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

Sept. 17, 2016: 2nd Annual Hot Q's Cold Brews BBQ Championship, Oroville, CA.

Oct. 1, 2016: Sparta-Q 2016, San Jose, CA.

Oct. 8, 2016: Burning Ham, Sonoma County, CA.

Oct. 8, 2016: Dana Point State BBQ Championship 2016, Dana Point, CA.

Oct. 15, 2016: Smoke on the River 2016, Sacramento, CA.

Oct. 22, 2016: San Francisco BBQ Festival, San Francisco, CA.

Nov. 5, 2016: CBBQA Holiday Menu Class, Orange, CA.

Nov. 12-13, 2016: Indio California State BBQ Championship and Festival, Indio, CA.

Jan. 14, 2017: CBBQA Awards Banquet.

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

Feb. 3-5, 2017: CBBQA QFest & BBQBivouac.

March 4, 2017: Palm Desert Inaugural BBQ & Beer Championship, Palm Desert, CA.


CTBA

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

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Bartlett Friendship BBQ, Bartlett, TX. Contact: Norman Lange, 254-527-4461.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Midlothian, Midlothian, TX. Contact: Michael Bower, 817-996-8733.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: First Annual Lights & Sirens BBQ Cookoff, Nolanville, TX. Contact: Mike Olson, 254-258-8171 or David Biels, 254-220-3052.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Bob Miracle, Temple, TX. Contact: Patsy Hoelscher, 254-931-9039.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Temple Jaycees, Temple, TX. Contact: Garrett Ashby, 254-721-1944.

Oct. 22, 2016: 1st Annual Headwaters For Heroes, Harper, TX. Contact: Damon Clar, 830-739-1328.

Oct. 28-29, 2016: Kerr County Fair, Kerrville, TX. Contact: Chad Parker, 830-928-4221.


FBA

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

Sept. 2-5, 2016: FBA Funcook, Perry, FL.

Sept. 8, 2016: Double T's BBQ Throwdown, Davenport, FL. Contact: Angela Iverson, 407-697-4077 or email: aiver@att.net.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Smokin' Pig Fest, Lake City, FL. Contact: Wanda Jones, 863-752-8822.

Oct. 1, 2016: Just Grillin's Eggs by the Bay Egg Fest & BBQ Cook-Off, Tampa, FL. Website: www.justgrillinflorida.com/eggsbythebay/.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Fine Swine At The Pit, Mulberry, FL. Contact: Bonnie Titus, 863-712-0625 or email: bonnie@cityofmulberryfl.com.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Phi Delta Kappa BBQ Cook-Off, Odessa, FL. Contact: Sean Hylton, 813-917-1866 or email: shylton@allprodm.com.

Nov. 12, 2016: Jefferson County Fair & BBQ Cook-Off, Monticello, FL. Contact: Katrina Richardson, email: info@monticellojeffersonfl.com.

Nov. 18-19, 2016: Smokin' Flamingo BBQ & Music Festival, Jacksonville, FL. Contact: David S. Haskett, 904-838-7290.

Nov. 18-19, 2016: Grills Gone Wild BBQ Competition, Panama City, FL. Contact: Gus Brand, 662-315-4491 or email: gus.brand@ommunitybank.net.

Nov. 19, 2016: Grillers Gone Wild BBQ Festival, South Daytona, FL. Contact: Greg Bartholomew, 386-322-3070 or email: gbartholomew@southdaytona.org.

Dec. 2-3, 2016: Orange Blossom Revue, Lake Wales, FL. Contact: Rusty Ingley or Caitlin Meadows, 863-845-6562.

Dec. 9-10, 2016: Southern Pines Blues & BBQ, Perry, FL. Contact: Dawn Taylor, 850-584-5366.

Jan. 6, 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, 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, 2017: Pigz in Z'hills BBQ & Blues, Zephyrhills, FL. Website: zephryhillschamber.org.


GBA

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

Sept. 2-3, 2016: Smoking Up the Mountains, East Ellijay, GA. Contact: Gary Lamb, 404-210-3025 or email: gary@bbqandbrews.com. Website: www.bbqandbrews.com.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: South Georgia BBQ & Outdoor Festival, Douglas, GA. Contact: Georgia Henderson, 912-383-0277 or email: BBBFest@cityofdouglas.com. Website: www.cityofdouglas.com/bbqFest.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Doc Holiday BBQ Championship, Griffin, GA. Contact: Will Doss, 770-228-4699.

Oct. 21-22, 2016: Deep Roots Festival BBQ Contest, Milledgeville, GA. Contact: Frank Pendergast, 478-414-4014. Website: deeprootsfestival.com.

Oct. 28-29, 2016: Johnson Co. Wiggly & Twist, Wrightsville, GA. Contact: Wrightsville-Johnson Co. Chamber of Commerce, 478-864-7200 or 478-232-7843.

Nov. 11-12, 2016: Smokin Pork N Butts, Jackson, GA. Contact: Wayne Rosser, 770-775-6367 or 678-925-9782.

Dec. 2-3, 2016: 4th Annual Moultrie Moose Lodge #1158 BQ Cook-off, Moultrie, GA. Contact: Cecil Hinson, 229-891-1103 or Travis Webb, 229-456-1387.

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.


IBCA

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

Sept. 2-3, 2016: Flip Flop Festival, Port Lavaca, TX. Contact: Tania, 361-920-9788 or email: bbq@portlavacachamber.org.

Sept. 2-3, 2016: Barbecue on the Banks of the Guadalupe, New Braunfels, TX. Contact: Daniel Campos, 956-605-1622 or email: campd6032@yahoo.com.

Sept. 2-3, 2016: Noah 47, Naples, TX. Contact: Brad Caraway, 903-573-2820 or email: brad.caraway@yahoo.com.

Sept. 3-4, 2016: Duval 4H Shooting Club BBQ, Benavides, TX. Contact: Jennika, 361-256-4591.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: PWC 4th BBQ, Adkins, TX. Contact: Wayne, 210-347-9620 or email: waynepieniazek@gmail.com.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Septemberfest, Cranfills Gap, TX. Contact: Brooks, 254-652-3161 or email: brooks42006@hotmail.com.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Forest Hill Lions Club, Forest Hill, TX. Contact: Johnny Horton, 817-572-2334 or email: Johnny@hortontree.com.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Bubba Can Cook, Navasota, TX. Contact: Dianna Westmoreland, 936-825-8095 or email: ostrich@txcyber.com.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Lake Ray Roberts Area Elks Fall Cook Off, Sanger, TX. Contact: Barbara, 940-595-6326 or email: bscheffler@rocketmail.com.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Wild Duck Marina 4th Annual Best Dam Cookoff in Texas, Lake Brownwood, TX. Contact: Stacy Reitz, 625-200-7349 or email: bestdamntxbbq@yahoo.comm.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Heroes' Fest Hosted by VFW 4853, Jourdanton, TX. Contact: Jeff Rankin, 210-262-9758 or email: command@vfwpost4852.org.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Faith Country Cook-Off, Midland, TX. Contact: Aaron or Katie Stephens, 432-638-3535 or email: Katie_stephens@ymail.com.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: VFW Annual Freedom Festival, Lytle, TX. Cotnact: Rick, 210-870-4162 or email: pjfintel@yahoo.com.

Sept. 16-17, 2106: Yellow Rose Propane BBQ & Concert, Joshua, TX. Contact: Larry, 870-648-8241 or email: contactus@chisholmtrade.com.

Sept. 16-17, 2106: First Shot BBQ, Gonzales, TX. Contact: Shirley, 830-857-4142.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: 16th Annual Wild West Festival BBQ Cook Off, Springtown, TX. Contact: Joe, 817-454-0037 or email: info@springtownchamber.org.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Briscoe County Cook Off, State Championshiup, Silverton, TX. Contact: Wylie Bomar, 806-777-1664 or email: wbomar@suddenlink.net.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: 8th Annual Pharr HubPhest, State Championship, Pharr, TX. Contact: Iselda Garza, 956-402-4004 or emai: iselda.garza@pharr-tx.gov.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: McGregor Founders Day, McGregor, TX. Cotnact: Donna Conrad, 254-855-4733 or email: dangergail@aol.com.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: VFW Post 1839 Fall BBQ, Cleveland, TX. Contact: Jill Blankenship, 281-460-0139.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Schertzfest BQ Cook Off, Bridgeport, TX. Contact: Terry, 940-210-9495 or email: tlong@cityofbridgeport.net.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Mabank Jubilee, Mabank, TX. Contact: John, 903-603-0500 or email: jholcomb@cityofforney.org.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Colorado County Fair/Eddie Orange BBQ, Columbus, TX. Contact: Rhonda, 979-932-2579.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Buckin' For Boobs Bull Riding & BBQ Cook-Off, Robstown, TX. Contact: Dawn Heald, 281-389-0573 or email: dawn@ads-venturemedia.com.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: 6th Annual Steve Mayberry Memorial, State Championship, Carrollton, TX. Contact: Dave Calvery, 467-744-7939 or emai: 99cosmo@gmail.com.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Levelland Vol. Fire Dept. Cook Off, Levelland, TX. Contact: Justin Henry, 806-781-1512 or email: lfdbarbecuecookoff@gmail.com.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Texas Rice Festival, Winnie, TX. Contact: Sissy Leger, 409-296-4404 or email: trf01@windstream.net.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Holly's Hope for "No More Fears, No More Tears", Lubbock, TX. Contact: Chip Combs, 806-773-4603 or email: mspress31163@yahoo.com.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Pit Kings Cook-Off, Laredo, TX. Contact: Felix Nunez, 956-319-5679 or email: felixnunez108@hotmail.com.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: East Montgomery County Fair, New Caney, TX. Contact: David Rogers, 713-822-4060.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Canadian River Beach Club Calf Fry & BBQ Cook Off, Canadian, TX. Contact: Kimbra Julian, 806-323-9413 or email: thecorycameron@gmail.com.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Hill County Cotton Pickin' Fair, Hillsboro, TX. Contact: Chris Moore, 254-582-2119 or email: cmoore@hillsborotx.org.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: Recess on the River "Meals on Wheels" BBQ, Giddings, TX. Contact: Darlene, 979-540-0599 or email: dastange@ccaction.com.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: South Texas Fall Festival, Classic Car Show, & BBQ Cookoff, Robstown, TX. Contact: Michael Kelley, 832-708-9478 or email: info@southtexasfallfestival.com.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: Keller Lion's Club BBQ, Keller, TX. Contact: Jimmy, 817-307-9752 or email: jimmy@familyowned.net.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: Skidmore VFD Cook Off, Skidmore, TX. Contact: Rick, 361-756-9641.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: Guadalupe County Fair BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Seguin, TX. Contact: Sarah Louque, 830-379-6477 or email: g.c.f.a@global.net.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: Spawniac Cookers BBQ Cookoff, Houston, TX. Contact: Mike Lopez, 281-684-6669 or email: hml312000@yahoo.com.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: Franklin VFD BBQ Cookoff, Franklin, TX. Contact: Chris Brantner, 979-739-7025 or email: cbrantner1018@yahoo.com.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: VFW Post 4816 Piney Woods Classic, Porter, TX. Contact: Laurie, 713-247-9591 or email: lwiley@usaenviro.com.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: 2016 Rockwall Rib, Rub, Run & Roll, Rockwall, TX. Contact: Andrew, 972-772-6470 or email: aainsworth@rockwall.com.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: 2016 Night in Old Converse BBQ, Converse, TX. Contact: Sammy, 210-602-7502 or email: sperezjr610@yahoo.com.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: The Canyon Chamber Chow Down, Canyon, TX. Contact: Roger, 806-655-7815 or email: director@canyonchamber.org.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: Texas Sawmill Festival, New Caney, TX. Contact: Christian Shank, 281-359-
3133 or email: bobbi@gemcchamber.com.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Breast Cancer Awareness BBQ, TX State Championship, Midland, TX. Contact: Bob Lanham, 432-557-0044 or email: Robert_lanham@hotmail.com.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Spooky Waterfront, Gordonville, TX. Contact: Steve 972-935-1543.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: 3rd Annual Cowboy Ross Kickin' & Cookin' BBQ, Poteet, TX. Contact: Steve Edwards, 830-355-1425 or email: steve@cowboyross.org.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Harvest Christian Academy 4H Club 3rd Annual Cowboy Up Cook Off, Edinburg, TX. Contact: Jonathan Molina, 956-739-7941 or email: djm5livin4christ@yahoo.com.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Cuero Turkeyfest BBQ Cook-Off, Cuero, TX. Contact: Brenda Martin, 361-243-6114 or email: ctfbbq@hotmail.com. Website: www.turkeyfest.org.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Fall on the Frio, Concan, TX. Contact: Casey Whatley, 830-232-6625 or email: casey@friocountry.com.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: 1st Annual MDA Car & Que, Lufkin, TX. Contact: Shorty Jackson, 936-635-2253 or email: shorty.jackson@aol.com.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Leander VFW Hill Country Shootout, TX State Championship, Leander, TX. Contact: Scott Tuxhorn, 512-845-2832 or email: stuxhorn@wadeconstructiongroup.com.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Shriner's Benefit Trail Ride & BBQ Cook Off, Crosby, TX. Contact: John Orn, Jr., 713-628-3170 or email: johnorn@outlook.com.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Hootenannyon the Hill BBQ Cookoff, Kyle, TX. Contact: Jennifer Balderrama, 512-563-1454 or email: recreation@plumcreektxhoa.com.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Brews, Ewes & BBQ, San Angelo, TX. Contact: Delila Sudduth, 325-658-7588 or email: delila@suretytitleco.com.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Flying Pig & Grill Cantina Fall Festival Cook Off, Brownsville, TX. Contact: Hector Burnias, 956-554-8765 or email: jeceb@yahoo.com.

Oct. 14-15, 2016:  Bee County Go Texas "Blazin' Saddles", Beeville, TX. Contact: Scott, 361-350-5721 or email: reaganscott@rocketmail.com.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Benbrook BBQ, Benbrook, TX. Contact: Jamie, 817-249-4451 or email: Jamie.presley@benbrookchamber.org.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: CCSP Bar-B-Q Round Up, New Braunfels, TX. Contact: Mike, 210-669-0552 or email: mike-lcm@swbell.net.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Hooker's Smokin-HOT-BBQ Championship, Hooker, OK. Contact: Raymond, 580-652-2002 or email: parks@hookeroklahoma.net.

Oct. 14-15, 2106: Sinton Centennial BBQ Cook Off, Sinton, TX. Contact: Rose Simola, 832-788-6974 or email: roses@idworld.net.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Wild West Cookoff, Adkins, TX. Contact: Larry, 210-275-1854.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Goodwill Cook Off, Harlingen, TX. Contact: Marjorie Boudreaux, 361-884-40 or email: mboudreaux@goodwillsouthtexas.com.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: BBQ'n for Boobies Tomball VFW Post 2427, Tomball, TX. Contact: Candice Baines, 832-326-6909 or email: candibaines@gmail.com.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Rosevine/Gravel Hill Benefit, Hemphill, TX. Contact: Wade Tyson, 409-594-6353 or email: Tyson_wade@yahoo.com.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: El Dorado Chevrolet BBQ C/O & Custom Car Show benefiting the Guns & Hoses Foundation, McKinney, TX. Contact: Kevin Perry, 972-659-0125 or email: kperry@eldoradomotors.com.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Clear Lake Elks Lodge 2322, TX State Championship, Kemah, TX. Contact: Jim Ott, 713-829-2199 or email: j.ott1@verizon.net.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Christian Life Center Pumpkin Fest, Kingwood, TX. Contact: Brittany Rodriguez, 832-233-4138 or email: brist0703@gmail.com.

Oct. 21-22, 2016: MCL#1167 BBQ Cook Off, Sandia, TX. Contact: William Loosemore, 361-655-3449 or email: loosemorew@zhi.com.

Oct. 21-22, 2016: John Henry's 8th Annual "The Best Lil' Cook-Off in Texas", Houston, TX. Contact: Ernie Abercrombie, 281-272-1875 or email: spiceday@johnhenrysfoodproducts.com.

Oct. 21-22, 2016: National Championship BBQ Cook Off, Meridian, TX. Contact: 254-435-61 or email: www.ncbcmeridian.com. Website: www.mnbcmeridian.com.

Oct. 21-22, 2016: RCR Cook Off, Elsa, TX. Contact: Ruben Rodriguez, 956-650-8760 or email: elchivirico01@yahoo.com.

Oct. 21-22, 2016: Helotes 4-H Grillin & Chillin Cook Off, Helotes, TX. Contact: Jennifer Moore, 210-394-6799 or email: HelotesAuctionGroup@mail.com.

Oct. 28-29, 2016: Czhilispiel 44 Czhili & BBQ Cook Off, Flatonia, TX. Contact: Beverly Z Ponder, 361-865-3920 or email: flatoniacofc@sbcglobal.net. Website: www.czhilispiel.com.

Oct. 28-29, 2016: Midway VFD 11th Annual Bar-B-Que Cook-Off, Midway, TX. Contact: Sherry & Lance Ferguson, 936-347-7378 or email: sherry@frontierpestcontrol.biz.

Oct. 28-29, 2016: 4th Annual Father Jerimiah Knights of Columbus Scholarship Cook Off, San Manuel, TX. Contact: Adam Silva, 956-457-7977 or email: a.silva0312@aol.com.

Oct. 28-29, 2016: Pitts & Spitts 1st Annual Smokin' Hot Redneck Barbecue Cookoff at the Redneck Country Club, Stafford, TX. Contact: Ryan Zboril, 844-650-6250 or email: ryan@pittsandspitts.com.

Oct. 28-29, 2016: Harris County Fair BBQ, Spring, TX. Contact: Alex Dehart, 281-796-7608 or email: hcfcookoff@gmail.com.

Oct. 28-29, 2016: 1st Annual Mercy Salinas Memorial Fund BBQ Cook-Off & Dance, Wharton, TX. Contact: Robert Ramirez, 979-453-0048 or email: rob.ramirez26@gmail.com.

KCBS

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

Sept. 2-3, 2016: 6th Annual Smokin' in the Bogs, Warrens, WI. Contact: Jason Adler, 888-386-9644 or email: manager@jellystonewarrens.com.

Sept. 2-3, 2016: Rockin Apples Festival, Appleton City, MO. Contact: Emily Gilkey,. 660-492-0015 or email: emilygilkey@gmail.com.

Sept. 2-3, 2016:  Sam's Club National BBQ Tour, Ypsilanti, MI. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Sept. 2-3, 2016: Low Country Hog Fest, State Championship, Charleston, SC. Contact: Kelly Carroll, 843-554-1847 or email: Kelly@lowcountryharley.com.

Sept. 2-3, 2016: Homecoming 2016, State Championship, Vernon, IN. Contact: Kevin Dougherty, 812-592-6260 or email: doughboy.14@hotmail.com.

Sept. 2-3, 2016: Beach Boogie & BBQ Festival, Myrtle Beach, SC. Contact: Amie Lee, 843-855-0527 or email: info@palmettoeventproductions.com.

Sept. 3-4, 2016: Finger Lakes Fire & Smoke, State Championship, Geneva, NY. Contact: Rikk Foringer, 585-402-3508 or email: info@fingerlakesfireandsmoke.com.

Sept. 3-4, 2106: Bears Smokehouse New England BBQ Championship, State Championship, Hartford, CT. Contact: Charlie Myers, 860-713-3131 or email: cmyers@riverfront.org.

Sept. 3-4, 2016: Big Muddy Brew n Que (Competitor's Series), Winona, MN. Contact: Della Schmidt, 507-452-2272 or email: dschmidt@winonachamber.com.

Sept. 3-4, 2016: BBQ on the Bow, Calgary, Alberta, CA. Contact: Terry Brow, 403-650-2594 or email: 3rddegreebz@gmail.com.

Sept. 3-4, 2016: City of Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival, State Championship, Bedford, TX. Contact: Wendy Hartnett, 817-952-2128 or email: wendy.hartnett@bedfordtx.gov.

Sept. 3-4, 2016: Septemberfest BBQ & Ribeye Steak Cookoff Challenge, State Championship, Omaha, NE. Contact: Linda Morin, 402-346-4800 or email: Linda@omahafed.org.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Great Maine Barbecue Challenge, State Championship, Smugglers Den Campground. Contact: Frank Pendola, email: nostrano@roadrunner.com. Website: www.greatmainebbqchallenge.com.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: 12th Annual Recovery Fest/7th Annual BBQ State Championship, Richmond, VA. Contact: Honest Liller, 804-564-0132 or email: honesty@mcshin.org.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Puckaway Pigfest, State Championship, Montello, WI. Contact: Jessica Malsack, 920-295-3000 or email: pigfest@lacampaground.com.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Ribs, Rods & Rock'n Roll, Vermillion, SD. Contact: Jennifer French, email: jen@sdbbq.us.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Colorado Pork & Hops Challenge, State Championship, Grand Junction, CO. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Independence Fire & Ice BBQ, State Championship, Independence, MO. Contact: Paul Fray, 816-442-6117 or email: pfray@silversteineyecentersarena.com or Vicki Rew, vrew@silverversteineyecentersarena.com.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: The Tony Stone Cookeville Cookoff, State Championship, Cookeville, TN. Contact: Melinda Keifer, 931-260-5240 or email: mkeifer@cookeville-tn.org.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Derby BBQ Festival, Derby, KS. Contact: Janaé Springer, 316-788-1519 or email: janaespringer@derbyweb.com.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Decatur Jaycee's 22nd Annual Riverfest, State Championship, Decatur, AL. Contact: Leah Brown, 256-353-0157 or email: riverfestchair@yahoo.com.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Beak Week BBQ Challenge, State Championship, Goldsboro, NC. Contact: Lynn Grantham, 919-739-7484 or email: lgrantham@goldsboronc.gov.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Sam's Club National BBQ Tour, Kansas City, MO. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: International Goat Days Championship BBQ, State Championship, Millington, TN. Contact: Phillip Doyle, 731-499-1489 or email: igdchampionshipbbq@gmail.com.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Balloons, Blues & BBQ, State Championship, Bloomington, IN. Contact: Vanessa McClary, 812-327-8575 or email: vmmcclary@msn.com.

Sept. 10-11, 2016: Farm Meat "De Vaatse Hoeve" BBQ, Dongen, NL. Contact: Astrid Lodewijks, email: c.lodewihks@kpnmail.nl.

Sept. 10-11, 2016: Brixia 4 Star Championshipu, Brescia, IT. Contact: Alex Franzosi, 39-339-305-6772 or email: alex.franzosi@icloud.com.

Sept. 10-11, 2016: Philadelphia's Inaurgural Fire Up HOPE, Devon, PA. Contact: Sandy Fulton, 410-726-1881 or email: sandyfulton720@gmail.com.

Sept. 10, 2016: Burger Battle at the View (Competitor's Series), Gulfport, MS. Contact: Stacy Landry, 228-314-2103 or email: viewque@gmail.com.

Sept. 10-11, 2016: St. Louis 1st Annual Kosher BBQ Cookoff (Competitor's Series), Olivette, MO. Contact: Mindy Woolf, 314-239-2327 or email: mwoolf2002@gmail.com.

Sept. 10-11, 2016: BBQ Off the Bypass, Langley, British of Columbia, CA. Contact: Angie Quaale, 604-728-0560 or email: angie@wellseasoned.ca.

Sept. 16-17, 2106: Tilley Harley-Davidson Biker, Blues, BBQ Ralley & BBQ Classic, State Championship, Salisbury, NC. Contact: Gary Moss, email: gary.moss9@gmail.com.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Gills & Grills Bass & BBQ Festival, State Championship, Dayton, TN. Contact: Tim Patterson, email: cap37415@yahoo.com.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Jesse James Barbeque Cook Out, State Championship, Kearney, MO. Contact: Larry Pratt, email: lpratt2@kc.rr.com, or Valerie Fort, vfort@kearneyfire.org.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Bands & BBQ at the Point, State Championship, Carrollton, KY. Contact: Misty Wheeler, 502-732-7036 or email: director@carrolltontourism.com.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Rock'n Ribville (GBC Qualifier), State Championship, Lawrenceville, GA. Contact: Jody Herrin, 678-407-6598 or email: jodyherrin@lawrencevillega.org.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Tri City BBQ Fest, State Championship, Denison, IA. Contact: Michele Ertz, 712-269-6622 or email: mertz@cdcia.org.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Sam's Club National BBQ Tour (Regional), Madison, WI. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Nebo Fall Festival & BBQ Competition, State Championship, Nebo, NY. Contact: Brain & Shannon Kelly, 270-836-0760 or email: kelleybrian@bellsouth.net.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: KTD Smokin' Gobbler Cook-Off, State Championship, Worthington, MN. Contact: Nathan Holt, 507-372-2919 or email: agoettig@frontier.com.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Butler Chambers Barbeque & Huckster's Day, State Championship, Butler, MO. Contact: Lee Anna Schawengerdt, 660-679-3380 or email: director@butlerchamber.com.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Cherokee Strip BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Ponca City, OK. Contact: Jan Emo, 580-716-4893 or email: Janice.emo@outlook.com or Leasha Moser, 580-262-1818 or email: leasha.moser@yahoo.com.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: 2nd Annual Hot Q's & Cold Brews BBQ Championship, State Championship, Oroville, CA. Contact: Ben Lobenstein, 415-683-0784 or email: ben@fireitupevents.com.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Battle of the Brisket, State Championship, Mission, KS. Contact: Christy Humerickhouse, 816-726-7497 or email: chumerickhouse@missionks.org.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Rock'n Brews & BBQ Festival, State Championship, Nampa, ID. Contact: Michelle Robinson, 208-465-8148 or email: mrobinson@idahopress.com.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Currituck Heritage Festival, Powells Point, NC. Contact: Kola Lynch, 252-435-2947 or email: kola.lynch@curritcukcountync.gov.

Sept. 17-18, 2016: Table, Rocks, Boats & Bones, State Championship, Kimberling City, MO. Contact: Cindy Rains, 417-335-9233 or email: crains@whiteriver.org.

Sept. 17-18, 2016: Que by the Sea, State Championship, Seaside Heights, NJ. Contact: Danielle Triolo, 732-830-3700 or email: info@exit82.com.

Sept. 17-18, 2016:  Het BBQ Kampionenschap Van Het Waasland, Nikiaas, Belgium, BE. Contact: Dave Heyninck, email: boomderappels@hotmail.com.

Sept. 17-18, 2016: Mazomanie BBQ Fest, State Championship, Mazomanie, WI. Contact: David Allen, 608-333-3823 or email: david@dpallen.com.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Smokin Butt & Tires (GBC Qualifier), Conyers, GA. Contact: Dick Mulloy, 404-934-9728 or email: dmulloy7@gmail.com.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Murphysboro BBQ Cookoff, State Championship, Murphysboro, IL. Contact: Becky Streuter, 618-528-9402 or email: becky@17bbq.com.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Shawnee Great Grillers State Championship, State Championship, Shawnee, KS. Contact: Tonya Lecuru, 913-742-6402 or email: tlecuru@cityofshawnee.org.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Bryant's Buzzin BBQ Bash, State Championship, Bryant, AR. Contact: RaeAnn Fields, email: raeann@bryantchamber.com.

Sept. 23-25, 2016: Porktoberque, Dothan, AL. Contact: Kerry Farrell, 334-699-1475 or email: kerry@themaineventweb.com. Website: porktoberque.com.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Smoking in the Golden Valley, State Championship, Clinton, MO. Contact: Sarah Myers, sarah.myers@alphamediausa.com, Jim Kech, jim.keck@alphamedia.com, or Jennifer Schlagle, Jennifer.schlagle@alphamediausa.com, or call 660-885-6141.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Carnivores Classic, State Championship, Missoula, MT. Contact: Amy Nack, 406-214-4068 or email: amy.nack@umontana.edu.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Butts and Beans BBQ Challenge, State Championship, Newton, NC. Contact: Noel Kay, 828-455-8914 or email; buttsandbeans@gmail.com or Alan Rothrock, arock4bbq@gmail.com.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Smoke in the Park, State Championship, Lemoyne, PA. Contact: Todd Shadle, 717-737-2924 or email: tshadle@wsbf.org.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Bikes, Blues & BBQ, State Championship, Fayetteville, AR. Contact: Clyde Phelps, c.phelps100@yahoo.com or Duane Kovach, duanekkovach@gmail.com or call 479-446-5863.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Brew, Barbecue & Oysters Too!, Cape Charles, VA. Contact: Sandy Fulton, sandyfulton720@gmail.com or Daina Behe, dbehe@burbageproperties.com or call 410-726-1881.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Jammin' in JC BBQ Contest, State Championship, Junction City, KS. Contact: Lance Custer, 785-226-0438 or email: lance.custer@gmail.com.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Oinktoberfest BBQ Cookoff, State Championship, Clarence, NY. Contact: Katy Toth, 716-759-8483 or email: katy@oinktoberfest.com.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Sam's Club National BBQ Tour (Regional), Midwest City, OK. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Grillin & Chillin, State Championship, Owensboro, KY. Contact: Kenny Jackson, 270-302-1007 or email: k58jackson@yahoo.com or Bill & Debby Glenn, 270-993-5125 or email: williamdeborah1@bellsouth.net.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Marshall County Blazin' BBQ & Bluegrass, State Championship, Plymouth, IN. Contact: Cori Humes, 574-936-1882 or email: ceh@visitmarshallcounty.org.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: BB Brew for Hope (Competitor's Series), Ft. Collins, CO. Contact: Andrew Stewart, 970-219-6227 or email: Andrew.d.r.stewart@gmail.com.

Sept. 24-25, 2016: 3rd Ruhrpott BBQ 2016, Waltrop NRW, DE. Contact: Tom Hermann, contest@palm-bbq.de.

Sept. 24-25, 2016: Red, White & Que, Cresskill, NJ. Contact: Dana Reed, 201-913-2712 or email: born2que@gmail.com.

Sept. 24, 2016: Barbeque on the Hill (Competitor's Series), Blue Island, IL. Contact: Bob Jones, 708-385-3350 or email: rjones@blueislandparks.org.

Sept. 24, 2016: First Tennessee Bank Muletown BBQ Cook-Off (Backyard), Columbia, TN. Contact: Merilee Meschefske, 931-388-8119 or email: mmeschefske@columbiatn.com.

Sept. 25, 2016: Oinktoberfest BBQ Cookoff, Clarence, NY. Contact: Katy Toth, 716-759-8483 or email: katy@oinktoberfest.com.

Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2016: Hog Wild BBQ Festival, State Championship, Corinth, MS. Contact: Brent Johnson, 662-418-3661 or email: brent@mainstreetcorinth.com.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: Que & Cruz, Louisa, VA. Contact: Bill Small, 540-223-6329 or email: billthegrillguy@msn.com.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: Jim Beam BBQ Classic, Springfield, KY. Contact: Ralph Blandford, email: blandfordauction@bellsouth.net.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: Roast N Boast BBQ, State Champinship, Columbus, MS. Contact: Mike Law, 662-549-5054 or email: mikelaw724@gmail.com.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: 3rd Annual Smokin in Sapulpa, Sapulpa, OK. Contact: Linda Sands or Glen Sands, 918-430-8090 or email: elks1118eventsa@gmail.com.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: Squealin' on the Square, Laurens, SC. Contact: Jonathan Irick, 864-984-2119 or email: mail@mainstreetlaurens.org.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: Smoke on the Water – Guntersville (Backyard Only), Guntersville, AL. Contact: Brandon Brown, 256-673-0277 or email: gmvfd@yahoo.com.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: Downtown Jonesboro BBQ Festival, Jonesboro, AR. Contact: Jack Turner, 870-926-6611 or email: jackaturner0@gmail.com.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: Sam's Club National BBQ Tour Championship, Bentonville, AR. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Oct. 1-2, 2016: Getting Paid BBQ Competition, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada. Contact: Joe Semack, 780-533-7427 or email: bigjoe@motleyquebbq.com.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Bliss, Brews & Que, State Championship, Ft. Bliss, TX. Contact: Danaria McCoy, 303-579-6773 or email: dfarris@servicestarusa.net.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: The Real Squeal BBQ & Music Festival (GBC Qualifier), State Championship, Lyons, GA. Contact: Daphne Walker, 912-526-6445 or email: lyonsmainstreet@gmail.com.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Riverside Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival, State Championship, Greenfield, MA. Contact: Christy Moore, email: christmy@greenfield-ma.gov.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Bacon, Brew & Que, State Championship, Tuscaloosa, AL. Contact: Brook Nixon, 205-469-2410 or email: bnixon@rosenharwood.com.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Eastern Carolina BBQ Throwdown, State Championship, Rocky Mount, NC. Contact: Susan Phelps, 252-343-3201 or email: susan.ball@rockymountnc.gov.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Keystone Classic BBQ State Championship, State Championship, Harrisburg, PA. Contact: Morgan Firestine, email: kile@pa.gov.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Dana Point State BBQ Championship, Dana Point, CA. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Go Hog Wild Arkansas BBQ Championship, State Championship, Sheridan, AR. Contact: Jake Easley, 870-917-7878 or email: gohogwildbbq@yahoo.com.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Grillin & Chillin BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Waxhaw, NC. Contact: Lisa Hoffman, 704-843-2195 or email: events@waxhaw.com.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: BBQ & Blues on the Levee, State Championship, Helena, AR. Contact: Teresa Patton, 870-753-2023 or email: teresapatton59@hotmail.com.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Cookin on the Kaw, State Championship, DeSoto, KS. Contact: Sara Ritter, 913-583-1585 or email: sritter@desotoks.org; or Tracy Culver, email: tculver@desotoks.org.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Downtown BBQ Throwdown, Hattiesburg, MS. Contact: Brain Saffle, 601-270-5424 or email: downtownbbqshowdown@gmail.com.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Pig Mania Marion, Marion, OH. Contact: Dan Hurst, 614-223-1530 or email: dhurst@pigmaniabbq.com.

Oct. 8-9, 2016: 4th Annual BBQ Society Cook-off, Hoofddorp, Netherlands, NC. Contact: Frits de Jonge, +31 6 21 553009 or email: frits@bbqsociety.nl.

Oct. 8, 2016: Glendive Chamber of Commerce BBQ in Badlands (Backyard), Glendive, MT. Contact: Christine Whititch, 406-377-5601 or email: Christine@glendivechamber.com.

Oct. 8-9, 2016: Smoke on the Water Barbecue CHampionship, State Championship, Atlantic City, NJ. Contact: Ron Cates, 870-536-8175 or email: ronnie@catesandcompany.com.

Oct. 8-9, 2016: Leavenworth Breakout BBQ, Levenworth, KS. Contact: Gerald Hansen, 913-547-4884 or email: ghansenjr@kc.rr.com.

Oct. 11-12, 2016: Holmes Drywall BBQ Cookoff (Invitational Competitor's Series), Kansas City, MO. Contact; Jeanne McGrath, 816-215-7924 or email: jmcgrath@holmesdrywall.com.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Smoking in the Foothills, State Championship, Lenoir, NC. Contact: Mike Kilby, email: smokinginthefoothills@gmail.com.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Big Buffalo Crossing BBQ Cookoff, State Championship, Munfordville, KY. Contact: Coni Sheppard, 270-524-4752 or email: conimtourism@gmail.com.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: 11th Annual Lambs Farm Barn Burner Bar-B-Q, State Championship, Libertyville, IL. Contact: Kathy McMeins, 847-990-3749 or email: kmcmeins@lambsfarm.org.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Mid-South BBQ Festival, State Championship, Mount Pleasant, TN. Contact: Hugh Johnson, 931-379-9837 or email: dmorency@visitmountpleasanttn.com.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Balloons, Blues & Barbeque, Parsons, KS. Contact: Aquila Winchell, 620-421-2365 or email: info4parsonsbbq@gmail.com.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Smoke on the River, State Championship, Sacramento, CA. Contact: Susan Rabinovitz, 916-716-2319 or email: susan@sacremtnoartcouncil.org.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Harper County Bullseye BBQ, State Championship, Harper, KS. Contact: Kimberly Schrant, 620-845-0397 or email: Kimberly.schrant@us.gt.com.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Anchor City Cook Off, State Championship, Centralia, MO. Contact: Ginny Zoellers, 573-682-2272 or email: ginny@centraliamochamber.com.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Ohio Smoked Meat & BBQ Festival, State Championship, Nelsonville, OH. Contact: Dan Pfeiffer, 740-753-4346 or email: ohiobbq@gmail.com.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Shenandoah Valley BBQ Fest, State Championship, Woodstock, VA. Contact: Tom Eshelman or Dawn Burch, 504-459-3867 or email: dburch@sahencofair.com.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: CIBR-BBQ Central Illinois Bragging Right BBQ, State Championship, Arthur, IL. Contact: George Fritz, 217-543-2766 or email: bbq@arthuril.com.

Oct. 21-22, 2016: Border War Barbeque, State Championship, Osawatomie, KS. Contact: Don Cawby, 913-755-1944 or email: borderwarbbq@gmail.com.

Oct. 21-22, 2016: Smokin' The Fort-BBQ & Bluegrass Festival, State Championship, Fort Gibson, OK. Contact: Alissa Gage, 918-478-4780 or email: smokinthefort@gmail.com.

Oct. 21-22, 2016: Best of the Midwest BBQ Cook-off, State Championship, Union Grove, WI. Contact: Liz Schwertfeger, 262-878-4606 or email: pumpkinchuckinfest@gmail.com.

Oct. 21-22, 2016: Boo-B-Que, State Championship, Rehobeth Beach, DE. Contact: Sandy Fulton, 410-726-1881 or email: sandyfulton720@gmail.com.

Oct. 21-22, 2016: San Francisco BBQ Festival BBQ Competition, State Championship, San Francisco, CA. Conatct: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeeents.com.

Oct. 21-22, 2016: 2016 Greenbriar Blaze Off & Senior Q, State Championship, Independence, MO. Contact: David Fennell, 816-257-5100 or email: dfennell@watermarkcommunities.com.

Oct. 21-22, 2016: Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitation Barbecue, Lynchburg, TN. Contact: Debbie Christian or Pam Hess, 931-759-6332 or email: Debbie_christian@b-f.com.

Oct. 28-29, 2016: Dickson County Smoke Fest, State Championship, Dickson, TN. Contact: Rhonda Adams, 615-446-2349 or email: Rhonda@dicksoncountychamber.com.

Oct. 28-30, 2016: USA Barbecue Championship, Laughlin, NV. Contact: Ron Cates, 870-536-8175 or email: ronnie@catesandcompany.com.

Oct. 28-30, 2016: 37th Annual American Royal World Series of Barbecue (Invitational), Kansas City, KS. Contact: Emily Park, 816-569-4021 or email: emilyp@americanroyal.com or Eric Pew, 816-569-4021 or email: ericp@americanroyal.com.

Oct. 28-29, 2016: Rock Springs BBQ Bash, State Championship, Black Canyon City, AZ. Contact: Tom Duncan, Jr., 480-209-9685 or email: wrbbq7@gmail.com.

Oct. 29-30, 2016: 2nd Annual Dallas Kosher BBQ Championship (Competitor's Series), Dallas, TX. Contact: Sandy Dorf, 817-946-3708 or email: info@dallaskosherbbq.com.

Oct. 29-30, 2016: 37th Annual American Royal World Series of Barbecue (Open), State Championship, Kansas City, KS. Contact: Emily Park, 816-569-4021 or email: emilyp@americanroyal.com or Eric Pew, 816-569-4021 or email: ericp@americanroyal.com.


LSBS

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

Sept. 2-3, 2016: 2nd Annual Kimble County Cook-Off, Junction, TX.

Sept. 2-3, 2016: Celebrate Bandera, Bandera, TX.

Set. 3-4, 2016: Fayette County Fair BBQ, La Grange, TX.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: VFW/LAVFW Post 6115, Elgin, TX.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: King of Coal, Brerham, TX.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: TAFR Wild Game, Pasadena, TX.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Shin Oak Springs BBQ, Gorman, TX.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Little River 18th Annual World Championship Bean & BBQ, Academy, TX.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Cactus, Critters, & Cocktails, Santa Anna, TX.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: We Got Yer Goat, Johnson City, TX.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Leander, TX.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Chisholm Trail Round-Up, Lockhart, TX.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Jeffery Ingram Memorial, Magnolia, TX.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Early, TX.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Pray 4 Trey Benefit, Denton, TX.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Shrine Club, State Championship, Ardmore, TX.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Fort Griffin BBQ "Battle for the Blade" Work Championship Dove Cook-Off, Albany, TX.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Pow-Wow BBQ Cookoff, State Championship, Comanche, TX.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Red River Smokeout, Wichita Falls, TX.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: Kare for Kids BBQ, Longview, TX.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: Red River Battle, State Championship, Vernon, TX.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: VFW Post 7835 Oktoberfest Bar-B-Que, Grandbury, TX.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: Annual Coleman County Fiesta de la Paloma, Coleman, TX.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: Manorfest, Manor Lions Club, Manor, TX.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Dead Cow, Wichita Falls, TX.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Just-hav'n fun BBQ Cook-Off, Brownwood, TX.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Oct Fest, Rising Fest, TX.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: HCCO Hill Country, State Championship, Lockhart, TX.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Sheffield VFW, Sheffield, TX.

Oct. 21-22, 2016: Kyle Hogwash Feral Hog & BBQ Cook-off, Gregg-Clarke Park, Kyle, TX. Website: www.KyleHogwash.com.

Oct. 21-22, 2016: 2nd Annual Iowa Park FFA Alumni BBQ, Iowa Park, TX.

Oct. 28-29, 2016: Bark B Que, Hutto, TX.

Nov. 4-5, 2016: Post 855 Wounded Hearts of San Antonio, Poth, TX.

Nov. 4-5, 2016: Red River BBQ Battle & Bacon Fest, Vernon, TX.

Nov. 4-5, 2016: Veterans Border Fest, Laredo, TX.

Nov. 11-12, 2016: Wild Hog Cook-off, State Championship, Crowell, TX.

Nov. 11-12, 2016: Cooking for Courage, Magnolia, TX.

Nov. 18-19, 2016: LSBS State Championship, Burnet, TX.

Dec. 2-3, 2016: Thin Blue Line BBQ, Carrizo Springs, TX.


MABA

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

Sept. 3-4, 2016: Finger Lakes Fire & Smoke, State Championship, Geneva, NY. Contact: Rikk Foringer, 585-402-3508 or email: info@fingerlakesfireandsmoke.com. Website: www.fingerlakesfireandsmoke.com.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: 12th Annual Recovery Fest/7th Annual BBQ State Championship, Richmond, VA. Contact: Honesty Liller, 804-564-0132 or email: hontesty@mcshin.org. Website: www.bbq.mcshin.org.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Beak Week BBQ Challenge, Goldsboro, NC. Contact: Lynn Grantham, 919-739-7484 or email: lgrangtham@goldsborono.gov. Website: www.beakweek.org.

Sept. 10-11, 2016: Philadelphia's Inaugural Fire Up Hope, Devon, PA. Contact: Sandy Fulton, 410-726-1881 or email: sandyfulton720@gmail.com. Website: www.helphopelive.org.

Sept. 16-18, 2016: Que by the Sea, Seaside Heights, NJ. Contact: Danielle Triolo, 732-830-3700 or email: info@exit82.com. Website: www.exit82.com.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Tilley Harley-Davidson Biker Blues BBQ Rally and BBQ Classic, Salisbury, NC. Contact: Gary Moss, email: gary.moss9@gmail.com. Website: www.bikerbluesbbqrally.com.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Currituck Heritage Festival, Powells Point, NC. Contact: Kola Lynch, 252-435-2947 or email: kola.lynch@currituckcountync.gov. Website: www.visitcurrituck.com/events/heritage-festival-bulls-bbq-edition.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Smoke in the Park, Lemoyne, PA .Contact: Todd Shadle, 717-737-2924 or email: tshadle@wsbf.org. Website: www.wsbf.org.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Sunset Beach Brew N Que, Cape Charles, VA. Contact: Sandy Fulton, email: sandyfulton720@gmail.com or Daina Behe, 410-726-1881 or email: dbehe@burbageproperties.com. Website: www.sunsetbeachbbq.com.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Butts and Beans BBQ Challenge, Newton, NC. Contact: Noel Kay, 828-455-8914 or email: buttsandbeans@gmail.com or Alan Rothrock, email: arock4bbq@gmail.com. Website: www.buttsandbeans.com.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Oinktoberfest BBQ Cookoff,; Clarence, NY. Contact: Katy Toth, 716-759-8483 or email: katy@oinktoberfest.com. Website: www.oinktoberfest.com.

Sept. 24-25, 2016: Red, White & Que, Cresskill, NJ. Contact: Dana Reed, 201-913-2712 or email: born2que@gmail.com. Website: www.rwqbbq.com.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: Que & Cruz, Louisa, VA. Contact: Bill Small, 540-223-6329 or email: billthegrillguy@msn.com. Website: www.queandcruz.com.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Keystone Classic BBQ, Harrisburg PA. Contact: Morgan Firestine, email: kile@pa.gov. Website: www.keystoneinternational.state.pa.us.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Eastern Carolina BBQ Throw Down, Rocky Mount, NC. Contact: Susan Phelps, 252-343-3201 or email: susan.ball@rockymountnc.gov. Website: www.bbqthrowdown.net.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Grill'n & Chill'n BBQ Cook-off, Waxhaw, NC. Contact: Lisa Hoffman, 704-843-2195 or email: events@waxhaw.com. Website: www.waxhaw.com/grillnandchilln.

Oct. 8-9, 2016: Smoke on the Water Barbecue Championship, Atlantic City, NJ. Contact: Ron Cates, 870-536-8175 or email: ronnie@catesandcompany.com. Website: www.smokeonthewaterbbq.com.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Shenandoah Valley BBQ Fest, Woodstock, VA. Contact: Tom Eshelman or Dawn Burch, 504-459-3867 or email: dburch@shencofair.com. Website: www.shencofair.com.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Smoking in the Foothills, Lenoir, NC. Contact: Mike Kilby. Website: www.smokinginthefoothills.com.

Oct. 21-22, 2016: Boo-B-Que, Rehobeth Beach, DE. Contact: Sandy Fulton, 410-726-1881 or email: sandyfulton720@gmail.com.

Oct. 28-29, 2016: Commander Brew N Que, Ocean City, MD. Contact: Sandy Fulton, 410-726-1881 or email: sandyfulton720@gmail.com.

Nov. 4-5, 2016: Hog Happnin, Shelby, NC. Contact: Jerry Gardner, 704-482-4202 or email: teams@hoghappnin.com. Website: www.hoghappnin.com.

Nov. 12-13, 2016: Six Flags Great Adventure Thrillin' & Grillin' BBQ Competition, Jackson, NJ. Contact: Kathy Bullock, 609-758-5400 or email: Kathy@gpsinc.net. Website: www.sixflags.com/greatadventure-specialevents.


MBN

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

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Smokin' on the White, Batesville, AR. Contact: Jim Butler, 870-307-5338 or email: ducksinbatesville@hotmail.com.

Sept. 22-24, 2016: Murphysboro BBQ Cook-Off, Murphysboro, IL. Contact: Mike Mills, 618-684-8902 or email: 618-599-8000 or email: becky@17bbq.com.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: The Great Ruleville Roast, Ruleville, MS. Contact: Elise Jenkins, 662-719-1675 or 662-756-2013 or email: elise@mspolicesupply.com or Pam Maxwell, 662-497-2575 or 662-497-2575 or email: prmaxwell@yahoo.com.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: Bartlett BBQ Fest, Bartlett, TN. Contact: David Parsons, 901-859-3381 or email: dparsonsconstruction@comcast.net.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: Grill in the Ville BBQ Competition, Jacksonville, AR. Contact: Dana Rozenski, 501-982-4171 or 501-626-1446 or email: drozenski@cityofjacksonville.com or Dana Rozenski, 501-962-4171 or 501-626-1446 or email: drozenski@cityofjacksonville.com.

Oct. 6-8, 2016: Porktoberfest, Memphis, TN. Contact: Jamison Totten, 901-230-2578 or email: jamisontotten@liveatthegarden.com.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Mississippi Delta State Barbeque Championship/Octoberfest, Cleveland, MS. Contact: Elise Jenkins, 662-719-1675 or 662-756-2013 or email: elise@mspolicesupply.com or Pam Maxwell, 662-497-2575 or 662-497-2575 or email: prmaxwell@yahoo.com.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Arlington BBQ Fallfest, Arlington, TN. Contact: Paige Eavenson, 901-488-7822 or email: teams@arlingtonbbq.com.

Oct. 21-22, 2016: Smokin' on The Rez, Ridgeland, MS. Contact: Bobby Cleveland, 601-506-0739 or email: bobbyc7754@yahoo.com or Pam Cleveland, 601-953-2739 or email: pam.cleveland@gmail.com.

Oct. 21-22, 2016: Greg Bland Memorial BBQ Shoot Out, Lake Village, AR. Contact: Amanda Box, 870-265-5977 or email: lvccdirector@sbcglobal.net.

Oct. 28-29, 2016: Butler Fest 2016, Butler, AL. Contact: Amy Doggett, 205-459-3795 or 601-616-4666 or email: butlerfest09@yahoo.com or Amy McDonald, 205-604-8068 or 205-604-9075 or email: amyjames38@yahoo.com.

Nov. 4-5, 2016: Big Pig Jig, Vienna, GA. Contact: Rhonda Lambert, 229-322-1596 or email: Rhonda@bigpigjigrhonda@bigpigjig.com.

Nov. 4-5, 2016: 15th Annual Ques, Blues, & Cruise BBQ Contest, Madison, MS. Contact: Keith Ohbert, 604-856-9690 or email: obertlaw@bellsouth.net.


MNBBQS

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

Sept. 2-3, 2016: Big Muddy Brew n' Que, Winona, MN. Website: www.winonaChamber.com

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Smokin' Gobbler Cook-off, Worthington, MN. Contact: Nathan Holt, 507-372-2919 or email: agoettig@frontier.com.

Sept. 17, 2016: Smoke N' Wright Fireman Fundraiser BBQ Contest, Saint Michael, MN. Email: smokenwright@midwestrubs.com.

Sept. 19, 2016: Smoke on the Range BBQ Rib Cook Off, Deerwood, MN.

Sept. 26, 2016: Scheels ND BBQ Championship, Fargo, ND. Website: www.ndbbq.com.

Oct. 3, 2016: Finlayson Backyard BBQ Competition, Finlayson, MN. Contact: Randy, 651-503-0257.


New England Barbeque Society

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

Sept. 2-4, 2016: Finger Lakes Fire & Smoke BBQ Festival, Lake Front Park, Seneca Lake. Contact: Rikk Foringer, 585-402-3508 or email: info@fingerlakesfireandsmoke.com. Website: www.fingerlakesfireandsmoke.com.

Sept. 3-4, 2016: Bear's Smokehouse New England BBQ Championships, Riverside Park, Hartford, CT. Contact: Josh Urrutia, 860-713-3131 ext. 329 or email: jurrutia@riverfront.org. Website: http://riverfront.org/events/bears-smokehouse-new-england-bbq-championships.

Sept. 9-11, 2016: Great Maine Barbecue Challenge, State Championship, Smugglers Den Campground. Contact: Frank Pendola, email: nostrano@roadrunner.com. Website: www.greatmainebbqchallenge.com.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Riverside Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival, Beacon Field, Greenfield, MA. Contact: Christy Moore, email: christym@greenfield-ma.gov. Website: http://www.riversidebluesandbbq.com.

Oct. 7, 2016: Jack Daniel's Smoke on the Water New Jersey State Barbecue Championship, Golden Nugget, Atlantic City, NJ. Contact: Ronnie Cates, 870-536-8175 or email: info@smokeonthewaterbbq.com. Website: www.smokeonthewaterbbq.com.


Texas Gulf Coast BBQ Cookers Association

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

Sept. 17, 2016: Schertz Fest, Schertz, TX. Contact: Natalie Keaney, 210-619-1636 or email: nkeaney@schertz.com.

Oct. 15, 2016: American Legion Post 393 BBQ Cookoff, Cleveland, TX.

Nov. 5, 2016: 8th Annual Jimmy "PeeWee" Wells Memorial Cookoff, Houston, TX. Contact: John Reynolds, 281-635-9098.

Nov. 12, 2016: Diamonds & Dollars, Houston, TX.


WORLD BARBECUE ASSOCIATION

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

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PACIFIC NORTH WEST BARBECUE ASSOCIATION

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

Sept. 3-4, 2016: Showdown at Juarez Canyon, Oregon City, OR.

Sept. 10, 2016: Josephine BBQ Festival, Stanwood, WA.

Sept. 17-18, 2016: Harvest Festival, Grand Coulee, WA.


SOUTHERN BARBECUE NETWORK

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

Sept. 2-3, 2016: Jamil Shrine BBQ Cook Off, Columbia, SC.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Uniquely Union.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Berkeley Lions BBQ Cook Off, Old Santee Canal State Park, Moncks Corner, SC.

Sept. 30-31, 2016: Smoke on the Beach, Myrtle Beach, SC.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: The SBN Championship Invitational.

Nov. 18, 2016: Tom Garrity Fire Fighters BBQ Challenge, Sumter, SC.


Steak Cookoff Association

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

Sept. 3, 2016: Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival Steak Cookoff, Bedford, TX.

Sept. 9, 2016: Septemberfest BBQ & Steak Cookoff, Cransfills, Gap, TX.

Sept. 9, 2016: Double T's BBQ Throwdown Steak Cookoff, Davenport, FL.

Sept. 9, 2016: Sticky Fingers BBQ & Steak Cookoff, Fordyce, AR.

Sept. 10, 2016: Azle Spring Fling Steak Cookoff, Azle, TX.

Sept. 10, 2016: The Sky's the Limit Balloon Spectacular Steak Cookoff, Gainesville, TX.

Sept. 17, 2016: BBQkampionschap Van Waasland, St. Nicolaas, Belgium.

Sept. 17, 2016: Smokin Possum Hollow Steak Cookoff, Graham, TX.

Sept. 23, 2016: 17th Street Praise the Lard Steak Cookoff, Murphysboro, IL.

Sept. 23, 2016: Steve Mayberry Memorial Steak Cookoff, Carrolton, TX.

Sept. 24, 2016: The Great Ruleville Grilling, Ruleville, MS.

Sept. 24, 2016: Pantegofest Steak Cookoff, Pantego, TX.

Sept. 24, 2016: Save Second Base Steak Cookoff, Synder, TX.

Sept. 25, 2016: Streekparade Cookoff, Almere, Netherlands.

Oct. 1, 2016: "The Chicago Steak Cookoff" with Sweet Baby Ray, Chicago, IL.

Oct. 1, 2016: Fiesta De La Paloma Steak Cookoff, Coleman, TX.

Oct. 1, 2016: Whiskey Bent BBQ Supply Steak & Wing Cookoff, Odessa, FL.

Oct. 8, 2016: Mid-West Steak Cookoff Championship, Van Buren, AR. Call Mindy, 580-656-0717.

Oct. 8, 2016: Miami Valley Casino Steak Cookoff, Lebanon, OH.

Oct. 8, 2016: Sweetwater Steak Cookoff, Sweetwater, TX.

Oct. 8, 2016: Fillin Station Grille Steak Throwdown, Southaven, MS.

Oct. 14, 2016: Harper County Bullseye BBQ & Steak Cookoff, Harper, KS.

Oct. 15, 2016: Celina Balloon Festival Steak Cookoff, Celina, TX.

Oct. 15, 2016: Mid South Great Steak Cookoff, West Memphis, AR.

Oct. 15, 2016: Grillin' for "The Girls" Steak Cookoff, Tomball, TX.

Oct. 22, 2016: "Good Ole Boys" Last Chance Steak Cookoff, White Hall, AR. Contact: Sandra Truman, 870-247-2399 or 870-872-1300 or email: Sandra.truman@whitehallar.org. Website: www.whitehallfoundersday.com.

Oct. 22, 2016: Danny Ferguson Memorial Scholarship Steak Cookoff, Whitesboro, TX.

Oct. 29, 2016: SCA Steak World Championship, Fort Worth, TX.

Nov. 18, 2016: Smokin' Flamingo BBQ & Music Festival, Jacksonville, FL.

Dec. 3, 2016: Winter Wonderland Steak Cookoff, Graham, TX.

Feb. 3, 2017: Humble Rodeo Steak Cookoff, Humble, TX.

March 31, 2017: Cedar Fest Steak Cookoff, Cedar Park, TX.

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

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

April 22, 2017: Wild, Wild West Fest Steak Cookoff, Andrews, TX.


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.


COOKING SCHOOLS

Sept. 2-4, 2016: Jack's Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA. Website: myronmixonsmokers.com/mms-cook-schools.

Sept. 10, 2016: CBBQA BBQ 101 Class, Orange, CA. Website: www.cbbqa.org.

Oct. 7-9, 2016: Jack's Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA. Website: myronmixonsmokers.com/mms-cook-schools.

Nov. 5, 2016: CBBQA Holiday Menu Class, Orange, CA. Website: www.cbbqa.org.

Nov. 11, 2016: Paul Kirk's Pitmaster Class (1 day class), Hoboken, GA. Contact: Ben Lang, 800-462-4629 or email: info@pigroast.com.

Nov. 12, 2016: Paul Kirk's Pitmaster Class (1 day class), Hoboken, GA. Contact: Ben Lang, 800-462-4629 or email: info@pigroast.com.

Nov. 18, 2016: Jack's Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA. Website: myronmixonsmokers.com/mms-cook-schools.

Dec. 2-3, 2016: Cookshack and Fast Eddy™ Competition Cooking Class, Pioneer Technology Center, Ponca City, OK. Instructors: David Bouska and Ed Maurin. Website: www.cookshack.com/store/Cooking-Classes.

Jan. 7, 2017: CBBQA Judging Workshop North, Alameda Elks Club. Website: www.cbbqa.org.

Jan. 21, 2017: CBBQA Judging Workshop South, UC Riverside. Website: www.cbbqa.org.


JUDGING SCHOOLS

Sept. 2, 2016: FBA Judges' Seminar, Perry, FL. Contact: Steve Brumm, email@ad4wt@aol.com.

Sept. 24, 2016: SBN Judge Certification Class, Myrtle Beach, SC. Website: www.sbbqn.com.

Dec. 2, 2016: KCBS Judging Class, Pioneer Technology Center, Ponca City, OK. Instructor: Merle Whitebook. Website: www.cookshack.com/store/Cooking-Classes.


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