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

April 8, 2017: Hog ‘n Heat 2017, Redwood City, CA.

April 22, 2017: Ric’s Backyard 2017, San Jose, CA.

April 27-30, 2017: 11th Stagecoach Music Fest Championship, Indio, CA.

May 6-7, 2017: Elk Grove Western Festival & BBQ Championship 2017, Elk Grove, CA.

May 13, 2017: West Coast BBQ Classic 2017, Long Beach, CA.

May 20-21, 2017: SoCal BBQ Bash & Expo, Pomona, CA.

June 3, 2017: Horse Town Brew n Que Festival 2017, Norco, CA.

June 10, 2017: Honey Harvest Festival & BBQ Championship 2017, Fillmore, CA.

June 10, 2017: Van Ruiten Winery Ribs Cook Off 2017, Lodi, CA.

June 10, 2017: Redwood Coast Up In Smoke BBQ Competition, Blue Lake, CA.

June 24, 2017: Silicon Valley BBQ Championship 2017, Santa Clara, CA.

July 8, 2017: Wine Country Big Q 2017, Petaluma, CA

July 15, 2017: Clayton BBQ Cook-Off 2017, Clayton, CA.

July 29, 2017: Gilroy Garli-Que Challenge, Gillroy, CA.

July 29, 2017: Vista BBQ Classic 2017, Vista, CA.

Aug. 12, 2017: Ceres Smoke on the River 2017, Ceres, CA.

Aug. 19, 2017: Oaktown Throwdown BBQ 2017, Oakland, CA.

Aug. 19, 2017: Lassen County Annual BBQ Cook-Off, Susanville, CA.

Aug. 26, 2017: Grills & Grates 2017, Penn Valley, CA.

Sept. 2, 2017: Del Mark BBQ Championship 2017, Del Mar, CA.

Sept. 16, 2017: 3rd Annual Hot Q’s & Cold Brews, Oroville, CA.

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

May 5-6, 2017: Cameron PD BBQ Shootout, Cameron, TX. Contact: Daniel Willie, 254-718-7052

May 19-20, 2017: Hookers One Stop Cook Off, Del Rio, TX. Contact: Susie Lister, 830-768-361

June 2-3, 2017: Buckholts Cotton Fest (Quad Cities), Buckholts, TX. Contact: David Menardous, 254-482-1276.

June 16-17, 2017: Holland Corn Fest (Quad Cities), Holland, TX. Contact: Matt Jaroklik, 254-718-6788.

July 14-15, 2017: Seaton Star Hall (Quad Cities), Seaton, TX. Contact: Edwin Pechal, 254-721-2887.

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

April 7-8, 2017: BBQ & Music Fest, Keystone Heights, FL. Contact: Dennis Schmitz, 904-259-7340 or email: dbshills1@aol.com.

April 14-15, 2017: Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash, Venice, FL. Contact: Don Fisher, 941-809-5232 or email: donaldpeepaw@gmail.com.

April 21-22, 2017: Planes, Trains, & BBQ, Tavares, FL. Contact: Cheri Moan, 352-551-3349 or email: cmoan@tavares.org  April 28-29, 2017:

Smoke on the Water BBQ Competition, Fort Myers, FL. Contact: Michael Gavala, email: mgavala@finemarkbank.com.

June 2-3, 2017: Historic Cocoa Village’s BBQ & Blues, Cocoa, FL. Contact: Emma Kirkpatrick, 321-863-0851 or email: hcva.bbqandblues@gmail.com.

June 15-17, 2017: Baddest BBQ on the Bone, Madeira Beach, FL. Contact: Alan McLeod, 727-216-6601 or email: info@oldsaltfishing.org.

Sept. 8-9, 2017: Double T’s BBQ Throwdown, Davenport, FL. Contact: Angela Iverson, 407-697-4077 or email: aiver@att.net.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2017: PorktoberQue, Dothan, AL. Contact: Kerry Farrell, 334-699-1475 or email: kerry@themaineventweb.com.

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

April 28-29, 2017: BBQ & Brews Festival, Canton, GA. Contact: Gary Lamb, 404-210-3025.

May 5-6, 2017: Three Rivers BBQ Fest at Towns Bluff Park, Hazlehurst, GA. Contact: Jim Sewell, 912-240-0106. Website: www.townsbluffpark.com

May 12-13, 2017: Smoke on the Lake – Cooking for Fun Division Only, Acworth, GA. Contact: Jeff Bass, 678-354-8363. Website: www.smokeonthelakle.org

May 19-20, 2017: 10th Annual Smoke on the Water BBQ & Music Festival, Thomaston, GA. Contact: Bobby Bickley, 706-741-9317 oremail: info@sotwfestival.com.

Sept. 8-9, 2017: South Georgia BBQ & Outdoor Festival, Douglas, GA. Contact: Georgia Henderson, 912-383-0277 or email bbqfest@cityofdouglas.com  Website: www.cityofdouglas.com/bbqfest.

Sept. 22-23, 2017: Doc Holiday BBQ Championship, Griffin, GA. Contact: Will Doss, 770-228-4699 or email: will@eagleswaychur

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

April 1-2, 2017: Car Fest, San Antonio, TX. Contact: David Bippert, 210-381-8617.

April 7-8, 2017: La Vedera BBQ Cook Off, Lamesa, TX. Contact: Adam, 806-239-5921.

April 7-8, 2017: 3rd Annual Neals Lodge, Concan, TX.

April 7-8, 2017: 7th Annual Odem Jubilee BBQ Cook Off, Odem, TX. Contact: Pete Cordova, 361-935-7874.

April 7-8, 2017: 2nd Annual All Voices for Autism BBQ Cook Off 5K, Del Rio, TX. Contact: Joe Ybarra, 830-422-9767.

April 7-8, 2017: 7th Smokin Possum BBQ, Graham, TX. Contact: Jim, 940-549-6487.

April 7-8, 2017: Alvin Music Festival Cook Off, Alvin, TX. Contact: Patrick, 281-580-1577.

April 7-8, 2017: Our Heroes Wear Combat Boots Auxillary to VFW Post 2427, Tomball, TX. Contact: Candice Baines, 832-326-6909.

April 7-8, 2017: 29th Annual Elgin Volunteer Fire Dept. BBQ Cookoff, Elgin, TX. Contact: Amanda or Jason Horelica, 512-289-3313.

April 14-15, 2017: West Shore VFD BBQ, Laguna Park, TX. Contact: Danny, 254-733-1261.

April 14-15, 2017: Bulls Pulls BBQ, Marion, TX. Contact: Erica, 830-914-3735.

April 14-15, 2017: Sargent Fire Dept BBQ Cookoff & Fundraiser, Sargent, TX. Contact: Kevin Foster, 281-389-9909.

April 14-15, 2017: Harlingen’s Bravest Cookoff, Harlingen, TX. Contact: Andy Balvan.

April 21-22, 2017: Brazos Valley API Team Roping BBQ Cookoff, Caldwell, TX. Contact: Jessica Ritter, 979-589-1222.

April 21-22, 2017:  Bexar County Jr. Livestock Show BBQ, San Antonio, TX. Contact: Roger, 210-416-2458.

April 21-22, 2017: Terrell Heritage Jubilee, Terrell, TX. Contact: Donna, 972-563-5703.

April 21-22, 2017: 7th Wesley Ritchie Memorial BBQ, Victoria, TX. Contact: Melanie, 361-649-2248.

April 21-22, 2017: Sandy’s Que 4 Kids, Nolanville, TX. Contact: Michael Olson, 254-258-8171.

April 21-22, 2017: Orange Grove VFD, Orange Grove, TX. Contact: Lynn, 361-756-9200.

April 21-22, 2017: Wild, Wild West Fest Texas Shoot Out BBQ Cookoff, Andrews, TX. Contact: Julia Wallace, 432-556-5507.

April 21-22, 2017: Rio Grande Valley Firefighters Association, Edinburg, TX. Contact: Ruben Balboa, 945-792-3849.

April 21-22, 2017: WCFA Demolition Derby & BBQ Cookoff, Hempstead, TX. Contact: Jason Rymer, 713-545-3240.

April 28-29, 2017: Kurten 2017 BBQ Cook Off Texas State Championship, Kurten, TX. Contact: Tim Fickey, 979-218-1162.

April 28-29, 2017: Friends for Wishes Make A Wish Foundation, Hempstead, TX. Contact: Herschel Williams, 281-705-2119.

April 28-29, 2017: 2017 Buffalo Wing Cook Off, Lubbock, TX. Contact: Penny Jones, 806-747-3353.

April 28-29, 2017: Wild Horse Desert Roundup, TX State Championship, Bishop, TX. Contact: Roddy Trevino, 361-459-9425.

April 28-29, 2017: Smoke on the Water, Port Neches, TX. Contact: Brandon White, 409-284-4407.

April 28-29, 2017: Sabine Shootout Van Zandt Fair, Canton, TX. Contact: Jim Cox, 214-732-9811.

April 28-29, 2017: Wild Hog Cook Off & BBQ, Archer City, TX. Contact: Debra Haehn, 940-237-2132.

April 28-29, 2017: Our Lady of Guadalupe Church 9th Annual Jamaica Cookoff, Alice, TX. Contact: Jesse Gonzalez, 361-701-3855.

April 28-29, 2017: Buda Lions Club, Buda, TX. Contact: Frankie, 512-971-0355.

April 28-29, 2017: Haslet Wild West Fest BBQ Cook Off, Haslet, TX. Contact: Wyvonne, 817-223-8624.

May 5-6, 2017: CB VFD Pig Out, Covington, TX. Contact: Kevin Karlicek.

May 5-6, 2017: Champions Kids Camp, Spring, TX. Contact: Ellen Cole, 713-829-2508.

May 5-6, 2017: Cinco de Mayo BBQ, Goliad, TX. Contact: Carlos, 361-571-3808.

May 5-6, 2017: Kirby Hobofest, Kirby, TX. Contact: Laird, 210-661-2612.

May 5-6, 2017: Mission Lions Club Daniel Gerlach Texas Lions Camp CookOff, Alton, TX. Contact: Vidal Rodriguez, 956-249-2732.

May 5-6, 2017: Mark Marley Memorial CO, Plainview, TX. Contact: Brandy, 806-292-5581.

May 5-6, 2017: Alief West Houston Grillers Contest, Houston, TX. Contact: Glenn Jarrett, 713-305-2871.

May 5-6, 2017: Bluebonnet Days Triple Heat, Kenedy, TX. Contact: Jolene Terwilliger, 830-583-3223.

May 5-6, 2017: Creekside Christian Fellowship 3rd Annual BBQ Cookoff, Needville, TX. Contact: Phillip Wigginton, 281-633-1726.

May 5-6, 2017: 11th Ever Chigger Hill BBQ CookOff, Huntsville, TX. Contact: Henry Cannon, 936-577-6074.

May 5-6, 2017: 2nd Annual Bert Ogden Fiesta Dealerships Edinburg High School Mariachi Competition BBQ Cook Off, Edingburg, TX. Contact: Johnny Rodriguez, 956-212-1163.

May 5-6, 2017: Colorado Go Texas BBQ Cook Off, Columbus, TX. Contact: Mack Janak, 979-224-8444.

May 5-6, 2017: League City Music Festival BBQ Cookoff, League City, TX. Contact: Jason Long, 281-905-7616.

May 5-6, 2017: Arlington KofC 6269 Carnivore Cookoff, Arlington, TX. Contact: David Lara, 817-233-4533.

May 5-6, 2017: Brushy Creek BBQ Cook Off, Round Rock, TX. Contact: Alex, 512-225-7871.

May 6, 2017: Red River BBQ Championship, Ardmore, OK. Contact: Richard, 580-465-7234.

May 12-13, 2017: Kenedy County Sheriff Posse BBQ, Kingsville, TX.

May 12-13, 2017: Butterfield Stage Days Festival, Bridgeport, TX. Contact: Shawn Mann, 940-363-1679.

May 12-13, 2017: Alamo Watermelon Festival, Alamo, TX. Contact: Arnoldo Robles, 956-787-6699.

May 12-13, 2017: First Annual Rock the Ranch BBQ CookOff, New Caney, TX. Contact: Cory Popiuk, 780-281-1217.

May 19-20, 2017: Wheelock VFD Spring Fest, Wheelock, TX. Contact: Edward Grannan, 214-868-6103.

May 19-20, 2017: BBQ on the Bricks, Kerens, TX. Contact: Sandy McDonald, 903-396-2391.

May 19-20, 2017: Annual Papalote VFD, Papalote, TX. Contact: Lee Garza, 361-742-9662.

May 19-20, 2017; Charcoal Challenge, Giddings, TX. Contact: Kathleen, 979-540-9164.

May 19-20, 2017: 2016 Rope N Smoke Winter Garden API 12th Annual Oilman’s Invitational Team Roping and BBQ Cook Off, Uvalde, TX. Contact: Joey Machado, 830-570-9172.

May 19-20, 2017: Masters MC, Lagarto, TX. Contact: David Harrison, 832-851-3191.

May 19-20, 2017: Homes Backyard Bash, Amarillo, TX. Contact: Dana Sandoval, 806-584-1675.

May 25-26, 2017: RGV Careers Foundation Cookoff, Pharr, TX. Contact: Eladio Villarreal, 956-442-8601.

May 26-27, 2017: US Navy Seal Danny Dietz BBQ, Rosenberg, TX. Contact: Steven, 281-203-7066.

May 26-27, 2017: Memorial Day Bash, Victoria, TX.Contact: Cornelio, 361-218-8099.

June 2-3, 2017: Cookin on the Cane BBQ Fest, Natchitoches, LA. Contact: Jason Stelly.

June 2-3, 2017: Eighters from Decatur BBQ Challenge, Decatur, TX. Contact: Randy, 817-371-2680.

June 2-3, 2017: Texas Bar B Que Festival, Vidor, TX. Contact: Brandi Leatherwood, 409-769-6339.

June 3-4, 2017: Tin Roof BBQ, Atascocita, TX. Contact: Brek Webber.

June 9-10, 2017: June Cookoff, Columbus, TX. Contact: Dawson, 979-732-5030.

June 9-10, 2017: Caldwell FFA Booster Club BBQ Cookoff,  State Championship, Caldwell, TX. Contact: Lee Demottier, 979-268-1236.

June 9-10, 2017: 1st Annual North Texas Smoking for a Cause, McKinney, TX. Contact: Seth Ringley, 972-529-0091.

June 9-10, 2017: Knights of Columbus 12292 Great American BBQ, Brownfield, TX. Contact: Jimmy, 806-891-9668.

June 9-10, 2017: Qing to Cure Childhood Cancer BBQ Cookoff, Conroe, TX. Contact: Davonna Wilson, 936-333-9064.

June 9-10, 2017: Cpl Mark R Goyet Memorial VFW, Sinton, TX. Contact: Lee Hickel, 361-815-0667.

June 16-17, 2017: Smokin on the Plaza, Lovington, NM. Contact: Tabatha, 575-396-1418.

June 16-17, 2017: Kookin 4 Kids, Weatherford, TX. Contact: Holly Turner, 817-694-4250.

June 16-17, 2017: Kids Unlimited, Houston, TX. Contact: Carolyn Howren, 832-671-1916.

June 16-17, 2017: Dr Lanse T Fox Memorial BBQ FoxxFest, Terrell, TX. Contact: Keith, 830-879-5073.

June 16-17, 2017: South Bexar County Veterans Benefit Cookoff, San Antonio, TX. Contact: J.R. Guajardo, 210-667-7199.

June 23-24, 2017: Top of Texas Musicfest Barbeque Cookoff, Perryton, TX. Contact: Jed Symons, 806-202-1156.

June 23-24, 2017: DRA Funtastic Fourth Crossroads BBQ, Big Springs, TX. Contact: Shana/Lana, 432-816-1001

June 23-24, 2017: Freedom Fest, Rio Grande City, TX. Contact: Fred Lopez, 956-500-7756.

June 24-25, 2017: VFW Post 8315 BBQ, Schertz, TX. Contact: Mike, 210-872-8568.

June 30-July 1, 2017: Texas Hobo Cookoff Gypsy Jamboree, Rusk, TX. Contact: Willie, 903-330-4397.

June 30-July 1, 2017: Fishin Fiesta, Freeport, TX. Contact: Debbie & Chris, 979-236-3048.

June 30-July 1, 2017: Texas Cook’em High Steaks in Edinburg, Edinburg, TX. Contact: Ronnie Larralde, 956-383-4974.

June 30-July 1, 2017: Half Moon Cookoff, Shiner, TX. Contact: CJ Patton, 361-596-0080.

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

April 7-8, 2017: Chillin N Grillin BBQ Festival, State Championship, Sand Springs, OK. Contact: Kristen Valentin, 918-245-3221 or email: Kristen@sandspringschamber.com.

April 7-8, 2017: Brunswick BBQ Beach Bash, State Championship, Brunswick, GA. Contact: John Jones, 912-264-2232 or email: john@jajonesinsurance.com.

April 7-8, 2017: First Annual Operation Stand Down KY BBQ Smoke Off, Bowling Green, KY. Contact: Justin Howard, 270-606-2422 or email: Justin.howard@osdky.org.

April 7-8, 2017: CCS Fest, State Championship, Indianapolis, IN. Contact: Aaron McCreery, 317-223-7143 or email: aarondmccreery@gmail.com.

April 7-8, 2017: A Que of Their Own, Evansville, IN. Contact: Nick Burch, 812-430-4805 or email: nburch@evansvilleotters.com.

April 7-8, 2017: Smoke in the Spring, State Championship, Osage City, KS. Contact: Corey Linton, 785-528-4610 or email: rec@osagecity.com.

April 7-8, 2017: The Best Damn BBQ Contest at Smithville Lake, State Championship, Smithville, MO. Contact: Tony Kerns, 913-991-3991 or email: thebestdamnbbqcontest@gamil.com.

April 7-8, 2017: 7th Annual Bull Moose, State Championship, Somerville, TN. Contact: Marvin Hurley, 901-282-6138 or email: mdhurley1957@yahoo.com.

April 7-8, 2017: NYC BBQ Cookoff, State Championship, Staten Island, NY. Contact: Frank Saulle, 718-351-1611 or email: fsaulle@historicrichmondtown.org.

April 7-8, 2017: Smoke on the Falls, State Championship, Gadsden, AL. Contact: Janet Tarrance, 256-549-4658 or email: jtarrance@citygadsden.com.

April 8-9, 2017: Barn Burner BBQ, Chilliwack, British Columbia. Contact: Angei Quaale, 604-728-0560 or email: angie@wellseasoned.ca.

April 14-15, 2017: Interstate BBQ Festival, State Championship, Hagerstown, MD. Contact: Rob Immer, 301-991-2373 or email: rob@mountainmarylandevents.com.

April 14, 15, 2017: Grilln-N-Chilln Memorial (Backyard Only), Gurley, AL. Contact: Heath Kent, 256-656-4427 or email: hjnbkent4@yahoo.com.

April 14-15, 2017: 21st Annual Fire House BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Kings Mountain, NC. Contact: Frank Burns, 707-973-0555 or email: frankb@cityofkm.com.

April 14-15, 2017: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, State Championship, Fort Collins, CO. Contact: KCBS Office, 8000-963-5227.

April 15-16, 2017: Eastern BBQ Contest, Ninove, Belgium. Contact: Bart Beeckmans, email: info@wettelsonfire.be.

April 21-22, 2017: Cornelia Apple Blossom Competition, State Championship, Cornelia, GA. Contact: Jessie Ownesby, 706-778-8585 or email: dmanager@corneliageorgia.org.

April 21-22, 2017: Roberts Ranch SmokinRed Dirt BBQ, Enid, OK. Contact: Lynne Benkendorf, 580-548-8194 or lbenkendorf@eaglemkt.com.

April 21-22, 2017: Barnesville BBQ & Blues, State Championship, Barnsville, GA. Contact: TJ Imberger, 770-358-5884 or email: tmimberger@gmail.com.

April 21-22, 2017: Smokin on the Bay, State Championship, Dover, FL. Contact: David Preast, 813-690-2222 or email: smokinonthebay@gmail.com.

April 21-22, 2017: Rock’n N Ribs BBQ Festival, State Championship, Springfield, MO. Contact: Andrea & Michael Brady, 417-880-3915 or email: abrady@rocknribs.com.

April 21-22, 2017: High on the Hog Festival, State Championship, Winchester, TN. Contact: Linda Gould, 931-308-7660 or email: winchesterhoth@aol.com.

April 21-22, 2017: Main Street BBQ & Blues Fest, State Championship, Washington, MO. Contact: Bridgette Kelch, 636-239-1743 or email; events@downtownwashmo.org.

April 21-22, 2017; 9th Annual VFW Post 846 BBQ Challenge, State Championship, Overland Park, KS. Contact: Nory Alani-Mupo, 913-648-4991 or email: bbqvfw846@gmail.com.

April 21-22, 2017: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour (Regional), Las Vegas, NV. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

April 22, 2017: Fire at the Foothills BBQ & Chili Cook-Off (Backyard Only), Chelsea, AL. Contact: Scott Weygand, 205-678-4410 or email: firefoothills@gmail.com.

April 22-23, 2017: Bardo-Q BBQ Competition, Bardonecchia, Italy. Contact: Vittorio Montabone, +39 3930822290 or email: vitto@prolocobradonecchia.it.

April 22-23, 2017: Atlanta Motor Speedway BBQ, State Championship, Hampton, GA. Contact: Randall Bowman, 770-886-6290 or email: randall@deepsth.com.

April 22, 2017: Southern Hotwing Festival (Competitor’s Series), Memphis, TN. Contact: Paul Gagliano, 901-949-2596 or email: pauljgagliano@gmail.com.

April 28-29, 2017: Wabash Ribberfest BBQ Championship, State Championship, Mt. Carmel, IL. Contact: Trey Beckerman, 618-263-2093 or email: maplehill82@hotmail.com.

April 28-29, 2017: BBQ Boogie & Blues (GBC Qualifier), State Championship, Calhoun, GA. Contact: Aaron Walkover, 706-307-9129 or email: ahwalkover@yahoo.com.

April 28-29, 2017: Hog Wild BBQ Cookoff & Family Festival, State Championship, Brookhaven, MS. Contact: Mark Porter, 601-757-1772 or email: markporter500@yahoo.com.

April 28-29, 2017: Southaven Springfest, State Championship, Southaven, MS. Contact: Eddie or Sherry Foshee, 901-800-8504 or 901-493-1759 or email: jefoshee@gmail.com.

April 28-29, 2017: Uptown Lexington BBQ Capital Cook Off, State Championship, Lexington, NC. Contact: Rebekah McGee, 336-249-0383 or email: rebekah@uptownlexington.com.

April 28-29, 2017: Smoke on the Water (Backyard Only), Florence, AL. Contact: Jeff McDaniel, 256-710-5407 or email: jmcaniel335@yahoo.com.

April 28-29, 2017: The G Town Smokin Showdown, State Championship, Garnett, KS. Contact: Mike Norman, 785-448-8899 or email: mnhnorman@embarqmail.com.

April 28-29, 2017: The Great Wisconsin Tune Up BBQ Competition, Manawa, WI. Contact: Brenda Vander Zander, 920-427-6814 or email: bkvanderz@gmail.com.

April 28-29, 2017: Chisholm Trail BBQ Cook Off, Wellington, KS. Contact: Dianne Miller, 620-326-7686 or email: hobbs@sutv.com.

April 28-29, 2017: Morris Twister Days, State Championship, Morris, OK. Contact: Sarah Amador, 918-759-1338 or email: sfamador1122@yahoo.com.

April 28-29, 2017: Backyard BBQ Festival Brawl, Murfreesboro, TN. Contact: Bill Taylor, 615-294-5752 or email: btboro@comcast.net.

April 28-29, 2017: Smokin on the Prairie BQ Cook-off, State Championship, Stuttgart, AR. Contact: Adam Fontenot, 870-674-2636 or email: adam@mackspw.com.

April 28-29, 2017: 4th Annual Pickin N Pullin BBQ Competition, State Championship, Lanexa, VA. Contact: Jon Caldwell, 804-966-8362 or email: jcaldwell@rockahock.com.

April 28-29, 2017: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Overland Park, KS. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

April 29-30, 2017: 3rd Annual Barbecue Bulls Championship Salzburg 2017, Salzburg, Austria. Contact: Helmut Karl, +43-676-750-1528 or email: info@helmutkarl.at.

April 29-30, 2017: Smoking Hot BBQ Ocala, State Championship, Ocala, FL. Contact: Micahel Compton, 787-319-9410 or email: mike@bbqpr.com.

April 29-30, 2017: Q Fest, Bishopsteignton, Devon. Contact: Dan Shahin, 07870959496 or email: uqunitedq@gmail.com.

May 5-6, 2017: The Masters In May, State Championship, Appleton, WI. Contact: Bob Schemm, 920-740-6920 or email: rschemm@new.rr.com.

May 5-6, 2017: BBQ in the Valley, State Championship, Jamestown, NY. Contact: William Woltmann, 716-569-5433 or email: hiddenvallycamping@gmail.com.

May 5-6, 2017: Jiggy with the Piggy, State Championship, Kannapolis, NC. Contact: Eddie Smith, 704-920-4308 or email: resmith@kannapolisnc.gov.

May 5-6, 2017: The Whistlestop Festival & Rocket City BBQ, State Championship, Huntsville, AL. Contact: Malarie McCleary, 256-564-8116 or email: malarie.mccleary@huntsvilleal.gov.

May 5-6, 2017: Smoke on the Water, State Championship, Liberty, IN. Contact: Lowell Rathburn, 765-458-5574 or email: Lowell.e.rathburn.ujqk@statefarm.com.

May 5-6, 2017: City of Show Low’s 5th Annual BBQ Throwdown, State Championship, Show Low, AZ. Contact: John Leech, 928-532-4141 or email: jleechjr@yahoo.com.

May 5-6, 2017: Bixby BBQ’n Blues Festival, State Championship, Bixby, OK. Contact: Mark Musser or Buster McCurtain, 918-369-3202 or email: mark@markmusser.net.

May 5-6, 2017: Apple Blossom Bar-B-Q, State Championship, St. Joseph, MO. Contact: Melissa Birdsell, 816-232-1744 or email: Melissa_birdsell@nwmocac.org; or Debbie Wells, 816-271-1480 or email: dwells@co.buchanan.mo.us.

May 5-6, 2017: Sertoma 48 BBQ, State Championship, Lawrence, KS. Contact: Sandra Studley, 785-766-0836 or email: 48barbq@gmail.com.

May 5-6, 2017: Brew, Blues, & Bar-B-Q, State Championship, Lansing, KS. Contact: Timothy Dossey, 913-727-5488 or email: cvb@lansing.ks.us.

May 5-6, 2017: Elk Grove Western Festival & BBQ Championship, State Championship, Elk Grove, CA. Contact: Ed Anhorn, 916-599-5095 or email: ed@bigbullbbqevents.com.

May 5-6, 2017: Naptown BarBAYq Cooking Contest, Crownsville, MD. Contact: Daryl Cooke, 410-353-9237 or email: barbayq@abceventsinc.com.

May 5-6, 2017: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, St. Charles, MO. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

May 5-6, 2017: Columbia Elks Lodge #594 BBQ Contest, State Championship, Columbia, MO. Contact: Curtis Stone, 573-881-3739 or email: bbqelks594@gmail.com.

May 5-6, 2017: Route 66 Smoke Out, State Championship, Dwight, IL. Contact: Rodney Connor, 815-374-0364 or email: roconnor@fsgrain.com.

May 5-6, 2017: 36th Annual Kennett Jaycees, State Championship, Kennett, MO. Contact: Lee Atwill, 573-344-1711 or email: kennettkcbbq@yahoo.com.

May 5-6, 2017: UMB Smokin’ Vault (Competitor’s Invitational Series), Kansas City, MO. Contact: Stacie Lykins, 816-860-7010 or email: Stacie.lykins@umb.com.

May 6-7, 2017: Master in May – The Classic, State Championship, Appleton, WI. Contact: Bob Schemm, 920-740-6920 or email: rschemm@new.rr.com.

May 6-7, 2017: Ridgefield Gone Country BBQ Festival, State Championship, Ridgefield, CT. Contact: Cliff Heidinger, 203-313-1714 or email: info@ridgefieldbbqct.com.

May 6-7, 2017: Smoke on the Water, State Championship, Liberty, IN. Contact: Carl Sharp, 765-458-5574 or email: carl.sharp.c9mm@statefarm.com.

May 6, 2017: The Pearl City Picnic (Competitor’s Series), Muscatine, IA. Contact: Todd Poci, 563-263-7292 or email: toddpoci@sr-resources.org.

May 6-7, 2017: Black Elk Brisket Burnout, Miami, OK. Contact: Ted Tate, 417-438-3242 or email: blackelkburnout@hotmail.com.

May 7, 2017: Elk Grove Western Festival & BBQ Championship (Backyard), Elk Grove, CA. Contact: Ed Anhorn, 916-599-5095 or email: ed@bigbullbbqevents.com.

May 12-13, 2017: BBQ in the Bluffs, State Championship, Council Bluffs, IA. Contact: Rick Guill, 712-328-9239 or email: rguill@farmersagent.com.

May 12-13, 2017: Fire on the Mountain (Backyard), Arab, AL. Contact: Jason Haggard, 256-309-8611 or email: jasonhaggard@msn.com.

May 12-13, 2017: Boss Hog State Championship Cook-Off (GBC Qualifier), State Championship, Waynesboro, GA. Contact: Lindsey Beazley or Nan Palmer Lynch, 706-554-8100 or email: bosshogcookoff@yahoo.com.

May 12-13, 2017: Roman Roast on the River, State Championship, Rome, GA. Contact: Betsy Hampson, 706-314-1324 or email: hampsonb@floydcountyga.org.

May 12-14, 2017: BBQ Jamboree, State Championship, Fredericksburg, VA. Contact: James Sharon, 540-840-1442 or email: bbqjamboree@verizon.net.

May 12-13, 2017: Rockin BBQ, State Championship, Warsaw, IN. Contact: Jeanette Wood, 574-269-1823 or email: jeanette@kcfair.org.

May 12-13, 2017: Minnesota in May, State Championship, Falcon Heights, MN. Contact: Randy Applegren, 612-790-6364 or email: randyhomeloan@gmail.com; or John Scharffbillig, 651-295-7165 or email: johnscharffbillig@gmail.com.

May 12-13, 2017: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Bowling Green, KY. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

May 12-13, 2017: Wild West BBQ Cook Off, State Championship, Lamar, CO. Contact: Toni McPherson, 719-688-3899 or email: tmcp76@gmail.com.

May 12-13, 2017: West Coast BBQ Classic, State Championship, Long Beach, CA. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

May 13-14, 2017: Beer, Fries, & BBQ IV, Hasselt. Belgium. Contact: Wim Bloemen, +32 11 68 92 77 or email: bbq@deilous.be.

May 13-14, 2017: Smokin Q at Lynnwood Ranch, Okotoks, Alberta. Contact: Bernie Kenny, 403-708-1900 or email: smokinbox@shaw.ca.

May 19-20, 2017: ASTOP’s BBQ 4 ASTOP, State Championship, Fond du Lac, WI. Contact: Nicole Shea, 920-926-5396 or email: Nicole@astop.org.

May 19-20, 2017: 22nd Annual Platte City BBQ Cook Off at Basswood Resort, State Championship, Platte City, MO. Contact: Kay & Rod Boyer, 816-858-5556 or email: camp@basswoodresort.com.

May 19-20, 2017: Grand Lake BBQ & Festival, State Championship, Langley, OK. Contact: Darrel Hicks, 918-261-5422 or email: darrelhicks52@yahoo.com.

May 19-20, 2017: Southern Smoke BBQ Championship, State Championship, Lebanon, TN. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

May 19-20, 2017: Bloomin BBQ & Bluegrass, State Championship, Sevierville, TN. Contact: Carroll McMahan, 865-453-6411 or email: cmcmahan@scoc.org.

May 19-20, 2017: 6th Annual Valley Veterans BBQ Competition, Valley, NE. Contact: Doug Eggen, 402-510-1603 or email: deggen@valley.omhcoxmail.com.

May 19-20, 2017: Salt City BBQ Festival, State Championship, Syracuse, NY. Contact: Rod Wallenbeck or Adam Vryhoff, 315-229-7438 or email: eacarr@live.com.

May 19-20, 2017: Boats, Bands & BBQ, State Championship, Pueblo, CO. Contact: Christine Pittman, 719-595-0242 or email: Christine@puebloriverwalk.org.

May 19-20, 2017: Twin Valley Fire and Smoke, State Championship, Morgantown, PA. Contact: Sandy Fulton, 410-726-1881 or email: sandyfulton720@gmail.com.

May 19-20, 2017: Kings of Q BBQ Cook Off & Festival, Ayden, NC. Contact: Kimberly Raynor, 252-481-5828 or email: kraynor@ayden.com; or Gordon Hubbell, 704-732-8815 or email: fghubbell@gmail.com.

May 19-20, 2017: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, State Championship, Marietta, GA. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

May 19-20, 2017: Chesapeake Jubilee BBQ Cook-ff, State Championship, Chesapeake, VA. Contact: Skip Brady, 757-482-4848 or email: bbq@chesapeakejubilee.org.

May 19-20, 2017: SoCal BBQ Bash & Expo, State Championship, Pomona, CA. Contact: Debbie Yopp, 951-538-7788 or email: hoppdebbie@yahoo.com

May 19-20, 2017: BBQ Throw Down (formerly known as the Pork in the Park), State Championship, Wyandotte, WI. Contact: Julie Law, 313-402-5657 or email: jlaw@360eventsproductions.com.

May 19-20, 2017: Barber Q Battle, Birmingham, AL. Contact: Ron Cates, 870-536-8175 or email: ronnie@catesandcompany.com.

May 19-20, 2017: Downtown BBQ Showdown (Backyard Only), Meridian, MS. Contact: Tammy Derman, 601-693-2661 or email: tammyd@radiopeople.net.

May 20-21, 2017: Madison Magazine BBQ Festival, State Championship, Sauk City, WI. Contact: Joe Parajecki, 262-957-7546 or email: grassfedjoe@gmail.com.

May 26-27, 2017: Brew N Q (Invitaional), Burton Upon Trent, England. Contact: Scott Lane, 00447759678774 or email: scott@misspiggysbbq.co.uk.

May 26-27, 2017: Papa Joe’s Banjo-B-Que & Music Festival (GBC Qualifier, State Championship, Evans, GA. Contact: Doug or Cathy Varnadore, 706-855-8555 or email: cathy@banjobque.com.

May 26-27, 2017: Car Blues BBQ, St. Louis, MO. Contact: Keith Davis, 314-276-0073 or email: bbqguy4u@yahoo.com.

May 26-27, 2017: The Wind Rider Music & BQ Festival (WFC Qualifer), State Championship, Ruidoso, NM. Contact: ustin Huffmon, 575-937-0855 or email: jhuffmon@skiapache.com.

May 26-28, 2017: Red, White and Bar-B-Q, State Championship, Westmond, IL. Contact: James Addington, 630-215-9527 or email: westmontrwbbq@gmail.com.

May 26-27, 2017: Lewisburg Rotary Club BBQ Cookoff, State Championship, Lewisburg, TN. Contact: Jeff Jordan, 931-359-4373 or email: jjordan@advancedeyecareclinic.net; or Angie Burditt, 931-359-8770 or email: angiehinkley@ymail.com.

May 26-27, 2017: The National BBQ Cup, State Championship, Nashville, TN. Contact: Randall Bowman, 770-886-6290 or email: bbqcup@hotmail.com.

May 26-27, 2017: Best Dam BBQ, State Championship, Boulder City, NV. Contact: George Rosenbalm, 702-371-6824 or Myra Davis, 702-371-3037 or email: mjdfly@cox.net.

May 26-27, 2017: Old Town Barbecue Throwdown, State Championship, Kissimmee, FL. Contact: Ron Cates, 870-536-8175 or email: ronnie@catesandcompany.com.

May 27-28, 2017: BBQ, Blues & Brews on the Bay, State Championship, North Bend, OR. Contact: Amy Bailey or John Hunt, 541-756-8800 or email: abailey@themillcasino.com.

May 27-28, 2017: The National BBQ Cup Backyard Championship (Backyard Only), Nashville, TN. Contact: Randall Bowman, 770-886-6290 or email: bbqcup@hotmail.com.

For additional info., visit the Lone Star Barbecue Society website at www.lonestarbarbecue.com 

April 7-8, 2017: Blue Santa, Round Rock, TX.

April 7-8, 2017: Country Club, Quannah, TX.

April 7-8, 2017: Shelby County Grill Fest, Shelby County, TX.

April 14-15, 2017: Easterfest & Cook-Off, Kerrville, TX.

April 21-22, 2017: Operation Pets Alive BBQ, Conroe, TX.

April 28-29, 2017: BBQ Boys Buyers Group Cook-off, Round Rock, TX.

April 28-29, 2017: Germanfest, Muenster, TX.

April 28-29, 2017: TARF Charity Wild Game Cook-Off, Pasadena, TX.

May 5-6, 2017: Kim Lake Memorial Cooking for Kids, State Championship, Jefferson, TX.

May 5-7, 2017: Howdy Roo, Marble Falls, TX.

May 5-6, 2017: Pink Soles in Motion, Carrollton, TX.

May 5-6, 2017: Smoke on the Water, Waco, TX.

May 5-6, 2017: FFA Booster Club BBQ & Chili, Lockhart, TX.

May 12-13, 2017: Bark-BQue Cookoff, Hutto, TX.

May 19-20, 2017: Funtier Days World Championship Biscon Cook-Off, State Championship, Santa Anna, TX.

May 26-28, 2017: Spicewood, TX.

May 26-27, 2017: Whitehouse Chamber Freedom in the Park, Whitehouse, TX.

June 2-3, 2017: Wild Prairie Days BBQ Cook-off, Haskell, TX.

June 2-3, 2017: Chisholm Trail Round Up, Lockhart, TX.

June 2-3, 2017: VFD, Llano, TX.

June 9-10, 2017: Fort McKavett Fire Dept BBQ, Fort McKavett, TX.

June 9-10, 2017: Kopper Kettle Cook-off, Durant, OK.

June 16-17, 2017: Smoke on the Hill, Brady, TX.

June 16-17, 2017: Rhythm & Ribs Festival, Round Rock, TX.

June 23-24, 2017: BBQ, Music Fest & Tractor Pull, State Championship, Burnet, TX.

June 30-July 1, 2017: Who Burnt the Beans, Novice, TX.

July 7-8, 2017: Brownwood, TX.

July 14-15, 2017: Mid Year State Championship, Burnet, TX.

July 21-22, 2017: Smokin in the Park, State Championship, Post, TX.

July 21-22, 2017: Blue Lotus BBQ, Seguin, TX.

July 28-29, 2017: State Championship, Bangs, TX.

Aug. 11-12, 2017: Hamilton Band Boosters, Hamilton, TX.

Aug. 18-19, 2017: Hot Chili Days & Cool Mountain Nights, Red River, NM

Sept. 1-2, 2017: 3rd Annual Kimble County Cook-off, Junction, TX.

Sept. 8-9, 2017: King of Coal, Washington County Fair, Brenham, TX.

Sept. 15-16, 2017: Buffalo Stampede, Buffalo, TX.

Sept. 15-16, 2017: Ardmore Shrine Club, State Championship, Ardmore, TX.

Sept. 15-16, 2017: Big Dam Brisket Cook-Off, Cisco, TX.

For more information, visit the Mid-Atlantic Barbecue Association website at www.mabbqa.com 

April 7-8, 2017: NY BBQ Cookoff, Staten Island, NY. Contact: Frank Saulle, 718-351-1611 or email: fsaulle@historicrichmondtown.org.

April 7-8, 2017: Boss Frogs BBQ, Hurlock, MD. Contact: Sandy Fulton, 410-726-1881 or email: sandyfulton720@gmail.com.

April 14-15, 2017: Interstate BBQ Festival, Hagerstown, MD. Contact; Rob Immer, 301-991-2373 or email: rob@mountainmarylandevents.com. Website: www.interstatebbqfestival.com.

April 14-15, 2017: 21st Annual Fire House BBQ Cook-Off, Kings Mountain, NC. Contact: Frank Burns, 704-973-0555 or email: frankb@cityofkm.com.

April 28-29, 2017: Uptown Lexington BBQ Capital Cook Off, Lexington, NC. Contact: Rebekah McGee, 336-249-0383 or email: rebekah@uptownlexington.com.

April 28-29, 2017: 4th Annual Pickin N Pullin BBQ Competition, Lanexa, VA. Contact: Jon Caldwell, 804-966-8362 or email: jcaldwell@rockahock.com.

May 5-6, 2017: Naptown BarBayQ Cooking Contest, Crownsville, MD. Contact: Daryl Cooke, 410-353-9237 or email: barbayq@abceventsinc.com.

May 5-6, 2017: BBQ in the Valley, Jamestown, NY. Contact: William Woltmann, 716-569-5433 or email: hiddenvalleycamping@gmail.com.

May 5-6, 2017: Jiggy with the Piggy, Kannapolis, NC. Contact: Eddie Smith, 704-920-4308 or email: resmith@kannapolisnc.gov.

May 12-14, 2017: BBQ Jamboree, Fredericksburg, VA. Contact: James Sharon, 540-840-1442 or email: bbqjamboree@verizon.net.

May 19-20, 2017: Twin Valley Fire & Smoke, Morgantown, PA. Contact: Sandy Fulton, 410-726-1881 or email: sandyfulton7203@gmail.com.

June 2-3, 2017: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Laurel, MD. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

June 9-10, 2017: Historic New Castle Colonial BBQ Competition, New Castle, DE. Contact: Sandy Fulton, 410-726-1881 or email: sandyfulton720@gmail.com. Website: www.newcastlebbq.com

June 9-10, 2017: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Harrisburg, PA. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

July 28-29, 2017: Smoke in the Grove, Spring Grove, PA. Contact: Andrew Shaffer, 717-225-5791 or email: manager@springgroveboro.com.

Aug. 25-26, 2017: New Holland Summer Fest, New Holland, PA. Contact: Kevin Martin, 717-435-0237 or email: nhsummerfest@yahoo.com. Website: www.nhsummerfest.org.

Aug. 26-27, 2017: HAVA Nagrilla 2017 (Kosher Competitor’s Series), Wynnewood, PA. Contact: Stuart Gordon.

Sept. 22-23, 2017: Smoke in the Park PA State Championship BBQ, Lemoyne, PA. Contact: Todd Shadle, 717-648-6140 or email: tshadle@wsbf.org. Website: www.bbq.wsbf.org

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

March 10-11, 2017: MBN Conquistador Challenge, Marion, AR. Contact: Missi Norman, 870-735-6580or 901-647-3391 or email: mgnorman@cspermit.com.

March 31-April 1, 2017: Atoka BBQ Fest, Atoka, TN. Contact: Cassi Yates, 901-837-5313 or email: cyates@townofatoka.com.

April 7-8, 2017: Philadelphia Ham Jam Arts Festival, Philadelphia, MS. Contact: Tony Gray, 601-562-6471 or email: jgray10301@gmail.com.

April 28-29, 2017: Southaven Springfest, Southaven, MS. Contact: Kristi Faulkner, 662-693-6939 or 662-461-1791 or email: kfaulkner@southaven.org

May 5-6, 2017: Que on the Yazoo, Greenwood, MS. Contact: Zach Luke, 662-453-7625 or email: zach@bankcom.com.

May 12-13, 2017: Esperanza Bonanza, Marion, AR. Contact: Missi Norman, 870-735-6580or 901-647-3391 or email: mgnorman@cspermit.com.

June 1-3, 2017: Covington World’s Oldest BBQ Cooking Contest, Covington, TN. Contact: Karen Griffin, 901-485-3075 or email: kgriffin@covingtontn.com.

July 21-22, 2017: Smoke on the Mountain Barbecue Championship, Galax, VA. Contact: Shannon Dalton, 276-233-4205 or email: shdalton@gmail.com.

Sept. 21-22, 2017: Murphysboro BBQ Cook-Off, Murphysboro, IL. Contact: Mike Mills, 918-684-8902 or 618-559-8000.

Sept. 29-30, 2017: Grill in the Ville BBQ Competition, Jacksonville, AR. Contact: Larry Freeman, 501-982-4171 or 501-982-8273 or email: jfreeman@cityofjacksonville.net.

Sept. 29-30, 2017: The Great Ruleville Roast, Ruleville, MS. Contact: Elise Jenkins, 662-719-1675 or 662-756-2013 or email: jenkin2@tecinfo.com.

Sept. 29-30, 2017: Bartlett BBQ Fest, Bartlett, TN. Contact: Davaid Parsons, 901-859-3381 or email: dparsonsconstruction@comcast.net.

For more information, visit the Minnesota BBQ Society website at www.mnbbqsociety.com 

May 12-13, 2017: Minnesota in May, Falcon Heights, MN.

June 2-3, 2017: Smokin’ in Steele, Owatonna, MN.

June 9-11, 2017: Mankato Cookout, Land of Memories Park, Mankato, MN.

June 23-24, 2017 Rotary Rock-n-Ribs La Crosse, WI 

June 17, 2017: Angels Amongst Us, Le Sueur, MN.

July 14-15, 2017: Cooking on Kampeska, Watertown, SD.

July 21-22, 2017: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Eagan, MN.

July 21-22, 2017: Up in Smoke BBQ Bash, Mason City, Iowa.

Aug. 18-19, 2017: SMSU Smokefest, Marshall, MN.

Aug. 25-26, 2017: 10th Annual Big Island BBQ, Albert Lea, MN.

Sept. 2-3, 2017: Big Muddy Brew n’ Que, Winona, MN.

Sept. 8-9, 2017: Ribs, Rods & Rock ‘n Roll, Vermillion, SD.

Sept. 9, 2017: Grillin’ and Chillin’, Sauk Centre, MN.

Sept. 15-16, 2017: King Turkey Day Smokin’ Gobbler Barbeque Cook-Off, Worthington, MN.

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

May 5-7, 2017: 2017 Ridgefield Gone Country BBQ Festival, State Championship, Ridgefield, CT. Contact: CliffordHeidinger, 203-313-1714.

July 28-30, 2017: The Harpoon Brewery BBQ Festival, State Championship, Windsor, VT. Contact: Fitz Granger, 617-574-9551.

Aug. 25-26, 2017: The Great Catskill Mountain BBQ Fest, Fleischmanns, NY. Contact: Kim O’Brien.

Sept. 21-24, 2017: Great Maine Barbecue Challenge, Bangor, ME. Contact: Frank Pendola, 207-288-0269

For more information, visit the Pacific Northwest BBQ Association website at www.pnwba.com.

April 15, 2017: BBQ in April for April (Lite event), Langley, BC.

April 22-23, 2017: Washington State Spring Fair BBQ Playoffs, Puyallup, WA.

May 6-7, 2017: Canadian Festival of Chili & BBQ, Langley, BC.

May 13-14, 2017: Eastern WA BBQ Championship at Pybus Market, Wenatchee, WA.

June 2-3, 2017: Cruzin’ Chelan PNWBA Pro BBQ Classic, Lake Chelan, WA.

June 9-10, 2017: Bottles, Brews & BBQs, Prosser, WA.

July 7-8, 2017: South Sound BBQ Festival, Lacey, WA.

July 22-23, 2017: Brews & BBQ, Newburg, OR.

July 28-29, 2017: Barbageddon, Puyallup, WA.

Aug. 4-6, 2017: Canadian National Championships, Whistler, BC.

Aug. 4-5, 2017: Smokin’ in the Root, Stevensville, MT.

Aug. 12-13, 2017: Oak Harbor Pig Fest, Oak Harbor, WA.

Aug. 26-27, 2017: Clearwater’s 2017 Grillfest, Suquamish, WA.

Aug. 26, 2017: Benton-Franklin Fair BBQ Cook-Off, Kennewick, WA.

Sept. 2-3, 2017: Showdown at Juarez Canyon, Oregon City, OR.

Sept. 16-17, 2017: Harvest Festival, Grand Coulee, WA.

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

April 14-15, 2017: Pork in the Park, Newberry SC.

May 19-20, 2017: Smokin’ on the Rails, Clinton, SC.

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

April 8, 2017: European Steak Championship, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

April 8, 2017: John Henry’s Steak Cookoff, Houston, TX.

April 15, 2017: Eastern BBQ Contest & Steak Cookoff, Ninove, Belgium.

April 21, 2017: Wild, Wild West Festival Steak Cookoff, Andrews, TX.

April 22, 2017: King of the Grill: A&E Melbourne Barbecue Wars, Melbourne, Australia.

April 22, 2017: Fordyce on the Cottonbelt Steak Cookoff, Fordyce, AR. Contact: Candace McCullum, 870-313-2450.

April 28-29, 2017: Central Iowa Expo State Cookoff, Boone, IA.

April 29, 2017: Kickin’ Up Dust Steak Cookoff, Wichita, TX.

April 29, 2017: Cass County Championship Rodeo & Steak Cookoff, Linden, TX.

April 29, 2017: Central Iowa Expo Steak Cookoff #2, Boone, Iowa.

April 29, 2017: Q-Fest Steak Cookofff, Bishopsteignton, United Kingdom.

May 5, 2017: Mark Marley Memorial Steak Cookoff, Plainview, TX.

May 5, 2017: Que on the Yazoo Steak Cookoff, Greenwood, MS.

May 6, 2017: The Canadian Festival of Chili & BBQ Steak Cookoff, Lanley, BC, Canada.

May 6, 2017: 3rd Annual Bikers Against Child Abuse Steak Cookoff, El Dorado, AR.

May 7, 2017: Rahr B Que Steak Cookoff, Fort Worth, TX.

May 13, 2017: Roanoke RIbeye Roundup, Roanoke, TX.

May 19, 2017: Homers BBQ Steak Cookoff, Amarillo, TX.

May 20, 2017: 2nd Annual Premier Grilling Steak Cookoff, Little Elm, TX.

May 27, 2017: North Texas Steak Cookoff, Keller, TX.

June 2, 2017: Smokin’ in Steele Steak Cookoff, Owatonna, MN.

June 3, 2017: High Steaks Rollin’ Steak Cookoff, Sallisaw, OK.

June 4, 2017: PK Grills Steak Cookoff, Little Rock, AR.

June 9, 2017: Ridin on the Ridge Steak Cookoff, Jonesboro, AR.

June 10, 2017: Mad Butcher Pink Tomato Festival Steak Cookoff, Warren, AR.

June 16, 2017: Pig & Swig Steak Cookoff, Kansas City, MO.

June 16, 2017: Treasure Island Steak/BBQ Food Fest, Red Wing, MN.

June 17, 2017: Line Drives and Dingers Steak Cookoff, Bearden, AR.

June 23, 2017: Heritage Days Steak Throwdown, Belvidere, IL.

June 23, 2017: Rotary Rock-n-Ribs Steak Cookoff, LaCrosse, WI.

June 24, 2017: Crossroads Cookoff, Big Springs, TX.

June 24, 2017: Proud of Texas POD Steak Cookoff, Waco, TX.

June 30, 2017: Half Moon Holidays Steak Cookoff, Shiner, TX.

July 1, 2017: BBQ an Den Steak Cookoff, Burg, Germany.

July 1, 2017: Texas Cook em High Steaks Cookoff, Edinburg, TX.

July 3-4, 2017: 2nd Annual Pitmasters of Lynden BBQ & Steak Cookoff, Lynden, WA.

July 4, 2017: Brookshires Louisiana Steak Cookoff, Shreveport, LA.

July 4, 2017; Salute Freedom Steak Cookoff, Park City, KS.

July 8, 2017: Whitney Wildcat Athletic Booster Steak Cookoff, Lake Whitney, TX.

July 15, 2017: Tripp Haggard Steak Cookoff, Broken Arrow, OK.

July 29, 2017: 11th Annual Springhill, LA Piggly Wiggly Steak Cookoff, Springhill, LA.

Aug. 4-5, 2017: Arena Que Steak Cookoff, Omaha, NE.

Aug. 5, 2017: 2nd Annual Summer Splash Steak & Chicken Wing Cookoff, Jacksonville, FL.

Aug. 5-6, 2017: Grillin by the Lake Benefiting Operation BBQ Relief, Climax Springs, MO.

Aug. 11, 2017: Deep East Texas State BBQ Championship Steak Cookoff, Kirbyville, TX.

Aug. 19, 2017: Out West Bar & Grill Steak Cookoff, West, TX.

Aug. 25, 2017: Big Island BBQ/Minnesota State Steak Championship, Albert Lea, MN.

Aug. 26, 2017: Helpful Hands Sizzlin’ Summer Cooking Challenge, Oviedo, FL.

Aug. 26, 2017: Regahfest Steak Cookoff, The Hague, Netherlands.

Sept. 2, 2017; Suydersee BBQ Contest Steak Cookoff, Zeewolde, Netherlands.

Sept. 2, 2017; Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival Steak Cookoff, Bedford, TX.

Sept. 8, 2017: Double T’s BBQ Throwdown Steak Cookoff, Davenport, FL.

Sept. 9, 2017: Azle Sting Fling Steak Cookoff, Azle, TX.

Sept. 9, 2017: The Sky’s the Limit Balloon Spectacular Steak Cookoff, Gainesville, TX.

Sept. 15, 2017: Steve Mayberry Memorial Cookoff, Carrollton, TX.

Sept. 16, 2017: BBQkampionschap Van Waasland Steak Cookoff, St. Nicolaas, Belgium.

Sept. 16, 2017: Smokin Possum Hollow Steak Cookoff, Graham, TX.

Sept. 16, 2017: Bikers, Blues & BBQ Steak Cookoff, Salisbury, NC.

Sept. 22, 2017: Murphysboro Steak & BBQ Cook-Off, Murphysboro, IL.

Sept. 23, 2017: 2nd Annual FSB Steak Throwdown, Southaven, MS.

Sept. 23, 2017: Wildwood Bash Steak Cookoff, Wildwood, MO.

Sept. 23, 2017: Pantegofest Steak Cookoff, Arlington, TX.

For more information, visit the United Competition BBQ League website at www.unitedbbqleague.com

June 10, 2017: Inaugural UCBL Professional League Contest #1, Percy Quinn State Park, McComb, MS.

July 8, 2017: UCBL Professional League Contest #2, Paul B. Johnson State Park, Hattiesburg, MS.

Aug. 5, 2017: UCBL Professional League Contest #3, Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville, LA.

Sept. 16, 2017: Inaugural UCBL Professional League Contest #4, Sam Houston Jones State Park, Lake Charles, LA.

Dec. 16, 2017: UCBL Professional League Contest #7, Lake Lurleen State Park, Coker, AL.

NON-SANCTIONED EVENTS  

June 2-3, 2017: Taylor International Barbecue Cookoff, Taylor, Texas, https://facebook.com/taylorbbqcookoff

June 3, 2017: StompNHoller Festival, Taylor Texas, 10 Legendary Texas Pitmasters and The Mavericks, www.stompnhollerfest.com

Sept. 23, 2017: Pickens on the Prairie BBQ Showdown, Breeding Ranch, Chelsea, SD. Website: www.sd-bbq.com/bbq-showdown.

BBQ COOKING SCHOOLS

May 6-7, 2017: Swamp Boys Q School, Winter Haven, FL. Contact: Rub Bagby: email: rub@swampboys.com. Website: www.swampboys.com

Aug 11-12, 2017: The Cool Smoke Class from Tuffy Stone, Richmond, VA. Website www.coolsmokebarbeque.com

Sept. 2-3, 2017: Hot Wachula’s Cook School, Bartow, FL. Contact: Matt Barber, 863-602-0857 or email: matt@hotwachulas.com.

BBQ JUDGING SCHOOLS

May 13, 2017: Southern BBQ Network Judge Certification Class, Newberry, SC. Website: www.sbbqn.com.

June 9, 2017: United Competition BBQ League Judging Class, Percy Quinn State Park, McComb, MS. Website: www.unitedbbqleague.com

July 7, 2017: United Competition BBQ League Judging Class, Paul B. Johnson State Park, Hattiesburg, MS. Website: www.unitedbbqleague.com

Aug. 4, 2017: United Competition BBQ League Judging Class, Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville, LA. Website: www.unitedbbqleague.com

Sept. 15, 2017: United Competition BBQ League Judging Class, Sam Houston Jones State Park, Lake Charles, LA. Website: www.unitedbbqleague.com

Dec. 15, 2017: United Competition BBQ League Judging Class, Lake Lurleen State Park, Coker, AL. Website: www.unitedbbqleague.com.