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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

Oct. 4, 2014: 4th Annual Dana Point BBQ Championship, Dana Point, CA.

Oct. 11, 2014: 2nd Annual Sparta-Q BBQ Competition, San Jose, CA.

Oct. 18, 2014: RAM PRCA CA Circuit Finals/Rodeo & KCBS BBQ Cook Off/California Heritage Days, Lancaster, CA.

Dec. 6, 2014: King of the Smoker III, La Quinta, CA.


CTBA

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

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Harper Park Cook-Off.  830-739-1328.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Temple JC, Temple, TX. Contact: Chris Butler, 254-760-6769.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Kerr County Fair. Contact: Chad Parker, 830-928-4221.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: McGregor Lions Club 1st Annual, McGregor, TX.


FBA

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

Oct. 3-4, 2014: KidPack Polk Project BBQ Throwdown, Lakeland, FL. Contact: Jared Hatcher, 863-255-8886.

Oct. 4, 2014: Kiwanis Kounty Jamboree, Titusville, FL. Contact: Orlando Vecchio, email: TitusvilleKiwanis@gmail.com.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Mulberry Fine Swine At The Pit, Mulberry, FL. Contact: Bonnie Titus, 863-712-0625.

Oct. 11, 2014: 6th Annual COFB Butts & Brisket Competition, Fernandina Beach, FL. Contact: Jay Robertson, 904-310-3361or 904-753-0001.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: The Big Swamp Smoke Off, Naples, FL. Contact: Shannon Hubbell, 239-455-1444.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: South Florida Pro BBQ Competition, Pompano Beach, FL. Contact: Connie Davis, 954-383-2285.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Georgia/Florida Tailgate Bar-B-Q Cookoff, Jesup, GA. Contact: Jeff Chandler, 912-433-4422.

Nov. 1, 2014: Down Home! BBQ, Arcadia, FL. Contact: Megan McKibben, 863-494-2020.

Nov. 7-8, 2014: Pioneer Day, Kissimmee, FL. Contact: Jennifer Diehl, 407-396-8644 ext. 3.

Nov. 8, 2014: The Rib Tickler’s Ball/3rd Annual Cutler Bay BBQ Challenge, Cutler Bay, FL. Contact: Fred Bobson, 305-238-4166.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Swamp Fest BBQ Competition, Haines City, FL. Contact: Jonathan Bartley, 863-439-7332.

Nov. 15, 2014: 2nd Annual Grillers Gone Wild BBQ Festival, South Daytona, FL. Contact: Gregory Bartholomew, 386-322-3070.

Nov. 21-22, 2014: 2nd Annual Smokin’ Flamingo BBQ Festival, Jacksonville, FL. Contact: David S. Haskett, 904-838-7290.

Nov. 22, 2014: Rotary Club of Panama City Beach presents 7th Annual Grills Gone Wild, Panama City, FL. Contact: Ann Scruggs, 850-258-2735.

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. 20-21, 2015: Treasure Coast BBQ Championship, Ft. Pierce, FL. Contact: Annette Miller, 772-696-2095.

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


GBA

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

Oct. 10-11, 2014: South Cobb BBQ & Blues Festival Judge Registration, Austell, GA. 404-514-1664 or 404-848-2109.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Deep Roots Festival BBQ Contest, Milledgeville, GA. Contact: Carlee Shulte, 478-414-4014 or email: cshulte@milledgevillega.us.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Hawkinsville Harvest Fest Pigs & Produce. Hawkinsville, GA. Contact: Karen Bailey, 478-783-9294 or email: downtown@comsouth.net. Website: www.hawkinsvilleharvestfest.com.

Nov. 21-22, 2014: Albany Quail Classic BBQ Contest, Albany, GA. Contact: Bill E. Bowles, 229-889-0312 or 229-347-0698.

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: www.jekyllbbq.com.

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: operations@durhamtown.com.

April 10-11, 2015: Douglas BBQ Cook-off, Douglas, GA. Contact: Georgia Henderson, 912-383-0277 or email: ghenderson@cityofdouglas.com.

April 17-18, 2015: Smokin’ Pork N Butts, Jackson, GA. Contact: Wayne Rosser, 770-775-6367, 678-925-9782 or email: waynerosser@yahoo.com.

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

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: sheri.baker@rocketmail.com.


IBCA

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

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Franklin VFD BBQ Cook Off, Franklin, TX. Contact: Chris, 979-739-7025.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Rockwall Rib Fest, Rockwall, TX. Contact: Bethany, 972-772-6400.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: 429 RV Park and Marina, Quinlan, TX. Contact: Monica, 972-977-9654.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: RGV API Team Roping & Cook Off, Mercedes, TX. Contact: Jay, 956-584-3653.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Hidalgo County Crime Stoppers BBQ, Granjeno, TX. Contact: Ilda Sifuentes, 956-460-1416.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: 2nd Night in Old Converse BBQ, Converse, TX. Contact: Sam Perez, 210-602-750.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: South Texas Music Fest & BBQ, Port Aransas, TX. Contact: Glenda, 361-739-5975.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: 2nd Annual Skidmore VFD Cook Off, Skidmore, TX. Contact: Rick, 361-756-9641.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Keller Lions Club, Keller, TX. Contact: Jimmy, 817-307-9752 or email: jimmy@familyyowned.net.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Smokin’ on the Grove, Sulphur, LA. Contact: Grant, 337-515-6286.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Elk’s Lodge 311 Sweetheart BBQ, Beaumont, TX. Contact: Ella, 409-658-4280.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: VFW Post 4816 Piney Woods Classic, Porter, TX. Contact: Dale, 936-689-6747.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Smokin’ on the River, Colfax, LA. Contact: Becky, 318-729-3237.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: 2nd Josh Haynie Memorial C/O, Wharton, TX. Contact: Brandon, 281-253-5020.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Cowboy Ross Kickin’ Cookin CookOff, Poteet, TX. Contact: Steve, 830-480-7258 or email: steve@cowboyross.org.

Oct. 10-12, 2014: Arabian Knights, Crosby, TX. Contact: John, 713-870-8475.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Cuero Turkeyfest Fall Cook Off, Cureo, TX. Contact: Brenda, 361-243-6114.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Hootenanny On The Hill, Kyle, TX. Contact: Brandee, 512-557-2728.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: CottonFest BBQ Cook-off, TX State Championship, Robstown, TX. Contact: Jason, 361-533-4452.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: 31st Traders Village BBQ, Grand Prairie, TX. Contact: Jerry, 972-647-2331.

Oct. 11-12, 2014: Orange County BBQ Blowout, Mauriceville, TX. Contact: Nikki, 409-988-5489.

Oct. 11-12, 2014: Breast Cancer Awareness Chili and Bar-B-Que Cook Off, TX State Championship, Midland, TX. Contact: Patsy, 432-425-4473.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: David a Loosemoore Foundation, Blanconia, TX. Contact: Karen, 361-877-5546.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Wild West Cook Off, Adkins, TX. Contact: Larry, 210-275-1875.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Bee Cty Go-Texan ‘Blazin’ Saddles’, Beeville, TX. Contact: Stephen, 361-3682-8872.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Ponchatoula Party in the Pits, LA State Championship, Ponchatoula, LA. Contact: Thomas, 985-386-2536.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Benbrook Heritage Days, Benbrook, TX. Contact: Jamie, 817-249-4451.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Elks Lodge #2322 Fall BBQ Cook Off, Kemah, TX. Contact: Jim, 713-829-2199.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Guns & Hoses Bar-B-Que & Car Show, McKinney, TX. Contact: Kevin Perry, 972-569-0125 or email: kperry@eldoradomotors.com.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: S. TX Mudfest & Cook-off, Corpus Christi, TX. Contact: Ken, 361-876-7485.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Czhilispiel, Flatonia, TX. Contact: Beverly, 361-865-3920.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Coastal Bend Aggies – Buyers Group BBQ Cook Off & Dance, Refugio, TX. Contact: Will, 361-319-0061.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Midway VFW BBQ Cook-Off, TX State Championship, Midway, TX. Contact: Sherry, 936-348-7378 or email: sherry@frontierpestcontrol.biz.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Pleasanton Cowboy Homecoming, Pleasanton, TX. Contact: Wade, 830-570-3052.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: 2014 Mayors Cup Golf Tournament & BBQ Cook Off, Kingsville, TX. Contact: Gilbert, 361-522-1878.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Goodwill Cook Off, Harlingen, TX. Contact: Nick, 361-884-4068.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Junior Achievement of Acadiana’s Crazy Cajun Cook Off, Lafayette, LA. Contact: Jason, 337-230-5296.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Father Jeremiah Casey Council #5598 KOC BBQ Cook Off, Edinburg, TX. Contact: Adam, 956-457-7977.

Oct. 25, 2014: Fall BBQ Festival San Francisco Plantation, Garyville, LA. Contact: Kim, 888-322-1756.

Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2014: Crescent City Cook Off, LA State Championship, New Orleans, LA. Contact: Billy, 757-277-8507.

Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2014: Logandale Fall Festival, Logandale, NV. Contact: Richard, 702-379-5919.

Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2014: Mission Police Dept K-9 Cook Off, Mission, TX. Contact: Richard, 956-223-5350.

Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2014: Spooky Waterfront BBQ, Gordonville, TX. Contact: Steve, 972-935-1543.

Nov. 7-8, 2014: TylerQue Throw Down, Kirby, TX. Contact: Steve, 210-748-7531 or email: highstrungbbq@gmail.com.

Nov. 7-8, 2014: Veterans Day Celebration BBQ & Wild Game Cook Off, Pearland, TX. Contact: Ron, 281-831-8192.

Nov. 7-8, 2014: HinoPalooza, Mecedes, TX. Contact: Alex, 956-428-2800.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: 2nd Billy the Kid BBQ, Hico, TX. Contact: Mike, 254-796-4620 or email: edc@hicotx.com.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: 10th Floresville Fall Fest, Floresville, TX. Contact: Sherry, 830-391-2152.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: RCR Cook Off, Elsa, TX. Cotnact: Aaron, 956-373-0735.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Battle of New Orleans BBQ LA State, Chalmette, LA. Contact: James, 504-813-5721.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Festival of Lights Gobbler Cook-off, Lake Jackson, TX. Contact: Staci, 979-997-2100.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Pan de Camp Cook-off, Faysville, TX. Contact: Ramon Garza, 956-776-1879 or email: sttheresachurchfaysville.pdf

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Hays County Radio BBQ Burnout, Kyle, TX. Contact: Christine Molis, 512-650-6393 or email: hayscountyradio@gmail.com.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Boots, Brew, & Barbeque, Mt. Vernon, TX. Contact: Stephanie Hyman, 903-573-3374 or email: Stephanie.hyman@merck.com.

Nov. 21-22, 2014: TBIPAC Fall BBQ Throwdown, LA State Championship, Marksville, LA. Contact: Amy, 318-240-6414.

Nov. 21-22, 2014: Kingsville Heritage Rodeo, Kingsville, TX. Contact: Lars, 361-935-6650.

Nov. 21-22, 2014: True Level Masonic Lodge 226, Houston, TX. Contact: Dedrick, 713-733-5046.

Dec. 5-6, 2014: Joason 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: roses@idworld.net.

Dec. 5-6, 2014: Cops for Tots, Raymondville, TX. Contact: Tom Gomez, 956-966-0766 or email: tommy.gomez@co.willacy.tx.com.

Dec. 5-6, 2014: Best of the Best #3, Picayune, MS. Contact: Paul, 604-990-6165.

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

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


KCBS

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

Oct. 2-4, 2014: Dana Point State BBQ Championship, Dana Point, CA. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-758-8749 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

Oct. 2-5, 2014: 35th Annual American Royal World Series of Barbecue Open & Invitational, Kansas City, MO. Contact: Kim Palmer, 816-569-4025 or email: kimp@americanroyal.com.

Oct. 2-4, 2014: Hog Wild BBQ Festival, State Championship, Corinth, MS. Contact: Tammy Bonds, 662-396-1182 or email: tammybonds07@gmail.com.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Jim Beam BBQ Classic, State Championship, Springfield, KY. Contact: Ralph Blandford, 859-481-3992 or email: tammybonds07@gmail.com.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Keystone Classic Barbeque, State Championship, Harrisburg, PA. Contact: James Sharp, 717-787-2905 or email: kile@pa.gov.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Great Miller Lite Chili & BBQ Cookoff (GBC Qualifier), Conyers, GA. Contact: Jim Stancil, 404-386-2531 or email: bareknucklesbbq@yahoo.com or jimamystancil@yahoo.com.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: City of Earlington OctoberFest, State Championship, Earlington, KY. Contact: City of Earlington, 270-383-5364 or email: cityclerk@earlingtongovcity.com.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Smokin’ at the Market, State Championship, Gallatin, TN. Contact: Donna Belote, 615-452-5692 or email: greatergallatin@comcast.net.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Go Hog Wild Arkansas BBQ Championship, State Championship, Sheridan, AR. Contact: Hershel Brannen, 870-941-6780 or email: gohogwildbbq@yahoo.com.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: DO AC Smokin’ Hot Atlantic City BBQ Championship, State Championship, Atlantic City, NJ. Contact: Ron Cates, 870-536-8175 or email: ronnie@catesandcompany.com.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Downtown BBQ Showdown, State Championship, Hattiesburg, MS. Contact: Brian Saffle, 601-270-5424 or email: brian@hubcitysignsfirst.com.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: The River Grill Before the Big Chill, State Championship, Cincinnati, OH. Contact: Ruthann Spears, 513-321-6070 or email: Ruthann.spears@cincinnati-oh.gov.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Anchor City Cook Off, State Championship, Centralia, MO. Contact: Centralia Chamber of Commerce, 537-682-2272 or email: ginny@midamerica.net.

Oct. 10-12, 2014: Ruhrpott BBQ, Gelsenkirchen, Germany, EU. Contact; Palm BBQ Corp, 00491728474683 or email: contest@palm-bbq.de.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: The Real Squeal: Lyons Barbeque & Music Festival (GBC & SBBQA Qualifier), State Championship, Lyons, GA. Contact: Alexa Carter Britton, 912-526-6445 or email: hytlyons@nctv.com.

Oct. 10-12, 2014: Riverside Blues & BBQ Festival, State Championship, Greenfield, MA. Contact: Christy Moore, 413-772-1553 or email: christym@greenfield-ma.gov.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Chillin and Grillin, State Championship, Sand Springs, OK. Contact: Mary Eubanks, 918-245-3221 or email: mary@sandspringschamber.com.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Grill’n & Chill’n BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Waxhaw, NC. Contact: Lisa Hoffman, 704-843-2195 or email: lhoffman@waxhaw.com.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Bliss, Brews & Que, State Championship, Fort Bliss, TX. Contact: Danaria McCoy, 915-564-5311 ext. 4 or email: dfarris@servicestarusa.net.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Eastern Carolina BBQ ThrowDown, State Championship, Rocky Mount, NC. Contact: Debbie Julio, 252-972-1159 or email: Debbie.julio@rockymountnc.gov.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Smoke in the Valley, Pikeville, TN. Contact: Joe Young or Earline Young, 423-364-0114 or email: vanyoung@bledsoe.net.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Cookin on the Kaw, State Championship, DeSoto, KA. Contact: Sara Ritter, 913-583-1585 or email: sritter@desotoks.org.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Central Illinois Bragging Rights, State Championship, Arthur, IL. Contact: George Fritz, 217-543-2766 or email: bbq@arthuril.com.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: 4th Annual High Point BBQ Battle, State Championship, Clarksburg, MD. Contact: Scott Graham, 240-876-1260 or email: scott.graham0725@gmail.com.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Slab O Rama Barbeque Challenge, State Championship, Bullhead City, AZ. Contact: Ardie Lauxman, 620-343-0182 or email: alauxman@yahoo.com.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Smoke on the Water at Lake Shawnee, State Championship, Topeka, KS. Contact: Josh Sturm, 785-251-2612 or email: josh.sturm@snco.us.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Rock’n Ribville, State Championship, Lawrenceville, GA. Contact: Jenny Savoy, 678-407-6598 or email: jenny.savoy@lawrencevillegaweb.org.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Cullman Oktoberfest BBQ Challenge, State Championship, Cullman, AL. Contact: Michael Howell, 256-348-9590 or email: mhowell@cullmanbamachapter.com.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Indigenous People’s Day BBQ Cook Off, Middletown, CT. Contact: Chris Szqeczyk, 860-358-9828 or email: contact@tainosmokehouse.com.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: The Shed BBQ & Blues Festival, State Championship, Ocean Springs, MS. Contact: Brad Orrison, 228-297-2723 or email: brad@theshedbbq.com.

Oct. 11-12, 2014: WinnaVegas Rib Master Classic, State Championship, Sloan, IA. Contact: Richard Buffalo Chief, 712-428-7182 or email: buffalo1921@yahoo.com.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Big Buffalo Crossing BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Munfordville, KY. Contact: Coni Shepperd, 270-524-4752 or email: conimtourism@scrtc.com.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: 9th Annual Lambs Farm Barn Burner Bar-B-Q, State Championship, Libertyville, IL. Contact: Kath McMeins, 847-990-3749 or email: kmcmeins@lambsfarm.org.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Balloons, Bikes, Blues and Barbeque, State Championship, Parsons, KS. Contact: David & Aquila Winchell, 620-421-2365 or email: dwinchell@cableone.net.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Ohio Smoked Meat & BBQ Festival, State Championship, Nelsonville, OH. Contact: Kevin Dobson, 740-753-4346 or email: ohiobbq@gmail.com.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: RAM PRCA California Circuit Finals/Rodeo & Kansas City BBQ Cook Off/California Heritage Days, State Championship, Lancaster, CA. Contact: Linda Erb, 661-350-2444 or email: entryoffice@avfair.com.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Mid-South Barbecue Festival, State Championship, Mount Pleasant, TN. Contact: Donna Morency, 931-379-9837 or email: dmorency@mountpleasanttn.org; or Hugh Johnson, 931-446-0490 or email: johnson6224@charter.net.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Roast N’ Boast, State Championship, Columbus, MS. Contact: Mike Law, 662-549-5054 or email: mikelaw724@gmail.com.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Shenandoah Valley BBQ Fest, State Championship, Woodstock, VA. Contact: Tom Eshelman, 540-459-3867 or email: tom@shencofair.com.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Harper County Bullseye BBQ, Harper, KS. Contact: Kimberly Schrant, 620-845-0397 or email: Kimberly.schrant@us.gt.com.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Back to Back to the Park BBQ, State Championship, Marshalltown, IA. Contact: Ron & Dena Milhous, 515-231-1381 or email: denamilhous@hotmail.com.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: The Fountain’s Blaze Off & Senior Q, State Championship, Independence, MO. Contact: Megan Hollar, 816-257-5100 or email: mhollar@watermarkcommunities.com.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: CASA’s Big BBQ Bash, Lawton, OK. Contact: Alma Santiago-Juanes, 580-334-9184 or email: lyxfries@yahoo.com.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Casino Queen BBQ Competition, State Championship, Greater St. Louis, IL. Contact: Jim Addington, 630-215-9527 or email: jaaddington54@comcast.net.

Oct. 18-19, 2014: Smoke-N-Thunder BBQ Classic (SBBQA) , State Championship, Rome, GA. Contact: Jon Cowman, 706-291-0030 or email: jlcairshows@att.net.

Oct. 18-19, 2014: Back to Back to the Park BBQ (Day 2), State Championship, Marshalltown, IA. Contact: Ron & Dena Milhous, 515-231-1381 or email: denamilhous@hotmail.com.

Oct. 18-19, 2014: I Grill Because I CARE (Competitor’s Series), New Hope, AL. Contact: Teek Patnaik, 256-694-0117 or email: pranteekpatnaik@hotmail.com.

Oct. 18-19, 2014: Sons of the American Legion Red, White, & Blue II BBQ Contest, Smithville, MO. Contact: Keith Clough, 816-679-6628 or email: rkctiger@yahoo.com.

Oct. 18-19, 2014: BBQ Society Cook-Off, Hoofddorp, Netherlands, EU. Contact: Frits de Jonge, +31 6 21553009 or email: fritz@bbqgenootschamp.nl.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Hillbilly Hog BBQ Throwdow & Fall Festival (SBBQA), State Championship, Cleveland, GA. Contact: Heather Sinyard, 706-809-0139 or email: heather@hillbillyhogbbq.com.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Smokin’ the Fort – BBQ & Bluegrass Festival, State Championship, Fort Gibson, OK. Contact: Fort Gibson Chamber of Commerce, 918-478-4780 or email: fortgibson@sbcglobal.net.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Border War BBQ, State Championship, Osawatomie, KS. Contact: Don Cawby, 913-755-1944 or email: borderwarbbq@gmail.com.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitation Barbecue, Lynchburg, TN. Contact: Debbie Christian, 931-759-6332 or email: Debbie_christian@b-f.com.

Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2014: Hog Happnin’, State Championship, Shelby, NC. Contact: Jerry Gardner, 707-482-4202 or email: teams@hoghappnin.com or judges@hoghappnin.com.

Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2014: USA Barbecue Championship, State Championship, Laughlin, NV. Contact: Ron Cates, 870-536-8175 or email: ronnie@catesandcompany.com.

Nov. 7-8, 2014: When Pigs Fly South, Lakeland, FL. Contact: Donovan Tinsley, 863-644-2431 or email: Donovan@tmrcreative.com.

Nov. 7-9, 2014: MO Veterans Home BBQ BIVOUAC, State Championship, St. James, MO. Contact: JT Sybert, 573-263-1455 or email: jt.sybert@mvc.dps.mo.gov.

Nov. 7-8, 2014: Country Pleasin Grillin & Chillin BBQ Classic, State Championship, Florence, MS. Contact: Bo Wigley, 601-750-3306 or email: bwigley@hemphillconstruction.com.

Nov. 7-8, 2014: Smokin Up the Campground, Backyard Style (Competitor’s Series), Calhoun, GA. Contact: Aaron Walkover, 706-307-9129 or email: ahwalkover@yahoo.com.

Nov. 13-18, 2014: World Food Championships – World Barbecue Championships, Las Vegas, NV. Contact: Jeff Morris, 615-297-6886 or email: info@worldfoodchampionships.com.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Smoke on the Harbor BBQ Throwdown, State Championship, Charleston, SC. Contact: Chris Mitchell, 843-856-0028 or email: cmitchell@charlestonharborresort.com.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Smokin’ Up the Saddle Club (SBBQA), State Championship, Chatsworth, GA. Contact: Mitchell Bedwell, 706-926-0011 or email: bmbedwell@gmail.com.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Richland Renaissance Festival, State Championship, Richland, GA. Contact: Chip Jones, 229-887-3433 or email: chipov@bellsouth.net.

Nov. 21-22, 2014: Plant City Pig Jam, State Championship, Plant City, FL. Contact: Amy Nizamoff, 813-754-3707 or email: amy@plantcity.org.

Nov. 21-22, 2014: The National BBQ Cup (SBBQA), State Championship, Cumming, GA. Contact: Randall Bowman, 770-886-6290 or email: bbqcup@hotmail.com.

Dec. 5-6, 2014: Christmas on the River State Championship BBQ, Demopolis, AL. Contact: Dee Wright, email: cotrbbq2014@gmail.com.

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

Dec. 5-6, 2014: Miami’s, Key Biscayne, FL. Contact: Brickell Bay Entertainment Co., 305-607-6000 or email: abcupusa@gmail.com.

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

Dec. 12-14, 2014: Downtown Throwdow, Las Vegas, NV. Contact: Steve Overlay, 702-376-9532 or email: steveno702@embarqmail.com.


LSBS

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

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Bowie, TX.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: MK Bar-B-Q, Post, TX.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Oktoberfest, Granbury, TX.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: True to Texas, Bandera, TX.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Manorfest, Manor, TX.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Colman, TX.

Oct 10-11, 2014: Neyso Liberty Cook-off, San Antonio, TX.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Rising Star, TX.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Canton, TX.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Georgetown, TX.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Hill Country Shoot Out State Championship, Leander, TX.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Fayetteville, Lickskillet SPJST, LaGrange, TX.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: MDA, Waco, TX.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: National Championship, Meridian, TX.

Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2014: Wild Hog Cook-off State Championship, Crowell, TX.

Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2014: CBR Spooktacular Bull Bash, Jacksonville, TX.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Smokin’ at the Ranch, Bertram, TX.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Lonesome Dove Memorial Cook-Off, Rising Star, TX.

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


MABA

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

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Keystone Classic Barbeque, State Championship, Harrisburg, PA. Contact: James Sharp, 717-787-2905 or email: kile@pa.gov.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: DO AC Smokin’ Hot Atlantic City BBQ Championship, State Championship, Atlantic City, NJ. Contact: Ron Cates, 870-536-8175 or email: ronnie@catesandcompany.com.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Grill’n & Chill’n BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Waxhaw, NC. Contact: Lisa Hoffman, 704-843-2195. Website: www.waxhaw.com/GrillnandChillin.

Oct. 11-12, 2014: Eastern Carolina BBQ ThrowDown, State Championship, Rocky Mount, NC. Contact: Debbie Julio, 252-972-1159. Website: www.bbqthrowdown.net.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: High Point BBQ Battle, State Championship, Clarksburg, MD. Contact: Scott Graham, 240-876-1260. Website: www.highpointbbqbattle.com.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Shenandoah Valley BBQ Fest, State Championship, Woodstock, VA. Contact: Tom Eshelman, 540-459-3867. Website: www.shencofair.com.

Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2014: Hog Happnin’, State Championship, Shelby, NC. Contact: Jerry Gardner, 707-482-4202 or email: teams@hoghappnin.com or judges@hoghappnin.com. Website: www.hoghappnin.com.

April 10-11, 2015: Triple Threat BBQ, Beer and Music Festival, State Championship, Harrington, DE. Contact: Sandy Fulton, 302-398-3269 or email: sandy@thestatefair.net. Website: www.delaware.statefair.com.

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

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

July 10-11, 2015: Chillin & Grillin in the Glades, Wise, VA. Contact: Greg Cross, 276-328-1000 or email: cross_9@wisecounty.org. Website: www.chillinandgrillinintheglades.com.

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

 

 



MBN

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

Oct. 2-4, 2014: 42nd Annual World’s Oldest Bar-B-Que Cooking Contest, Covington, TN. Contact: Sandra McCalla, 901-651-0555 or email: sandramccalla@comcast.net.

Oct. 9-11, 2014: ButlerFest 2014, Butler, AL. Contact: Amy Doggett, 205-459-3795 or 205-459-2511 or email: butlerfest09@yahoo.com. Judge’s Contact: Amy McDonald, 601-604-5554.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Mississippi Delta State Barbecue, State Championship, Cleveland, MS. Contact: Elise Jenkins, 662-719-1675 or email: elise@mspolicesupply.com.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Arlington BBQ FallFest, Arlington, TN. Contact: Paige Eavenson, 904-488-7822 or email: teams@arlingtonbbq.com. Judge’s Contact: Angie Donnelly, 901-417-0359 or email: judges@arlingtonbbq.com.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Smokin’ on The Rez, Ridgeland, MS. Contact: Bobby Cleveland, 601-506-0789 or email: bobbyc7754@yahoo.com. Judge’s Contact: Pam Cleveland, 601-953-2397 or email: Cleveland.pam@gmail.com.

Nov. 7-8, 2014: Big Pig Jig, Vienna, GA. Contact: Rhonda Lamb-Heath, 229-268-8275 or 229-322-1596. Judge’s Contact: La’el Heath, 229-322-1596 or email: Rhonda@bigpigjig.com.



MNBBQS

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

 


New England Barbeque Society

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

Oct. 8, 2014: NEBS Board of Directors Monthly Meeting.

Oct. 10-12, 2014: Riverside Blues & BBQ Festival, Greenfield, MA. Contact: Christy Moore or Kelly Jenkins, 41-772-1553.

Nov. 12, 2014: NEBS Board of Directors Monthly Meeting.

Dec. 10, 2014: NEBS Board of Directors Monthly Meeting.


Texas Gulf Coast BBQ Cookers Association

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

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Weiser Air Park BBQ Cookoff & Fly In, Texas State Championship, Houston, TX. Contact: Mark, 713-858-6090.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Firefighters Helping Firefighters BBQ Cookoff, Val Jahnke Training Facility, Houston, TX. Contact: Jeff Blome, 832-433-3711.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Rolling Hills VFD BBQ Cookoff, Hempstead, TX. Contact: Donna Sheridan, 832-654-0003.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: American Legion Post 490 Annual BBQ Cookoff, Houston, TX. Contact: Donal Wittwer, 409-795-1221.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Half Moon BBQ Cookoff, Shiner, TX. Contact: C.J. Patton, 361-596-0080.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: First Annual Boo-B-Que Ladies Aux. VFW Post 2427, Tomball, TX. Contact: Candice Baines, 832-326-6909.

Oct. 23-25, 2014: John Henry’s BBQ Cook Off, Houston, TX. Contact: John Henry’s, 281-448-7900.

Nov. 7-8, 2014: Diamonds & Dollars, Spring, TX. Contact: Melinda Haggerton, 713-410-5579 or Dana McCall, 832-656-0214.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Jimmy (PeeWee) Wells Memorial Cookoff, Houston, TX. Contact: John Reynolds, 281-635-9098.

Nov. 21-22, 2014: Heath Schielack Memorial Cookoff, Huntsville, TX. Contact: Maddie Farrell, 713-859-8580.

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

June 19-20, 2015: Q’ing to Cure Childhood Cancer, KOA Campground, Montgomery, TX.


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

Oct. 4, 2014: Safeway Breast Cancer Cookoff, Silver Firs, WA.

Nov. 15-16, 2014: Battle of the Pits, Spokane, WA.


SOUTHERN BARBECUE NETWORK

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

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Jamil Shrine Club BBQ Cook-Off, Columbia, SC. Contact: Lance Carpenter, 803-772-9382 or email: lance.carpenter@chrobinson.com. Website: www.jamilshriners.com.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Omar Shrine’s Smoke on the Beach, Myrtle Beach, SC. Contact: Jack Thompson, 843-971-0131 or email: omaroffice@aol.com; or Jim Harmon, 843-810-5937 or email: jim.harmon@emsolve.com..

Nov. 7-8, 2014: SBN Cooker of the Year – Invitational, Moncks Corner, SC. Contact: Don Saturday, 843-870-7432or email: dssaturday@aol.com. Website: www.townofmonckscorner.sc.gov.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Thanksgiving PitMaster Cook-Off, Clayton, NC. Contact: John Cole, 919-934-3551 or email: project919@c3church.com.

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


Steak Cookoff Association

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

Oct. 25, 2014: Chisholm Trail Steak Cookoff, Decatur, TX. Contact: Stephanie, 214-683-1766.


NON-SANCTIONED EVENTS

Oct. 18, 2014: Talbot County Fall Line Festival, Talbotton, GA. Contact: Talbot County Chamber of Commerce, 706-665-8079 or email: talbotco@pstel.net.



COOKING SCHOOLS

Oct. 25, 2014: Harry Soo BBQ School, Diamond Bar, CA. Website: www.slapyodaddybbq.com/classes-2/.

Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014: Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA. Website: www.jacksoldsouth.com.

Nov. 8, 2014: Harry Soo BBQ School, Diamond Bar, CA. Website: www.slapyodaddybbq.com/classes-2/.

Nov. 15, 2014: CBBQA Competition BBQ Class, La Verne, CA. Website: www.cbbqa.org.

Nov. 22, 2014: Harry Soo BBQ School, Diamond Bar, CA. Website: www.slapyodaddybbq.com/classes-2/.

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: c_jones@cookshack.com or 800-423-0698.

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

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


JUDGING SCHOOLS

Nov. 7, 2014: MBN Judging Class, Vienna, GA. Contact: Rhonda Lamb-Heath, 229-268-8275 or email: Rhonda@bigpigjig.com.

Nov. 15, 2014: SCA Certified Judges Class, Bedford, TX. Contact: Brett, 469-693-1179. Website: www.steakcookoffs.com.

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

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


MISCELLANEOUS SCHOOLS

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