A Delta State University Signature Event


Pig Pickin' Cooking Competition

Do you spend your days dreaming of creating the perfect pulled pork? If so, the Pig Pickin' Cooking Competition is for you! Categories include sauce, baked beans, sausage anyway, chick, ribs, and pork. First, second, and third places are awarded in each category, and the team that has the highest cumulative score in the three Championship categories will be crowned Grand Champion.

Think you've got what it takes? Grab a couple of your buddies, and sign up here!


Pig Pickin' wouldn't be complete without live entertainment on Statesmen Park. The weekend kicks off with the headliner on the Park Friday night from 9:00 - midnight. There will also be live entertainment on the Park all day Saturday. Keep checking this page to see this year's lineup!