As a Pitmaster, Myron Mixon competed in his first competition in Augusta, Georgia, in 1996. He took first place in whole hog, first place in pork ribs and third in pork shoulder. Since then, he’s won more barbecue competitions than anyone else in the world. He’s won over 180 grand championships and still counting. Resulting in over 1,700 total trophies, 30 state championships, 8 Team of the Year awards, 11 national championships, and counting. Myron’s team has taken three first place whole hogs at the Jack Daniels World Championship Invitational Barbecue Competition. Grand Champion at the World Championship in Memphis four times: 2001, 2004, 2007 and 2016. and, has also taken first place in the Whole Hog category at the World Championship in: 2001, 2003, 2004, 2007 and 2016. And, his team is the only team to win Grand Championships in Memphis in May, Kansas City BBQ Society, and Florida BBQ Association in the same year.