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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

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.

April 30, 2016: 3rd Annual Elk Grove Western Festival, Elk Grove, CA.

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

May 21, 2016: Up in Smoke BBQ Competition, Eureka, CA.

May 28, 2016: Pros & Joes BBQ Competition, Redding, 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. 1, 2016: Sparta-Q 2016, San Jose, CA.

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

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

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

Oct. 15, 2016: Spotlight 29 Que & Brew 2016.

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

April 29-30, 2016: Cameron PD BBQ Shootout, Cameron, TX. Contact: Daniel Willie, 254-718-7052.

May 6-7, 2016: Chappell Hill VFD, Chappell Hill, TX. Contact: Marcy Kmiec, 979-251-4440.

May 13-14, 2016: Mitzi’s Kiss My Bass BBQ, Del Rio, TX. Contact: Mitzi, 830-768-3616.

June 3-4, 2016: Buckholts Cotton Fest, Buckholts, TX. Contact: David Menardous, 254-482-1276.

June 17-18, 2016: Holland Corn Fest, Holland, TX. Contact: Matt Jarolik, 254-718-6788.

July 15-16, 2016: Seaton Star Hall, Seaton, TX. Contact: Edwin Pechal, 254-721-2887.

Sept. 2-3, 2016: Knights of Columbus, Sommerville, TX. Contact: Joe Gonzales, 979-251-1464.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Little River Catfish, Little River, TX. Contact: Daniel Bales, 254-780-6171.

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

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

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

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Harper Park, Harper, TX. Contact: Damen Clark, 830-739-1328.

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

Oct. 21-22, 2016: Kerr County Fair, Kerrville, TX. Contact: Chad Parker, 830-928-4221.


FBA

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

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 9, 2016: Smokin on the Farms, Bunnell, FL. Contact: Penny Buckles, 386-931-6597 or email: flaglerctyfair@bellsouth.net.

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.

June 16-18, 2016: Baddest BBQ on The Bone, Madeira Beach, FL. Contact: Alan McLeod, 727-216-6601 or email: info@oldsaltfishing.org.

Sept. 1-4, 2016: FBA Funcook.

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

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

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

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

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 6-7, 2016: Smoke on the Lake, Cauble Park, Acworth, GA. Contact: Jeff Bass, 678-354-8363.

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

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

March 17, 2017: Dilly Dally in Dooly, Vienna, GA. Contact: Rhonda Lamb-Heath, 229-268-8575.


IBCA

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

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: 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: 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 1-2, 2016: 26th Annual Roughneck Chili & BBQ Cook Off, Irving, TX. Contact: Trey, 830-875-3214 or email: ledc@austin.rr.com.

April 1-2, 2016: Rosenberg Masonic Lodge #881 12th Annual Texas State Championship Cook Off, Rosenberg, TX. Contact: Albert J. Davis, 281-682-1692 or email: dbros2@sbcglobal.net.

April 1-2, 2016: La Vernia Little League BBQ Cook Off, La Vernia, TX. Contact: Shane Slaughter, 936-676-0240 or email: shane7221974@yahoo.com.

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 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: Our Heroes Wear Combat Boots Auxiliary to VFW Post 2427, Tomball, TX. Contact: Candice Baines, 832-326-6909 or email: candibaines@gmail.com.

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: 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 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 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 22-23, 2016: Texas Bar-B-Que Festival, TX State Championship, Vidor, TX. Contact: Derek Veazey, 409-769-6339 or email: vidorchamber@sbcglobal.net.

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

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.

April 29-30, 2016: Sabine Shootout-Van Zandt Fair, TX State Championship, Canton, TX. Contact: Jim Cox, 214-732-9811 or email: mincox36@gmail.com.

April 29-30, 2016: Colleyville’s Special Olympics BBQ, 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: 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: Melanie, 361-649-2248 or email: mel_mel312002@yahoo.com.

April 29-30, 2016: Annual Marina Village BBQ, Trinity, TX. Contact: Tiffany Millstid, 936-594-0149 or email: marinavillagecc@fsresidential.com.

April 29-30, 2016: Kurten 2016 BBQ Cook Off & Texas State Championship, Kurten, TX. Contact: Tim Fickey, 979-218-1162 or email: tfickey@yahoo.com.

April 29-30, 2016: Stagecoach Music Festival BBQ Championship, Indio, CA. Contact: Thom Emery, 760-902-2119 or email: thom@bbqthom.com.

May 6-7, 2016: League City Music Festival & BBQ Cook-off, League City, TX. Contact: Jason Long, 281-905-7616 or email: mrvillagefair@gmail.com. Website: www.lcmusicfest.com.

May 6-7, 2016: Brushy Creek, Round Rock, TX. Contact: Alex, 512-225-7871.

May 6-7, 2016: 10th Ever Chigger Hill BBQ Cook-Off, Huntsville, TX. Contact: Henry Cannon, 936-577-6074 or email: htcan@hotmail.com.

May 6-7, 2016: Bluebonnet Days Triple Heat, Kenedy, TX. Contact: Jolene Terwillige, 830-583-3223 or email: Jolene@kenedychamber.org.

May 6-7, 2016: Creekside Christian Fellowship 3rd Annual BBQ Cookoff, Needville, TX. Contact: Phillip Wigginton, 281-6322-1726 or email: phillip.wigg@yahoo.com.

May 6-7, 2016: 7th Smokin’ Possum BBQ, TX State Championship, Graham, TX. Contact: Jim, 940-549-6487 or email: possumhollowcamp@msn.com.

May 6-7, 2016: C.B. VFD Pig Out, Covington, TX. Contact: Kevin Karlicek, email: kmk1544@yahoo.com.

May 6-7, 2016: Kirby Hobofest, Kirby, TX. Contact: Laird, 210-661-2612,

May 6-7, 2016: Mark Marley Memorial C/O, TX State Championship, Plainview, TX. Contact: Brandy, 806-292-5581 or email: bampierce79@gmail.com.

May 6-7, 2016: Cinco de Mayo BBQ, Goliad, TX. Contact: Carlos, 361-571-3808 or email: carlos.cgtierrez@yahoo.com.

May 6-7, 2016: Cinco De Mayo Cook Off (formerly 4th Annual Spring Break), Beeville, TX. Contact: Ruben Cuellar, 361-392-3112 or email: rockinr_cc@yahoo.com.

May 6-7, 2016: Cinco-De-Mayo in Port Lavaca, Port Lavaca, TX. Contact: Cornelio Valdez, email: jess-valdez@hotmail.com.

May 13-14, 2016: Dr. Lanse T. Fox Memorial BBQ, Terrell, TX. Contact: Keith, 830-879-5073 or email: drlansetfoxmemorial@gmail.com.

May 13-14, 2016: Morgan’s Point Resort Lake Jamboree BBQ Cook-Off, Morgans Point Resort, TX. Contact: John Phillips, 254-742-3232 or email: john.phillips@mprtx.us.

May 13-14, 2016: Battle of The Medina, San Antonio, TX. Contact: Rudy Viagran, 210-464-8388 or email: rudgy.viagran@gmail.com.

May 13-14, 2016: Red River BBQ Championship, OK State Championship, Ardmore, OK. Contact: Richard, 580-465-7234 or email: richmac2233@yahoo.com.

May 13-14, 2016: Homer’s Backyard Bash, TX State Championship, Amarillo, TX. Contact: Matt, 806-236-5499.

May 13-14, 2016: Kenedy County Sheriff Posse BBQ, TX State Championship, Kingsville, TX. Contact: Tony, 361-455-8337 or email: tbone832993@yahoo.com.

May 13-14, 2016: Dick’s Grillin & Chillin, Mt. Selman, TX. Contact: Jeffery Banks, 832-851-5579 or email: jeff.banks@nov.com.

May 20-21, 2016: 2016 Rope-N-Smoke/Wintergarden API 12th Annual Oilmans Invitational Team Roping & BBQ Cook Off, Uvalde, TX. Contact: Joey Machado, 830-570-9172 or email: jam200078155@yahoo.com.

May 20-21, 2016: Wheelock VFD Spring Fest, Wheelock, TX. Contact: Edward Grannan, 979-828-1970 or email: edg719@wheelockvfd.org.

May 20-21, 2016: Charcoal Challenge, Giddings, TX. Contact: Betty & Alma, 979-820-1952.

May 20-21, 2016: Rodeo Cowboy Assistance Association 1st Annual BBQ Cook Off, Edna, TX. Contact: John, 806-655-7815 or email: jonserva@sbcglobal.net.

May 20-21, 2016: For the Love of the Grill BBQ, Selma, TX. Contact: Steve, 210-748-7531 or email: legendsfest@gmail.com.

May 20-21, 2016: Ribs & Rods, Temple, TX. Contact: Kenny, 254-760-0653 or email: kennystone5k@gmail.com. Website: ribsandrods.com.

May 21-22, 2016: 26th Annaul Malvin Prasitka, Jourdanton, TX. Contact: David, 830-769-3131.

May 27-28, 2016: David A. Loosemore Foundation, Blanconia, TX. Contact: Karen Loosemore, 361-877-5546 or email: loosemorekaren@yahoo.com.

May 27-28, 2016: US Navy Seal Danny Dietz BBQ, TX State Championship, Rosenberg, TX. Contact: William, 713-302-1991 or email: billy.ddmtrbbq@yahoo.com.

May 27-28, 2016: Memorial Day Bash, Victoria, TX. Contact: Cornelio, 361-218-8099.

May 27-28, 2016: VFW Pearland Memorial Post 7109 Memroail Day Celebration & BBQ Cookoff, Pearland, TX. Contact: Johnny Aguirre, 281-997-1097 or email: vfw7109cookoff@gmail.com.

June 3-4, 2016: Breast Fest BBQ, Texas State Championship, Lubbock, TX. Contact: Ashley, 806-470-8702 or email: breast_fest@yahoo.com.

June 3-4, 2016: Eighters from Decatur BBQ Challenge, TX State Championship, Decatur, TX. Contact: Randy, 817-371-2680.

June 3-4, 2016: Smokin’ for Paws, Kenedy, TX. Contact: Joe, 800-759-4249 or email: j.sheeran@dynastyoilinc.com.

June 10-11, 2016: 1st Annual North Texas Smoking for a Cause, McKinney, TX. Contact: Seth Ringley, 972-529-0091 or email: sringley@triplegroup.com.

June 10-11, 2016: Knights of Columbus 12292 Great American BBQ, Brownfield, TX. Contact: Jimmy, 806-891-9668.

June 10-11, 2016: June Cook-off, Columbus, TX. Contact: Dawson, 979-732-5030.

June 10-11, 2016: Ernesto “Neto “Rosales Scholarship Cookoff, Brownsville, TX. Contact: Arturo Rosales, 956-454-7857.

June 10-11, 2016: Caldwell FFA Booster Club BBQ Cookoff, TX State Championship, Caldwell, TX. Contact: lee Demottier, 979-272-8358 or email: ldemottier@yahoo.com.

June 10-11, 2016: Cindy Riehs Memorial, Inez, TX. Contact: Kaitlin Wittnebert, 361-571-2052 or email: kaitlin_wittnebert@yahoo.com.

June 17-18, 2016: Smokin’ on the Plaza, NM State Championship, Lovington, NM. Contact: Tabitha, 575-396-1418 or email: director@lovingtonmainstreet.org.

June 17-18, 2016: Firefighters BBQ Cook Off, Houston/Pasadena, TX. Contact: Jules Hurst, 832-449-0154.

June 17-18, 2016: Penelope Volunteer Fire Department, Penelope, TX. Contact: David, 254-709-9423 or email; pvfd2900@gmail.com.

June 17-18, 2016: Bikers for Bikers of Texas, Inc. BBQ Cookoff, Kenedy, TX. Contact: Ernie East, 361-492-0656 or email: erniebesttrucking@icloud.com.

June 17-18, 2016: Kookin’ 4 Kids, Weatherford, TX. Contact: Rick Reese, 817-368-4338 or email: rick@yourdiscountblinds.com.

June 24-25, 2016: DRA Funtastic Fourth Crossroads BBQ, Big Springs, TX. Contact: Shannon/Lana, 432-816-1001 or email: saverance@gmail.com.

June 24-25, 2016: 2nd Annual Boys & Girls Club of Alice, TX BBQ Cookoff, Alice, TX. Contact: Johnny Rodrigues, 361-664-2282 or email: jrodscatering@gmail.com.

June 24-25, 2016: Top of Texas Musicfest & Barbeque Cookoff, Perryton, TX. Contact: Jed Symons, 806-202-1156 or email: jed_symons@hotmail.com.

June 24-25, 2016: 2nd Annual BBQ on the Banks, Quinlan, TX. Contact: Debbie Brannon, 903-356-2125 or email: info@429marinaandresort.com.


KCBS

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

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 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, 2016: Elk Grove Western Festival & BBQ Championship (Backyard), Elk Grove, CA. Contact: Ed Anhorn, 916-599-5095 or email: ed@bigbullbbqevents.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.

May 6-7, 2016: 4th Annual BBQ Throwdown, State Champinship, Show Low, AZ. Contact: John Leech, 928-205-9791 or email: jleech@showlowaz.gov.

May 6-7, 2016: George County Firefighters Association BBQ Challenge, State Championship, Lucedale, MS. Contact: Jeffery Ekrhart, 601-508-8131 or email: jefferyerkhart@gcffabbqchallenge.org.

May 6-7, 2016: The Whistlestop Festival & Rocket City BBQ, State Championship, Huntsville, AL. Contact: Whitney Heaps, 256-564-8116 or email: whitney.heaps@huntsvilleal.gov.

May 6-7, 2016: Brews, Blues & Bar-B-Q, State Championship, Lansing, KS. Contact: Jessica Waters, 913-828-5488 or email: jwaters@lansingks.us.

May 6-7, 2016: Naptown barBAYq Contest & Music Festival, State Championship, Annapolis, MD. Contact: Edward Kumian, 410-991-0611 or email: ekumian@comcast.net.

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

May 6-7, 2016: Sertoma 48 BBQ, State Championship, Lawrence, KS. Contact: Sandra Studley, email: 48barbq@gmail.com.

May 6-7, 2016: Truman Heritage Festival BBQ Championship, State Championship, Grandview, MO. Contact: Sky Smothers, email: ssmothers@grandview.org.

May 6-7, 2016: Smokin in Mesquite BBQ Championship, State Championship, Mesquite, NV. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

May 6-7, 2016: Columbia Elks Lodge #594 BBQ Contest, State Championship, Columbia, MO. Contact: Curtis Stone, 573-881-3739 or email: bbqelks594@gmail.com.

May 6-7, 2016: Apple Blossom Bar-B-Q, State Championship, St. Joseph, MO. Contact: Melissa Birdsell, 816-232-1744 or email: mbirdsell@co.buchanan.mo.us.

May 6-7, 2016: Bixby BBQ’N Blues Festival, State Championship, Bixby, OK. Contact: Buster McCurtain, 918-549-8065 or email: brmccurtain@sbcglobal.net or Mike Gately, 918-481-3277 or email: bixbybbq@aol.com.

May 6-7, 2016: Smoke in the Valley BBQ Competition, State Championship, Greenlane, PA. Contact: Shaun Tucker, email: stucker75@live.com.

May 6-7, 2016: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, St. Charles, MO. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

May 6-7, 2016: Route 66 Smoke Out, State Championship, Dwight, IL. Contact: Rodney Connor, 816-374-0364 or email: rodneyconnor@hotmail.com.

May 7, 2016: George County Firefighters Association BBQ Challenge (Backyard), State Championship, Lucedale, MS. Contact: Jeffery Erkhart, email: jefferyerkhart@gcffabbqchallenge.org.

May 8, 2016: Beers, Fries & BBQ III ­­– The Belgian Championship Low & Slow BBQ, Hasselt, Belgium, BE. Contact: Wlm Bloemen, +32 11 68 92 77 or email: bbq@defilous.be.

May 13-14, 2016: Fire on the Mountain BBQ Cook Off & Spring Festival (Backyard BBQ Only), Arab, AL. Contact: Jason Hagggard, email: info@fotmarab.org.

May 13-14, 2016: Boss Hog State Championship Cook-Off (GBC Qualifier), State Championship, Waynesboro, GA. Contact: Nan Lynch or Lindsey Beazley, 706-554-8100 or email: bosshogcookoff@yahoo.com.

May 13-14, 2016: Mississippi Springfest BBQ Contest, State Championship, Ashland, MS. Contact: Tony Tidwell, 662-224-3220 or email: msspringfest@att.net.

May 13-14, 2016: Minnesota in May, State Championship, Falcoln Heights, MN. Contact: Randy Applegren.

May 13-14, 2016: Rockin BBQ, Warsaw, IN. Contact: Jeanette Wood, email: jeanette@kcfair.org or Kevin Harris, email: dawnuharris@hotmail.com.

May 13-14, 2016: BBQ Jamboree, State Championship, Fredericksburg, VA. Contact: James Sharon, email: bbqjamboree@verizon.net.

May 13-14, 2016: The Pearl City Picnic (Competitor’s Series), Muscatine, IA. Contact: Todd Poci, email: toddpoci@sr-resources.org.

May 13-14, 2016: Roman Roast on the River, State Championship, Rome, GA. Contact: Betsy Hampson, 706-314-1324 or email: hampsonb@floydcountyga.org.

May 13-14, 2016: 21st Annual Platte City BBQ Cook-Off at Basswood Resort, State Championship, Platte City, MO. Contact: Gary Vest, 816-585-5556 or email: camp@basswoodresort.com.

May 13-14, 2016: Wild West BBQ Cook Off, State Championship, Lamar, CO. Contact: Toni McPherson, email: tmcp@centurytel.net.

May 13-14, 2016: Madison Magazine BBQ Festival, State Championship, Sauk City, WI. Contact: Joseph Parajecki, 262-957-7546 or email: grassfedjoe@gmail.com.

May 13-14, 2016: BBQ in the Bluffs, State Championship, Council Bluffs, IA. Contact: Rick Guill, 712-328-9239 or email: rguill@farmersagent.com.

May 13-14, 2016: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Bowling Green, KY. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

May 13-14, 2016: West Coat BBQ Classic, State Championship, Long Beach, CA. Contact: Arlie Bragg or Eleni Manukilea, 615-477-7447 or email: eleni.manukailea@queenmary.com.

May 13-14, 2016: Smoke on the Water (Backyard Contest), Florence, AL. Contact: Randell Mathews, 256-762-7423 or email: smyron@aol.com.

May 13-14, 2016: Boots & BBQ Festival, State Championship, Claremore, OK. Contact: Tanya Andrews, 918-341-8688 or email: Tanya@visitclaremore.org.

May 13-14, 2016: 2016 Smokin in the Wood BBQ Competition, Greenwood, MO. Contact: Geoff Green, 816-255-4973 or email: geoffgreen2003@yahoo.com.

May 14-15, 2016: Tony Stone Low & Slow BBQ Competition, Hoofddorp, Netherlands, NL. Contact: Harry Havinga, +31 0610568568 or email: info@tonystonecompetition.nl.

May 14-15, 2016: “Smokin Q” at Lynnwood Rnch, Aldersyde, Alberta, Canada, CA. Contact: Gus or Wendy Leduc, 403-938-2203 or email: gus@lynnwoodranch.com.

May 20-21, 2016: BBQ 4 ASTOP, State Championship, Fond du Lac, WI. Contact: Nicole Shea, 920-926-5395 or email: Nicole@astop.org.

May 20-21, 2016: Grand Lake BBQ & Festival, State Championship, Langley, OK. Contact: Darrel Hicks, email: darrelhicks52@yahoo.com.

May 20-21, 2016: 5th Annual Valley Veteran’s BBQ Competition, State Championship, Valley, NE. contct: Doug Eggen, email: deggen@valley.omhcoxmail.com.

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

May 20-21, 2016: Kings of Q BBQ Cook Off & Festival, Ayden, NC. Contact: Tony Peterson, 252-367-7749 or email: tony.peterson@aydenbbq.org.

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

May 20-21, 2016: Barber Q Battle, State Championship, Birmingham, AL. Contact: Ron Cates, 870-536-8175 or email: ronnie@catesandcompany.com.

May 20-21, 2016: Smokin’ for Garrett, Boonville, IN. Contact: Alby Ransom, 812-480-9462 or email: alby.ransom@gmail.com.

May 20-21, 2016: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Southhaven, MS. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

May 20-21, 2016: Piggin in the Park, State Championship, Woodruff, SC. Contact: Alyson Leslie, 816-415-7741 or email: aleslie@cityofwoodruff.com.

May 20-21, 2016: Bloomin’ BBQ & Bluegrass, State Championship, Sevierville, TN. Contact: Amanda Marr, 865-453-6411 or email: amarr@scoc.org or Carroll McMahan, cmcmahan@scoc.org.

May 20-21, 2016: 2nd Annual Pork in the Park, Wyandotte, MI. Contact: Dan Cataldo, 734-624-5144 or email: dancataldo@gmail.com.

May 20-21, 2016: Saltwater Brew ‘N’ Que, State Championship, Chincoteague, VA. Contact: Sandy Fulton, 410-726-1881 or email: sandyfulton720@gmail.com.

May 21-22, 2016: Bohemiam BBQ, Prague, CZ. Contact: Clint & Eva Meyer, 00420-774-805-665 or email: clint@bbqeurope.com.

May 27-28, 2016: Lewisburg Rotary Club BBQ Cookoff, State Championship, Lewisburg, TN. Contact: Jeff Jordan, jjordan@advancedeyecareclinic.net.

May 27-28, 2016: Hog Wild BBQ Cookoff & Family Festival, State Championship, Brookhaven, MS. Contact: Mark Porter or Adam Wallace, 601-757-1772 or email: markporter500@yahoo.com.

May 27-28, 2016: Papa Joe’s Banjo-B-Que & Music Festival (GBC Qualifer), State Championship, Evans, GA. Contact: Cathy Varnadore, 706-855-8555 or email: cpvarnadore@yahoo.com.

May 27-28, 2016: PigMania Lima, State Championship, Lima, OH. Contact: Dan Hurst, 614-223-1530 or email: dhurst@pigmaniabbq.com.

May 27-28, 2016: Best Dam Barbecue, State Championship, Boulder City, NV. Contact: Larry Archuleta, 702-265-4871 or email: info2016@bestdambbq.net.

May 27-28, 2016: 35th Annaul Kennett Jaycee’s Show Me State BBQ Cook Off, State Championship, Kennett, MO. Contact: Lee Atwill, 573-888-2600 or email: kennettkcbbq@yahoo.com

May 27-28, 2016: The National BBQ (Invitational), Nashville, TN. Contact: Randall Bowman or Arlie Bragg, 770-886-6290 or email: bbqcup@hotmail.com.

May 27-29, 2016: Red, White & BBQ, State Championship, Westmont, IL. Contact: Chris Svitak, 630-768-1619 or email: lionchrissvitak@gmail.com.

May 28-29, 2016: Roc City Rib Fest, State Championship, Rochester, NY. Contact: Brian Wemett, email: info@roccityribfest.com.

May 28-29, 2016: BBQ, Blues & Brews on the Bay, State Championship, North Bend, OR. Contact: Amy Bailey, 541-756-8800 ext. 1574 or email: abailey@thmillcasino.com.

May 28-29, 2016: The National BBQ Cup (Open), State Championship, Nashville, TN. Contact: Randall Bowman or Arlie Bragg, 770-886-6290 or email: queincummin@hotmail.com.

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

June 3-4, 2016: Horse Town Brew n Que Festival, State Championship, Norco, CA. Contact: Debbie Uopp, 951-444-1280 or email: info@brewnquefestival.com.

June 3-4, 2016: Kelley Wilson Memorial BBQ Competition (KWBBQ), State Championship, Kansas City, MO. Contact: Mark Blanck, 816-363-2039 ext. 538 or email: mblanck@rockhursths.edu.

June 3-4, 2016: McLouth BBQ Blowout 25th Anniversary, State Championship, McLouth, MS. Contact: Cliff Weeks, 913-796-6330 or email: weeksc65@gmail.com.

June 3-4, 2016: Original SD BBQ Championships, State Championship, Huron, SD. Contact: Candi Briley, 6050-353-7354 or email: candi.briley@state.sd.us.

June 3-4, 2016: 5th Annual Smokin on the Lake, State Championship, Monroe City, MO. Contact: Jeff & Victoria Moses, email: manager@marktwainlanding.com.

June 3-4, 2016: Hott Butts BBQ Contest, State Championship, Booneville, MO. Contact: Pamela Beerup, 573-443-8706 or email: Pamela-beerup@showmeaction.org.

June 3-4, 2016: Variety Children’s Charity BBQ Bash, State Championship, Memphis, TN. Contact: Sherri Schwartz or Tanna Wolfe, 901-73-5368 or email: varietyclub@bellsouth.net.

June 3-4, 2016: Poor Que, State Championship, Montello, WI. Contact: Anita Moore, 920-295-3647 or email: anitatonymoore@yahoo.com.

June 3-4, 2016: Euharlee Covered Bridge ‘Que (GBC Qualifier), State Championship, Euharlee, GA. Contact: Gowan Fenley, 678-231-5064 or email: gowan@bbqteam.net.

June 3-4, 2016: Up in Smoke on the Square, State Championship, Lincoln, IL. Contact: Chris Craue, 217-732-7997 or email: info@lincolnbbq.com.

June 3-4, 2016: Bourbon City BBQ Festival, State Championship, Bardstown, KY. Contact: Rick Berry, 502-348-6221 or email: rmb@bardstowncable.net.

June 3-4, 2016: Big Blue BBQ Championship, State Championship, Marysville, KS. Contac: Allie Argo, 785-562-8374 or email: marysvillemainst@bluevalley.net.

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

June 3-4, 2016: Royal Gorge Holy Smoke BBQ Showdown, State Championship, Canon City, CO. Contact: Mike Bandera, 179-276-8305 or email: mbandera@royalgorgebridge.com.

June 3-4, 2016: Que for the Troops, State Championship, Levittown, PA. Contact: Jeff Dence, email: jeffdence@gmail.com.

June 3-4, 2016: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Asheville, NC. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

June 3-4, 2016: Keepers of the Fire BBQ Contest, State Championship, Mayetta, KS. Contact: Tracy Satterfield, 816-806-9402 or email: tracy@thinkbbq.com.

June 3-4, 2016: Smokin’ on the Summit BBQ, State Championship, Lee’s Summit, MO. Contact: Keith Studham, 816-665-2771 or email: registration@smokinonthesummitbbq.com.

June 3-4, 2016: Conquer the Grill, Coudersport, PA. Contact: Han Nielsen, 814-274-8320 or email: hans@hotelcrittenden.com.

June 3-5, 2016: Fire It Up 5 BBQ Competition, State Championship, Florence, OR. Contact: Erin Reinke-Knowlton, 541-999-9997 or email: ereinke@threeriverscasino.com.

June 3-4, 2016: Beltway BBQ Showdown, State Championship, Fort Washington, MO. Contact: Jonathan Jones or Angela Anglin, 301-586-7719 or email: jonathan.jones@pgparks.com.

June 3-4, 2106: Fire in the Valley Red Bank BBQ, Red Bank (Chattanooga), TN. Contact: Callie LeCompte, 423-242-5394 or email: callie@divaguns.com.

June 4-5, 2016: Vuur en Vlees (Fire and Meat), Deurne, The Netherlands, NL. Contact: Wendy van den Ejinden, email: vuurenvlees@baroef.nl.

June 4-5, 2016: Gills & Grills Bass & BBQ Festival, State Championship, Dayton, TN. Contact: Tim Patterson, email: cap37415@yahoo.com.

June 4-5, 2016: Granite State BBQ Championship, Hancock, NH. Contact: Ted Lorson, 203-530-3506 or email: tedlorson@gmail.com.

June 10-11, 2016: Elkmont Lions Club Smokin Railroad Street BBQ Cookoff (Backyard), Elkmont, AL. Contact: Larry Pylant, 256-777-3364 or email: lpylant25902@yahoo.com.

June 10-11, 2016: Marietta River City BBQ, State Championship, Marietta, OH. Contact: Emmeline Wharton, 740-629-7139 or email: mariettabbq@gmail.com.

June 10-11, 2016: Delta Smoke BBQ Contest, State Championship, Wynne, AR. Contact: Chad House, 870-588-3773 or email: chad@houseindustriesinc.com, or Pam Hess, 870-588-6508 or email: pmhess@yahoo.com.

June 10-11, 2016: ELF Khurafeh Shrine BBQ Competition & Music Festival, State Championship, Clio, MI. Contact: John Arnould, email: johnarnould@charter.net.

June 10-11, 2016: Fitzgerald Pig Pickin, State Championship, Fitzgerald, GA. Contact: Derinda Lewis, 229-423-9357 or email: derindalewis@mchsi.com.

June 10-11, 2016: Fire on the Froniter BBQ Classic, State Championship, Hays, KS. Contact: Sara Bloom, 785-621-4171 or email: sara@downtownhays.com.

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 10-11, 2016: Grillin The Rockies BBQ Championship, State Championship, Craig, CO. Contact: Vickie Runnion, 970-629-0801 or email: grillintherockies@gmail.com.

June 10-11, 2016: Smoke on the Prairie, State Championship, Brimfield, IL. Contact: Joshua Helms, 309-256-0541 or email: smokeonthe prairie@yahoo.com.

June 10-11, 2016: Mocklahoma Ribs & Roll BBQ Championship, State Championship, Okmulgee, OK. Contact: Terry Watkins, 918-398-3224 or email: Watkins-terry@sbcglobal.net.

June 10-11, 2016: California Honey Harvest Festival & BBQ Championship, State Championship, Fillmore, CA. Contact: Roger Campbell, 805-857-2785 or email; rognfillmore@aol.com.

June 10-11, 2016: Boats, Bands, & BBQ, State Championship, Pueblo, CO. Contact: Christine Pittman, 719-595-0242 or email: Christine@puebloriverwalk.org.

June 10-11, 2016: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Harrisburg, PA. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

June 10-12, 2016: Mankato Cookout, State Championship, Mankato, MN. Contact: Jeremy PRange, 507-461-0808 or email: Jeremy.j.prange@gmail.com.

June 10-11, 2016: Smoke Out Hunger BBQ Challenge, Kansas City, KS. Contact: Susila Jones, 913-281-3388 or email: susila@cross-lines.org.

June 10-11, 2016: Big Kahuna Wing Festival (Competitor’s Series), Knoxville, TN. Contact: Matt Beeler, 865-466-8365 or email: matt@bkwfestival.com.

June 11-12, 2016: Sun BBQ Fest, State Championship, Uncasville, CT. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

June 11-12, 2016: Italian Barbecue Championship 2016, Perugia, IT. Contact: Herbert Svolacchia, +39-075-5003535 or email: info@piacerebarbecue.it.

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

June 17-18, 2016: Barbourville BBQ Cookoff & Festival, State Championship, Barbourville, KY. Contact: Denis Wainscott, email: dwainscott@unionky.edu.

June 17-18, 2016: 23rd Annual Colorado BBQ Challenge, State Championship, Frisco, CO. Contact: Nora Gilbertson, email: norag@townoffrisco.com.

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

June 17-18, 2016: The Desoto Shrine Club 8th Annual BBQ Cook Off, State Championship, Hernando, MS. Contact: Doug Francis, 901-487-6785 or email: kfrancis393@yahoo.com.

June 17-18, 2016: Hog & Steer Barbecue Competition & Festival, State Championship, Oconomowoc, WI. Contact: Dianne Crowley, 262-569-8500 or email: Dianne.crowley@wishd.com.

June 17-18, 2016: Custer County Community Table/Miles City Cowtown Cook-off, State Championship, Miles City, MO. Contact: Trudy Winslow, 406-232-1219 or email: ltwinslow@midrivers.com.

June 17-18, 2016: State Center Rose Festival KCBS BBQ Competition, State Championship, State Center, IA. Contact: Misty Bunn, 641-328-4584 or email: rosefestivalbbq@gmail.com.

June 17-18, 2016: Eureka BBQ Bash, State Championship, Eureka, KS. Contact: Dale Fritz, 620-750-0307 or email: dalefritz@ymail.com.

June 17-18, 2016: Smoke on the Water – Annual Carlton Landing BBQ Competition, Carlton Landing, OK. Contact: Amber Downum, 918-452-2218 or email: amber@carltonlanding.com.

June 17-18, 2016: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, State Championship, Hendersonville, TN. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

June 17-18, 2016: Treasure Island BBQ/Steak Food Fest, State Championship, Red Wing, MN. Contact: Perry Vining, 507-402-6371 or email: pvining@smig.net.

June 17-18, 2016: Hog Capital Challenge, State Championship, Kewanee, IL. Contact: Mark Mikenas, 309-852-2175 or email: chamber@kewanee-il.com.

June 17-18, 2016: Knights of Columbus BBQ Smoke Off, Kansas City, KS. Contact: Josh Markley, 913-449-1972 or email: shkofcbbq4life@yahoo.com.

June 18-19, 2016: Smoke Out in the Valley, State Championship, Buckner, MO. Contact: Tonia Richardson, email: trichardson1229@embarqmail.com.

June 18-19, 2016: Porkapalozza BBQ Festival, Edmonton, CA. Contact: Karen Barba, 780-491-3527 or email:  Karen.gurba@albertapork.com.

June 18-19, 2016: Delft BBQ Fest 2016, Delft, NL. Contact: Jaap Brouwer, +31-3-43834570 or email: j.brouwer53@ziggo.nl.

June 18, 2016: Smokin Hot Backyard BBQ Contest, Cottage Grove, WI. Contact: Chris Nelson, 608-345-8281 or email: chris73nelson@yahoo.com.

June 24-25, 2016: Heritage Days BBQ Showdown, State Championship, Belvidere, IL. Contact; Danny Anderson, 815-544-9256 or email; danderson@ci.belvidere.il.us.

June 24-25, 2016: Smokin’ on the Pecos, Artesia, NM. Contact; David Grousnick, 575-513-4291 or email: dvgrousnick@yahoo.com.

June 24-25, 2016: Leadville BBQ & Brew Festival, State Championship, Leadville, CO. Contact: Cara Russell, 719-486-3901 or email: Leadville@leadvilleusa.com.

June 24-25, 2016: Hog Wild BBQ Festival, State Championship, Chandler, OK. Contact: Marilyn Emde, 405-258-0673 or email: chandlerchamber@gmail.com.

June 24-25, 2016: Big BBQ Bash, State Championship, Maryville, TN. Contact: Beth Farrow, email: bigbbqbash@gmail.com.

June 24-25, 2016: Great Lenexa BBQ Battle – Kansas State Championship, State Championship, Lenexa, KS. Contact: Lindsay Hart, 913-477-7130 or email: lhart@lenexa.com.

June 24-25, 2016: 8th Annual Auburn Hills Barbecue Cookoff, State Championship, Auburn Hils, MI. Contact: Shawn Keenan, 248-364-6926 or email: skennan@auburnhills.org.

June 24-25, 2016: Sililcon Valley Barbeque Valley Championships, State Championship, Santa Clara, CA. Contact: Frank Walsh, 408-219-1852 or email: franks@svbbq.com.

June 24-25, 2016: Newport Beach Barbecue Competition, State Championship, Newport, CA. Contact: Steve Bender, 949-300-5103 or email: info@newporteachbbqcompetition.com.

June 24-25, 2016: Crossroads BBQ Cook-off (Backyard Contest), Lawrenceburg, TN. Contact: Ron Cato, 931-279-0300 or email: seasocks1@gmail.com.

June 24-25, 2016: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, State Championship, Birmingham, AL. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

June 24-25, 2016: Covington Cork & Pork Festival, Covington, VA. Contact: David Bryant, 540-965-6310 or email: dbryant@covington.va.us.

June 24-25, 2016: Smoke on the Waterfall, State Championship, Redwoodfalls, MN. Contact: Christopher Schmitz, 218-310-2156 or email: chris@yfcminnesota.com.

June 24-25, 2016: Smoke on the Square: In Memory of David Harness, Franklin, IN. Contact: Tara Payne, 317-346-1258 or email: tara@discoverdowntownfranklin.com.

June 24-25, 2016: Freedom Fest BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Willard, MO. Contact: Michelle Higgins, 417-682-1568 or email: michellehiggins31@yahoo.com.

June 25-26, 2016: Cookin Camargue, Saintes Maries De La Mer, FR. Contact: Jed Thompson, email: charredapron@icloud.com.

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

June 25-26, 2016: Mr. BBQ Barbeque Challenge, State Championship, Davenport, IA. Contact: Glenn Rohm, 563-370-7991 or email: ioproductions@sbcglobal.net.

June 25-26, 2016: Green Mountain BBQ Championship, State Championship, Waterbury, VT. Contact: Jeremy Garrett, 802-244-8994 or email: Jeremy@j2levents.com.

June 25-26, 2016: Montana BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Absarokee, MT. Contact: Nick Morrison, 406-690-3030 or email: mtbbq@yahoo.com.

June 25-26, 2016: The 2nd Annual Greenport Harbor Beer, BBQ, & Blues, Peconic, NY. Contact: Richard VanDenburgh, 631-513-9019 or email: rich@greenportbrew.com.

June 25-26, 2016: Rotary Rock-N-Ribs (Backyard), Onalaska, WI. Contact: Laurie Tweten, 608-769-7446 or email: rocknribsbbq@gmail.com.

June 25-26, 2016: Rugby Sound BBQ Compeititon, Parabiago, IT. Contact: Tomaso Castilglioni, 0039-369-1131965 or email: tomasocastiglioni@yahoo.com.


LSBS

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

April 1-2, 2016: Boston Buckin BBQ, Palestine, 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: Leon County Wild West TAFR Cook-Off, Buffalo, TX.

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

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

April 8-9, 2016: Volunteer Fire Dept., Marlin, 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.

April 29-30, 2016: Wild Hot Cook-Off, Archer City, TX.

May 6-7, 2016: Menard, TX.

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

May 6-7, 2016: Pink Soles in Motion, Carrollton, 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: Funtier Days World Championship Bison Cook-Off, Santa Anna, TX.

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

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

May 27-28, 2016: Freedom in the Park, Whitehouse, TX.

May 27-28, 2016: 3rd Annual Spicewood Community Center BBQ & Chili, Spicewood, 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: Circleville, TX (third in a series of three).

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.

July 1-2, 2016: Aqua Boom State Championship, Kingsland, TX.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Nucor’s Cooking for the Cause, Terrell, TX.

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

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

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

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

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


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: WNC 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.

July 30, 2016: Victory BrewBQ, Parkesburg, PA. Website: www.victorybeer.com/brewbq.

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

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: Esperanza Bonanza, Marion, AR. Contact: Missi Norman, 870-7345-6580 or 901-647-3391 or email: bbq@esperanzabonanza.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: Thunder on Water Barbecue Contest, Grenada, MS. Contact: Dr. Thomas E. Holden, 662-41-7711 or 662-417-7711 or email: nbutblueskies@yahoo.com.

June 16-18, 2016: Porkin in the Park, Greenwood, MS. Contact: Caleb Cox, 662-299-8495 or email: coxhospitality@gmail.com.

July 15-16, 2016: Smoke on the Mountain, Galax, VA. Contact: Judy Brannock, 276-236-2184 or 276-236-6903 or email: info@twincountychamber.com.

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

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

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

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: 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.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: Bartlett BBQ Fest, Bartlett, TN. Contact: David Parsons, 901-937-7790.

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

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

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

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

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

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


MNBBQS

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

June 10-12, 2016: Mankato Cookout, Mankato, MN.

June 17-19, 2016: Treasure Island BBQ/Steak Food Fest, Treasure Island Casino, Red Wing, MN. Cooks’ Contact: Perry Vining, 507-402-6371; Judges’ Contact: Dick Dahlen, 507-402-2350; Vendors’ Contact: Damon Holter, 612-756-4985. Website: www.bigislandfestivalbbq.org.

June 24-25, 2016: Smoke on the Waterfall, Redwood Falls, MN. Contact: Christopher Schmitz, 218-310-2156 or email: chris@yfcminnesota.com. Website: http://www.yfcminnesota.com/ministries/redwood_falls_youth_for_christ/bbq.

June 27, 2016: Rock-N-Ribs Fundraiser, Onalaska, WI. Contact: Laurie Tweten, 608-769-7446 or email: rocknribsbbq@gmail.com. Website: www.rotaryrocknribs.com.

July 10-11, 2016: Rothsay Rib Fest, Rothsay, MN. Website: www.rothsay.org.

July 16, 2016: Bar-B-Que & Brew Fest, Deer River, MN. Contact: Mike Kane, 218-327-1854 or email: mkane@gismn.com. Website: http://deerriver.org/events/event.php?number=116.

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

July 29-30, 2016: Great Northern BBQ & Cub Foods Rib Fest, Brainerd, MN.

Aug. 1, 2016: Meat & Music Spectacular, Buffalo Center, IA. Contact: Anna Balvance, 507-381-5874. Website: http://mms.northiowabetterment.com/bbq.html.

Aug. 3, 2016: RibFest, Brainerd, MN. Website: greatnorthernbbq.com.

Aug. 12-13, 2016: Lake Minnetonka BBQ & Beer Fest, MN State Championship, Tonka Bay, MN. Website: www.excelsior-lakeminnetonkachamber.com.

Aug. 15, 2016: Battle of the Badges, Minneapolis, MN. Website: winonachamber.com.

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

Aug. 22, 2016: Squeals & Wheels Festival, Le Sueur, MN. Website: angels-amongst-us.org.

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. 2-3, 2016: Big Muddy Brew n’ Que, Winona, MN.

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

April 16, 2016: VFW Snow Shoe Grilling & BBQ Competition, Whitman VFW Post 697, Whitman, MA. Contact: Brian Martin, email: bmartin.abiq@gmail.com.

April 29-May 1, 2016: Ridgefield Gone Country BBQ Festival, Ridgefield, CT. Website: www.ridgefieldbbqct.com.

May 6, 2016: Smoke in the Valley, Green Lane, PA. Contact: Shawn Tucker, 215-740-7593. Website: www.glfcbbq.com.

May 21-22, 2016: Salt City BBQ Festival, Clinton Square, Syracuse, NY. Contact: Eileen Carr, 315-254-6119.

May 28-29, 2016: 8th Annual Amateur Applewood Smoke-off presented by Barn Brew BBQ, Mann Orchards, Methuen, MA. Contact: Matt Fitzgerald, 978-265-6143. Website: www.barbrewbbq.com.

June 25-26, 2016: Green Mountain BBQ Championship, Farr’s Field.  Contact: Jeremy Garrett: 802-244-8994 or 802-272-5113 or email: Jeremy@J2Levents.com .Website: www.GreenMountainBBQ.com.

July 16-17, 2016: 11th Annual Brookline Tailgate & BBQ/Grilling Cookoff, Brookline Ball Field, Brookline, NH.

Aug. 28, 2016: Otter River BBQ Cookoff, Otter River Sportsman’s Club, Baldwinville, MA. Contact: Andy King, email: basteyboy@comcast.net.

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

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


Texas Gulf Coast BBQ Cookers Association

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

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 16, 2016: HobbyFest BBQ Competition, Houston, TX. Email: gary@simpleton.us.

April 23, 2016: Annual Paralyzed Veterans of America Texas Chapter, Houston, TX. Contact: Jill Blankenship, 713-520-8782 or 281-460-0139.

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.

April 30, 2016: 14th Annual Champions Kids Camp BBQ Cook-Off, Spring, TX. Contact: Ellen Cole, 713-829-2508.

May 21, 2016: TGCBCA Annual Memorial Cook Off, Montgomery, TX.

June 11, 2016: Tin Roof BBQ 2nd Annual Charity Cook-off, Atascocita, TX. Contact: TinRoofBBQ@earthlink.net.

June 25, 2016: Kids Unlimited, Houston, TX. Contact: Carolyn Howren, 832-671-1916 or email: info@kidsunlimited.org.

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

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

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

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


WORLD BARBECUE ASSOCIATION

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


PACIFIC NORTH WEST BARBECUE ASSOCIATION

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

April 9, 2016: Wayne & June’s Backyard Rib Challenge, Langley, BC.

April 30-May 1, 2016: Smoke in the Valley, Spokane Valley, WA.

May 14-15, 2016: Eastern WA BBQ Championship @ Pybus Market, Wenatchee, WA.

June 10-11, 2016: Bottles, Brews & BBQ’s, Prosser, WA.

June 18-19, 2016: Canadian Festival of Chili & BBQ, Langley, BC. Website: www.ccbbqs.com.

July 2-3, 2016: Cowtown Throwdown, Enumclaw, WA.

July 16-17, 2016: Battle of the Pits @ Northern Quest, Spokane, WA.

July 29-30, 2016: Barbegeddon, Puyallup, WA.

July 30-31, 2016: Canadian National Championships, Whistler, BC.

Aug. 5-6, 2016: Smokin’ in the Root, Stevensville, MT.

Aug. 6-7, 2016: Smokin’ Down the Highway, Sublimity, OR. Website: www.smokindownthehighway.com.

Aug. 13-14, 2016: Oak Harbor Pig Fest, Oak Harbor, WA.

Aug. 20-21, 2016: Smoke on the Water, Coeur d’Alene, ID.

Aug. 27-28, 2016: Clearwater’s 2016 Grillfest, Suquamish, WA.

Aug. 27, 2016: Benton-Franklin Fair BBQ Cook-Off, Oregon City, OR.

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

Sept. 10, 2016: Bands, Beer & BBW, Stanwood, WA.

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

Sept. 17-18, 2016: Hog Fest, Port Orchard, WA.

Oct. 2016: Longhorn Barbecue’s Battle of the Pits, Spokane, WA.


SOUTHERN BARBECUE NETWORK

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

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

April 8-9, 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 Championship Invitational.


Steak Cookoff Association

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

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

April 2, 2016: PK Grills Steak Cookoff, Little Rock, AR.

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: Rahr B Que Steak Cookoff, Fort Worth, TX.

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

May 7, 2016: Roanoke Ribeye Roundup, Roanoke, TX.

May 21, 2016: Inaugural Premier Grilling Steak Cookoff, Little Elm, TX.

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: Fernandina Beach Battle of the Beach Steak Cookoff, Fernandina Beach, FL.

June 17, 2016: Treasure Island Steak/BBQ Food Fest, Red Wing, MN.

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

June 18, 2016: Delft Beer & BBQ Festival Steak Cookoff, Delft, Netherlands.

June 24, 2016: Big Springs Steak Cookoff, Big Springs, TX.

June 25, 2016: Chisholm Trail Steak Challenge, Decatur, TX. 469-693-1179.

July 2, 2016: Texas Cook’em High Steak Cookoff, Edinburg, TX.

July 3, 2016: Half Moon Holidays Steak Cookoff, Shriner, TX. Contact: C.J. Patton, 361-996-0080 or email: cj-patton@ymail.com.

July 16, 2016: Tripp Haggard Memorial Steak Cookoff, Tulsa, OK.  469-693-1179.

July 30, 2016: 10th Annual Springhill, LA Piggly Wiggly Steak Cookoff, Springhill, LA.

Aug. 12, 2016: Deep East Texas State BBQ & Steak Championship, Kirbyville, TX.

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

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

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

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

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

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


NON-SANCTIONED EVENTS

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

April 8-10, 2016: Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA. Website: www.jacksoldsouth.com.

April 9, 2016: CBBQA BBQ 101 Class, Orange, CA. Website: www.cbbqa.org.

April 9, 2016: Pork Ribs 101 Class, Masonic Temple, Milford, NH. Email: events@nebs.org.

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

April 23, 2016: Slap Yo’ Daddy BBQ 101 Class, Diamond Bar, CA.  Website: www.slapyodaddybbq.com/classes-2.

May 7, 2016: Slap Yo’ Daddy BBQ 101 Class, Diamond Bar, CA.  Website: www.slapyodaddybbq.com/classes-2.

May 21, 2016: Sweet Smoke Q Competition BBQ School, Davenport, FL. Contact: Jim Elser, email: jim@sweetsmokeq.com. Website: www.sweetsmokeq.com.

May 28, 2016: Slap Yo’ Daddy BBQ 101 Class, Diamond Bar, CA.  Website: www.slapyodaddybbq.com/classes-2.

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

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

May 27, 2016: FBA Judges’ Seminar, Oviedo, FL. Contact: Rick Dimaggio, email: rdimaggio1@verizon.net.

June 4, 2016: SBN Judge Certification Class, Summerville, SC. Website: www.sbbqn.com.

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


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