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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

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.


CTBA

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

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

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. 7-8, 2016: Fine Swine At The Pit, Mulberry, FL. Contact: Bonnie Titus, 863-712-0625 or email: bonnie@cityofmulberryfl.com.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Phi Delta Kappa BBQ Cook-Off, Odessa, FL. Contact: Sean Hylton, 813-917-1866 or email: shylton@allprodm.com.

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.

Nov. 18-19, 2016: Smokin’ Flamingo BBQ & Music Festival, Jacksonville, FL. Contact: David Haskett. Website: www.fmalingolake.com/events/special-events/bbq-music-festival/.

Nov. 18-19, 2016: Grills Gone Wild BBQ Competition, Panama City, FL. Contact: Gus Brand, 662-315-4491 or email: gus.brand@ommunitybank.net.

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

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

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.

July 1-2, 2016: MCL#1167 BBQ Cook Off, Sandia, TX. Contact: William Loosemore, 361-655-3449 or email: loosemorew@zhi.com.

July 1-2, 2016: Red, White, & BBQ, Ennis, TX. Contact: Sandy, 972-741-0192 or email: lemcam2@aol.com.

July 1-2, 2016: Smokin’ Heroes, LaFeria, TX. Contact: Ben, 956-797-2261 or email: bguerrero@cityoflaferia.com.

July 1-2, 2016: Half Moon Cook-Off, TX State Championship, Shiner, TX. Contact: CJ Patton, 361-596-0080 or email: cj.patton@ymail.com.

July 1-2, 2016: Texas Hobo Cook-Off & Gypsy Jamboree, Rusk, TX. Contact: Willie, 903-330-4397 or email: wranwine@ag.tamu.edu.

July 1-2, 2016: Texas Cook’em: High Steaks in Edinburg, Edinburg, TX. Contact: Ronnie Larralde, 956-383-4974 or email: marketing@edinburg.com.

July 1-2, 2016: Wounded Warriors Festival, Carrizo Springs, TX. Contact: JR Urrea, 830-317-6659 or email: starchys506@yahoo.com.

July 8-9, 2016: 3rd Annual Piggin’ & Grinnin’ BBQ Cook-Off, Sayre, OK. Contact: Belinda Graham, 580-301-9338 or email: graham.belinda@att.net.

July 8-9, 2016: 3rd Annual Seahaw Cook Off, Riviera, TX. Contact: Nathon, 361-296-3610 or emil: hborden@rivieraisd.us.

July 8-9, 2016: 4th Annual Water’s Edge “Grilling on the Edge,” Hitchcock, TX. Contact: Dannon Erskins, 409-748-9912 or email: deerskins@icloud.com.

July 15-16, 2016: Coryell Creek Critters BBQ, Waco, TX. Contact: Nancy, 254-405-5722 or email: nlmitchell2003@aol.com.

July 15-16, 2016: Quail Creek VFD BBQ Cook-off, Victoria, TX. Contact: Mike Blaschke, 361-652-7738.

July 15-16, 2016: Cookin Up A Cure – VFW 7110, New Braunfels, TX. Contact: Diana, 830-964-3227 or email: purplelay@yahoo.com.

July 15-16, 2016: Dam Lakefest BBQ Cookoff, Somerville, TX. Contact: Melanie Becka, 979-255-1622 or email: mbecka@spiritoftexasbank.com.

July 22-23, 2016: 1st Annual San Diego Rotary Cook Off, San Diego, TX. Contact: Eugene, 361-227-9017 or email: soliz117@gmail.com.

July 29-30, 2016: Great Texas Mosquito Festival, Clute, TX. Contact: Cowley, 979-265-8392 or email: acowley@goclute.com.

July 29-30, 2016: Moulton Town & Country Jamboree, Moulton, TX. Contact: Larissa T & Kristen J, 361-772-6253 or email: Larissa.tesch@hotmail.com.


KCBS

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

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.

July 1-2, 2016: Back to Mayberry BBQ, State Championship, Whiting, IA. Contact: Kurt Neldeberg, 712-251-7861 or email: klneld@longlines.com.

July 1-2, 2016: Hutchfest BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Hutchinson, KS. Contact: Corey Young, 620-755-3206 or email: coreyyoung08@yahoo.com.

July 1-2, 2016: Grillin’ in Grafton, State Championship, Grafton, WI. Contact: Kris & Peter Raymond, 262-208-6288 or email: kris@recordevents.com.

July 1-2, 2016: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour (Regional), Marietta, GA. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

July 1-2, 2016: Fire on the Mountain, Leburn, KY. Contact: Chris Amburgey, 606-497-8865 or email: camburgey@knottky.com.

July 1-2, 2016: Patriotism in the Park – BBQ Contest (Backyard), Bristow, OK. Contact: Jake Manus, 918-637-0368 or email: director@bristowchamber.com.

July 2-3, 2016: Prime UVE Invitational Barbecue Championship, Gaiarine, Italty. Contact: Anna Maschio, +39-0434-756611 or email: info@primeuve.com.

July 2-4, 2016: I Love Barbecue & Music Festival, State Championship, Lake Placid, NY. Contact: Dmitry Feld, email: dmitry@usaluge.org.

July 2-4, 2016: 13th Annual Pork & Brew BBQ State Championship, State Championship, Rio Rancho, NM. Contact: Greg Pena, 505-891-7258 or email: gpena@rrnm.gov.

July 2-3, 2016: BBQ An Der Burg, Geestland, DE. Contact: Thomas Karstadt, email: bbqbederkesa@gmail.com.

July 2, 2016: Made in New York Festival BBQ Cook Off (Competitor’s Series), Sackets Harbor, NY. Contact: Michael Campbell, 315-646-3374 or email: mcampbell@madisonbarraks.com.

July 2-3, 2016: Hot Pursuit BBQ, State Championship, Shawnee, OK. Contact: Erika Jones, 405-476-4258 or email: ejones7900@sbcglobal.net.

July 4-5, 2016: Liberty4thFest Barbecue Contest, State Championship, Liberty, MO. Contact: Gayle Potter, 816-781-4901 or email: gaylep@libertychamber.com.

July 7-9, 2016: SC Festivavl of Discovery, Greenwood, SC. Contact: Laura Ackerman, 864-942-8448 or email: uptown@cityofgreenwoodsc.com.

July 8-9, 2016: 15th Annual Bordertown Bash, State Championship, Fort Smith, AR. Contact: Daniel Moore, email: trolleytimebbq@gmail.com.

July 8-9, 2016: New Jersey State Barbecue Championship, State Championship, North Wildwood, N J. Contact: Eric Shenkus, 609-523-6565 or email: njbbq@njbbq.com.

July 8-9, 2016: Cumberland Plateau BBQ Cook-Off & Cruise In, State Championship, Jamestown, TN. Contact: Ed Wiley, email: contact@eastforkstables.com.

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

July 8-10, 2016: Gold Ribbin’ BBQ Fest of Greater Green Bay, State Championship, Green Bay, WI. Contact: Steven Krueger, 920-617-5553 or email: sjk@icojlaw.com.

July 8-9, 2016: Johnson County Fair BBQ Challenge, State Championship, Warrensburg, MO. Contact: Jason Beckner, 660-238-3976 or email: jbeckner@vlpco.com.

July 8-9, 2016: Wine Country Big Q Competition and Festival, State Championship, Petaluma, CA. Contact: Judy Walker, 707-837-1928 or email: judy@wcbigq.com.

July 8-9, 2016: 9th Annual Wellsville BBQ Cookoff, State Championship, Wellsville, MO. Contact: Pat Pursifull, 573-684-3131 or email: ppursifull@sbcglobal.net.

July 8-9, 2016: Ohio Veterans Barbecue Cook-Off, State Championship, Kettering, OH. Contact: Joe Law, 937-433-9327 or email: legionpost598@yahoo.com.

July 8-9, 2016: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Indianapolis, IN. Contact: KCBS Office, 800963-5227.

July 8-9, 2016: Drayton Kinsmen Smoke and Sound Festival, Drayton Ontario, CA. Contact: David Hunnam, 647-985-5278 or email: dhunnam@gmail.com.

July 15-16, 2016: Griller’s Cup, Laramie, WY. Contact: Dee Bott, 307-755-4516 or email: dbott@invinsonhospital.org.

July 15-17, 2016: Del Mar BBQ Championship, State Championship, Del Mar, CA. Contact: Arlie Bragg, email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

July 15-16, 2016: Cookin’ on Kampeska, State Championship, Watertown, SD. Contact: Caitlin Voecks, email: Caitlin@watertownsd.com.

July 15-16, 2016: BBQ’Loo & Blues Too, State Championship, Waterloo, IA. Contact: Cindy Wells, 319-404-7308 or email: cjwsesw@mchsi.com.

July 15-16, 2016: Wolf Creed Wildblue BBQ, State Championship, Burlington, KS. Contact: Jenny Hageman, 620-364-4070 or email: jehgem@wcnoc.com.

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

July 15-17, 2016: Wine, Brew, & Bar-B-Que Too!, State Championship, New Palestine, IN. Contact: Mark Kennedy, 317-417-3050 or email: mkennedy57@comcast.net.

July 15-16, 2016: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, South Bend, IN. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

July 15-16, 2016: RiverFest Red White & Que, State Championship, Bellevue, NE. Contact: Doris Urwin, 402-898-3000 or email: doris@bellevuenebraska.com.

July 15-16, 2016: Ribs on the River, Yorkville, IL. Contact: Chris Funkhouser, 630-708-6605 or email: funkhouser.ward3@gmail.com.

July 16-17, 2016: Smokin at the Ballpark BBQ Fest, State Championship, Old Orchard Beach, ME. Contact: Sharri MacDonald, 207-590-4201 or email: smacdonald@maine.rr.com.

July 22-23, 2016: EffingHAM Jam, State Championship, Effingham, IL. Contact: Norma Lansing, 217-342-4147 or email: nlansing@effinhamcountychamber.com.

July 22-23, 2016: Arvada On-Tap A Craft Beer & BBQ Fest, State Championship, Arvada, CO. Contact: Brenda Berg, 303-598-0152 or email: Brenda@arvada.org.

July 22-23, 2016: Up in Smoke BBQ Bash, State Championship, Mason City, IA. Contact: Ruth Miller, 641-421-0577 or email: ruth.miller@lee.net.

July 22-23, 2016: Central Illinois BBQ Throwdown (formerly Morton BBQ Throwdown) , State Championship, Peoria, IL. Contact: Ryan Koener, 309-208-1572 or email: rak@koener.com.

July 22-23, 2016: WNC BBQ Festival – Smokin’ in the Valley, State Championship, Maggie Valley, NC. Contact: Teresa Smith, 828-926-1686 or email: teresa@maggievalley.org.

July 22-23, 2016: BBQ Fest Cooking Contest, State Championship, Dyersburg, TN. Contact: Natalie Patterson, 731-288-7076 or email: bbq@burksb.com.

July 22-24, 2016: Rotary Club of Wakefield, Rhode Island, State Championship, Kingston, RI. Contact: Bud Faria, 401-789-3902 or email: budfaria@yahoo.com.

July 22-23, 2016: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Woodbury, MN. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

July 22-23, 2016: Smokin in the Woods, Kingdom City, MO. Contact: Chris Wolters, 573-268-3082 or email: cwolters@mchsi.com.

July 22-23, 2016: The Kansas Smithfield Guinea Pig, Desoto, KS. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

July 22-23, 2016: Southern Tier Brew & BBQ Festival, Owego, NY. Contact: Tom Tarry, 315-426-8741 or email: ttarry@showswithresults.com.

July 23-24, 2016: Black Forrest Smoke & Wine Festival, Millheim, DE. Contact: Michael Koepf, email: Michael.koepf@raoring-dragon.com.

July 23-24, 2016: The Harpoon Brewery BBQ Festival, State Championship, Windsor, VT. Contact: Mike Paone, 617-574-9551 or email: mpaone@harpoonbrewery.com.

July 29-30, 2016: The Dodge City Days Smoke Saddles BBQ Contest, Dodge City, KS. Contact: John Bogner.

July 29-30, 2016: Cotton Pickin BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Hartselle, AL. Contact: Susan Hines, 256-773-4370 or email: hartsell@hiwaay.net.

July 29-30, 2016: 8th Annual Vista BBQ Classic, State Championship, Vista, CA. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

July 29-30, 2016: Smokin Hot Cars & BBQ, State Championship, Iola, KS. Contact: Michael (Tom) Brighma, 620-365-9740 or email: bbq@iola-rotary.org.

July 29-30, 2016: SanLuis Valley Beat the Heat Brew BBQ & Chili Challenge, State Championship, Alamosa, CO. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arile@arliequeevents.com.

July 29-30, 2016: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Des Moines, IA. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

July 29-30, 2016: Racing for the BBQ, State Championship, Lee’s Summit, MO. Contact: Charlie Gascich, 913-620-1690 or email: cwhatsoever@yahoo.com or Camila Alvarez, 816-682-7964 or email: alvarex.camila94@yahoo.com.

July 29-30, 2016: Blues, Brews & Barbecue, State Championship, Birch Run, MI. Contact: Mike Szukhent, 989-624-9193 or email: mike@birchrun.org.

July 29-30, 2016: Great Northern BBQ, State Championship, Brainerd, MN. Contact: Cory Jay, 218-815-5737 or email: advantage.rs@gmail.com.

July 29-30, 2016: 2016 Gilroy Garlic Festival BBQ CHampionship, State Championship, Gilroy, CA. Contact: Michael Davis, 408-778-7005 or emai: medidadad1@yahoo.com or John Melone, 510-596-1827.

July 29-30, 2016: Birdies Barnyard BBQ, Kohler, WI. Contact: Jaime Cherney, 920-901-2931 or email: 4ourbusylives@gmail.com.

July 29-30, 2016: Smoke on the Shrine Lake & Bluegrass Festival, Summerville, SC. Contact: Kevin Merritt, 843-224-9111 or email: shrinerkev@yahoo.com.

July 30, 2016: I Grill Because I Care (Backyard), New Hope, AL. Contact: Teek Patnaik, 256-694-0177 or email: pranteekpatnaik@hotmail.com.


LSBS

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

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.

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

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

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 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: Bartlett BBQ Fest, Bartlett, TN. Contact: David Parsons, 901-859-3381 or email: dparsonsconstruction@comcast.net.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: Grill in the Ville BBQ Competition, Jacksonville, AR. Contact: Dana Rozenski, 501-982-4171 or 501-626-1446 or email: drozenski@cityofjacksonville.com or Dana Rozenski, 501-962-4171 or 501-626-1446 or email: drozenski@cityofjacksonville.com.

Oct. 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

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

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.

July 16-17, 2016: OOB Smokin’ at the Ballpark, Old Orchard Beach, ME. Contact: Sharri MacDonald, 207-590-4201.

Aug. 13-14, 2016: Best BBQ Chef Competition, New London, CT. 860-443-3786.

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

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

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PACIFIC NORTH WEST BARBECUE ASSOCIATION

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

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.

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

Sept. 2-3, 2016: Jamil Shrine BBQ Cook Off, Columbia, SC.

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: Smoke on the Beach, Myrtle Beach, SC.

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


Steak Cookoff Association

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

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 11, 2016: Mad Butcher Pink Tomato Festival Steak Cookoff, Warren, AR.

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 18, 2016: Central Texas Harley-Davidson Steak Shoot Out, Round Rock, TX.

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

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

June 25, 2016: Proud of Texas POD Steak Cookoff, Waco, TX.
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 4, 2016: Brookshire’s Louisiana Steak Cookoff, Shreveport, LA.

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: Regah Steak Cookoff, Den Hague, Netherlands.

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

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

Sept. 3, 2016: Mid-West Steak Cookoff Championship, Van Buren, AR.

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

Sept. 10, 2016: The Sky’s the Limit Balloon Spectacular Steak Cookoff, Gainesville, TX.

Sept. 17, 2016: BBQkampionschap Van Waasland, St. Nicolaas, Belgium.

Sept. 17, 2016: Smokin Possum Hollow Steak Cookoff, Graham, TX.

Sept. 23, 2016: 17th Street Praise the Lard Steak Cookoff, Murphysboro, IL.

Sept. 23, 2016: Steve Mayberry Memorial Steak Cookoff, Carrolton, TX.

Sept. 23, 2016: The Great Ruleville Grilling, Ruleville, MS.

Oct. 8, 2016: Miami Valley Casino Steak Cookoff, Lebanon, OH.

Oct. 8, 2016: Sweetwater Steak Cookoff, Sweetwater, TX.

Oct. 15, 2016: Mid South Great Steak Cookoff, West Memphis, AR.

Oct. 15, 2016: Celina Balloon Festival Steak Cookoff, Celina, TX.

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

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


NON-SANCTIONED EVENTS

July 3, 2016: Pork in the Park BBQ Challenge, Cadillac, Michigan. Contact: Derek Anderson, email: dcjanderson57@yahoo.com. Website: CadillacFreedomFestival.com.


COOKING SCHOOLS

June 17, 2016: Lang BBQ Smokers One-Day Summer Cook Class, Nahunta, GA. Instructors: Lang BBQ Smokers Championship Cook Team w/Bruce Mitchell (The Gator Man) from Swamp People. 800-462-4629 or 912-462-6146. Email: info@langbbqsmokers.com. Website: www.langbbqsmokers.com.

June 18, 2016: Lang BBQ Smokers One-Day Summer Cook Class, Nahunta, GA. Instructors: Lang BBQ Smokers Championship Cook Team w/Bruce Mitchell (The Gator Man) from Swamp People. 800-462-4629 or 912-462-6146. Email: info@langbbqsmokers.com. Website: www.langbbqsmokers.com.

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.

July 29-30, 2016: Barbecue Live Competition Cooking School, Memphis, TN. Instructors: Mark Lambert of Sweet Swine O’Mine and Waylon Reed of Killer Hogs Barbecue. Contact: Mark Lambert, 901-831-1451 or email: mark@ssomd.com. Website: www.barbecuelive.com.

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

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

Sept. 2, 2016: FBA Judges’ Seminar, Perry, FL. Contact: Steve Brumm, email@ad4wt@aol.com.

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


MISCELLANEOUS SCHOOLS

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