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EVENTS

AKBBQA

July 19-20, 2014: Alaska State BBQ Championships, Pioneer Park, Fairbanks, AK.

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

July 12, 2014: 4th Annual Wine Country Big Q, Rohnert Park, CA.

July 19, 2014: CA Northstate BBQ Championship Round 2, location TBA.

July 26, 2014: 6th Annual Vista Q Classic, Vista, CA.

July 26, 2014: 3rd Annual Siskiyou Beef Country Cookoff, Montague, CA.

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. 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.

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.


CTBA

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

July 18-19, 2014: [Quad-Cities] Seaton Star Hall. Contact: Edwin Pechal, 254-985-2282.

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

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

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

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

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Horny Toad Harley Davidson. Contact: Jordan Lee, 254-773-2243.

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

July 18-19, 2014: Smokin on the Suwannee BBQ Festival, Live Oak, FL. Contact: Damon Wooley, 386-590-6038.

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. 12-13, 2014: First Responders Choo, Choose BBQ & Blues Fest, Spring Hill, FL. Contact: Bill Donati, 727-639-7639.

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. 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 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.


IBCA

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

July 3-4, 2014: Hilo Bay Cook Off, Hilo, HI. Contact: Rick, 808-935-1860.

July 3-4, 2014: 3rd Annual Avoyelles Arts & Music Fest BBQ, LA State Championship, Marksville, LA. Contact: Lexi, 318-359-2906.

July 3-4, 2014: Smokin Heroes’ BarBQ Cook Off, La Feria, TX. Contact: Ben, 956-797-2261.

July 4-5, 2014: TX Veterans Memorial Park BBQ Cook Off, Smithville, TX. Contact: Kathy, 512-237-0133.

July 4-5, 2014: Texas Cook’em: High Steaks in Edinburg, Edinburg, TX. Contact: Ronnie, 856-383-4974.

July 10-12, 2014: Big Tex BBQ Fest, Pasadena, TX. Contact: Samuel, 832-294-4286.

July 11-12, 2014: Cruisin’ in the Park, Arkadelphia, AR. Contact: Mike, 870-246-5499.

July 11-12, 2014: K-Town BBQ & Music Fest, Kosciusko, TX. Contact: Curt, 830-391-7105.

July 18-19, 2014: Coryell Country Critters BBQ, Gatesville, TX. Contact: Nancy, 254-405-5722.

July 18-19, 2014: Quail Creek VFD 9th Annual Cook Off, Victoria, TX. Contact: Mike, 361-652-7738.

July 18-19, 2014: Dam Lakefest, TX State Championship, Somerville, TX. Contact: Melanie, 979-255-1622.

July 18-19, 2014: Bayou BBQ Bash, LA State Championship, Morgan City, LA. Contact: Donna, 985-384-3830.

July 25-26, 2014: Moulton Town & Country Jamboree BBQ Cook Off, TX State Championship, Moulton, TX. Contact: Larissa, 361-772-6253.

July 25-26, 2014: Great Texas Mosquito Festival, Clute, TX. Contact: Angel, 979-265-8392.

July 25-26, 2014: Smokin’ & Blazin’ Bull BBQ Bout, Red River, NM. Contact: Dana, 806-584-1675.

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: 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: Greater LaVernia Park Foundation, LaVernia, TX. Contact: Robert, 210-669-2720.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Aug. 29-31, 2014: Kleberg Pinto Bean & BBQ Cook Off


KCBS

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

July 3-4, 2014: Whiting BBQ Cookoff, State Championship, Whiting, IA.  Contact: Kurt Neldeberg, 712-455-2095 or email: klneld@longlines.com.

July 3-4, 2014: Liberty 4th Fest BBQ Contest, State Championship, Liberty, MO. Contact: Gayle Potter, 816-781-5200 or email: gaylep@libertychamber.com.

July 4-6, 2014: I Love Barbecue & Music Festival, State Championship, Lake Placid, NY. Contact: Dmitry Feld, 518-523-2071 or email: dmitry@usaluge.org.

July 4-5, 2014: Que’n in the Park, Bryant, AR. Contact: Lee Crow, 501-794-9792 or email: lee.crow@att.net.

July 4-6, 2014: Pork & Brew BBQ State Championship, State Championship, Rio Rancho, NM. Contact: Greg Pena, 505-891-7258 or email: gpena@ci.rio-rancho.nm.us.

July 4-5, 2014: Sam’s Club National Tour, Traverse City, MI. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

July 4-5, 2014: Sauce & Cycles, Falls City, NE. Contact: David Branch, 402-245-4228 or email: directorccms@sentco.net.

July 4-5, 2014: Fin to Fur Red, White & Blue BBQ Blowout, State Championship, Thayer, MO. Contact: Missy Underwood, 417-280-1016 or email: missy_underwood10@yahoo.com.

July 5-6, 2014: Montana BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Absarokee, MT. Contact: Nick Morrison, 406-690-3030 or email: nmrocco@yahoo.com.

July 10-12, 2014: SC Festival of Discovery, State Championship, Greenwood, SC. Contact: Laura Ackerman, 864-942-8448 or email: festivalofdiscovery@gmail.com.

July 11-12, 2014: Firin’ Up the Fox BBQ Contest, State Championship, St. Charles, IL. Contact: Kevin Call, 630-233-4746 or email: info@firinupthefox.com.

July 11-12, 2014: 1st Annual BBQ Throwdown & Farm Festival, State Championship, Salisbury, NC. Contact: Marco Brito, 281-961-5971 or email: borntocook007@yahoo.com; or Aaron Lawing, 704-223-5286 or email: aaronlawing@yahoo.com.

July 11-12, 2014: The Madelia Blazin’ Barbeque Blast, State Championship, Madelia, NM. Contact: Tom Osborne, 507-340-4445 or email: tosborne@kocpas.net.

July 11-12, 2014: 13th Annual Bordertown Bash, State Championship, Fort Smith, AR. Contact: Daniel Moore, 479-650-9135 or email: trolleytimebbq@gmail.com.

July 11-12, 2014: 7th Annual Wellsville BBQ Cookoff, State Championship, Wellsville, MO. Contact: Pat Pursifull, 573-684-3131 or email: ppursifull@sbcglobal.net.

July 11-12, 2014: Wine Country Big Q, State Championship, Rohnert Park, CA. Contact: Judy Groverman Walker, 707-523-3728 or email: judy@scbigq.com.

July 11-12, 2014: Gold Ribbin’ BBQ Fest of Greater Green Bay, State Championship, Green Bay, WI. Contact: Steven Krueger, 920-437-0476 or email: sjk@lcojlaw.com.

July 11-12, 2014: 8th Annual Ohio Veterans BBQ Cookoff, State Championship, Kettering, OH. Contact: Kettering American Legion Post 598, 937-433-927 or email: legionpost598@yahoo.com.

July 11-12, 2014: Sam’s Club National Tour, Madison, WI. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

July 11-13, 2014: New Jersey State Barbecue Championship, State Championship, North Wildwood, NJ. Contact: Eric Shenkus, 609-523-6565 or email: njbbq@njbbq.com.

July 11-12, 2014: Cowley County BBQ Contest, State Championship, Winfield, KS. Contact: Marily Alberding, 620-222-2154 or email: marily_kay1031@yahoo.com.

July 11-12, 2014: Johnson County Fair BBQ, Warrensburg, MO. Contact: Jason Beckner, 660-238-3976 or email: jbeckner@vlpco.com.

July 12-13, 2014: Pork in the Park, State Championship, Stamford, CT. Contact: Nia Rhodes Jackson, 203-989-0321 or email: nia@millriverpark.com.

July 16-19, 2014: Griller’s Cup, State Championship, Laramie, WY. Contact: Dee Bott, 307-742-2142 ext. 5665 or email: dbott@ivinsonhospital.org.

July 18-19, 2014: RiverFest Red, White & Que, State Championship, Bellevue, NE. Contact: Doris Urwin, 402-898-3000 or email: doris@bellevuenebraska.com.

July 18-19, 2014: Island Resort & Casino U.P. Hog Wild, Harris, MI. Contact: John Bertoldi, 906-774-1707 or email: bosshogwild@hotmail.com.

July 18-19, 2014: Warren County All American BBQ Festival, State Championship, Pittsfield, PA. Contact: Melissa Anderson, 814-723-3050 or email: manderson@wccbi.org.

July 18-19, 2014: Cookin’ on Kampeska, State Championship, Watertown, SD. Contact: Caitlin Woecks, 605-886-5814 or email: Caitlin@watertownsd.com.

July 18-19, 2014: BBQ’Loo & Blues Too!, State Championship, Waterloo, IA. Contact: Cindy Wells, 319-404-7308 or email: cjwsews@mchsi.com.

July 18-20, 2014: Wakefield Rotary Campus Cook Off & State BBQ Championship, State Championship, Kingston, RI. Contact: Arthur Faria, 401-789-3902 or email: budfaria@yahoo.com.

July 18-19, 2014: Blues, BBQ & Bargains, State Championship, Hays, KS. Contact: Megan Colson, 785-621-4171 or email: megan@downtownhays.com.

July 18-19, 2014: Wine, Brew & Bar-B-Que Too!, State Championship, New Palestine, IN. Contact: Mark Kennedy, 317-417-3050 or email: mkennedy57@comcast.net.

July 18-19, 2014: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Woodbury, MN. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

July 18-19, 2014: Smoke on the Mountain – VA State BBQ Championship, State Championship, Galax, VA. Contact: Ron Passmore, 276-233-0334, or Judy, 276-236-2184 or email: info@twincountychamber.com.

July 18-19, 2014: 10th Annual WildBlue BBQ, State Championship, Burlington, KS. Contact: Kristy Reeves, 620-364-5121 or email: kristyr@lyon-coffey.coop.

July 18-19, 2014: Bucks, Ducks, & BBQ, Conway, AR. Contact: Kevin Grass, 501-412-0164 or email: Kevin@arkansasoutdoorsexpo.com.

July 19-20, 2014: Troy Pig Out, State Championship, Troy, NY. Contact: Downtown Troy BID, 518-279-7997 or email: info@troybid.org.

July 24-26, 2014: Days of 47 BBQ Showdown, State Championship, Holladay, UT. Contact: Cheryl Ramsden, 928-208-2375 or email: info@musicbrewsbbq.com.

July 24-25, 2014: ACF – GKCCA BBQ Competition, Kansas City, MO. Contact: Buddy Lahl, 816-810-9539 or email: buddyl@treatamerica.com.

July 25-26, 2014: WNC BBQ Festival “Smokin’ in the Valley” , State Championship, Maggie Valley, NC. Contact: Teresa Smith, 828-926-1686 or email: teresa@maggievalley.org.

July 25-26, 2014: BBQ Fest Cooking Contest, Dyersburg, TN. Contact: Natalie Patterson, 731-288-7076 or email: bbq@burksb.com.

July 25-26, 2014: Siskiyou Beef Country Cook-Off, State Championship, Montague, CA. Contact: John Hammond, 530-459-5244 or email: john.e.hammond@sbcglobal.net.

July 25-26, 2014: Up in Smoke BBQ Bash, State Championship, Mason City, IA. Contact: Globe Gazette, 641-421-0577 or email: ruth.miller@lee.net.

July 25-26, 2014: 6th Annual Vista Q Classic, State Championship, Vista, CA. Contact: Dale Ginos, 760-310-5040 or email: daleginos@gmail.com.

July 25-26, 2014: Smokin’ Hot Cars & BBQ at the Allen County Fair, Iola, KS. Contact: Tom Brigham, 620-365-1615 or email: bbq@iola-rotary.org.

July 25-26, 2014: Foothills Country Fair BBQ Bash, State Championship, Cleveland, TN. Contact: Louie Alford, 423-339-1989 or email: lalford42@gmail.com.

July 25-26, 2014: Dodge City Days Barbeque Cook-Off, State Championship, Dodge City, KS. Contact: Abby Elliott, 620-227-3119 or email: aelliott@dodgechamber.com.

July 25-26, 2014: Harpoon Championships of New England BBQ, State Championship, Windsor, VT. Contact: Fitz Granger, 617-574-9551 ext. 525 or email: fitz@harpoonbrewery.com.

July 25-26, 2014: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Des Moines, IA. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

July 25-26, 2014: Racing for the BBQ, State Championship, Lee’s Summit, MO. Contact: Charlie Gascich, 913-620-1690 or email: cwhatsoever@yahoo.com.

July 25-26, 2014: Taste of Grand Rapids 2014, State Championship, Grand Rapids, MI. Contact: Samantha Bennett, 616-776-5488 or email: samanthabennett@clearchannel.com.

July 25-26, 2014: Colorado Rockies Invitational BBQ Championship (Competitor’s Series), Denver, CO. Contact: Charles & Rose Lankford, 303-682-0365 or email: ctl@c-hengineering.com.

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.

Aug. 30-31, 2014: TBD, State Championship, East St. Louis, IL. Contact: Jim Addington, 630-215-9527 or email: jaaddington54@comcast.net.


LSBS

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

July 4-5, 2014: Independence in the Park, Whitehouse, TX.

July 4-5, 2014: Aqua Boom, State Championship, Kingsland, TX.

July 11-12, 2014: Spring Ho, Lampasas, TX.

July 18-19, 2014: Gillespie County Scholarship Fair & Cook-off, Fredericksburg, TX.

July 18-20, 2014: TFW BBQ Cup Chase #2, Georgetown, TX.

July 26-27, 2014: Dam Red Barn Chili & BBQ Cook-off, Canyon Lake, TX.

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

Aug. 15-16, 2014: Busted in Baylor Count, 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.


MABA

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

July 4-6, 2014: I Love Barbecue & Music Festival, Lake Placid, NY. Contact: Dmitry Feld, 518-523-2071. Website: www.ilbbqf.com.

July 4, 2014: Grilling at the Pavilion, Harrisonburg, VA. Website: www.downtownharrisonburg.org/v.php?pg=274.

July 11-12, 2014: 1st Annual BBQ Throwdown & Farm Festival, Salisbury, NC. Contact: Marco Brito, 281-961-5971 or email: borntocook007@yahoo.com. Website: www.bbqthrowdownnc.com.

July 11-13, 2014: New Jersey State Barbecue Championship, Wildwood, NJ. Contact, Eric Shenkus, 609-523-6565 or email: njbbq@njbbq.com. Website: www.njbbq.com.

July 18-19, 2014: Warren County All American BBQ Festival, Pittsfield, PA. Contact: Melissa Anderson, 814-723-3050. Website: www.wccbi.org.

July 18-19, 2014: Smoke on the Mountain, Galax, VA. Contact: Ron Passmore, 276-233-0334 or Judy Brannock, 276-236-2184. Website: www.smokeonthemountainva.com.

July 19-20, 2014: Troy Pig Out, Troy, NY. Contact: Downtown Troy BID, 518-278-7997. Website: www.downtowntroy.org.

July 25-26, 2014: WNC BBQ Festival ‘Smokin’ in the Valley’, Maggie Valley, NC. Contact: Teresa Smith, 828-926-1686. Website: www.maggievalley.org.

July 26, 2014: Galvinell’s 2nd Annual Bicker Que Pro-Am, Darlington, MD. Website: galvinell.com/pdf/Chesapeake-harley-davison-along-with-galvinell-meat-co.pdf.

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. 2, 2014: 6th Annual Victory BrewBQ, Unionville, PA. Contact: Stephanie Hoffmeier, email: stephh@victorybeer.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.



MBN

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

July 17-19, 2014: Smoke on the Mountain, VA State BBQ Championship, Galax, VA. Contact: Ron Passmore, 276-236-2184 or 276-233-0334. Judge's Contact: Shannon Dalton, email: shdalton@gmail.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. 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: Q-City Charlotte BBQ Championship, Charlotte, NC. Contact: Damon Phillips, 704-332-9595 or email: dphillips@charlottecentercity.org.

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.

Nov. 7-8, 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.



MNBBQS

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

July 11-12, 2014: Blazin’ Barbeque Blast, Madelia, MN.

July 19, 2014: Deer River Bar-B-Que & Brew Fest, Deer River, MN.

July 18-19, 2014: Sam’s Club Qualifier, Woodbury, MN.

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

July 4, 2014: I Love BBQ & Music Festival, Lake Placid, NY.

July 9, 2014: NEBS Board of Directors Monthly Meeting.

July 12, 2014: Pork in the Park, Mill River Park, Stamford, CT. Contact: Nia Rhodes Jackson, 203-969-4760.

July 18-20, 2014: Wakefield Rotary Campus Cook Off & State BBQ Championships, South Kingstown, RI. Contact: Bud Faria, 401-789-3902.

July 19-20, 2014: Troy Pig Out, Troy, NY.

July 19-20, 2014: Brookline Tailgate & Grilling/BBQ Cookoff, Brookline, NH. Contact: Andy King, basteyboy@comcast.net.

July 25-26, 2014: Harpoon Championships of New England BBQ, Windsor, VT.

July 27, 2014: Grill’n Daze BBQ & Chili Cook-off, Southwick, MA. Contact: Bob Fox, 413-579-4585.

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

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

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

Aug. 15, 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, 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, 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

July 4-5, 2014: Fishin Fiesta, TX State Championship, Freeport, TX. Contact: Mario.

July 18-19, 2014: Annual Watermelon Festival, Hempstead, TX. Contact: Rupert Sheridan, 281-924-6353.

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

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. 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. 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.

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


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

July 3-4, 2014: Freedomfest BBQ, Dallas, OR.

July 5-6, 2014: Drummond BBQ Cookoff, Drummond, MT.

July 12-13, 2014: Cheney Jubilee, Cheney, WA.

July 19-20, 2014: Molalla’s Wild River, Molalla, OR.

July 26, 2014: Smoke on the Highway, Abotsford, BC.

July 26-27, 2014: Tour de Terrace BBQ Comp, Mountlake Terrace, WA.

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

Aug. 2-3, 2014: Toontown Smokedown, Pilot Butte, SK.

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.

July 18-19, 2014: Spruce Pine BBQ Championship & Bluegrass Festival, Spruce Pine, NC. Contact: Randy Hembree, 828-237-1125 or email: info@sprucepinebbqbluegrass.org.

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.


Steak Cookoff Association

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

July 4, 2014: Brookshire’s Louisiana Steak Cookoff, Shreveport, LA.

July 26, 2014: Southern Music Fest Steak Cookoff, Denton, TX.

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

July 5, 2014: Harry Soo’s Slap Yo’ Daddy BBQ 101 class, Diamond Bar, CA. Website: www.slapyodaddybbq.com/classes-2/.

July 21-22, 2014: Fast Eddy’s Restaurant & Catering Cooking Class, Ponca City Country Club, Ponca City, OK. Instrustors: Ed “Fast Eddy” Maurin, David Bouska (owner of  David’s Processing/Butcher BBQ), & Stuart Powell (Cookshack President & CEO). Contact: Christa Jones, 800-423-0698 or email: c_jones@cookshack.com.

July 23-24, 2014: Swamp Boys Cooking School, Holladay, UT. Website: www.SwampBoys.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.

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

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.


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