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

Jan. 14, 2017: CBBQA Awards Banquet.

Jan. 28, 2017: Newport Beach Winter Q, Newport Beach, CA.

Feb. 3-5, 2017: CBBQA QFest & BBQ Bivouac.

April 1, 2017: 6th Annual Santa Anita Park Winners Circle, Santa Anita, CA.

April 8, 2017: Hog 'n Heat 2017, Redwood City, CA.

April 27-30, 2017: 11th Stagecoach Music Fest Championship, Indio, CA.

June 3, 2017: Horse Town Brew n Que Festival 2017, Norco, CA.

June 10, 2017: Honey Harvest Festival & BBQ Championship 2017, Fillmore, CA.

June 24, 2017: Silicon Valley BBQ Championship 2017, Santa Clara, CA.

July 8, 2017: Wine Country Big Q 2017, Petaluma, CA.

July 15, 2017: Clayton BBQ Cokk-Off 2017, Clayton, CA.

Aug. 12, 2017: Ceres Smoke on the River 2017, Ceres, CA.

Aug. 26, 2017: Grills & Grates 2017, Penn Valley, CA.

Sept. 2, 2017: Del Mark BBQ Championship 2017, Del Mar, CA.

Sept. 16, 2017: 3rd Annual Hot Q's & Cold Brews, Oroville, CA

CTBA

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

None at this time


FBA

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

Jan. 6-7, 2017: Big Swamp Smoke Off, Naples, FL.  Contact: Shannon Hubbell, 239-455-1444 ext. 201 or email: office@colliercountyfair.com. Website: www.bigswampsmokeoff.com.

Jan. 13-14, 2017: Sonny's Smokin' Showdown Invitational, Sanford, FL. Contact: Barbara Latimer, 407-697-4077 or 407-660-8888 or email: blatimer@sonnysbbq.com.

Jan. 20-21, 2017: Pigz in Z'hills BBQ & Blues, Zephyrhills, FL. Website: zephryhillschamber.org.

Feb. 3-4, 2017: Smoke on the Water, Winter Haven, FL.

Feb. 10-11, 2017: The Old Florida Outdoor Festival, Apopka, FL. Contact: Chuck Carnesale, 407-703-1756 or email: ccarnesale@apopka.net.

Feb. 17-18, 2017: Ribs on the Ridge, Haines City, FL. Contact: Barbara Peck, 863-421-9963 or email: bpeck@hainescity.com.

March 3-4, 2017: Eagle Lake BBQ Festival, Eagle Lake, FL. Contact: Mark Stallings, 863-412-2839 or emai: mdstalli67@gmail.com.

March 10-11, 2017: National Ag Week Cookoff, Crystal River, FL. Contact: Ricky Burts, Jr., 407-432-8064 or email: burtsricky@gmail.com.

March 18, 2017: 6th Annual Smokin' in the Mangroves, Ft. Myers, FL. Contact: Bonnie Roberts, 239-443-8810.

March 24-25, 2017: Kissimmee Valley Rib Rodeo, Kissimmee, FL. Contact: Brianne Stefek, 407-846-4643 or email: bstefek@kissimmeemainstreet.com.

April 7-8, 2017: Tri-State Barbecue Festival, Dothan, AL. Contact: Kerry Farrell, 334-699-1475 or email: kerry@themaineventweb.com.

April 14-15, 2017: Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash, Venice, FL. Contact: Don Fisher, 941-809-5232 or email: donaldpeepaw@gmail.com.

April 21-22, 2017: Planes, Trains, & BBQ, Tavares, FL. Contact: Cheri Moan, 352-551-3349 or email: cmoan@tavares.org.

April 28-29, 2017: Smoke on the Water BBQ Competition, Fort Myers, FL. Contact: Michael Gavala, email: mgavala@finemarkbank.com.

June 15-17, 2017: Baddest BBQ on the Bone, Madeira Beach, FL. Contact: Alan McLeod, 727-216-6601 or email: info@oldsaltfishing.org.

Sept. 8-9, 2017: Double T's BBQ Throwdown, Davenport, FL. Contact: Angela Iverson, 407-697-4077 or email: aiver@att.net.

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

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


GBA

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

Feb. 24, 2017: Dilly Dally in Dooly, Vienna, GA. Contact: Rhonda Lamb Heath, 229-268-8575.

March 3-4, 2017: Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival, Tifton, GA. Contact: Tyrone Spearman/Angela Elder, 229-386-0216 or 229-392-3376.

March 10-11, 2017: Walton Co. BBQ Festival, Monroe, GA. Contact: Jimmy Hogg, 770-713-2134.

March 24-25, 2017: Fire Ant Festival BBQ Bash, Ashburn, GA. Contact: Gail Walls, 229-567-3436 or 229-567-1479 or email: ggwalls@windstream.net.

April 7-8, 2017: Hawkinsville's Smokin' the Track, Hawkinsville, GA. Contact: Robin Conner, 478-230-8496.

April 28-29, 2017: BBQ & Brews Festival, Canton, GA. Contact: Gary Lamb, 404-210-3025.

May 5-6, 2017: Three Rivers BBQ Fest at Towns Bluff Park, Hazlehurst, GA. Contact: Jim Sewell, 912-240-0106. Website: townsbluffpark.com.

May 12-13, 2017: Smoke on the Lake – Cooking for Fun Division Only, Acworth, GA. Contact: Jeff Bass, 678-354-8363. Website: smokeonthelakle.org.

May 19-20, 2017: 10th Annual Smoke on the Water BBQ & Music Festival, Thomaston, GA. Contact: Bobby Bickley, 706-741-9317 or email: info@sotwfestival.com.


IBCA

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

Jan. 13-14, 2017: Nueces County Junior Livestock Show Alumni CookOff, Robstown, TX. Contact: Kim Krebs, 361-249-4040 or email: kkrebs@txfb-ins.com.

Jan. 13-14, 2017: 3rd Annual BPOA Scholarship CookOff, Brownsville, TX. Contact: Kirk Massey, 956-459-6891 or email: cop3651@aol.com.

Jan. 20-21, 2017: Willacy County Livestock Show, Raymondville, TX. Contact: Alison Busse-Savage, 956-746-1680 or email: Alison.savage@twcable.com.

Jan. 20-21, 2017: 3rd Annual BCJLHS, Beeville, TX. Contact: Josh, 361-354-3618 or email: josh@texasmeter.com.

Jan. 20-21, 2017: MCJLS 2nd Annual Muy Grande BBQ Cook Off, Eagle Pass, TX. Contact: Johnathan, 830-776-3992 or email: mcjlssales@gmail.com.

Jan. 20-21, 2017: Hold'em & Hit'em, Houston, TX. Contact: Herschel Williams, 281-705-2119 or email: hwwilliams2007@gmail.com.

Jan. 20-21, 2017: Retama Round Up, Selma, TX. Contact: Paul Buell, 210-391-5369 or email: retamaroundup@gmail.com.

Jan. 26-27, 2017: San Antonio Stock Show Rodeo BarBQue CookOff & Festival FINALE, San Antonio, TX. Contact: Steve Grams, 210-827-7988 or email: bbq@sarodeo.com.

Jan. 27-28, 2017: San Antonio Stock Show Rodeo BarBQue CookOff & Festival, San Antonio, TX. Contact: Steve Grams, 210-827-7988 or email: bbq@sarodeo.com.

Jan. 27-28, 2017: 4th Josh Haynie Memorial, Wharton, TX. Contact: Brandon, 281-253-5020 or email: sidewinderfmrc@gmail.com.

Jan. 29-30, 2017: Kleberg Kenedy County Jr. Livestock Show Cook Off, Kingsville, TX. Contact: Shawn Jolly, 361-228-3727 or email: spjolly85@gmail.com.

Feb. 3-4, 2017: Coleto Creek BBQ Association 6th Annual BBQ Cookoff, Yorktown, TX. Contact: Stephanie Schuckenbrock, 361-564-0167 or email: ccbbqa@hotmail.com.

Feb. 3-4, 2017: South TX Courage to Change, Mission, TX. Contact: Nadia, 956-687-7714 or email: nadia@pdap@gmail.com.

Feb. 10-11, 2017: Friends of TriClub, Spring, TX. Contact: Penny Wotring, 832-721-7181 or email: pwotring@springisd.org.

Feb. 10-11, 2017: 2nd Annual Guadalupe Sonny Hernandez Memorial Cook Off, Palmview, TX. Contact: Gilbert, 956-522-2163 or email: team_casanova04@yahoo.com.

Feb. 10-11, 2017: 2nd Annual Twin City Mardi Gras Cook Off, Monroe, LA. Contact: Benjy Lewis, 318-880-8600 or email: Benjamin.lewis@mcschools.net.

Feb. 17-18, 2017: VFW 8787 Chilly Chili BBQ, Austin, TX. Contact: Casey, 512-576-1642.

Feb. 17-18, 2017: Redbud Cook Off, Buna, TX. Contact: Carolyn Dempsey, 409-289-5832 or emai: cdempsey57@hotmail.com.

Feb. 17-18, 2017: Honky Tonk Festival, Gonzalez, TX. Contact: Anna Cook, 830-477-6148.

Feb. 23-24, 2017: Smokin on the Rio, Mercedes, TX. Contact: Chuck, 956-975-1254 or email: info@smokinontherio.com.

Feb. 24-25, 2017: Good Bull Cookoff, Kurten, TX. Contact: Jenni, 979-450-2162 or email: friendsofdvh@gmail.com.

Feb. 24-25, 2017: Victoria Livestock Show, Victoria, TX. Contact: Heather, 361-212-3200 or email: vlsbbqcookoff@yahoo.com.

Feb. 24-25, 2017: Irving Elks Lodge, Irving, TX. Contact: John, 469-834-7775 or email; jgray2203@verizon.net.

Feb. 24-25, 2017: Cuero Turkeyfest Ragin Cajun CookOff, Cuero, TX. Contact: Brenda Martin, 361-243-6114 or email: ctfbbq@hotmail.com.

March 3-4, 2017: 7th TTHs Bucks BBQ, San Antonio, TX.

March 3-4, 2017: Republic of TX Independence, TX State Championship, San Angelo, TX.

March 3-4, 2017: Rattlesnack BBQ Cook Off, Walnut Springs, TX.

March, 3-4, 2017: American Legion Post 99 Annual Cookout, Kingsville, TX.

March 7-8, 2017: Cowboys Dancehall Shootout, San Antonio, TX.

March 10-11, 2017: Texas Independence Day Celebration BBQ Cookoff, San Benito, TX.

March 10-11, 2017: ABC Burning Meat, Sinton, TX.

March 10-11, 2017: Diamonds Dirt Spirit of Texas BBQ CookOff, Bryan, TX.

March 10-11, 2017: Guns Hoses Cookin for Kids, Wichita Falls, TX.

March 10-11, 2017: Turn N Burn Cook Off, Pleasanton, TX.

March 10-11, 2017: Big Rocks Chili BBQ Blowout, Glen Rose, TX.

March 17-18, 2017: 15th James Jim Kovch Memorial, Bryan, TX.

March 17-18, 2017: West Vol. Fire Dept., West, TX.

March 17-18, 2017: Lake Ray Roberts Elks, Sanger, TX.

March 17-18, 2017: RCFA BBQ Cook Off, Refugio, TX.

March 17-18, 2017: Crusader Cook Off, Tomball, TX.

March 24-25, 2017: 3rd Gruenau Hall BBQ, Yorktown, TX.

March 24-25, 2017: Ft. Worth Cops4Kids, Ft. Worth, TX.

March 31-April 1, 2017: Christine VFD BBQ Cook Off, Christine, TX.

March 31-April 1, 2017: Comal County Child Abuse Prevention Month, New Braunfels, TX.

March 31-April 1, 2017: Gonzales PBR Bulls BBQ, Gonzales, TX.

March 31-April 1, 2017: Iola VFD BBQ Chili Cookoff, Iola, TX.

March 31-April 1, 2017: 1st Annual Beeville Spring Fest BBQ Cook Off, Beeville, TX.


KCBS

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

Jan. 6-7, 2017: National Western BBQ Throwdown, State Championship, Denver, CO. Contact: Arlie Bragg or Morgain Topoinicki, 615-447-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

Jan. 13-14, 2017: 1st Annual Collard Green Festival (Backyard), Evergreen, AL. Contact: Robert Skipper, 334-301-5479 or email: bskipper@evergreenal.org.

Jan. 14-15, 2017: W.E.S.T. Winter Extreme South Tyrol BBQ Contest, Rein in Taufers, BZ. Contact: Myrko Leitner or Michele Capano, +39-348-691-3837 or email: info@mig.bz.

Jan. 20-21, 2017: Slab-O-Rama Barbeuque Challenge, State Championship, Bullhead City, AZ. Contact: Scott Merrill, 928-234-8130 or T'Shura-Ann Elias, 928-704-7267 or email: rotaryofbullhead@slaborama.com.

Jan. 27-28, 2017: Newport Beach Winter Q, Newport, CA. Contact: Steve Bendre, 949-300-5103 or email: Steve@stevebender.net.

Jan. 27-28, 2017: Outwest Food Fest BBQ Competition, State Championship, Quartzsite, AZ. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 928-927-5050 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

Jan. 27-28, 2017: Lakeland Pig Festival, State Championship, Lakeland, FL. Contact: Donovan Tinsley, email: enicknicholas@gmail.com or Amanda Lamont, email: judges@lakelandpigfest.org.

Feb. 3-4, 2017: Humble Rodeo & BBQ, Humble, TX. Contact: Rick Halbrook, 913-826-6321 or email: rhalbrook@humblerodeo.com.

Feb. 3-4, 2017: Brasstown Valley Resort BBQ Throwdown, Young Harris, GA. Contact: Karen Rogers, 706-379-4606 or email: krogers@brasstownvalley.com.

Feb. 4-5, 2017: Yak Ales Melbourne Barbecue Festival, Melbourne, Australia. Contact: Matt Vitale, +61 410 458 075 or email: Melbourne@bbqfest.com.au.

Feb. 16-18, 2017: Shotgun Fred BBQ Showdown, State Championship, Huntsville, TX. Contact: Ben Pruitt, 936-661-4204 or email: benatt41@aol.com.

Feb. 17-18, 2017: Downtown BBQ Throwdown, State Champinship, Boca Raton, FL. Contact: Walter Jones, 813-765-7247 or email: info@downtownbbqthrowdown.com.

Feb. 18-19, 2017: Smoking Hot BBQ CoCo Beach, Rio Grande. Contact: Michael Compton, 787-319-9410 or email: mike@bbqpr.com.

Feb. 24-25, 2017: Bud & BBQ, State Championship, Meridian, MS. Contact: Anna Graceward, 601-934-1352 or email: annagrace@mitchellcompanies.com.

March 3-4, 2017: The Great Brunswick BBQ Throwdown, State Championship, Brunswick, MD. Contact: Beth Johnson, 301-712-4137 or email: abetterchoicebakery@comcast.net.

March 3-4, 2017: Sip & Swine BBQ Festival, State Championship, Lawrenceville, GA. Contact: Jim Lloyd, 404-683-1549 or email: jlloyd@insurancehub.com or Rachel Harper, 678-898-8563 or email: sipnswine2017@whitefoxrun.com.

March 3-4, 2017: Bodagetta BBQ, State Championship, Auburn, AL. Contact: Jay Hovey, 334-887-7011 or email: jhovey@charterbank.net.

March 10-11, 2017: Smoke on the Shores, State Championship, Nashville, TN. Contact: Jeff Hite, 615-219-9590 or email: nashvillesmoke@gmail.com or Jason Cole, email: colejac@yahoo.com.

March 10-11, 2017: Flames on the Flint, State Champinship, Bainbridge, GA. Contact: Adrienne Harrison, email: Adrienne@bainbridgegachamber.com or Ryan Goddens, 229-515-0136 or email: flamesontheflint@gmail.com.

March 17-18, 2017: Smokin on the Square, State Championship, Pensacola, FL. Contact: Ivan Delabruere, 850-516-2622 or email: smokininthesquare@yahoo.com.

March 17-19, 2017: Tupelo BBQ Duel, State Championship, Tupelo, MS. Contact: Leslie art, 662-891-5379 or email: tupelobbq@gmail.com.

March 17-18, 2017: Corum Building Center BBQ (Backyard), Hartselle, AL. Contact: Michael Broom, 256-214-0068 or email: mwbroomua@gmail.com.

March 24-25, 2017: Triple B Spanish Trail BBQ Cook-off, State Championship, Crestview, FL. Contact: Colin Richards, 850-582-6026 or email: ga247@live.com.

March 24-25, 2017: BBQ Gives Back, Urbanna, VA. Contact: Bill Jones, 804-965-0484 or email: bbqgivesback@gmail.com.

March 24-26, 2017: Firelake BBQ Cook Off, Shawnee, OK. Contact: Jason Boyce, 816-878-4850 ext. 2110 or email; jboyce@firelakefoods.com.

March 31-April 1, 2017: Blues Hog BBQ & Music Fest, State Championship, Savannah, TN. Contact: Mary Beth Hopper, 731-616-7474 or email: mbhopper@eplus.net.

March 31-April 1, 2017: Cedar Fest BBQ Cook-Off, Cedar Park, TX. Contact: Lyndee Mathews, 512-260-7880 or email: lyndee@cedarparkchamber.org.

March 31-April 1, 2017: Stillwater Elks Lodge Blazathon. Stillwater, OK. Contact: Chad Duncan, 405-880-4514 or email: blazathon@gmail.com.

March 31-April 1, 2017: The Ironman, State Championship, Greencastle, PA. Contact: Eric Forrester, 717-643-0039 or email: eric@ironmanbbq.com.

March 31-April 1, 2017: Smokin On Big Creek BBQ Contest Benefiting Operation BBQ Relief, Pleasant Hill, MO. Contac: Stan Hays, 816-876-9019 or email: shays@operationbbqrelief.org.

April 1-2, 2017: Smoke on the Border Gravette Chambers of Commerce, State Championship, Gravette, AR. Contact: Fred Overstreet, 479-752-3313 or email: blastmaster@fullnet.net.

April 7-8, 2017: Chillin N Grillin BBQ Festival, State Championship, Sand Springs, OK. Contact: Kristen Valentin, 918-245-3221 or email: Kristen@sandspringschamber.com.

April 7-8, 2017: Brunswick BBQ Beach Bash, State Championship, Brunswick, GA. Contact: John Jones, 912-264-2232 or email: john@jajonesinsurance.com.

April 7-8, 2017: First Annual Operation Stand Down KY BBQ Smoke Off, Bowling Green, KY. Contact: Justin Howard, 270-606-2422 or email: Justin.howard@osdky.org.

April 7-8, 2017: CCS Fest, State Championship, Indianapolis, IN. Contact: Aaron McCreery, 317-223-7143 or email: aarondmccreery@gmail.com.

April 7-8, 2017: A Que of Their Own, Evansville, IN. Contact: Nick Burch, 812-430-4805 or email: nburch@evansvilleotters.com.

April 7-8, 2017: Smoke in the Spring, State Championship, Osage City, KS. Contact: Corey Linton, 785-528-4610 or email: rec@osagecity.com.

April 7-8, 2017: The Best Damn BBQ Contest at Smithville Lake, State Championship, Smithville, MO. Contact: Tony Kerns, 913-991-3991 or email: thebestdamnbbqcontest@gamil.com.

April 7-8, 2017: 7th Annual Bull Moose, State Championship, Somerville, TN. Contact: Marvin Hurley, 901-282-6138 or email: mdhurley1957@yahoo.com.

April 7-8, 2017: NYC BBQ Cookoff, State Championship, Staten Island, NY. Contact: Frank Saulle, 718-351-1611 or email: fsaulle@historicrichmondtown.org.

April 7-8, 2017: Smoke on the Falls, State Championship, Gadsden, AL. Contact: Janet Tarrance, 256-549-4658 or email: jtarrance@citygadsden.com.

Apirl 8-9, 2017: Barn Burner BBQ, Chilliwack, British Columbia. Contact: Angei Quaale, 604-728-0560 or email: angie@wellseasoned.ca.


LSBS

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

Jan. 20-21, 2017: COTY State Championship, Burnet, TX.

Feb. 5-7, 2017: Super Bowl BBQ, Houston, TX.

Feb. 17-18, 2017: Lions Club, Italy, TX.

Feb. 24-25, 2017: Mason County Cancer Benefit, Mason, TX.

March 3-5, 2017: BBQ Austin Rodeo, State Championship, Austin, TX.

March 10-11, 2017: MDA Backyard BBQ, Del Rio, TX.

March 24-25, 2016: Shelby County Grill Fest, Shelby County, TX.

March 31-April 1, 2017: Magnolia Showdown, Magnolia, TX.

March 31-April 1, 2017: VFW Post 10427 BBQ Cook-off, Leander, TX.

April 7-8, 2017: Blue Santa, Round Rock, TX.

April 7-8, 2017: Country Club, Quannah, TX.

April 26-30, 2017: TRAF, Pasadena, TX.

April 28-29, 2017: BBQ Boys Buyers Group Cook-off, Round Rock, TX.

April 28-29, 2017: Germanfest, Muenster, TX.

May 5-6, 2017: Kim Lake Memorial Cooking for Kids, State Championship, Jefferson, TX.

May 5-6, 2017: Smoke on the Water, Waco, TX.

May 12-13, 2017: Bark-BQue Cookoff, Hutto, TX.

May 19-20, 2017: Funtier Days World Championship Biscon Cook-Off, Santa Anna, TX.

June 2-3, 2017: Wild Prairie Days BBQ Cook-off, Haskell, TX.

June 2-3, 2017: Chisholm Trail Round Up, Lockhart, TX.

June 9-10, 2017: Kopper Kettle Cook-off, Durant, OK.

June 16-17, 2017: Smoke on the Hill, Brady, TX.

June 16-17, 2017: Rhythm & Ribs Festival, Round Rock, TX.

June 23-24, 2017: BBQ, Music Fest & Tractor Pull, State Championship, Burnet, TX.

July 7-8, 2017: Browood, TX.

July 14-15, 2017: Mid Year State Championship, Burnet, TX.

July 21-22, 2017: Smokin in the Park, State Championship, Post, TX.

July 21-22, 2017: Blue Lotus BBQ, Seguin, TX.

July 28-29, 2017: State Championship, Bangs, TX.

Aug. 11-12, 2017: Hamilton Band Boosters, Hamilton, TX.

Sept. 1-2, 2017: 3rd Annual Kimble County Cook-off, Junction, TX.

Sept. 8-9, 2017: King of Coal, Washington County Fair, Brenham, TX.

Sept. 15-16, 2017: Buffalo Stampede, Buffalo, TX.

Oct. 6-7, 2017: Octoberfest Bar-B-Que & Chili, Granbury, TX.

Oct. 13-14, 2017: Hogwash, Kyle, TX.

Oct. 27-28, 2017: River City Fall Fest, Selma, TX.


MABA

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

None at this time


MBN

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

March 31-April 1, 2017: Atoka BBQ Fest, Atoka, TN. Contact: Cassi Yates, 901-837-5313 or email: cyates@townofatoka.com.

May 5-6, 2017: Que on the Yazoo, Greenwood, MS. Contact: Zach Luke, 662-453-7625 or email: zach@bankcom.com.

June 1-3, 2017: Covington World's Oldest BBQ Cooking Contest, Covington, TN. Contact: Karen Griffin, 901-485-3075 or email: kgriffin@covingtontn.com.

Sept. 29-30, 2017: The Great Ruleville Roast, Ruleville, MS. Contact: Elise Jenkins, 662-719-1675 or 662-756-2013 or email: jenkin2@tecinfo.com.

Sept. 29-30, 2017: Grill in the Ville BBQ Competition, Jacksonville, AR. Contact: Larry Freeman, 501-982-4171 or 501-982-8273 or email: jfreemen@cityofjacksonville.net.

Oct. 13-14, 2017: Mississippi Delta State Barbecue Championship/Octoberfest, Cleveland, MS. Contact: Elise Jenkins, 662-719-1675 or 662-756-2013 or email: jenkin2@tecinfo.com.


MNBBQS

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

May 12-13, 2017: Minnesota in May, Falcon Heights, MN.

June 2-3, 2017: Smokin' in Steele, Owatonna, MN.

July 14-15, 2017: Cooking on Kampeska, Watertown, SD.

Aug. 18-19, 2017: SMSU Smokefest, Marshall, MN.

Aug. 25-26, 2017: 10th Annual Big Island BBQ, Albert Lea, MN.

Sept. 2-3, 2017: Big Muddy Brew n' Que, Winona, MN.

Sept. 8-9, 2017: Ribs, Rods & Rock 'n Roll, Vermillion, SD.


NORTHEAST BARBEQUE SOCIETY

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

Jan 7, 2017: NEBS Annual Meeting.


PACIFIC NORTH WEST BARBECUE ASSOCIATION

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

None at this time


SOUTHERN BARBECUE NETWORK

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

Jan. 21, 2017: SBN Annual Meeting, Summerville, SC.

April 14-15, 2017: Pork in the Park, Newberry SC.

May 19-20, 2017: Smokin' on the Rails, Clinton, SC.


Steak Cookoff Association

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

Jan. 7, 2017: Houston Steak Championship, Houston, TX.

Jan. 13, 2017: Taste of Blachard Steak Cookoff, Blanchard, LA.

Jan. 13, 2017: Sonny's Smokin Showdown Invitational, Sanford, FL.

Feb. 10, 2017: Twin Cities Mardi Gras Steak Cookoff, Monroe, LA.

Feb. 10, 2017: The Old Florida Outdoor Festival Steak Cookoff, Apopka, FL.

Feb. 25, 2017: Grilling in the Ozarks Steak Cookoff, Rogers, AR.

March 4, 2017: LOC Fair Steak, Cabrito & Guisada Cookoff, George West, TX.

March 11, 2017: Camden Daffodil Championship Steak Cookoff, Camden, AR.

March 19, 2017: Pits N Grills Steak Cookoff, Springfield, MO.

April 8, 2017: European Steak Championship, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

April 8, 2017: John Henry's Steak Cookoff, Houston, TX.

April 15, 2017: Eastern BBQ Contest & Steak Cookoff, Ninove, Belgium.

April 22, 2017: King of the Grill: A&E Melbourne Barbecue Wars, Melbourne, Australia.

April 29, 2017: Kickin' Up Dust Steak Cookoff, Wichita, TX.

April 29, 2017: Cass County Championship Rodeo & Steak Cookoff, Linden, TX.

May 7, 2017: Rahr B Que Steak Cookoff, Fort Worth, TX.

June 9, 2017: Ridin on the Ridge Steak Cookoff, Jonesboro, AR.

June 23, 2017: Heritage Days Steak Throwdown, Belvidere, IL.

July 3-4, 2017: 2nd Annual Pitmasters of Lynden BBQ & Steak Cookoff, Lynden, WA.

July 29, 2017: 11th Annual Springhill, LA Piggly Wiggly Steak Cookoff, Springhill, LA.

Aug. 5, 2017: 2nd Annual Summer Splash Steak & Chicken Wing Cookoff, Jacksonville, FL.

Aug. 18, 2017: Arena Que Steak Cookoff, Omaha, NE.

Aug. 25, 2017: Minnesota State Steak Championship, Albert Lea, MN.

Sept. 8, 2017: Double T's BBQ Throwdown Steak Cookoff, Davenport, FL.

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

Nov. 19, 2017: Smokin' Flamingo BBQ & Music Festival, Jacksonville, FL.


NON-SANCTIONED EVENTS

March 29-April 1, 2017: I AM BBQ 2017: 2017 NBBQA Annual Conference & BBQ Bash, Fort Worth, TX. Website: www.nbbqa.org.

Sept. 23, 2017: Pickens on the Prairie BBQ Showdown, Breeding Ranch, Chelsea, SD. Website: www.sd-bbq.com/bbq-showdown.


COOKING SCHOOLS

Jan. 14, 2017: Big Papa's Pro BBQ Class, Naples, FL. Contact: Dana Hillis, 239-240-5961 or email: lighthousepointe@hotmail.com. Website: bigpapascountrykitchen.com.

Jan. 20, 2017: Jack's Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA. Website: myronmixonsmokers.com/mms-cook-schools.

Feb. 19, 2017: Big Papa's Backyard BBQ Class, Naples, FL. Contact: Dana Hillis, 239-240-5961 or email: lighthousepointe@hotmail.com. Website: bigpapascountrykitchen.com.

March 17, 2017: Paul Kirk's Pitmaster Class, Hoboken, GA. Contact: Lang Smokers, 800-462-4629. Website: langbbqcookingclass.com.

March 17, 2017: Paul Kirk's Pitmaster Class (1 day class), Hoboken, GA. Contact: Lang Smokers, 800-462-4629. Website: langbbqcookingclass.com.

April 1-2, 2017: Sweet Smoke Q Competition BBQ Class, Lakeland, FL. Contact: Jim Elser, 863-213-5150 or email: jim@sweetsmokeq.com.


JUDGING SCHOOLS

Jan. 7, 2016: CBBQA Judging Workshop North, Alameda Elks Club, Alameda, CA. Website: www.cbbqa.org.

Jan. 14, 2017: GBA Judge Training Class, Tifton, GA. Website: www.bbqga.org.

Jan. 28, 2017: GBA Judge Training Class, Canton, GA. Website: www.bbqga.org.

Feb. 11, 2016: CBBQA Judging Workshop South, UC Riverside, CA. Website: www.cbbqa.org.

Feb. 24, 2017: SCA Certified Judging Class, Rogers, AR. Website: www.steakcookoffs.com.

Feb. 24, 2017: SCA Certified Judging Class, Springfield, MO. Website: www.steakcookoffs.com.

Feb. 24, 2017: SCA Certified Judging Class, Omaha, NE. Website: www.steakcookoffs.com.


MISCELLANEOUS SCHOOLS

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