Annual BBQ Duel wraps up Sunday

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TUPELO – The seventh annual Tupelo BBQ Duel concluded Sunday afternoon with its two-day competition and big wins for competing teams.

Fire Dancer BBQ of Bryant, Arkansas was named overall double duel grand champion on Sunday and also won day one of the competition on Saturday. Smoking Butt Heads from Wellford, South Carolina came in second on Saturday.

Killer Hogs from Hernando won day two’s overall championship, with last year’s double champion, Cajun Blaze of Gonzales, Louisiana, coming in second place.

People’s Republic of Swina was the best local team win, coming in seventh place in the brisket competition on Saturday.

The annual BBQ Duel is the signature fundraiser for the non-profit Link Centre arts and social services center.

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