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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

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

Feb. 18, 2017: The Guinea Pig, Indio, CA.

March 18, 2017: Backyard on the Lake 2017, Patterson, CA.

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

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

April 22, 2017: Ric's Backyard 2017, San Jose, CA.

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

May 6-7, 2017: Elk Grove Western Festival & BBQ Championship 2017, Elk Grove, CA.

May 13, 2017: West Coast BBQ Classic 2017, Long Beach, CA.

May 20-21, 2017: SoCal BBQ Bash & Expo, Pomona, 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 10, 2017: Redwood Coast Up In Smoke BBQ Competition, Blue Lake, 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 Cook-Off 2017, Clayton, CA.

July 29, 2017: Gilroy Garli-Que Challenge, Gillroy, CA.

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

Aug. 19, 2017: Oaktown Throwdown BBQ 2017, Oakland, 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.

Oct. 7, 2017: Burning Ham 2017, Pengrove, CA.

Oct. 14, 2017: Dana Point State BBQ Championship 2017, Dana Point, 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

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 email: 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: BBQ & Music Fest, Keystone Heights, FL. Contact: Dennis Schmitz, 904-259-7340 or email: dbshills1@aol.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 2-3, 2017: Historic Cocoa Village's BBQ & Blues, Cocoa, FL. Contact: Emma Kirkpatrick, 321-863-0851 or email: hcva.bbqandblues@gmail.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.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2017: PorktoberQue, Dothan, AL. Contact: Kerry Farrell, 334-699-1475 or email: kerry@themaineventweb.com.

Oct. 13-14, 2017: Fine Swine at the Pit, Mulbery, FL. Contact: Bonnie Titus, 863-712-0625 or email: bonnie@cityofmulberryfl.com.

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

Nov. 17-18, 2017: Grills Gone Wild, Panama City, FL. Contact: Jason Morehouse, email: omorehouse@bbandt.com.

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.

March 31-April 1, 2017: BBQ & Brews Festival, Cartersville, 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

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 Twin City Mardi Gras Cook Off, Monroe, LA. Contact: Benjy Lewis, 318-880-8600 or email: Benjamin.lewis@mcschools.net.

Feb. 10-11, 2017: Chisholm Trail CookOff, Donna, TX. Contact: Miguel Gallegos, 956-458-6465.

Feb. 17-18, 2017: 2nd Annual Guadalupe Sonny Hernandez Memorial Cook Off, Palmview, TX. Contact: Gilbert, 956-522-2163 or email: team_casanova04@yahoo.com.

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.

Feb. 24-25, 2017: 4th Annual Smoke It Up Cookers Cookoff, Houston, TX. Contact: Benny Juarez, 832-566-9414.

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

March 3-4, 2017: Spirit of Texas BBQ Cookoff, College Station, TX. Contact: Cynthia Caronna, 979-571-8891.

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 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: 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 10-11, 2017: Kaufman County Livestock Show BBQ, Kaufman, TX. Contact: Bill, 214-729-4522.

March 10-11, 2017: Sweetwater Rattlesnake Roundup, Sweetwater, TX. Contact: Liz Gutierrez, 325-864-6657.

March 17-18, 2017: Cowboys Dancehall Shootout, San Antonio, TX. Contact; Danny Perez, 210-646-9378.

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 17-18, 2017: Route 49 Rally & Festival, Jefferson, TX. Contact: James, 972-226-7205.

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

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

March 24-25, 2017: 3rd Annual BPOA Scholarship Cookoff, Brownsville, TX. Contact: Kirk Massey, 956-459-6891.

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: 2nd Annual Beeville Spring Fest BBQ Cook Off, Beeville, TX.

March 31-April 1, 2017: Rosenberg Masonic Lodge 881 12th Annual Texas State Championship Cook Off, Rosenberg, TX. Contact: Albert J. Davis, 281-682-1692.

March 31-April 1, 2017: Knights of Columbus 13th Annual Barbecue Cookoff, Irving, TX. Contact: Loren Hedrick, 682-551-2238.

March 31-April 1, 2017: Cindy Riehs Memorial, Inez, TX. Contact: Kaitlin Wittenbert, 361-571-2052.

March 31-April 1, 2017: 26th Annual Roughneck Chili BBQ Cook Off, Luling, TX. Contact: Trey, 830-875-3214.

April 1-2, 2017: Car Fest, San Antonio, TX. Contact: David Bippert, 210-381-8617.

April 7-8, 2017: La Vedera BBQ Cook Off, Lamesa, TX. Contact: Adam, 806-239-5921.

April 7-8, 2017: 3rd Annual Neals Lodge, Concan, TX.

April 7-8, 2017: 7th Annual Odem Jubilee BBQ Cook Off, Odem, TX. Contact: Pete Cordova, 361-935-7874.

April 7-8, 2017: 2nd Annual All Voices for Autism BBQ Cook Off 5K, Del Rio, TX. Contact: Joe Ybarra, 830-422-9767.

April 7-8, 2017: 7th Smokin Possum BBQ, Graham, TX. Contact: Jim, 940-549-6487.

April 7-8, 2017: Alvin Music Festival Cook Off, Alvin, TX. Contact: Patrick, 281-580-1577.

April 7-8, 2017: Our Heroes Wear Combat Boots Auxillary to VFW Post 2427, Tomball, TX. Contact: Candice Baines, 832-326-6909.

April 7-8, 2017: 29th Annual Elgin Volunteer Fire Dept. BBQ Cookoff, Elgin, TX. Contact: Amanda or Jason Horelica, 512-289-3313.

April 14-15, 2017: West Shore VFD BBQ, Laguna Park, TX. Contact: Danny, 254-733-1261.

April 14-15, 2017: Bulls Pulls BBQ, Marion, TX. Contact: Erica, 830-914-3735.

April 14-15, 2017: Sargent Fire Dept BBQ Cookoff & Fundraiser, Sargent, TX. Contact: Kevin Foster, 281-389-9909.

April 14-15, 2017: Harlingen's Bravest Cookoff, Harlingen, TX. Contact: Andy Balvan.

April 21-22, 2017: Brazos Valley API Team Roping BBQ Cookoff, Caldwell, TX. Contact: Jessica Ritter, 979-589-1222.

April 21-22, 2017:  Bexar County Jr. Livestock Show BBQ, San Antonio, TX. Contact: Roger, 210-416-2458.

April 21-22, 2017: Terrell Heritage Jubilee, Terrell, TX. Contact: Donna, 972-563-5703.

April 21-22, 2017: 7th Wesley Ritchie Memorial BBQ, Victoria, TX. Contact: Melanie, 361-649-2248.

April 21-22, 2017: Sandy's Que 4 Kids, Nolanville, TX. Contact: Michael Olson, 254-258-8171.

April 21-22, 2017: Orange Grove VFD, Orange Grove, TX. Contact: Lynn, 361-756-9200.

April 21-22, 2017: Wild, Wild West Fest Texas Shoot Out BBQ Cookoff, Andrews, TX. Contact: Julia Wallace, 432-556-5507.

April 21-22, 2017: Rio Grande Valley Firefighters Association, Edinburg, TX. Contact: Ruben Balboa, 945-792-3849.

April 21-22, 2017: WCFA Demolition Derby & BBQ Cookoff, Hempstead, TX. Contact: Jason Rymer, 713-545-3240.

April 28-29, 2017: Kurten 2017 BBQ Cook Off Texas State Championship, Kurten, TX. Contact: Tim Fickey, 979-218-1162.

April 28-29, 2017: Friends for Wishes Make A Wish Foundation, Hempstead, TX. Contact: Herschel Williams, 281-705-2119.

April 28-29, 2017: 2017 Buffalo Wing Cook Off, Lubbock, TX. Contact: Penny Jones, 806-747-3353.

April 28-29, 2017: Wild Horse Desert Roundup, TX State Championship, Bishop, TX. Contact: Roddy Trevino, 361-459-9425.

April 28-29, 2017: Smoke on the Water, Port Neches, TX. Contact: Brandon White, 409-284-4407.

April 28-29, 2017: Sabine Shootout Van Zandt Fair, Canton, TX. Contact: Jim Cox, 214-732-9811.

April 28-29, 2017: Wild Hog Cook Off & BBQ, Archer City, TX. Contact: Debra Haehn, 940-237-2132.

April 28-29, 2017: Our Lady of Guadalupe Church 9th Annual Jamaica Cookoff, Alice, TX. Contact: Jesse Gonzalez, 361-701-3855.

April 28-29, 2017: Buda Lions Club, Buda, TX. Contact: Frankie, 512-971-0355.

April 28-29, 2017: Haslet Wild West Fest BBQ Cook Off, Haslet, TX. Contact: Wyvonne, 817-223-8624.


KCBS

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

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.

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

April 14-15, 2017: Interstate BBQ Festival, State Championship, Hagerstown, MD. Contact: Rob Immer, 301-991-2373 or email: rob@mountainmarylandevents.com.

April 14, 15, 2017: Grilln-N-Chilln Memorial (Backyard Only), Gurley, AL. Contact: Heath Kent, 256-656-4427 or email: hjnbkent4@yahoo.com.

April 14-15, 2017: 21st Annual Fire House BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Kings Mountain, NC. Contact: Frank Burns, 707-973-0555 or email: frankb@cityofkm.com.

April 14-15, 2017: Sam's Club National BBQ Tour, State Championship, Fort Collins, CO. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

April 15-16, 2017: Eastern BBQ Contest, Ninove, Belgium. Contact: Bart Beeckmans, email: info@wettelsonfire.be.

April 21-22, 2017: Cornelia Apple Blossom Competition, State Championship, Cornelia, GA. Contact: Jessie Ownesby, 706-778-8585 or email: dmanager@corneliageorgia.org.

April 21-22, 2017: Roberts Ranch SmokinRed Dirt BBQ, Enid, OK. Contact: Lynne Benkendorf, 580-548-8194 or lbenkendorf@eaglemkt.com.

April 21-22, 2017: Barnesville BBQ & Blues, State Championship, Barnsville, GA. Contact: TJ Imberger, 770-358-5884 or email: tmimberger@gmail.com.

April 21-22, 2017: Smokin on the Bay, State Championship, Dover, FL. Contact: David Preast, 813-690-2222 or email: smokinonthebay@gmail.com.

April 21-22, 2017: Rock'n N Ribs BBQ Festival, State Championship, Springfield, MO. Contact: Andrea & Michael Brady, 417-880-3915 or email: abrady@rocknribs.com.

April 21-22, 2017: High on the Hog Festival, State Championship, Winchester, TN. Contact: Linda Gould, 931-308-7660 or email: winchesterhoth@aol.com.

April 21-22, 2017: Main Street BBQ & Blues Fest, State Championship, Washington, MO. Contact: Bridgette Kelch, 636-239-1743 or email; events@downtownwashmo.org.

April 21-22, 2017; 9th Annual VFW Post 846 BBQ Challenge, State Championship, Overland Park, KS. Contact: Nory Alani-Mupo, 913-648-4991 or email: bbqvfw846@gmail.com.

April 21-22, 2017: Sam's Club National BBQ Tour (Regional), Las Vegas, NV. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

April 22, 2017: Fire at the Foothills BBQ & Chili Cook-Off (Backyard Only), Chelsea, AL. Contact: Scott Weygand, 205-678-4410 or email: firefoothills@gmail.com.

April 22-23, 2017: Bardo-Q BBQ Competition, Bardonecchia, Italy. Contact: Vittorio Montabone, +39 3930822290 or email: vitto@prolocobradonecchia.it.

April 22-23, 2017: Atlanta Motor Speedway BBQ, State Championship, Hampton, GA. Contact: Randall Bowman, 770-886-6290 or email: randall@deepsth.com.

April 22, 2017: Southern Hotwing Festival (Competitor's Series), Memphis, TN. Contact: Paul Gagliano, 901-949-2596 or email: pauljgagliano@gmail.com.

April 28-29, 2017: Wabash Ribberfest BBQ Championship, State Championship, Mt. Carmel, IL. Contact: Trey Beckerman, 618-263-2093 or email: maplehill82@hotmail.com.

April 28-29, 2017: BBQ Boogie & Blues (GBC Qualifier), State Championship, Calhoun, GA. Contact: Aaron Walkover, 706-307-9129 or email: ahwalkover@yahoo.com.

April 28-29, 2017: Hog Wild BBQ Cookoff & Family Festival, State Championship, Brookhaven, MS. Contact: Mark Porter, 601-757-1772 or email: markporter500@yahoo.com.

April 28-29, 2017: Southaven Springfest, State Championship, Southaven, MS. Contact: Eddie or Sherry Foshee, 901-800-8504 or 901-493-1759 or email: jefoshee@gmail.com.

April 28-29, 2017: Uptown Lexington BBQ Capital Cook Off, State Championship, Lexington, NC. Contact: Rebekah McGee, 336-249-0383 or email: rebekah@uptownlexington.com.

April 28-29, 2017: Smoke on the Water (Backyard Only), Florence, AL. Contact: Jeff McDaniel, 256-710-5407 or email: jmcaniel335@yahoo.com.

April 28-29, 2017: The G Town Smokin Showdown, State Championship, Garnett, KS. Contact: Mike Norman, 785-448-8899 or email: mnhnorman@embarqmail.com.

April 28-29, 2017: The Great Wisconsin Tune Up BBQ Competition, Manawa, WI. Contact: Brenda Vander Zander, 920-427-6814 or email: bkvanderz@gmail.com.

April 28-29, 2017: Chisholm Trail BBQ Cook Off, Wellington, KS. Contact: Dianne Miller, 620-326-7686 or email: hobbs@sutv.com.

April 28-29, 2017: Morris Twister Days, State Championship, Morris, OK. Contact: Sarah Amador, 918-759-1338 or email: sfamador1122@yahoo.com.

April 28-29, 2017: Backyard BBQ Festival Brawl, Murfreesboro, TN. Contact: Bill Taylor, 615-294-5752 or email: btboro@comcast.net.

April 28-29, 2017: Smokin on the Prairie BQ Cook-off, State Championship, Stuttgart, AR. Contact: Adam Fontenot, 870-674-2636 or email: adam@mackspw.com.

April 28-29, 2017: 4th Annual Pickin N Pullin BBQ Competition, State Championship, Lanexa, VA. Contact: Jon Caldwell, 804-966-8362 or email: jcaldwell@rockahock.com.

April 28-29, 2017: Sam's Club National BBQ Tour, Overland Park, KS. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

April 29-30, 2017: 3rd Annual Barbecue Bulls Championship Salzburg 2017, Salzburg, Austria. Contact: Helmut Karl, +43-676-750-1528 or email: info@helmutkarl.at.

April 29-30, 2017: Smoking Hot BBQ Ocala, State Championship, Ocala, FL. Contact: Micahel Compton, 787-319-9410 or email: mike@bbqpr.com.

April 29-30, 2017: Q Fest, Bishopsteignton, Devon. Contact: Dan Shahin, 07870959496 or email: uqunitedq@gmail.com.


LSBS

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

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

Feb. 17-18, 2017: American Legion Post 447 Winter Cook-off, Round Rock, 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 10-11, 2017: VFW, Elgin, TX.

March 17-18, 2017: Wild Hog Explosion, Bandera, 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.

May 26-28, 2017: Spicewood, TX.

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

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

June 2-3, 2017: VFD, Llano, 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: Brownwood, 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.

Aug. 18-19, 2017: Hot Chili Days & Cool Mountain Nights, Red River, NM

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.

Sept. 15-16, 2017: Ardmore Shrine Club, State Championship, Ardmore, TX.

Sept. 15-16, 2017: Big Dam Brisket Cook-Off, Cisco, 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.

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

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

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

April 14-15, 2017: Interstate BBQ Festival, Hagerstown, MD. Contact; Rob Immer, 301-991-2373 or email: rob@mountainmarylandevents.com. Website: www.interstatebbqfestival.com.

May 5-6, 2017: Naptown BarBayQ Cooking Contest, Crownsville, MD. Contact: Daryl Cooke, 410-353-9237 or email: barbayq@abceventsinc.com.

May 19-20, 2017: Twin Valley Fire & Smoke, Morgantown, PA. Contact: Sandy Fulton, 410-726-1881 or email: sandyfulton7203@gmail.com.

June 2-3, 2017: Sam's Club National BBQ Tour, Laurel, MD. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

June 9-10, 2017: Historic New Castle Colonial BBQ Competition, New Castle, DE. Contact: Sandy Fulton, 410-726-1881 or email: sandyfulton720@gmail.com. Website: www.newcastlebbq.com.

June 9-10, 2017: Sam's Club National BBQ Tour, Harrisburg, PA. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

July 28-29, 2017: Smoke in the Grove, Spring Grove, PA. Contact: Andrew Shaffer, 717-225-5791 or email: manager@springgroveboro.com.

Aug. 25-26, 2017: New Holland Summer Fest, New Holland, PA. Contact: Kevin Martin, 717-435-0237 or email: nhsummerfest@yahoo.com. Website: www.nhsummerfest.org.

Aug. 26-27, 2017: Hava Nagrilla 2017 (Kosher Competitor's Series), Wynnewood, PA. Contact: Stuart Gordon.

Sept. 22-23, 2017: Smoke in the Park PA State Championship BBQ, Lemoyne, PA. Contact: Todd Shadle, 717-648-6140 or email: tshadle@wsbf.org. Website: www.bbq.wsbf.org.

Oct. 14, 2017: Blues, Brew & BBQ (Backyard), Prince Fredrick, MD. Contact: Onyx Linthicum, 202-439-4942 or email: onyxlinthicum@yahoo.com. Website: www.vendor-nation.com.


MBN

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

March 10-11, 2017: MBN Conquistador Challenge, Marion, AR. Contact: Missi Norman, 870-735-6580or 901-647-3391 or email: mgnorman@cspermit.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.

May 12-13, 2017: Esperanza Bonanza, Marion, AR. Contact: Missi Norman, 870-735-6580or 901-647-3391 or email: mgnorman@cspermit.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.

July 21-22, 2017: Smoke on the Mountain Barbecue Championship, Galax, VA. Contact: Shannon Dalton, 276-233-4205 or email: shdalton@gmail.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: jfreeman@cityofjacksonville.net.

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.

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

March 3-4, 2017: Fire on Ice, Izatys Resort, Onamia, MN.

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

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

June 9-11, 2017: Mankato Cookout, Land of Memories Park, Mankato, MN.

June 23-24, 2017: Rotary Rock'n Ribs (Backyard), Onalaska, WI. Website: www.rotaryrocknribs.com.

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

July 21-22, 2017: Sam's Club National BBQ Tour, Eagan, MN.

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

None at this time


PACIFIC NORTH WEST BARBECUE ASSOCIATION

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

April 22-23, 2017: Puyallup Spring Fair, Puyallup, WA.

May 6-7, 2017: Canadian Festival of Chili & BBQ, Langley, BC.

May 13-14, 2017: Eastern WA BBQ Championship at Pybus Market, Wenatchee, WA.

June 2-3, 2017: Cruzin' Chelan PNWBA Pro BBQ Classic, Lake Chelan, WA.

June 9-10, 2017: Bottles, Brews & BBQs, Prosser, WA.

July 7-8, 2017: South Sound BBQ Festival, Lacey, WA.

July 28-29, 2017: Barbageddon, Puyallup, WA.

Aug. 4-6, 2017: Canadian National Championships, Whistler, BC.

Aug. 4-5, 2017: Smokin' in the Root, Stevensville, MT.

Aug. 12-13, 2017: Oak Harbor Pig Fest, Oak Harbor, WA.

Aug. 26-27, 2017: Clearwater's 2017 Grillfest, Suquamish, WA.

Aug. 26, 2017: Benton-Franklin Fair BBQ Cook-Off, Kennewick, WA.

Sept. 2-3, 2017: Showdown at Juarez Canyon, Oregon City, OR.

Sept. 16-17, 2017: Harvest Festival, Grand Coulee, WA.


SOUTHERN BARBECUE NETWORK

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

March 24-25, 2017: The Commissioner's Cup, SC State Championship, West Columbia, SC.

March 24-25, 2017: The Spring Blast at Holly Hill Academy, Holly Hill, SC.

March 31-April 1, 2017: Smoke at the Lodge, Summerville, SC.

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

April 28-29, 2017: Southern Flame, Summerville, 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.

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 4, 2017: Five Alarm Showdown 1, Bastrop, TX.

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

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

April 1, 2017: Munch Madness Steak Cookoff, Rahway, NJ.

April 1, 2017: NBBQA Classic Steak Cookoff, Fort Worth, TX.

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 15, 2017: Five Alarm Showdown 2, Neiderwald, TX.

April 21, 2017: Wild, Wild West Festival Steak Cookoff, Andrews, TX.

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

April 22, 2017: Fordyce on the Cottonbelt Steak Cookoff, Fordyce, AR. Contact: Candace McCullum, 870-313-2450.

April 28-29, 2017: Central Iowa Expo State Cookoff, Boone, IA.

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

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

May 6, 2017: 3rd Annual Bikers Against Child Abuse Steak Cookoff, El Dorado, AR.

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

May 13, 2017: Five Alarm Showdown 3, Pflugerville, TX.

May 20, 2017: 2nd Annual Premier Grilling Steak Cookoff, Little Elm, TX.

June 2, 2017: Smokin' in Steele Steak Cookoff, Owatonna, MN.

June 3, 2017: High Steaks Rollin' Steak Cookoff, Sallisaw, OK.

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

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

June 23, 2017: Rotary Rock-n-Ribs Steak Cookoff, LaCrosse, WI.

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

July 8, 2017: Five Alarm Showdown 4, Georgetown, TX.

July 22, 2017: Whitney Wildcat Athletic Booster Steak Cookoff, Lake Whitney, TX.

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. 5-6, 2017: Grillin by the Lake Benefiting Operation BBQ Relief, Climax Springs, MO.

Aug. 11, 2017: Deep East Texas State BBQ Championship Steak Cookoff, Kirbyville, TX.

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

Aug. 19, 2017: Out West Bar & Grill Steak Cookoff, West, TX.

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

Aug. 26, 2017: Helpful Hands Sizzlin' Summer Cooking Challenge, Oviedo, FL.

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

Sept. 22, 2017: Murphysboro Steak & BBQ Cook-Off, Murphysboro, IL.

Sept. 30, 2017: Fiesta De La Paloma Steak Cookoff, Coleman, TX.

Oct. 6, 2017: John Henry's BBQ Steak Cookoff, Houston, TX.

Oct. 7, 2017: Whiskey Bent Steak & Wing Challenge,  Odessa, FL.

Oct. 13, 2017: Harper County Bullseye BBQ Steak Cookoff, Harper, KS.

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

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

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

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.

April 1-2, 2017: Hot Wachula's Cook School, Bartow, FL. Contact: Matt Barber, 863-602-0857 or email: matt@hotwachulas.com.

Sept. 2-3, 2017: Hot Wachula's Cook School, Bartow, FL. Contact: Matt Barber, 863-602-0857 or email: matt@hotwachulas.com.


JUDGING SCHOOLS

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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