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For more information, visit the California BBQ Association website at cbbqa.org.

Dec. 2, 2017:  Slap Yo’ Daddy BBQ Class, Diamond Bar, CA.

Jan. 13, 2018:  CBBQA Awards and Annual Meeting, Casa de Fruta, Hollister, CA.

Feb. 3, 2018:  Q Fest, San Dimas. CA.

Feb. 10, 2018:  Judges Workshop UCR, Riverside, CA.

Feb. 17, 2018:  Judges Workshop Alameda, Alameda, CA.

Feb. 24, 2018:  The Smithfield Guinea Pig 2018 (KCBS), Indio, CA.

March 24, 2018:  7th Annual Santa Anita Park Winners’ Circle BBQ Championship (KCBS), Arcadia, CA.

May 26, 2018:  Big Bear Chill & Grill BBQ Competition (KCBS), Big Bear Lake, CA.

June 9, 2018:  Chillin’ & Grillin’ by the Vines, Lodi, CA.

June 23, 2018:  Silicon Valley BBQ Championship 2018 (KCBS), Santa Clara, CA.

August 18, 2018:  Lassen Annual BBQ Cook-Off 2018 (KCBS), Susanville, CA.

For more information, visit the Central Texas Barbecue Association website at www.ctbabbq.com

Dec. 7, 2017:  CTBA Awards Ceremony @ 6pm, Fat Boys BBQ, Temple, TX.

2nd Tuesday of Every Month @ 6pm, Recurring CTBA Meeting, Fat Boys BBQ, Temple, TX.

For additional information, visit the Florida BBQ Association website at www.FBABBQ.com.

Dec. 1-2, 2017: Orange Blossom Review, Lake Wales, FL. Contact: Rusty Ingley, 863-676-7981 or email: info@orangeblossomrevue.com.

Dec. 8-9, 2017:  FBA Fun Cook, Winter Haven, FL  Contact:  Matt Barber, 863-602-0857 or Email:  matt@hotwachulas.com

Dec. 9, 2017:  Judges Seminar – FBA Fun Cook, Winter Haven, FL.   FMI:  fbabbq.com

Jan. 5-6, 2018:  Big Swamp Smoke Off, Naples, FL. Contact:  Shannon Hubbell, 239-455-1444 x201 or email: office@colliercountyfair.com.

Jan. 19-20, 2018:  Pigz in Z’Hills BBQ & Blues, Zephyrhills, FL.  Contact: Melonie Monson, 813-782-1913 or email: director@zephyrhillschamber.org.

Jan. 26 – 28, 2018:  Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA.  Contact: http://www.jacksoldsouth.com/cooking-school

Feb. 2-3, 2018:  Smoke on the Water, Winter Haven, FL.  Contact:  Kevin Ward, 863-325-9070 or Email:  krw@awarddesign.net

Feb. 9-10, 2018:  The Old Florida Outdoor Festival, Apopka, FL. Contact: John Hanson, 352-255-4853 or email: jhanson@apopka.net.

Feb. 16-17, 2018:  Grills Gone Wild, Davenport, FL.  Contact:  Denny McClain, 863-419-3300 x137 or Email:  dmcclain@mydavenport.org.

Feb. 23-24, 2018:  Ribs on the Ridge, Haines City, FL.  Contact:  Jill Latimer, Phone:  863-421-9959 x5959 or Email:  jlatimer@hainescity.com.

Feb. 23-24, 2018:  BBQ, Blues & Brews Cook-off and Family Fest, Melbourne, FL.  Contact:  EFSC Foundation, 321-433-7055 or Email:  efscfoundation@easternflorida.edu.

Mar. 2-3, 2018:  Eagle Lake BBQ Festival, Eagle Lake, FL.  Contact: Mark Stallings, 863-412-2839 or email: mdstalli67@gmail.com.

Mar. 23-24, 2018: Kissimmee Valley Rib Rodeo, Kissimmee, FL.  Contact:  Diana-Marrero-Pinto, 440-714-8124 or email: dmarreropinto@kissimmeemainstreet.com

Apr. 20-21, 2018: Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash, Venice, FL. Contact: Don Fisher, 941-809-5232 or email: donaldpeepaw@gmail.com.

June 15-16, 2018:  Baddest BBQ on the Bone, Madeira Beach, FL.  Contact:  Alan McLeod, Phone:  727 216-6601 or email:  info@oldsaltfishing.org.

For more information, visit the Georgia Barbecue Association website at http://www.bbqga.com/.

Dec. 1-2, 2017: 5th Annual Moultrie Moose Lodge #1158 BBQ Cook-off, Moultrie, GA.  Contact:  Cecil Hinson, 229-891-1103.

Feb. 23-24, 2018: Dilly Dally in Dooly, Vienna, GA.  Contact:  Rhonda Lamb Heath, 229-268-8575.

March 2-3, 2018: Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival 2018, Tifton, GA.  Contact:  Tyrone Spearman 229-386-0216 or Angela Elder 229-392-3376.

March 23-24, 2018: Fire Ant Festival BBQ Bash, Ashburn, GA.  Contact:  Gail Walls 229-567-3436 or 229-567-1479 or email: ggwalls@windstream.net.

April 20-21, 2018:  Robins Flying High BBQ Festival, Warner Robins, GA  31093.  Contact:  Burl Jimmerson, 478-954-2115.

May 4-5, 2018: Three Rivers BBQ Fest at Towns Bluff Park, Hazlehurst, GA.  Contact: Jim Sewell, 912-240-0106 or website: townsbluffpark.com.

For more information, visit the IBCA website at www.IBCAbbq.org.

Dec. 1-2, 2017:  Jake Churchwell Cookoff Benefitting Officer Floyd East Family, Midland, TX.  Contact:  Jimmy Evans, Phone:  432-288-0732 or Email:  evansjd10@gmail.com.

Dec. 1-2, 2017:  North Texas Fair Rodeo Barbecue Cookoff, Denton, TX.  Contact:  Jim Paddack, Phone:  940-390-6864 or Email:  jim@texaschow.com.

Dec. 1-2, 2017:  Creektastic Cookoff, Spring, TX.  Contact:  Jimmy Johnson or Phone:   713-253-7077 or Email: mopete42nil@gmail.com.

Dec. 1-2, 2017:  4th Chupacabra Throwdown BBQ, Beeville, TX.  Contact:  Rose, Phone:  832-788-6974 or Email:  roses@idworld.net.

Dec. 1-2, 2017:  Raymondville Cops for Tots, Raymondville, TX.  Contact:  Tom, Phone:  956-689-2441 or Email:  Tommy.gomez@co.willacy.tx.us.

Dec. 1-2, 2017:  Kookin for Kids Christmas BBQ Cookoff, New Braunfels, TX.  Contact:  Rob Cardenas, Phone:  830-515-9026 or Email:  texastoughbbq@hotmail.com.

Dec. 1-2, 2017:  Huffman Youth Athletic Association HYAA 2nd Annual BBQ Competition, Contact:  Jeremy Phillips, Phone:  713-614-8780 or Email:  jeremy.phillips99@gmail.com.

Dec. 8-9, 2017:  Pearland Area Dads Club Jingle Bell Cookoff, Pearland, TX.  Contact:  Troy Bayham, Phone:  832-264-2432 or Email:  troy.bayham@att.net.

Dec. 8-9, 2017:  Noche de Paz, San Juan, TX.  Contact:  Roy Garcia, Phone:  956-402-8395 or Email:  roygarcia3096@gmail.com.

Dec. 8-9, 2017:  Briscoe Ranch BBQ at the Crossroads, Uvalde, TX.  Contact:  Wade, Phone: 830-486-7055 or Email:  capenterpics@aol.com.

Dec. 15-16, 2017:  Thin Blue Line BBQ Cookoff, Carrizo Springs, TX.  Contact:  Benny Rocha, Phone:  512-201-5354 or Email:  thinbluelinebbqcookoff@gmail.com.

Dec. 15-16, 2017:  Waters Edge 2nd Annual Toys for Tots Cookoff, Hitchcock, TX.  Contact:  Dannon Erskins, Phone:  281-705-6571 or Email:  derskins@icloud.com.

Dec. 15-16, 2017:  5th Annual Bertogden Cowboy Christmas Cook Off, Mission, TX.  Contact:  Johnny, Phone:  956-212-1163.

Jan. 5-6, 2018:  3rd Annual Boys Girls Club of Alice Texas BBQ Cookoff, Alice, TX.  Contact:  Johnny Rodriguez, Phone:  361-562-9657 or Email:  jrodscatering@gmail.com.

Jan. 12-13, 2018:  Holdem Hitem Club 31st Annual BBQ Cookoff, Pasadena, TX.  Contact:  Alan Higginbotham, Phone:  281-217-5055 or Email:  cookoff@hhclub.org

Jan. 12-13, 2018:  2nd Annual Mercy Salinas Memorial Fund BBQ Cookoff Dance, Wharton, TX.  Contact:  Robert Ramirez, Phone:  979-453-0048 or Email:  rob.ramirez26@gmail.com.

Jan. 12-13, 2018:  Nueces County Junior Livestock Show Alumni Cookoff, Robstown, TX.  Contact:  Kim Krebs, Phone:  361-249-4040 or Email:  KKrebs@txfb-ins.com.

Jan. 19-20, 2018:  Willacy Co Livestock Show, Raymondville, TX.  Contact:  Alison Busse-Savage, Phone:  956-746-1680 or Email:  alison.savage@twcable.com.

Jan. 19-20, 2018:  MCJLS 3rd Annual Muy Grande BBQ Cook Off, Eagle Pass, TX.  Contact:  Johnathan, Phone:  830-776-3992 or Email:  mcjlssales@gmail.com.

Jan. 19-20, 2018:  4th Annual BCJLHS, Beeville, TX.  Contact:  Josh, Phone:  361-354-3618 or Email:  josh@texasmeter.com.

Jan. 19-20, 2018:  Spawniac Cookers BBQ Cookoff, Houston, TX.  Contact:  Mike Lopez, Phone:  281-684-6669 or Email:  hml312000@yahoo.com.

Jan. 26-27, 2018:  San Antonio Stock Show Rodeo BarBQue Cookoff and Festival, Contact:  Steve Grams, Phone:  210-288-0962 or Email:  lonestarcamera@hotmail.com

Jan. 26-27, 2018:  San Antonio Stock Show Rodeo BarBQue Finale, Contact:  Steve Grams, Phone:  210-288-0962 or Email:  lonestarcamera@hotmail.com

Jan. 26-27, 2018:  Big Buc BBQ Bash, Vidor, TX.  Contact:  Phillip Brent, Phone:  409-673-7959 or Email:  tpbrent@gmail.com.

Jan. 26-27, 2018:  5th Josh Haynie Memorial, Wharton, TX.  Contact:  Brandon, Phone:  281-253-5020 or Email:  sidewinderfmrc@gmail.com.

Jan. 27-28, 2018:  Kleberg Kenedy County Jr. Livestock Show Cook Off, Kingsville, TX.  Contact:  Shawn Jolly, Phone:  361-228-3727 or Email:  spjolly85@gmail.com.

Jan. 27-28, 2018:  Luckys Pub Super Bowl Cook Off, Houston, TX.  Contact:  Andi, Phone:  832-276-9396.

Feb. 2-3, 2018:  4th Annual South TX Courage to Change, McAllen, TX.  Contact:  Nadia Ochoa, Phone:  956-687-7714 or Email:  nadia.pdap@gmail.com.

Feb. 2-3, 2018:  Coleto Creek BBQ Association 6th Annual BBQ Cook Off, Yorktown, TX  Contact:  Stephanie Schuckenbrock, Phone:  361-564-8677 or Email:  ccbbqa@hotmail.com.

Feb. 9-10, 2018:  Big Rocks Chili BBQ Blowout, Glen Rose, TX.  Contact:  Dianne Stimson, Phone:  254-855-2767 or Email:  winksintexas@aol.com.

Feb. 9-10, 2018:  4th Annual Twin City Mardi Gras Cook Off, Monroe, LA.  Contact:  Benjy Lewis, Phone:  318-880-8600 or Email:  Benjamin.Lewis@mcschools.net.

Feb. 9-10, 2018:  Hector Mendieta Tunes Tails Fishing Tournament BBQ Cookoff, Contact:  Heather McBride, Phone:  361-212-3200 or Email:  tunes@tailsbbq@gmail.com.

Feb. 9-10, 2018:  Friends of TriClub, Spring, TX.  Contact:  Penny Wotring, Phone:  832-721-7181 or Email:   pwotring@springisd.org.

Feb. 16-17, 2018:  Buna Redbud Festival Cook Off, Buna, TX.  Contact:  Lauria Goodman, Phone:  409-659-3095 or Email:  lagoodman87@gmail.com.

Feb. 16-17, 2018:  Two Broke Cookers Cookoff, Refugio, TX.  Contact:  Rene Reyna, Phone:  361-739-8501 or Email:  ieg1215@yahoo.com.

Feb. 16-17, 2018:  VFW 8787 Chilly Chili BBQ, Austin, TX.  Contact:  John Casey, Email:  caseycharles@sbcglobal.net

Feb. 23-24, 2018:  Victoria Livestock Show BBQ Cookoff, Victoria, TX.  Contact:  Heather, Phone:  361-212-3200 or Email:  vlsbbqcookoff@yahoo.com.

Feb. 23-24, 2018:  Good Bull BBQ Cookoff, Bryan, TX.  Contact:  Jenni, Phone:  979-450-2162 or Email:  friendsofbvh@gmail.com.

Feb. 23-24, 2018:  Smokin on the Rio, Mercedes, TX.  Contact:  Chuck, Phone:  956-975-1254 or Email:  info@smokinontherio.com.

 

For additional information, visit the KCBS website at www.KCBS.us.

Dec. 1-2, 2017:  Smokin Up The Campground (GBC Qualifier), Calhoun, GA, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Aaron Walkover, Phone:  706-307-9129 or Email:  ahwalkover@yahoo.com, or Contact:  Audrey Hunt, Phone:  706-629-7511.

Dec. 1-2, 2017:  Christmas on the River, Demopolis, AL.  STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Judges Contact:  Dee Wright and Team Contact:  Paul Willingham, Phone:  334-422-1164 or Email:  cotrbbq2017@gmail.com.

Dec. 1-2, 2017:  The Smithfield King of the Smokers (Invitational)(Judges Full), Rancho Mirage, CA.  Contact:  Jessie Corbin, Phone:  760-775-4222 or Jessie@bigpoppasmokers.com.

Dec. 15-16, 2017:  Down Town Barbecue Throw Down (Judges Full), Las Vegas, NV.  STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Steve Overlay, Phone:  702-376-9532 or Email:  steveno702@embarqmail.com.

Jan. 5-6, 2018:  National Western BBQ Throwdown, Denver, CO.  STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Arlie Bragg, Phone:  615-447-7447 or email:  arlie@arliequeevents.com or Contact:  Morgan Unks, Phone:  303-299-5560 or munks@nationalwestern.com.

Jan. 13-14, 2018:  W.E.S.T. Winter Extreme South Tyrol BBQ Contest, Rein In Taufers, BZ Italy, Contact:  Myrko Leitner Michel Capano, Phone:  +34 869 13837 or Email:  info@mig.bz or Contact:  Haymo Gutweniger, Phone:  +34 869 13837 or info@mig.bz.

Jan. 19-20, 2018:  Slab-O-Rama Barbeque Challenge, Bullhead City, AZ.  STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  T’Shura-Ann Elias, Phone:  928-704-7267 or Email:  rotaryofbullhead@slaborama.com or Contact:  Scott Merrill, Phone:  928-704-7267 or Email:  rotaryofbullhead@slaborama.com.

Jan. 26-27, 2018:  Lakeland Pig Festival, Lakeland, FL.  STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Donovan Tinsley, Phone:  863-669-6493 or Email:  prodivision@lakelandpigfest.org or Contact:  Amanda Lamont, Phone:  863-669-6493 or Email:  prodivision@lakelandpigfest.org.

Feb. 2-3, 2018:  Humble Rodeo and BBQ (WFC Qualifier), Humble, TX, State Championship.  Contact:  Julilia Acuri, Phone:  281-444-0996 or Email:  jarcuri@humbleisd.net.

Feb. 2-3, 2018:  Brasstown Valley Resort BBQ Throwdown (Judges Full), Young Harris, GA.  State Championship, Contact:  Karen Rogers, Phone:  706-379-4606, Email:  krogers@brasstownvalley.com.

Feb. 2-3, 2018:  Melbourne Barbecue Festival, Melbourne, Australia, Contact:  Margaret Vitale, Phone:  0418 364 594 or Email:  Margaret@bbqfest.com.au.

Feb. 10-11, 2018:  Sydney Barbeque Festival, Sydney, Australia, Contact:  Margaret Vitale, Phone:  0418 364 594 or Email:  Margaret@bbqfest.com.au.

Feb. 16-17, 2018:  Shotgun Fred BBQ Showdown, Huntsville, TX.  State Championship, Contact:  Ben Pruitt, Phone:  936-661-4204 or Email:  benatt41@aol.com.

Feb. 16-17, 2018:  Dirty South KOD, Powder Springs, GA, State Championship, Contact:  Betsy Allgood or Holly Bishop, Email:  dirtysouthkingofthedriveway@gmail.com.

Feb. 17-18, 2018:  Meat, Smoke, & Beer Festival – BBQ on Ice, Weissensee, Austria, Contact:  Armin Oberndurfer, Phone:  +43 664 882 33 000 or Email:  armin@barbecue-point.at

Feb. 23-24, 2018:  D’iberville BBQ Throw Down Kids Q & Festival, D’iberville, MS.  STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact (Judges):  Brian Sims, Phone:  228-365-3195 or Email:  cindybrian@bellsouth.net or Contact (Teams) Desiree Marquez, Phone:  228-257-9734 or Email:  dmarquez@diberville.ms.us

Feb. 23-24, 2018:  Polar Bear Challenge, Kingdom, MO, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Chris Wolters, Phone:  573-268-3082 or Email:  cwolters@mchsi.com.

Feb. 23-24, 2018:  The Smithfield Guinea Pig (Judges Full), Indio, CA.  Contact:  Jessie Corbin, Phone:  877-828-0727 or Email:  jessie@bigpoppasmokers.com.

Mar. 2-3, 2018:  Kansas BBQ Shoot Out, Mulvane, KS.  Contact (Judges):  Kimberly Schrant, Phone:  620-845-0397, Email:  Kimberly.schrant@tkproductsllc.com, Contact (Team):  Troy Burkhart, Phone:  785-623-1175 or Email:  troy.burkhart@tkproductionsllc.com.

Mar. 2-4, 2018:  Sip & Swine BBQ Festival, Lawrenceville, GA.  STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contacts:  Jim Lloyd, Phone:  404-683-1549 or Email:  jlloyd@insurancehub.com or Rachel Harper, Phone:  678-898-8563 or Email:  sipandswine2018@whitefoxrun.com.

Mar. 2-3, 2018:  Sonny’s Smokin Showdown (INVITATIONAL ONLY), Orlando, FL.  STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact (Team):  Barbara Latimer, Phone:  407-660-8888 or Email:  blatimer@sonnysbbq.com or Contact (Judges):  Jim Frazee, Phone:  407-314-8017.

Mar. 2-3, 2018:  Fire on Ice Barbecue World Championship, Onamia, MN, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Tony Korthaus, Phone:  952-405-8495 or  Email:  tony@quetopiabbq.com.

Mar. 9-10, 2018:  Smoke on the Shores, Nashville, TN.  STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contacts:  Jeff Hite, Phone:  615-219-9590 or Email:  nashvillesmoke@gmail.com or Jason Cole, Phone:  615-219-9590 or Email:  nashvillesmoke@gmail.com.

Mar. 9-10, 2018:  Corums Building Center BBQ (BACKYARD), Hartselle, AL.  Contact:  Michael Broom, Phone:  256-214-0068 or Email:  mwbroomua@gmail.com.

Mar. 9-10, 2018:  Flames on the Flint, Bainbridge, GA.  STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contacts:  Chip Davis, Phone:  229-246-4774 or cdavis@familybankonline.com or Tiffany Smith, Phone:  229-246-6200 or tsmith@firstportcity.com.

Mar. 16-17, 2018:  Smokin in the Square, Pensacola, FL.  STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Ivan Delabruere, Phone:  850-516-2622 or Email:  SmokininTheSquare@yahoo.com.

Mar. 16-17, 2018:  Hog Wild BBQ Contest, Corinth, MS.  STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Tammy Bonds, Phone:  662-396-1182 or Email:  hogwildcorinth@gmail.com.

Mar. 16-17, 2018:  Pork-A-Palooza, Weatherford, OK.  Contact:  Jarred Jones, Phone:  580-305-9900 or Email:  jjones@fnbwford.com.

Mar. 23-24, 2018:  BBQ Gives Back, Urbanna, VA.  STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.  Contact:  Bill Jones, Phone:  804-965-0484 or Email:  bbqgivesback@gmail.com.

Mar. 23-25, 2018:  Fire Lake BBQ Cook-Off Day 1 & 2, Shawnee, OK.  STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact (Judges):  Megan Phillips, Phone:  405-878-4850 or Email:  mphillips@firelakefoods.com or Contact (Teams):  Phone:  Jason Boyce Email:  jboyce@firelakefoods.com.

Mar. 24-25, 2018:  Springbreak BBQ Contest, Lommel, Belgium.  Contact:  Marjolein Van Decraen Email:  marjolein.vandecraen@telenet.be or Joeri Coois Email:  joeri_mil_coois@hotmail.com.

Mar. 24-25:  The War of Barbeque, Noventa di Piave, Italy.  Contact:  Massimo Zaramelia, Phone:  3400936880 or Email:  psychogriller@libero.it.

Mar. 31-Apr. 1, 2018:  Eastern BBQ Contest, Ninove, Belgium.  Contact:  Bart Beeckmans, Phone:  003/477641669 or Email:  info@wettelsonfire.be.

For more information, visit the Lone Star Barbecue Society website at www.lonestarbarbecue.com.

Jan. 19-20, 2018:  COTY “Cooker of the Year”, Burnet, TX.

Feb. 16-17, 2018:  Mason County Cancer Benefit, Mason, TX.

March 9-10, 2018:  9th Annual Cisco’s Soldiers Back-Yard BBQ Cook-Off, Del Rio, TX.

March 30-31, 2018:  Bangs Extravaganza, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Bangs, TX.  Contact:  Debbie Williams, Phone:  325-998-8877 or Sally Howard, Phone:  325-217-2099.

April 6-7, 2018:  Old Mill Trade Days, Post, TX.  Contact:  Donna Cowdrey, Phone:  432-934-1479 or Email:  omtd.donna@gmail.com.

May 4-5, 2018:  Cookin for Kids, Jefferson, TX.

May 4-5, 2018:  2nd Annual Lockhart FFA-Booster Club BBQ/Chili Cook-Off, Lockhart, TX.

June 1-2, 2018:  Wild Prairie Days BBQ Cook-Off, Haskell, TX.

June 1-2, 2018:  VFD, Llano, TX.

For additional info., visit the Memphis Barbecue Network website at www.mbnbbq.com 

Mar. 9-10 2018:  Conquistador Challenge, West Memphis, AR.  Contact:  Missi Norman, Phone:  870-735-6580 or 901-647-3391 or Email:  bbq@esperanzabonanza.org.

May 4-5, 2018:  Que on the Yazoo, Greenwood, MS.  Contact:  Zach Luke, Phone:  662-822-2204 or 662-453-7625 or Email:  zach@bankcom.com.

 

 

For additional information, contact the Northeast Barbeque Society at www.nebs.org 

Dec. 2, 2017:  Annual Holiday Party, Southbridge, MA.  Contact:  events@nebs.org.

 

For more information, visit the  Southern BBQ Network website at www.sbbqn.com.

Jan. 5-6, 2018:  SBN Championship, Moncks Corner, SC.  Contact:  Don Saturday, Phone:  843-870-7432.

Apr. 20-21, 2018:  Pork In The Park, Newberry, SC.

May 18-19, 2018:  Smokin’ On The Rails, Clinton, SC.

For more information, visit the Steak Cookoff Association website at www.steakcookoffs.com.

Dec. 1, 2017:  The Orange Blossom Review Steak Cook Off, Lake Wales, FL.

Dec. 1, 2017:  North Texas Fair and Rodeo Steak Cookoff, Denton, TX.

Dec. 2, 2017: Winter Wonderland Steak Cookoff, Graham, TX.

Jan. 12, 2018: Taste of Blanchard Steak Challenge, Blanchard, LA.

Jan. 27, 2018:  Houston Steak Championship, Houston, TX.

Feb. 9, 2018:  SCA Certified Judging Class, Apopka, FL.

Feb. 9, 2018:  Twin Cities Mardi Gras Steak Cookoff, Monroe, LA.

Mar. 2, 2018:  Sonny’s Smokin’ Showdown Invitational, Orlando, FL.

Mar. 3, 2018:  SCA Certified Judging Class, Peoria, IL.

Mar. 9, 2018:  Smoke on the Shores Steak Cookoff, Nashville, TN.

Mar. 17, 2018:  NBBQA Classic Steak Cookoff, Fort Worth, TX.

Mar. 18, 2018:  Steak & Eggs Eggfest by Pits & Grills, Springfield, MO.

Mar. 24, 2018:  Rock’n C Steak Cookoff, Crosby, TX.

Apr. 7, 2018:  Atoka’s Ribeye Roundup, Atoka, TN.

Apr. 7, 2018:  John Henry’s Steak Cookoff, Houston, TX.

Apr. 21, 2018:  Wild Wild West Festival Steak Cookoff, Andrews, TX.

April 21, 2018:  Magnolia Steak Cookoff, Horn Lake, MS.

April 28, 2018:  Kickin’ Up Dust Steak Cookoff, Wichita, KS.

May 5, 2018:  Roanoke Roundup, Roanoke, TX.

May 19, 2018:  “Honoring Our Heroes” Steak Cookoff, Springfield, MO.

June 9, 2018:  Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival Steak Cookoff, Warren, AR.

NON-SANCTIONED EVENTS  

May 16-19, 2018: Memphis In May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest, Website:  www.Memphisinmay.org.

BBQ COOKING SCHOOLS

Dec. 2, 2017:  Slap Yo’ Daddy BBQ Class, Diamond Bar, CA.

Jan. 26 – 28, 2018:  Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA.  Contact: http://www.jacksoldsouth.com/cooking-school

Feb. 16-17, 2018:  KCBS Cooking Class, www.barbecuelive.com, Central BBQ Downtown Memphis, TN.  Hosted by Mark Lambert with Sweet Swine O’Mine, Malcolm Reed, and Waylon Reed aka “The Killer Hogs”.

BBQ JUDGING SCHOOLS

Dec. 9, 2017:  Judges Seminar – FBA Fun Cook, Winter Haven, FL.   FMI:  fbabbq.com.

Fed. 9, 2018:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Apopka, FL.  Website:  www.steakcookoffs.com

Feb. 10, 2018:  California BBQ Association Judges Workshop, Riverside, CA.  Website:  cabbqa.org.

Feb. 17, 2018:  California BBQ Association Judges Workshop, Alameda, CA.  Website:  cabbqa.org.

Mar. 3, 2018:  SCA Certified Judging Class, Peoria, IL.  Website:  www.steakcookoffs.com.