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Click on the name of the BBQ Association or Sanctioning Body and be directed to their event listings. You can also use the search bar at the top of the page to search any event by name, town or by state. Also know where you see RED there will be a link to either email or direct you to a website where more information can be found. 

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

Oct. 7, 2017:  Burning Ham 2017, Penngrove, CA.

Oct. 14, 2017:  1st Annual OC BBQ Competition, OC Fairgrounds

Oct. 14, 2017:  Dana Point State BBQ Championship 2017, Dana Point, CA.

Oct. 21, 2017:  Sparta-Q 2017, San Jose, CA.

Nov. 4, 2017:  Indio CA State BBQ Championship & Festival, Indio, CA.

Nov. 18, 2017:  Slap Yo’ Daddy BBQ Class, Diamond Bar, CA.

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

Feb. 3, 2018:  Q Fest, San Dimas. CA.

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

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

 

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

Oct. 6-7, 2017: Elks Lodge Bob Miracle Memorial, Temple, TX. Contact: Patsy Hoelscher, 254-931-9039.

Oct. 20-21, 2017: Headwaters for Heroes, Harper, TX. Contact: Damon Clark, 830-739-1328.

Oct. 27-28, 2017:  Kerrville, Contact:  Chad Parker 830-928-4221.

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

Oct. 6-7, 2017: West Pasco BBQ Challenge, Odessa, FL. Contact: Shean Hylton, 813-917-1866 or email: shylton@allprodm.com.

Oct. 7, 2017:  Eggs by the Bay Eggfest, Tampa, FL.  Contact:  813.962.1700 or Email  info@justgrillinflorida.com.

Oct. 13-14, 2017: Fine Swine at the Pit, Mulberry, FL. Contact: Bonnie Titus, 863-712-0625 or email: bonnie@cityofmulberryfl.com

Nov. 11, 2017:  Jefferson BBQ Fest, Monticello, FL.  Contact:  Katrina Richardson, Phone:  850-567-6451 or email:  info@monticellojeffersonfl.com.

Nov. 17-18, 2017: Smokin’ Flamingo BBQ & Music Festival, Jacksonville, FL. Contact: David Haskett. Website: http://www.flamingolake.com/events/special-events/bbq-music-festival/.

Nov. 17-18, 2017: Grills Gone Wild, Panama City, FL. Contact: Jason Morehouse, email: omorehouse@bbandt.com.

Nov. 18, 2017: Grillers Gone Wild BBQ Festival, South Daytona, FL.  Contact:  Greg Bartholomew, 386-322-3070 or email:  info@justgrillinflorida.com.

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

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

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

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

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

June 15-16, 2017:  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/.

Oct. 6-7, 2017:  Cadence Fest, Woodstock, GA.  Contact:  Gary Lamb, 404-210-3025.

Oct. 20-21, 2017:  Deep Roots Festival BBQ Contest, Milledgeville, GA, The GBA State Championship, Contact: Frank Pendergast, Phone:  478-414-4014 or website:  deeprootsfestival.com.

Nov. 10-11, 2017: Smokin Pork N Butts, Jackson, GA. Contact: Wayne Rosser, 770-775-6367 or 678-925-9782.

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.

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.

Oct. 6-7, 2017:  Christian Life Center Pumpkin Fest, Kingwood, TX.  Contact:  Joshua Rodriguez, Phone:  832-594-3372 or Email: bbqcookoff@clc-church.com.

Oct. 6-7, 2017:  2017 Rockwall Rib, Rub, Run & Roll, Rockwall, TX.  Contact:  Andrew, Phone:  972-772-6470 or Email: aainsworth@rockwall.com.

Oct. 6-7, 2017:  Leander VFW Hill Country Shoot Out, Leander, TX.  TEXAS STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.  Contact:  Scott Tuxhorn, Phone:  512-845-2832 or Email: hillcountryshootout@gmail.com.

Oct. 6-7, 2017:  John Henry’s 9th Annual “The Best Lil’ Cook-Off in Texas, Houston, TX.  Contact:  Ernie Abercrombie, Phone:  281-272-1875 or Email: spiceday@johnhernrysfoodproducts.com.

Oct. 6-7, 2017:  2017 Night in Old Converse BBQ, Converse, TX.  Contact:  Sammy, Phone:  210-602-7502 or Email: sperezjr610@yahoo.com.

Oct. 6-7, 2017:  Keller Lion’s Club BBQ, Keller, TX.  Contact:  Jimmy Phone:  817-307-9752 or Email:  jimmy@familyowned.net or website:  http://kellerlionsclub.com/.

Oct. 6-7, 2017:  Guadalupe County Fair BBQ Cook-Off, Seguin, TX.  Contact:  Sarah Lougue, Phone:  830-379-6477 or Email: g.c.f.a@global.net.

Oct. 6-7, 2017:  VFW Post 4816 Piney Woods Classic, Porter, TX.  Contact:  Laurie Phone 713-247-9591 or Email: lwiley@usaenviro.com.

Oct. 6-7, 2017:  Skidmore VFD Cook Off, Skidmore, TX.  Contact:  Rick, Phone:  361-756-9641, email:  SVFDcookoff@gmail.com, website:  http://svfdcookoff.com/.

Oct. 6-7, 2017:  Franklin VFD BBQ Cookoff, Franklin, TX.  Contact:  Chris Branter, Phone:  979-739-7025 or Email: cbranter1018@yahoo.com.

Oct. 6-7, 2017:  Texas Outdoor Writers Association Barbecue and Wild Game Cook Off, Columbus, TX.  Contact:  Herman Brune, Phone:  979-732-4707 or Email: hwb@thelostrider.com.

Oct. 13-14, 2017:  Pigs and Cows Go Wild, Hubbard, TX.  Contact:  Connie Davis, Phone:  254-205-7723 or Email: conniedavis40@gmail.com.

Oct. 13-14, 2017:  Champion Oaks Ranch Boots and BBQ Festival, Jasper, TX.  Contact:  Barry Turner, Phone:  409-384-6000 or Email: development@championoaks.org.

Oct. 13-14, 2017:  Hootenanny on the Hill BBQ Cookoff, Kyle, TX.  Contact:  Jennifer Balderrama, Phone:  512-563-1454 or Email: recreation@plumcreektxhoa.com.

Oct 13-14, 2017:  Smokin Elks 1348, Lubbock, TX.  Contact:  Wendy Clark, Phone:  904-994-3458 or Email: bpoe1348@aol.com.

Oct. 13-14, 2017:  Forest Hill Lions Club, Forest Hill, TX.  Contact:  Johnny Horton, Phone:  817-572-2334 or Email: johnny@hortontree.com.

Oct. 13-14, 2017:  BBQ’n for Boobies Tomball VFW Post 2427, Tomball, TX.  Contact:  Candice Baines, Phone:  832-326-6909 or Email: candibaines@gmail.com.

Oct. 13-14, 2017:  Hill Country State Championship BBQ Cook-Off 2017, Lockhart, TX. Richard Anzaldua, Phone:  512-6440881 or Email: richanza@yahoo.com.

Oct. 13-14, 2017:  Cuero Fall Turkeyfest, Cuero, TX.  Contact:  Brenda, Phone:  361-243-6114.

Oct. 13-14. 2017:  Breast Cancer Awareness BBQ, Midland, TX.  Contact:  Bob Lanham, Phone:  432-557-0044 or Email: robert_lanham@hotmail.com.

Oct. 20-21, 2017:  Rosevine Gravelhill Benefit, Rosevine, TX.  Contact:  Wade Tyson, Phone:  409-594-6353 or Email: tyson_wade@yahoo.com.

Oct. 20-21, 2017:  West of the Pecos BBQ Blowout, Sheffield, TX.  Contact:  Kamie Klassen, Phone:  432-302-1317 or Email: sheffieldvfdems@gmail.com.

Oct. 20-21, 2017:  Firefighters Helping Firefighters, Pasadena, Tx.  Contact:  Al Goebel, Phone:  936-672-0540 or Email: alhfd19@gmail.com.

Oct. 20-21, 2017:  South Texas BETA 3rd Annual Scholarship Cook-Off, Edinburg, TX.  Contact:  Juan M. Jimenez, Jr. Contact:  956-802-4583 or Email: juan.jimenez@stisd.net.

Oct. 20-21, 2017:  CCSP Bar-B-Q Round Up, New Braunfels, TX.  Contact:  Mike Phone:  210-669-0552 or Email: mike-icm@swbell.net.

Oct. 20-21, 2017:  Goodwill Cook Off, Harlingen, TX.  Contact:  Marjorie Boudreaux, Contact:  Phone:  361-884-4068 or Email: mboudreauz@goodwilsouthtexas.com.

Oct. 20-21, 2017:  Wild West Cookoff, Adkins, TX.  Contact:  Larry, Phone:  210-275-1854.

Oct. 20-21, 2017: Benbrook BBQ, Contact:  Jamie, Phone:  817-249-4451 or Email: Jamie.presley@benbrookchamber.org.

Oct. 20-21, 2017:  El Dorado Chevrolet BBQ Co & Custom Car Show benefitting The Guns & Hoses Foundation, McKinney, TX.  Contact:  Kevin Perry, Phone:  972-569-0125 or Email: kperry@eldoradomotors.com.

Oct. 20-21, 2017:  Bee County Go Texan “Blazin’ Saddles”, Beeville, TX.  Contact:  Scott, Phone:  361-350-5721or Email: reagancott@rocketmail.com.

Oct. 27-28, 2017:  Annual Mark Hall, Contact:  Marty Smith, Phone:  214-928-4657 or Email:  calfslobber@gmail.com.

Oct. 27-28, 2017:  VFW Post 6378, Dichinson, TX.  Contact:  Harry Tuton, Phone:  281-332-1551 or Email: sandyt605@comcast.net.

Oct 27-28, 2017:  Father Jerimiah Council #5598 Knights of Columbus Cook Off, Edinburg, TX.  Contact:  Mike Espinoza, Phone:  956-802-3681 or Email: m3espinozax@yahoo.com.

Oct. 27-28, 2017:  CZHILISPIEL 44 – Czhili & BBQ Cook Offs, Flatonia, TX.  Contact:  Beverly Z. Ponder, Phone:  361-865-3920 or Email: flatoniacofc@sbcglobal.net.

Oct. 27-28, 2017:  Cibolo Creek FFA Booster Association 2nd Annual BBQ Cook Off, Selma, TX.  Contact:  Michelle St. John, Email: stjohnfamily5@gmail.com.

Oct. 27-28, 2017:  Halo Flight Cook Off, Sandia, TX.  Contact:  Tony Riversa, Phone:  361-392-5807.

Oct. 27-28-2017:  Brew’s Ewe’s & BBQ, San Angelo, TX.  Contact:  Delila Sudduth, Phone:  325-658-7588 or Email: delila@suretytitleco.com.

Oct. 27-28, 2017:  National Championship BBQ Cook Off, Meridian, TX.  Website:  http://www.ncbcmeridian.com/.

Oct. 27-28, 2017:  Harris County Fair BBQ, Spring, TX.  Contact:  Alex Dehart, Phone:  281-796-7608 or Email: hcfcookoff@gmail.com.

Nov. 3-4, 2017:  1st Annual HAEF Fall Festival BBQ Cookoff, Harlingen, TX.  Contact:  Jim Young:  Phone:  713-444-5640 or Email:  jamesryoungjr@gmail.com.

Nov. 3-4, 2017:  OLG Mega Fest BBQ CookOff 3rd Annual, Sinton, TX.  Contact:  Veronica Barrera, Phone:  361-660-5365 or Email:  vee.iliana@gmail.com.

Nov. 3-4, 2017:  BBQ Showdown at Traders Village, San Antonio, TX.  Contact:  Thomas Krueger, Phone:  210-422-1178 or Email:  tkrueger@swisd.net.

Nov. 3-4, 2017:  Smokin for Paws, Kenedy, TX.  Contact:  Joe, Phone:  800-759-4249 or Email:  rhonda@karnescountyhumane.org.

Nov. 3-4, 2017:  I Heart BBQ, Keller, TX.  Contact:  Cooper, Phone:  817-743-4371 or Email:  jbasham@cityofkeller.com.

Nov. 3-4, 2017:  Center Church BBQ CookOff and Harvest Fest, Pharr, TX.  Contact:  Laura Guzman, Phone:  956-789-5444 or Email:  LauraLeeGuzman@gmail.com.

Nov. 10-11, 2017:  Wild Hog Cook Off, Nixon, TX.  Contact:  Paula Crouch, Phone:  830-857-2033 or Email:  pcrouch@holmesfoods.com.

Nov. 10-11, 2017:  Eastside Veterans Celebration Barbecue Cookoff, Crosby, TX.  Contact:  John Lindsey, Phone:  713-202-1441 or Email:  johnlibdsey@teleshare.net.

Nov. 10-11, 2017:  World Barbecue Championship, Orange Beach, AL.  Contact:  Lisa Glover, Phone:  931-528-8852 or Email:  lisa@mmacreative.com.

Nov. 10-11, 2017:  Cowboys Cook Off, Weslaco, TX.  Contact:  Shelby Scoggins, Phone:  956-684-5705 or Email:  shelbyscoggins91@gmail.com.

Nov. 10-11, 2017:  Texas Sawmill Festival BBQ Cook Off, New Caney, TX.  Contact:  Kelly Paull, Phone:  281-319-9648 or Email:  kpaull@planetford59.com.

Nov. 10-11, 2017:  9th Annual Jimmy Pee Wee Wells Memorial BBQ, Houston, TX.  Contact:  John Reynolds, Phone:  281-635-9098 or Email: johnmreynolds2@att.net.

Nov. 10-11, 2017:  Laredos Big Bad BBQ Cookoff, Laredo, TX.  Contact:  Jose Tijerina, Phone:  956-401-5886 or Email:  wichotijerina@gmail.com.

Nov. 10-11, 2017:  Diamonds and Dollars Annual BBQ Cook Off, Spring, TX.  Contact:  Dolores Patterson, Phone:  281-701-2603 or Email:  dolores1956@sbcglobal.net.

Nov. 17-18, 2017:  St. Theresa Catholic Church Pan De Campo, Fayesville, TX.  Contact:  Enrique Martinez, Phone:  956-325-3658 or Email:  northlean@yahoo.com.

Nov. 17-18, 2017:  Heath Schielack Memorial BBQ Cookoff, Huntsville, TX.  Contact:  Lauren Worley, Phone:  936-293-0291 or Email:  worleylauren96@gmail.com.

Nov. 17-18, 2017:  Los Fresnos Rodeo Group, Los Fresnos, TX.  Contact:  Jerry Bruce, Phone:  956-536-7771 or Email:  jryb1@hotmail.com.

Nov. 17-18, 2017:  33rd Annual Cotton Fest Cook Off, Robstown, TX.  Contact:  Jason Garcia, Phone:  361-446-7586 or Email:  wrussell@cityofrobstown.com.

Nov. 17-18, 2017:  Victoria API Cookoff, Edna, TX.  Contact:  Brian Mace or Phone:  281-639-9798.

Nov. 17-18, 2017:  McGregor Lions Club BBQ, McGregor, TX.  Contact:  Mike Olson Phone:  254-258-8171.

Nov. 17-18, 2017:  TBIPAC Fall Throwdown BBQ, Marksville, LA.  Contact:  Jessica Barbry, Phone:  318-240-6414 or Email:  Jabarbry@tunica.org.

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

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

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. 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:  5th Annual Bertogden Cowboy Christmas Cook Off, Mission, TX.  Contact:  To Be Announced.

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.

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

 Oct. 6-7, 2017: Jim Beam BBQ Classic, Springfield, KY, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact: Ralph Blandford, Phone: 859-481-3992, or email:  blandfordauction@bellsouth.net or Contact: Marie Blandford, Phone: 859-481-8459, or email:  jimbeambbqclassic@gmail.com.

Oct. 6-7, 2017: Decatur’s Smokin BBQ Festival, Decatur, IL, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact: Lavell Peete, Phone: 217-390-5455, or email:  lpeete1050@gmail.com.

Oct. 6-7, 2017: BBQ & Blues on the Levee, Helena, AR, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Teresa Patton, Phone: 870-572-9855, or email:  teresapatton59@hotmail.com or Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:  Dusty Patton, Phone: 870-753-2023 or email:  teresapatton59@hotmail.com.

Oct. 6-7, 2017, Independence Fire & Ice BBQ Independence, MO, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Vickie Rew, Phone: 816-442-6104 or email:  vicki_rew@comcastspectacor.com or Contact:  TEAMS CONTACT:  Paul Fray, Phone: 816-442-6117 or email: paul_fray@comcastspectacor.com.

Oct. 6-7, 2017:  Harbor Que, Winthorp, IL.  STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact: Deborah Leable, Phone: 847-872-8998 or Email: harborque@gmail.com.

Oct. 6-7, 2017: Roast N Boast BBQ, Columbus, MS, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:  Kathy Jones, Phone: 662-251-7251, or email:  jonesgang@cableone.net, Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:  Mike Law, Phone: 662-549-5054 or email:  Mikelaw7240@gmail.com.

Oct. 6-7, 2017: Que & Cruz, Louisa, VA, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact: Bill Small, Phone: 540-223-6329, or email:  billthegrillguy@msn.com.

Oct. 6-7, 2017:  Go Hog Wild Arkansas BBQ Championship, Sheridan, AR, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact: Jake Easley, Phone: 870-917-7878, or email:  gohogwildbbq@yahoo.com

Oct. 6-7, 2017: Squealin in the Square (PALMETTO BBQ SERIES), Laurens, SC, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.  Contact: Jonathan Irick, Phone: 864-984-2119, or email:  mail@mainstreetlaurens.org

Oct. 6-7, 2017: Devon Grube Memorial BBQ Classic Virginia Beach, VA, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Rick Flora, Phone: 252 202-6828, or email:  Flora@mabc.com  or Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Kenny Letner, Phone: 757-724-8657, or email:  Kenny@teamletner.com.

Oct. 6-7, 2017: Keystone Classic BBQ, Harrisburg, PA, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact: Morgan Firestine, Phone: 747-926-6134, or email:  kile@pa.gov or Contact: Morgan Firestine or email:  kile@pa.gov.

Oct. 6-7, 2017:  National Pro BBQ Championship, Bentonville, AR. 

Oct. 6-7, 2017:  Riverside Blues, Brews, and BBQ Festival, Greenfield, MA, State Championship, Contact: Kelly Jenkins, Phone: 413-772-1553, or Email:  reco@greenfield-ma.gov.

Oct. 6-7, 2017: Clarksville BBQ Bash (BACKYARD ONLY), Clarksville, TN, Contact: Kara Zahn, Phone: 931-645-7476, or email:  kara.zahn@cityofclarksville.com.

Oct. 6-7, 2017:  Wisconsin Colorfest & BBQ Bash Turtle Lake, WI, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact: Dennis Becker, Phone: 715-379-1327, or email:  drbecker@centurytel.net.

Oct. 6-7, 2017: 5th Annual BBQ Society Cook-Off Hoofddorp, Netherlands.  Contact: Frits De Jonge, Phone:  0031621553009 or email:  frits@bbqsociety.nl.

Oct. 7, 2017: Smoke on the Water (BACKYARD ONLY), Guntersville, AL.  Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Jason Edmonds, Phone: 256-558-7155, or email:    jedmonds4315@gmail.com or email:  Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Tricia Morton, Phone: 256-538-8998, or email:  triciam840@comcast.net.

Oct. 11, 2017:  Holmes Drywall Supper, Inc. (Backyard Only Invite Only), Kansas City, MO.  Contact:  Jeanne McGrath.

Oct. 13-14, 2017:  CIBR BBQ Central Illinois Bragging Right BBQ, Arthur, IL.  State Championship, Contact:  George Fritze, Phone:  217-543-2766 or Email:  BBQ@ArthurIL.com

Oct. 13-14, 2017:  Ancho City Cook Off, Centralia, MO.  State Championship, Contact:  Ginny Zoellers, Phone:  573-682-2272 or Email:  ginny@centraliamochamber.com.

October 13-14, 2017:  The Real Squeal BBQ & Music Festival (GBC Qualifier), Lyons, GA.  State Championship, Contact:  Kathy Sharp, Phone 912-526-6445 or lyonsmainstreet@gmail.com or Tim Lively Email:  tdlively@hotmail.com.

October 13-14, 2017:  Eastern Carolina BBQ Throw Down, Rocky Mount, NC, State Championship, Contact:  Susan Phelps, Phone:  252-972-1159 or Email:  susan.phelps@rockymountnc.gov,

Oct. 13-14, 2017:  Grillin & Chillin BBQ Cook Off, Waxhaw, NC.  State Championship, Contact:  Lisa Hoffman, Phone:  704-843-2195 or Email:  lhoffman@waxhaw.com.

Oct. 13-14, 2017:  14th Annual Cookin on the Kaw, Desoto, KS.  State Championship, Contact:  Sara Ritter, Phone:  913-583-1585 or Email:  sritter@desotoks.org.

October 13-14, 2017:  Shenandoah Valley BBQ Fest, Woodstock, VA.  State Championship, Contact (Judges):  Dawn Burch, Phone:  540-459-3867 or Email:  dburch@shencofair.com or Contact (Teams):  Tom Eshelman, Phone:  504-459-3867 or Email:  dburch@shencofair.com

Oct. 13-14, 2017:  *Smokin’ Blues & BBQ Festival Duncanville, TX, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP:  Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Mike Chrietzberg, Phone: (214) 642-1365,  chrietzbergm@att.net or Contact: TEAM CONTACT: Jeff Burton, Phone: (214) 641-3084, or Email:  jeffpb88@aol.com

Oct. 13-14, 2017:  OC BBQ Competition: Costa Mesa, CA, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact: Steve Bender, Phone: 949-300-5103 or Email:  Steve@stevebender.net. 

October 13-14, 2017:  Smoke & Ale Fall Festival, Chelsea, MI, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact (Judges):  Bob Pierce, Phone:  734-475-1145 or Email:  mmonsma@chelseamichamber.org  or Contact (Teams):  Kelly Goodell, Phone:  734-475-1145 or Email: info@chelseaminchamber.org.

Oct. 14-15, 2017:  Tallya BBQ Fesztival, Tallya, Hungary, Contact:  Levente Nemeth, Phone:  +36 30 3397789 or Email:  nemeth.levente@gmail.com or Mariusz Adorjanyi, Phone:  +36 70 4051918 or Email:  mariusz@bbq-expedition.hu.

Oct. 14-15, 2017:  Bay State BBQ Championship, Monson, MA, Contact:  Jeremy Garrett, Phone:  802-244-8994 or Email:  Jeremy@J2Levents.com.

Oct. 14-15, 2017:  Bedouin Brew & Bar-B-Que, Muskogee, OK, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Scott Seretean, Phone:  405-510-4986 or Email:  bedouinbrewbbq@gmail.com

Oct. 14-15, 2017:  Nile Beer-B-Q, Billings, MT, Contact (Judges):  Shelia Brown, Phone:  406-698-4663 or Contact (Teams):  Justin Hamilton, Phone:  406-860-7651 or Email:  justhamilton@netzero.com.

Oct. 20-21, 2017:  Big Buffalo Crossing BBQ Cook-off, Munfordville, KY, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact (Judges):  Patti England, Phone:  270-524-4752 or Email:  pattimtourism@gmail.com or Contact (Team):  Coni Shepperd, Phone:  270-524-4752 or Email:  pattimtourism@gmail.com.

Oct. 20-21, 2017:  Harper County Bullseye BBQ, Harper, KS, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact (Judges):  Sherry McCaslin, Phone:  620-845-1598 or Email:  simccaslin@cessna.textron.com or Contact (Teams):  Kimberly Schrant, Phone:  620-845-0397 or Email:  harperctybullseyebbq@gmail.com

Oct. 20-21, 2017:  Smoking in the Foothills Barbecue Competition and Festival, Lenoir, NC, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Michael Kilby, Phone:  828-310-2953 or Email:  smokinginthefoothills@gmail.com or Rachel Harper Email:  lenoir2017@whitefoxrun.com.

Oct. 20-21, 2017:  Boo-B-Que, Rehobeth Beach, DE, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Sandy Fulton, Phone:  410-726-1881 or Email:  sandyfulton720@gmail.com or Betty Frizzell Email:  thebbqjudge@aol.com

Oct. 20-21, 2017:  Mid-South BBQ Festival, Mount Pleasant, TN, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Hugh Johnson, Phone:  931-446-0490 or Email:  johnson6224@charter.net

Oct. 20-21, 2017:  Ohio Smoked Meat & BBQ Festival, Nelsonvile, OH, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Kevin Dotson, Phone:  740-753-4346 or Email:  kevin.dotson@rockybrands.com

Oct. 20-21, 2017:  Best of the Midwest BBQ Cook-off, Union Grove, WI, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Liz Schwertfer, Phone:  262-878-4606 or Email:  pumpinchuckinfest@gmail.com or Jennifer Ditschect, Phone:  262-878-4606 or Email:  pumpkinchuckinfest@gmail.com

Oct. 20-21, 2017:  2017 Greenbriar Blaze Off and Senior Q, Independence, MO.  STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  David Fennell, Phone:  816-257-5100 or Email:  dfennell@watermarkcommunities.com.

Oct. 20-21, 2017:  Downtown BBQ Showdown, Hattiesburg, MS, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Brian Saffle, Phone:  601-270-5424 or Email:  brian@hubcitysignsfirst.com.

Oct. 20-21, 2017:  Willis BBQ Festival (BACKYARD ONLY), Willis, TX.  Contact:  Joel Calltharp, Phone:  281-900-2907 or Email:  jcalltharp@yahoo.com.

Oct. 20-21, 2017:  Logandale Fall Festival, Logandale, NV.  STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Richard Eide, Phone:  702-379-5919 or Email:  gbcc@mvdsl.com.

Oct. 21, 2017:  Ocean State BBQ Championship, West Kingston, RI.  STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Jeremy Garrett, Phone:  802-244-8994 or Email:  Jeremy@J2Levents.com.

Oct. 21, 2017:  15th Annual Conecuh Sausage Festival (BACKYARD ONLY), Evergreen, AL.  Contact (TEAM):  Carol or Mercedes, Phone:  334-301-5479 or Email:  chamrac@evergreenal.org or Contact (JUDGES):  Carl Butler, Phone:  251-232-3316 or Email:  butler_carl@MSN.com.

Oct. 27-28, 2017:  Border War Barbeque, Osawatomie, KS, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Don Cawby, Phone:  913-755-1944 or Email:  borderwarbbq@gmail.com.

Oct. 27-28, 2017:  Smokin the Fort BBQ & Blue Grass Festival, Fort Gibson, OK, Contact:  Alyssa Gage, Phone: 918-478-4780 or Email:  smokinthefort@gmail.com.

Oct. 27-28, 2017:  Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitation Barbecue (Judges By Invitation Only), Lynchburg, TN.  Contact:  Debbie Christian or Pam Hess or Marge Plummer.  Phone:  931-759-6332   or Email:  :Debbie_christian@b-f.com.

Oct. 27-28, 2017:  Jack Daniel’s World Championship Shade Tree Contest (BACKYARD), Lynchburg, TN.  Contact:  Debbie Christian, Phone:  931-759-6332 or Email:  Debbie_christian@b-f.com.

Oct. 28-29, 2017:  Third Annual Dallas Kosher BBQ Championship (COMPETITOR’S SERIES), Dallas, TX.  Contact:  Sandy Dorf, Phone:  817-946-3798 or Email:  info@dallaskosherbbq.com or judges@dallaskosherbbq.com.

Nov. 3-4, 2017:  1st Annual HAEF Fall Festival BBQ Cookoff, Harlingen, TX.  Contact:  Jim Young:  Phone:  713-444-5640 or Email:  jamesryoungjr@gmail.com.

Nov. 3-4, 2017:  OLG Mega Fest BBQ CookOff 3rd Annual, Sinton, TX.  Contact:  Veronica Barrera, Phone:  361-660-5365 or Email:  vee.iliana@gmail.com.

Nov. 3-4, 2017:  BBQ Showdown at Traders Village, San Antonio, TX.  Contact:  Thomas Krueger, Phone:  210-422-1178 or Email:  tkrueger@swisd.net.

Nov. 3-4, 2017:  Smokin for Paws, Kenedy, TX.  Contact:  Joe, Phone:  800-759-4249 or Email:  rhonda@karnescountyhumane.org.

Nov. 3-4, 2017:  I Heart BBQ, Keller, TX.  Contact:  Cooper, Phone:  817-743-4371 or Email:  jbasham@cityofkeller.com.

Nov. 3-4, 2017:  Center Church BBQ CookOff and Harvest Fest, Pharr, TX.  Contact:  Laura Guzman, Phone:  956-789-5444 or Email:  LauraLeeGuzman@gmail.com.

Nov. 10-11, 2017:  Wild Hog Cook Off, Nixon, TX.  Contact:  Paula Crouch, Phone:  830-857-2033 or Email:  pcrouch@holmesfoods.com.

Nov. 10-11, 2017:  Eastside Veterans Celebration Barbecue Cookoff, Crosby, TX.  Contact:  John Lindsey, Phone:  713-202-1441 or Email:  johnlibdsey@teleshare.net.

Nov. 10-11, 2017:  World Barbecue Championship, Orange Beach, AL.  Contact:  Lisa Glover, Phone:  931-528-8852 or Email:  lisa@mmacreative.com.

Nov. 10-11, 2017:  Cowboys Cook Off, Weslaco, TX.  Contact:  Shelby Scoggins, Phone:  956-684-5705 or Email:  shelbyscoggins91@gmail.com.

Nov. 10-11, 2017:  Texas Sawmill Festival BBQ Cook Off, New Caney, TX.  Contact:  Kelly Paull, Phone:  281-319-9648 or Email:  kpaull@planetford59.com.

Nov. 10-11, 2017:  9th Annual Jimmy Pee Wee Wells Memorial BBQ, Houston, TX.  Contact:  John Reynolds, Phone:  281-635-9098 or Email: johnmreynolds2@att.net.

Nov. 10-11, 2017:  Laredos Big Bad BBQ Cookoff, Laredo, TX.  Contact:  Jose Tijerina, Phone:  956-401-5886 or Email:  wichotijerina@gmail.com.

Nov. 10-11, 2017:  Diamonds and Dollars Annual BBQ Cook Off, Spring, TX.  Contact:  Dolores Patterson, Phone:  281-701-2603 or Email:  dolores1956@sbcglobal.net.

Nov. 17-18, 2017:  St. Theresa Catholic Church Pan De Campo, Fayesville, TX.  Contact:  Enrique Martinez, Phone:  956-325-3658 or Email:  northlean@yahoo.com.

Nov. 17-18, 2017:  Heath Schielack Memorial BBQ Cookoff, Huntsville, TX.  Contact:  Lauren Worley, Phone:  936-293-0291 or Email:  worleylauren96@gmail.com.

Nov. 17-18, 2017:  Los Fresnos Rodeo Group, Los Fresnos, TX.  Contact:  Jerry Bruce, Phone:  956-536-7771 or Email:  jryb1@hotmail.com.

Nov. 17-18, 2017:  33rd Annual Cotton Fest Cook Off, Robstown, TX.  Contact:  Jason Garcia, Phone:  361-446-7586 or Email:  wrussell@cityofrobstown.com.

Nov. 17-18, 2017:  Victoria API Cookoff, Edna, TX.  Contact:  Brian Mace Phone:  281-639-9798.

Nov. 17-18, 2017:  McGregor Lions Club BBQ, McGregor, TX.  Contact:  Mike Olson Phone:  254-258-8171.

Nov. 17-18, 2017:  TBIPAC Fall Throwdown BBQ, Marksville, LA.  Contact:  Jessica Barbry, Phone:  318-240-6414 or Email:  Jabarbry@tunica.org.

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

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

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. 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:  5th Annual Bertogden Cowboy Christmas Cook Off, Mission, TX.  Contact:  To Be Announced.

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.

 

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

 

Oct. 6-7, 2017: Manor Fest, Manor, TX.

Oct. 6-7, 2017: Kare for Kids, Longview, TX.  Contact Phone:  903-431-2001.

Oct. 6-7, 2017:  Kimble County EMS, Junction, TX. 

Oct 6-7, 2017:  Pyote Pumpkin Party, Pyote, TX.  Contact:  Sharon, Phone:  432-448-0468 or Yolanda 432-208-5682.

Oct. 6-7, 2017:  Frio Fest BBQ Cook-off, Concan, TX.  Contact:  Cassandra Phone:  830-232-6625 or email:  Cassandra@friocountry.com or info@friocountry.com.

Oct. 6-7, 2017: Octoberfest Bar-B-Que & Chili, Granbury, TX.  Contact:  VFW Phone:  817-573-9350.

Oct. 6-7, 2017:  Fiesta de la Paloma Championship Cook-Off, Coleman, TX.  Contact:  Coleman Chamber (325) 625-2163.

Oct. 13-14, 2017:  October Fest, Rising Star, TX.

Oct. 13-14, 2017:  Dead Cow, Wichita Falls, TX.

Oct. 13-14, 2017:  ASCO 3rd Annual BBQ & Carshow, San Angelo, TX.  Contact Phone:  325-655-5666.

Oct. 13-14, 2017:  Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6115 & Auxillary Barbeque Cook-off, Elgin, TX.  Contact Phone:  512-285-2300 or Robin Swain Phone:  512-661-8318. 

Oct. 20-21, 2017: Rockers, Riders & Ribs, Longview, TX.  Contact Phone:  903-232-7209 or email:  gbennett@news-journal.com.

Oct. 20-21, 2017: Red River Battle & Bacon Fest, State Championship, Vernon, TX.

Oct. 27-28, 2017:  Jeff Ingram Memorial Scholarship Foundation BBQ Cookoff, Magnolia, TX.  Contact:  Jennifer Jordan, Phone:  281-850-2226 or Email:  Jennifer@thejeffingram.com.

Nov. 10-11, 2017:  Cooking for Courage, Conroe, TX.  Contact:  TUFF Gari Lynn Phone:  469-626-8833.

Nov. 17-18, 2017:  Lone Star State Championship, Burnet, TX.  Contact:  Chuck Schoenfeld, Phone:  512-925-7047 or email:  cshoenf@outlook.com or Robynn Brown, Phone:  830-460-0470 or email:  lonestarbbqsociety@gmail.com

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

Oct. 6-7, 2017:  Que & Cruz, Louisa, VA. Contact: Bill Small, 540-223-6329 or email: billthegrillguy@msn.com.

Oct. 13-14, 2017:  Shenandoah Valley BBQ Fest, Woodstock, VA. Contact: Tom Eshelman, 504-459-3867 or email: dburch@shencofair.com. Website: http://www.shencofair.com/.

Oct. 14, 2017:  Blues, Brew & BBQ (Backyard), Prince Fredrick, MD. Contact: Onyx Linthicum, 202-439-4942 or email: onyxlinthicum@yahoo.com. Website: http://www.vendor-nation.com/.

 

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

Oct. 6-7, 2017: Delta State University Pig Pickin’, Cleveland, MS. Contact: Jeffrey Farris, 662-846-4794 or 662-719-4907 or email: jfarris@deltastate.edu.

Oct. 13-14, 2017: Mississippi Delta State Barbecue Championship/Octoberfest, Cleveland, MS. Contact:  Elise Jenkins, 662-719-1675 or email:  jenkins2@tecinfo.com.

Oct. 20-21, 2017: Arlington BBQ Fallfest, Arlington, TN. Contact: Paige Eavenson, 901-488-7822 or email: teams@arlingtonbbq.com.

Oct. 21, 2017: Delta Hot Tamale Festival, Greenville, MS. Contact: Daniel Boggs, 662-378-3121 or 662-466-3889 or email: Gretchen@greatergreenville.org.

Oct. 26-28, 2017: Butler Fest 2017, Butler, AL. Contact: Amy McDonald, 205-604-8068 or email: amcdonald@gchc.com.

Oct. 27-28, 2017: Fire on the Water, Lake Village, AR. Contact: Tippi Jones, 870-265-5997 or 870-737-1399 or email: fireonthewater@outlook.com.

Nov. 3-4, 2017: Big Pig Jig, Vienna, GA. Contact: Rhonda Lamb, 229-268-8275 or 229-322-1596 or email: Rhonda@bigpigjig.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 

Oct. 6-9, 2017:  Riverside Blues, Brews, & BBQ Festival, Greenfield, MA.  Contact:  Christy Moore, phone:  413-772-1553 or email:  christym@greenfield-ma.gov. 

Oct. 14-15, 2017: Bay State BBQ Championship, Monson, MA.  Contact:  Jeremy Garrett, 802.244.8994 or email:  Jeremy@J2Levents.com.

Oct. 21-22, 2017:  Ocean State BBQ Championship, Richmond, RI.  Contact:  Jeremy Garrett, 802.244.8994 or email:  Jeremy@J2Levents.com

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

Oct. 6-7, 2017:  Squeals on Wheels, Union County Fairgrounds, 106 Fair Lane, Union, SC.  Contact:  Jamie Trammel, Phone:  864-427-9039. 

Oct. 13-14, 2017: Jamil Shriner’s BBQ Cookoff, Jamil Shrine Temple, 206 Jamil Road, Columbia, SC.  Contact:  Stuart J. Smith, Phone:  803-772-9382 or Email:  hemi57insc@gmail.com.

Nov. 17-18, 2017:  Tom Garrity Fire Fighters BBQ Challenge, Sumter, SC.  Contact:  William “Dutch”  Holland, Phone:  910-973-3223 or Email:  widutchholland@gmail.com

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

Oct. 6, 2017: John Henry’s BBQ Steak Cookoff, Houston, TX.

Oct. 7, 2017:  Fiesta De La Paloma Steak Cookoff, Coleman, TX.

Oct. 7, 2017:  Judging – Fiesta De La Paloma Steak Cookoff, Coleman, TX.

Oct. 7, 2017: Mid-West Arkansas Steak Championship, Van Buren, AR.

Oct. 7, 2017: BBQ Society Steak Cookoff, Hoofddorp, Netherlands.

Oct. 7, 2017: Ardmore Shrine Club Steak Cookoff, Ardmore, OK.

Oct. 13, 2017:  Friday the 13th Spooktacular Steak Throwdown, Desoto, KS. 

Oct. 13, 2017:  Orange County Steak Championship, Costa Mesa, CA. 

Oct. 14, 2017: Steaktober Fest, Cameron, TX.

Oct. 14, 2017:  Bedouin Brew & Bar-B-Que Steak Cookoff, Muskogee, OK. 

Oct. 14, 2017:  Amarillo Steak Championship, Amarillo, TX. 

Oct. 15, 2017:  Byhalia Lions Club Steak Cookoff, Byhalia, MS. 

Oct. 20, 2017:  Harper County Bullseye BBQ Steak Cook Off, Harper, KS.

Oct. 21, 2017: “Good Ole Boys” Last Chance Steak Cookoff, White Hall, AR.

Oct. 21, 2017: Donny Ferguson Memorial Steak Cookoff, Whitesboro, TX.

Oct. 21, 2017: Mid South Great Steak Cookoff, West Memphis, AR.

Oct. 21, 2017:  Creekside BBQ Battle Steak Cookoff, Warracknabeal, Australia.

Oct. 28, 2017: The SCA Championship, Fort Worth, TX.

Nov. 11, 2017: Operation BBQ Relief Steak Cookoff, Pleasant Hill, MO.

Nov. 19, 2017: Smokin’ Flamingo Steak & Chicken Wing Cookoff, Jacksonville, FL.

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

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

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

NON-SANCTIONED EVENTS  

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

BBQ COOKING SCHOOLS

Oct. 21-22, 2017: Hot Wachula’s Cook School, Bartow, FL. Contact: Matt Barber, 863-602-0857 or email: matt@hotwachulas.com.

Nov. 18, 2017:  Slap Yo’ Daddy BBQ Class, Diamond Bar, CA.

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

BBQ JUDGING SCHOOLS

Oct. 13, 2017: KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Muskogee, OK, Contact: Scott Seretean, Phone: 405-510-4986 or email:  bedouinbrewbbq@gmail.com.

Oct. 13, 2017:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Costa Mesa, CA. 

Oct. 27, 2017:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Lynchburg, TN.  Contact: Marge Plummer, Ph.B., Phone: 901-398-0305 or email:  jdjudgingclass@hotmail.com.   

Nov. 3, 2017:  MBN Judging Class, Vienna, GA.  Contact:  Rhonda Lamb Heath, Phone:  229-268-8275 or Email:  Rhonda@bigpigjig.com

Nov. 4, 2017:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Greencastle, PA. 

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