Jacksonville, Fla. -- If you love Bar-b-que, then the place to be today was the Jacksonville Backyard BBQ Championships.
Participant Perry Walthour says the event boasts the best BBQ in the Southeast, his. " Best in the Southeast, bar none!"
The event was held at the Pepsi Plaza at Evervank.
35 bar-b-cue teams competed for best chicken, ribs, and pork, and the title of Grand Champion. Nowell Wood with the Goodfellas BBQ team won last year. "It's a big deal, but the best thing about it is the kids we help. That is why we are here. Winning is the icing on the cake."
Wood has been grilling for 40 years and cooks in 55-gallon barrells.
The event also raised money for the Daniel's Glyn Cook Memorial scholarship.
It helps Daniel graduates go to college.
Daniel is Florida's oldest non-profit agency.