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Dec. 13, 2014: King of the Smoker III, KCBS Invitational, La Quinta, CA.

Jan. 3, 2015: Smokin in the Foothills, La Verne, CA.

Feb. 26-28, 2015: 6th Annual Lake Havasu Music, Brews, & BBQ, Havasu City, CA.

March 21, 2015: 4th Annual Santa Anita Park Winners’ Circle BBQ Championship.

March 27-28, 2015: Havasu Landing CA, State Championship, Havasu Landing, CA. Contact: Thom Emery, email:

April 11, 2015: The Ultimate BBQ Showdown East vs. West VI, Wildomar, CA.

April 23-26, 2015: 9th Annual Stagecoach Music Fest Championships, Indio, CA.

May 29-30, 2015: Horse Town Brew n Que Festival, Norco, CA.


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For additional info., visit the FBA website at

Dec. 5-6, 2014: Orange Blossom Barbeque Review, Lake Wales, FL. Contact: Lora Donley, 863-412-4121.

Dec. 12-13, 2014: Southern Pines Blues & BBQ, Perry, FL. Contact: Dawn Taylor, 850-584-5366.

Jan. 16-17, 2015: Pigz in Z’hills BBQ & Blues and Fly-In, Zephyrhills, FL. Contact: Vonnie Mikkelsen, 813-782-1913.

Feb. 6-7, 2015: Citrus Center Boys & Girls Clubs Smoke on the Water BBQ, Winter Haven, FL. Contact: Frank Csomos, 863-287-3075 or 863-294-5400.

Feb. 13-14, 2015: The Old Florida Outdoor Festival, Apopka, FL. Contact: Chuck Carnesale, 407-703-1756.

Feb. 27-28, 2015: Ribs on the Ridge, Haines City, FL. Contact: Barbara Peck, 863-421-9963.

March 6-7, 2015: Eagle Lake BBQ Festival, Eagle Lake, FL. Contact: Marck Stallings, 863-412-2839.

March 20-21, 2015: Battle at the Big “O”, Okeechobee, FL. Contact: Noel Stephen, 863-634-0650.

March 27-28, 2015: Kissimmee Valley Rib Rodeo, Kissimmee, FL. Contact: Brianna Stefek, 407-746-4643.

April 3-4, 2015: 8th Annual Smoke on the Water BBQ Festival, Thomaston, GA. Contact: Bobby Bickley, 706-741-9317.

April 10-11, 2015: Tri-State Barbecue Festival, 2015 FBA Alabama State Championship, Dothan, AL. Contact: Kerry Farrell, 334-699-1475.

April 17-18, 2015: Planes, Trains, and Barbeque, Tavares, FL. Contact: Cheryl Fishel, 407-625-3818.

April 17-18 2015: Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash, Venice, FL. Contact: Don Fisher, 941-809-5232 or 941-485-0804.

May 1-2, 2015: 11th Annual Barnesville Battle of the Bones Festival, Barnesville, GA. Contact: T.J. Imberger/Marshall Hooks, 239-246-3118.

May 22-23, 2015: Central Florida’s BBQ Blowout, Oviedo, FL. Contact: Angela Iversen, 407-697-4077.

June 5-6, 2015: Historic Cocoa Village’s BBQ & Blues, Cocoa, FL. Contact: Emma Kirkpatrick, 321-863-0851.


For more information, visit the GBA website at

Dec. 5-6, 2014: Moultrie Moose Lodge #1158 BBQ Cook-Off, Moultrie, GA. Contact: Cecil Hinson, 229-891-1103 or Travis Webb, 229-456-1387.

Jan. 31, 2015: Jekyll Island BBQ Beach Bash, Jekyll Island, GA. Contact: John A. Jones, 912-258-6698. Website:

March 6-7, 2015: Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival, Tifton, GA. Contact: Tyrone Spearman, 229-686-0216 or 2229-392-3376.

March 13-14, 2015: Walton Co. BBQ Festival, Monroe, GA. Contact: Jimmy Hogg, 770-713-2134 or Angela Yarman, 770-356-2055.

March 20-21, 2015: Durhamtown Moonshine & BBQ Festival, Union Point, GA. Contact: Joni L. Roberts, 706-486-4603 or 706-318-5572 or email:

April 10-11, 2015: Bikes, Blues, & BBQ – Douglas BBQ Cook-off, Douglas, GA. Contact: Georgia Henderson, 912-383-0277 or email:

May 1-2, 2015: 3 Rivers BBQ Fest, Towns Bluff RV Park, Hazlehurst, GA. Contact: Jim Sewell, 912-240-0106 or email:

May 8-9, 2015: Smoke on the Lake, Cauble Park, Acworth, GA. Contact: Jeff Bass, 678-354-8363.

May 22-23, 2015: Fort Gaines 200 1st Annual BBQ Contest, Fort Gaines, GA. Contact: Sheri Baker, 334-750-7815 or email:

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


For more information, visit the IBCA website at

Dec. 5-6, 2014: Jason Pelton Cookin’ for the Kids 4th Annual, Conroe, TX. Contact: Sheri, 936-537-0672.

Dec. 5-6, 2014: 1st Annual Chupacabra Rub BBQ Throwdown, Beeville, TX. Contact: Rose, 832-788-6974 or email:

Dec. 5-6, 2014: Cops for Tots, Raymondville, TX. Contact: Tom Gomez, 956-966-0766 or email:

Dec. 5-6, 2014: Taft Christmas Festival BBQ, Taft, TX. Contact: Chad, 361-526-0008 or email:

Dec. 12-13, 2014: Briscoe Ranch C/O at Crossroads, TX, State Championship, Uvalde, TX. Contact: Wade, 830-951-7351.

Dec. 12-13, 2014: STX Cowboy Christmas, Sinton, TX. Contact: Owen, 361-450-0158 or email:

Dec. 19-20, 2014: Bert Ogden Mission Cowboy Christmas Cook Off, Mission, TX. Contact: George, 956-581-1111 or email:

Jan. 9-10, 2015: Nueces County Jr. Livestock Alumni BBQ, Robtown, TX. Contact: Jason, 361-876-1620.

Jan. 16-17, 2015: Willacy County Livestock Show Kick Off Cook Off, Raymondville, TX. Contact: Libby, 956-746-1680.

Jan. 23-24, 2015: Old Town Helotes, Helotes, TX. Contact: Rick, 210-695-5913.

Jan. 30-31, 2015: Coleo Creek BBQ Assn., Victoria, TX. Contact: Stephanie, 361-564-8677.

Jan. 30-31, 2015: Wharton Masonic Lodge 621 BBQ, Brandon, 281-253-5020.

Jan.30-31, 2015: Bee County Jr. Livestock & Homemaker BBQ, Beeville, TX. Contact: Josh, 361-354-3618 or email:

Feb. 6-7, 2015: Chilly Chili & BBQ, Austin, TX. Contact: Casey, 512-576-1642.

Feb. 6-7, 2015: Rio Grande City 7th Annual Showdown Cook Off, Rio Grande City, TX. Contact: Marlene, 956-353-3010.

Feb. 13-14, 2015: Buna Redbud Cook-Off, Buna, TX. Contact: Carolyn, 409-289-5832.

Feb. 20-21, 2015: Smokin on the Red, Bossier City, LA. Contact: Piper, 318-222-2855 or email:

Feb. 20-21, 2015: Aaron Vincent Juarez BBQ, LaFeria, TX. Contact: Charles, 956-245-4252 or email:

Feb. 27-28, 2015: Good Bull BBQ Cook-Off, TX State Championship, Kurten, TX. Contact: Jenni, 979-450-2162 or email:

Feb. 27-28, 2015: Irving Elks Lodge, Irving, TX. Contact: John, 972-579-0005.

Feb. 27-28, 2015: Smokin’ on the Rio, TX State Champinship, Mercedes, TX. Contact: Chuck, 956-975-1254.

Feb. 27-28, 2015: Cureo Ragin’ Cajun Turkeyfest, Cuero, TX. Contact: Brenda, 361-243-6114.

Feb. 28-March 1, 2015: St. Joseph 6th Annual Cook-Off, Edinburg, TX. Contact: Flo, 956-279-4451.



For additional info., visit the KCBS website at

Dec. 5-6, 2014: Christmas on the River State Championship BBQ, Demopolis, AL. Contact: Dee Wright, email:

Dec. 5-6, 2014: Calhoun KOA’s, State Championship, Calhoun, GA. Contact: Aaron Walkover, 706-307-9129 or email:

Dec. 5-6, 2014: Miami’s Smokin’ on the Bay, Key Biscayne, FL. Contact: Brickell Bay Entertainment Co., 305-607-6000 or email:

Dec. 12-13, 2014: King of the Smoker (Competitor’s Series), State Championship, LaQuinta, CA. Contact: Jessie Fleischman, 760-775-4222 or email:

Dec. 12-14, 2014: 2014 Downtown Throwdown, Las Vegas, NV. Contact: Steve Overlay, 702-376-9532 or email:

Jan. 9-10, 2015: National Western BBQ Throwdown, State Championship, Denver, CO. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email:

Jan. 16-18, 2015: 1st W.E.S.T. – Winter Extreme South Tyrol, Rein in Taufers. Contact: MiG Alpine Grill & BBQ, +39-349-4661115 or email:

Jan. 30-31, 2015: Lakeland Pig Festival, State Championship, Lakeland, FL. Contact: Nick Nicholas, 863-669-6493 or email:

Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 2015: Melbourne Barbecue Festival, Melbourne, Victoria. Contact: Margaret Vitale, +61418364594 or email:

Feb. 6-7, 2015: Brasstown Valley’s BBQ Throwdown, State Championship, Young Harris, GA. Contact: Bobby Brumley, 706-379-4616 or email:

Feb. 13-14, 2015: Kansas Winter Q, State Championship, Great Bend, KS. Contact: Kent Romine, 620-793-2985 or email:

Feb. 21-22, 2015: Smokin’ Hot BBQ San Juan, Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR. Contact: Michael Compton, 787-319-9410 or email:

Feb. 26-28, 2015: Shotgun Fred BBQ Showdown, Huntsville, TX. Contact: Ben Pruitt, 963-661-4204 or email:

Feb. 27-28, 2015: 6th Annual Lake Havasu Music Brews & BBQ Championship, State Championship, Lake Havasu City, AZ. Contact: Skip or Cheryl Ramsden, 927-208-2375 or email:

Feb. 27-28, 2015: Fire on Ice Barbecue World Championship (Competitor’s Series), Isle, MN. Contact: Tony Korthaus, 952-405-8495 or email:

March 6-7, 2015: Smokin in the Square, State Championship, Pensacola, FL. Contact: Ivan Delabruere, 850-516-2622 or email:

March 13-14, 2015: Don’t Be Cruel BBQ Duel, State Championship, Tupelo, MS. Contact: Bev Crossen, 662-372-2208 or Leslie Mart, 662-891-5379 or email:

March 13-14, 2015: Flames on the Flint, State Championship,  Bainbridge, GA. Contact: Ronnie Godwin, 229-246-7900 or email:

March 20-21, 2015: 4th Annual Santa Anita Winners’ Circle BBQ Championship, State Championship, Arcadia, CA. Contact: Ben Lobenstein, 415-683-0784 or email:

March 26-28, 2015: Florida Heritage BBQ Classic, Kissimmee, FL. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email:

March 27-28, 2015: Fire Ant Festival BBQ Bash, State Championship, Ashburn, GA. Contact: Gail Walls, 229-567-3436 or email:

March 27-28, 2015: Firelake BBQ Cook Off, State Championship, Shawnee, OK. Contact: Jason Boyce, 405-878-4850 or email:

March 27-28, 2015: Havasu Landing CA, State Championship, Havasu Landing, CA. Contact: Thom Emery, email:

March 27-28, 2015: Smokin’ Butts & Tires – RCA Cookoff & Car Show, State Championship, Conyers, GA. Contact: Dick Mulloy, 404-934-9728 or email:


For additional info., visit the LSBS website at

Dec. 5-6, 2014: Tin Star Ranch BBQ & Chili Cook-off, Fredericksburg, TX.

Jan. 17-18, 2015: LSBS Cooker of the Year Awards BBQ Cook-Off, Burnet, TX.

Jan. 30-31, 2015: Old Schoolhouse Cook-Off, Red Rock, TX.

Feb. 6-7, 2015: American Legion BBQ Cook-Off, Round Rock, TX.

Feb. 6-7, 2015: Leakey, TX.

March 6-7, 2015: Cowboy Dancehall, San Antonio, TX.

March 15-16, 2015: MDA Backyard BBQ, Del Rio, TX.

March 20-21, 2015: Shelby County, Center, TX.

March 20-21, 2015: Texas State Tolbert Chili & LSBS BBQ, Lockhart, TX.

March 20-21, 2015: Pink Soles in Motion, Carrollton, TX.

March 20-21, 2015: Hill Country BBQ, Marble Falls, TX.

March 27-28, 2015: Rock the River Cook-Off, Houston, TX.

April 10-11, 2015: Dell Diamond Blue Santa, Round Rock, TX.

April 24-25, 2015: Germanfest BBQ Cook-Off, Muenster, TX. Website:

April 24-25, 2015: TAFR Charity Wild Game, Houston, TX.

April 24-25, 2015: VFW/LAX BBQ Cook-Off, Leander, TX.

May 1-2, 2015: Jim Bowie BBQ Cook-Off, Menard, TX.

May 1-2, 2015: Kim Lake Memorial for Kids, State Championship, Jefferson, TX.

May 1-2, 2015: Howdy Roo, State Championship, Marble Falls, TX.

May 22-23, 2015: Chili & BBQ, Spicewood, TX.

May 29-30, 2015: BBQ Boys Buyers Group Cook-Off, Round Rock, TX.

June 12-13, 2015: Kooper Kettle Cook-Off, Durant, OK.

June 12-13, 2015: Cow Camp Cook-Off, San Saba, TX.


For more information, visit the MABA website at

April 10-11, 2015: Triple Threat BBQ, Beer and Music Festival, State Championship, Harrington, DE. Contact: Sandy Fulton, 302-398-3269 or email: Website:

April 10-11, 2015: Bib’s Camel City Cookoff (formerly Jammin’ Pig), Winston-Salem, NC. Contact: Mark Little, 336-665-7245 or email: Website:

April 24-25, 2015: BBQ Capital Cook-Off, State Championship, Lexington, NC. Contact: Rebekah McGee, 336-249-0383 or email: Website:

May 1-2, 2015: Naptown baBAYq Contest, Annapolis, MD. Contact: Edward Kumian, 410-991-0611 or email:

May 8-9, 2015: BBQ Jamboree, State Championship, Fredericksburg, VA. Contact: James Sharon, 540-840-1442 or email: Website:

May 15-16, 2015: Chesapeake Jubilee BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Chesapeake, VA. Contact: Dorothy Kowalsky, 757-482-4848 or email: Website:

May 23-24, 2015: Roc City Rib Fest, Rochester, NY. Contact: Brian Wemett, email: Website:

June 12-13, 2015: Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival, State Championship, Tryon, NC. Contact: Carolina Foothills Chamber of Commerce, 828-859-7427 or email: or Carl Wharton, 828-817-3691. Website:

June 19-20, 2015: Peak City Pigfest, State Championship, Apex, NC. Contact: Graham Wilson, 919-362-7141 or email: Website:

July 3-5, 2015: I Love Barbecue & Music Festival, State Championship, Lake Placid, NY. Contact: Dmitry Feld, 518-523-2071 or email: Website:

July 10-11, 2015: Chillin & Grillin in the Glades, Wise, VA. Contact: Greg Cross, 276-328-1000 or email: Website:

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

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

Sept. 11-12, 2015: 11th Annual Recovery Fest, State Championship, Richmond, VA. Contact: Honesty Liller, 804-564-0132 or email: Website,

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Hogs & Hops Beer & BBQ Festival, State Championship, Dover, DE. Contact: Mark Hoffman, 302-382-9250 or email: Website:

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: Website:


For additional info., visit the MBN website at

April 24-25, 2015: Southaven Springfest, Snowden Grove Park, Southaven, MS. Contact: Krisi Faulkner, 662-393-6939 or 901-461-1791 or email: Judge’s Contact: Jan & Buddy Harvey, 901-634-6099 or email:

April 24-25, 2015: Southaven Springfest, Snowden Grove Park, Southave, MS. Contact: Kristi Faulkner, 662-393-6939 or 901-461-1791 or email: Judge’s Contact: Jan & Buddy Harvey, 901-634-6099 or email:

May 30, 2015: The Franklin Classic, Williamson County Ag Expo Park, Franklin, TN. Cnotact: Start Your Dreams in Corey Lea, 270-243-4129 or email:

June 5-6, 2015: Delta Jubilee Smokin’ Hot BBQ, Clarksdale, MS. Contact: Sue Griffin, email:

June 13, 2015: Grillin’ on the River BBQ Competition/Warfield Riverfest, Warfield Point Park, Greenville, MS. Contact: Boris Brandon, 662-822-9904 or email: Judge’s Contact: Jimmy Brown, email:

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


For more information, visit the MNBBQS website at


New England Barbeque Society

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

Dec. 6, 2014: NEBS Holiday Party.

Texas Gulf Coast BBQ Cookers Association

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

Jan. 16-17, 2015: 28th Annual Hold’em & Hit’em Club BBQ Cookoff, TX State Championship, Houston Farm & Ranch Club, Houston, TX. Contact: Herschel Williams, 281-703-1329, or Robert Chambers, 203-314-2385.

Jan. 30-31, 2015: Humble Rodeo & BBQ Cookoff, Humble Civic Arena Parking Lot, Humble, TX. Contact: Jerri Monbaron, 281-641-8140.

April 10-11, 2015: Neals Lodge, TX State Championship, Concan, TX. Contact: Cody, 830-232-6118 or 210-872-0301,

May 1-2, 2015: Champion Kids Camp, Papa’s Ice House, Spring, TX. Contact: Ellen Cole, 713-829-2508.

June 12-13, 2015: Q’ing to Cure Childhood Cancer, KOA Campground, Montgomery, TX.


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


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



For more information, visit the SBN website at

April 17-18, 2015: Pork in the Park, Newberry, SC. Contact: Mary Alex Copp, 803-321-3881 or email:

Steak Cookoff Association

For more information, visit the SCA website at www.

Dec. 6, 2014: Winter Wonderland Steak Cookoff, Camp Possom Hollow, Graham, TX.

March 7, 2015: Nashville Steak Cookoff, Music City Sheridan, Nashville, TN.

March 14, 2015: Camden Daffodil Championship Steak Cookoff, Camden, AR.

April 18, 2015: Big Tim Canterbury Memorial Steak Cookoff, North Texas Jellystone Park, Burleson, TX.

April 25, 2015: Cass County Championship Rodeo & Steak Cookoff, Linden, TX.

Sept. 26, 2015: Northwest Arkansas Steak Cookoff, Springdale, AR.




Dec. 5-6, 2014: Fast Eddy’s Competition Cooking Class, Pioneer Technology Center, Ponca City, OK. Instructors: BBQ Pitmasters Finalist David Bouska of Butcher BBQ and Legendary Pitmaster Ed "Fast Eddy" Maurin. Contact: Christa Jones, email: or 800-423-0698.

Dec. 6, 2014: Burnin & Lootin NorCal Class, Sunnyvale, CA.

Dec. 12-13, 2014: Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA. Website:

Dec. 20, 2014: Burnin & Lootin NorCal Class, Sunnyvale, CA.

Jan. 16-18, 2015: Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA. Website:

Jan. 24-25, 2015: Big Papa’s Country Kitchen Pro Cooking School, Naples, FL. Website:

March 27-29, 2015: Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA. Website:


Jan. 10, 2015: Advanced BBQ Judge Class – NoCal, Alameda, CA. Website:

Jan. 17, 2015: GBA Judge Training Class, Exchange Club Fairgrounds, Jackson, GA. Website:

Jan. 24, 2015: Advanced BBQ Judge Class ­­­– SoCal, Riverside, CA. Website:

May 31, 2015: Horse Town Brew n Que Festival Certified BBQ Judging Class, Norco, CA.





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