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

Feb. 3, 2018:  Q Fest, San Dimas, CA.

Feb. 18, 2018:  Judges Workshop Alameda, Alameda, CA.

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

March 3, 2018:  3 CBBQA 101 Class at the Woodshed, Orange, CA.

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

April 7, 2018:  Rick’s Backyard 2018, San Jose, CA.

April 14, 2018:  Hog ‘n Heat 2018, Redwood City, CA.

April 21, 2018:  Wild Wild West BBQ Showdown (KCBS), Wildomar, CA.

May 5, 2018:  Show Low BBQ Throw Down 2018 (KCBS & TOY), Show Low, AZ.

May 12, 2018:  West Coast BBQ Classic 2018, Long Beach, CA.

May 12, 2018:  Ribs Chili Cars Brews & Blues, Livermore, CA.

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

June 2, 2018:  Horse Town Brew N Que (KCBS), Norco, CA.

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

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

July 7, 2018:  Wine Country Big Q 2018 (KCBS), Petaluma, CA.

July 14, 2018:  2018 Clayton BQ Cook-Off (KCBS), Clayton, CA.

July 14, 2018:  9th Annual Vista BBQ Classic (KCBS), Vista, CA.

July 29, 2018:  Gilroy Garli-Que Challenge 2018 (KCBS), Gilroy, CA.

Aug. 4, 2018:  Rods-N-Ribs 2018, Roseville, CA.

Aug. 11, 2018:  Bands Brews & BBQ Throwdown (KCBS), Ceres, CA.

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

Aug. 19, 2018:  Del Mar BBQ Championship 2018, Del Mar, CA.

Sept. 2, 2018:  Redwood Coast Grills Gone Wild 2018 (KCBS), Crescent City, CA.

Sept. 15, 2018:  Hot Q’s & Cold Brews BBQ Championship 2018 (KCBS), Oroville, CA.

Oct. 13, 2018:  OC BBQ Competition 2018 (KCBS), Costa Mesa, CA.

Oct. 13, 2018:  Grills N Grills 2018 (KCBS), Penn Valley, CA.

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

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

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

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. 2-4, 2018:  Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA.  Website:  http://jacksoldsouth.com.

Mar. 9-10, 2018:  Eagle Lake BBQ Festival, Eagle Lake, FL.  Contact: Mark Stallings, 863-412-2839 or email: mdstalli67@gmail.com.

Mar. 17, 2018:  Annual Charity Rib Cookoff – Eastpoint Fire Department, East Point, FL.  Contact:  George Pruett, 850-670-9000 or Email:  pru911@gtcom.net.

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.

Sept. 14-15, 2018:  Smokin’ Pig, Lake City, FL.  Contact:  Lisa Park, 386-752-8822 or Email:  ccflfair@gmail.com.

Sept. 21-22, 2018:  Smokin’ In The Pines BBQ Festival, Perry, FL.  Contact:  Dawn Taylor, 850-584-5366 or Email:  taylorchamber@gtcom.net.

Oct. 12-13, 2018:  Fine Swine at the Pit, Mulberry, FL.  Contact:  Bonnie Titus, 863-712-0625 or Email:  bonnie@cityofmulberryfl.com.

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

Feb. 3, 2018:  GBA Judge Training Class, Centerville, GA.  Contact:  bbqga.org.

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.

Apr. 6-7, 2018:  BBQ & Brews Festival, Cartersville, GA.  Contact:  Gary Lamb, Phone:  404-210-3025 or Email:  gary@bbqandbrews.com.

April 13-14, 2018:  The Great Springfield BBQ Cookoff, Springfield, GA.  Contact:  Brice Moore, 912-655-4305 or Email:  scooty7010@gmail.com.

April 20-21, 2018:  Robins Flying High BBQ Festival, Warner Robins, GA.    Contact:  Burl Jimmerson, Phone:  478-954-2115 or Email:  burljimmerson@outlook.com.

Apr. 27-28, 2018:  BBQ & Brews Festival, Downtown Canton, GA.  Contact:  Gary Lamb, Phone:  404-210-3025 or Email:  gary@bbqandbrews.com.

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

May 4-5, 2018:  Golden’s Cast Iron Cook-Off at RiverFest, Columbus, GA.  Contact:  Stephanie Woodham, Phone:  706-681-3162 or Ross Horner, Phone:  706-596-0111.

July 14, 2018:  GBA Judge Training Class, Jacksonville, FL.

Sept. 21-22, 2018:  Doc Holiday BBQ Championship, Downtown Griffin, GA.  Contact:  Will Doss 770-228-4699 or Email:  will@eagleswaychurch.org.

Nov. 16-17, 2018:  6th Annual Smokin’ Flamingo BBQ, Jacksonville, FL.  Contact:  David Haskett 904-838-7290.

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

Feb. 2-3, 2018:  Texas Deer Association 2nd Annual Ropin Smokin, Robstown, TX.  Contact:  Leo Martinez, Phone:  361-207+0980 or Email:  leo906@yahoo.com.

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. 2-3, 2018:  5th Annual Diamond Jims Country Saloon BBQ Cookoff, Texas City, TX.  Contact:  Alan Caraway, Phone:  832-309-6254 or Email:  alan@maaxcomllc.com.

Feb. 9-10, 2018:  Chisholm Trail Festival Cookoff, Donna, TX, Contact:  Miguel Gallegos, Phone:  956-458-6465 or Email: rgvcateringandbbq@gmail.com.

Feb. 9-10, 2018:  4th Annual BPOA Scholarship Cookoff, Brownsville, TX.  Contact:  Robert Nieto, Phone:  956-466-4986 or Email:  a98special@aol.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. 9-10, 2018:  Annual Twin City Mardi Gras Cook Off, Monroe, LA.  Contact:  Benjy Lewis, Phone:  318-880-8600 or Email:  Benjamin.Lewis@mcschools.net.

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

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

Feb. 23-24, 2018:  Ardmore Shrine Club 8th Annual State Championship BBQ Cookoff, Ardmore, OK, OK STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact; Clay Allison, Phone:  580-277-3643 or Email:  bigdaddy7340@yahoo.com.

Feb. 23-24, 2018:  Irving Elks Lodge, Irving, TX.  Contact:  John Gray, Phone:  469-834-7775 or Email:  jgray1718@gmail.com.

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.

Mar. 2-3, 2018:  Freedom Fest BBQ Cookoff, Concan, TX, Contact:  Cassandra Perry, Phone:  830-232-6625 or Email:  cassandra@friocountry.com.

Mar. 2-3, 2018:  Cuero Turkeyfest Ragin Cajun CookOff, Contact:  Brenda Martin, Phone:  361-243-6114 or Email:  brenda22martin@yahoo.com.

Mar. 2-3, 2018:  Marsh Fest, Winnie, TX.  Contact:  Kevin Carothers, Phone:  409-466-9076 or Email:  kevin.carothers@premiumofs.com.

Mar. 2-3, 2018:  ABC Burning Meat, Sinton, TX.  Contact:  Kathy Burnette, Phone:  361-289-5311 or Email:  kburnette@abctbc.org.

Mar. 2-3, 2018:  Rattlesnake BBQ Cook Off, Walnut Springs, TX.  Contact:  Robert Billman, Phone:  254-396-0129 or Email:  rattlesnakecookoff@gmail.com.

Mar. 2-3, 2018:  8th Annual TTHAs Bucks and BBQ CookOff, San Antonio, TX.  Contact:  Jennifer Beaman, Phone:  210-523-8500 or Email: jenn@ttha.com.

Mar. 9-10, 2018:  Sweetwater Jaycess Rattlesnake Roundup, Sweetwater, TX.  Contact:  Joe Torres, Phone: 325-518-9868 or Email:  72ecgutierrez@gmail.com.

Mar. 9-10, 2018:  MDA 9th Annual Ciscos Soldiers Back Yard BBQ Cookoff, Del Rio, TX.  Contact:  Lupe Costilla, Phone:  830-734-6270 or Email:  lcostilla62@hotmail.com.

Mar. 9-10, 2018:  Texas Independence Day Celebration BBQ Cookoff, San Benito, TX.  Contact:  Carolina Garza, Phone:  956-245-4202 or Email:  cc9801@live.com.

Mar. 9-10, 2018:  Iola VFD 5th Annual Benefits and BBQ Cookoff, Iola, TX.  Contact:  Betty Moore, Phone:  512-539-6792 or Email:  iolavfdcookoff@hotmail.com.

Mar. 9-10, 2018:  Turn n Burn Cook Off, Pleasanton, TX.  Contact:  Cindy, Phone:  830-569-2163 or Email:  pleasantoncofc@att.net or Website:  http://www.turn-n-burncookoff.com/.

Mar. 9-10, 2018:  ArkLaTex Craft Beer and BBQ Fest, Shreveport, LA.  Contact:  Bonne Summers Email:  eventsathand@gmail.com.

Mar. 9-10, 2018:  Kaufman County Livestock Show BBQ, Kaufman, TX.  Contact:  Bill, Phone:  214-729-4522.

Mar. 16-17, 2018:  VFW Post 4692 Annual Cookoff, Bryan, TX.  Contact:  Rene Rudd, Phone:  979823-0550, Email:  vfwpost4692@hotmail.com.

Mar. 16-17, 2018:  Hog Explosion Cookoff, Bandera, TX.  Contact:  Genie Strickland, Phone:  210-378-2055 or Email:  vbrowning@texasrosserealty.com.

Mar. 16-17, 2018:  Porters BBQ Shootout Trailer Series, Crane, TX.  Contact:  Jesse Salcido, Phone:  432-664-0138 or Email:  contactus@myporters.net.

Mar. 16-17, 2018:  Sargent Lions Park Juilee and Cook Off, Sargent, TX.  Contact:  Carla Rae Southard, Phone:  832-563-6221 or Email:  carlarae@thevrgtx.com.

Mar. 16-18, 2018:  RCFA BBQ Cook Off, Refugio, TX.  Contact:  Scott Payne, Phone:  361-318-2474 or Email:  popisscott63@yahoo.com.

Mar. 16-17, 2018:  Lake Ray Roberts Elks, Sanger, TX.  Contact:  Barbara, Phone:  940-595-6326 or Email:  bscheffler@rocketmail.com.

Mar. 16-17, 2018:  West Vol Fire Dept., West, TX.  Contact:  Georgie, Jr., Phone:  254-709-7387 or Email:  grimmins@sbcglobal.net.

Mar. 23-24, 2018:  SouthnYour Mouth Battle of the Meats, Rio Medina, TX.  Contact:  Jennifer Moore, Phone:  210-428-8593, or Email:  vicepresident.helotesagbooster@gmail.com

Mar. 23-24, 2018:  5th Annual Gruenau Hall BBQ Cookoff, Yorktown, TX.  Contact:  Dianna Metting, Phone:  361-491-1217 or Email:  diannametting@gmail.com.

Mar. 23-24, 2018:  South 40 BBQ CookOff, Waco, TX.  Contact:  Morgan Smart, Phone:  254-224-8288 or Email:  morgan@hotfair.com.

Mar. 23-24, 2018:  Stockdale Chamber of Commerce Ranch Rodeo BBQ Cookoff, Stockdale, TX.  Contact:  Shane Akin, Phone:  830-216-1919 or Email:  shane.akin@yahoo.com.

Mar. 23-24, 2018:  1st Annual RCF BBQ Cookoff, Logansport, LA.  Contact:  Eryn Luman, Phone:  903-263-7231 or Email:  erynluman1990@gmail.com.

Mar. 23-24, 2018:  AGC Houston BBQ Cookoff, Houston, TX.  Contact:  Tamara Hancock, Phone:  713-843-3771 or Email:  tamara.h@agchouston.org.

Mar. 23-24, 2018:  Bum Phillips Charities Shoot Out, Goliad, TX.  Contact:  Joey Smith, Phone:  512-844-8131 or Email:  joey@joescookshack.com.

Mar. 23-24, 2018:  Alvin Music Festival Cook Off, Alvin, TX.  Contact:  Patrick, Phone:  281-850-1577 or Email:  alvinmusicfest@gmail.com.

Mar. 23-24, 2018:  Ft. Worth Cops4Kids, Ft. Worth, TX.  Contact:  Dean, Phone:  817-999-9511.

Mar. 23-24, 2018:  Spirit of Texas BBQ CookOff, College Station, TX.  Contact:  Nathan Geick, Phone:  936-348-1931.

Mar. 30-31, 2018:  Geronimo VFW Post 8456 BBQ, Geronimo, TX.  Contact:  Bill Owens, Phone:  830-481-6311 or Email:  billo1tx@airmail.net.

Mar. 30-31, 2018:  TriCounty Cookoff, Selma, TX.  Contact:  Adam West, Phone:  763-232-2305 or Email:  allstate38inc@hotmail.com.

Mar. 30-31, 2018:  Fabulous Flamingo Fest, Childress, TX.  Contact:  Susan J. Leery, Phone:  940-937-2567 or Email:  c-commerce@att.net.

Mar. 30-31, 2018:  Comal County Child Abuse Prevention Month, New Braunfels, TX.  Contact:  Blake Hartman, Phone:  830-312-9704 or Email:  blakehartman@yahoo.com.

Mar. 30-31, 2018:  ASESINOS 3RD ANNUAL Chilling Grilling Cookoff, McAllen, TX.  Contact:  Salvador Martinez, Phone:  956-250-0164 or Email:  sal.mtz@hotmail.com.

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

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 and Backyard events, 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. 

Feb. 24, 2018:  D’iberville BBQ Throw Down Kids Q & Festival (Backyard), D’iberville, MS.  STATE CHAMPIONSHIP and Backyard events, Contact:  Desiree Marquez, Phone:  228-257-9734 or Email:  dmarquez@diberville.ms.us 

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, Onarmia, MN, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Tony Korthaus, Phone:  952-405-8495 or Email:  tony@quetopiabbq.com 

Mar. 2-3, 2018:  The Great Brunswick BBQ Throwdown, Brunswick, MD (Tentative), STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Beth Johnson, Phone:  301-712-4137 or Email: greatbrunswickbbqthrowdown@gmail.com 

Mar. 2-3, 2018:  Jack Town Throw Down, Ridgeland, MS, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact;  Van Waites, Phone:  601-942-5985 or Email:  vanwaites@yahoo.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. 10, 2018:  White Street Barbeque Experience (BACKYARD ONLY), Wake Forest, NC.  Contact:  Will Haddock, Phone:  919-453-4170 and Email:  will@whtestreetbrewing.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. 23-24, 2018:  Hammond BBQ, Hammond, LA.  STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact (Teams):  Eric Phares, Jodie Gieseler, Phone:  985-969-8172 or Email:  cityglass632@bellsouth.net, Contact:  Deek Beblieux, Phone:  985-634-8046 or Email:  deek.deblieux@sbdinc.com. 

Mar. 23-24, 2018:  Dickson County Smokefest, Dickson, TN, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Rhonda Adams, Phone:  615-446-2349 or Email:  rhonda@dicksoncountychamber.com 

Mar. 23-24, 2018:  7th Annual Santa Anite Winners Circle BBQ Championship, Arcadia, CA, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Ben Lobenstein, Phone:  415-683-0784 or Email:  ben@fireitupevents.com. 

Mar. 23-24, 2018;  Smokin On Big Creek, Pleasant Hill, MO, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Stan Hays, Phone:  816-876-9019 or Email:  shays@operationbbqrelief.org 

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:  iinfo@wettelsonfire.be. 

Apr. 6-7, 2018:  CCS Fest, Indianapolis, IN, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Amber McCreery, Phone:  317-498-3814, or Email:  almccreery31@gmail.com and Contact:  Aaron McCreery, Phone:  317-498-3814 or Email:  aarondmccreery@gmail.com. 

Apr. 6-7, 2018:  Eighth Annual Bull Moose, Somerville, TN, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Marvin Hurley, Phone:  901-282-6138 or Email:  mdhurley1957@yahoo.com or Judges Contact:  Marge Plummer, Phone:  901-487-3872 or Email:  margeplummer1@bellsouth.net. 

Apr. 6-7, 2018:  NYC BBQ Cookoff, Staten Island, NY, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Frank Saulie, Phone:  917-371-5669 or Email:  fsaulle@historicrichmondtown.org 

Apr. 6-7, 2018:  City of Springs BBQ Championship, Sulphur, OK, Contact:  Garrett Leveridge, Phone:  580-618-050 or Email:  garrett.leveridge@gmail.com. 

Apr. 6-7, 2018:  Brunswick BBQ Beach Bash, Brunswick, GA, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  John Jones, Phone:  912-264-2232 or Email:  john@jajonesinsurance.com 

Apr. 6-7, 2018:  Cedarfest BBQ Cook-Off, Cedar Park, TX.  Contact:  Lyndee Mathews, Phone:  512-260-7800 or Email:  lyndee@cedarparkchamber.org 

April 6-7, 2018:  Smoke in the Spring, Osage City, KS, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Corey Linton, Phone:  785-528-4610, Email:  rec@osagecity.com, Contact:  Wayne White, Phone:  785-217-7456 or Email:  osagecountynews@gmail.com 

Apr. 6-7, 2018:  The Ironman, Greencastle, PA, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact (Teams):  Eric Forrester, Phone:  714-643-0039 or Email:  eric@ironmanbbq.com. 

Apr. 6-7, 2018:  Stillwater Elks Lodge Blazathon, Stillwater, OK, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact (Teams):  Chad Duncan, Phone:  405-880-4514 or Email:  blazathon@gmail.com or Contact (Judges):  Kris Duncan, Phone:  405-714-5334 or Email:  blazathan@gmail.com 

Apr. 6-7, 2018:  Rockin Rib Off (Backyard Only), Selma, AL, Contact:  Clay Carmichael, Phone:  334-410-0582 or Email:  blackbeltbenefitgroup@gmail.com. 

Apr. 7-8, 2018:  2nd Meat Smoke and Beer BBQ Competition Weis 2018, Weis, Austria.  Contact:  Armin Oberndorfer, Phone:  +43 676 3030253 or Email:  organisation@meat-smoke-and-beer.com 

Apr. 7-8, 2018:  Smoke on the Border, Gravette, AR, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Fred Overstreet, Phone:  479-752-3313 or Email:  blastmaster@fullnet.net. 

Apr. 13-14, 2018:  Kansas City Children’s Discovery Center’s Discover ‘Que BBQ Contest, Topeka, KS.  Contact:  Debra Ricks, Phone:  785-783-8300 or Email:  dricks@kansasdiscovery.org 

Apr. 13-14, 2018:  The Best Dam BBQ Contest at Smithville Lake, Smithville, MO, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Tony Kerns, Phone:  816-749-3154 or Email:  thebestdambbqcontest@gmail.com or Contact:  Scott Will, Email:  bscottparish@yahoo.com 

Apr. 13-14, 2018:  TN River BBQ Battle & Music Fest (formerly Blues Hog BBQ & Music Fest), Savannah, TN, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Mary Beth Hopper, Phone:  731-616-7474 or Email:  mbhopper@eplus.net or Contact:  Scott Parish, Email:  bscottparish@yahoo.com. 

Apr. 13-14, 2018:  Smoke on the Falls, Gadsden, AL, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Janet Tarrance, Phone:  256-549-4658 or Email:  jtarrance@cityodgadsden.com or Contact (Judges):  Tricia Morton Email:  triciam840@comcast.net 

Apr. 14-15, 2018:  Wild King BBQ Competition, Tirol, Austria, Contact:  Franz Groessing, Phone:  +43 664 204 4595 or Email:  f.groessing@a1.net. 

Apr. 14-15, 2018:  Southwest Kosher BBQ Festival (Competitor’s Series), Scottsdale, AZ.  Contact:  Jeffery Stanlis, Phone:  480-510-7228 or Email:  info@southwestkosherbbq.com 

Apr. 14-15, 2018:  Perth Barbecue Festival, Perth, Australia, Contact:  Marge Vitale, Phone:  0418 364 594 or Email:  margaret@bbqfest.com.au. 

Apr. 14-15, 2018:  Meat the East, Hengelo, Netherlands, Contact:  Huddie Lee Stokes Phone:  +31 643825677 or Email:  info@stokesbbq.nl or Contact:  Marco Wulff, Phone:  +31 648163194 or Email:  info@marcook.nl. 

Apr. 20-21, 2018:  Cornelia Apple Blossom BBQ Competition, Cornelia, GA, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Rachel Harper, Email:  apple2018@whitefoxrun.com or Contact:  Jessie Owensby, Phone:  706-778-8585 or Email:  dmanager@corneliageorgia.org. 

Apr. 20-21, 2018:  High on the Hog Festival, Winchester, TN, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact (Teams):  Ray David, Phone:  931-308-9376 or Email:  highonthehog_teams@yahoo.com, Contact (Backyard Teams):  Nancy Hibler, Phone:  931-636-2719.  Contact (Judges):  Dianne Zimmerman, Email:  deezimmerman1949@hotmail.com.    

Apr. 20-21, 2018:  Barnesville BBQ & Blues, Barnesville, GA, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact (Judges):  Sharon Greer, Phone:  770-358-5284 or Email:  sgreer675@att.net or Contact (Teams):  TJ Imberger, Phone:  770-358-5284 or Email:  tjimberger@gmail.com 

Apr. 20-21, 2018:  Interstate BBQ Festival, Hagerstown, MD, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Rob Immer, Phone:  301-991-2373 or Email:  rob@mountainmarylandevents.com. 

Apr. 20-21, 2018:  Interstate BBQ Festival (BACKYARD ONLY), Hagerstown, MD, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Rob Immer, Phone:  301-991-2373 or Email:  rob@mountainmarylandevents.com. 

Apr. 20-21, 2018:  13th Annual Hanor Smokin’ Red Dirt BBQ, Enid, OK, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Lynne Benkendorf, Phone:  580-548-8194 or Email:  lbenkendorf@eaglemkt.com. 

Apr. 20-21, 2018:  Main Street BBQ & Blues Fest, Washington, MO, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Bridgette Kelch, Phone:  636-239-1743 or Email:  bkelch@downtownwashmo.org 

Apr. 20-21, 2018:  Wild Wild West BBQ Showdown, Wildomar, CA, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Henry Silverstre, Phone:  951-445-1903 or Email:  hsilverstre@aol.com 

Apr. 20-21, 2018:  Rock’n Ribs BBQ Festival, Springfield, MO, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact (Team):  Michael Brady, Phone:  417-483-2353 or Email:  mlbrady33@mchsi.com or Contact (Judges):  Kim Nash, Email:  knash@greatsouthernbank.com.  

Apr. 20-21, 2018:  Pig and Swig (Competitors Series), Kansas City, MO, Contact:  Kenzi Hoyle, Phone:  816-277-8303, Email:  khoyle@cordish.com.  

Apr. 20-21, 2018:  Nor’Easter BBQ Showdown (Day 1 & Day 2) Campground BBQ Series, Plymouth, MA, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Jeremy Garrett, Phone:  802-244-8994 or Email:  jeremy@j2levents.com

Apr. 20-21, 2018:  10th Annual VFW Post 846 BBQ Challenge, Overland Park, KS, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact:  Tanya Brunning, Phone:  913-648-4991 or Email:  bbqvfw846@gmail.com.  

Apr. 21-22, 2018:  Fire N Up in the Flint Hills, Council Grove, KS, Contact (Judges):  Diane Wolfe, Phone:  630-767-5413 or Email:  diane@councilgrove.com or Contact (Teams):  Angie Schwerdtfeger, Phone:  785-561-0645 or Email:  aschwerdtfeger@tctainc.net.     

Apr. 21-22, 2018:  Bardo-Q BBQ Competition, Bardonecchia, Italy.  Contact: Vittorio Montabone, Phone:  +393930822290, Email:  vitto@prolocobardonecchia.it. 

Apr. 21, 2018:  *Fire at the Foothills(BACKYARD ONLY), Chelsea, AL, Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Mike Denton, Phone: 205-915-2745,  jmdenton@bellsouth.net.  

Apr. 21, 2018:   *Southern Hot Wing Festival (COMPETITOR SERIES) Memphis, TN, Contact: Paul Gagliano, Phone: 901-949-2596,  pauljgagliano@gmail.com; Contact: Marge Plummer, Phone: 901-487-3872,  margeplummer1@bellsouth.net  

Apr. 27-28, 2018:  *The Great Wisconsin Tune Up BBQ Contest, Manawa, WI, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact: Brenda Vander Zanden, Phone: 920-427-6814 or Email:  bkvanderz@gmail.com 

Apr. 27-28, 2018:  *BBQ Boogie & Blues,  Calhoun, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact: Aaron Walkover, Phone: 706-307-9129 or Email:  shusser@gordoncountychamber.com or Contact: Sarah Husser, Phone: 706-625-3200 or Email:  shusser@gordoncountychamber.com 

Apr. 27-28, 2018:  Smoke on the Water Festival (BACKYARD ONLY), Florence, AL, Contact: Myron Berry, Phone: 256-740-9636 or Email:  myronberry@yahoo.com 

Apr. 27-28, 2018:  *Chisholm Trail BBQ Cook Off, Wellington, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact (Judges):  Sunni Bales, Phone: 620-326-0263 or Email:  sunnileeb@gmail.com or Contact (Teams):  Dianne Miller, Phone: 620-326-7686 or Email:  hobbs@sutv.com 

Apr. 27-28, 2018:  Southaven Springfest, Southaven, MS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact: Brenda Orozco, Phone: 901-800-7907 or Email:  brendaorozco514@hotmail.com, Contact: Dana Alvarez, Phone: 901-254-4727 or Email:  msqueen1970@hotmail.com 

Apr. 27-28, 2018:  Pickin N Pullin BBQ Competition Lenexa, VA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact: Jon Caldwell, Phone: 804-966-8362 or Email:  jcaldwell@rockahock.com 

Apr. 27-28, 2018:  *Smokin’ in the Creek BBQ Contest -Re-Boot, Sugar Creek, MO, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact: Sue Mikula, Phone: 816-252-4413 ext 1302 or Email:  smikula@sugar-creek.mo.us

Apr. 28-29, 2018:  Atlanta BBQ Classic Atlanta, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Contact: Randall Bowman, Phone: 770-886-6290 or Email:  bbqcup@hotmail.com

Apr. 28-29, 2018:  KCBS Greek Fire Festival 2018 Reichshof, Germany, Contact: Markus Bondort, Phone: +49 1737150876 or Email:  kcbs@greekfire.de or Contact: Oliver Louse, Phone: +49 1788488888 or Email:  kcbs@greekfire.de

Apr, 28-29, 2018:  4th Barbecue Bulls Championship Salzburg 2018 Salzburg Austria, Austria, Contact: Helmut Karl, Phone: 662461462 or Email:  info@helmukarl.at.

Apr. 28-29, 2018:  New Jersey KnoQ-out-CAMPGROUND BBQ SERIES, Blairstown, NJ, Contact: Jeremy Garrett, Phone: 802-244-8994 or Email:  Jeremy@J2Levents.com

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

Feb. 9-10, 2018:  2nd Annual James Domel Winter Cook-off, Round Rock, TX.

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

Mar. 2-3, 2018:  BBQ Austin – Austin Rodeo, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Austin, TX.

Mar. 16-17, 2018:  Clear Lake Elks #2322 Barbecue Cook-off, Cleark Lake, TX.  Contact:  Jim Ott, Phone:  713-829-2199 or Email:  j.ott1@verizon.net.

Mar. 23-24, 2018:  24th Annual Magnolia Showdown BBQ Cook-off, Magnolia, TX.

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

Mar. 30-31, 2018:  10th Annual Kerrville Easterfest & BBQ Cook-off, Kerrville, TX.  Contact:  Tricia Byrom, Phone:  830-267-1668 or Email:  tlbyrom@live.com.

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

Apr. 6-8, 2018:  Christine VFD BBQ Cook-off and Team Roping, Christine, TX.

Apr. 20-22, 2018:  Mingus “Merica” BBQ Cook-off, Mingus, TX.

Apr. 27-28, 2018:  Wild Game TRAF, Houston, TX.

Apr. 27-28, 2018:  2nd Annual Southern Star BBQ Cook-off, Conroe, TX.  Contact:  Danielle.  Email:  danielle@southernstarbrewing.com.

Apr. 27-28, 2018:  BBQ Boys Buyers Group

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.

May 4-5, 2018:  Howdy Roo, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Marble Falls, TX.

May 18-19, 2018:  7th Annual Benefit Car & Bike Show and BBQ Cook-off, San Antonio, TX.  Contact:  Vanessa Hernandez, Phone:  210-333-8000 or Email:  vhernandez@ascoeq.com.

May 18-19, 2018:  World Championship Bison Cookoff, Santa Anna, TX.  Contact:  Santa Anna Chamber of Commerce, Phone:  432-889-8359 or Email:  santaanna.wcbc@gmail.com.

May 25-26, 2018:  5th Annual Spicewood Community Center BBQ & Chili Cook-off, Spicewood, TX.  Contact:  Craig Schlicke, Phone:  512-507-9089 or Email:  schlicke@yahoo.com.

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

June 1-2, 2018:  VFD, Llano, TX.

June 15-16, 2018:  Fort Worth Junteenth Celebration, Fort Worth, TX.

July 14-15, 2018:  Gebhard’s BBQ Bash, STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, Burnet, TX.

July 20-21, 2018:  Post Rotary Club – 8th Annual State Championship, Smokin’ in the Park, Post, TX.

July 20-21, 2018:  Night in Old Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg, TX.

Aug. 17-18, 2018:  Hot Chili Days, Cool Mountain Nights Music Festival & Cook-off, Red River, NM.  Website:  https://redriver.org/events/hot-chili-days-cool-mountain-nights.

Sept. 7-8, 2018:  Columbus, TX.

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

Feb. 10, 2018:  2018 MABA Awards Banquet, Manassas, VA.  

 

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

Mar. 23-24, 2018:  Hog for the Cause, Memphis, TN.  Contact:  Melzie Wilson, Phone:  901-493-4036 or Email:  melziew@mallorygroup.com.  

Apr. 6-7, 2018:  Atoka BBQ Festival, Atoka, TN.  Contact:  Cliff Evans, Phone:  901-837-5306 or 901-651-1105 or Email:  cevans@townofatoka.com

Apr. 13-14, 2018:  Ham Jam BBQ Contest, Philadelphia, MS.  Contact:  Tony Gray, Phone:  601-652-6471 or Email:  jgray10301@gmail.com

Apr. 27-28, 2018:  Southaven Springfest, Southhaven, MS.  Contact:  Krisit Faulkner, Phone:  662-393-6939 or 901-461-1791 or Email:  kfaulkner@southhaven.org.  Judge’s Contact:  Dana Alvarez, Phone:  901-254-4727 or Email:  msqueen1970@hotmail.com.  

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

May 31-June 2, 2018:  Covington’s World’s Oldest BBQ Festival, Covington, TN.  Phone:  901-476-9613 or 901-485-3075 or Email:  kgriffin@covingtontn.com

Sept. 7-8, 2018:  Smokin’ on the White, Batesville, AR.  

Sept. 20-22, 2018:  Murphysboro BBQ Cook-Off, Murphysboro, TN.  Contact:  Mike Mills, Phone:  618-684-8902 or 618-559-8000.  Judge’s Contact:  Sammi Graff, Phone:  618-684-8902 or 618-559-8000 or Email:  sammi@17bbq.com

Sept. 27-29, 2018:  2018 Bartlett BBQ Fest, Bartlett, TN.  Contact:  David Parsons, Phone:  901-859-3381 or 901-833-6054 or Email:  dparsonsconstruction@comcast.net.    Judges’ Contact:  Colt Parsons, Phone:  901-833-6054 or Email:  cparsons@wirebond.com

Sept. 28-29, 2018:  The Great Ruleville Roast, Ruleville, MS.  Phone:  662-719-1675 or Email:  jenkins2@tecinfo.com.  Judges Contact:  Pam Maxwell, Phone:  662-497-2575 or Email:  prmaxwell@yahoo.com

Oct. 12-13, 2018:  Mississippi Delta State Barbeque Championship/Cleveland Octoberbest, Ruleville, MS.  Phone:  662-719-1675 or Email:  jenkins2@tecinfo.com.  

Nov. 2-3, 2018:  Big Pig Jig, Vienna, GA.  Phone:  229-268-8275 or 229-322-1596 or Email:  rhonda@bigpigjig.com or Judge’s Contact:  Lilla Heath, Phone:  229-268-7030 or 229-947-1140 or Email:  lael.finthumane@gmail.com

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

Mar. 2-3, 2018:  Fire on Ice, Onamia, MN.   

May 11-12, 2018:  Minnesota in May, Falcon Heights, MN.  

June 8-10, 2018:  Mankato Cookout, Mankato, MN.  

June 22-23, 2018:  Rotary Rock N Ribs on the River, La Crosse, MN. 

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

Feb. 26, 2018:  Board of Directors Meeting @ Online Meeting, Online 7pm9pm

Mar. 26, 2018:  Board of Directors Meeting @ Online Meeting, Online 7pm9pm 

Sept. 21-23, 2018:  Great Maine Barbecue Challenge, Bangor, Maine.

 

 

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

Mar. 24, 2018:  Commissioners Cup, West Columbia, SC. 

Apr. 7, 2018:  Smoke at the Lodge, Summerville, SC. 

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

Apr. 28, 2018:  Southern Flame, Summerville, SC. 

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

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

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

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

Feb. 9, 2018:  2018 Apopka BBQ Blast Friday Steak Jackpot, Apopka, FL.  

Feb. 24, 2018:  The Navy’s Great Steak Showdown, Millington, TN.  

Feb. 28, 2018:  Meatstock, Auckland, New Zealand. 

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

Mar. 3, 2018:  LOC Fair Steak Cabrito and Guisada Cookoff, George West, TX.  

Mar. 3, 2018:  Northern Louisana Injured Sportman’s Benefit Steak Cookoff, Monroe, LA.  

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

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

Mar. 10, 2018:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Omaha, NE.  

Mar. 10, 2018:  Elkhorn Liquors East of the Rockies Steak Challenge, Garfield, AR.  

Mar. 10, 2018:  Hilton Head Island Eggfest, Hilton Head Island, SC.  

Mar. 16, 2018:  NBBQA Celebrity Steak Cookoff, Fort Worth, TX.  

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

Mar. 17, 2018:  Countryside BBQ Pro Shop, SCA Event, Springfield, MO.  

Mar. 17, 2018:  SCA KIDS – Countryside BBQ Pro Shop SCA Event, Springfield, MO.  

Mar. 17, 2018:  Meatstock, Melbourne, Australia.  

Mar. 31, 2018:  Eastern BBQ Contest & Steak Cookoff, Ninove, Belgium. 

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

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

Mar. 24, 2018:  Fire Lake Steak Cookoff, Shawnee, OK.  

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

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

Mar. 24, 2018:  Variety Children’s Charity Steak Cookoff, Memphis, TN.  

Mar. 25, 2018:  Operation BBQ Relief Steakfest, Byahlia, MS.  

Apr. 6, 2018:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Greencastle, PA. 

Apr. 6, 2018:  Ironman – Raising the Steaks, Greencastle, PA.  

Apr. 6, 2018:  King of the Grill Steak Cookoff, Lamesa, TX.  

Apr. 7, 2018:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Greencastle, PA. 

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

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

Apr. 13, 2018:  Catskins Grillin and Chillin, Catskills, NY.  

Apr. 13, 2018:  SCA KIDS – Catskills Grillin and Chillin, Catskills, NY. 

Apr. 14, 2018:  Helping U BBQ’s Triple Threat Match #1 & #2, Omaha, NE.  

Apr. 14, 2018:  Hometown Hoedown Steak Cookoff, Piedmont, OK.  

Apr. 14, 2018:  Meat the East Steak Cookoff, Hengelo, Netherlands. 

Apr. 15, 2018:  Helping U BBQ’s Triple Match #3, Omaha, NE. 

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

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

Apr. 21, 2018:  Goliad Brewing Steak Cookoff, Goliad, TX.  

Apr. 27, 2018;  SCA Certified Judges Class, Rahway, NJ.  

Apr. 28, 2018:  Cass County Championship Rodeo Steak Cookoff, Linden, TX.  

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

Apr. 28, 2018:  Munch Madness Steak Cookoff, Rahway, NJ.  

Apr. 28, 2018:  SCA KIDS – Cass County Championship Rodeo Steak Cookoff, Linden, TX.  

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

May 5, 2018:  Meatstock, Sydney, Australia. 

May 12, 2018:  Esperanza Bonanza Backyard Blitz, Marion, AR.  

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

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

May 26, 2018:  East of the Rockies Steak Challenge, Garfield, AR.  

June 2, 2018:  PK Grills Steak Cookoff, Little Rock, AR.  

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

June 16, 2018:  PM Cook Line Drives and Dingers Steak Cookoff, Bearden, AR.  

June 16, 2018:  SCA Kids Line Drives and Dingers Steak Cookoff, Bearden, AR. 

June 16, 2018:  AM Cook Line Drives and Dingers Steak Cookoff, Bearden, AR. 

June 30, 2018:  Steak by the Lake, Gestland, Germany. 

July 1, 2018:  Pack the Park Steak Cookoff, Logan, IA. 

July 6, 2018:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Mason City, IA. 

July 6, 2018:  Half Moon Holidays Steak Cookoff, Shiner, TX. 

July 7, 2018:  River City Steak Cookoff Day 1, Mason City, IA. 

July 7, 2018:  SCA KIDS – River City Steak Cookoff Day 1, Mason City, IA. 

July 7, 2018:  Steak and Eggs Steak Cookoff, Appleton, WI. 

July 8, 2018:  River City Steak Cookoff Day 2, Mason City, IA. 

July 14, 2018:  Whitney Wildcat Athletic Booster Steak Cookoff, Whitney, TX. 

July 14, 2018:  Vienna BBQ Days Steak Cookoff, Vienna, Austria.  

July 15, 2018:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Jacksonville, FL.  

July 28, 2018:  Springhill Piggly Wiggly 12th Annual Steak Cookoff, Springhill, LA. 

NON-SANCTIONED EVENTS  

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

BBQ COOKING SCHOOLS

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

Feb. 2, 2018:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Melbourne, Australia.  Website:  https://www.kcbs.us.

Feb. 3, 2018:  GBA Judge Training Class, Centerville, GA.  Contact:  bbqga.org

Feb. 3, 2018:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Sint Nilass, Belgium.  Website:  https://www.kcbs.us

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

Feb. 9, 2018:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Gosford, Australia.  Website:  https://www.kcbs.us.

Feb. 10, 2018:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Joppa, AL.  Website:  https://www.kcbs.us.

Feb. 17, 2018:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Westmont, IL.  Website:  https://www.kcbs.us.

Feb. 18, 2018:  California BBQ Association Judges Workshop, Alameda, CA.  Website:  cabbqa.org

Feb. 24, 2018:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Barnesville, GA.  Website:  https://www.kcbs.us

Feb. 24, 2018:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Wendell, NC.  Website:  https://www.kcbs.us

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

March 3, 2018:  3 CBBQA 101 Class at the Woodshed, Orange, CA.  Website:  cabbqa.org. 

Mar. 10, 2018:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Omaha, NE.  Website:  http://www.steakcookoffs.com

Mar. 10, 2018:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Riverside, CA.  Website:  https://www.kcbs.us

Mar. 10, 2018:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, St. Paul, MN.  Website:  https://www.kcbs.us.  

Mar. 17, 2018:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Lee’s Summit, MO.  Website:  https://www.kcbs.us

Mar. 24, 2018:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Duncanville, TX.  Website:  https://www.kcbs.us

Mar. 25, 2018:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Richardson, TX.  Website:  https://www.kcbs.us

Mar. 31, 2018:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Johnston, IA.  Website:  https://www.kcbs.us

Apr. 6, 2018:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Greencastle, PA.  Website:  http://www.steakcookoffs.com

Apr. 7, 2018:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Greencastle, PA.  Website:  http://www.steakcookoffs.com

Apr. 7, 2018:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Cary, NC.  Website:  https://www.kcbs.us

Apr. 7, 2018:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Clayton, CA.  Website:  https://www.kcbs.us

Apr. 14, 2018:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, New Holland, PA.  Website:  https://www.kcbs.us

Apr. 21, 2018:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  Website:  https://www.kcbs.us

Apr. 21, 2018:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Watertown, SD.  Website:  https://www.kcbs.us.   

Apr. 27, 2018:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Rahway, NJ.  Website:  http://www.steakcookoffs.com.

July 6, 2018:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Mason City, IA.  Website:  http://www.steakcookoffs.com 

July 14, 2018:  GBA Judge Training Class, Jacksonville, FL.  Website:  www.bbqga.org.

July 15, 2018:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Jacksonville, FL.   Website:  http://www.steakcookoffs.com