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Nov. 8, 2014: KYJO BBQ Cook Off, Fresno, CA.

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

Feb. 26-28, 2015: 6th Annual Lake Havasu Music, Brews, & BBQ, Havasu City, CA.

March 27-28, 2015: Havasu Landing CA, State Championship, Havasu Landing, CA. Contact: Thom Emery, email:

April 23-26, 2015: 9th Annual Stagecoach Music Fest Championships, Indio, CA.


For more information, visit the CTBA website at

Nov. 21-22, 2014: McGregor Lions Club 1st Annual, McGregor, TX. Contact: Michael Olson, 254-258-8171.


For additional info., visit the FBA website at

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. 8, 2014: The Rib Tickler’s Ball/3rd Annual Cutler Bay BBQ Challenge, Cutler Bay, FL. Contact: Fred Bobson, 305-238-4166.

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.

Jan. 16-17, 2015: Pigz in Z’hills BBQ & Blues and Fly-In, Zephyrhills, FL. Contact: Vonnie Mikkelsen, 813-782-1913.

Feb. 6-7, 2015: Citrus Center Boys & Girls Clubs Smoke on the Water BBQ, Winter Haven, FL. Contact: Frank Csomos, 863-287-3075 or 863-294-5400.

Feb. 13-14, 2015: The Old Florida Outdoor Festival, Apopka, FL. Contact: Chuck Carnesale, 407-703-1756.

Feb. 20-21, 2015: Treasure Coast BBQ Championship, Ft. Pierce, FL. Contact: Annette Miller, 772-696-2095.

Feb. 27-28, 2015: Ribs on the Ridge, Haines City, FL. Contact: Barbara Peck, 863-421-9963.

March 6-7, 2015: Eagle Lake BBQ Festival, Eagle Lake, FL. Contact: Marck Stallings, 863-412-2839.

March 20-21, 2015: Battle at the Big “O”, Okeechobee, FL. Contact: Noel Stephen, 863-634-0650.

March 27-28, 2015: Kissimmee Valley Rib Rodeo, Kissimmee, FL. Contact: Brianna Stefek, 407-746-4643.

April 3-4, 2015: 8th Annual Smoke on the Water BBQ Festival, Thomaston, GA. Contact: Bobby Bickley, 706-741-9317.

April 10-11, 2015: Tri-State Barbecue Festival, 2015 FBA Alabama State Championship, Dothan, AL. Contact: Kerry Farrell, 334-699-1475.

April 17-18, 2015: Planes, Trains, and Barbeque, Tavares, FL. Contact: Cheryl Fishel, 407-625-3818.

April 17-18 2015: Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash, Venice, FL. Contact: Don Fisher, 941-809-5232 or 941-485-0804.


For more information, visit the GBA website at

Nov. 21-22, 2014: Albany Quail Classic BBQ Contest, Albany, GA. Contact: Bill E. Bowles, 229-889-0312 or 229-347-0698.

Dec. 5-6, 2014: Moultrie Moose Lodge #1158 BBQ Cook-Off, Moultrie, GA. Contact: Cecil Hinson, 229-891-1103 or Travis Webb, 229-456-1387.

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

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

March 13-14, 2015: Walton Co. BBQ Festival, Monroe, GA. Contact: Jimmy Hogg, 770-713-2134 or Angela Yarman, 770-356-2055.

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

April 10-11, 2015: Bikes, Blues, & BBQ – Douglas BBQ Cook-off, Douglas, GA. Contact: Georgia Henderson, 912-383-0277 or email:

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

May 1-2, 2015: 3 Rivers BBQ Fest, Towns Bluff RV Park, Hazlehurst, GA. Contact: Jim Sewell, 912-240-0106 or email:

May 8-9, 2015: Smoke on the Lake, Cauble Park, Acworth, GA. Contact: Jeff Bass, 678-354-8363.

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


For more information, visit the IBCA website at

Nov. 7-8, 2014: TylerQue Throw Down, Kirby, TX. Contact: Steve, 210-748-7531 or email:

Nov. 7-8, 2014: Veterans Day Celebration BBQ & Wild Game Cook Off, Pearland, TX. Contact: Ron, 281-831-8192.

Nov. 7-8, 2014: HinoPalooza, Mecedes, TX. Contact: Alex, 956-428-2800.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: 2nd Billy the Kid BBQ, Hico, TX. Contact: Mike, 254-796-4620 or email:

Nov. 14-15, 2014: RCR Cook Off, Elsa, TX. Cotnact: Aaron, 956-373-0735.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Battle of New Orleans BBQ LA State, Chalmette, LA. Contact: James, 504-813-5721.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Festival of Lights Gobbler Cook-off, Lake Jackson, TX. Contact: Staci, 979-997-2100.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Pan de Camp Cook-off, Faysville, TX. Contact: Ramon Garza, 956-776-1879 or email: sttheresachurchfaysville.pdf

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Hays County Radio BBQ Burnout, Kyle, TX. Contact: Christine Molis, 512-650-6393 or email:

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Boots, Brew, & Barbeque, Mt. Vernon, TX. Contact: Stephanie Hyman, 903-573-3374 or email:

Nov. 21-22, 2014: TBIPAC Fall BBQ Throwdown, LA State Championship, Marksville, LA. Contact: Amy, 318-240-6414.

Nov. 21-22, 2014: Kingsville Heritage Rodeo, Kingsville, TX. Contact: Lars, 361-935-6650.

Nov. 21-22, 2014: True Level Masonic Lodge 226, Houston, TX. Contact: Dedrick, 713-733-5046.

Dec. 5-6, 2014: Jason Pelton Cookin’ for the Kids 4th Annual, Conroe, TX. Contact: Sheri, 936-537-0672.

Dec. 5-6, 2014: 1st Annual Chupacabra Rub BBQ Throwdown, Beeville, TX. Contact: Rose, 832-788-6974 or email:

Dec. 5-6, 2014: Cops for Tots, Raymondville, TX. Contact: Tom Gomez, 956-966-0766 or email:

Dec. 5-6, 2014: Taft Christmas Festival BBQ, Taft, TX. Contact: Chad, 361-526-0008 or email:

Dec. 12-13, 2014: Briscoe Ranch C/O at Crossroads, TX, State Championship, Uvalde, TX. Contact: Wade, 830-951-7351.

Dec. 12-13, 2014: STX Cowboy Christmas, Sinton, TX. Contact: Owen, 361-450-0158 or email:

Dec. 19-20, 2014: Bert Ogden Mission Cowboy Christmas Cook Off, Mission, TX. Contact: George, 956-581-1111 or email:

Jan. 16-17, 2015: Yellow Jacket BBQ Throwdown LA, Denham Springs, LA. Contact: Jamie, 225-958-0278.

Jan. 16-17, 2015: Willacy County Livestock Show Kick Off Cook Off, Raymondville, TX. Contact: Libby, 956-746-1680.

Jan. 23-24, 2015: Old Town Helotes, Helotes, TX. Contact: Rick, 210-695-5913.

Feb. 6-7, 2015: Chilly Chili & BBQ, Austin, TX. Contact: Casey, 512-576-1642.

Feb. 6-7, 2015: Rio Grande City 7th Annual Showdown Cook Off, Rio Grande City, TX. Contact: Marlene, 956-353-3010.

Feb. 27-28, 2015: Good Bull BBQ Cook-Off, TX State Championship, Kurten, TX. Contact: Jenni, 979-450-2162 or email:

Feb. 27-28, 2015: Irving Elks Lodge, Irving, TX. Contact: John, 972-579-0005.


For additional info., visit the KCBS website at

Nov. 7-8, 2014: When Pigs Fly South, Lakeland, FL. Contact: Donovan Tinsley, 863-644-2431 or email:

Nov. 7-9, 2014: MO Veterans Home BBQ BIVOUAC, State Championship, St. James, MO. Contact: JT Sybert, 573-263-1455 or email:

Nov. 7-8, 2014: Country Pleasin Grillin & Chillin BBQ Classic, State Championship, Florence, MS. Contact: Bo Wigley, 601-750-3306 or email:

Nov. 7-8, 2014: Smokin Up the Campground, Backyard Style (Competitor’s Series), Calhoun, GA. Contact: Aaron Walkover, 706-307-9129 or email:

Nov. 13-18, 2014: World Food Championships – World Barbecue Championships, Las Vegas, NV. Contact: Jeff Morris, 615-297-6886 or email:

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Smoke on the Harbor BBQ Throwdown, State Championship, Charleston, SC. Contact: Chris Mitchell, 843-856-0028 or email:

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Smokin’ Up the Saddle Club (SBBQA), State Championship, Chatsworth, GA. Contact: Mitchell Bedwell, 706-926-0011 or email:

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Char-Broil Challenge, State Championship, Richland, GA. Contact: Chip Jones, 229-887-3433 or email:

Nov. 21-22, 2014: Plant City Pig Jam, State Championship, Plant City, FL. Contact: Amy Nizamoff, 813-754-3707 or email:

Nov. 21-22, 2014: The National BBQ Cup (SBBQA), State Championship, Cumming, GA. Contact: Randall Bowman, 770-886-6290 or email:

Dec. 5-6, 2014: Christmas on the River State Championship BBQ, Demopolis, AL. Contact: Dee Wright, email:

Dec. 5-6, 2014: Calhoun KOA’s, State Championship, Calhoun, GA. Contact: Aaron Walkover, 706-307-9129 or email:

Dec. 5-6, 2014: Miami’s, Key Biscayne, FL. Contact: Brickell Bay Entertainment Co., 305-607-6000 or email:

Dec. 12-13, 2014: King of the Smoker (Competitor’s Series), State Championship, LaQuinta, CA. Contact: Jessie Fleischman, 760-775-4222 or email:

Dec. 12-14, 2014: 2014 Downtown Throwdown, Las Vegas, NV. Contact: Steve Overlay, 702-376-9532 or email:

Jan. 9-10, 2015: National Western BBQ Throwdown, State Championship, Denver, CO. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email:

Jan. 16-18, 2015: 1st W.E.S.T. – Winter Extreme South Tyrol, Rein in Taufers. Contact: MiG Alpine Grill & BBQ, +39-349-4661115 or email:

Jan. 30-31, 2015: Lakeland Pig Festival, State Championship, Lakeland, FL. Contact: Nick Nicholas, 863-669-6493 or email:

Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 2015: Melbourne Barbecue Festival, Melbourne, Victoria. Contact: Margaret Vitale, +61418364594 or email:

Feb. 6-7, 2015: Brasstown Valley’s BBQ Throwdown, State Championship, Young Harris, GA. Contact: Bobby Brumley, 706-379-4616 or email:

Feb. 21-22, 2015: Smokin’ Hot BBQ San Juan, Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR. Contact: Michael Compton, 787-319-9410 or email:

Feb. 26-28, 2015: Shotgun Fred BBQ Showdown, Huntsville, TX. Contact: Ben Pruitt, 963-661-4204 or email:

Feb. 27-28, 2015: 6th Annual Lake Havasu Music Brews & BBQ Championship, State Championship, Lake Havasu City, AZ. Contact: Skip or Cheryl Ramsden, 927-208-2375 or email:

March 6-7, 2015: Smokin in the Square, State Championship, Pensacola, FL. Contact: Ivan Delabruere, 850-516-2622 or email:

March 13-14, 2015: Don’t Be Cruel BBQ Duel, State Championship, Tupelo, MS. Contact: Bev Crossen, 662-372-2208 or Leslie Mart, 662-891-5379 or email:

March 13-14, 2015: Flames on the Flint, State Championship,  Bainbridge, GA. Contact: Ronnie Godwin, 229-246-7900 or email:

March 26-28, 2015: Florida Heritage BBQ Classic, Kissimmee, FL. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email:

March 27-28, 2015: Fire Ant Festival BBQ Bash, State Championship, Ashburn, GA. Contact: Gail Walls, 229-567-3436 or email:

March 27-28, 2015: Firelake BBQ Cook Off, State Championship, Shawnee, OK. Contact: Jason Boyce, 405-878-4850 or email:

March 27-28, 2015: Havasu Landing CA, State Championship, Havasu Landing, CA. Contact: Thom Emery, email:


For additional info., visit the LSBS website at

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Smokin’ at the Ranch, Bertram, TX.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Heart of Texas Cowboy Church Family Fun Day & BBQ, Waco, TX.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Lonesome Dove Memorial Cook-Off, Rising Star, TX.

Dec. 5-6, 2014: Tin Star Ranch BBQ & Chili Cook-off, Fredericksburg, TX.

Jan. 17-18, 2015: LSBS Cooker of the Year Awards BBQ Cook-Off, Burnet, TX.

Jan. 30-31, 2015: Old Schoolhouse Cook-Off, Red Rock, TX.

Feb. 13-14, 2015: Bad to the Bone, Round Rock, TX.

March 6-7, 2015: Cowboy Dancehall, San Antonio, TX.

March 15-16, 2015: MDA Backyard BBQ, Del Rio, TX.

March 20-21, 2015: Shelby County, Center, TX.

March 20-21, 2015: Texas State Tolbert hili & LSBS BBQ, Lockhart, TX.

March 20-21, 2015: Hill Country BBQ, Marble Falls, TX.

March 27-28, 2015: Rock the River Cook-Off, Houston, TX.

April 10-11, 2015: Dell Diamond Blue Santa, Round Rock, TX.

April 24-25, 2015: Germanfest BBQ Cook-Off, Muenster, TX. Website:

April 24-25, 2015: TAFR Charity Wild Game, Houston, TX.

April 24-25, 2015: VFW/LAX BBQ Cook-Off, Leander, TX.

May 22-23, 2015: Chili & BBQ, Spicewood, TX.

May 29-30, 2015: BBQ Boys Buyers Group Cook-Off, Round Rock, TX.


For more information, visit the MABA website at

April 10-11, 2015: Triple Threat BBQ, Beer and Music Festival, State Championship, Harrington, DE. Contact: Sandy Fulton, 302-398-3269 or email: Website:

April 10-11, 2015: Bib’s Camel City Cookoff (formerly Jammin’ Pig), Winston-Salem, NC. Contact: Mark Little, 336-665-7245 or email: Website:

May 1-2, 2015: Naptown baBAYq Contest, Annapolis, MD. Contact: Edward Kumian, 410-991-0611 or email:

May 15-16, 2015: Chesapeake Jubilee BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Chesapeake, VA. Contact: Dorothy Kowalsky, 757-482-4848 or email: Website:

May 23-24, 2015: Roc City Rib Fest, Rochester, NY. Contact: Brian Wemett, email: Website:

June 19-20, 2015: Peak City Pigfest, State Championship, Apex, NC. Contact: Graham Wilson, 919-362-7141 or email: Website:

July 3-5, 2015: I Love Barbecue & Music Festival, State Championship, Lake Placid, NY. Contact: Dmitry Feld, 518-523-2071 or email: Website:

July 10-11, 2015: Chillin & Grillin in the Glades, Wise, VA. Contact: Greg Cross, 276-328-1000 or email: Website:

Aug. 28-29, 2015: New Holland Summer Fest, State Championship, New Holland, PA. Contact: Chuck Sheffield, 717-669-1400 or email: Website:

Sept. 4-5, 2015: Finger Lakes Fire & Smoke (Competitor’s Series), Farmington, NY. Contact: Rikk Foringer, 585-734-6227.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: 11th Annual Recovery Fest, State Championship, Richmond, VA. Contact: Honesty Liller, 804-564-0132 or email: Website,

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Hogs & Hops Beer & BBQ Festival, State Championship, Dover, DE. Contact: Mark Hoffman, 302-382-9250 or email: Website:

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Tilley Harley-Davidson Biker Blues, BBQ Rally & BBQ Classic, State Championship, Salisbury, NC. Contact: Gary Moss, 704-2020-8712 or email: Website:


For additional info., visit the MBN website at

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:

April 24-25, 2015: Southaven Springfest, Snowden Grove Park, Southaven, MS. Contact: Krisi Faulkner, 662-393-6939 or 901-461-1791 or email: Judge’s Contact: Jan & Buddy Harvey, 901-634-6099 or email:

June 5-6, 2015: Delta Jubilee Smokin’ Hot BBQ, Clarksdale, MS. Contact: Sue Griffin, email:

June 13, 2015: Grillin’ on the River BBQ Competition/Warfield Riverfest, Warfield Point Park, Greenville, MS. Contact: Boris Brandon, 662-822-9904 or email: Judge’s Contact: Jimmy Brown, email:


For more information, visit the MNBBQS website at


New England Barbeque Society

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

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

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

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

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

Jan. 16-17, 2015: 28th Annual Hold’em & Hit’em Club BBQ Cookoff, TX State Championship, Houston Farm & Ranch Club, Houston, TX. Contact: Herschel Williams, 281-703-1329, or Robert Chambers, 203-314-2385.

April 10-11, 2015: Neals Lodge, TX State Championship, Concan, TX. Contact: Cody, 830-232-6118 or 210-872-0301,

May 1-2, 2015: Champion Kids Camp, Papa’s Ice House, Spring, TX. Contact: Ellen Cole, 713-829-2508.

June 12-13, 2015: Q’ing to Cure Childhood Cancer, KOA Campground, Montgomery, TX.


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


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

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

Nov. 22, 2014: Annual Meeting, Lucky Eagle Casino, Rochester, WA.


For more information, visit the SBN website at

Nov. 7-8, 2014: SBN Cooker of the Year – Invitational, Moncks Corner, SC. Contact: Don Saturday, 843-870-7432or email: Website:

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Thanksgiving PitMaster Cook-Off, Clayton, NC. Contact: John Cole, 919-934-3551 or email:

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

Steak Cookoff Association

For more information, visit the SCA website at www.

Dec. 6, 2014: Winter Wonderland Steak Cookoff, Camp Possom Hollow, Graham, TX.

March 7, 2015: Nashville Steak Cookoff, Music City Sheridan, Nashville, TN.

March 14, 2015: Camden Daffodil Championship Steak Cookoff, Camden, AR.

April 18, 2015: Big Tim Canterbury Memorial Steak Cookoff, North Texas Jellystone Park, Burleson, TX.

April 25, 2015: Cass County Championship Rodeo & Steak Cookoff, Linden, TX.




Nov. 8, 2014: Harry Soo BBQ School, Diamond Bar, CA. Website:

Nov. 15, 2014: CBBQA Competition BBQ Class, La Verne, CA. Website:

Nov. 22, 2014: Harry Soo BBQ School, Diamond Bar, CA. Website:

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: or 800-423-0698.

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

Jan. 16-18, 2015: Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA. Website:

Feb. 13-15, 2015: Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA. Website:


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

Nov. 15, 2014: SCA Certified Judges Class, Bedford, TX. Contact: Brett, 469-693-1179. Website:

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

Jan. 17, 2015: GBA Judge Training Class, Exchange Club Fairgrounds, Jackson, GA. Website:

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





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