig BBQ Cook-off

The 1st Annual Masonic Carolina Pig Jig BBQ Cook-off was held on September 16th, 2006 at the NC State Fairgrounds – here in Raleigh, NC.

Special Guests

• U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge
• Prince Hall GM Milton F. Fitch Jr.
• GM Gene T. Jernigan ( 2006 )



First Prize Winners

Joey Transou & Cliff Pranke of Salem Lodge #289 won the Grand Championship as well as the People’s Choice award.






First, Second and Third Prize Winners