PA Pork Facts

More than 1.24 Million Pigs are raised in PA

PA's pork industry helps to create more than 10,000 jobs across the state

Lancaster County is the Number One County in the state for pork production

Pennsylvania ranks 13th in the country for pork production

Today's pork is 16% leaner and 27% lower in fat than two decades ago

There are over 2,750 pig farms in PA

How to Participate

All Passports must be RECEIVED by PA Pork Producers council by
October 15, 2021 at 11:59:59 EST to be eligible for prizes.

Rules - the quick "bites"

To be eligible to win or be awarded prizes, you must:

1. Provide proof that you are a resident of Pennsylvania.

2. Be 18 years or older.

3. Collect at least 4 stamps on a single passport entry (one entry per participant).

Click for full rules and regulations

Visit all 21 Stops on the trail and be entered to win the ultimate Big Pig Out prize packagE

A Traeger® Grill of Your Choice (valued at $1,000), a Smoker Cookbook, Grill Accessories + Tools
+ a Javelin Thermometer, Variety of Barbecue Sauces + Big Pig Out Tshirt

Visit 16 Stops on the Trail

Win a Javelin Thermometer, Variety of Barbecue Sauces + Big Pig Out Tshirt

Visit 10 Stops on the Trail

Win a Variety of Barbecue Sauces + Big Pig Out Tshirt

Visit 4 Stops on the Trail

Win a Big Pig Out Tshirt

All Passports must be RECEIVED by PA Pork Producers council by October 15, 2021 at 11:59:59 EST to be eligible for prizes.

Participating Locations

Feel free to explore the state! Your stamps don’t have to come from the same region.
Russell’s BBQ
11107 Hartstown Rd, Linesville, PA 16424
EatAtRussells.com
(814) 683-5505
Closed Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays
Smoky Martins BBQ – Meadville
1206 Park Ave, Meadville, PA 16335
SmokyMartinsBBQ.com/Meadville
(814) 333-2271
Closed Mondays
Pap Pap’s Smokehouse
359 Mercer Rd, Greenville, Pennsylvania 16125
PapPapsSmokehouse.com
(724) 373-8356
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
Smoky Martins BBQ – Hermitage
3601 E State St, Hermitage, PA 16148
SmokyMartinsBBQ.com/Hermitage
(724) 308-7557
Closed Mondays
Smokin’ Dave’s BBQ
324 Wampum Ave, Ellwood City, PA 16117
SmokinDavesBarBQ.com
(724) 991-0413
Closed Mondays
Pig & Fire House of Barbecue
1445 Washington Rd, Washington, Pennsylvania 15301
PigFireBBQ.com
(724) 223-1837
Closed Sundays and Mondays
Big Rig’s BBQ
226 Center Rd, Monroeville, Pennsylvania 15146
BigRigsBBQ.com
(412) 646-5250
Closed Mondays
Backwoods Smoke Shack
5963 Seven Points Rd, Hesston, PA 16647
BackwoodsSmokeshack.com
(814) 721- 0229
Closed Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays
Redd’s Smokehouse BBQ – Carlisle
109 N Hanover St, Carlisle, PA 17013
ReddsSmokehouseBBQ.com
(717) 254-6419
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
3 Hogs BBQ
174 North Street, Hanover, PA 17331
3HogsBBQ.com
(717) 632-4227
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
Redd’s Smokehouse BBQ – Mechanicsburg
4890 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
ReddsSmokehouseBBQ.com
(717) 525-9198
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
Skeeter’s Pit BBQ
106 Victor Ln, Shamokin Dam, PA 17876
SkeetersBBQ.com
(570) 743-2727
Big Dan’s BBQ
240 Southern Dr, Catawissa, PA 17820
BigDansBBQ.com
(570) 356-6156
Closed Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays
Acme Barbecue & Catering Company
445 N Market Street, Williamsport, PA 17701
AcmeBarbecue.com
(570) 327-9009
Closed Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays
Callears Bar-B-Que Restaurant and Catering
2081 Elmira St, Sayre, PA 18840
CallearBBQ.com
(570) 888-1088
Closed Mondays
B3Q Smokehouse
200 Wyoming Ave, West Pittston, PA 18643
B3QSmokehouse.com
(570) 883-0100
Closed Sundays and Mondays
Backwoods Brothers Authentic Texas Cuisine
272 S 4th St, Hamburg, PA 19526
Facebook.com/BackwoodsBros
(484) 665-3641
Closed Sundays
Uncle B’s BAR B Q
425 Bridge St, Phoenixville, PA 19460
UncleBsBarBQ.com
(610) 935-1363
Closed Mondays
Bridgeport Rib House
1049 Ford St, Bridgeport, PA 19405
www.RibHouse.net
610-279-1275
The Lucky Well – Ambler
111 E Butler Pike, Ambler, PA 19002
Amb.TheLuckyWell.com
(215) 646-4242
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
The Lucky Well – Warrington
1613 N Main St, Warrington, PA 18976
ValleySquare.TheLuckyWell.com
(215) 646-4242
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays

Official Rules and Regulations

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

  1. Contest starts Thursday, July 1, 2021, at 12:00:01 EST and ends Thursday, September 30, 2021, at 11:59:59 EST (“Contest Period”). Contest sponsored by Pennsylvania Pork Producers Council, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (“Sponsor”) and administered by Born Creative LLC, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (“Administrator”).
  2. Eligibility. Open only to legal residents of Pennsylvania, who are of the legal age of majority or older in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry. Void elsewhere and where prohibited. Sponsor, and employees, officers and directors of Sponsor and its parent and affiliate companies, subsidiaries, and partners (collectively, the “Released Entities”), and each of their respective immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouse) or members of the same household (whether related or not) of such employees/officers/directors are not eligible to enter.
  3. How to Enter. You may enter the Contest in one way as described: (1) During the Contest Period, download “The Big Pig Out Passport” at www.bigpigout.com or retrieve a physical “The Big Pig Out Passport” from participating locations; Visit participating locations and receive one (1) stamp or sticker from each location to mark the appropriate pages of the “Passport”; Mail “Passport” to PA Pork Producers Council, ATTN: Executive Director, 2215 Forest Hills Drive, Suite 39, Harrisburg, PA 17112 to arrive by October 15, 2021 at 11:59:59 EST. Limit one entry per person during Contest Period. Only fully completed entries are eligible. No automated entry devices and/or programs permitted. Entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt. Entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these Official Rules (as well as any details indicated in the social post or other directions provided about the Contest) and the decisions of the Sponsor, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Contest.
  4. Grand Prize. One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded to an individual selected at random from all entries submitted that have accumulated a minimum of twenty-one (21) passport stamps from participating locations during the Contest Period; eligible passports must be received in accordance with entry requirements found in rule #3, How to Enter. Grand Prize consists of: One (1) $1,000 Gift Certificate to Traeger, one (1) cookbook, and grill accessories. Sponsor and/or Administrator reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) of comparable or greater value, in its sole discretion. Winner agrees to accept the Grand Prize “as is” and entrants herby acknowledge that neither Sponsor nor Administrator is in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee relative to the Grand Prize, including warranties provided exclusively by a prize supplier. Additional terms and conditions may apply to event suppliers for which Sponsor and Administrator shall not be responsible or liable in any way for any cancellations, losses or damages. Approximate retail value of the Grand Prize is $1,250. Any difference between stated approximate retail value and actual value of Grand Prize will not be awarded. Winner is solely responsible for any federal, state, and local taxes. Winner must provide Sponsor with a valid Social Security number or taxpayer identification number before prize will be awarded. A Form 1099 will be issued to Grand Prize winner.
  5. Second Prize: Second Prizes will be awarded to those acquiring 16 or more stamps at participating locations during the Contest Period; eligible passports must be received in accordance with entry requirements found in rule #3, How to Enter. Each prize is a quality meat thermometer (average value $12), plus the prizes designated for Third and Fourth Prize, total prize average retail value (including shipping) is $35. Sponsor and/or Administrator reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) of comparable or greater value, in its sole discretion. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution or cash equivalent is permitted. Winner is responsible for any federal, state, and local taxes, if applicable. Each prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied, by Sponsor or Administrator. LIMIT ONE PRIZE PER PERSON.
  6. Third Prize: Third Prizes will be awarded to those acquiring 10 to 15 stamps at participating locations during the Contest Period; eligible passports must be received in accordance with entry requirements found in rule #3, How to Enter. Each prize is a Pennsylvania-produced BBQ sauce (average value $9), plus the prize designated for Fourth prize, total average retail value (including shipping) is $22. Sponsor and/or Administrator reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) of comparable or greater value, in its sole discretion. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution or cash equivalent is permitted. Winner is responsible for any federal, state, and local taxes, if applicable. Each prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied, by Sponsor or Administrator. LIMIT ONE PRIZE PER PERSON.
  7. Fourth Prize: Fourth Prizes will be awarded to those acquiring 4 to 9 stamps at participating locations during the Contest Period; eligible passports must be received in accordance with entry requirements found in rule #3, How to Enter. Each prize is a “Big Pig Out” tee shirt (average value $13, including shipping). Sponsor and/or Administrator reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) of comparable or greater value, in its sole discretion. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution or cash equivalent is permitted. Winner is responsible for any federal, state, and local taxes, if applicable. Each prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied, by Sponsor or Administrator. LIMIT ONE PRIZE PER PERSON.
  8. Odds. The odds of winning the Grand Prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received, according to the eligibility requirements in the Contest.
  9. Winner Notification. Eligible winners will be notified by post, direct message or email. If applicable, winners must provide an accurate postal mailing address so that prize can be mailed to the recipient. Prior to being confirmed as winner, eligible winner may be required to sign and return an Affidavit or Declaration of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within ten (10) days of prize notification. If any eligible winner cannot be contacted within five (5) calendar days of first notification attempt, if any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, if any eligible winner fails to return his/her winner documents within the time set forth above or otherwise rejects his/her prize, or in the event of noncompliance with these Contest Official Rules, such eligible winner will forfeit such prize and an alternate eligible winner may be selected from all remaining eligible entries, time permitting. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given. Potential winners must continue to comply with these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. Limit one prize per person/household.
  10. Sponsor’s Rights. Participation in Contest and acceptance of prize constitutes winner’s grant to Sponsor and Administrator of the irrevocable and perpetual nonexclusive right to use, publicly display, print, publish, reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works from, and provide access to winner’s entry submission, name, address (city and state/province/territory), likeness, photograph, picture, portrait, voice, opinions, biographical information and/or any statements made by winner regarding the Contest or the prize(s) for advertising and promotional purposes without limitation, in any media, worldwide, without notice or additional compensation or consent, except where prohibited by law.
  11. Other Conditions. By participating, entrants and winners each agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless the Released Entities, from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever, including without limitation property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Contest, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Contest-related activity and for any claims based on copyright, trademark, publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery. In case of dispute as to the identity of any entrant, entry will be declared to have been made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry (if submitted). “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Any potential winner may be requested to provide proof that such winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry or other proof of identity. The Released Entities are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, network or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost, interrupted or unavailable network connections, Website, Internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one’s ability to enter the Contest. Contest sponsor reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend this Contest should (in its sole discretion) virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Contest. In such case, winner will be selected from all eligible participants prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules, or attempt to interfere with this Contest in any way shall be disqualified. Released Entities are not responsible for any typographical, display, input, or other error in any Contest materials, or for any errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of entries, or in the announcement of prizes, including such error that may give an erroneous indication that a prize has been won. In no event will a greater number of prizes than stated in these Official Rules be awarded.


    IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED ENTITIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WEBSITE AND/OR THE CONTEST, DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM ANY WEBSITES ASSOCIATES WITH THE CONTEST. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THIS CONTEST AND ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
  12. Winner’s Name. The name of the Grand Prize Winner will be posted to PA Pork Producers Council’s website, whypapork.com, as well as appropriate social media and news outlets on or about November 1, 2021.