An Ottumwa restaurant, Warehouse Barbecue Co., beat out 15 other competitors to take the championship of the Pulled Pork Madness bracket sponsored by the Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA). In the championship round, Warehouse Barbecue Co. defeated Iowa BBQ Co. of Le Mars.

 Warehouse Barbecue Co. is owned by a father and son duo, Dusty and Roger Ware. The menu describes their winning pulled pork as made from hickory-smoked Duroc premium pork.