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CALENDAR

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Schools/Classes
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EVENTS

AKBBQA

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


CBBQA

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

Feb. 20, 2016: Guinea Pig III 2016, Rancho Mirage.

March 19, 2016: Backyard on the Lake 2016, Patterson, CA.

April 2, 2016: 5th Annual Santa Anita Park Winners’ Circle BBQ Championship, Arcadia, CA.

April 16, 2016: The Ultimate BBQ Showdown East vs. West VII, Wildomar, CA.

April 16, 2016: Ric’s Backyard, San Jose, CA.

April 23, 2016: Hog ‘n Heat, Redwood City, CA.

April 28-29, 2016: 10th Stagecoach Music Festival Championship, Indio, CA.

May 14, 2016: West Coast BBQ Classic 2016, Long Beach, CA.

June 4, 2016: Horse Town Brew n Que Festival 2016, Norco, CA.

June 11, 2016:CA Honey Harvest Festival & BBQ Championship 2016, Filmore, CA.

June 18, 2016: 13th Burnt Offerings Invitational, Riverside, CA.

June 25, 2016: Silicon Valley BBQ Championship 2016, Santa Clara, CA.

June 25, 2016: Newport Beach BBQ Competition 2016, Newport, CA.

July 9, 2016: Wine Country Big Q Competition & Festival 2016, Petaluma, CA.

July 16, 2016: Del Mar BBQ Championship, Del Mar, CA.

July 30, 2016: 8th Annual Vista BBQ Classic, Vista, CA.

Aug. 6, 2016: Ribs, Pigs & Watermelons 2016, Huntington Beach, CA.

Aug. 20, 2016: Oaktown Throwdown BBQ, Oakland, CA.

Aug. 27, 2016: 2nd Annual Grills & Grilles, Penn Valley, CA.

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

Oct. 8, 2016: Smoke on the River 2016, Sacramento, CA.

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

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

Nov. 12, 2016: 2nd Indio California State BBQ Championship and Festival, Indio, CA.

Nov. 13, 2016: Southwest Church Veterans Day BBQ Backyarder, Indian Wells, CA.

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CTBA

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


FBA

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

Feb. 5-6, 2016: Citrus Center Boys & Girls Club “Smoke on the Water” BBQ, Winter Haven, FL. Contact: Frank Csomos, 863-287-3075 or 863-294-5400.

Feb. 12-14, 2016: The Old Florida Outdoor Festival, Apopka, FL. Contact: Chuck Carnesale, 407-703-1756 or 407-703-1708.

Feb. 19-20, 2016: Battle of the Big “O”, Okeechobee, FL. Contact: Noel Stephen, 863-634-0650.

Feb. 20, 2016: Annual Outdoor Jamboree & BBQ Cook Off, Williston, FL. Contact: Travis Wiygui, 352-427-6116 or email: twiygul@mwivet.com or Matt Brooks, 352-601-1288 or mgbrooks@yahoo.com.

Feb. 26-27, 2016: Ribs on the Ridge, Haines City, FL. Contact: Barbara Peck, 863-421-9963.

March 4-5, 2016: Eagle Lake, Winter Haven, FL. Contact: Mark Stallings, 863-412-2839.

March 18-19, 2016: Sweet Heat BBQ Bash, North Port, FL. Contact: Richard Clark or Bart Dixon, 941-257-8602.

March 25-26, 2016: Kissimmee Valley Rib Rodeo, Kissimmee, FL. Contact: Brianne Stefek, 407-846-4643.

April 1-2, 2016: 9th Annual Smoke on the Water BBQ & Music Festival, Thomaston, GA. Contact: Bobby Bickley, 706-741-9317.

April 8-9, 2016: Tri-State Barbecue Festival, Dothan, AL. Contact: Kerry Farrell, 334-699-1475.

April 15-16, 2016: Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash, Venice, FL. Contact: Don Fisher, 941-809-5232 or 941-485-0804.

April 22-23, 2016: BBQ & Blues, Barnesville, FL. Contact: Tim Rooks, 770-358-5884 or email: timrooks@bellsouth.net. Website: Barnesville.org/battleofthebones/festival-info/.

April 29-30, 2016: Smoke on the Water Barbecue Competition, Fort Myers, FL. Contact: Michael Gavala, 239-246-3118.

May 6-7, 2016: Grilling for a Cause, Lakeland, FL. Contact: Jaime Green, 863-712-2319 or MD Smith, 863-660-7219.

May 27-28, 2016: Central Florida’s BBQ Blowout, Oviedo, FL. Contact: Angela Iversen, 407-697-4077.

June 3-4, 2016: Historic Cocoa Village’s BBQ & Blues, Cocoa, FL. Contact: Emma Kirkpatrick, 331-863-0851.

June 9-11, 2016: Battle of the Beach BBQ & Blues, Fernandina Beach, FL. Contact: Jay Robertson, 904-206-1464 or email: jrobertson@fbfl.org.

Sept. 1-4, 2016: FBA Funcook.

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

Sept. 23-24, 2016: “The BBQ Bash”, Brooksville, FL. Contact: Mike Fitzgerald, 352-238-5389.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Fine Swine At The Pit, Mulberry, FL. Contact: Bonnie Titus, 863-712-0625 or email: bonnie@cityofmulberryfl.com.

Oct. 21-22, 2016: South Florida Pro BBQ Competition, Isle Casino, Pompano Beach, FL. Contact: Connie Davis,
954-383-2285.

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

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.


GBA

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

Feb. 5-6, 2016: Jekyll Island BBQ Beach Bash, Jekyll Island, GA. Contact: John A. Jones, 912-258-6698 or Jeremy Henesy, 912-230-0748.

March 4-5, 2016: Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival, Tifton, GA. Contact: Tryone Spearman or Angela Elder, 229-386-0216 or 229-392-3376.

March 11-12, 2016: Walton Co. BBQ Festival, Monroe, GA. Contact: Jimmy Hogg, 770-713-2134 or Angela Yarman,
770-356-2055.

March 25-26, 2016: Fire Ant Festival BBQ Bash, Ashburn, GA. Contact: Gail Walls, 229-567-3436 or 229-567-1479 or email: ggwalls@windstream.net.

April 1-2, 2016: Hawkinsville’s Smokin’ the Track, Hawkinsville, GA. Contact: Donna Rickerson, 478-783-1717.

April 15-16, 2016: Smokin Pork N Butts, Jackson, GA. Contact: Wayne Rosser, 770-775-6367 or 678-925-9782.

April 22, 2016: 2016 City Fest BBQ Cook-off, Dallas, GA. Contact: Donna Baxter, 770-443-8110 ext. 1604.

April 29-30, 2016: BBQ & Brews Festival, Canton, GA. Contact: Greg Lamb, 404-210-3025.

May 6-7, 2016: Three Rivers Festival at Towns Bluff Park, Hazlehurst, GA. Contact: Jim Sewell, 912-240-0106. Website: townsbluffpark.com.

May 27-28, 2016: Ft. Gaines 200 Presents 2nd Annual BBQ Challenge, Fort Gaines, GA. Contact: Sheri Baker, 334-750-7815.

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


IBCA

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

Feb. 5-6, 2016: Friends of Tri-Club, Spring, TX. Contact: Penny Wotring, 832-721-7181 or email: pwotring@springisd.org.

Feb. 5-6, 2016: Tylerque Throwdown, San Antonio, TX. Contact: Steve, 210-748-7531 or email: sj1075@gmail.com.

Feb. 5-6, 2016: Cooking for a Cure, Dayton, TX. Contact: Michele Fonteno, 936-334-4727 or email: relaybbq@yahoo.com.

Feb. 5-6, 2016: 2nd Annual BPOA Scholarship Cook-Off, Brownsville, TX. Contact: Kirk Massey, 956-459-6891 or email: cop3651@aol.com.

Feb. 5-6, 2016: 2nd Annual Twin City Mardi Gras Cook Off, Monroe, LA. Contact: Benjy Lewis, 318-880-8600 or email: Benjamin.lewis@mcschools.net.

Feb. 12-13, 2016: VFW 8787 “Chilly” Chili & BBQ, Austin, TX. Contact: Casey, 512-576-1642.

Feb. 12-13, 2016: South TX Courage to Change, Mission, TX. Contact: Nadia, 956-687-7714 or email: nadia.pdap@gmail.com.

Feb. 19-20, 2016: Victoria Livestock Show, Victoria, TX. Contact: Heather, 361-212-3200.

Feb. 19-20, 2016: Buna Chamber of Commerce, Buna, TX. Contact: Carolyn Dempsey, 409-289-5832 or email: cdempsey57@hotmail.com.

Feb. 19-20, 2016: BCFA Cook Off, Falfurrias, TX. Contact: Jose Cabrera, 361-455-5935 or email: jbmja777@yahoo.com.

Feb. 19-20, 2016: Smokin on the Red, LA State Championship, Bossier City, LA. Contact: Piper, 318-423-8828.

Feb. 19-20, 2016: Eastmark @ The Great Park BBQ Bash, Arizona State Championship, Mesa, AZ. Contact: Ed Quisenberry, 480-231-0214 or email: daddybearbbq@gmail.com.

Feb. 26-27, 2016: Irving Elks Lodge, Irving, TX. Contact: John, 469-834-7775 or email: jgray2203@verizon.net.

Feb. 26-27, 2016: Smokin’ on the Rio, TX State Championship, Mercedes, TX. Contact: Chuck, 956-975-1254 or email: info@smokinontherio.com.

Feb. 26-27, 2016: Good Bull BBQ Cook-Off, TX State Championship, Kurten, TX. Contact: Jenni, 979-450-2165 or email: friendsordvh@gmail.com.

Feb. 26-27, 2016: Cuero Turkeyfest Ragin’ Cajun Cook-Off, Cuero, TX. Contact: Brenda Martin, 361-243-6114 or email: ctfbbq@hotmail.com.

Feb. 26-27, 2016: 3rd Annual Smoke It Up Cookers Cookoff, Houston, TX. Contact: Benny Juarex, 832-566-9414 or email: bcjuarez77@yahoo.com.

March 4-5, 2016: Kicaster Country Store Cook-off, Adkins, TX. Contact: Roger Velez, 210-393-9463 or email: parovelez@aol.com.

March 4-5, 2016: Republic of TX Independence, State Championship, San Angelo, TX. Contact: John, 325-212-4085 or email: rotbbq@gmail.com.

March 4-5, 2016: 6th TTHA’s Bucks & BBQ, San Antonio, TX. Contact: Jennifer, 210-523-8500.

March 11-12, 2016: Kaufman County Livestock Show BBQ, TX State Championship, Kaufman, TX. Contact: Bill, 214-729-4522.

March 11-12, 2016: Geronimo VFW Post 8456 BBQ, Geronimo, TX. Contact: Bill, 830-481-6311.

March 11-12, 2016: South Texas Nationals, Kingsville, TX. Contact: Stephan, 830-446-2438.

March 11-13, 2016: TX Independence Day Celebration, San Benito, TX. Contact: Carolina, 956-245-4202.

March 11-12, 2016: C of C Turnin’N Burnin BBQ, Pleasanton, TX. Contact: Wade, 830-570-3052 or email: mcbees@sbcglobal.net.

March 11-12, 2016: 4th Annual Spring Braek Cook-Off, Beeville, TX. Contact: Ruben Cuellar, 361-392-3112 or email: rockinr_cc@yaho.com.

March 11-12, 2016: Sweetwater Jaycees Rattlesnake Round-Up, Sweetwater, TX. Contact: Liz Gutierrez, 325-864-6657 or email: 72ecgutierrez@gmail.com.

March 11-12, 2016: ABC Burning Meat, Sinton, TX. Contact: Kathy Burnette, 361-289-5311 or email: kburnette@abctbc.org.

March 18-19, 2016: West Vol. Fire Dept., West, TX. Contact: George, Jr., 254-709-7387.

March 18-19, 2016: 15th James “Jim” Kovch Memorial, Bryan, TX. Contact: Keith, 979-776-1661 or email: keyoungblood@suddenlink.net.

March 18-19, 2016: Lake Ray Roberts Elks, Sanger, TX. Contact: Barbara, 940-595-6326.

March 18-19, 2016: 3rd Gruenau Hall BBQ, Yorktown, TX. Contact: Dianna Metting, 361-564-9513 or email: kiannametting@gmail.com.

March 18-19, 2016: Route 49 Rally & Festival, Jefferson, TX. Contact: James, 972-226-7205 or email: info@jnfance.com.

March 18-19, 2016: Cowboy’s Dancehall Shootout, San Antonio, TX. Cotnact: Danny Perez, 210-646-9378 or email: danny@cowboysdancehall.com.

March 18-19, 2016: PFC Texas Angels, Orange Grove, TX. Contact: Rodona Henderson, 361-597-0695 or
Email: rodonahenderson@msn.com.

March 18-19, 2016: TexFest Auto Show & BBQ Cookoff, Pasadena, TX. Contact: Jorge Guevara, 832-417-9209 or email: texfest@tkobrand.com.

March 25-26, 2016: Vick’s Place Easter Cook Off, Mathis, TX. Contact: Stacey, 361-319-0335 or email: stacegarcia@hotmail.com.

March 25-26, 2016: Ft. Worth Cops4Kids, Ft. Worth, TX. Contact: Dean, 817-999-9511.

March 25-26, 2016: VFW Post 8315 BBQ, Schertz, TX. Contact: Mike, 210-872-8568.

April 1-2, 2016: LaVedera BBQ Cook Off, Lamesa, TX. Contact: Adam, 806-239-5921.

April 1-2, 2016: Alvin Music Festival & Cook Off, Alvin, TX. Contact: Patrick, 281-850-1577.

April 1-2, 2016: Christine VFD BBQ C/O & Team Roping, Christine, TX. Contact: Jackie, 830-570-9571 or email: jake741970@sbcglobal.net.

April 1-2, 2016: Central Texas Roughnect BBQ, Luling, TX. Contact: Trey, 830-875-3215 or email: ledc@austin.rr.com.

April 1-2, 2016: 1st Annual Beeville Spring Fest BBQ Cook Off, Beeville, TX. Contact: Matias Serrata, 361-318-8007 or email: matiasserrata@yahoo.com.

April 1-2, 2016: Up A Cure – VFW 7110, New Braunfels, TX. Contact: Diana, 830-964-3227 or email: purplerelay@yahoo.com.

April 1-2, 2016: Lone Star Guardians Cook-Off, Wallisvills, TX. Contact: Roger Delong, 936-391-1489 or email: roger.delong@guardianscookoff.com.

April 1-2, 2016: Knights of Columbus 12th Annual Barbecue Cookoff, Irving, TX. Contact: Loren Hedrick, 682-551-2238 or email: triplejbbq2@yahoo.com.

April 8-9, 2016: Lil Earl’s Hometown Throwdown, TX State Championship, Marshall, TX. Contact: Chris or Lori, 903-780-1733.

April 8-9, 2016: Post 121 American Legion Riders Annual BBQ Cook Off/Car & Bike Show, Elm Mott, TX. Contact: Mike, 254-804-9635.

April 8-9, 2016: Smokin in the Oaks, Bryan, TX. Contact: Ashley Warren, 979-314-3757 or email: Ashley.warren@rvsource.com.

April 8-9, 2016: 8th Annual Pharr HubPhest, TX State Championship, Terrell, TX. Contact: Iselda Garza, 956-402-4004 or email: iselda.garza@pharr-tx.gov.

April 15-16, 2016: Terrell Heritage Jubilee, TX State Championship, Terrell, TX. Contact: Donna, 972-563-5703 or email: donna@terrelltexas.com.

April 15-16, 2016: West Shore VFD BBQ, Laguna Park, TX. Contact: Danny, 2544-733-1261.

April 15-16, 2016: Haslet Wild West Fest BBQ Cook Off, Haslet, TX. Contact: Wyvonne, 817-223-8624 or email: wallingw@prodigy.net.

April 15-16, 2016: Bulls, Pulls & BBQ, Marion, TX. Contact: Erica, 830-914-3735.

April 15-16, 2016: Orange Grove VFD, Orange Grove, TX. Contact: Lynn, 361-756-9200.

April 15-16, 2016: Buffalo Springs Lake BBQ Wing Cook Off, Lubbock, TX. Contact: Camille Collen, 806-747-3353 or email: camilleg521@gmail.com.

April 15-16, 2016: 28th Annual Elgin Vol. Fire Dept. BBQ Cook-off, Elgin, TX. Contact: Justin Gwinn, 512-294-82 or email: jgwinn@esd4.org.

April 22-23, 2016: Bob Willis Day BBQ Cook Off, Turkey, TX. Contact: Lacy, 806-269-1865 or email: lacy@proudtofarm.com.

April 22-23, 2016: Bexas County Jr Livestock Show BBQ, San Antonio, TX. Contact: Roger, 210-416-2458 or email: beefmaster1@gmail.com.

April 22-23, 2016: BBQ & Wiener Dog Races, Buda, TX. Contact: Frankie, 512-971-0355.

April 22-23, 2016: Sandy’s Que 4 Kids, Nolanville, TX. Contact: Michael Olson, 254-258-8171 or email: liloranch2012@gmail.com. Website: sandysque4kids.wufoo.com.

April 22-23, 2016: Smokin’ Blues & BBQ Festival, Duncanville, TX. Contact: Michael Douglas, 972-989-6551 or email: info@smokinbluesbbqfest.com.

April 22-23, 2016: Wills Point Riding Club, Wills Point, TX. Contact: Wayne Langford, 214-354-4495 or email: herbertdunn@hotmail.com.

April 22-23, 2016: Harlingen’s Bravest Cook-off, Harlingen, TX. Contact: Andy Galvan, 361-228-34 or email: hfdbbq@gmail.com.

April 22-23, 2016: Brazos Valley API Team Roping & BBQ Cookoff, Caldwell, TX. Contact: Jessica Ritter, 979-589-1222 or email: Jessica.ritter@dnow.com.

April 29-30, 2016: Freer Rattlesnake Roundup, Freer, TX. Contact: Sam, 361-394-6891 or email: pitman77@gmail.com.

April 29-30, 2016: Colleyville, TX. Contact: Kevin, 817-877-6915 or email: kwalling@colleyville.com.

April 29-30, 2016: Colorado County Go Texan, Columbus, TX. Contact: Todd M., 979-758-4216. Website: www.coloradocountygotexan.org.

April 29-30, 2016: Archer City Wild Hog Cook-Off, Archer City, TX. Contact: Debra, 940-237-2132 or email: acwhco@gmail.com.

April 29-30, 2016: Texas Shoot Out BBQ, TX State Championship, Andrews, TX. Contact: Jesse, 432-664-0138 or email: achamber@andrewstx.com.

April 29-30, 2016: 7th Wesley Ritchie Memorial BBQ, Victoria, TX. Contact: Monroe, 361-571-0277.

April 29-30, 2016: Wild Horse Desert Roundup, TX State Championship, Bishop, TX. Contact: Roddy Trevino, 361-459-9425 or email: catering@rodstarr.com.

April 29-30, 2016: Our Lady of Guadalupe Church 8th Annual Jamaica Cook-Off, Alice, TX. Contact: Jesse Gonzalez, 361-701-3855 or email: texasrigservice@sbcglobal.net.


KCBS

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

Feb. 5-6, 2016: Brasstown Valley’s BBQ Throwdown, Young Harris, GA. Contact: Bobby Brumley, 706-897-5606 or email: bbrumley@brastownvalley.com.

Feb. 5-6, 2016: The Yaks Melbourne Barbecue Festival, Melbourne, VI. Contact: Margaret Vitale, email: contact@melbournebarbecuefestival.com.au.

Feb. 19-20, 2016: Eastmark at the Great Parks BBQ Bash, State Championship, Mesa, AZ. Contact: Ed Quinsenberry, email: daddybearbq@gmail.com.

Feb. 19-20, 2016: The Pic (Guinea Pig) (Competitor’s Series), Indio, CA. Contact: Arlie Bragg or Jessie Fleischman, 615-758-8749 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

Feb. 20-21, 2016: 9th Annual Smoking Hot BBQ San Juan, San Juan. Contact: Michael Compton, 787-319-9410 or email: mike@bbqpr.com.

Feb. 25-27, 2016: Shotgun Fred BBQ Showdown, State Championship, Huntsville, TX. Contact: Ben Pruitt, 936-661-4204 or email: benatt41@aol.com.

Feb. 26-27, 2016: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, State Championship, Daphne, AL. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

March 4-5, 2016: Boda Getta BBQ, State Championship, Auburn, AL. Contact: Lolly Steiner, 334-887-7011 or email: lolly@auburnchamber.com.

March 3-4, 2016: Sip & Swine BBQ Festival, State Championship, Lawrenceville, GA. Contact: Jim Lloyd, 404-683-1549 or email: jlloyd@lloydprogroup.com.

March 4-5, 2016: Fire on Ice Barbecue World Championship, State Championship, Isle, MN. Contact: Tony Korthaus, 952-405-8495 or email: tony@quetopiabbq.com.

March 4-5, 2016: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Shreveport, LA. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

March 11-12, 2016: Flames on the Flint, State Championship, Bainbridge, GA. Contact: Ronnie Godwin, 229-246-7900 or email: ronnie@godwinjewelers.com or Merritt Godwin, 229-220-1128 or email: merrittgodwin@bellsouth.net.

March 11-12, 2016: Smoke on the Shores, Nashville, TN. Contact: Jeff Hite, email: jeffhite@live.com, or Jason Cole, email: colejac@yahoo.com.

March 11-12, 2016: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Fort Worth, TX. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

March 12, 2016: BBQ & Brew (Backyard), Fairhope, AL. Contact: Steve Ross, 251-408-1424 or email: rosspluss@hotmail.com.

March 18-19, 2016: Smokin In The Square, State Championship, Pensacola, FL. Contact: Ivan Delabruere, 850-516-2622 or email: smokininthesquare@yahoo.com.

March 18-20, 2016: Tupelo BBQ Duel, Tupelo, MS. Contact: Lesli Mart, 662-891-5379 or email: tupelobbq@gmail.com.

March 18-19, 2016: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Tucson, AZ. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

March 19-20, 2016: Meat the East, Enschede. Contact: Marco Wulff Huddie or Lee Stokes, email: info@meat-the-east.com.

March 19-20, 2016: Barn Burner BBQ, Chilliwack, British of Columbia, CA. Contact: Angie Quaale, 604-728-0560 or email: angie@wellseaoned.ca.

March 25-26, 2016: Firelake BBQ Cook Off, Shawnee, OK. Contact: Jason Boyce, 405-878-4850 or email: mason.boyce@potawatomi.org.

March 25-26, 2016: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Reno, NV. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

April 1-2, 2016: Indian River Twisted Tall BBQ Cookoff, State Championship, Vero Beach, FL. Contact: Russell Twiss, 772-925-9343 or email: rtwiss@gmail.com, or Linda Poland, email:lspoland66@gmail.com.

April 1-2, 2016: Cedar Fest BBQ, Cedar Park, TX. Contact: Lyndee Matthews, 512-260-7800 or email: info@cedarparkchamber.org.

April 1-2, 2016: Stillwater Elks Lodge Blazathon, Stillwater, OK. Contact: Chad Duncan, 405-880-4514 or email: chadduncan_1979@hotmail.com.

April 1-2, 2016: Blues Hog BBQ & Music Fest, State Championship, Jackson, TN. Contact: Mary Beth Hopper, 731-616-7474 or email: mbhopper@eplus.net.

April 1-2, 2016: The Ironman, Greencastle, PA. Contact: Eric Forrester, 717-643-0039 or email: eric@mdbbqservices.com.

April 1-2, 2016: Smokin on Big Creek BBQ Contest Benefiting Operation BBQ Relief, State Championship, Pleasant Hill, MO. Contact: Stan Hays, 816-876-9019 or email: shays@operationbbqrelief.org or Amy Hays, email: amyhays@hotmail.com.

April 1-2, 2016: 5th Annual Santa Anita Winners’ Circle BBQ Championship, State Championship, Arcadia, CA. Contact: Ben Lobenstein, 415-683-0784 or email: ben@fireitupevents.com.

April 1-2, 2016: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Renton, WA. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

April 8-9, 2016: Que at the View, Gulfport, MS. Contact: Stacy Landry, 228-314-2103.

April 8-9, 2016: NYC BBQ Cookoff, Staten Island, NY. Contact: Frank Saulle, 718-251-1161 ext. 245 or email: fsaulle@historicrichmondtown.org.

April 8-9, 2016: The Best Damn BBQ Contest at Smithville Lake, Smithville, MO. Contact: Tony Kerns, 913-991-3991 or email: thebestdamnbbqcontest@gmail.com.

April 8-9, 2016: Sixth Annual Bull Moose, State Championship, Somerville, TN. Contact: Marvin Hurley, 901-282-6138 or email: mdhurley1957@yahoo.com.

April 8-9, 2016: Smoke in the Spring, Osage City, KS. Contact: Corey Linton, 785-528-4610 or email: rec@osagecity.com.

April 8-9 2016: Chillin & Grillin, Sand Springs, OK. Contact: Kristen Valentin, 918-245-3221 or email: Kristen@sandspringschamber.com.

April 8-9, 2016: Smoke on the Falls Noccalula BBQ Fest, State Championship, Gadsden, AL. Contact: Janet Tammance, 256-549-4663 or email: jtarrance@cityofgadsden.com.

April 8-9, 2016: Triple Threat BBQ, Beer & Music Festival, State Championship, Harrington, DE. Cnotact: Robin Rocemann or Sandy Fulton, 302-398-5905 or email: robin@thestatefair.net.

April 8-9, 2016: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Salt Lake City, UT. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

April 15-16, 2016: Main Street BBQ & Bluesfest, Washington, MO. Contact: Lauren Ficklin, 636-239-1743 or email: events@downtownwashmo.org.

April 15-16, 2016: Cornelia Apple Blossom BBQ & Brews Festival, State Championship, Cornelia, GA. Contact: Jessie Owensby, 706-778-8585 or email: dmanager@corneliageorgia.org or Rachel Harper, 706-778-8585 or email: apple2016@whitefoxrun.com.

April 15-16, 2016: Interstate BBQ Festival, Hagerstown, MD. Contact: Rob Immer, email: rob@mountainmarylandevents.com.

April 15-16, 2016: Roberts Ranch Smokin Red Dirt BBQ, State Championship, Enid, OK. Contact: Lynee Benkendorf, 580-548-8194 or email: lbendendorf@eaglemkt.com.

April 15-16 2016: The Ultimate BBQ Showdown East vs. West VII, State Championship, Wildomar, CA. Contact: Henry Silvestre, 951-445-1903 or email: hsilvestre@aol.com.

April 15-16, 2016: High on the Hog Festival, State Championship, Winchester, TN. Contact: Linda Gould, 205-841-3758 or Dianne Zimmerman, 931-607-6030.

April 15-16, 2016: 20th Annual Fire House BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Kings Mountain, NC. Contact: Frank Burns, 704-734-0555 or email: frankb@cityofkm.com.

April 15-16, 2016: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Fort Collins, CO. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

April 16, 2016: QC BBQ Grill-IN and Cookoff at Quail Creek Resort (Backyard), Hartselle, AL. Contact: Matthew Nail, 256-214-1988 or email: matt@quailcreek.com.

April 22-23, 2016: CCS Fest: CCS Spring Festival & BBQ Competition, Indianapolis, IN. Contact: Brett Healey, 317-223-7143 or email: healeybrett@att.net or Sheila Healey, 317-491-7554 or email: sheilahealey@att.net.

April 22-23, 2016: Morris Twister Days BBQ Competition, Morris, OK. Contact: Sarah Amador, 918-759-1338 or email: sfamador1122@yahoo.com.

April 22-23, 2016: Wabash Ribberfest BBQ Championship, State Championship, Mt. Carmel, IL. Contact: Chuck Johnson, 618-878-9028 or email: chuckjohnsonbbq@hotmail.com or Mary Duckets, 618-263-2431 or email: mkduckett@outlook.com.

April 22-23, 2016: Rock N Ribs BBQ Festival, Springfield, MO. Contact: Barbara Dixon, email: bdixon@steelmantransport.com or Kim Nash, email: knish@greatsouthernbank.com.

April 22-23, 2016: Southaven Springfest, State Championship, Southaven, MS. Contact: Eddie Foshee, 901-800-8504 or email: jefoshee@gmail.com or Buddy Harvey, email: buddyharvey@bellsouth.net.

April 22-23, 2016: 8th Annual VFW Post 846 BBQ Challenge, State Championship, Overland Park, KS. Contact: Tanya Brunning or Nora Mupo, 913-648-4991 or email: bbqvfw846@gmail.com.

April 22-23, 2016: Uptown Lexington BBQ Capital Cook Off, State Championship, Lexington, NC. Contact: Rebekah McGee, email: rebekah@uptownlexington.com.

April 22-23, 2016: Smokin Ain’t Allowed in School (Backyard), Gurley, AL. Contact: Heath Kent, 256-656-4427 or email: hnbkent4@yahoo.com or Tricia Morton, 256-538-8998 or email: triciam840@gmail.com.

April 22-23, 2016: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour (Regional), Las Vegas, NV. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

April 22-24, 2016: Central Iowa Expo BBQ, State Championship, Boone, IA. Contact: Ron & Dena Milhous, 515-231-1381 or email: denamilhous@hotmail.com or Troy Youngblood, 402-740-9214 or email: gobsjudges@gmail.com.

April 22-23, 2016: Bynum School’s Best of the Basin, Midland, TX. Contact: Tracy Bush, 432-520-0075 or email: tracy@bynumschool.org.

April 23-24, 2016: Baseball & BBQ Cookoff II, Hoofdorp, NL. Contact: Fernando Wokke, or email: info@smokeyvillage.com.

April 23, 2016: Backyard BBQ Brawl in the Boro (Backyard), State Championship, Murfresboro, TN. Contact: George Smith, 615-948-3490 or email: decherd2@hotmail.com.

April 23, 2016: Southern Hot Wing Festival (Competitor’s Series), Memphis, TN. Contact: Paul Gagliano, 901-949-2596 or email: pauljgagliano@fmail.com.

April 29-30, 2016: Fire at the Foothills BBQ & Chili Cook-Off (Backyard Contest), Chelsea, AL. Contact: Scott Weygand, 205-678-4711 or email: sweygand@farmersagent.com.

April 29-30, 2016: BBQ Boogie & Blues, Calhoun, GA. Contact: Sarah Husser, 706-296-7103 or email: shusser@gordonchamber.org or Aaron Walkover, 706-307-9129.

April 29-May 1, 2016: Smokin on the Water, State Championship, Liberty, IN. Contact: Carl Sharp, 765-458-5574 or email: carl.sharp.c9mm@statefarm.com.

April 29-30, 2016: Masters in May, State Championship, Appleton, WI. Contact: Bob Schemm, 920-740-6920 or email: rschemm@new.rr.com.

April 29-30, 2016: The G Town Smokin Showdown, State Championship, Garnett, KS. Contact: Mike Norman, 785-448-8899 or email: mnhnorman@embarqmail.com.

April 29-30, 2016: Smokin on the Prairie BBQ Cook-off, State Championship, Stuttgart, AR. Contact: Adam Fontenot, email: adam@mackspw.com or Ginger Holladay, email: ginger@mackspw.com.

April 29-30, 2016: Smokin’ in the Ville, State Championship, Edwardsville, KS. Contact: Regina Utter, 913-442-5044 or email: info@bsedwchamber.org.

April 29-30, 2016: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Overland Park, KS. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

April 29-30, 2016: 3rd Annual Pickin’ N Pullin’, State Championship, Lanexa, VA. Contact: Jon Caldwell, 804-966-8362 or email: jcaldwell@rockahock.com.

April 30-31, 2016: Ridgefield Gone Country BBQ Festival, State Championship, Ridgefield, CT. Contact: Cliff Heidinger, 203-313-1714 or email: info@ridgefieldbbqct.com.

April 30-May 1, 2016: Masters In May – The Classic, Appleton, WI. Contact: Bob Schemm, 920-740-6920 or email: rschemm@new.rr.com.

April 30-May 1, 2016: Smoke By The River, Brugg, CH. Contact: Okker Cuiper, email: okker.cuiper@comanagement.ch.


LSBS

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

Feb. 5-6, 2016: Twin Elm Ranch Chuch Wagon & BBQ, Bandera, TX.

Feb. 26-27, 2016: Italy Lions Club, Italy, TX.

March 4-6, 2016: BBQ Austin/Rodeo Austin, Austin, TX.

March 4-5, 2016: TFW Bentwood, George Town, TX

March 11-12, 2016: MDA Backyard BBQ, Del Rio, TX.

March 11-12, 2016: Best Little Cook-off in Texas, La Grange, TX.

March 11-12, 2016: VFW Post 6115, Elgin, TX.

March 18-19, 2016: TX Hill Country BBQ, Marble Falls, TX.

March 18-19, 2016: South 40 BBQ Cook-off, Waco, TX.

March 18-19, 2016: Shelby County Grill Fest, Center, TX.

March 18-19, 2016: Wild Hog Explosion, Bandera, TX.

March 25-26, 2016: Here’s to Our Heroes Easter Festival & Cook-off, Kerrville, TX.

March 25-26, 2016: Smokin in Action, Wichita Falls, TX.

April 1-2, 2016: Wild Pig Cook-off, Event, TX.

April 1-2, 2016: Greater Magnolia Chamber Cook-off, Magnolia, TX.

April 1-2, 2016: Pink Soles in Motion, Carrollton, TX.

April 1-2, 2016: Leon County Wild West Cook-Off, Centerville, TX.

April 1-2, 2016: Wild West TAFR Cook-Off, Leon County, TX.

April 8-9, 2016: Country Club, Quanah, TX.

April 8-9, 2016: Operation Blue Santa, Round Rock, TX.

April 15-16, 2016: Circleville, TX (first in a series of 3 cook-offs).

April 22-23, 2016: Nation Hail BBQ Cook-off, Forth Worth, TX.

April 22-23, 2016: 19th Annual State Championship BBQ & Goat, Goldthwaite, TX.

April 22-23, 2016: Germanfest, Muenster, TX.

April 22-23, 2016: VFW/LAX BBQ Cook-off, Leander, TX.

April 29-30, 2016: BBQ Buyers Group Cook-off, Round Rock, TX.

May 6-7, 2016: Menard, TX.

May 6-7, 2016: Kim Lake Memorial Cooking for Kids State Championship, Jefferson, TX.

May 6-8, 2016: Howdy Roo, Marble Falls, TX.

May 13-14, 2016: Cooking for the Parks, Kaufman, TX.

May 13-14, 2016: Blues & Barbecue, Waco, TX.

May 13-14, 2016: TFW Bentwood, Georgetown, TX.

May 21-22, 2016: Blue Lotus Winery, Lone Star Flavor BBQ Competition, Seguin, TX.

May 20-21, 2016: Circleville, TX (second in a series of three).

May 27-28, 2016: Get Your Cook On, Bandera, TX.

June 3-4, 2016: TAFR Wild Game, Houston, TX.

June 3-4, 2016: Chisholm Trail Round-up, Lockhart, TX.

June 3-4, 2016: Wild Horse Prairie Days, Haskell, TX.

June 3-4, 2016: Llano VFD, Llano, TX.

June 10-11, 2016: Cow Camp Cook-off, San Saba, TX.

June 10-11, 2016: VFD BBQ Cook-off, Ft. McKavett, TX.

June 10-11, 2016: Kopper Kettle Cook-off, Durant, OK.

June 17-18, 2016: Juneteenth Rhythm & Ribs Festival, Round Rock, TX.

June 17-18, 2016: GR Elite Cook-off, Glen Rose, TX.

June 24-25, 2016: Riverfest, Bandera, TX.

June 24-25, 2016: Circleville, TX (third in a series of three).

July 8-9, 2016: Bentwood TFW, Georgetown, TX.

July 8-9, 2016: Spring Ho, Lampasas, TX.

July 16-17, 2016: Top 20 Invitation Only, Circleville, TX.

July 22-23, 2016: Smokin in the Park, State Championship, Post, TX.

July 29-30, 2016: 4th Annual Bangs Flamin BBQ & Red Hot Trade Days, Bangs, TX.

Aug. 19-20, 2016: Hot Chili Days & Cook Mountain Nights, Red River, NM.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: Taylor International, Circleville, TX.


MABA

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

April 1-2, 2016: The Ironman, Greencastle, PA. Contact: Eric Forrester, 717-643-0039 or email: eric@mdbbqservices.com. Website: www.ironmanbbq.com.

April 8-9, 2016; NYC BBQ Cookoff, Staten Island, NY. Contact: Frank Saulle. Website: www.historicrichmondtown.org.

April 8-9, 2016: Triple Threat BBQ, Beer & Music Festival, State Championship, Harrington, DE. Contact: Robin Rockemann or Sandy Fulton, 302-398-5905 or email: robin@thestatefair.net.

April 15-16, 2016: Interstate BBQ Festival, Hagerstown, MD. Contact: Rob Immer. Website: www.interstatebbqfestival.com.

April 22-23, 2016: Uptown Lexington BBQ Capital Cook Off, Lexington, NC. Contact: Rebekah McGee, email: rebekah@uptownlexington.com. Website: www.bbqcapitalcookoff.com.

May 6-7, 2016: Naptown barBAYq Contest & Music Festival, Annapolis, MD. Contact: Edward Kumian. Website: www.barbayq.com.

May 6-7, 2016: Jiggy With the Piggy, Kannapolis, NC. Contact: Eddie Smith, 704-920-4308 or email: resmith@kannapolisnc.gov.

May 6-7, 2016: Smoke in the Valley BBQ Competition, Green Lane, PA. Contact: Shaun Tucker, email: stucker75@live.com. Website: www.glfcbbq.com.

May 13-14, 2016: BBQ Jamoboree, Fredericksburg, VA. Contact: James Sharon. Website: www.bbqjamboree.com.

May 20-21, 2016: Chesapeake Jubilee, State Championship, Chesapeake, VA. Contact: Amy Branning, 757-482-4848 or email: director@chesapeakefubilee.org. Website: www.chesapeakejubilee.org.

May 21-21, 2016: Kings of Q BBQ Cook Off & Festival, Ayden, NC. Contact: Tony Peterson, 252-367-7749 or email: tony.peterson@aydenbbq.org. Website: www.aydenbbq.org.

May 20-21, 2016: Salt City BBQ Festival, Syracuse, NY. Contact: Eileen Carr, 315-229-7438 or email: eacarr@live.com.

May 28-29, 2016: Roc City Rib Fest, Rochester, NY. Contact: Brian Wemett. Website: www.roccityribfest.com.

June 3-4, 2016: Commander Brew N Que, Ocean City, MD. Contact: Sandy Fulton, 410-726-1881.

June 3-4, 2016: Hog Happenin’ BBQ & Bike Fest, State Championship, Lincolnton, NC. Contact: Abby Cole, 704-736-8915 oir email: acole@lincolntonnc.org. Website: www.hoghappenin.org.

June 10-11, 2016: The Historic New Castle Colonial BBQ Competition at Battery Park, State Championship, New Castle, DE. Contact: Sandy Fulton, 410-726-1881 or email: sandyfulton720@gmail.com.

June 10-11, 2016: Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival, State Championship, Tryon, NC. Contact: Christina Feagan or Carl Wharton, 828-817-3691 or email: Christina@carolinafoothillschamber.com.

June 17-18, 2016: Almost Heaven BBQ Bash, Buckhannon, WV. Contact: Jody Light, 304-439-3033 or email: almostheavenbbqbash@gmail.com. Website: www.almostheavenbbqbash.com.

June 17-18, 2016: Peak City Pigfest, Apex, NC. Contact: Graham Wilson, 919-362-7141 or email: graham@peakcietypigfest.com.

June 17-18, 2016: Crossborder Boots, Brews & Que, State Championship, Wilson, NY. Contact: Kathy O’Keefe, 716-622-8329 or email: ktokeefeedesigns2@aol.com. Website: www.crossbordersbbq.com.

June 25-26, 2016: Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle, State Championship, Washington, DC. Contact: Allen Tubis or Doug Halo, 301-860-0630 or email: allen@bbqindc.com.

July 1-4, 2016: I Love Barbecue & Music Festival, Lake Placid, NY. Contact: Dmitry Feld. Website: www.ilbbqf.com.

July 8-9, 2016: New Jersey State Barbecue Championship, North Wildwood, NY. Contact: Eric Shenkus, 609-523-6565.

July 8-9, 2016: Chilling & Grilling in the Glades, State Championship, Wise, VA. Contact: Greg Cross, email: cross_g@wisecounty.org.

July 15-16, 2016: Smoke on the Mountain/VA State BBQ Championship, Galax, VA. Contact: Judy Brannock, 276-236-2184 or email: info@twincountrychambers.com. Website: www.smokeonthemountainva.com.

July 22-23, 2106: MNC BBQ Festival – “Smokin’ in the Valley”, State Championship, Maggie Valley, NC. Contact: Teresa Smith, 828-926-1686 or email: teresa@maggievalley.org. Website: www.mncbqfestial.org.

Aug. 5-6, 2016: Pigs & Pedals, State Championship, Asheboro, NC. Contact: Pam Morgan, 336-626-1277 or email: pmorgan@ci.asheboro.nc.us.

Aug. 12-13, 2016: Maryland State BBQ Bash, Bel Air, MD. Contact: Roman Daridyuk, 443-823-1797 or email: roman@downtownbelair.com.  Website: www.downtownbelair.com.

Aug. 12-13, 2016: Mountain High BBQ Festival & Car Show, Franklin, NC. Contact: Linda Harbuck, 828-524-3161 or email: facc@franklin-chamber.com.  Website: www.mountainhighbbqfestival.com.

Aug. 19-21, 2016: Hudson Valley Ribfest, State Championship, New Paltz, NY. Contact: Shonda Bohlinger, 844-742-3378 or email: contest@hudsonvalleyribfest.com. Website: www.hudsonvalleyribfest.org.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: New Holland Summer Fest, New Holland, PA. Contact: Chuck Sheffield, 717-669-1400 or email: nhsummerfest@yahoo.com. Website: www.nhsummerfest.org.

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


MBN

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

March 18-19, 2016: Cookin’ for Mental Health, Newton, MS. Contact: Kay Crenshaw, 601-479-7943 or email: ktcren@bellsouth.net.

April 1-2, 2016: Atoka BBQ Fest, Atoka, TN. Contact: Brian Peel, 901-837-5306 or 785-213-1907 or email: bpeel@townofatoka.com.

April 15-16, 2016: Philadelphia Ham Jam Arts Festival, Philadelphia, MS. Contact: Tony Gray, 601-562-6471 or email: jgray10301@gmail.com.

April 22-23, 2016: Southaven Springfest, Southaven, MS. Contact: Kristi Faulkner, 662-393-6939 or662-393-7294 or email: kfaulkner@southaven.org.

May 6-7, 2016: Que on the Yazoo, Greenwood, MS. Contact: Becky Palmer, 662-453-7625 or email: mainstreetgreenwood@gmail.com.

June 1-4, 2016: Covington World’s Oldest BBQ Cooking Contest, Covington, TN. Contact: Amy Payne, 901-476-1107or 901-485-3075 or email: apayne@covintontin.com.

June 3-4, 2016: Tate County Fair Smokeout, Senatobia, MS. Contact: Jack Jennings, 901-640-8966 or email: Jennings.jack@yahoo.com, or Lisa Monarch-Jennings, 901-438-7071 or email: lmonarchjennings@yahoo.com.

June 3-4, 2016: Delta Jubilee Smokin Hot BBQ Contest, Clarksdale, MS. Contact: Sue Griffin, 662-902-1993 or email: buckinghamsue@gmi.net.

June 10-11, 2016: Grillin’ on the River, Greenville, MS. Contact: Clinton Pettiet, 662-822-0284 or email: Clinton@pettietag.com or Jimmy Brown, 662-347-3841 or email: jimmy@dawkinsofficesupply.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: 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. 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. 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. 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

MNBBQS

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

March 4-5, 2016: Fire on Ice, Isle, MN. Website: www.fireonicebbq.com.

May 13-14, 2016: Minnesota in May BBQ Contest, St. Paul, MN.

June 3-4, 2016: Smokin’ in Steele, Owatonna, MN. Contact: Joe Elbert, 507-279-4015 or email: jelbert56@gmail.com. Website: www.smokininsteele.com.

July 22-23, 2016: Sam’s Club Qualifer, Woodbury, MN. Website: kcbs.us/samstour.

Aug. 19-20, 2016: SmokeFest, Marshall, MN. Contact: Tim Steincach, 507-557-7204 or email: tim.steinbach@smsu.edu.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: 9th Annual Big Island BBQ, Albert Lea, MN. Contact: Perry Vining, 800-658-2526 or 507-402-6371 or email: pvining@smig.net or Dick Dahlen, 507-402-2350 or email: ddahlen@charter.net.

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

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

Sept. 19, 2016: Smoke N’ Wright Fireman Fundraiser BBQ Contest, Saint Michael, MN. Email: smokenwright@midwestrubs.com.

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

June 25-26, 2016: Green Mountain BBQ Championship, Farr’s Field. Website: www.GreenMountainBBQ.com.

Sept. 2-4, 2016: Finger Lakes Fire & Smoke BBQ Festival, Lake Front Park, Seneca Lake.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Smugglers Den Pit Masters BBQ Competition, Smugglers Den Campground.


Texas Gulf Coast BBQ Cookers Association

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

Feb. 5-6, 2015: Humble Rodeo & BBQ Cookoff, Humble Civic Arena Parking Lot, Humble, TX. Contact: Ric Halbrook, 713-826-6321.

March 5, 2016: Freedom Fest, Concan, TX.

April 2, 2016: Cleveland Livestock Show BBQ Cookoff, Cleveland, TX.

April 9, 2016: Rock the River BBQ Cookoff, Houston, TX. Contact: email: rocktheriverhou@gmail.com.

April 9, 2016: Neal’s Lodge, Concan, TX.

April 30, 2016: Friends for Wishes – Make-A-Wish, Hempstead, TX. Contact: Brandon Walker, 713-203-5254, Herschel Williams, 281-703-1329, or Allen Higgenbotham, 281-217-5055.

June 11, 2016: Q’ing to Cure Childhood Cancer.

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

Nov. 12, 2016: Diamonds & Dollars.


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


SOUTHERN BARBECUE NETWORK

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

Feb. 13, 2016: SBN Annual Meeting, Dorchester Shrine Club, Summerville, SC.

Feb. 26-27, 2016: Fire and Ice on the Shrine Lake, Dorchester Shrine Club, Summerville, SC.

March 18, 2016: Commissioners Cup Reception, West Columbia, SC.

March 19, 2016: Commissioners Cup BBQ Cook Off, West Columbia, SC.

April 1-2, 2016: Smoke at the Lodge, Summerville, SC.

April 8, 2016: Holly Hill Spring Black Cook Off, Holly Hill, SC.

April 15-16, 2016: Pork in the Park, Newberry, SC. Contact: Mary Alex Kopp, 803-321-3881 or email: mkopp@cityofnewberry.com.

Apirl 22-23, 2106: Southern Flame, The Ponds, Summerville, SC.

July 15-16, 2016: Spruce Pine BBQ Championship, Spruce Pine, NC.

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: Jamil Shriners BBQ Cook Off, Jamil Temple, Columbia, SC.

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

Steak Cookoff Association

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

Feb. 5, 2016: Humble Rodeo Steak Cookoff, Humble, TX.

Feb. 5, 2016: Twin Cities Mardi Gras Steak Cookoff, Monroe, LA.

Feb. 20, 2015: 2nd Annual Red Dog Icehouse Steak Throwdown, Kenedy, TX.

March 12, 2016: Camden Daffodil Championship Steak Cookoff, Camden, AR.

March 22, 2016: NBBQA Classic Steak Cookoff, Jacksonville, FL.

March 19, 2016: 903 Brewers Steak Cookoff, Sherman, TX.

April 2, 2016: Smokin’ on Big Creek Steak Cookoff, Pleasant Hill, MO.

April 8, 2016: Baseball & BBQ Steak Cookoff, Hoofddorp, Netherlands.

April 9, 2016: Scurry County Cowboy Church Steak Extravaganza, Snyder, TX.

Apirl 16, 2016: John Henry’s Steak Challenge, Houston, TX.

April 23, 2016: Cass County Championship & Steak Cookoff, Linden, TX.

April 23, 2016: Fordyce on the Cottonbelt Steak Cookoff, Fordyce, AR.

April 23, 2016: Kansas Steak Championship, Wichita, KS.

April 30, 2016: 2nd Annual Bikers Against Child Abuse Steak Cookoff, El Dorado, AR.

May 1, 2016: The Hill Country Cookoff & Music Festival, WImberly, TX.

May 1, 2016: Rahr B Que Steak Cookoff, Fort Worth, TX.

May 6, 2016: Que on the Yazoo Steak Cookoff, Greenwood, MS.

May 20, 2016: The Chicago Steak Cookoff, Chicago, IL.

May 29, 2016: North Texas Steak Cookoff, Keller, TX.

June 3, 2016: Smokin’ in Steele Steak Cookoff, Owatonna, MN.

June 4, 2016: High Steaks Rollin Steak Cookoff, Sallisaw, OK.

June 10, 2016: Feranandina Beach Battle of the Beach Steak Cookoff, Fernandina Beach, FL.

June 18, 2016: The Canadian Festival of Chili and BBQ Steak Cookoff, North Vancouver, BC, Canada.

July 3, 2016: Half Moon Holidays Steak Cookoff, Shiner, TX.

Aug. 26, 2016: Big Island Steak Ccookoff, Albert Lea, MN.

Aug. 26, 2016: Raider Red Steak Cookoff, Lubbock, TX.


NON-SANCTIONED EVENTS

Feb. 20, 2016: Chili Cook-Off “Mardi Gras Style”, Mancuso Harley-Davidson, Houston, TX. Contact: 281-970-9700 or email: smayfield@mancuso-hd.com. Website: www.mancusocrossroads.com.

March 19, 2016: Smokin’ Out Muscular Dystrophy BBQ Cook Off, Coweta County Fairgrounds, Newnan, GA. Contact: Ed Bryant, 770-317-6460 or email: firemanebryant@yahoo.com; Jon Fore, 678-898-5607 or email: jfore@fairburn.com; or Jeremy Carlile, 770-328-4969.

April 2, 2016: 28th Annual Barbecue Under the Oaks, Gulfport Centennial Plaza, Gulfport, MS. Contact: Gulf Symphony Orchestra, 228-896-4276. Website: www.gulfcoastsymphony.net

COOKING SCHOOLS

Feb. 19-21, 2016: Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA. Website: www.jacksoldsouth.com.

March 12-13, 2016: NEBS Meat Cutting, Sausage & Curing Class, Valley View Farm. Contact: Andy King, email: aking@nebs.org or Jed LaBonte, unclejed1@verizon.net.

March 12-13, 2016: Aporkalypse Now Competition BBQ Class, Springfield, VA. Website: aporkalyspenowbbq.com.

March 12-13, 2016: Swamp Boys Q School, Eagle Lake BBQ Fest, Eagle Lake. Contact: Rub Bagby, email: rub@swampboys.com. Website: www.swampboyps.com.

April 23, 2016: NEBS Annual Cooking Class, Maynard Rod & Gun Club. Website: www.nebs.org.

July 17-19, 2016: Cookshack and Fast Eddy™ Restaurant and Catering Class – Take your barbecue to the next level! 3-day class: Sun-Tue July 17-19, 2016, or 2-day class: Mon-Tue July 18-19, 2016. Ponca City Country Club, Ponca City, OK. Instructors:  David Bouska, Ed Maurin, Stuart Powell. Website: www.cookshack.com/store/Cooking-Classes.

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.


JUDGING SCHOOLS

Feb. 5, 2016: SCA Certified Judges Class, Humble, TX. Website: www.steakcookoffs.com.

March 5, 2016: MBN Judging Class, Senatobia, MS. Contact: Jack Jennings, 901-340-8966 or email: Jennings.jack@yahoo.com.

April 24, 2016: KCBS Certified BBQ Judge Class, Maynard, MA. Email: parkinson55@comcast.net or events@NEBS.org. Website: www.kcbs.us.

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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