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Our Barbecue Events Calendar has direct links to make finding barbecue events easy!

Click on the name of the BBQ Association or Sanctioning Body and be directed to their event listings. You can also use the search bar at the top of the page to search any event by name, town or by state. Also know where you see RED there will be a link to either email or direct you to a website where more information can be found. 

The National Barbecue News is proud to work with the following barbecue organizations to bring you the most complete listing of upcoming barbecue events in the World. 

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For more information, visit the California BBQ Association website at cbbqa.org.

Jan. 19, 2019:  Slab-O-Rama Barbeque Challenge 2019(KCBS & TOY), Bullhead City, AZ.  

Jan. 26, 2019:  The Golden State Battle 2019, (KCBS & TOY), Santa Ynez, CA.  

Feb. 16, 2019:  The Smithfield Guinea Pig 2019, (KCBS&TOY), Coachella, CA. 

Mar. 16, 2019:  Backyard on the Grape 2019, Lodi, CA.  

Mar. 30, 2019:  Santa Anita Winner’s Circle 2019, (KCBS & TOY), Arcadia, CA. 

Apr. 13, 2019:  Hog ‘N Heat 4, Redwood City, CA.  

Apr. 27, 2019:  Lodi Beer Fest & BBQ Championship 2019, (KCBS & TOY), Lodi, CA.  

May 4, 2019:  Show Low BBQ Throw Down 2019, (KCBS & TOY), Show Low, AZ.  

May 4, 2019:  Elk Grove Western Festival & BBQ Championship 2019, (KCBS), Elk Grove, CA.  

May 11, 2019:  Ribs, Chili, Cars, Brews & Blues 2019, Livermore, CA.  

May 26, 2019:  Big Bear Grill & Chill, (KCBS & TOY), Big Bear, CA.  

June 1, 2019:  Horse Town Brew N Que Festival 2019, (KCBS & TOY), Norco, CA.  

June 8, 2019:  Chillin & Grillin by the Vines, Lodi, CA.  

June 22, 2019:  Silicon Valley BBQ Championship 2019, (KCBS) Santa Clara, CA.  

July 13, 2019:  Clayton BBQ Cook-off 2019, (KCBS), Clayton, CA.  

July 13, 2019:  Annual Vista BBQ Classic, (KCBS & TOY), Vista, CA.  

Aug. 3, 2019:  Rods-N-Ribs 2019, Roseville, CA.  

Aug. 17, 2019:  Lassen Annual BBQ Cook-off 2019, (KCBS & TOY), Susanville, CA. 

Aug. 18, 2019:  Turf & Surf BBQ Championship 2019, (KCBS & TOY), Del Mar, CA.  

Sept. 14, 2019:  America’s Finest BBQ Championship 2019, (KCBS & TOY), San Diego, CA. 

Sept. 21, 2019:  Hot Q’s & Cold Brews BBQ Championship 2019, (KCBS & TOY), Oroville, CA.    

 

For more information, visit the Central Texas Barbecue Association website at www.ctbabbq.com

2nd Tuesday of Every Month @ 6 pm, Recurring CTBA Meeting, Fat Boys BBQ, Temple, TX. 

Mar.8-9, 2019:  Jarrell American Legion Hall, Contact: Dave Welhouse, Phone: (512) 289-8473. 

Mar. 15-16, 2019:  Blanco American Legion Hall, Contact: Jimmy Zamora, Phone: (832) 677-7017. 

Mar. 29-30, 2019:  Troy Festival (Quad Cities), Contact: Frank Lynch, Phone:  (254) 718-5022. 

Apr.5-6, 2019:  Lone Star Guardians, Contact: Roger Delong, Phone: (936) 391-1481.

Apr. 12-13, 2019:  Que 4 Kids Nolanville (Quad Cities), Contact: Joe Medrano, Phone: (254) 534-2920. 

May 3-4, 2019:  Cinco De Mayo Festival Temple, Contact: Roney Castor, Phone: (254) 228-9484. 

May 10-11, 2019:  Cameron Fun Fest, Contact: Daniel Willie, Phone:  (254) 718-7052. 

May 17-18, 2019:  Del Rio Texas, Contact: Susie Lister, Phone:  (830) 768-3616.

May 24-25, 2019:  Ribs and Rods Temple, Contact: Kenny Stone, Phone: (254) 760-0653. 

May 31 – June 1, 2019:  Buckholts Texas (Quad Cities), Contact: Patsy Gaines, Phone: (254) 482-0570. 

June 14-15, 2019: Holland Corn Fest, Contact: Paul Bales, Phone: (254) 654-9689. 

July 19-20, 2019:  Morgan’s Point Resort VFD/PD, Contact: Karen Stagner, Phone:  (409) 750-0102.

Aug. 30-31, 2019:  Central Texas State Fair.

Sept.  6-7, 2019:  Jarrell # 2 American Legion, Contact: Dave Welhouse, Phone: (512) 289-8473. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  Marlin VFD Cook-Off, Contact: Rob Douglas, Phone: (254) 422-3268.

Oct. 4-5, 2019:  Bob Miracle Elks Lodge. 

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  Harper Texas, Contact: Steve Sweeney, Phone:  (830) 992-1193. 

Oct. 25-26, 2019:  Kerrville Texas, Contact: Chad Parker, Phone: (830) 739-3200. 

 

 

For more information, visit the FBA website at www.fbabbq.com

Jan. 18-19, 2019:  Pigz in Z’Hills BBQ & Blues, Zephyrhills, FL.  Contact: Melonie Monson, Phone:  (813) 782-1913, Email: Director@Zephyrhillschamber.org.

Jan. 25 -26, 2019:  Butts & Clucks On The Bay, Apalachicola, FL, Contact:  Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce, Phone:   850-653-9419, Email:  execdirector@apalachicolabay.org. 

Feb. 1-2, 2019:  Smoke on the Water, Winter Haven, FL. Contact:  Kevin Ward, Phone:  863-325-9070, Email:  krw@awarddesign.net. 

Feb. 8-9, 2019:  The Old Florida Outdoor Festival, Apopka, FL. Contact:  John Hanson, Phone:  352-255-4853, Email:  jhanson@apopka.net. 

Feb. 15-16, 2019:  Grills Gone Wild, Davenport, FL.  Contact:  Contact: Danny McClain, Phone: 863-419-3300 x 137, Email:  dmcclain@mydavenport.org. 

Feb. 22-23, 2019:  Ribs on the Ridge, Haines City, FL.  Contact:  Jill Latimer, Phone:  863-421-9959 (ext. 5959), Email:  jlatimer@hainescity.com. 

Feb. 22-23, 2019:  BBQ, Bluegrass & Brews Cook-off, Car Show, and Family Festival, Melbourne, FL. Contact:  EFSC Foundation, Phone:  321-433-7055, Email:  efscfoundation@easternflorida.edu. 

Mar. 29-30, 2019:  Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash, Venice, FL.  Contact:  Don Fisher, Phone:  941-809-5232, Email:  bbq.bluegrassbash@gmail.com. 

Apr. 26-27, 2019:  Smoke on the Water BBQ Competition & Music Festival, Fort Myers, FL. Contact:  Devon Parker, Phone:  (239) 333-1933, Email:  devon@sbdac.com. 

May 3-4, 2019:  Skinny’s BBQ Throwdown, Merritt Island, FL.  Contact:  Fred DiStasio, Phone:  321-863-5425, Email:  fredd12@bellsouth.net. 

June 27-30, 2019:  All American Smokers, Red, White & Blue Q, Bradenton, FL.  Contact: Maria Gomez, Phone:  305-877-8687, Email:  mgomez1016@aol.com. 

Aug. 30-31, 2019:  Big Belly BBQ Battle, Davenport, FL. Contact:  Shelby Lomen, Phone:  407-873-7367, Email:  slomen@gmail.com. 

Sept. 13-14, 2019:  Smokin’ Pig, Lake City, FL.  Contact:  Lisa Park, Phone:  386-752-8822, Email:  ccflfair@gmail.com. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  Smokin’ In The Pines BBQ Festival, Perry, FL. Contact:  Dawn Taylor, Phone:  850-584-5366, Email:  taylorchamber@gtcom.net. 

Nov. 8-9, 2019:  Gridiron Grill-Off BBQ Competition, Pompano Beach, FL.  Contact: John Offerdahl, Phone: 305-748-6107, Email:  jwilliams@gridirongrilloff.com.

Nov. 8-9, 2019:  Rhythm & Ribs Festival, Milton, FL. Contact:  Stephen Prestesater, Phone:  850-564-1647, Email:  sprestesater@miltonfl.org.

Dec. 6-7, 2019:  Orange Blossom Revue, Lake Wales, FL. Contact:  Angela Iversen, Phone:  407-697-4077, Email:  aiver@att.net. 

For more information, visit the Georgia Barbecue Association website at http://www.bbqga.com/.

Jan. 20, 2019:  GBA Board of Directors Meeting, Griffin, GA.  Contact:  Rick Godfrey, Email:  the107smokehouse@gmail.com.

Feb. 22-23, 2019:  Dilly Dally in Dooly, Vienna, GA.  Contact: Rhonda Lamb Heath, Phone:  229-268-8275.

Mar. 1-2, 2019:  Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival 2019, Tifton, GA.  Contact:  Tyrone Spearman, Phone:  229-386-0216 or Angela Elder, Phone:  229-392-3376.

Mar. 22-23, 2019:  Fire Ant Festival BBQ Bash, Ashburn, GA.  Contact:  Gail Walls, Phone: (229) 567-3436 or (229) 567-1479 or Email:  ggwalls@windstream.net.

Apr.5-6, 2019:  Donalsonville BBQ Contest, Donalsonville, GA.  Contact:  Virginia Harrison, Phone:  229-400-3772 or Email:  vaharrison@ymail.com. 

Apr.5-6, 2019:  Firehouse BBQ Festival, Donalsonville, GA.  Contact:  Virginia Harrison, Phone:  229-400-3772 or Email:  vaharrison@ymail.com. 

May 10-11, 2019:  Smoke on the Lake – In Association with the GBA, Acworth, GA.  Contact: Jude Dooley, Phone:  336-407-5052, Email:  juded@ymcaatlanta.org. 

Sept. 27-28, 2019: Doc Holiday BBQ Championship, Griffin, GA.  Contact: Will Doss, Phone:  770-228-4699 or Email:  will@eagleswaychurch.org.

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

Jan. 18-19, 2019:  5thAnnual BCJLHS BBQ Cook-Off, Beeville, TX. Contact:  Josh Kovar, Phone:  361-354-3618, Email:  joshkovar34@gmail.com.  

Jan. 18-19, 2019:  5thAnnual Willacy County Kick Off Cook Off, Raymondville, TX.  Contact: Libby Moreno, Phone: 956-746-1680, or Email:  Wclsfair@yahoo.com. 

Jan. 18-19, 2019:  Holdem Hitem Club 32ndAnnual BBQ Cookoff, Pasadena, TX.  Contact: Alan Higginbotham, Phone: 281-217-5055, Email:  cookoff@hhclub.org. 

Jan. 18-19, 2019:  San Antonio Stock Show Rodeo Barbeque Cookoff Festival, San Antonio, TX.  Contact: Phone:  210-827-7988,   Email: bbq@sarodeo.com.

Jan. 25-26, 2019:  Holdem Hitem Club 32ndAnnual BBQ Cookoff, Pasadena, TX.  Contact: Alan Higginbotham, Phone: 281-217-5055, Email: cookoff@hhclub.org.  

Jan. 25-26, 2019:  San Antonio Stock Show Rodeo Barbeque Cookoff Festival, San Antonio, TX.  Contact: Phone:  210-827-7988, Email:  bbq@sarodeo.com

Feb. 1-2, 2019:  5th Annual South TX Courage to Change, McAllen, TX.  Contact: Nadia Ochoa, Phone:  956-687-7714, Email:  nadia.pdap@gmail.com.   

Feb. 1-2, 2019:  Coleto Creek BBQ Association 7thAnnual BBQ Cook, Yorktown, TX.  Contact: Stephanie Schuckenbrock, Phone:  361-564-8677, or Email:  ccbbqa@hotmail.com.

Feb. 8-9, 2019:  Big Rocks BBQ, Glen Rose, TX.  Contact:  Dianne Stinson, Phone:  254-855-2767, Email:  winksintexas@aol.com. 

Feb. 8-9, 2019:  Friends of Tri Club BBQ Cook-Off, Spring, TX. Contact:  William Greer, Phone:  281-288-2492, Email:  Rcwcgreer@sbcglobal.net.

Feb. 8-9, 2019:  Two Broke Cookers Cookoff,  Refugio, TX.  Contact:  Irene Garza, Phone:  361-739-8501, Email:  ieg1215@yahoo.com.

Feb. 15-16, 2019:  Ardmore Shrine Club, Ardmore, OK.  Contact:  Shannon Houchin, Phone:  580-277-3643, Email:  bigdaddy73401@yahoo.com.

Feb. 15-16, 2019:  Buna Redbud Festival Cookoff, Buna, TX.  Contact:  Laurie Goodman, Phone:  409-659-3095, Email:  lagoodman87@gmail.com.

Feb. 15-16, 2019:  Creektastic Cookoff, Spring, TX.  Contact:  Jimmy Johnson, Phone;  713-253-7077, Email:  mopete42nil@gmail.com.

Feb. 15-16, 2019:  VFW 8787 Chilly Chili, Austin, TX.  Contact:  John Casey, Phone:  512-576-1642, Email:  caseycharles@sbcglobal.net.

Feb. 15-16, 2019:  Victoria Livestock Show BBQ Cookoff, Victoria, TX. Contact:  Heather McBride, Phone:  361-212-3200, Email:  vlsbbqcookoff@yahoo.com. 

Feb. 22-23, 2019:  Good Bull BBQ Cookoff, Bryan, TX.  Contact:  Jennifer Bounds, Phone:  979-450-2162, Email:  friendsofbvh@gmail.com.

Feb. 22-23, 2019:  Irving Elks Lodge, Irving, TX.  Contact:  John Gray, Phone:  469-834-8775, Email:  Jgray1718@gmail.com.

Feb. 22-23, 2019:  Smokin on the Rio, Mercedes, TX.  Contact:  Chuck Sellman, Phone:  956-975-1254, Email:  info@smokinontherio.com. 

Mar. 1-2, 2019:  12thAnnual Republic of Texas Independence Day Celebration, San Angelo, TX.  Contact:  John Luce, Phone:  325-212-4085. Email:  rotbbq@gmail.com.

Mar. 1-2, 2019:  9thAnnual TTHA Bucks and BBQ Cookoff, San Antonio, TX.  Contact:  Jennifer Beaman, Phone:  210-523-8500, Email:  jenn@ttha.com.

Mar. 1-2, 2019:  ABC Burnin Meat BBQ Cook-Off, Sinton, TX. Contact:  Kathy Burnette, Phone:  361-289-5311, Email:  kburnette@abctcb.org.

Mar. 1-2, 2019:  Cuero Turkefyfest Ragin Cajun Cookoff, Cuero, TX. Contact:  Brenda Martin, Phone:  361-243-6114. 

Mar. 1-2, 2019:  Freedom Fest, Concan, TX.  Contact:  Cassandra Peavy, Phone:  830-232-6625, Email:  cassandra@friocountry.com. 

Mar. 1-2, 2019:  Marsh Fest, Winnie, TX. Contact:  Kevin Carothers, Phone:  409-466-9076, Email:  kevin.carouthers@premiumofs.com.

Mar. 1-2, 2019:  Rattlesnake BBQ, Walnut Springs, TX.  Contact: Robert Billman, Phone: 254-396-0129, Email:  rattlesnakecookoff@gmail.com.

Mar. 9, 2019: ArkLaTex Craft Beer and BBQ Festival, Shreveport, LA. Contact:  Ian Summers, Phone:  318-347-3622, Email:  hello@arklatexcraftbeerandbbq.com. 

Mar. 8-9, 2019:  Iola VFD Annual BBQ Cookoff, Contact: Betty S. Moore, Phone: 512-539-6792, Email:  iolavfdcookoff@hotmail.com. 

Mar. 8-9, 2019:  Kaufman County Jr. Livestock Show, Kaufman, TX.  Contact: Bill Thornton, Phone: 214-729-4522, Email:  texmedley2003@yahoo.com.

Mar. 8-9, 2019:  Plazita Brown Spring Cookoff, Del Rio, TX. Contact:  Julia Alfaro, Phone; 830-765-1988, Email: julie137137@msn.com.

Mar. 8-9, 2019:  Texas Independence Day Celebration Cookoff, San Benito, TX.  Contact: Carolina Garza, Phone:  956-245-4202, Email:  cc9801@live.com. 

Mar. 8-9, 2019:  Turn n Burn, Pleasanton, TX.  Contact:  Cindy Mumm, Phone:  830-569-2163, Email:  pleasantoncofc@att.net.

Mar. 15-16, 2019:  23rdAnnual CHTR BBQ Cookoff, Falls City, TX.  Contact:  Mark Mika, Phone:  830-299-2335, Email:  mmika@mikaenterprisesllc.com. 

Mar. 15-16, 2019:  RCFA BBQ Cookoff, Refugio, TX. Contact:  Scott Payne, Phone:  361-318-2474, Email:  popiscott63@yahoo.com. 

Mar. 15-16, 2019:  Sargent Lions Club Jubilee, Sargent, TX. Contact:  Carla Rae Southard, Phone:  832-563-6221. 

Mar. 15-16, 2019:  VFW 4692 Annual Memorial Cookoff, Bryan, TX.  Contact: Renee Rudd, Phone:  979-823-0880, Email:  vfwpost4692@hotmail.com. 

Mar. 15-16, 2019:  West Vol Fire Department, West TX. Contact:  George Nors, Phone:  254-709-7387, Email:  gnors@yahoo.com. 

Mar. 22-23, 2019:  6thAnnual Gruenau Hall Cookoff, Yorktown, TX. Contact:  Dianna Metting, Phone:  361-491-1217, Email:  diannametting@gmail.com.  

Mar. 22-23, 2019:  AGC Houston BBQ Cookoff, Houston, TX. Contact:  Tamara Hancock, Phone:  713-843-3771, Email:  tamara.h@agchouston.org.  

Mar. 22-23, 2019:  Alvin Music Festival Cookoff, Alvin, TX. Contact:  Patrick Buford, Phone:  281-850-1577, Email:  patrick_burford@yahoo.com. 

Mar. 22-23, 2019:  Fort Worth Cops 4 Kids, Fort Worth, TX.  Contact: Carolyn Gilmore, phone: 682-551-6678, Email:  fwpoa2018cg@gmail.com. 

Mar. 22-23, 2019:  Helotes Ag Boosters SouthNYour Mouth Battle of the Meats, Rio Medina, TX.  Contact:  Jennifer Moore, Phone:  210-428-8593, Email:  vicepresident.helotesagbooster@gmail.com. 

Mar. 22-23, 2019:  Marina Village Resort, Trinity, TX. Contact:  Tiffany Millstid, Phone:  936-594-0149, Email:  marinavillageom@fsresidential.com. 

Mar. 22-23, 2019:  Richard Reeves Memorial Cookoff, Fort Stockton, TX.  Contact: Jimmy Stephens, Email:  texland76@yahoo.com. 

Mar. 22-23, 2019:  Rio Grande Valley Diabetes Association 1stAnnual BBQ Cookoff, Edinburg, TX.  Contact:  Diana Ramirez, Phone:  956-318-1900, Email:  dramirezrgvda@yahoo.com. 

Mar. 22-23, 2019:  South 40 BBQ Cookoff, Waco, TX. Contact:  Morgan Smart, Phone:  254-224-8288, Email:  morgan@hotfair.com.

Mar. 29-30, 2019:  2019 US National Chili Championship BBQ Cookoff, Hobbs, NM.  Phone: 575-441-0535, Email:  jennifer.sherfield@yahoo.com. 

Mar. 29-30, 2019:  Cindy Riehs Memorial BBQ Cookoff, Contact: Chantal Riehs, Phone: 361-571-4240, Email:  chantalriehs23@gmail.com. 

Mar. 29-30, 2019:  Lake Ray Roberts Area Elks, Sanger, TX.  Contact: Barbara Scheffler, Phone: 940-595-6326, Email:  bscheffler@rocketmail.com. 

Mar. 29-30, 2019:  My Country 1073 Bar B Que Cook Off Concert, Corpus Christi, TX. Contact:  Ashley Walk, Phone:  361-814-3800, Email:  awalk@icabroadcasting.com. 

Mar. 29-30, 2019:  Our Heroes Wear Combat Boots Tomball VFW Post 2427, Tomball, TX.  Contact:  Candice Baines, Phone:  832-326-6909, Email:  candibaines@gmail.com.   

Mar. 29-30, 2019:  Spring Fling BBQ Cook-Off, George Town, TX. Contact:  Pee Wee, Phone:  512-844-8324, Email:  peewee@texasfirewalkers.org.  

Mar. 29-30, 2019:  TriCounty BBQ Cookoff, Selma, TX. Contact:  Debraun West, Phone:  916-995-9363, Email:  bigtexasfun@gmail.com

Apr. 4-5, 2019:  6thAnnual Neals Lodges, Concan, TX.  Contact:  Jackie Simmonds, Phone:  830-232-6118, Email:  reserve@nealslodges.com

Apr. 4-5, 2019:  BBQ Championship Cookoff, Houston, TX. Contact:  Ulrica Hernandez, Phone:  713-480-2141, Email:  ulricahdz@gmail.com.

Apr. 4-5, 2019:  Beeville Springfest, Beeville, TX. Contact:  Matias Serrata, Phone:  361-318-8007, Email:  matiasserrata@yahoo.com. 

Apr. 4-5, 2019:  BPOA Scholarship Fund Cookoff, Brownsville, TX.  Contact:  Robert Nieto, Phone:  956-466-4986, Email:  a98special@aol.com. 

Apr. 4-5, 2019:  Car Fest, San Antonio, TX.  Contact:  David Bippert, Phone:  210-381-8617, Email:  dwb@lonestarradiator.com. 

Apr. 4-5, 2019:  La Vedera BBQ Cookoff, Lamesa, TX. Contact:  Adam Cantu, Phone:  806-239-5921, Email:  acantu23@gmail.com.

Apr. 4-5, 2019:  Luling Oil Museum Roughneck Chili BBQ Cookoff, Contact:  Trey Bailey, Phone:  830-875-1922, Email:  ledc@austin.rr.com. 

Apr. 4-5, 2019:  Pearland Area Dads Club Spring Cook-Off, Pearland, TX.  Contact: Troy Bayham, Phone:  832-264-2432, Email:  troy.bayham@att.net. 

Apr. 4-5, 2019:  Texas Deer Assn 3rdAnnual Ropin Smokin, Robstown, TX.  Contact: Leo Martinez, Phone: 361-207-0980, Email:  lleo906@yahoo.com. 

Apr. 4-5, 2019:  Valeria Jasso Memorial BBQ Cook-Off, Diboli, TX. Contact:  Kelli McCleskey, Phone:  936-676-2241, Email:  kellimccleskey@yahoo.com.

Apr. 12-13, 2019:  31stAnnual Elgin Volunteer Fire Department BBQ Cookoff, Elgin, TX.  Contact: Linda Reed, Phone:  409-651-8491, Email:  laor2008@yahoo.com. 

Apr. 12-13, 2019:  3rdAnnual BBQ Cookoff and Car Show, Grapeland, TX.  Contact: Linda Reed, Phone:  409-651-8491, Email:  laor2008@yahoo.com.

Apr. 12-13, 2019:  4thAnnual Crusader Cookoff, Tomball, TX. Contact:  Russel Blue, Phone:  281-755-9978, Email:  russelblue@yahoo.com.

Apr. 12-13, 2019:  Bexar County Junior Livestock Show, San Antonio, TX.  Contact: Roger Pena, Phone:  210-416-2458, Email:  beefmaster1@gmail.com.

Apr. 12-13, 2019:  Clay County Turkey Fest, Henrietta, TX. Contact:  Melissa Roberson, Phone:  940-733-7944, Email:  mroberson@fidelitybankwf.com. 

 Apr. 12-13, 2019:  Cleveland Livestock Show BBQ Cookoff, Cleveland, TX.  Contact: Angela Turner, Phone: 281-797-8844, Email: Wellsbunch@aol.com or Turnerbunch2@icloud.com. 

Apr. 12-13, 2019:  Orange Grove Vol Fire Dept Cook-Off, Orange Grove, TX.  Contact: Wesley Eoff, Phone:  361-701-4643.

Apr. 12-13, 2019:  Ronald McDonald Rib Challenge, Amarillo, TX. Contact:  Shelley Cunningham, Phone:  806-358-8177, Email:  shelley@rmhcofamarillo.org.

Apr. 12-13, 2019:  Rosenberg Masonic Lodge, Rosenberg, TX. Contact: Phillip Wigginton, Phone: 281-633-1726, Email:  phillipdwigginton@yahoo.com. 

Apr. 12-13, 2019:  VFW Post 1922, Gainsville, TX. Contact:  John Villaneuva, Phone:  940-594-3976, Email:  johnvillanueva173@gmail.com.

April 19-20, 2019:  10thAnnual Wesley Ritchie Memorial Fund Cookoff, Victoria, TX.  Contact: Melanie Wendel Benner, Phone: 361-649-2248, Email:  wrmfcookoff@gmail.com.

Apr. 19-20, 2019:  2019 Texas Shoot Out, Andrews, TX. Contact:  Nohemi Sanchez, Phone:  432-523-2695, Email:  achamber@andrewstx.com.

Apr. 19-20, 2019:  6thAnnual Josh Haynie Memorial Cookoff, Wharton, TX.  Contact: Brandon Cruz, Phone: 281-253-5020, Email:  sidewinderfmrc@gmail.com. 

Apr. 19-20, 2019:  Sargent Volunteer Fire Dept Annual BBQ Cook-Off, Contact:  Kevin Foster, Phone:  281-389-9909, Email:  Sargents.vfd@gmail.com. 

Apr. 19-20, 2019:  Sumthins Burnin, Laguna, TX.  Contact:  Danny Burkett, Phone:  254-733-1261, Email:  wsvfdpresident@hotmail.com.

Apr. 20, 2019:  Asesionos Chilin Grillin, McAllen, TX. Contact:  Zenon Mendoza, Phone:  956-313-4475, Email:  w_relko@yahoo.com.

Apr. 26.27, 2019:  2ndAnnual Smyer Stock Show Association BBQ Cookoff, Contact:  Eric VonBerg, Phone:  806-787-3638, Email:  Evonberg23@yahoo.com. 

Apr. 26-27, 2019:  4thAnnual Port Neches Riverfest Cookoff, Port Neches, TX.  Contact: Brandon White, Phone: 409-284-4407, Email:  bwhite2232@yahoo.com. 

Apr. 26-27, 2019:  Bishop Wildhorse Desert Roundup, Bishop, TX. Contact:  Roddy Trevino, Phone:  361-459-425, Email:  roddytrevino@gmail.com. 

Apr. 26-27, 2019:  Bob Wills Days BBQ Cookoff, Turkey, TX. Contact:  Lacy Glover, Phone:  806-790-4206, Email:  lacy@proudtofarm.com. 

Apr. 26-27, 2019:  Friends for Wishes, Waller, TX. Contact:  Brandon Walker, Phone:  713-203-5254, Email:  bwalker@geimech.com.

Apr. 26-27, 2019:  Lone Star Pony Express, Montgomery, TX. Contact:  Jeff Tollet, Phone:  281-974-6948, Email:  lonestarponyexpress@gmail.com.

Apr. 26-27, 2019:  Papalote VFD Annual Cookoff, Papalote, TX. Contact:  Lee Garza, Phone:  361-742-9662, Email:  pvfd04@yahoo.com.

Apr. 26-27, 2019:  Our Lady of Guadalupe Santo Nino De Atocha Mission 10thAnnual Jamaica Cookoff, Alice, TX.  Contact:  Jesse Gonzalez, Phone:  361-701-3855, Email:  jgtrs99@gmail.com. 

Apr. 26-27, 2019:  Terrell Heritage Jubilee, Terrell, TX. Contact:  Donna Riley, Phone:  972-563-5703, Email:  donna@terrelltexas.com. 

May 2-4, 2019:  League City Music Fest, League City, TX. Contact:  Jason Long, Phone:  281-905-7616, Email:  lcmfbbq@gmail.com. 

May 3-4, 2019:  13thEver Chigger Hill BBQ Cookoff, Huntsville, TX.  Contact: Susan Giroux, Email:  sgiroux@cscutx.com. 

May 3-4, 2019:  Arlington Knights of Columbus Carnivore Cookoff, Arlington, TX.  Contact: David Lara, Phone:  817-461-6269, Email:  dlara@usantx.com.

May 3-4, 2019:  Champion Kids Camp BBQ Cookoff, Spring, TX. Contact:  Ellen Cole, Phone:  713-829-2508, Email:  ellenash51@gmail.com. 

May 3-4, 2019:  Cinco de Mayo Cookoff, Goliad, TX. Contact:  Ruben San Miguel, Phone:  381-722-9565, Email:  rrmj90@aol.com. 

May 3-4, 2019:  CVFD Annual Cookoff, Covington, TX.  Contact:  Kevin Karlicek, Phone:  254-205-7937, Email:  kmk1544@yahoo.com. 

May 3-4, 2019:  Kirby Volunteer Fire Department BBQ Cookoff, Kirby, TX.  Contact: Steve Jimenez, Phone: 210-748-7531, Email:  sj1075@gmail.com.

May 10-11, 2019:  Bluebonnet Days Triple Heat Cookoff, Kenedy, TX. Contact:  Joe Sheeran, Phone:  830-583-6146, Email:  kenedycc@sbcglobal.net. 

May 10-11, 2019:  Butterfield Stage Days Festival and Cookoff, Bridgeport, TX.  Contact: Marybeth Holder, Phone: 940-389-6216, Email:  marybeth@bridgeportchamber.org. 

May 10-11, 2019:  Fight for 5, Waco, TX.  Contact:  Ralph Reynolds, Phone:  254-301-6270, Email:  rreynolds@lochridgepriest.com. 

May 10-11, 2019:  Mark Marley’s GO BIG or GO HOME BBQ Bash, Plainview, TX. Contact:  RaeAnne King, Phone:  806-292-3288, Email:  rking@countyserv.com. 

May 10-11, 2019:  VZCF Annual Sabine Shootout Van Zandt, Canton, TX.  Contact: Jim Cox, Phone:  214-732-9811.

May 10-11, 2019:  Watermelon Festival, Alamo, TX.  Contact:  Arnold Robles, Phone:  956-787-6699, Email:  arobles@alamotexas.org. 

May 17-18, 2019:  Charcoal Challenge, Giddings, TX.  Contact:  Betty Petzoid, Phone:  979-820-1952, Email:  betty.p@browningoil.com. 

May 17-18, 2019:  Law Enforcement Appreciation BBQ Cookoff, Leesville, LA.  Contact: Grant Bush, Phone:  337-404-4078, Email:  grant.bush@leesvillela.gov. 

May 17-18, 2019:  Red River BBQ Championship, Ardmore, OK. Contact:  Richard McLaughlin, Phone:  580-465-7234, Email:  richmac2233@yahoo.com. 

May 24-25, 2019:  2019 US Navy Seal Memorial Classic, Rosenberg, TX.  Rosenberg, TX.  Contact: Steven Pfeiffer, Phone: 281-203-7066, Email:  dannydietzcookoff@yahoo.com. 

May 24-25, 2019:  Cody Dragoo Memorial BBQ Cookoff, West, TX. Contact:  Ranae Dameron, Phone:  254-716-2262, Email:  mrs4ret@aol.com. 

May 24-25, 2019:  Memorial Weekend Bash BBQ Cookoff, Victoria, TX. Contact:  Cornelio Valdez, Phone:  361-218-8099, Email:  jess-valdez@hotmail.com. 

May 31-June 1, 2019:  Al Amin Shriners BBQ Cookoff, Sandia, TX. Contact:  Richard Gamewell, Phone:  361-241-5553, Email:  officeadmin@alaminshriners.com. 

May 31-June 1, 2019:  Eighter from Decatur, Decatur, TX. Contact:  Randy Burkhart, Phone:  817-371-2680, Email:  m5burkhart7@yahoo.com. 

May 31-June 1, 2019:  Tin Roof 5thAnnual Charity Cookoff, Atascocita, TX.  Contact: Brek We, Phone:  281-852-5577, Email:  tinroofbbqtexas@gmail.com. 

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

Jan. 11-12, 2019:  National Western BBQ Throwdown Denver, CO, CONTACT: Morgan Unks, Phone: 303-299-5560, Email:  munks@nationalwestern.com

Jan. 18-19, 2019:  Slab-O-Rama Barbeque Challenge Bullhead City, AZ, T’Shura-Ann Elias, Phone: 928-704-7267, Email: tshura@gregoryandelias.com

Jan. 19-20, 2019:  W.E.S.T. Winter Extreme South Tyrol BBQ Contest, Rein in Taufers, BZ Italy.  Contact:  Myrko Leitner/Michele Capano, Phone: +39 348 6913837, Email: info@mig.bz

Jan. 25-26, 2019:  Lakeland Pig Festival, Lakeland, FL.  Contact:  Donovan Tinsley, Phone: 863-669-6493, Email: prodivision@lakelandpigfest.org

Jan. 25-26, 2019:  The Golden State Battle Santa Ynez, CA.  Contact: James Palmer, Phone: 714-319-1782, Email: jpee@sbcglobal.net. 

Feb. 1-2, 2019:  Humble Rodeo and BBQ, Humble, TX.  Contact:  Julia Arcuri, Phone: 832-444-0996, Email: julia@humblerodeo.com

Feb. 1-2, 2019:  Brasstown Valley Resort BBQ Throwdown (JUDGES FULL) Young Harris, GA.  Contact: Jodi Pierro, Phone: 706-379-4770, Email: jpierro@brasstownvalley.com.

Feb. 8-9, 2019:  KCBS World Invitational Barbeque Championship, Little Rock, AR.  Contact:  Jason Cole, Email:  jcole@kcbs.us

Feb. 15-16, 2019:  Shotgun Fred BBQ Showdown, Huntsville, TX, Contact: Ben Pruitt, Phone: 956-661-4204, Email:  benatt41@aol.com

Feb. 15-16, 2019:  The Smithfield Guinea Pig, Indian Wells, CA.  Contact:  Jessie Corbin, Phone: 760-775-4222, Email: customerservice@bigpoppasmokers.com

Feb. 16-17, 2019:  Austrian BBQ Festival BARBECUE on ICE, Weissensee, Austria.  Contact: Armin Oberndurfer, Phone: +43 664 882 33 000, Email:  armin@barbecue-point.at. 

Feb. 22-23, 2019:  Cape Coral Rotary BBQ Smoke Out, Cape Coral, FLContact: Jan Dickinson, Phone: 239-541-3388, Email:  janette.dickinson@yahoo.com.

Feb. 22-23, 2019:  Diberville Throwdown & Festival, Diberville, MS.  Contact:  Desiree Marquez, Phone: 228-257-9734, Email:  Teams.diberville@gmail.com

Feb. 22-23, 2019:  Bama Q Capital City Cook-Off, Montgomery, AL.  Contact: Jamie Gonzalez, Phone: 334-625-2100, Email:  jgonzalez@montgomeryal.gov. 

Mar. 1-2, 2019:  Sip & Swine BBQ Festival, Lawrenceville, GA.  Contact: Jim Lloyd, Phone:  404-683-1549, Email:  jlloyd@insurancehub.com

Mar. 8-9, 2019:  Smoke on the Shores BBQ Championship, Nashville, TN.  Contact: Jason Cole, Phone: 615-219-9590, Email:    nashvillesmoke@gmail.com. 

Mar. 8-9, 2019:  Mid Atlantic BBQ Expo, Atlantic City, NJ.   Contact: Rob Immer, Phone: 301-991-2373, Email:  Rob@interstatefestivalgroup.com. 

Mar. 15-16, 2019:  Qlathe BBQ Championship, Olathe, KS.  Contact: Chris Stewart, Phone: 913-971-8605, Email:  cpstewart@olatheks.org

Mar. 15-16, 2019:  Barnesville BBQ and Blues Festival (JUDGES FULL), Barnesville, GA.  Contact: Sharon Greer, Phone: 770-872-1043, Email: sgreer675@gmail.com. 

Mar. 15-16, 2019:  Smokin In the Square, Pensacola, FL.  Contact: Ivan Delabrere, Phone: 850-516-2622, Email:  smokininthesquare@yahoo.com. 

Mar. 22-23, 2019:  BBQ Gives Back-III (DAY 1), Urbanna, VA.  Contact: Mary Jones, Phone: 804-965-0484, Email: bbqgivesback@gmail.com.   

Mar. 22-23, 2019:  Firelake BBQ Cook Off Day 1, Shawnee, OK.  Contact: Jason Boyce, Phone: 405-878-4850, Email:  jboyce@firelakefoods.com.   

Mar. 22-23, 2019:  Hammond BBQ,Hammond, LA. Contact:  Jodie Giseler,  Phone: 985-507-6902,  Email: jodeemichiel@yahoo.com.   

Mar. 22-23, 2019:  Country Road & BBQ Contest -Day1, Torreglia, Padova, Italy.  Contact: Massimo Zaramella, Phone: 3400936880,  Email: countryroadbbq@gmail.com. 

Mar. 22-23, 2019:  PigMania Franklin State Championship BBQ Competition, Franklin, IN.  Contact: Dan Hurst, Phone: 614-676-0770, Email:  dhurst@pigmaniabbq.com. 

Mar. 23-24, 2019:  BBQ Gives Back-IV (DAY 2), Urbanna, VA Contact:  Mary Jones, Phone: 8049650484,  Email: bbqgivesback@gmail.com.

Mar. 23-24, 2019:  Firelake BBQ Cook Off Day 2, Shawnee, OK.  Contact: Jason Boyce, Phone: 405-878-4850,  Email:  jboyce@firelakefoods.com. 

Mar. 23-24, 2019:  Country Road & BBQ Contest -Day2, Torreglia, Padova, Italy.  Contact: Massimo Zarmella, Phone: 3400936880, Email:  countryroadbbq@gmail.com. 

Mar. 29-30, 2019:  TN River BBQ Battle & Music FestSavannah, TN.  Contact: Mary Beth Hopper, Phone: 731-616-7474, Email:  mbhopper@eplus.net. 

Mar. 30-31. 2019:  Spring Break BBQ Contest,  Lommel, Belgium.  Contact: Marjolein Van Deccaen, Email: burninglovebbq@gmail.com. 

Apr. 4-5, 2019:  Operation Stand Down Kentucky Annual Smoke Off, Franklin, KY.  Contact:  Larry Gregory, Phone: 270-303-8232,  Email:  vets4vets1776@gmail.com.  

Apr. 4-5, 2019:  Cedar Fest BBQ Cook-Off, Cedar Park, TX.  Contact: Jessica Grate, Phone: 512-851-9775, Email:  jessica@cedarparkchamber.org. 

April 5-6, 2019:  CCSFest, Indianapolis, IN. Contact:  Amber McCreery, Phone: 317-498-3814, Email:  almccreery31@gmail.com.  

April 5-6, 2019:  Fire at the Foothills (BACKYARD ONLY), Chelsea, AL.  CONTACT: Scott Weygand, Email:  Scottw@hometownagent.net

April 5-6, 2019:  9th Annual Bull Moose, Millington, TN.  Contact: Marvin Hurley, Phone: 901-282-6138, Email:  mdhurley1957@yahoo.com.  

April 5-6, 2019:  Stillwater Elks Lodge Blazathon, Stillwater, OK. Contact:  Chad Duncan, Phone: 405-880-4514, Email: Blazathon@gmail.com.  

April 6-7, 2019:  Smoke On the Border, Gravette, AR.  Contact: Fred Overstreet, Phone: 479-752-3313, Email:  blastmaster@fullnet.net.  

April 12-13, 2019:  Smoke In the Springs, Osage City, KS.  Contact: Corey Linton, Phone: 785-806-8911, Email:  rec@osagecity.com

April 12-13, 2019:  The Best Dam BBQ Contest at Smithville Lake Smithville, MO. Contact:  Tony Kerns, Phone: 816-749-3154, Email:  teams@thebestdambbqcontest.com.

April 12-13, 2019:  Fire it up Frostproof! Frostproof, FL.  Contact: Angela Iversen, Phone: 407-697-4077, Email: aiver@att.net.  

April 13-14, 2019:  2nd Wild King BBQ Competition, Tirol, Austria.   Contact: Franz Groessing, Email: f.groessing@a1.net.  

April 13-14, 2019:  Meat the East Hengelo, Netherlands.  Contact:  Marco Wulff, Phone: +31 648163194, Email:  info@meattheeast.NL. 

April 19-20, 2019:  High on the Hog Festival, Winchester, TN.  Contact:   Ray Davis, Phone:  931-607-6030, Email:  highonthehog_teams@yahoo.com. 

April 19-20, 2019:  Eastern BBQ Contest Day 1, Ninove, Belgium.    Contact: Bart Beeckmans, Phone: 00032477641169, Email: info@wettelsonfire.be.   

April 19-20, 2019:  Interstate BBQ Festival, Hagerstown, MD.  Contact: Rob Immer, Phone: 301-991-2373, Email:  rob@mountainmarylandevents.com. 

April 19-20, 2019:  Pork-A-Palooza Weatherford, OK.  Contact: Jarred Jones, Phone: 580-305-9900, Email: jjones@fnbwford.com.  

April 20-21, 2019:  Eastern BBQ Contest Day 2, Ninove, Belgium.  Contact: Bart Beeckmans, Phone: 00032477641169, Email: info@wettelsonfire.be.  

April 26-27, 2019:  BBQ, Bikes and Blues, Washington, MO.  Contact: Cassidy Lowery, Phone: 636-239-1743, Email: events@downtownwashmo.org.  

April 26-27, 2019:  14th Annual HANOR Smokin’ Red Dirt BBQ, Enid, OK.  Contact: Lynne Benkendorf, Phone: 580-548-8194, Email:  lbenkendorf@eaglemkt.com.  

April 26-27, 2019:  Smokin In The Creek BBQ Contest, Sugar Creek, MO.  Contact: Sue Mikula, Phone: 816-252-4413, Email: smikula@sugar-creek.mo.us.  

April 26-27, 2019:  Marietta River City BBQ, Marietta, OHContact: Emmeline Wharton, Phone: 740-629-7139, Email: mariettabbq@gmail.com.  

April 26-27, 2019:  Southaven Springfest, Southaven, MS.  Contact: Dana Alvarez, Phone: 901-254-4727, Email: msqueen1970@hotmail.com.  

April 26-27, 2019:  BBQ Capital Cook Off, Lexington, NC.  Contact: Katie Hoyle, Phone: 336-249-0383, Email: Katie@uptownlexington.com.   

April 26-28, 2019:  KCBS Greek Fire Festival 2019, Marketplate, Germany, Contact:  Oliver Louse, Phone: +49 1788488888, Email:  Kcbs@greekfire.de.  

April 26-27, 2019:  Rock N Ribs BBQ Festival, Springfield, MO.  Contact: Andrea and Michael Brady, Phone: 417-880-3915, Email:  abrady@greatsouthernbank.com. 

April 26-27, 2019:  Smokin For Garrett, Boonville, IN.  Contact: Tina Howton, Phone: 812-629-0806, Email:  howtontina216@yahoo.com.  

April 26-27, 2019:  BBQ Boogie & Blues, Calhoun, GA.  Contact: Aaron Walker, Phone: 706-307-9129, Email:  ahwalkover@yahoo.com 

April 27-28, 2019:  5th Barbecue Bulls Championship Salzburg 2019, Salzburg, Austria.  Contact: Helmut Karl, Phone: 662461462, Email: info@helmukarl.at.  

April 27-28, 2019:  Atlanta BBQ Classic, Atlanta, GA.  Contact: Randall Bowman, Phone:  770-886-6290, Email:  bbqcup@hotmail.com

For more information, visit the Lone Star Barbecue Society website at www.lonestarbarbecue.com.

Jan. 19-20, 2019:  COTY “Cooker of the Year”, Burnet, TX.  Contact: Debbie, Phone:  325-998-8877, Email:  cookoffdirectorslsbs@gmail.com. 

Feb. 1-2, 2019:  6thAnnual Diamond Jim’s Country Saloon BBQ, Texas City, TX.  Contact:  Alan Calaway, Phone:  832-309-6254, Email:  alan@maxconllc.com. 

Feb. 8-9, 2019:  3rdAnnual James Domel Winter Cookoff, Round Rock, TX. 

Feb. 16, 2019:  Annual LSBS General Meeting

Feb. 22-23, 2019:  Mason County Cancer Benefit, Mason, TX.  Contact: Angela Parker Beam, Phone: 830-733-7200, Email:  a.wollmann7@gmail.com.   

Mar. 1-2, 2019:  VFW Post 8315, Schertz, TX. 

Mar. 8-9, 2019:  Austin Rodeo, Austin, TX.  Phone:  512-791-3280, Webpage:  www.bbqaustin.com.  

Mar. 8-9, 2019:  Jaycees Rattlesnake Round-Up Cook-Off, Sweetwater, TX. 

Mar. 8-9, 2019:  The Best Little Cook-Off in Texas, LaGrange, TX. 

Mar. 15-16, 2019:  Wild Hog Explosion, Bandera, TX. 

Mar. 15-16, 2019:  Elks #2322 BBQ Cook-Off, Clear Lake, TX. 

Mar. 22-23, 2019:  Starfest Festival, Brownwood, TX. Contact:  Debbie, Phone:  325-998-8877, Email:  cookoffdirectorlsbs@gmail.com. 

Mar. 29-30, 2019:  VFD BBQ Cook-Off, Christine, TX. 

Mar. 29-30, 2019:  6thAnnual Spicewood Community Center BBQ & Chili Cook-Off, Spicewood, TX. 

Mar. 29-30, 2019:  Smoking in Action, Wichita Falls, TX. 

April 5-6, 2019:  American Legion Cook-Off, Snyder, TX. 

April 5-8, 2019:  Spring Fling, Evant, TX. 

April 12-13, 2019:  25th Annual Showdown BBQ Cook-Off, Magnolia, TX. 

April 12-13, 2019:  Old Mill Trade Days, Post TX. Contact:  Donna Cowdrey, Phone:  432-934-1479, Email:  omtd.donna@gmail.com. 

April 12-13, 2019:  8thAnnual BBQ Cookoff, Quanah, TX.

April 12-13, 2019:  3rdAnnual Lockhart FFA-Booster Club BBQ/Chili Cookoff, Lockhart, TX.

April 12-13, 2019:  Mingus Merica Cook-Off, Mingus, TX. 

April 19-21, 2019:  11thAnnual Kerrville Easterfest & BBQ Cook-Off, Kerrville, TX.  Contact:  Tricia Byrom, Phone:  830-267-1668, Email:  tlbyrom@live.com.  

April 26-27, 2019:  22ndAnnual BBQ and Goat Cook-Off, Goldthwaite, TX. 

April 26-27, 2019:  BBQ Boys Buyers Group, Round Rock, TX. 

April 26-27, 2019:  German Fest, Muenster, TX. 

April 26-27, 2019:  Wild Game TRAF, Houston, TX.   

May 3-4, 2019:  Cookin for Kids, Jefferson, TX. 

May 3-4, 2019:  Howdy Roo, Marble Falls, TX. 

May 3-4, 2019:  Brushy Creek Backyard BBQ, Round Rock, TX. 

May 10-11, 2019:  Sims Strong (ALS) Lou Gehrig Benefit Cook-Off, Liberty Hill, TX. 

May 17-18, 2019:  36thAnnual Electra Goat BBQ & Craft Show, Electra, TX.  

May 17-18, 2019:  8thAnnual Benefit Car & Bike Show and BBQ Cook-Off, San Antonio, TX.  

May 17-18, 2019:  3 Meats Cook-Off, Eustace, TX. Contact:  Amy Parham, Phone:  930-288-5791.  

May 17-18, 2019:  MSCA BBQ Cook-Off, Madisonville, TX.  

May 17-18, 2019:  World Food Championship Bison Cook-Off, Santa Anna, TX.  

May 24-25, 2019:  Get Your Cook On, Bandera, TX.  

For additional info, visit the Memphis Barbecue Network website at www.mbnbbq.com 

Feb. 23, 2019:  2019 MBN QueBall, Millington, TN. FMI: http://memphisbbqnetwork.com/event/2019-mbn-queball/. 

Mar. 8, 2019: Esperanza Bonanza Conquistador, Marion, AR.  Contact:  Missi Norman, Phone (day):  870-735-6580, Phone (night):  901-647-3391 or Email:  mgnorman@cspermit.com.  

April 5-6, 2019:  Atoka BBQ Fest, Atoka, TN. Contact: Cliff Evans, Phone (Day): 901-837-5300 Contact’s Phone (Night): 901-651-1105 Contact’s Phone (Cell): 901-651-1107, Email: Email: cevans@townofatoka.com.  

April 12-13, 2019:  Ham Jam BBQ Contest, Philadelphia, MS.  Contact: Tony Gray, Phone (Day): 601-562-6471, Phone (Night): 601-562-6471, Phone (Cell): 601-562-6471, Email: jgray10301@gmail.com.  

April 26-27, 2019:  Southhaven Springfest, Southaven, MS. Contact:  Kristi Faulkner, Phone (Day): 662-393-6939, Phone (Cell): 901-461-1791, Email: kfaulkner@southaven.org

May 3-4, 2019:  Que on the Yazoo, Greenwood, MS. Contact:  Brantley Snipes, Phone (day):  662-453-7625, Email:  mainstreetgreenwood@gmail.com. 

June 14-15, 2019:  Thunder on the Water, Grenada, MS. Contact:  Duan Willis, Phone (cell):  662-703-0137, Email:  duan.willis@yahoo.com. 

Sept. 19-21, 2019:  Praise the Lard, Murphysboro, IL. Contact:  Sammi Graff, Phone (Day):  618-684-8902/618-521-6957, Email:  sammi@17bbq.com. 

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  Ruleville Roast, Ruleville, MS.  Contact:  Elise Jenkiins, Contact (Day):  662-719-1675, Email:  jenkins2@tecinfo.com. 

Oct. 12-13, 2019:  Octoberfest Mississippi Delta, Ruleville, MS. Contact:  Elise Jenkiins, Contact (Day):  662-719-1675, Email:  jenkins2@tecinfo.com. 

For more information, visit the Minnesota BBQ Society website at www.mnbbqsociety.com 

Jan. 12, 2019:  Minnesota BBQ Society Banquet 2019, Maple Grove, MN. FMI:  http://mnbbqsociety.com/2019-banquet-signup/

 

For additional information, contact the Northeast Barbeque Society at www.nebs.org 

Aug. 3, 2019:  Krazy Days 2019, Middleborough, MA.  Contact: Doug Walo, Email: dwalo@massasoit.mass.edu.

 

For more information, visit the Pacific Northwest BBQ Association website at www.pnwba.com. 

Jan. 23-27, 2019:  Washington Sportsman Show Outdoor Cooking Championship, Puyallup, WA.  FMI:  http://outdoorcookingchampionship.com. 

 

For more information, visit the  Southern BBQ Network website at www.sbbqn.com.

Jan. 19, 2019:  SBN General Membership Meeting,Summerville, SC.  

Feb. 15-16, 2019:  Hot Pursuit BBQ Cook and Car Show, Sumter, SC. 

Mar. 22-23, 2019:  Commissioners Cup BBQ Cook-Off, West Columbia, SC.

Apr. 5-6, 2019:  Smoke At The Lodge, Summerville, SC. 

Apr. 5-6, 2019:  Swiners BarBQ Fest, Pendleton, SC. 

Apr. 12-13, 2019:  Newberry Pork in the Park, Newberry, SC.

May 17-18, 2019:  Smoke on the Rails, Clinton, SC. 

For more information, visit the Steak Cookoff Association website at www.steakcookoffs.com.

Jan. 10, 2019:  Orange Butcher Steak Cookoff, Amsterdam, Netherlands.  

Jan. 18, 2019:  Taste of Blanchard Steak Cookoff, Shreveport, LA. 

Jan. 19, 2019:  Frozen Bones Steak Challenge, Van Dyne, WI.  

Jan. 19, 2019:  W.E.S.T. Winter Extreme South Tyrol SCA Contest, Rein, Italy.  

Jan. 19, 2019:  Que in the Club Steak Cookoff, Fitzroy North, Victoria, Australia.  

Jan. 25, 2019:  Washington Sportsman’s Show Outdoor Cooking Championship, Puyallup, WA.  

Jan. 26-29, 2019:  The Shed Steak Showdown, Ocean Springs, MS.  

Jan 26, 2019:  Central Coast SCA & Kids Competition, Wyong, New South Wales, Australia.  

Feb. 2, 2019:  Super Steak Cookoff & Charity Dinner, St. Johns, FL.    

Feb. 8, 2019:  The 2019 Apopka SCA Steak Cookoff, Apopka, FL.     

Feb. 9, 2019:  Grill Your Ace Off Steak Challenge, Houston, TX.  

Feb. 16, 2019:  John Henry’s Double Steak Challenge, Katy, TX.  

Feb. 17, 2019:  Memphis Barbeque Supply Steak Cookoff, Bartlett, TN.  

Feb. 16, 2019:  Meatstock Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.  

Feb. 22, 2019:  GrillGrate in Paradise Steak Cookoff, Green Turtle Cay, Bahamas.  

Feb. 23, 2019:  The Navy’s Great Steak Showdown, Millington, TN.  

Mar. 2, 2019:  Firelake Arena-Cookin on the Porch (Double Event), Shawnee, OK. 

Mar. 2, 2019:  Live Oak County Fair Steak Cookoff, George West, TX.  

Mar. 2, 2019:  Girrakool Blues Festival & BBQ, Kariong, New South Wales, Australia.  

Mar. 8, 2019:  Mid Atlantic BBQ Expo, Atlantic City, NJ.     

Mar. 8, 2019:  ArkLaTex Craft Beer and BBQ Steak Competition, Shreveport, LA.  

Mar. 9, 2019:  Brooksville Elks Swing Into Spring Steak Cookoff, Spring Hill, FL.  

Mar. 9, 2019:  Sweetwater Steak-Off, Sweetwater, TX.  

Mar. 9, 2019:  Conquistador Challenge, Marion, AR.  

Mar. 15, 2019:  Smokin in the Square, Pensacola, FL.  

Mar. 16, 2019:  1stAnnual Jesup Shrine Club Steak Challenge, Jesup, GA.  

Mar. 23, 2019:  Firelake BBQ Cookoff, Shawnee, OK.  

Mar. 23, 2019:  Southeastern Railway Steak Cookoff Hosted by Ricki Bobby, 3 Taxi Guys Pitmaster, Duluth, GA.  

Mar. 23, 2019:  Rock’n C Steak Roundup, Crosby, TX.  

Mar. 23, 2019:  SCA KIDS – Rock’n C Steak Roundup, Crosby, TX. 

Mar. 24, 2019:  Firelake BBQ Cookoff, Shawnee, OK.    

Mar. 23, 2019:  Meatstock Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.  

Mar. 30, 2019:  Bel Air Moose Lodge Steak Cookoff, Forest Hill, MD.  

Mar. 30, 2019:  Magnolia Steak Cookoff, Horn Lake, MS.  

Mar. 30, 2019:  Wild Acre Brewing Company’s Texas 2 Step, Fort Worth, TX.  

Mar. 30, 2019:  Spring Break BBQ Contest, Lommel, Belgium.  

Mar. 31, 2019:  Trinity River Distillery’s Texas 2 Step, Fort Worth, TX.  

Apr. 5, 2019:  La Vedera Steak Cookoff, La Vedera, TX.  

Apr. 5, 2019:  2ndAnnual Raising the Steaks Cookoff, Greencastle, PA.  

Apr. 5, 2019:  Rhinestone Steak Showdown, Kansas City, MO.  

Apr. 6, 2019:  2019 NBBQA Classic, Kansas City, MO. 

Apr. 6, 2019:  Atoka Ribeye Round-Up, Atoka, TN.  

Apr. 12, 2019:  SCA KIDS – Fire It Up Frostproof!, Frostproof, FL.  

Apr. 12, 2019:  Fire It Up Frostproof!, Frostproof, FL.  

Apr. 13, 2019:  Meat the East, Hengelo, Netherlands.  

Apr. 13, 2019:  Lancaster BBQ Supply Steak Cookoff, Lancaster, PA. 

Apr. 13, 2019:  Helping U BBQ’s Triple Threat Match Day 1, Omaha, NE.  

Apr. 13, 2019:  SCA KIDS – Haynes ACE CMN Steak Cookoff, Conway, AR.  

Apr.13, 2019:  Haynes ACE CMN Steak Cookoff, Conway, AR.  

Apr. 13, 2019:  Sequoyah Lodge Steak Cookoff, Kingsport, TN. 

Apr. 13, 2019:  SCA KIDS Sequoyah Lodge Steak Cookoff, Kingsport, TN. 

Apr. 13, 2019:  3rdAnnual Operation Tiger Paw, Tuscaloosa, AL.  

Apr. 13, 2019:  Shelby Forest Spring Fest Sizzlin’ In The Forest, Millington, TN.  

Apr. 14, 2019:  Helping U BBQ’s Triple Threat Match Day 2, Omaha, NE.  

Apr.19, 2019:  Eastern BBQ Contest 2019 Day 1, Ninove, Belgium.  

Apr. 19, 2019:  Interstate BBQ, Boonsboro, MD.   

Apr. 19, 2019:  SCA KIDS – Interstate BBQ Festival, Boonsboro, MD.  

Apr.20, 2019:  Eastern BBQ Contest 2019 Day 2, Ninove, Belgium.  

Apr. 26, 2019:  Rockahock Pickin’ N Pullin’ BBQ Competition, Lanexa, VA.  

Apr. 27, 2019:  5thBBQ Bulls Championship, Salzburg, Austria.  

Apr. 27, 2019:  Hope BeastFeast Competition, Memphis, TN.  

Apr. 27, 2019:  Bilbrey Farm Steak Cookoff, Sparta, TN.  

May 3, 2019:  Show Low Steak Throwdown, Show Low, AZ.  

May 4, 2019: Meatstock Sydney, Sydney, Australia.  

May 4, 2019:  Hamburg’s Grillmeister Gesucht, Hamburg, Germany. 

May 4, 2019:  Roanoke Roundup, Roanoke, TX.  

May 4, 2019:  Castle Rock Steak Cookoff, Castle Rock, CO.  

May 4, 2019:  SCA KIDS – Castle Rock Steak Cookoff, Castle Rock, CO.  

May 4, 2019:  SCHEELS Overland Park Steak Cookoff, Overland Park, KS. 

May 10, 2019:  American Outdoors Steak Cookoff, Warsaw, IN.  

May 11, 2019:  Esperenza Bonaza BBQ Blitz, Marion, AR. 

May 18, 2019:  O-Town Showdown, Owasso, OK.    

May 24, 2019:  Red, White, & Bar-B-Q, Westmont, IL. 

May 25, 2019:  Capital BBQ Festival, Ottawa, Canada.  

June 8, 2019:  Weldy Home for Girls Steak Cookoff, Winfield, AL. 

June 8, 2019:  Wannemaker’s Steak Cookoff, Downers Grove, IL.  

June 8, 2019:  Noble County Smoke Eaters Steak Cookoff, Perry, OK.  

June 8, 2019:  Smoke in the Broke, Broke, Australia.

For more information, visit the World Food Championship, https://worldfoodchampionships.com

Jan. 25-26, 2019:  The Shed Steak Showdown, Ocean Springs, MS.   

Jan. 26, 2019:  Watson’s 9thAnnual Bird & Sausage Gumbo Cookoff, Livingston, LA.  

Feb. 2, 2019: Flora-Bama Super Chili Bowl Cook-Off, Perdido Key, FL.  

Feb. 22-23, 2019:  Sertoma Chili Cookoff, Springfield, MO.  

Mar. 16-17, 2019:  Caribbean Food Championships, San Juan, Puerto Rico.  

April 13, 2019:  The Taste, Inverness, FL.  

April 22, 2019:  The Final Table Event, Brightwater in Bentonville, AR. 

Non-Sanctioned Events

March 8-9, 2019:  7th Annual Jimbo’s Backyard BBQ Competition, Youngsville, NC.  FMI:  https://www.facebook.com/JimbosBackyardBBQ/
 
May 15-18, 2019:  Memphis in May World Championship Cooking Contest, Memphis, TN.  FMI:  http://www.memphisinmay.org/events/world-championship-barbecue-cooking-contest/
 
 

BBQ Cooking Schools

Jan. 12-13, 2019:  Rescue Smokers Cook School, Warner Robins, GA. Contact:  Robby Royals, Phone:  229-222-1070 or Email:  rescuesmokers@hotmail.com.   

Jan. 20, 2019:  Big Papa’s Country Kitchen Backyard Cooking School, Naples, FL.  Website: http://www.bigpapascountrykitchen.com/school_backyard_app.htm

Feb. 8, 2019: Smokin’ Triggers Cooking Class, Hammond, LA.  Contact:  Johnny Trigg, Phone:  817-999-8377, Email:  johnnytrigg@gmail.com. 

Mar. 1-3, 2019:  Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA. http://www.jacksoldsouth.com/bbq-cooking-school

BBQ Judging Schools

Jan. 12, 2019:  CABBQA Judging Workshop, UC Riverside, Riverside, CA.  FMI:  cabbqa.org 

Jan. 12, 2019:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Glen St. Mary, FL.  FMI:  http://www.steakcookoffs.com. 

Jan. 16, 2019:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Bullhead City, AZ.  FMI: kcbs.us 

Jan. 18, 2019: SCA Certified Judges Class, Shreveport, LA.  FMI:  http://www.steakcookoffs.com.  

Jan. 18, 2019:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Rein In Taufers, BZ, Italy.  FMI: kcbs.us 

Jan. 19, 2019:  SCA Certified Judges Class, West Memphis, AR. FMI:  http://www.steakcookoffs.com.    

Jan. 19, 2019:  NEBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Brookline, NH.  FMI:  www.nebs.org.  

Jan. 24, 2019:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Lakeland, FL.  FMI:  kcbs.us. 

Jan 24, 2019: Florida BBQ AssociationJudges Seminar, Apalachicola, FL.   FMI: www.FBABBQ.com

Jan. 26, 2019:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Florence, AL.  FMI: kcbs.us.  

Jan. 31, 2019:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Humble, TX.  FMI:  kcbs.us.  

Feb. 3, 2019:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, De Rijbp, NL.  FMI:  kcbs.us.  

Feb. 9, 2019:  GBA Judge Training Class, Griffin, GA.  FMI: bbqga.org.  

Feb. 16, 2019:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Lancaster, PA. FMI:  http://www.steakcookoffs.com.  

Feb. 16, 2019:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Bartlett, TN.  FMI:  http://www.steakcookoffs.com.    

Feb. 23, 2019:  CABBQA Judging Workshop, Clayton, CA.  FMI:  cabbqa.org 

Mar. 2, 2019:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Riverside, CA.  FMI: kcbs.us.  

Mar. 2, 2019:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Omaha, NE.  FMI: kcbs.us.  

Mar. 23, 2019:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Cedar Rapids, IA.  FMI:  kcbs.us.  

April 19, 2019:  International SCA Certified Judges Class, Ninove, Belgium. FMI:  http://www.steakcookoffs.com.  

Apr. 20, 2019:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Clayton, CA.  FMI: kcbs.us. 

April 26, 2019:  Florida BBQ AssociationJudges Seminar, Fort Myers, FL.   FMI: www.FBABBQ.com.

April 26, 2019:  International SCA Certified Judges Class, Salzburg, Austria.  FMI:  http://www.steakcookoffs.com.  

May 3, 2019:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Castle Rock, CO. FMI:  http://www.steakcookoffs.com.   

May 25, 2019:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, North Bend, OR.  FMI: kcbs.us. 

Aug. 3, 2019:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Miami, Queensland, Slovenia.  FMI: kcbs.us. 

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