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EVENTS

AKBBQA

Aug. 3, 2014: 2014 Tannana Valley FairBQ.

For more information, visit the AKBBQA website at www.alaskabbq.org


CBBQA

For more information, visit the CBBQA website at www.CBBQA.com

Aug. 2, 2014: Oaktown Throwdown, Oakland, CA.

Aug. 9, 2014: Brentwood Cook Off & Car Show II, Brentwood, CA.

Aug. 9-10, 2014: Ribs, Pigs & Watermelon Day, Huntington Beach, CA.

Aug. 16, 2014: CA Northstate BBQ Championship Round 3, location TBA.

Aug. 16, 2014: Ontario’s Best BBQ Backyarder IV, Ontario.

Aug. 23, 2014: 6th Smoke on the Water, Lakeport, CA.

Aug. 23, 2014: Ceres BBQ Challenge & Music Fest, Ceres, CA.

Sept. 6, 2014: Smoke on the River, Sacramento, CA.

Sept. 13, 2014: 2nd Annual Rubstock BBQ Championship, El Dorado Hills, CA.

Sept. 20, 2014: CA Northstate BBQ Championship Round 4/Finals, Oroville, CA.

Sept. 27, 2014: Mission Beach Centennial Party & BBQ, San Diego, CA.

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

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

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

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

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


CTBA

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

Aug. 30, 2014: Knights of Columbus (Council 10309), Somerville, TX. Contact: Joe Gonzales, email: joegonzales@texasbb.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Little River Catfish Association. Contact: Daniel Bales, 254-780-6171.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Bartlett Cook-Off.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: McGregor Founder’s Day Annual Cookoff, McGregor, TX. Contact: Mike Olsen, 254-379-0560 or 254-258-8171.

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

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

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

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


FBA

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

Aug. 8-9, 2014: Smoke Under The Oaks BBQ Festival, Bainbridge, GA. Contact: Rob McRae, 706-306-2595.

Aug. 15-16, 2014: Great American Blues Festival, Panama City Beach, FL. Contact: William Buskell, 850-258-2309.

Aug. 16, 2014: Williston Church of God Annual Outdoor Jamboree & BBQ Cook-Off, Williston, FL. Contact: Travis Wiygul, 352-427-6116.

Aug. 29-31, 2014: FBA Funcook, Clerbrook RV Resort, Clermont, FL. Contact: Wendy Wolfe, wgiles9896@aol.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Lea County Black Gold BBQ Blowout, Hobbs, NM. Contact: Mark Bateman & Tom Pierce, 575-390-5379 or 575-390-8700.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Smokin’ Pig Fest, Lake City, FL. Contact: Wanda Jones, 386-752-8822.

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

Oct. 4, 2014: 6th Annual COFB Butts & Brisket Competition, Fernandina Beach, FL. Contact: Jay Robertson, 904-310-3361or 904-753-0001.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nov. 7-8, 2014: Seventh Annual Foggy Bottom Bar-B-Que Bash, Elba, AL. Contact: Jennifer Diehl, 407-396-8644 ext. 3.

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

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

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

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

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

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


GBA

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

Sept. 5-6, 2014: ComSouth Hambone Jam, Fort Valley, GA. Contact: Kathie, 478-825-5986 or email: kathie@fortvalley.net.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Grande Creek Pig Jam, Swainsboro, GA. Contact: Jeremy Faircloth, 478-455-0868 or email: ljr04@yahoo.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Doc Holiday BBQ Championship, Griffin, GA. Contact: Will Doss, 770-228-4699 or email: will@eagleswaychurch.org.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Tennille BBQ Blast, Tennille, GA. Contact: Jennifer May, 478-552-7875.

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

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

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Richland Pig Fest Char-Broil Challenge, Downtown Richland, GA. Contact: Larry Hammock, 404-394-2586 or email: clarahammock@att.net.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Gwinnett Place Mall BBQ Cook-Off, Gwinnett Place Mall, Duluth, GA. Contact: Lauren Hawkins, 770-813-6840 or 770-842-1702 or email: l.hawkins@mlgpllc.com.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


IBCA

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

Aug. 1-2, 2014: Powderhorn Mountain Resort BBQ Cook Off, Mesa, CO. Contact: Dusti, 970-268-5700 or email: dreimer@powderhorn.com.

Aug. 1-2, 2014: Texas BBQ King Tour, San Antonio, TX. Contact: Trinidad, 210-341-8877.

Aug. 1-2, 2014: Stable Spirit/Music Fest, Beaumont, TX. Contact: Katie, 409-265-8392.

Aug. 8-9, 2014: 2nd Annual Bayou Country BBQ Cook Off, LA State Championship, Houma, LA. Contact: Nicole, 985-262-1439. Website: www.bayourcookoff.com.

Aug. 8-9, 2014: Breast Fest BBQ Cook Off, TX State Championship, Lubbock, TX. Contact: Ashley, 806-470-8702.

Aug. 8-9, 2014: 2nd Annual Cowboys q’ing Against Crime, McAllen, TX. Contact: Gilbert, 956-522-2163.

Aug. 8-9, 2014: 3rd Annual G2X Energy/Pampa Fuels BBQ Cook Off, Pampa, TX. Contact: Dawn, 806-370-6703 or email: dawn.hooper@pampafuels.com.

Aug. 8-9, 2014: Greater LaVernia Park Foundation, LaVernia, TX. Contact: Robert, 210-669-2720.

Aug. 15-16, 2014: D’Town BBQ, Dumas, TX. Contact: Sam, 806-935-2123.

Aug. 15-16, 2014: The Mud Farm BBQ Cook Off, Sour Lake, TX. Contact: Linda, 409-769-5714.

Aug. 15-16, 2014: VBBQ, Arkadelphia, AR. Contact: Robert, 501-803-4490.

Aug. 15-16, 2014: KYFA Smoke in the Park Cook-Off, Kirbyville, TX. Contact: Andy, 409-659-0947.

Aug. 15-16, 2014: Hill Country Rally for Kids, Driftwood, TX. Contact: Ron, 512-697-3184.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Buckin For Boobs Cook Off & Bull Riding, Owen, 361-548-0669.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: CCSP BBQ Round Up, Comal, TX. Contact: Mike, 210-669-0552.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Safelite Slidell BBQ Cook Off, Slidell, LA. Contact: Frank, 770-880-5235.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Austen-Coley Academy BBQ Cook Off, Longview, TX. Contact: Carla, 903-234-1800.

Aug. 29-30, 2014: 14th Holy Comfort Episcopal BBQ, Spring, TX. Contact: Janine, 281-460-1952.

Aug. 29-30, 2014: 5th Ben Bolt Fire Fest, Ben Bolt, TX. Contact: Silver, 361-219-8818.

Aug. 29-30, 2014: Holy Smokes Cookoff, Pampa, TX. Contact: Mark, 806-679-2334.

Aug. 29-30, 2014: Child Abuse & Forensic 2nd Annual Cook Off, Beaumont, TX. Contact: Larry, 409-550-4247.

Aug. 29-30, 2014: Flip Flop Festival, Port Lavaca, TX. Contact: Jennifer, 832-928-8598.

Aug. 29-31, 2014: Kleberg Pinto Bean & BBQ Cook Off, Kingsville, TX. Contact: Noe, 210-381-7175.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Think Safe, Think Family BBQ, Gonzales, LA, State Championship. Contact: Renee, 225-282-3301.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: 2nd Oilfield Trash C/O, Alice, TX. Contact: Elena, 361-562-5148 or email: rackembbq@yahoo.com.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Raider Red Meats, TX State Championship, Lubbock, TX. Contact: Tate, 806-742-2804.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: BBQ on the Banks of the Guadalupe, New Braunfels, TX. Contact: Daniel, 956-605-1622.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Ellis County BBQ, Midlothian, TX. Contact: Dennis, 972-775-7500.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: 5th Annual Ride for Autism & BBQ Cook Off, Elsa, TX. Contact: Melissa, 956-246-0364.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Bubba Can Cook Music Fest & BBQ, Navasota, TX. Contact: Dianna, 936-825-8095.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Beaumont Chamber Foundation BBQ Cook Off, Beaumont, TX. Contact: Tina, 409-658-1492 or email: tmarshall@bmtcoc.org.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Septemberfest Cook Off, Granfills Gap, TX. Contact: Kathie, 254-597-2215 or email: gaptractor@centurylink.net.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: PWC 3rd BBQ, Adkins, TX. Contact: Wayne, 210-347-9620.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Brazoria Co. Public Safety, Pearland, TX. Contact: Billy, 281-435-9274.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: POMF BBQ Cook Off, San Antonio, TX. Contact: Dean, 800-252-8153.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: ABC’s Burning Meat & Shooting Skeet, Corpus Christi, TX. Contact: Kathy, 361-289-5311.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Elks Lodge, Irving, TX. Contact: John, 469-834-7775 or email: jgray2203@verizon.net.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Cleveland VFW Post 1839, Cleveland, TX. Contact: Rick, 281-592-7230.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: 8th Annual Smokin’ Oldies BBQ Festival, LA State Championship, Port Allen, LA. Contact: Kathy, 225-344-2920.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Briscoe County Cook-off, TX State Championship, Silverton, TX. Contact: Wylie, 806-777-1664.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Springtown Wild West Festival, Springtown, TX. Contact: Joe, 817-454-0037.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Grill Proud & Rev Loud BBQ at Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel, LA State Championship, Charenton, LA. Contact: O’Neil, 337-578-6636.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: 4th Annual Duval County Shooting Complex Cook Off, Benavides, TX. Contact: Jennika, 361-256-4591.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Penitas White Wing Festival, Penitas, TX. Contact: Javier, 956-905-4485.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Brownwood Reunion, Brownwood, TX. Contact: Angela, 325-232-0832.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Kookin For Kids, Spring, TX. Contact: Rhonda, 832-515-6052.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: 1st Shot Cook Off, Gonzales, TX. Contact: Shirley, 830-857-4142.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: 4th Annual Steve Mayberry Memorial Cook Off, TX State Championship, Carrolton, TX. Contact: Dave Calvery, 469-744-7939.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Levelland Fire Dept., Levelland, TX. Contact: Justin, 806-893-6239.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Colorado Cty Fair/Eddie Orange BBQ, Columbus, TX. Contact: Rhonda, 979-732-2579.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Jeffery Ingram Mem. Foundation BBQ, Magnolia, TX. Contact: Jennifer, 281-850-2226.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Texas Rice Festival, Winnie, TX. Contact: Sissy, 409-296-4404 or email: trf01@windstream.net.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Hispanic Heritage BBQ, Alice, TX. Contact: Rojelio, 361-701-6865.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: 3rd Annual Mabank Jubilee, Mabank, TX. Contact: John, 903-887-4747.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Fajita Fiesta Cook-Off, Buda, TX. Contact: J.R. Bonzales, 512-295-9999.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: The Canadian River Beach Club Calf Fry & BBQ Cook Off, Canadian, TX. Contact: Kimbra or Elizabeth, 806-323-9413.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Hillsboro Cotton Pickin Fair, Hillsboro, TX. Contact: Jennifer, 254-582-5499.

Sept. 27-28, 2014: Virginia Hutto Classic Memorial Car Show & BBQ Cook Off, Cisco, TX. Contact: Danny, 254-631-4708.


KCBS

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

Aug. 1-2, 2014: Laurie Hillbilly BBQ, State Championship, Laurie, MO. Contact: Susann Huff, 573-374-8776 or email: events@cityoflaurie.com, or Derick Young, email: lauriebbq@gmail.com.

Aug. 1-2, 2014: United Wireless Five State Fair BBQ, State Championship, Liberal, KS. Contact: Jim Rice, 620-482-6306 or email: kcbs@swko.net.

Aug. 1-2, 2014: Lynch Livestock Pig Stampede, State Championship, Waucoma, IA. Contact: Christy Bouska, email: pigstampede@lynchlivestock.com.

Aug. 1-2, 2014: The SLV Beat the Heat BBQ, Brews & Chili Competition, State Championship, Alamosa, CO. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

Aug. 1-2, 2014: Wheels ‘N’ Squeels BBQ Challenge, State Championship, Olathe, KS. Contact: Scott Sirois, 913-220-7365 or email: scotts@olathebible.org.

Aug. 1-2, 2014: Oaktown Throwdown, State Championship, Oakland, CA. Contact: Dave Campbell, 510-701-5971 or email: dave.campbell62@gmail.com.

Aug. 1-2, 2014: Dillard Bluegrass & Barbeque Festival (GBC Qualifier, State Championship, Dillard, GA. Contact: Jane Tomlin, 706-746-2690 or email: bbqjane@windstream.net.

Aug. 1-2, 2014: Pigs & Pedals, Asheboro, NC. Contact: Pam Morgan, 336-626-1277 or email: pmorgan@ci.asheboro.nc.us or Felix Ward, email: pward@ci.asheboro.nc.us.

Aug. 1-2, 2014: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour (Regional), Rockford, IL. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Aug. 1-2, 2014: Southern Maryland Brew & BBQ, State Championship, Leonardtown, MD. Contact: Mike Palmer, 240-925-3641 or email: mike@fulleffective.com.

Aug. 1-2, 2014: Rossville Tall Corn BBQ Contest, State Championship, Rossville, KS. Contact: Jason Connell, 785-584-6047 or email: Jason.connell@rossvillekansas.org.

Aug. 2-3, 2014: Smoke in the North, Olofstorp, Sweden. Contact: Thomas & Jenny Eriksson, 4-631-702-5922 or email: info@flamingpigbbq.com.

Augo. 8-9, 2014: CASA’s Grab Root & Growl BBQ Compeition, State Championship, Woodward, OK. Contact: David Jones, 580-256-7755 or email: drjones@nweye.net.

Aug. 8-9, 2014: Smokin’ on the Prarie, State Championship, Gillette, WY. Contact: Steven Thomas, 307-682-8120 or email: miksteve@bresnan.net.

Aug. 8-10, 2014: Ribs, Pigs & Watermelons, State Championship, Huntington Beach, CA. Contact: Courtney Lutkus, 714-897-3221 ext. 107 or email: clutkus@afhusa.org.

Aug. 8-9, 2014: Cass County “Cookin at the Fair”, State Championship, Weeping Water, NE. Contact: Jim Peterson, 401-781-9669 or email: jim@midwest-ins.net.

Aug. 8-10, 2014: Jimmy’s Roadhouse BBQ Championship, State Championship, Newaygo, MI. Contact: Andrea Brandt, 616-644-5611 or email: andrea.brandt@yahoo.com.

Aug. 8-11, 2014: Smokin’ Eagles International BBQ Festival, State Championship, N. Tonawanda, NY. Contact: Roy Gregory, 716-553-7350 or email: bbqhoncho@gmail.com.

Aug. 8-9, 2014: Smokin’ in McMinnville, State Championship, McMinnville, TN. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

Aug. 8-9, 2014: MD State BBQ Bash presented by Mars Super Markets, State Championship, Bel Air, MD. Contact: Erika Quesenbery, 443-823-1797 or email: Erika@downtownbelair.com.

Aug. 8-9, 2014: Balloons & BBQ Festival at Kansas Speedway, State Championship, Kansas City, KS. Contact: Shannon Kimball, 816-868-2154 or email: shannon1kc@gmail.com.

Aug. 8-9, 2014: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Scarborough, ME. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Aug. 8-9, 2014: Med City BBQ & Musicfest, State Championship, Rochester, MN. Contact: JamieLea Wellik, 507-208-0336 or email: rochesterpal@rochestermn.gov.

Aug. 8-9, 2014: Brentwood Cook Off & Car Show, State Championship, Brentwood, CA. Contact: Steve Larocque, 925-586-5074 or email: steve@unisongp.com.

Aug. 8-9, 2014: Great Northern BBQ, State Championship, Brainerd, MN. Contact: Cory Jay, 218-851-5737 or email: advantage.rs@gmail.com.

Aug. 8-9, 2014: Smokin’ with Woods, Odessa, MO. Contact: Keith Sisk, 816-263-1311 or email: keiths@epricechopper.com.

Aug. 12-13, 2014: Montana State BBQ Championship at Montana Fair, State Championship, Billings, MT. Contact: Connie Watts, 406-256-2410 or email: cwatts@metrapark.com.

Aug. 14-16, 2014: Classic City BBQ Fest & Tailgate Show (GBC Qualifier), State Championship, Athens, GA. Contact: Stephanie VanDyck, 706-357-4417 or email: Stephanie@classiccenter.com.

Aug. 15-16, 2014: Wyoming State BBQ Championship & Bluegrass Festival, State Championship, Worland, WY. Contact: Dale Wagner, 307-388-0392 or email: imwwv@rtconnect.net; or Tony Abstetar, 307-431-4841 or email: tony@lab1234@directairnet.com.

Aug. 15-16, 2014: Conifer Mountain BBQ Challenge, State Championship, Conifer, CO. Contact: Mat Matson, 303-905-4550 or email: matmatson@skybeam.com.

Aug. 15-16, 2014: 22nd Annual State Barbeque Championship of Nebraska, State Championship, LaPlatte, NE. Contact: Nena Cooney, 402-658-9948 or email: nena.cooney@gmail.com.

Aug. 15-16, 2014: Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues Festival, State Championship, Madison, IN. Contact: Kathy Ayes, 812-265-5284 or email: madisonribberfest@gmail.com.

Aug. 15-16, 2014: Smokefest, State Championship, Marshall, MN. Contact: Tim Steinback, 507-537-7204 or email: tim.steinbach@smsu.edu.

Aug. 15-16, 2014: Stand By Your Grill, State Championship, Fulton, MS. Contact: Kim Graham, 662-862-4571 or email: kgraham@itawamba.com.

Aug. 15-16, 2014: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Harrisburg, PA. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Aug. 15-16, 2014: Atlanta Bar-B-Que Festival (SBBQA), State Championship, Atlanta, GA. Contact: Bob Herndon, 404-406-1403 or email: atlbbqclub1@gmail.com.

Aug. 15-16, 2014: BBQ & Fly In on the River, State Championship, Excelsior Springs, MO. Contact: Jim McCullough, 816-519-2113, or Cheri McCullough, 816-519-7842 or email: cheri@wabashbbq.com.

Aug. 15-16, 2014: Missouri’s North Star BBQ Championship, State Championship, Kirksville, MO. Contact: Roy Noe, 660-342-7888 or email: moefarms@gmail.com.

Aug. 16-17, 2014: Hudson Valley Ribfest, State Championship, New Paltz, NY. Contact: Stephanie King, 845-306-4381 or email: contest@hudsonvalleyribfest.org.

Aug. 16-17, 2014: Winnipeg Barbeque & Blues Festival, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Contact: Perry Hopkins, 204-661-4490 or email: phopkins@mts.net.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Big Island BBQ, State Championship, Albert Lea, MN. Contact: Perry Vining, 800-658-2526 or 507-402-6371 or email: pvining@smig.net.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: New Holland Summer Fest, State Championship, New Holland, PA. Contact: Chuck Sheffield, 717-669-1400 or email: nhsummerfest@yahoo.com.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Deaths Door Barbecue, State Championship, Washington Island, WI. Contact: Lisa Gibson, 920-535-0504 or email: tranquilbodywork@aol.com; or Dick Jepsen, 920-847-2784 or email: jepsenr@gmail.com.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Smokin’ on the Water, State Championship, Lakeport, CA. Contact: Carol Dellinger, 707-262-1900 ext. 112 or email: cdellinger@kvcasino.com.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Blues, Brews & Barbecue, State Championship, Birch Run, MI. Contact: Mike Szukhent, 989-624-9193 or email: mike@birchrun.org.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: When Pigs Fly BBQ Contest & Fly In, State Championship, McPherson, KS. Contact: Jennifer Burch, 620-241-3303 or email: Jennifer@mcphersonks.org.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Up in Smoke on the Square, State Championship, Lincoln, IL. Contact: Chris Graue, 217-732-7997 or email: chrisgraue@comcast.net.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Grill Games, State Championship, Kenosha, WI. Contact: Lou Molitor, 262-654-1234 or email: lou@kenoshaareachamber.com.

Aug. 22-24, 2014: Hill City Wine, Brew & BBQ, State Championship, Hill City, SD. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Flint Hills Beef Fest BBQ, State Championship, Emporia, KS. Contact: Scott Jones, 620-341-0240 or email: scotejones1@yahoo.com; or Rachel Roberts, 620-366-3624 or email: rachelroberts922@yahoo.com.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Soole’t Relief BBQ Benefit, State Championship, Greer, SC. Contact: Caroline Robertson, 864-848-5355 or email: caroline.robertson@greerrelief.org.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Smokin’ on Oak, State Championship, Bonner Springs, KS. Contact: Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce, 913-422-5044 or email: info@bsedwchamber.org.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival, State Championship, Harrisonburg, VA. Contact: Frank Tamberrino, 540-434-3862 or email: frank@hrchamber.org.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival (GBC Qualifier) , State Championship, Kennesaw, GA. Contact: Laurel Fleming, 770-42-9714 or email: lfleming@kennesaw-ga.gov.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Great Southern Tailgate Cook-off, State Championship, Amelia Island, FL. Contact: Carl Butler, 251-232-3316 or email: butler_carl@msn.com; or Maria Lohman, email: mklohman@comcast.net.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: East Central State BBQ Cook Off Paola Roots Festival, State Championship, Paola, KS. Contact: Jon Smail, 913-731-7995 or email: liamsnoj@yahoo.com.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Laurel, MD. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Bootleggin’ BBQ, State Championship, Garden City, CO. Contact: Steven Lewchuk, 970-351-0041 or email: gardencitybusinessassociation@gmail.com.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Holy Smoke BBQ Contest, State Championship, Liberty, MO. Contact: Seth Brown, 816-914-9855 or email: seth.brown@kc.rr.com.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: 22nd Annual Cape Jaycees BBQ Fest, State Championship, Cape Girardeau, MO. Contact: Robbie Guard, 573-450-3396 or email: robertguard@hotmail.com.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Music City BBQ Festival, State Championship, Nashville, TN. Contact: Brian Hamilton, 615-202-9135 or email: brian@musiccitybbqfestival.com.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Dayton Pigfest, State Championship, Dayton, OH. Contact: Chad Mullins, 937-938-7237 or email: chadmullins68@gmail.com.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Wild West BBQ Shoot Out, State Championship, Wendover, NV. Contact: Great Western BBQ Events, 801-390-1000 or email: jesse@bigjohnsonsbbq.com.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: VA BBQ Championships, Hampton, VA. Contact: Sandy Fulton, 410-213-2600 or email: sandyfulton720@gmail.com.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Let The Drums Roar BBQ Contest (Competitor’s Series), Dallas Center, IA. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

Aug. 29-30, 2014: 4th Annual Smokin in the Bogs, State Championship, Warrens, WI. Contact: Jason Adler, 608-344-1112 or email: Jason@jellystonewarrens.com.

Aug. 29-30, 2014: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour (Regional), Richmond, VA. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Aug. 29-30, 2014: Low Country Hog Fest, Charleston, SC. Contact: Kelly Carroll, 843-554-1847 or email: Kelly@lowcountryharley.com.

Aug. 29-30, 2014: Beach Boogie & Barbeque, State Championship, Myrtle Beach, SC. Contact: Amie Lee, 843-855-0527 or email: info@palmettoeventproductions.com.

Aug. 29-30, 2014: Blues, Views & BBQ, State Championship, Westport, CT. Contact: Bob LeRose, 917-446-2921 or email: rlerose@msn.com.

Aug. 30-31, 2014: Barbecue on the Bow, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Contact: Terry Brow, 403-268-2143 or email: terry.brow@calgary.ca.

Aug. 30-31, 2014: City of Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival, State Championship, Bedford, TX. Contact: Wendy Hartnett, 817-952-2128 or email: wendy.hartnett@bedfordtx.gov.

Aug. 30-31, 2014: Northwest Barbeque Music Festival, State Championship, Coquille, OR. Contact: Tony Meyers, 541-260-5483 or email: tony@northwestbbqmusicfestival.com.

Aug. 30-31, 2014: Hawgin on Lanier (GBC & SBBQA Qualifier) , State Championship, Gainesville, GA. Contact: Ryan Thompson, 770-561-8966 or email: ryan@protouchlandscapes.com.

Aug. 30-31, 2014: Septemberfest BBQ & Ribeye Steak Cookoff Challenge, State Championship, Omaha, NE. Contact: Linda Morin, 402-346-4800 or email: Linda@omahafed.org.

Aug. 30-31, 2014: Thunder in the Park BBQ, State Championship, Connersville, IN. Contact: Carl Sharp, 765-458-5574 or email: carl.sharp.c9mm@statefarm.com.

Aug. 30-31, 2014: Smokin’ Brew BBQ, State Championship, Parker, Co. Contact: Courtney Howey, 303-596-6756 or email: info@smokinbrewbbq.com.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Smoke on the River, State Championship, Sacramento, CA. Contact: Susan Rabinovitz, 916-716-2319 or email: susan@sacramentoartcouncil.org.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Bands & BBQ at the Point, State Championship, Carrollton, KY. Contact: Misty Wheeler, 502-732-7036 or email: director@carrolltontourism.com.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Best of the West BBQ Fest, State Championship, Sheridan, WY. Contact: Tye Bach, email: info@bestofthewestbbqfest.com.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Puckaway Pigfest, State Championship, Montello, WI. Contact: Jessica Malsack, 920-295-3000 or email: pigfest@lacampground.com.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Ribs, Rods & Rock ‘n Roll, State Championship, Vermillion, SD. Contact: Jennifer French, 605-670-9688 or email: jen@sdbbq.us.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: AZ Rhythm & Ribs, State Championship,  Cottonwood, AZ. Contact: Gigi Rock, 928-284-8657 or email: info@thateventcompany.net.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: 6th Annual Southern York County BBQ Cook-off, State Championship, York, PA. Contact: Alicia Herbst, 717-235-6611 ext. 100 or email: aherbst@marketsatshrewsbury.com.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Bates County Barbecue State Championship & Festival, State Championship, Butler, MO. Contact: Lee Anna Schowengerdt, 660-679-3380 or email: executivedirector@butlermochamber.org.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Sky’s the Limit BBQ Classic, State Championship, Garden City, KS. Contact: Robert Hahn, 620-271-8365 or email: robertlh@wbsnet.org.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: 10th Annual Recovery Fest, State Championship, Richmond, VA. Contact: Honesty Liller, 804-564-0132 or email: honesty@mcshin.org.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour (Regional), Southaven, MS. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Tony Stone-Cookeville Cookoff, State Championship, Cookeville, TN. Contact: Melinda Keifer, 931-526-1063 or email: mkeifer@cookeville-tn.org.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Smoke on Route 66 BBQ Championship, State Championship, Miami, OK. Contact: Shelly Brewer, 918-541-0424 or email: shelly_brewer@rocketmail.com.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: BBQ Masters in the Woods, State Championship, Foster, RI. Contact: Woodland Meeting House, 401-226-2923 or email: woodlandmeetinghouse@yahoo.com.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: The Great Vegas Gridiron Grill-Off, Las Vegas, NV. Contact: Ron Cates, 870-536-8175 or email: ronnie@catesandcompany.com.

Sept. 5-7, 2014: Heart of Illinois BBQ, Beer & Bluegrass Festival, State Championship, Peoria, IL. Contact: Roxy Baker, 309-645-6749 or email: roxyb@comcast.net

Sept. 6-7, 2014: Red, White and Que, State Championship, Cresskill, NY. Contact: Dana Reed, 201-913-2712 or email: born2que@gmail.com.

Sept. 6-7, 2014: Sky’s The Limit BBQ Classic Part Two, State Championship, Garden City, KS. Contact: Robery Hahn, 620-271-8365 or email: robertlh@wbsnet.org.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Silver Lake Apple BBQ Festival, State Championship, Mears, MI. Contact: Jeff Clark, 231-578-2940 or email: jeff.sandsrestaurant@gmail.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Biggest Buck and Best Rack, State Championship, Alma, AR. Contact: Brad Trent, 479-632-2656 or email: atozbradley@gmail.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: St. Leon BBQ Smoke Fest & Chili Cook Off, State Championship, St. Leon, IN. Contact: Chad Barrett, 513-885-5474 or email: chadsbarrett@zoomtown.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: King Turkey Day Smokin’ Gobbler Cook-Off, State Championship, Worthington, MN. Contact: Kirk Feit, 507-372-2919 or email: agoettig@frontier.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Jug Tavern Festival (BGC & SBBQA Qualifier) , State Championship, Winder, GA. Contact: Kelli Jacobs, 404-213-8579 or email: jug.tavern@cityofwinder.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Rubstock BBQ Championship: A Groovin’ Time in the Foothills, State Championship, Cameron Park, CA. Contact: Ed Anhorn, 916-599-5095 or email: ed@bigbullbbqevents.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Colorado Pork & Hops Challenge, State Championship, Grand Junction, CO. Contac: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Black Dog Music & Que Festival, State Championship, Floyd, VA. Contact: Sally Truslow, 540-593-9223 or email struslow@thedogs.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Derby BBQ Festival, State Championship, Derby, KS. Contact: Jennifer Keller, 316-788-1519 or email: jenniferkeller@derbyweb.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, N. Kansas City, MO. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Leavenworth Hog Wild BBQ Contest, State Championship, Leavenworth, KS. Contact: Joey Denney, 913-306-6651 or email: joey@jumpinjoesbbq.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Bama Brew & Que, State Championship, Tuscaloosa, AL. Contact: Hannah Lansdon, 205-633-0279 or email: hlansdon@tannerguin.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: International Goat Days Festival BBQ Bash, State Championship, Millington, TN. Contact: Denise Sigler, 901-494-6141 or email: denisnd6@aol.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Coal Cracker Smoke & Stoke BBQ Competition, Scranton, PA. Contact: Karin Foster, 570-878-7368 or email: president@hydeparkwatch.org.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Grills Gone Wild BBQ Fest, Greeneville, TN. Contact: Travis Moody, 615-476-6397 or email: travis@internogroupcorp.com.

Sept. 13-14, 2014: Table Rock Boats & Bones, Kimberling City, MO. Contact: Cindy Rains, 417-335-9233 or 417-527-5388 or email: crains@whiteriver.org.

Sept. 13-14, 2014: Harvard Fall Festival BBQ Contest, State Championship, Harvard, MA. Contact: Chris Ryan, 978-618-6442 or email: ryan28@charter.net.

Sept. 13-14, 2014: Lowlands BBQ Championship, Diksmuide, Belgium. Contact: Kurt Dekoninck, +32 478 33 01 25 or email: kurt@bbqderlagelanden.com.

Sept. 13-14, 2014: BBQ on the Bypass, Langley, BC, Canada. Contact: Angie Quaale, 604-728-0560 or email: angie@wellseasoned.ca.

Sept. 18-20, 2014: Murphysboro Barbecue Cook-Off, State Championship, Murphysboro, IL. Contact: Becky Streuter, 618-684-8902 or email: becky@17bbq.com.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Tilley Harley-Davidson Biker Blues BBQ Rally, State Championship, Salisbury, NC. Contact: Gary Moss, 704-202-8712 or email: garymoss@windstream.net.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: 28th Annual Cherokee Strip Cookoff, State Championship, Ponca City, OK. Contact: Robyn Ryan, 580-765-3311 or 580-761-1295 or email: robynryan@poncacity.net.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Tri-City BBQ Fest, State Championship, Denison, IA. Contact: Michele Ertz, 712-263-6622 or email: mertz@cdcia.org.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Jesse James Barbeque Cook Out, State Championship, Kearney, MO. Contact: Larry Pratt, 816-903-7728 or email: lpratt2@kc.rr.com.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Blazin’ BBQ & Bluegrass, State Championship, Plymouth, IN. Contact: Cori Humes, 574-936-1882 or email: ceh@visitmarshallcounty.org.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Taste of Autum BBQ Championships, State Championship, Spearfish, SD. Contact: Chris Harwood, 605-722-1430 or email: toabbq@gmail.com.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Battle of the Brisket, State Championship, Mission, KS. Contact: Christy Humerickhouse, 913-722-8210 or email: chumerickhouse@missionks.org.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: 20th Annual Decatur Jaycee’s Riverfest, State Championship, Decatur, AL. Contact: Jordan Brown, 256-345-7299 or email: jbrown@stovallmarks.com.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour (Regional), Midwest City, OK. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Fiddle-N-Pig Shindig, State Championship, Fort Mill, SC. Contact: Mina McLean, 803-547-1010 or email: minamclean@ascgreenway.org.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Smokin’ on the Track BBQ Festival, Shenandoah, VA. Contact: Carey Verba, 540-742-4110 or email: crverba@yahoo.com.

Sept. 20-21, 2014: Telluride Barbeque Festival, State Championship, Telluride, CO. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

Sept. 20-21, 2014: Oinktoberfest, State Championship, Clarence, NY. Contact: Katy Toth, 716-759-8483 or email: katy@oinktoberfest.com.

Sept. 20-21, 2014: Que by the Sea, State Championship, Seaside Heights, NJ. Contact: Danielle Gries, 732-830-3700 or email: info@exit82.com.

Sept. 20-21, 2014: EUregio BBQ Festival, Waldfeucht-Haaren/Nordrhein Westfalen/Germany, EU. Contact: Roman Schellartz, +49 170 5258522 or email: info@euregiobbq.de.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: The Jim Bowie BBQ Throwdown, State Championship, Vidalia, LA. Contact: Ann Westmoreland, 318-336-8223 or email: awestmoreland@cityofvidaliala.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Butts & Beans BBQ Challenge, State Championship, Hickory, NC. Contact: Noel Kay, 828-455-8914 or email: nkay@catawbacountync.gov.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Bikes Blues & BBQ, State Championship, Fayetteville, AR. Contact: Ron Autry, 479-571-0203 or email: rautry333@gmail.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Ak-Sar-Ben’s River City Rodeo & Stock Show, State Championship, Omaha, NE. Contact: Tom Manhart, 402-955-0400.

Sept. 26-72, 2014: Porktober Que, State Championship, Dothan, AL. Contact: Kerry Farrell, 334-699-1475 or email: kerry@themaineventweb.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Grillin N Chillin BBQ, State Championship, Owensboro, KY. Contact: Terry Stinnett, 270-929-4177 or email: grillinandchillinbbq@gmail.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Shawnee Great Grillers State Championship, State Championship, Shawnee, KS. Contact: Tonya Lecuru, 913-742-6402 or email: tlecuru@cityofshawnee.org.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour Championship, Bentonville, AR. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Downtown Jonesboro BBQ Festival, State Championship, Jonesboro, AR. Contact: Jack Turner, 870-926-6611 or email: jackaturner0@gmail.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Hermann Bar-BQ & Brats Festival, State Championship, Hermann, MO. Contact: John Humason, 573-821-0249 or email: john@time4pie.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Burg Fest BBQ Contest, State Championship, Warrensburg, MO. Contact: Mark Reynolds, 660-747-2552 or email: theburgfest@gmail.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Mission Beach Centennial Party & BBQ, State Championship, San Diego, CA. Contact: Henry Silvestre, 951-445-1903 or email: hsilvestre@aol.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Lehigh Valley QueFest, Allentown, PA. Contact: Greg Morello, 908-507-2020 or email: support@lvquefest.com.

Sept. 27-28, 2014: Whole Hawg Happenin’ (SBBQA), State Championship, Marietta, GA. Contact: Dave Amend, 770-331-3367 or email: pitmaster@bellsouth.net.

Sept. 27-28, 2014: The Best BBQ Chef Competition, State Championship, New London, CT. Contact: Barbara Neff, 860-443-3786 or email: bj@neffproductions.com.

Sept. 27, 2014: BBQ on the Hill Competitor’s Series (Ribs Only), Blue Island, IL. Contact: Bob Manthei, 708-932-6637 or email: rmanthei@blueislandparks.org


LSBS

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

Aug. 1-2, 2014: Circleville Store Cook-off, Circleville, TX.

Aug. 1-2, 2014: Old Depot Cook-Off, Round Top, TX.

Aug. 8-9, 2014: Hamilton Band Boosters BBQ, Hamilton, TX.

Aug. 8-9, 2014: Watermelon Festival, Alvord, TX.

Aug. 8-9, 2014: Que for a Cure BBQ, Glen Rose, TX.

Aug. 15-16, 2014: Busted in Baylor County, Seymour, TX.

Aug. 15-16, 2014: Hot Chili Days & Cool Mountain Nights, Red River, NM.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: JDRF Cook-off, Lockahrt, TX.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Just One More BBQ & Chili Fest, Lorena, TX.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Smokin’ in the Park, State Championship, Post, TX.

Aug. 29-30, 2014: Kendall County Fair, Boerne, TX.

Aug. 30-31, 2014: The Fayette County Fair, La Grange, TX.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Boots & Hoses BBQ, Breckenridge, TX.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: VFD Code 3 BBQ Cook-off, Hoover Valley, TX.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Lulac 4876 of San Marcos, Martindale, TX.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Wild Duck, Lake Brownwood, TX.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Hill Country State Championship, Buda, TX.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Shrine Club BBQ State Championship, Ardore, TX.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: West Texas Crude Cook-off, Big Lake, TX.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Nucor’s Cooking for the Cause, Terrell, TX.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: 2nd Annual North Texas Jelly Stone Park BBQ, Burleson, TX.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Bikers, Blues & BBQ, Wichita Falls, TX.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: BBQ & Music Festival State Championship, Burnet, TX.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: PowWow State Championship, Comanche, TX.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Reeves County Sheriffs Posse, Pecos, TX.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2014: Pancho’s Barbeque Challenge, Laredo, TX.

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

Nov. 7-8, 2014: Smokin’ at the Ranch, Bertram, TX.

Dec. 19-20, 2014: Tin Star Ranch BBQ & Chili Cook-off, Fredericksburg, TX.


MABA

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

Aug. 1-2, 2014: Pigs & Pedals, Asheboro, NC. Contact: John Ogburn, 336-626-1200 or email: jogburn@ci.asheboro.nc.us.

Aug. 1-2, 2014: Southern Maryland Brew & BBQ, Leonardtown, MD. Website: www.somdbrewbbq.com.

Aug. 8-9, 2014: Mountain High BBQ Festival & Car Show, Franklin, NC. Contact: Cindy Cavender, 828-524-3161 or email: cindy@franklin-chamber.com. Website: www.mountainhighbbqfestival.com.

Aug. 8-9, 2014: MD State BBQ Bash presented by Mars Super Markets, Bel Air, MD. Contact: Scott Walker, 443-823-1797. Website: www.mdbbq.com.

Aug. 8-10, 2014: Smokin’ Eagles International BBQ Festival, North Tonawanda, NY. Contact: Roy Gregory, 716-553-7350. Website: sebbq.com.

Aug. 15-16, 2014: Sam’s Club Qualifier, Harrisburg, PA. Contact: KCBS Office, 845-306-4381.

Aug. 16-17, 2014: Hudson Valley Ribfest, New Paltz, NY. Contact: Stephanie King, 845-306-4381. Website: www.hudsonvalleyribfest.org.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: New Holland Summer Fest, New Holland, PA. Contact: Chuck Sheffield, 717-669-1400. Website: www.nhsummerfest.org.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival, Harrisonburg, VA. Contact: Frank Tamberrino, 540-434-3862. Website: www.hrchamber.org.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Sam’s Club Qualifier, Laurel, MD. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: VA BBQ Championships, Hampton, VA. Contact: Sandy Fulton, 410-213-2600 or email: sandyfulton720@gamil.com. Website: www.live-wire-media.com.

Aug. 29-30, 2014: Sam’s Club Regional, Richmond, VA. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: 6th Annual Southern York County BBQ Cook-off. York, PA. Contact: Alicia Herbst, 717-235-6611 ext. 100. Website: marketsatshrewbury.com.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: 10th Annual Recovery Fest, Richmond, VA. Contact: Honesty Liller, 804-564-0132. Website: www.bbq.mcshin.org.

Sept. 6-7, 2014: Red, White & Que, Cresskil, NJ. Contact: Dana Reed, 201-913-2712. Website: www.rwqbbw.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Black Dog Music & Que Festival, Floyd, VA. Contact: Sally Truslow, 540-593-9223. Website: www.thedogs.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Coal Cracker Smoke & Stoke BBQ Competition, Scranton, PA. Contact: Karin Foster, 570-878-7368 or email: president@hydeparkwatch.org. Website: www.hydeparkwatch.org.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Tilley Harley-Davidson Biker Blues BBQ Rally, Salisbury, NC. Contact: Gary Moss, 704-202-8712 or email: garymoss@windstream.net. Website: www.bikerbluesbbqrally.com.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Smokin’ on the Track BBQ Festival, Shenandoah, VA. Contact: Carey Verba, 540-742-4110 or email: crverba@yahoo.com.

Sept. 20, 2014: Piggy in the Park, Lemoyne, PA. Contact: John Messimer, 717-774-6635 or email: piggyinthepark17043@gmail.com. Website: bbq.wsbf.org.

Sept. 20-21, 2014: Oinktoberfest, Clarence, NY. Contact: Katy Toth, 716-759-8483. Website: www.oinktoberfest.com.

Sept. 20-21, 2014: Que by the Sea, Seaside Heights, NJ. Contact: Danielle Gries, 732-830-3700 or email: info@exit82.com. Website: www.exit82.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Butts & Beans BBQ Challenge, Hickory, NC. Contact: Noel Kay, 828-455-8914. Website: www.ButtsAndBeans.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Lehigh Valley QueFest, Allenton, PA. Website: www.lvquefest.com.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



MBN

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

Aug. 21-23, 2014: Music City BBQ Festival, Nashville, TN. Contact: Brian Hamilton, 615-202-9135 or email: brian@musiccitybbqfestival.com. Judge’s Contact: Jennifer Kiermaier, 615-812-2004 or email: Jennifer.Kiermaier@sth.org.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: The Tate County Fair Smokeout benefiting 4-H & FFA, Senatobia, MS. Contact: Jack Jennings, 901-340-8966 or email: Jennings.Jack@yahoo.com. Judge’s Contact: Lisa Monarch-Jennings, 901-438-7071.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Fire & Feast BBQ Competition & Festival, Yazoo City, MS. Contact: Tonja Ray-Smith, 662-528-3171 or email: tonja@visityazoo.org. Judge’s Contact: Kay Mills, 662-746-2402 or 662-571-2210 or email: kay.mills@southernbeverage.com.

Sept. 11-13, 2014: Al Chymia Shrine 2nd Annual BBQ, Memphis, TN. Contact: Amanda Bandy, 607-377-7336 or email; bobo01072000@yahoo.com.

Sept. 18-20, 2014: Murphysboro BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Murphysboro, IL. Contact: Mike Mills, 618-684-8922 or 618-599-8000 or email: becky@17bbq.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: The Great Ruleville Roast, Ruleville, MS. Contact: Elise Jenkins, 662-719-1675 or email: elise@mspolicesupply.com. Judge’s Contact: Pam Maxwell, 662-497-2575 or email: prmaxwell@yahoo.com.

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

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

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

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Q-City Charlotte BBQ Championship, Charlotte, NC. Contact: Damon Phillips, 704-332-9595 or email: dphillips@charlottecentercity.org.

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

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



MNBBQS

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

Aug. 8-9, 2014: Great Northern Barbeque, Brainerd, MN.

Aug. 8-9, 2014: Med City BBQ & Musicfest, Rochester, MN.

Aug. 15-16, 2014: Smokefest, Marshall, MN.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Big Island BBQ, State Championship, Albert Lea, MN. Contact: Perry Vining, 800-658-2526 or 507-402-6371 or email: pvinging@smig.net.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Smokin’ Gobbler Cook-Off, Worthington, MN.

Sept. 13, 2014: Inaugural Smokin’ Stones Fest, Heather Curling Club, Mapleton, MN.

Sept. 20, 2014: Smoke N’ Wright BBQ Contest, Colonial Mall, Saint Michael, MN.


New England Barbeque Society

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

Aug. 2, 2014: Krazy Days Tailgate Contest, Middleborough, MA.

Aug. 2, 2014: NEBS Summerfest, Gardner, MA. Contact: Andy King, basteyboy@comcast.net.

Aug. 8-11, 2014: Smokin’ Eagles International BBQ Festival, Tonawanda, NY. Contact: Honcho, 716-553-7350.

Aug. 13, 2014: NEBS Board of Directors Monthly Meeting.

Aug. 15-17, 2014: Hudson Valley Rib Fest, New Paltz, NY.

Aug. 16, 2014: 2014 Kingdom Brewing, Grilling & BBQ Cook-off, Barton, VT. Contact: Andy King, basteyboy@comcast.net.

Sept. 6-7, 2014: First Annual Southern New England Kosher BBQ Championship & Festival, Fairfield, CT. Email: info@snekosherbbq.org.

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

Sept. 13-14, 2014: Harvard Fall Festival, Harvard, MA.

Sept. 19-21, 2014: Oinktoberfest, Clarence, NY. Contact: George, bbq@oinktoberfest.com. Website: www.oinktoberfest.com.

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

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

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


Texas Gulf Coast BBQ Cookers Association

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

Aug. 1-2, 2014: Forty & Eight 18th Annual BBQ Cookoff, Willis, TX. Contact: Larry Eary, 936-327-0964 or Leon Fritsche, 281-330-8736.

Aug. 15-16, 2014: 3rd Annual Inspiring Possibilities, Houston, TX. Contact: Kara, 713-382-9702.

Aug. 15-16, 2014: Magnolia Youth Football Association BBQ Cookoff, Magnolia, TX. Contact: April Williford or Chelsey Turpin.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: EMCFA Bar-B-Que 29th Annual Cook Off, Porter, TX. Contact: David Rogers, 713-822-4060.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: St. Anne De Beaupre BBQ Cookoff, Houston, TX. Contact: Hamner Johnson, 713-208-9230; ErvinBertrand, 713-694-4241; or Samantha Sosa, 832-515-1684.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Adapt & Overcome BBQ Cookoff, Waller, TX. Contact: Butch Epley, 832-334-6716; Richard Mitchell, 832-530-8437; or Glenn Mitchell, 281-330-2747.

Sept. 19, 2014: 6th Annual ShertzFest Bar-B-Q Cookoff, Schertz, TX. Contact: Sarah Gonzalez, 210-619-1015.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: San Antonio Rodeo BBQ Cookoff, Freeman Colliseum, AT&T Center Grounds, San Antonio, TX.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


WORLD BARBECUE ASSOCIATION

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


PACIFIC NORTH WEST BARBECUE ASSOCIATION

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

Aug. 1-2, 2014: Smokin’ in the Root, Stevensville, MT.

Aug. 2-3, 2014: Canadian National Championships, Whistler, BC.

Aug. 9-10, 2014: Those Were The Days BBQ Showdown, North Battleford, SK.

Aug. 9-10, 2014: Oak Harbor Pig Fest, Oak Harbor, WA.

Aug. 16-17, 2014: Portland Meadows BBQ, Portland, OR.

Aug. 22-23, 2014: Grillin’ for a Grand, Suquamish, WA.

Aug. 23-24, 2014: Smoke on the Water, Coeur d’Alene, ID.

Aug. 30-31, 2014: Showdown at Juarez Canyon, Oregon City, OR.

Sept. 6-7, 2014: Tree Top Skewered Apple, Selah, WA.

Aug. 12-13, 2014: Harvest Festival, Grand Coulee, WA.

Sept. 20-21, 2014: Fire It Up!, Florence, OR.

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

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


SOUTHERN BARBECUE NETWORK

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

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Uniquely Union, Union, NV. Contact: Jamie D. Trammell, 864-319-1097 or 864-466-6769 or email: jtrammell@UnionDevelopmentBoard.com. Website: www.uniquelyunion.com.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Berkeley Lion’s Club BBQ Cook-Off, Monck’s Corner, SC. Contact: Don Saturday, 843-899-7833 or email: dssaturday@aol.com.

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

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


Steak Cookoff Association

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

Aug. 22, 2014: SCA US Steak Championship. Tulsa, OK. Contact: Brett, 469-693-1179.

Aug. 23, 2014: Oklahoma Championship Steak Cookoff, Tulsa, OK. Contact: Tripp, 918-576-1940. Website: www.oksteakcookoff.com.

Sept. 6, 2014: Possum Hollow Steak Cookoff.

Sept. 13, 2014: Tom Pierce Memorial Steak Cookoff, Hobbs, NM.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Steve Mayberry Memorial BBQ Cookoff, State Championship, Carrollton, TX. Contact: Dave, 469-744-7939. Website: www.facebook.com/SteveMayberryMemorialCookoff

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


NON-SANCTIONED EVENTS



COOKING SCHOOLS

Aug. 2, 2014: Mark Lambert’s KCBS Cooking School, Fairlee, VT. Contact: Ed Bouquillon, 413-537-6451.

Aug. 2-3, 2014: Sweet Smoke Q Cooking School, Davenport, FL. Website: www.sweetsmokeq.com.

Aug. 16, 2014: CBBQA BBQ 101 Class, Orange, CA. Website: www.cbbqa.org.

Aug. 30, 2014: Harry Soo BBQ School, Alameda, CA. Website: www.slapyodaddybbq.com/classes-2/.

Sept. 19-21, 2014: Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA. Website: www.jacksoldsouth.com.

Sept. 20, 2014: Harry Soo BBQ School, Diamond Bar, CA. Website: www.slapyodaddybbq.com/classes-2/.

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

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

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

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

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

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


JUDGING SCHOOLS

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

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

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


MISCELLANEOUS SCHOOLS

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