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CALENDAR

LSBS
Schools/Classes
NEBS
MNBBQS SBN Judging Schools
Miscellaneous Schools Steak Cookoff Association MABA

EVENTS

AKBBQA

For more information, visit the AKBBQA website at www.alaskabbq.org


CBBQA

For more information, visit the CBBQA website at www.CBBQA.com

Aug. 1, 2015: 2nd Annual Oaktown Throwdown, Oakland, CA.

Aug. 8, 2015: Grills ‘N’ Grilles, Penn Valley, CA.

Aug. 7-9, 2015: Ribs, Pigs & Watermelons, Huntington Beach, CA.

Aug. 29, 2015: Smoke on the River Ceres 2015, Ceres, CA.

Sept. 12-13, 2015: Outlets @ Lake Elsinore BBQ State Championship, Lake Elsinore, CA.

Sept. 19, 2015: Smoke on the River 2015, Sacramento, CA.

Oct. 3, 2015: Dana Point 2015, Dana Point, CA.

Oct. 3, 2015: Hot Q’s & Cold Brews BBQ Championship, Oroville, CA.

Oct. 17, 2015: Spotlight 29 Casino, Coachella, CA.

Oct. 31, 2015: Sparta Q 2015, San Jose, CA.

Nov. 14, 2015: Indio California State BBQ Championship, Indio, CA.


CTBA

For more information, visit the CTBA website at www.ctbabbq.com.

Aug. 14, 2015: (Quad Cities) Ribs & Rods, Temple, TX. Contact: Kenny Stone, 254-760-0653.
Website: www.ribsandrods.com.

Sept. 4, 2015: Knights of Columbus (Council 10309), Somerville, TX. Contact: Joe Gonzales, 979-251-1464.

Sept. 11, 2015: Little River Catfish Association, Little River, TX. Contact: Daniel Bales, 254-780-6171.

Sept. 18, 2015: (Quad Cities) Bartlett Cookoff, Barlett, TX. Contact: Norman Lange, 254-527-4461.

Sept. 18, 2015: McGregor Founder’s Day Annual Cookoff, McGregor, TX. Contact: Mike Olsen, 254-379-0560
or 254-258-8171.

Oct. 9, 2015: Harper Park Cookoff, Harper, TX.
Contact: Damon Clar, 830-739-1328.

Oct. 23, 2015: (Quad Cities) Temple Jaycees, Temple, TX. Contact: Garrett Ashby, 254-721-1944.

Oct. 23, 2015: Kerr County Fair, Unknown, TX.
Contact: Chad Parker, 830-928-4221.

Nov. 20, 2015: McGregor Lions Club, McGregor, TX.
Contact: Michael Olsen, 254-258-8171.


FBA

For additional info., visit the FBA website at www.FLBBQ.org

Sept. 4-6, 2015: FBA Funcook, Clerbrook RV Resort, Clermont, FL.

Sept. 18-19, 2015:Smokin’ Pig Fest, Lake City, FL. Contact: Wanda Jones, 386-752-8822..

Oct. 2-3, 2015: Phi Delta Kappa’s Pasco County BBQ Cook Off, Odessa, FL. Contact: Shean Hylton, 813-917-1866 or email: shylton@allprodm.com.

Oct. 9-10, 2015: Mulberry Fine Swine at the Pit, Mullberry, FL. Contact: Bonnie Titus, 863-712-0625.

Oct. 23-24, 2015:South Florida Pro BBQ Competition, Isle Casino, Pompano Beach, FL.
Contact: Connie Davis, 954-383-2285.

Nov. 13-14, 2015: Swamp Fest BBQ Competition, Haines City, FL. Contact: Jonathan Bartley, 863-439-7332.

Nov. 21-22, 2015: Smokin’ Flamingo BBQ & Music Festival, Jacksonville, FL. Contact: David S. Haskett, email: callahan4life@windstream.net.

Nov. 21-22, 2015: Grills Gone Wild BBQ Competition, Panama City, FL. Contact: Ann Scruggs or Hogs Gone Wild.

Dec. 11-12, 2015: Southern Pines Blues & BBQ, Perry, FL. Contact: Dawn Taylor, 850-584-5366.

Dec. 12, 2015: 4th Annual Cutler Bay Rib Ticklers Ball, Cutler Ridge Park, Cutler Bay, FL. Contact: Fred Bobson,
305-238-4166 or email: fbobson@cutlerbay-fl.gov.


GBA

For more information, visit the GBA website at www.bbqga.com

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Doc Holiday BBQ Championship. Contact: Will Doss,
770-228-4699.

Oct. 23-24, 2015: Deep Roots Festival BBQ Contest, Milledgeville, GA. Contact: Tommy Cook, 478-737-0923. Website: deeprootsfestival.com.

Oct. 30-31, 2015: Johnson Co. Wiggly & Twist, Wrightsville, GA. Contact: Bill Johnson, 678-977-2076.

Nov. 20-21, 2015: Albany Quail Classic BBQ Contest, Albany, GA. Contact: Bill E. Bowels, 229-889-0312 or 229-347-0698.

Dec. 4-5, 2015: 3rd Annual Moultrie Moose Lodge #1158 BBQ Cook-Off, Moultrie, GA. Contact: Cecil Hinson, 229-891-1103 or Travis Webb, 229-456-1387.

Feb. 5-6, 2016: Jekyll Island BBQ Beach Bash, Jekyll Island, GA. Contact: John A. Jones, 912-258-6698 or Jeremy Henesy, 912-230-0748.

March 4-5, 2015: Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival, Tifton, GA. Contact: Tryone Spearman or Angela Elder, 229-386-0216 or 229-392-3376.

May 6-7, 2015: Three Rivers Festival at Towns Bluff Park, Hazlehurst, GA. Contact: Jim Sewell, 912-240-0106. Website: townsbluffpark.com.


IBCA

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

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Breast Fest BBQ, State Championship, Lubbock, TX. Contact: Ashley, 806-470-8702 or email: breast_fest@yahoo.com.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: D’Town BBQ Cook-off, Dumas, TX. Contact: Sam, 806-935-2123 or email: Doreen@dumaschamber.com.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: 3rd Annual Stable Spirit BBQ Cook-off, Beaumont, TX. Contact: Katie Ducio, 409-365-5277.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: 4th Annual G2Z Energy/Pampa Fuels BBQ Cook Off, Pampa, TX. Contact: Dawn, 806-370-6703 or email: dawn.hooper@pampafuels.com.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Hill Country Rally for Kids, Driftwood, TX. Contact: Ron White, 512-657-3184 or email: rswhite@austin.rr.com.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: KYFA Smoke in the Park, State Championship, Kirbyville, TX. Contact: Andy Carrell, 409-659-0947 or email: andy.carrell@wildblue.net.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Saddle Up for Alzheimers, Edna, TX. Contact: Dawn,
631-489-7459 or email: dawn_schendel@yahoo.com.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Emil Macha BBQ Cook Off, Littlefield, TX. Contact: Robert,
806-729-7170 or email: redblackrob59@gmail.com.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: 3rd Annual Cowboy of the Year Open Rodeo & Festival & BBQ Cook Off, Pleasanton, TX. Contact: Edward, 719-594-9336 or email: pyfrodeo@aol.com.

Aug. 15-16, 2015: 6th Ride for Autism & BBQ Cook-Off, Mercedes, TX. Contact: Melissa, 956-756-1051 or email: gas107@aol.com.

Aug. 21-22,2 015: GWCY BBQ Cook-Off, Adkins, TX. Contact: Roger, 210-393-9463 or email: pardvelez@aol.com.

Sept. 4-5, 2015: Flip Flop Festival, Port Lavaca, TX. Contact: Tania, 361-920-9788 or email: bbq@portlavacachamber.org.

Sept. 4-5, 2015: BBQ on the Banks of the Guadalupe, New Braunfels, TX. Contact: Daniel, 956-605-1622 or email: campd6032@yahoo.com.

Sept. 4-5, 2015: BBQ on the Banks of the Guadalupe, New Braunfels, TX. Contact: Daniel, 956-605-1622 or email: campd6032@yahoo.com.

Sept. 4-5, 2015: VFW Post 8412 BBQ, Sargent, TX. Contact: Wayne, 979-245-4231 or email: waynefoster46@hotmail.com.

Sept. 4-5, 2015: Labor Day Fest, Mathis, TX. Contact: Dana, 361-215-6963 or email: eventsandfestivals@cityofmathis.com.

Sept. 4-5, 2015: Duval 4H Shooting Club BBQ, Benavides, TX. Contact: Jennika, 361-256-4591.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Hispanic Heritage BBQ, Alice, TX. Contact: Rojelio, 361-701-6805.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Burning Meat & Shooting Skeet, Corpus Christi, TX. Contact: Randy Larson, 361-887-6234 or email: r_larson1@sbcglobal.net.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: BBQ in the Boonies, Amarillo, TX. Contact: Sheryl, 806-683-4234 or email: valentine_sheryl@hotmail.com.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: PWC 4th BBQ, Adkins, TX. Contact: Wayne, 210-347-9620 or email: waynepieniazek@gmail.com.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Septemberfest, Cranfills Gap, TX. Contact: Brooks, 254-652-3161 or email: brooksr2006@hotmail.com.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Lake Ray Roberts Area Elks Fall Cook Off, Sanger, TX. Contact: Barbara, 940-595-6326.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: NWA Rocks Purple, Little Flock, AR. Contact: Chastie, 479-270-2425 or email: crawfordaffairs@gmail.com.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: VFW Post 1839 Fall BBQ, Cleveland, TX. Contact: Rick, 281-592-7230.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: 16 de Septiembre Cookoff, Weslaco, TX. Contact: Libby, 956-460-5722 or email: libbyalaniz@gmail.com.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Bridgeport VFD BBQ Cook Off, Bridgeport, TX. Contact: Terry, 940-210-9495 or email: tlong@cityofbridgeport.net.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: VFW Freedom Festival, Lytle, TX. Contact: Rick, 210-870-4162 or email: pjfintel@yahoo.com.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Sticky Fingers, Fordyce, AR. Contact: Candace M., 870-313-2450 or email: candacemachnichol@yahoo.com.

Sept. 14-15, 2015: Team Roping & BBQ C/O for Team Kaitlyn, Sinton, TX. Contact: David, 361-655-7194.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Recess on the River “Meals on Wheels” BBQ, Smithville, TX. Contact: Darlene, 979-540-0599 or email: dastange@ccaction.com.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: 16th Annual Wild West Festival BBQ Cook Off, Springtown, TX. Contact: Joe, 817-454-0037 or email: info@springtownchamber.org.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Briscoe County Cook Off, TX State Championship, Silverton, TX. Contact: Wylie, 806-777-1664 or email: wbomar@suddenlink.net.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: First Shot BBQ, Gonzales, TX. Contact: Shirley, 830-857-4142.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Yellow Rose Propane BBQ & Concert, Joshua, TX. Contact: Larry, 870-648-8241 or email: contactus@chisholmtrade.com.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Oilfield Trash Blowout, Alice, TX. Contact: Elena, 361-562-5148 or email: rackembbq@yahoo.com.

Sept. 23-24, 2015: The Canyon Chamber Chow-Down, Canyon, TX. Contact: Roger, 806-655-7515.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Colorado Cty Fair/Eddie Orange BBQ, Columbus, TX. Contact: Rhonda, 979-732-2579.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: The Steve Mayberry Memorial Cook Off, TX State Championship, Carrollton, TX. Contact: David, 469-744-7939 or email: 99cosmo@gmail.com.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Levelland VFD BBQ, Levelland, TX. Contact: Justin, 806-893-6239 or email: lfdbarbecuecookoff@gmail.com.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: 4th Buckin’ for Boobs BBQ, Robstown, TX. Contact: Dawn, 361-450-0158 or email: dawn@ads-venturemedia.com.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Penitas White Wing Festival, TX State Championship, Penitas, TX. Contact: Julie, 856-252-7077 or email: julianaq81@gmail.com.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Hill County Cotton Pickin’ Fair, TX State Championship, Hillsboro, TX. Contact: Chris Moore, 254-582-2119.

Sept 25-26, 2015: Canadian River Beach Club Calf Fry & BBQ, Canadian, TX. Contact: Kimbra, 806-323-9413 or email: canadianriverbeachclub@hotmail.com.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Texas Rice Festival, Winnie, TX. Contact: Sissy, 409-296-4404 or email: trf01@windstream.net.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Jeffrey Ingram Memorial Foundation BBQ Cook-off, Magnolia, TX. Contact: Jennifer, 281-850-2226.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Mabank Jubilee, Mabank, TX. Contact: John, 903-603-0500 or email: jholcomb@cityofforney.org.



KCBS

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

Aug. 1-2, 2015: Smoke in the North, Gunnilse/Gothenburg. Contact: Thomas & Jenny Eriksson Frohilch, +46768796581 or email: info@flamingpigbbq.com.

Aug. 1-2, 2015: 8th Annual Smokin at the Maples, Manorville, NY. Contact: Will Breakstone, 631-247-6653 or email: maples2015@bbq-breathern.net.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Black Dog Music & Que Festival, State Championship, Floyd, VA. Contact: Sally Truslow, 540-593-9223 or email: struslow@thedogs.com.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Smokin’ on the Prairie, State Championship, Gillette, WY. Contact: Steve Thomas, 307-682-8120 or email: miksteve@bresnan.net.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Ribs, Pigs & Watermelons, State Championship, Huntington Beach, CA. Contact: Courtney Lutkus, 714-897-3221 ext. 107 or email: clutkus@afhusa.org.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Smokin’ in McMinnville, State Championship, McMinnville, TN. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Mountain High BBQ Festival & Car Show, State Championship, Franklin, NC. Contact: Cindy Cavender, 8287-524-3161 or email: cindy@franklin-chamber.com.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: CASA’s Grab, Root & Growl BBQ, State Championship, Woodward, OK. Contact: Ken Alva, 580-256-2182 or email: nwokcasa@gmail.com.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Med City BBQ & Musicfest, State Championship, Rochester, MN. Contact: JamieLea Wellik, 507-208-0336 or email: rochesterpal@rochetermn.gov.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Missouri’s North Star BBQ Championship, State Championship, Kirksville, MO. Contact: Roy Noe, 660-342-0222 or email: monorthstarbbq@gmail.com.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour (Regional), Madison, WI. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Smokin on the Smoky, Salina, KS. Contact: Jason Rule, 417-234-9196 or email: Jason@todayinkansas.com.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Grills N’ Grilles – Nevada County United Way, Penny Valley, CA. Contact: Megan Timpany, 530-274-8111 or email: director@uwnc.org.

Aug. 8-9, 2015: Fatboys Canadian Capital Classic BBQ Competition, Ottawa, ON, Canada. Contact: John Thomson, 613-315-1033 or email:john@fatboysclassic.ca.

Aug. 8-9, 2015: These Were the Days BBQ Showdown, North Battleford, Saskatchewan. Contact: Shirley Maze, 306-445-8033 or email: smaze@wdm.ca.

Aug. 11-12, 2015: Montana State BBQ Championship at Montana Fair, State Championship, Billings, MT. Contact: Connie Watts, 406-256-2410 or email: cwatts@metrapark.com.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Atlanta Bar-B-Que Festival, State Championship, Atlanta, GA. Contact: Bob Herndon, 404-406-1403 or email: atlbbqclub1@gmail.com.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Hudson Valley Ribfest, State Championship, New Paltz, NY. Email: contest@hudsonvalleyribfest.org.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Stand By Your Grill, State Championship, Fulton, MS. Contact: Kim Graham, 6612-678-3070 or email: kgraham@itawamba.com.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Conifer Mountain BBQ Challenge, State Championship, Conifer, CO. Contact: Mat Matson, 303-905-4550 or email: matmatson@skybeam.com.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Classic City BBQ Fest & Tailgate Show (GBC Qualifier), State Championship, Athens, GA. Contact: Stephanie VanDyck, 706-357-4417 or email: Stephanie@classiccenter.com.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Pepsi WY State Championship BBQ & Bluegrass Festival, State Championship, Worland, WY. Contact: Dale Wagner, 307-388-0392 or email: imwwv@rtconnect.net.

Aug. 14-16, 2015: Jimmy’s Roadhouse Backyard BBQ Battle, State Championship, Nawaygo, MI. Contact: Jim Cory, 231-250-1115 or email: jcory@charger.net.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Scarborough, MI. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: BBQ & Fly-In on the River, State Championship, Excelsior Springs, MO. Contact: Jim McCullough, 816-519-2113.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: 23rd Annual State BBQ Championship of Nebraska, State Championship, Omaha, NE. Contact: Steve Richards, 402-350-1289 or email: gobs.bbq.contest@gmail.com.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: 14th Annual Maryland State BBQ Bash, State Championship, Bel Air, MD. Contact: Christine McPherson, 443-823-1797 or email: Christine@downtownbelair.com.

Aug. 15-16, 2015: Kansas City Kosher BBQ Competition & Festival (Competitor’s Series), Overland Park, KS. Contact: Mendel Segal, 913-235-6077 or email: msegal@vaadkc.org.

Aug. 15-16, 2015: EUregio BBQ Festival, Waldfeucht-Haaren/Nordrhein Westfalen/Germany. Contact: Roman Schellartz, 0049 170 5258522 or email: info@euregiobbq.de.

Aug. 15-16, 2015: Middleton BBQ Fest, State Championship, Middleton, WI. Contact: David Allen, 608-333-3823 or email: david@dpallen.com.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: Smokefest, State Championship, Marshall, MN. Contact: Tim Steinback, 507-537-7204 or email: tim.steinbach@smsu.edu.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: Bass & BBQ at the Forrest Wood Cup Day 1, Hot Springs, AR. Contact; Scott Ellison, email: scott.ellison@flwfishing.com.

Aug. 21-22, 2105: Flint Hills Beef Fest BBQ, State Championship, Emporia, KS. Contact: Scott Jones, 620-341-0240 or email: scottjones1@yahoo.com or Rachel Roberts, 620-2366-3624 or email: rachelroberts922@yahoo.com.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues Festival, State Championship, Madison, IN. Contact: Kathy Ayers, 812-866-4723 or email: madisonribberfest@gmail.com.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: VA BBQ Championships, State Championship, Hampton, VA. Contact: Sandy Fulton, email: sandyfulton721@gmail.com.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Harrisburg, PA. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: Blues, Brews & Barbecue, State Championship, Birch Run, MI. Contact: Mike Szukhent, 989-624-9193 or email: mike@birchrun.org.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: Holy Smoke BBQ Contest, State Championship, Liberty, MO. Contact: Jeff Richardson, email: jeff@lonestarfabcon.com.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival (GBC Qualifier), State Championship, Kennesaw, GA. Contact: Laurel Fleming, 770-422-9714 or email: lfleming@kennesaw-ga.gov.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: Cape Jaycees BBQ Fest, State Championship, Cape Girardeau, MO. Contact: Robbie Guard, 573-450-3396 or email: robertguard@hotmail.com.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: Winnipeg Barbeque and Blues Festival, Winnipeg, MN. Contact: Perry Hopkins, 204-661-4490 or email: phopkins@mts.net.

Aug. 22-23, 2015: Bass & BBQ at the Forrest Wood Cup Day 2, Hot Springs, AR. Contact; Scott Ellison, email: scott.ellison@flwfishing.com.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Smokin’ on Oak, State Championship, Bonner Springs, KS. Contact: Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce, 913-422-5044 or email: info@bsedwchamber.org.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: 4th Annual Deaths Door Barbecue, State Championship, Washington Island, WI. Contact: Richard Jepsen, 920-847-2784 or email: jepsenr@gmail.com.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: New Holland Summer Fest, State Championship, New Holland, PA. Contact: Chuck Sheffield, 717-669-1400 or email: nhsummerfest@yahoo.com.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: 8th Annual Big Island BBQ, State Championship, Albert Lea, MN. Contact: Perry Vining, 800-658-2526 or 507-402-6371 or email: pvining@smig.net.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Best of the West BBQ Fest, State Championship, Sheridan, WY. Contact: Tye Bach, 307-751-1600 or email: info@bestofthewestbbqfest.com.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Grill Games, State Championship, Kenosha, WI. Contact: Lou Molitor, 262-654-1234 or email: lou@kenoshaareachamber.com.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: East Central State BBQ Cook Off Paola Roots Festival, State Championship, Paola, KS. Contact: Jon Small, 913-731-7995 or email: liamsnoj@yahoo.com.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Laurel, MD. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Ribstock II: Ribs & Racing, Marne, MI. Contact: Alison Goodyke, 616-677-5000 or email: Alison@berlinraceway.com.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Hawgin on Lanier, State Championship, Gainesville, GA. Contact: Steven Ellis, 678-316-6361 or email: hawginonlanier@gmail.com.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Smoke in the Valley, State Championship, Pikeville, TN. Contact: Earline Young, 423-533-2515 or email: vanyoung@bledsoe.net.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Back to Back to the Park BBQ, State Championship, Marshalltown, IA. Contact: Dena Milhous, 515-231-1381 or email: denamilhous@hotmail.com.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Wild West BBQ Shoot Out, State Championship, Wendover, NV. Contact: Jesse Johnson, 801-390-1000 or email: jesse@bigjohnsonsbbq.com.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Raider Red Meats BBQ & Ribeye Championship, Lubbock, TX. Contact: Tate Corliss, 505-705-5545 or email: tate.corliss@ttu.edu.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Let the Drums Roar BBQ Contest (Competitor’s Series), Dallas Center, IA. Contact: Jim Woodsmall, 515-779-4038 or email: goldmedalbbq@aol.com.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: First Annual Cleveland Bluegrass & BBQ Festival, Clatyon, NC. Contact: Don Wells, 919-661-2005 or email: don@mastfirm.com.

Aug. 29-30, 2015: Ragahfest, Den Haag, Zuld-Holland. Contact: Daan Hamoen, +31-(0)6-47940067 or email: daan@regahfest.nl.

Aug. 29-30, 2015: The Best BBQ Chef Competition, State Championship, New London, CT. Contact: Barbara Neff, 860-443-3786 or email: bj@neffproductions.com.

Aug. 29-30, 2015: The Southern New England Kosher BBQ Championship & Craft Fair (Competitor’s Series), Fairfield, CT. Contact: Warren Rockmacher, 203-450-6225 or email: info@snekosherbq.org.

Sept. 4-5, 2015: Finger Lakes Fire & Smoke, State Championship, Geneva, NY. Contact: Rikk Foringer, 585-734-6227 or email: info@fingerlakesfireandsmoke.com.

Sept. 4-6, 2015: City of Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival, State Championship, Bedford, TX. Contact: Wendy Hartnett, 817-952-2128 or email: wendy.hartnett@bedfordtx.gov.

Sept. 4-5, 2015: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour (Regional), Richmond, VA. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Sept. 4-5, 2015: Smokin in the Golden Valley, Clinton, MO. Contact: Emily Gilkey, 660-885-6141 or email: emilygilkey@gmail.com.

Sept. 4-5, 2015: Homecoming 2015 BBQ Cookoff, Vernon, IN. Contact: Kevin Dougherty, 812-592-6260 or email: doughboy.14@hotmail.com.

Sept. 4-5, 2015: Low Country Hog Fest, State Championship, Charleston, SC. Contact: Kelly Carroll, 843-554-1847 or email: Kelly@lowcountryharley.com.

Sept. 4-5, 2015: 5th Annual Smokin in the Bogs, State Championship, Warrens, WI. Contact: Jason Adler, 608-344-1112 or email: manager@jellystonewarrens.com.

Sept. 4-5, 2015: Loretta Lynn’s Smoke in the Hollar, State Championship, Hurricane Mills, TN. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

Sept. 4-5, 2015: Beach Boogie & BBQ Festival, Myrtle Beach, SC. Contact: Amie Lee, 843-855-0527 or email: inof@palmettoeventproductions.com.

Sept. 4-5, 2015: Q’ing for a Cause, Columbia, MO. Contact: Susan Wampler, 573-673-3201 or email: wamplerjs@gmail.com.

Sept. 4-5, 2015: Whiskey & Wings Grill Festival (Competitive Series), Winter Park, CO. Contact: Elaine Irwin, 970-726-2565 or email: eirwin@winterparkresort.com.

Sept. 5-6, 2015: Smokin’ Brew BBQ, State Championship, Parker, CO. Contact: John Brokken, 507-358-2595 or email: johnbrokken@hotmail.com.

Sept. 5-6, 2015: BBQ on the Bow, Calgary, Alberta. Contact: Terry Brow, 403-650-2594 or email: 3rddegreebz@gmail.com.

Sept. 5-6, 2015: Bear’s Smokehouse New England BBQ Championship, State Championship, Hartford, CT. Contact: Jamie McDonald, 860-999-3834 or email: bear@bearsbbq.com.

Sept. 5-6, 2015: September BBQ & Ribeye Steak Cookoff Challenge, State Championship, Omaha, NE. Contact: Linda Morin, 402-346-4800 or email: Linda@omahafed.org.

Sept. 5-6, 2015: Blues, Views & BBQ (Competitor’s Series), Westport, CT. Contact: Bob Lerose, 917-446-2921 or email: rlerose@msn.com.

Sept. 5-6, 2015: Grillstock, London. Contact: Jon Finch, +44 0 7771 522389 or email: jon@grillstock.co.uk.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Fiddle-N-Pig Shindig, State Championship, Fort Mill, SC. Contact: Mina McLean, 803-547-1010 or email: minamclean@ascgreenway.org.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: 11th Annual Recovery Fest, State Championship, Richmond, VA. Contact: Honestly Liller, 804-564-0132 or email: honesty@mcshin.org.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Colorado Pork & Hops Challenge, State Championship, Grand Junction, CO. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Silver Lake Apple BBQ Festival, State Championship, Mears, MI. Contact: Jeff Clark, 231-578-2940 or email: jeff.sandsrestaurant@gmail.com.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Puckaway Pigfest, State Championship, Montello, WI. Contact: Jessica Malsack, email: pigfest@lacampground.com.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Decatur Jaycee’s 21st Annual Riverfest, State Championship, Decatur, AL. Contact: Juli Henson, 256-654-5196 or email: juli@eternitees.net.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Bands & BBQ at the Point, State Championship, Carrollton, KY. Contact: Misty Wheeler, 502-732-7036 or email: director@carrolltontourism.com.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Butler Chamber of Commerce BBQ & Huckster’s Day, State Championship, Butler, CO. Contact: Lee Anna Schowengerdt, 660-679-3380 or email: director@butlerchamber.com.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Ribs, Rods & Rock ‘n Roll, State Championship, Vermillion, SD. Contact: Jennifer French, 605-670-9688 or email: charcoallounge@msn.com.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, N. Kansas City, MO. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Biggest Buck & Best Rack, State Championship, Alma, AR. Contact: Brad Trent, 479-632-5400 or email: atozbradley@gmail.com.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Derby BBQ Festival, State Championship, Derby, KS. Contact: Jennifer Keller, 316-788-1519 ext. 298 or email: jenniferkeller@derbyweb.com.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Tony Stone-Cookeville Cookoff, State Championship, Cookeville, TN. Contact: Melinda Keifer, 931-260-5240 or email: mkeifer@cookeivlle-tn.org.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Leavenworth Hog Wild BBQ Contest, State Championship, Leavenworth, KS. Contact: Joey Denney, 913-306-6651 or email: joey@jumpinjoesbbq.com.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Beak Week BBQ Challenge, State Championship, Goldsboro, NC. Contact: Mark Wilson, 919-739-7484 or email: mwilsom@goldsboronc.gov.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Windy City BBQ Classic, State Championship, Chicago, IL. Contact: Jared Leonard, 312-771-0401 or email: jared@backcountryq.com.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: International Goat Days Championship BBQ, State Championship, Millington, TN.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: The Outlets @ Lake Elsinore BBQ State Championship, State Championship, Lake Elsinore, CA. Contact: Henry Silvestre, 951-445-1903 or email: hsilvestre@aol.com.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Independence Fire & Ice BBQ, State Championship, Independence, MO. Contact: Paul Fray, email: pfray@independenceventscenter.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2015: Harvard Fall Festival BBQ Contest, State Championship, Harvard, MA. Contct: Chris Ryan, 978-618-6442 or email: ryan28@charter.net.

Sept. 12-13, 2015: Bohemian Bluegrass & BBQ, Naplavka, Prague. Contact: Clint Meyer, 00420 774 805 665 or email: clint@bbqeurope.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2015: Farm Meat “De Vaartse Hoeve” BBQ Contest, Dongen, The Netherlands. Contact: Astrid Lodewijks, +31162312082 or email: c.lodewijks@kpnmail.nl.

Sept 12-13, 2015: Ballooons, Blues & BBQ, State Championship, Bloomington, IN. Contact: Vanessa McClary, 812-327-8575 or email: vmmcclary@comcast.net.

Sept. 12-13, 2015: BBQ on the Bypass, Langley, BC Canada. Contact: Angie Quaale, 604-728-0560 or email: angie@wellseasoned.ca.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: BBQ on the Bricks, Kearney, NE. Contact: Ron Lieske, 308-4409-9698 or email: bbqonthebricks@gmail.com.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Tilley Harley-Davidson Biker, Blues, BBQ Rally & BBQ Classic, State Championship, Salisbury, NC. Contact: Gary Moss, 704-202-8712 or email: garymoss@windstream.net.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Smoke on the River, State Championship, Sacramento, CA. Contact: Susan Rabinovitz, 916-716-2319 or email: susan@sacramentoartcouncil.org.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: 2015 Colorado Rockies Invitational Championship (Competitior’s Series), Denver, CO. Contact: Charles & Rose Lankford, 303-682-0365 or email: ctl@c-hengineering.com.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: KTD Smokin’ Gobbler Cook-Off, State Championship, Worthington, MN. Contact: Nathan Holt, 507-372-2919 or email: agoettig@frontier.com.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Tri-City BBQ Fest, State Championship, Denison, IA. Contact: Michele Ertz, 712-263-6622 or email: mertz@cdcia.org.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Marshall County Blazin’ BBQ & Bluegrass, State Championship, Plymouth, IN. Contact: Cornie Humes, 800-626-5353 or email: ceh@visitmarshallcounty.org.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Smokelawn, State Championship, Hot Springs, AR. Contact: Brandon Scott, 501-701-1351 or email: bscott@oaklawn.com.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Jesse James Barbeque Cook Out, State Championship, Kearney, MO. Contact: Larry Pratt, 816-903-7728 or email: lpratt2@kc.rr.com or Valerie Fort, email: vfort@kearneyfire.org.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Taste of Autumn BBQ Championships, State Championship, Spearfish, SD. Contact: Chris Harwood, 605-722-1430 or email: toabbq@gmail.com.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour (Regional), Southaven, MS. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Cherokee Strip BBQ Cookoff, State Championship, Ponca City, OK. Contact: Jan Emo, 580-716-4893 or email: janicetemo@gmail.com.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Nebo Fall Festival BBQ, Nebo, NY. Contact: Shannon Kelley, 270-256-5356 or email: kelleybrian@bellsouth.net.

Sept. 19-20, 2015: Table Rock Boats & Bones, State Championship, Kimberling City, MO. Contact: Cindy Rains, 417-335-923 or 417-527-5388 or email: crains@whiteriver.org.

Sept. 19-20, 2015: Que by the Sea, State Championship, Seaside Heights, NJ. Contact: Danielle Gries, 732-830-3700 or email: info@exit82.com.

Sept. 19-20, 2015: Oinktoberfest, State Championship, Clarence, NY. Contact: Katy Toth, 716-759-8483 or email: katy@ointoberfest.com.

Sept. 19-20, 2015: Het BBQ Kampioenschap Van Het Waasland, Sint-Niklaas. Contact: Guy Heyninck, email: ghey@sjim.be.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Jim Bowie BBQ Throwdown, State Championship, Vidalia, LA. Contact: Ann Westmoreland, 318-336-8223 or email: awestmoreland@cityofvidalia.com.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Murphysboro Barbecue Cook-off, State Championship, Murphysboro, IL. Contact: Mike Mills, 618-684-8902 or email: becky@17bbq.com.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Butts and Beans BBQ Challenge, State Championship, Newton, NC. Contact: Noel Kay, 828-455-8914 or email: nkay@catawbacountync.gov.

Sept. 25-27, 2015: 2nd Ruhrpott BBQ 2015, Herten, NRW. Contact: Tom Hermann, 0049 2365 9732660 or email: contest@palm-bbq.de.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Bama Brew & Que, State Championship, Tuscaloosa, AL. Contact: Brooke Nixon, 205-468-2410 or email: bnixon@rosenharwood.com.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Bikes, Blues & BBQ, State Championship, Fayetteville, AR. Contact: Ron Autry, 479-571-0203 or email: rautry333@gmail.com.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Grillin N Chillin BBQ, State Championship, Owensboro, KY. Contact: Terry Stinnett, 270-929-4177 or email: grillinandchillinbbq@gmail.com.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour (Regional), Midwest City, OK. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Burg Fest BBQ Contest, State Championship, Warrensburg, MO. Contact: Mark Reynolds, 660-747-2552 or email: theburgfest@gmail.com.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Shawnee Great Grillers State Championship, State Championship, Shawnee, KS. Contact: Tonya Lecuru, 913-742-6402 or email: tlecuru@cityofshawnee.org.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Downtown Jonesboro BBQ Festival, State Championship, Jonesboro, AR. Contact: Jack Turner, 870-926-6611 or email: jackaturner0@gmail.com.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Heiferz-Hogz-Henz-Smoke Out 500, Delmar, DE. Contact: Sandy Fulton, 410-726-1881 or email: sandyfulton720@gmail.com.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Porktober Que, State Championship, Dothan, AL. Cotnact: Kerry Farrell, 334-699-1475 or email: kerry@themaineventweb.com.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: What Happens in Vegas…Is Smokin! Las Vegas, NV. Contact: JB Brown, 702-806-5141 or email: execchefjb@hotmail.com.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Bryant’s Buzzin’ BBQ Bash, State Championship, Bryant, AR. Contact: Rae Ann Fields, 501-847-4702 or email: raeann@bryantchamber.com.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Hermann Bar-BQ and Brats Festival, Hermann, MO. Contact: John Humason, 573-486-3734 or email: john@time4pie.com.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Smoke in the Park, State Championship, Lemoyne, PA. Contact: Todd Shadle, 717-737-2924 or email: tshadle@wsbf.org.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: 1st Annual 4H Camp BBQ Cookoff, Halsey, NE. Contact: Stephanie Evans, 308-870-3669 or email: lionstephevans@yahoo.com or Troy Youngblood, email: troy.youngblood@locomaha.com.


LSBS

For additional info., visit the LSBS website at
www.lonestarbarbecue.com

Aug. 7-8, 2015: 1st Annual Barn Burner Unit Beverly Memorial BBQ Cook-off.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Band Boosters BBQ Cook-Off, Hamilton, TX.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Busted in Baylor County, Seymour, TX.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Watermelon Festival, Alvord, TX.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Hot Chili Days & Cool Mountain Nights, Red River, NM.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Brownwood Jaycees Riverfest, Brownwood, TX.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Fire House Cook-Off, Hoover Valley, TX.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: MYFA 3rd Annual Cook-Off, Magnolia, TX.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Chicapalooza BBQ Cook-Off, George Town, TX.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: Smokin in the Park, Post, TX.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: Taylor International Cook-Off, Circleville, TX.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: JDRF BBQ Cook-off, Lockhart, TX.

Sept. 4-5, 2015: Kimble County Cook-off, Junction, TX.

Sept. 4-5, 2015: FFA Alumni BBQ Cook-Off, Iowa Park, TX.

Sept. 4-5, 2015: LULAC State Championship, San Marcos, TX.

Sept. 5-6, 2015: Fayette County Fair & BBQ Cook-Off, La Grange, TX.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Heart of Texas Cowboy Church Family Fun Day BBQ, Waco, TX.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Shin Oak Springs BBQ, Gorman, TX.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: We Got Yer Goat, Johnson City, TX.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Wild Duck Marina’s, Lake Brownwood, TX.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Shrine Club State Championship, Ardmore, OK.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: VFW BBQ & Chili Cook-Off, Elgin, TX.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Fort Griffin BBQ Cook-Off, Albany, TX.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Nucor’s Cooking for the Cause State Championship, Terrell, TX.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Frio County Winter Garden Music Festival & BBQ Cook-off, Pearsall, TX.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Rockne, TX.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Moose Knuckles Annual Cook-off, Post, TX.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Pow Wow BBQ Cook-Off, Comanche, TX.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: BBQ Music Festival State Championship, Burnet, TX.

Oct. 2-3, 2015: Annual Coleman County Fiesta de la Paloma, Coleman, TX.

Oct. 3-4, 2015: VFW Oktoberfest Bar-B-Que Cook-Off, Grandbury, TX.

Oct. 2-3, 2015: West of the Pecos BBQ Blowout, Sheffield, TX.

Oct. 2-3, 2015: MDA Chillin & Grillin, Waco, TX.

Oct. 2-3, 2015: River City’s Big Block Party, Selma, TX.

Oct. 2-3, 2015: Manorfest, Manor, TX.

Oct. 2-3, 2015: Bowie, TX.

Oct. 9-10, 2015: Dead Cow Cook-Off, Wichita Falls, TX.

Oct. 9-10, 2015: HCCO Hill Country State Championship, Lockhart, TX.

Oct. 9-10, 2015: OctoberFest, Rising Star, TX.

Oct. 9-10, 2015: Bentwood BBQ Bash, Georgetown, TX.

Oct. 16-17, 2015: Early Pioneer Days Cook-Off, Early, TX.

Oct. 16-17, 2015: Lions Club, Italy, TX.

Oct. 23-24, 2015: National Championship, Meridian, TX.

Oct. 23-24, 2015: Knights of Columbus San Felipe Council 2687, Dio Rio, TX.

Nov. 13-14, 2015: Cooking for Courage, Magnolia, TX.

Nov. 13-14, 2015: 5-0 Cookers Scholarship, Del Valle

MABA

For more information, visit the MABA website at www.mabbqa.com.

Aug. 1, 2015: 7th Annual Victory BrewBQ (backyard event for chicken & ribs), Unionville, PA. Contact: Craig Raezer, 610-514-7009 or email: craigr@victorybeer.com. Website: www.victorybeer.com/brewbq.

Aug. 1-2, 2015: 8th Annual Smokin at the Maples. Manorville, NY. Contact: Will Breakstone or Eric Devlin, 631-247-6653 or email: maples2015@bbq-breathern.net. Website: bbqbattleli.com.

Aug. 7-8. 2015: Black Dog Music & Que Festival, Floyd, VA. Contact: Sally Truslow, 540-593-9223 or email: struslow@thedogs.com. Website: www.thedogs.com.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Mountain High BBQ Festival & Car Show, State Championship, Franklin, NC. Website: www.mountinhighbbqfestiva.com.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: 14th Annual Maryland State BBQ Bash, State Championship, Bel Air, MD. Contact: Christine McPherson, 443-823-1797 or email: Christine@downtownbelair.com. Website: www.downtownbelair.com.

Aug. 14-16, 2015: Hudson Valley Ribfest, State Championship, New Paltz, NY. Contact: Shonda Bholinger, 844-RIB-FEST (742-3378) or email: contest@hudsonvalleyribfest.org. Website: www.hudsonvalleyribfest.org.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Harrisburg, PA. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: VA BBQ Championships, State Championship, Hampton, VA. Contact: Diana Behe, email: dbehe@burbagepprperties.com. Judges Contact: Sandy Fulton, email: sandyfulton720@gmail.com. Website: www.ive-wire-media.com.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: New Holland Summer Fest, State Championship, New Holland, PA. Contact: Chuck Sheffield, 717-669-1400 or email: nhsummerfest@yahoo.com. Website: www.nhsummerfest.org.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Laurel, MD. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: First Annual Cleveland Bluegrass & BBQ Festival, Clayton, NC. Contact: Don Wells, 919-669-0320 or email: don@mastfirm.com.

Sept. 4-5, 2015: Finger Lakes Fire & Smoke (Competitor’s Series), Farmington, NY. Contact: Rikk Foringer, 585-734-6227.

Sept. 4-5, 2015: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Richmond, VA. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: 11th Annual Recovery Fest, State Championship, Richmond, VA. Contact: Honesty Liller, 804-564-0132 or email: honesty@mcshin.org. Website, www.bbq.nschin.org.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: 7th Annual Southern York County BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Glen Rock, PA. Contact: Alicia Herbst, 717-235-6611 ext. 100 or email: aherbst@marketsatshrewsbury.com. Website: www.marketsatshrewsbury.com.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Tilley Harley-Davidson Biker Blues, BBQ Rally & BBQ Classic, State Championship, Salisbury, NC. Contact: Gary Moss, 704-2020-8712 or email: garymoss@windstream.net. Website: www.bikerbluesbbqrally.com.

Sept. 18-20, 2015: Beak Week BBQ Challenge, Goldsboro, NC. Contact: Mark Wilson, 979-739-7484. Website: www.beakweek.org.

Sept. 19-20, 2015: Que by the Sea, State Championship, Seaside Heights, NJ. Contact: Noel Kay, 828-455-8914 or email: nkay@catawbacountync.gov. Website: www.exit82.com.

Sept. 19-20, 2015: Oinktoberfest, State Championship, Clarence, NY. Contact: Katy Toth, 716-759-8483 or email: katy@oinktoberfest.vom. Website: www.oinktoberfest.com.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Butts and Beans BBQ Challenge, State Championship, Newton, NC. Contac: Website: www.ButtsandBeans.com.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Heiferz-Hogz-Henz-Smoke Out 500, Delmar, DE. Contact: Sandy Fulton, 410-726-1881 or emai: sandyfulton720@gmail.com. Website: www.theporkanizer.com.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Smoke in the Park, Lemoyne, PA. Contact: Todd Shadle, 717-737-2924. Website: www.wsbf.org.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Grill Cook Master, Harrisburg, VA. Cotnact: Casear Wheeler, 540-487-9172 or email: armorfitpro@gmail.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2015: Red, White & Que, Cresskill, NJ. Contact: Dana Reed, 201-913-2712 or emai: born2que@gmail.com.

Oct. 2-3, 2015: Keystone Classic Barbeque, State Championship, Harrisburg, PA. Contact: James Sharp, 717-787-2905 or email: kile@pa.gov. Website: www.keystoneinternational.state.pa.us.

Oct. 9-10, 2015: Eastern Carolina BBQ ThrowDown, State Championship, Rocky Mount, NC. Contact: Website: www.bbqthrowdow.net.

Oct. 9-10, 2015: Waxhaw Grill’n & Chill’n, State Championship, Waxhaw, NC. Contact: Lisa Hoffman, 704-843-2195 or email: lhoffman@waxhaw.com. Website: www.waxhaw.com/GrillnandChilln.

Oct. 9-11, 2015: Smokin Hot Atlantic City BBQ Championship, Atlantic City, NJ. Contact: Ron Cates, 870-536-8175 or email: ronnie@catesandcompany.com. Website: www.smokeonthewaterbbq.com.

Oct. 16-17, 2015: Smoking in the Foothills Barbecue Competition & Festival, Lenoir, NC. Contact: Michael Kilby, 828-310-2953 or email: smokinginthefoothills@gmail.com.  Website: www.smokinginthefoothills.com.

Oct. 16-17, 2015: Shenandoah Valley BBQ Fest, Woodstock, VA. Contact: Tom Eshelman, 540-459-3867 or email: tom@shencofair.com.

Oct. 23-24, 2015: Seawitch Brew n Que at Delaware Sea Shore, Rehoboth Beach, DE. Contact: Sandy Fulton, email: sandyfulton720@gmail.com. Website: www.beach-fun.com.

Nov. 6-7, 2015: Hog Happnin’, State Championship, Shelby, NC. Contact: Jerry Gardner, 704-473-1352 or email: jerryg@carolina.rr.com. Website: www.hoghappnin.com.

June 17-18, 2016: Almost Heaven BBQ Bash, Buckhannon, WV. Contact: Jody Light, 304-439-3033 or email: almostheavenbbqbash@gmail.com. Website: www.almostheavenbbqbash.com.


MBN

For additional info., visit the MBN website at www.mbnbbq.com

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Pink Heals Annual BBQ Cookoff, Chattanooga, TN. Contact: Robert Baty, 423-400-3744 or email: Robert@pinkhealschatt.org.

Sept. 10-12, 2015: Al Chymia Shrine BBQ Cookoff, Memphis, TN. Contact: Amanda Bandy, 901-377-7336 or 901-650-5057 or email: al_chymia@yahoo.com or bobo01072000@yahoo.com.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Fire & Feast BBQ Competition, Yazoo City, MS. Contact: Shanitra Finley, 662-746-1815 or 662-532-1998 or email: shanitra@visityazoo.org. Judge’s Contact: Kay Mills, 662-571-2210 or email: kay.mills@southernbeverage.com.

Sept. 24-26, 2015: The Great Ruleville Roast, Ruleville, MS. Contact: Elise Jenkins, 662-719-1675 or email: elise@mspolicesupply.com. Judges’ Contact: Pam Maxwell, 662-497-2575 or email: prmaxwell@yahoo.com.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Murphysboro BBQ Cook-Off, Murphysboro, IL. Contact: Mike Mills, 618-684-8922 or 618-599-8000 or email: becky@17bbq.com.

Oct. 2-3, 2015: Grill in the Ville BBQ Competition, Jacksonville, AR. Contact: Laura Walker, 501-982-4316 or email: lwalker@cityofjacksonville.net.

Oct. 2-3, 2015: Arlington BBQ Fallfest, Arlington, TN. Contact: Paige Eavenson, 901-488-7822 or email: teams@arlingtonbbq.com. Judge’s Contact: Angie Donnelly, 901-417-0359 or email: judges@arlingtonbbq.com.

Oct. 8-10, 2015: MS Delta State Barbecue Championship/Cleveland Octoberfest, State Championship, Cleveland, MS. Contact: Elise Jenkins, 662-719-1675 or email: elise@mspolicesupply.com. Judges’ Contact: Pam Maxwell, 662-497-2575 or email: prmaxwell@yahoo.com.

Oct. 23-24, 2015: Smokin’ on The Rez, Ridgeland, MS. Contact: Bobby Cleveland, 601-506-0739 or email: bobbyc7754@yazoo.com. Judge’s Contact: Pam Cleveland, 601-953-2739 or email: pam.cleveland@gmail.com.

Oct. 29-31, 2015: The Art of Q, Memphis, TN. Contact: Greg Belz, 901-327-4019 or email: gregbelz@hotmail.com.

Oct. 30-31, 2015: Butler Fest 2015, Butler, AL. Contact: Amy Doggett, 205-459-6413 or 601-616-4666 or email: butlerfest09@yahoo.com. Judge’s Contact: Amy McDonald, 601-604-5554 or email: amyjames38@yahoo.com.

Nov. 6-7, 2015: Big Pig Jig, Vienna, GA. Contact: Cindy McAnally, 229-268-8275 or email: bigpigjigrhonda@bigpigjig.com.

Nov. 6-7, 2015: When Pigs Fly, Louisville, MS. Contact: Frankie Sullivan, 662-773-3921 or 662-803-6907 or email: Franki

MNBBQS

For more information, visit the MNBBQS
website at www.mnbbqsociety.com

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Med City BBQ & Musicfest, Rochester, MN. Website: www.medcitybbq.com.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: SmokeFest, Marshall, MN.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Big Island BBQ, Albert Lea, MN. Website: www.bigislandfestivalandbbq.org.

Sept. 12, 2015: Finlayson’s Annual Backyard BBQ Competition, Finlayson, MN. Website: pinecountyhistorymuseum.org/bbq.html.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Smokin’ Gobbler Cook-Off, Worthington, MN. Website: www.smokingobbler.com.

Sept. 19, 2015: Smoke on the Range BBQ Rib Cook-Off, Deerwood, MN.

Sept. 19, 2015: Smoke N’ Wright Fireman Fundraiser, St. Michael, MN. Email: smokenwright@midwestrubs.com. Website: www.mnbbqsociety.com/images/2015bbqflierSmokeNWright.pdf.


New England Barbeque Society

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

Aug. 8, 2015: 2015 Krazy Days Tailgate Contest, Middleborough, MA. Contact: Paulette Lilla, email: KrazyDays2014@gmail.com.

Aug. 12, 2015: NEBS Monthly Board Meeting Online.

Aug. 14-16, 2015: Hudson Valley Rib Fest, Ulster County Fairgrounds, New Paltz, NY.

Aug. 15, 2015: 2015 Webster PACC BBQ & Grilling Competition, Polish American Citizens Club, Webster, MA.

Aug. 22-23, 2015: NEBS Summerfest, Camp Collier, Gardner, MA.

Aug. 29-30, 2015: The Best Chef Competition, New London, CT.

Sept. 4-6, 2015: Finger Lakes Fire & Smoke BBQ Competition, Geneva, NY. Contact: Rikk Foringer, 585-402-3508. Website: fingerlakesfireandsmoke.com.

Sept. 5-6, 2015: Bear’s Smokehouse New England BBQ Championship, Riverside Park, Hartford, CT. Contact: Josh Urrutia, 860-713-3131 ext. 322.

Sept. 9, 2015: NEBS Monthly Board Meeting Online.

Sept. 12-13, 2015: Harvard Fall Festival, Harvard, MA. Website: www.harvardfallfestival.com.

Oct. 14, 2015: NEBS Monthly Board Meeting Online.


Texas Gulf Coast BBQ Cookers Association

For additional info., visit the Texas Gulf Coast BBQ Cookers Association website at www.tgcbca.org

Aug. 21-22, 2015: Adapt & Overcome BBQ Cookoff, Waller, TX. Contact: Butch Epley, 832-334-6716.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: St. Anne De Beaupre BBQ Cookoff, Houston, TX. Contact: Linda Hutson, 832-296-0770 or Samantha Sosa, 832-515-1684.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: EMCFA Bar-B-Que 30th Annual Cook Off, Porter, TX. Contact: David Rogers, 713-822-4060.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: 7th Annual ShertzFest Bar-B-Q Cookoff, Schertz, TX.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo BBQ CookOff, Freeman Coliseum AT&T Center Grounds, San Antonio, TX.

Oct. 2-3, 2015: Weiser Air Park BBQ Cookoff, TX State Championship, Houston, TX. Contact: Mark, 713-858-6090.

Oct. 2-3, 2015: Lone Star 600 2nd Annual BBQ Cookoff, Baytown, TX. Contact: Jack Barfield, 713-854-2626, Jeff Hebert, 832-473-4247, or Toby Bigley, 281-995-6013.

Oct. 9-10, 2015: American Legion 490 BBQ Cookoff, Houston, TX. Contact: Mark, 713-858-6090.

Oct. 16-17, 2015: BBQ’n for Boobies, Tomball, TX. Contact: Candice Baines, 832-326-6909.

Oct. 23-24, 2015: John Henry’s BBQ Cook Off, Houston, TX. Contact: John Henry’s, 281-448-7900.

Nov. 6-7, 2015: 4th Annual Inspiring Possibilities, Houston, TX. Contact: Linda Whitson, 281-467-3475.

Nov. 13-14, 2015: Diamonds & Dollars, Spring, TX. Contact: Dolores Patterson, 281-701-2603.


WORLD BARBECUE ASSOCIATION

For additional info., visit the World Barbecue Association website at www.wbqa.com


PACIFIC NORTH WEST BARBECUE ASSOCIATION

For additional info., visit the Pacific North West Barbecue Association website at www.PNWBA.com

Aug. 1-2, 2015: Canadian National Championships, Whistler, BC.

Aug. 1-2, 2015: Smokin’ Down the Highway, Sublimity, OR.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Smokin’ in the Root, Stevensville, MT.

Aug. 8-9, 2015: Oak Harbor Pig Fest, Oak Harbor, WA.

Aug. 22-23, 2015: Smoke on the Water, Coeur d’Alene, ID.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Clearwater’s Grill for Ten Grand, Suquamish, WA.

Sept. 5-6, 2015: Showdown at Juarez Canyon, Oregon City, OR.

Sept. 19-20, 2015: Harvest Festival, Grand Coulee, WA.

Sept. 19-20, 2015: Hog Fest, Port Orchard, WA.


SOUTHERN BARBECUE NETWORK

For more information, visit the SBN website at www.sbbqn.com.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Uniquely Union, Union, SC. Contact: David Owens, 864-426-2174. Website: www.uniquelyunion.com.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: BBQ By Shrine Lake, Summerville, SC. Contact: Kevin Merrit, 843-224-9111 or email: merritk76@aol.com. Website: www.dorchestershrineclub.com.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Berkeley County BBQ Cook Off, Moncks Corner, SC.

Oct. 2-3, 2015: Jamil Shriners BBQ Cook-Off, Columbia, SC. Contact: Stuart J. Smith, 803-348-0580.

Oct. 16-17, 2015: Thanksgiving Pit Master Cook Off, Clayton, NC. Contact: John Cole, 919-934-3551 or email: john@c3church.com.


Steak Cookoff Association

For more information, visit the SCA website at www. steakcookoffs.com.

Aug. 1, 2015: Piggly Wiggly 9th Annual Steak Cookoff, Springhill, LA. 318-539-9116 ext. 304 or email: lhurst@kenyanco.com.

Aug. 22, 2015: 3 Peaks Public House Steak Cookoff, Ridgefield, WA.

Aug. 28, 2015: Big Island Steak Cookoff, Albert Lea, MN.

Aug. 28, 2015: Red Raider Meats BBQ & Ribeye Championships, Lubbock, TX.

Sept. 5, 2015: Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival Steak Cookoff, Bedford, TX.

Sept. 5, 2015: 2015 Mid-West Steak Cookoff Championship, Van Buren, AR.

Sept. 12, 2015: Azle Sting Fling Steak Cookoff, Azle, TX.

Sept. 12, 2015: Tripp Haggard Memorial Steak Cookoff, Tulsa, OK.

Sept. 19, 2015: 2nd Annual Smokin’ Possum Steak Cookoff, Possum Kingdom Lake, TX. Contact: Jim, 817-996-9147.

Sept. 25, 2015: Murphysboro Steak & BBQ Cook-off, Murphysboro, IL.

Sept. 25, 2015: Steve Mayberry Memorial Cookoff, Carrollton, TX.

Set. 26, 2015: The Great Ruleville Grilling, Ruleville, MS.

Oct. 3, 2015: Donny Ferguson Memorial Scholarship Steak Cookoff, Whitesboro, TX.

Oct. 10, 2015: Atlanta Forest Festival Steak Cookoff, Atlanta, TX.

Oct. 10, 2015: Six Bridges Steak Cookoff, North Little Rock, AR.

Oct. 17, 2015: Mid South Great Steak Cookoff, West Memphis, AR.

Oct. 24, 2015: SCA World Championship, Fort Worth, TX.

Dec. 5, 2015: Winter Wonderland Steak Cookoff, Graham, TX.


NON-SANCTIONED EVENTS

Sept. 25-27, 2015: Q in the Lou, St. Louis, MO.
Email: info@qinthelou.com.
Website: www.qinthelou.com.net.

Aug. 28-30, 2015: Long Beach BBQ Festival, Long Beach, CA.
Phone: 562-495-5959.
Website: www.longbeachbbqfestival.com.



COOKING SCHOOLS

Aug. 1, 2015: SBN Judge Certification Class, Summerville, SC. Website: www.sbbqn.com.

Aug. 8, 2015: SCHOOL OF PITMASTERS K. C., Kansas City Area. Contact: Chef Paul Kirk, 913-262-6029 or email: baronofbbq@gmail.com.

Aug. 22, 2015: Dizzy Pig’s Rib Class, Manassas, VA. Phone: 703-273-3580. Website: dizzypigbbq.com.

Aug. 22, 2015: CBBQA BBQ 101 Class, Orange, CA. www.cbbqa.org.

Sept. 11-13, 2015: Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA. Website: www.jacksoldsouth.com.

Sept. 19, 2015: Dizzy Pig’s Prime Rib Class, Manassas, VA. Phone: 703-273-3580. Website: dizzypigbbq.com.

Oct. 16-18, 2015: Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA. Website: www.jacksoldsouth.com.

Oct. 17, 2015: Dizzy Pig’s Baking Class, Manassas, VA. Phone: 703-273-3580. Website: dizzypigbbq.com.

November 6-7, 2015: Paul Kirk’s Pitmaster Class, Hoboken, GA. Contact: Ben Lang, 800-462-4629 or email: info@pigroast.com.

Nov. 14, 2015: Dizzy Pig’s Mad Max Turkey Class, Manassas, VA. Phone: 703-273-3580. Website: dizzypigbbq.com.

Dec. 5, 2015: Dizzy Pig’s Getting the Most Out of Your Big Green Egg® Class, Manassas, VA. Phone: 703-273-3580. Website: dizzypigbbq.com.


JUDGING SCHOOLS

Aug. 22, 2015: GBA Judge Training Class, Hazlehurst, GA. Website: www.bbqga.org.

Nov. 21, 2015: CBBQA Class. Website: www.cbbqa.org.


MISCELLANEOUS SCHOOLS

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