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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

July 27, 2019:  Gilroy Garli-Que BBQ Challenge 2019, (KCBS & TOY), Gilroy, CA.

Aug. 3, 2019:  Annual 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.

Aug. 24, 2019:  Ric’s Backyard 2019, San Jose, CA.

Aug. 24, 2019:  Hog August Bites, Rio Vista, CA.

Aug. 24, 2019:  Wild West BBQ Shoot Out, (KCBS & TOY), Wendover, NV.

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.

Sept. 21, 2019:  Burningham 2019, Penngrove, CA.

Sept. 28, 2019:  BBQ in the Glen 2019, Willow Glen/San Jose, CA.

Sept. 28, 2019:  Mazatzal Grill Masters – BBQ Competition and Testicle Festival, Payson, AZ.  (KCBS & TOY)

Nov. 16, 2019:  Sparta Q 2019, San Jose, CA.

For more information, visit the Central Texas Barbecue Association website at

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

Aug. 16-17, 2019:  Cameron Fun Fest & BBQ Shootout, Cameron, TX.  Contact: Daniel Willie, Phone: (254) 718-7052. 

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

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

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

Oct. 4-5, 2019:  Bob Miracle Field Elks Lodge #138 Cookoff, Temple, TX.  Contact: Phone:254-773-1311, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  Headwaters for Heroes BBQ Cook Off, Harper, TX.  Contact: Steve Sweeney, Phone: (830) 992-1193, Email: [email protected]

Oct. 25-26, 2019:  Kerr County FairCook Off, Kerrville, TX, Contact: Chad Parker, Phone: (830) 739-3200.  

For more information, visit the FBA website at

Aug. 30-31, 2019:  Big Belly BBQ Battle, Davenport, FL. Contact:  Shelby Lomen, Phone:  407-873-7367, Email:  [email protected]

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  Smokin’ In The Pines BBQ Festival, Perry, FL. Contact:  Dawn Taylor, Phone:  850-584-5366, Email:  [email protected]

Oct. 4-5, 2019:  West Pasco BBQ Challenge, Odessa, FL.  Contact:  Shean Hylton, Phone:  813-917-1866, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  First Coast Ham Jam, Green Cove Springs, FL.  Contact:  Ronnie Munsey, Phone:  904-838-5530, Email:  [email protected]

Nov. 2-3, 2019:  Beer, Bacon & BBQ Festival, Altamonte Springs, FL.  Contact:  Gabrielle Shulruff, Phone:  407-919-1023, Email:  [email protected]

Nov. 8-9, 2019:  Gridiron Grill-Off BBQ Competition, Pompano Beach, FL.  Contact: John Offerdahl, Phone: 305-748-6107, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 8-9, 2019:  Jefferson BBQ Fest, Monticello, FL.  Contact:  Katrina Richardson, Phone:  850-997-5552, Email:  [email protected].

Dec. 6-7, 2019:  Orange Blossom Revue, Lake Wales, FL. Contact:  Angela Iversen, Phone:  407-697-4077, Email:  [email protected]

For more information, visit the Georgia Barbecue Association website at

Sept. 6-7, 2019: Doc Holiday BBQ Championship, Griffin, GA.  Contact: Will Doss, Phone:  770-228-4699 or Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  Bark in the Park Festival BBQ Bash, Sylvester, GA.  Contact: Jody Yarbrough, Phone: 229-206-2228, Email:  [email protected]

Oct. 25-26, 2019:  Deep Roots Festival BBQ Contest, Milledgeville, GA.  Contact:  Frank Pendergast, Phone: 478-414-4014, Website:

Nov. 15-16, 2019:  Smokin’ on Blackshear BBQ & Music Festival, Cordele, GA.  Contact: Linda Hawkins, Phone:  229-276-1004, Email:  [email protected]

Dec. 6-7, 2019:  7thAnnual Moultrie Moose Lodge #1158 BBQ Cook-Off, Moultrie, GA.  Contact: Cecil Hinson, Phone:  229-891-1103, Email:  [email protected]

Dec. 13-14, 2019:  Brickyard BBQ Bash at Americus KOA, Americus, GA. Contact:  Ira Kelly, Phone:  229-942-2330, Email:  [email protected].   

For more information, visit the IBCA website at

July 26-27, 2019:  2019 Moulton Town Country Jubilee, Moulton, TX. Contact:  Mark Zimmerman, Phone:  361-772-3550, Email:  [email protected].

July 26-27, 2019: Breast Fest, Snyder, TX. Contact:  Jennifer Campbell, Phone:  806-939-8679, Email:  [email protected]. 

July 26-27, 2019:  Great Texas Mosquito Festival, Clute, TX. Contact:  Angel Cowley, Phone:  979-265-8392, Email:  [email protected]. 

Aug. 2-3, 2019:  Battlin BBQ Cookoff Benefiting Children Battling Cancer, Ingleside, TX.  Contact: Brian Yoder, Phone:  361-222-1650, Email:  [email protected]. 

Aug. 2-3, 2019:  Deep East Texas State BBQ Championship, Kirbyville, TX.  Contact: Andy Carrell, Phone: 409-659-0947, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 2-3, 2019:  Hamiltons 16thAnnual Band Booster Cookoff, Hamilton, TX.  Contact: Asa Hamilton, Phone: 254-413-9048, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 2-3, 2019:  Hill Country Rally for Kids, Driftwood, TX. Contact:  Ron White, Phone:  512-657-3184, Email:  [email protected]. 

Aug. 2-3, 2019:  Schulenburg Festival, Schulenberg, TX. Contact:  Tommy or Virginia Meyer, Phone:  979-743-6250, Email:  [email protected].

Aug. 2-3, 2019:  St Anne DeBeaupre, Houston, TX. Contact:  Linda Hutson, Phone:  832-296-0770, Email:  [email protected].

Aug. 2-3, 2019:  The Spicer Gripp Bob Beville Memorial BBQ CookOff, Hereford, TX.  Contact: Wade Johnson, Phone: 806-679-7308, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 9-10, 2019:  IBCA Annual Meeting, Contact:  Dawn Mason, Phone:  512-806-3287, Email:  [email protected].

Aug. 16-17, 2019:  Busted in Baylor County, Seymour, TX. Contact:  Rodney Hrncirik, Phone:  940-733-3742, Email:  [email protected].

Aug. 16-17, 2019:  Kress Fire Department 4thAnnual Fulla Bull, Kress, TX.  Contact: Ben Rojas, Phone:  806-316-1723, Email:  [email protected]. 

Aug. 16-17, 2019:  Los Cunados BBQ Pit Smokers 1stAnnual Benefit Cookoff, Mercedes, TX.  Contact:  Albert Cano, Phone:  956-472-2486, Email:  [email protected]. 

Aug. 16-17, 2019:  Saddle Up for Alzheimer’s, Edna, TX. Contact:  Dawn Schendel, Phone:  361-489-7459, Email:  [email protected].

Aug. 16-17, 2019:  VFW Post 1922, Contact:  John Villanueva, Phone:  940-594-3976, Email:  [email protected].

Aug. 23-24 2019:  Hogs at The Point BBQ Cookoff, Channing, TX. Contact:  David Riggins, Phone:  806-674-2591, Email:  [email protected]. 

Aug. 30-31, 2019:  8thAnnual BBQ on the Banks of the Guadalupe, New Braunfels, TX.  Contact: Daniel S Campos, Phone: 956-605-1622, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 30-Sept. 1, 2019:  City of Bedford Blues BBQ Festival, Bedford, TX.  Contact:  Wendy Harnett, Phone:  817-952-2128, Email:  [email protected]. 

Aug. 30-Sept. 1, 2019:  Pit Kings Cookoff, Laredo, TX.  Contact:  Jose Pena, Phone:  956-286-0803, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 6-7, 2019:  Burnet County Rodeo Association, Burnet, TX. Contact:  Matt Cogburn, Phone:  512-706-5782, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 6-7, 2019:  Falls City Lions Club, Falls City, TX. Contact:  Kristen Jendrusch, Phone:  830-534-1110, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 6-7, 2019:  High Plains BBQ Bash, Hugoton, KS. Contact:  Jan Leonard, Phone:  620-544-3069, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 13-14, 2019:  6thAnnual Bust N Burn, Moore, TX. Contact:  Misty Stricker, Phone:  830-200-1015, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 13-14, 2019:  Alvord Watermelon Festival, Alvord, TX. Contact:  Bennie Koger, Phone:  940-577-7789, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 13-14, 2019:  Childress Flamingo Fest, Childress, TX. Contact:  Susan J. Leary, Phone:  940-937-2567, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 13-14, 2019:  Full STEAM Ahead, Floresville, TX. Contact:  Nicki Stohr, Phone:  830-393-7361, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 13-14, 2019:  Gabriels Angels Cookers 1stAnnual Cookoff, Pasadena, TX.  Contact: Angela Soto, Phone:  832-878-0814, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 13-14, 2019:  Hunt for the Cure, Italy, TX. Contact:  Shane Webster, Phone:  214-673-7261, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 13-14, 2019:  KJT 35 2ndAnnual BBQ and Chili Cook-Off, Ennis, TX.  Contact: Jason York, Phone:  903-851-3682, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 13-14, 2019:  Lonesome Dove Fest Cookoff, Contact:  Brittany Machado, Phone:  830-499-4723, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 13-14, 2019:  Beauties Beasts Inaugural Chili-BBQ Cookoff, Midland, TX.  Contact: Gary Kennedy, Phone: 432-230-9078, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  20thAnnual Wild West Festival, Springtown, TX. Contact:  Joe Coyle, Phone:  817-454-0037, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  4thAnnual Castroville PD Bluebonnet Children’s’ Center Cookoff, Castroville, TX.  Contact:  Ashley Skolweck, Phone:  210-413-6575, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  5thAnnual David Fuentes Cooking for Kids, Weslaco, TX.  Contact: Carlos Robledo, Phone: 956-351-0467, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  8thMabank Jubilee, Mabank, TX. Contact:  John Holcomb, Phone:  903-887-4747, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  Brisco County Cookoff, Silverton, TX. Contact:  Wylie Bomar, Phone:  806-777-1664, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  East Montgomery County Fair Association BBQ Cookoff, New Caney, TX.  Contact: Mike Jarrell, Phone: 281-851-9238, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  First Shot Cookoff, Gonzales, TX. Contact:  Shirley Breitschopf, Phone:  830-857-4142, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  Lone Star Warriors Outdoors BBQ Battle Ribeye Roundup, Lindale, TX.  Contact: Chris Gill, Phone:  903-253-5604, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  Lost Lagoon First Annual BBQ Cookoff, El Campo, TX.  Contact: Ashley Hoefling, Phone:  361-564-7296, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  McGregor Founders Day Cookoff, McGregor, TX. Contact:  Micah Smolinsky, Phone:  254-366-7065, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  St. Joseph 2019 BBQ Cook Off, Del Rio, TX. Contact:  Efrain Gallegos, Phone:  830-461-9375, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  15thAnnual Hill Country Shootout BBQ Cookoff, Leander, TX.  Contact: Scott Tuxhorn, Phone: 512-845-2832. 

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  2ndAnnual Goliad Brewing Company Cookoff, Goliad, TX.  Contact: Jonathan Robinson, Email: 832-600-4031, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  Blazing Saddles Western Days, Beeville, TX. Contact:  Ryan Daniels, Phone:  361-318-9801, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  Cookin fer CCA, Giddings, TX.  Contact:  Karen Walpole, Phone:  979-540-2980, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  Fort Griffin BBQ and World Championship Dove Cookoff, Albany, TX.  Contact: Justin Winters, Phone: 325-668-8241, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  Goodfellow AFB Ruckus at the Rec Camp BBQ Chili Cookoff, San Angelo, TX.  Contact: Sarah Sweatman, Phone: 325-654-5747, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  Hill County Cotton Pickin Fair BBQ, Hillsboro, TX.  Contact: Chris Moore, Phone:  254-582-5499, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  Poteet Lions BBQ Cookoff, Poteet, TX. Contact:  David E. Reyes, Phone:  830-742-3740, Email:  pote[email protected]. 

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  Texas Rice Festival, Winnie, TX. Contact:  Sissy Leger, Phone:  409-296-4404, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  Waller County Fair and BBQ Cookoff, Hempstead, TX. Contact:  Jason Rymer, Phone:  713-545-3240, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  Canadian River Beach Club Calf Fry BBQ Cookoff, Canadian, TX.  Contact: Lacy Hanes, Phone:  806-217-2703, Email:  [email protected]. 

Oct. 4-5, 2019:  17thGuadalupe County Fair IBCA State Championship BBQ Cookoff, Seguin, TX.  Contact: Sarah Louque, Phone: 830-379-6477, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 4-5, 2019:  2019 Rockwall Rib Rub Run and Roll, Rockwall, TX.  Contact: Andrew Ainsworth, Phone:  972-345-0721, Email:  [email protected]. 

Oct. 4-5, 2019:  21st Annual Piney Woods Classic, Porter, TX. Contact:  Laurie Wiley, Phone:  713-247-9591, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 4-5, 2019:  7thAnnual Skidmore VFD CookOff, Skidmore, TX. Contact:  Rick Bohac, Phone:  361-354-8034, Email:  [email protected]. 

Oct. 4-5, 2019:  Brazoria County Fair World Class Barbecue Cookoff Contest, Angleton, TX.  Contact: Rebeca Goins, Phone: 979-373-8825, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 4-5, 2019:  DCJLS 1stAnnual Dimmit County, Carrizo Springs, TX.  Contact: Hector Cienega, Phone: 830-734-3027, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 4-5, 2019:  Fall on the Frio, Concan, TX.  Contact:  Cassandra Perry, Phone:  830-232-6625, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 4-5, 2019:  Keller Lions Club BBQ Cookoff, Keller, TX. Contact:  Jimmy Lucas, Phone:  817-307-9752, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 4-5, 2019:  Q995 Birthday Bash, San Angelo, TX.  Contact:  Rico Vargas, Phone:  325-227-7038, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  19thAnnual Breast Cancer Awareness Chili and BarBQue Cookoff, Midland, TX.  Contact: Toby Walker, Phone:  432-312-5944, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  4thAnnual Que for the Blue, San Antonio, TX. Contact:  Sean Hay, Email:  [email protected]. 

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  Blues Bandits and BBQ, Oak Cliff, TX. Contact:  Matt McGaughey, Phone:  214-912-5353, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  BooBQ BBQin for Boobies, Tomball, TX. Contact:  Candice Baines, Phone:  832-326-6909, Phone:  [email protected].

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  Canton Autumn Fall Festival BBQ Cook Off, Canton, TX.  Contact: Brandi Weaver, Phone:  903-288-2687, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  Champion Oaks Ranch 4thAnnual Boots and BBQ Festival, Jasper, TX.  Contact: Barry Turner, Phone: 409-384-6000, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  Forest Hills Lions Club, Forest Hill, TX. Contact:  Johnny Horton, Phone:  817-266-0188, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  Guns Hoses BBQ Cookoff and Custom Car Show, McKinney, TX.  Contact: Kevin Perry, Phone:  972-569-0101, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  Halo Flight BBQ Cookoff, Sandia, TX. Contact:  Raymond Figuero, Phone:  361-343-1315, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  Heath Schielack Memorial Cookoff, Huntsville, TX. Contact:  Kinley Mueller, Phone:  512-293-2202, Email:  [email protected]. 

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  Kare for Kids BBQ Cookoff, Longview, TX. Contact:  Terry Petty, Phone:  903-431-2001, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  Smokin Elks 1348 Cookoff, Lubbock, TX. Contact:  Wendy Clark, Phone:  904-994-3458, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  BC BBQ Fest II, Waxahachie, TX. Contact:  Scott Osiier, Phone:  972-821-7386, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  Benbrook Chamber of Commerce BBQ Cookoff, Benbrook, TX.  Contact: Terri Davis, Phone:  817-249-4451, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  Brews Ewes BBQ, San Angelo, TX.  Contact:  Monica Ramos, Phone:  325-655-2345, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  John Henrys, Houston, TX.  Contact:  Ernie Abercrombie, Phone:  713-203-4573, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  Paralyzed Veterans of America Texas Chapter Annual BBQ Cookoff, Kemah, TX.  Contact: Amanda Saunders, Phone: 713-520-8782, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  Rosevine Gravel Hill Benefit and BBQ Cookoff, Rosevine, TX.  Contact: Wade Tyson, Phone:  4095946353, Email:  [email protected]. 

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  Texas Outdoor Writers Association Barbecue and Wild Game Cook-Off, Columbus, TX.  Contact:  Herman Brune, Phone:  99-732-4707.

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  Wild West BBQ Cookoff, San Antonio, TX. Contact:  Larry Colson, Phone:  210-275-1854, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  World Barbecue Championship, Dallas, TX. Contact:  Lisa Glover, Phone:  931-528-8852, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 25-26, 2019:  Czhilispiel 47, Flatonia, TX.  Contact:  Misti Wagner, Phone:  830-857-5079, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 25-26, 2019:  Fall Free for All 2019, Manvel, TX. Contact:  Stefan Rodriguez, Phone:  281-910-0948, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 25-26, 2019:  Matador Prime Steak BBQ Champion, Frisco, TX. Contact:  Matt Peterson, Phone:  972-971-6328, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 25-26, 2019:  Midway Volunteer Fire Department 14thAnnual Fall Fest Cookoff, Midway, TX.  Contact:  Jamie Douglas, Phone:  936-402-2011, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 25-26, 2019:  MK BBQ Cookoff, Post, TX.  Contact:  Kyran Elliott, Phone:  806-43-1297, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 25-26, 2019:  Czhilispiel, Flatonia, TX.  Contact:  Beverly Ponder, Phone:  361-865-3920, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 1-2, 2019:  Diamonds and Dollars BBQ Cookoff, Houston, TX. Contact:  Cindy Niles, Phone:  832-334-3986, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 1-2, 2019:  Galveston County Fall Fest BBQ Cookoff, League City, TX.  Contact: Jason Long, Phone:  281-905-7616, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 1-2, 2019:  Smokin Pits for Paws, Kenedy, TX. Contact:  Joe Sheeran, Phone:  830-583-6146, Email:  [email protected]. 

For additional information, visit the KCBS website at 

July 26-27, 2019:  Smoke in the GroveSpring Grove, PA.  Contact:  Andrew Shaffer, Phone: 717-225-5791 Ext 3, Email: [email protected]. 

July 26-27, 2019:  Dodge City Days Smokin Saddles BBQ Competition, Dodge City, KS. Contact:  Joni Wittman, Phone:  620-227-3119, Email: [email protected]. 

July 26-27, 2019:  Smokin Hot Cars & BBQ, Iola, KS.  Contact:  Tom Brigham, Phone: 620-365-9740, Email: [email protected]. 

July 26-27, 2019:  Fire on the Mountain, Leburn, KY.  Contact:  Chris Amburgey, Phone: 606-497-8865, Email: [email protected]. 

July 26-27, 2019:  Effingham-JamEffingham, IL.  Contact: Becky Brown, Phone: 217-342-4147, Email: [email protected]. 

July 26-27, 2019:  Rumble on the River, Morris MB, Canada.  Contact:  Brad Biehn, Phone: 204-771-5224, Email: [email protected].

July 26-27, 2019:  Gilroy Garli-Que BBQ Challenge,Gilroy, CA.  Contact:  Michael Davis, Phone: 408-761-1501, Email: [email protected]. 

July 26-27, 2019:  Cotton Pickin BBQ Cook-Off, Hartselle, AL.  Contact:  Andrea Owensby, Phone: 256-773-4370, Email: [email protected]. 

July 26-27, 2019:  Hannibal Bar-B-Q-Festival, Hannibal, MO.  Contact: Jason Gregory, Phone: 573-501-2036, Email: [email protected]. 

July 27-28, 2019:  The Harpoon Brewery BBQ Festival, Windsor, VT.  Contact:  FitzGranger, Phone: 617-574-9551, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 2-3, 2019:  Hawgin On Lanier, Gainesville, GA.  Contact: Stan Kaminski, Phone: 770-363-0894, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 2-3, 2019:  Pigs & Pedals, Asheboro, NC.  Contact: Pam Hester, Phone:  336-626-1277, Email:  [email protected]. 

Aug. 2-3, 2019:  Laurie Hillbilly BBQ, Laurie, MO.  Contact: Barbara Wood, Phone: 573-374-8876, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 2-3, 2019:  San Luis Valley Beat the Heat BBQ, Alamosa, CO.  Contact:  Elizabeth Summer, Phone:  719-937-1024, Email:  [email protected]. 

Aug. 2-3, 2019:  Our Lady of Victory Holy Smokes BBQ Competition, Cincinnati, OH. Contact:  Brian Austing, Phone:  513-607-5869, Email:  [email protected]. 

Aug. 2-3, 2019:  Annual Vista BBQ Classic, Vista, CA.  Contact:  Robert Stoufer, Phone:  951-961-8870, Email:  [email protected]. 

Aug. 2-3, 2019:  Smokin on The Harbor (Backyard Only), Warsaw, MO.  Contact:  Lynette Stokes, Phone:  660-438-2090, Email:  [email protected].

Aug. 2-3, 2019:  Westland Area Jaycees All American BBQ Throwdown, Westland, MI. Contact:  Eric Stoddard, Phone:  734-516-8227, Email:  [email protected]. 

Aug. 2-3, 2019:  Hometown BBQ Bash, Hoover, AL, Contact: Chris Mileski, Phone: 205-986-4195, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 3-4, 2019:  Burleigh BBQ Championships, North Burleigh Heads Queensland, Contact:  Greg Dean, Phone:  +0438488554, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 4, 2019:  Cambridge Rib Fest (Grilling Series), Cambridge, WI.  Contact:  Ken Kemier, Phone:  608-423-3730, Email:  [email protected].  

Aug. 9-10, 2019:  Route 66 BBQ & Steak Showdown, Springfield, MO.  Contact: Michelle Higgins, Phone: 417-682-1568, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 9-10, 2019:  16th Annual UP IN SMOKE BBQ Bash, Mason City, IA.  Contact: Jason Baumann, Phone: 641-423-3811, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 9-10, 2019:  Smokin Trackside BBQ Bash, Winston, MO.  Contact: Kyle Johnson, Phone: 816-365-7593, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 9-10, 2019:  Milliken BBQ Beef N Bean Day, Milliken, CO.  Contact: Nichole Rodriguez, Phone: 970-660-5026, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 9-10, 2019:  GOBS Que, Arlington, NE.  Contact: Kris Gates, Phone: 402-630-1135, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 9-10, 2019:  Big Blue Barbecue, Shelbyville, IN.  Contact: Nisha Ciarletta, Phone: 317-398-9623, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 9-10, 2019:  Mountain High BBQ Festival & Car Show, Franklin, NC.  Contact:  Diane Baldwin, Phone: 828-524-3161, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 9-10, 2019:  Maryland State BBQ Bash, Belair, MD. Contact:  Jennifer Falcone, Phone: 443-823-1797, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 9-10, 2019:  Smoke in the Park(Backyard Only), Glencoe, AL.  Contact: Shanon Graham, Phone: 256-312-2091, Email:   [email protected].

Aug. 9-10, 2019:  Smokin on the Dock of the Bay, Chrisfield, MD. Contact:  Sandy Fulton, Phone:  410-726-1881, Email:  [email protected]. 

Aug 10-11, 2019:  Wild West Fest on Fire, Zbilje, Medvode, Slovenia. Contact:  Milan Stjepanovic, Phone: +386 41 587 073, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug 10-11, 2019:  Battle River BBQ Showdown, Camrose, Alberta, Canada. Contact:  Jim Dyer, Phone: 780-608-0025, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug 10-11, 2019:  Thrillin’ & Grillin’ Maine State Championship BBQ Festival @ Aquaboggan Waterpark, Saco, ME.  Contact: Sharri MacDonald, Phone: 207-590-4201, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 16-17, 2019:  Pepsi WY State Championship BBQ & Bluegrass Festival, Worland, WY.  Contact: Dave Paxton, Phone: 307-431-2755, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 16-17, 2019:  Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues Festival, Madison, IN.  Contact: Ken Schneider, Phone: 812-866-4723, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 16-17, 2019:  Lassen Annual BBQ Cook-Off, Susanville, CA.  Contact:  Penny Artz, Phone: 530-257-2113, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 16-17, 2019:  BBQ and Fly-in on the River, Excelsior Springs, MO. Contact:  Jim McCullough, Phone: 816-630-7700, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 16-17, 2019:  SMSU Smokefest, Marshall, MN. Contact:  Tim Steinbach, Phone: 507-537-7204, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 16-17, 2019:  Western Legends Roundup BBQ Cook-Off, Kanab, UT. Contact:  Marybeth Kuntz, Phone: 314-750-3253, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 16-18, 2019:  Turf & Surf BBQ Championship, Del Mar, CA.  Contact: Arlie Bragg, Phone: 615-477-7447, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 16-17, 2019:  BBQ Festival 2019, Vanamõisa, Saue Parish, Estonia.  Contact: Daire Kap, Phone: +3725092126, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 16-17, 2019:  Sand Creek Summer Daze Festival Saucy and Glazed BBQ, Newton, KS.  Contact: Nathan Regier, Phone: 316-772-6174, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 16-18, 2019:  Hudson Valley Ribfest, New Paltz, NY.  Contact:  Shonda Merill, Phone: 1-844-Ribfest (742-3378), Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 16-17, 2019:  Cape Jaycees BBQ Fest, Cape Girardeau, MO. Contact:  Jeff Branch, Phone: 573-225-5539, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 16-17, 2019:  Evansville BBQ, Evansville, IN.  Contact:  Joe Notter, Phone: 812-202-8171, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 17-18, 2019:  Smoke and Fire Festival, Maldon, Essex, United Kingdom.  Contact: Ashley Bird, Phone: +44(0)7843217194, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 17-18, 2019:  3rd Annual Hudson Bay Heritage Days BBQ Cookoff, DuPont, WA.  Contact: Tom Riggs, Phone: 253-720-4557, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 17-18, 2019:  EUregio Barbecue Festival, Erlenstr Waldfeucht-Haaren, Germany.  Contact: Roman Schellartz, Phone: +491705258522, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 17, 2019:  Pig Out in the Park(Backyard Only), Frostburg, MD.  Contact: Diana Iman, Phone: 301-876-0790, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 23-25, 2019:  Smokin on the Rez BBQ and Music Festival(Day 1 & Day 2), Brandon, MS.  Contact: Bobby Cleveland, Phone:  601-506-0739, Email: [email protected] 

Aug. 23-24, 2019:  Montana Pitmaster Classic, Bozeman, MT.  Contact: Troy Heusel, Phone:  406-586-2384, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 23-25, 2019:  8th Annual Death Door Barbeque (Day 1 & Day 2), Washington Island, WI.  Contact: Richard Jepsen, Phone: 920-847-2784, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 23-24, 2019:  Big Island BBQ, Alberta Lea, MN. Contact:  Perry Vining, Phone:  800-658-2526, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 23-24, 2019:  Summer Daze BBQ Classic, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.  Contact: Mike Sporar, Phone:  905-329-1891, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 23-24, 2019:  East Central State BBQ Cook-Off, Paola Roots Festival, Paola, KS.  Contact: Jon Smail, Phone: 913-731-7995, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 23-24, 2019:  Hill City Wine Brew & BBQ, Hill City, SD. Contact:  Arlie Bragg, Phone: 615-477-7447, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 23-24, 2019:  New Holland Summer Fest, New Holland, PA. Contact:  Tom Perelka, Phone: 717-390-9098, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 23-24, 2019:  Raiders Red Meat BBQ & Ribeye Championship, Lubbock, TX. Contact:   Ben Weatherly, Phone: 806-790-6390, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 23-24, 2019:  Smoking for a Reason(Backyard Only), Fort Payne, AL.  Contact: Durell Owens, Phone: 256-717-5626, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 23-24, 2019:  Great Americana BBQ Festival, Franklin, TN. Contact:  Nathan Perry, Phone: 615-476-7390, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 23-24, 2019:  Wild West BBQ Shoot Out, Wendover, NV. Contact:  Jess Johnson, Phone: 801-390-1000, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 23-24, 2019:  Pigs and Peaches BBQ Festival, Kennesaw, GA.  Contact: Brittani Farmer, Phone: 770-422-9714, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 24-25, 2019:  3rd Annual Halfway to St. Pats BBQ Contest, Emmetsburg, IA.  Contact: Stephanie Mehan, Phone:  712-480-0252, Email: [email protected].  

Aug. 24-25, 2019:  Smokin on the Rez BBQ and Music Festival, Brandon, MS.  Contact: Bobby Cleveland, Phone: 601-506-0739, Email:  [email protected]. 

Aug. 24-25, 2019:  Kora Kare for Kids Ride-In & BBQ Competition, Hiram, ME.  Contact: Nicole Humphrey, Phone:  207-793-2598, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 24, 2019:  Vine St BBQ Competition & Fest(Backyard Only), Park Ridge, IL.  Contact:  Brian Chaplin, Phone: 312-320-4264, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 30-31, 2019:  Blue Ridge BBQ & Brew Festival, West Jefferson, NC. Contact:  James Killian, Phone:  828-612-9550, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 30-31, 2019:  Chamber Low and Slow Barbecue Cook-Off, Nevada, MO.  Contact: Sheree Gayman, Phone:  417-667-5300, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 30-31, 2019:  PigMania Hilliard State Championship BBQ & Music Festival, Hilliard, OH.  Contact: Dan Hurst, Phone: 614-676-0700, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 30 – Sept. 1, 2019:  Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival, Bedford, TX.  Contact: Cortney Sims, Phone: 817-952-2293, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 30-31, 2019:  Smokin in the Bogs, Warrens, WI. Contact:  Kinda Oberbeck, Phone: 608-378-2000, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 30 – Sept. 1, 2019:  3rd International Suydersee BBQ Contest, Zeewolde Flevoland, Netherlands.  Contact: Rene’ De Regt, Phone: +31 647233350, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 30 – Sept. 1, 2019:  BBQ on the Bow, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Contact:  Bernie Kenny, Phone:  403-708-1900, Email: [email protected] 

Aug. 30 – Sept. 1, 2019:  Route Six Ribfest, Coudersport, PA.  Contact: Hans Nielsen, Phone: 814-558-4451, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 30 – Sept. 1, 2019:  Septemberfest BBQ & Rib-Eye Steak Cook-Off Challenge, Omaha, NE.  Contact: Linda Morm, Phone: 402-278-2951, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 2019:  Crimson & Blue BBQ, Lawrence, KS. Contact:  Anthony Miele, Phone: 785864-4455, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 1-2, 2019:  Prairie Dog on the Bow, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Contact:  Janice Smella, Phone:  403-512-0732, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 6-7, 2019:  Fire on the Mountain (Backyard Only), Arab, AL. Contact:  Jason Haggard, Phone: 256-309-8611, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 6-7, 2019:  Ribs, Rod & Rock’n Roll, Vermillion, SD. Contact:  Chad Smidt, Phone: 605-880-4494, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 6-7, 2019:  Colorado Pork & Hops Challenge, Grand Junction, CO.  Contact: Arlie Bragg, Phone:  615-477-7447, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 6-7, 2019:  Puckaway Pigfest, Montello, WI.  Contact:  Jessica Malsack, Phone:  920-299-5225, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 6-7, 2019:  International Goat Days Championship BBQ Contest – Smokin in the Goat Pen, Millington, TN.  Contact:  Phillip Doyle, Phone: 731-499-1489, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 6-7, 2019:  15thAnnual Recovery Fest/10 Annual State BBQ Championship, Richmond, VA.  Contact: Honesty Liller, Phone: 804-564-0132, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 6-7, 2019:  Mark Twain Brewery American’s Hometown BBQ Bash, Hannibal, MO.  Contact: Jeremy Willett, Phone: 573-719-4384, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 6-7, 2019:  Smokin’ on the White, Wichita, KS. Contact:  Donna Tucker, Phone: 870-613-1564, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 6-7, 2019:  Midian Shrine Cowskin Cookoff, Wichita, KS. Contact:  Joshua Bennett, Phone: 316-992-1256, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 7-8, 2019:  Farm Meat De Vaartse Hoeve BBQ Contest, Vaartweg, Dongen, Netherlands.  Contact:  Astrid Lodewijks, Phone:  +31162312082, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 7-8, 2019:  Smoke on the Waters, Devon, United Kingdom. Contact:  John Gower, Phone:  +44(0)7918163449, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 7-8, 2019:  Green Mountain BBQ Championship – Campground BBQ Series, Braintree, VT.  Contact: Jeremy Garrett, Phone: 802 244 8994, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 7-8, 2019:  Jack Daniel’s presents Burgerfest, Vystaviste Praha Holesovice, Prague.  Contact: Zdenek Strizek, Phone: +420 773 232 003, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 12-15, 2019:  40thAmerican Royal World Series of Barbecue – Open Contest, Kansas City, KS.  Contact:  Emily Park or Eric Pew, Phone: 816-569-4021, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 12-15, 2019:  40thAmerican Royal World Series of Barbecue – Invitational Contest, Kansas City, KS.  Contact:  Emily Park or Eric Pew, Phone: 816-569-4021, Email:  [email protected]

Sept. 13-14, 2019:  Smoke on the Ohio, Mt. Vernon, IN.  Contact: Cary Bredemeier, Phone:  812-449-4795, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 13-14, 2019:  America’s Finest BBQ State Championship,San Diego, CA.  Contact: Robert Stouffer, Phone:  951-961-8870, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 13, 2019:  Smoke on the Ohio (Steak Contest), Mt. Vernon, IN.  Contact: Cary Bredemeier, Phone:  812-449-4795, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 13-14, 2019:  Bands & BBQ at the Point, Carrollton, KY. Contact:  Misty Wheeler, Phone:  502-732-7036, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 13-14, 2019:  Silver Lake Sand Dunes Apple & BBQ Festival, Mears, MI.  Contact: Amy Zaloga, Phone: 231-773-3356, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 13-14, 2019:  Smoke & Soul Fest, Casper, WY. Contact:  Dawn Lacko, Phone: 307-259-5134, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 13-14, 2019:  Bands, Brews & BBQ, Boise, ID. Contact:   Michelle Robinson, Phone: 208-317-5223, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 13-15, 2019:  Italian Hardcore Barbecue (DAY 1 & DAY 2), Carugate, MI.  Contact:  Andrea Centanni, Phone: 0039 348 2144910, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 13-14, 2019:  KTD Smokin Gobbler Cook-Off, Worthington, MN.  Contact: Ryan Loomans, Phone: 507-372-2919, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 13-14, 2019:  Gritty Open, Philadelphia, PA.  Contact: Brent Williams, Phone: 479-871-3543, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 13-14, 2019:  RiverFest, Decatur, AL.  Contact: Leah Brown, Phone: 256-353-0151 or Nancy Case, Phone:  256-345-7802. 

Sept. 13-14, 2019:  Open Polish BBQ Championship, Poland.  Contact: Grzegorz Kazubski, Phone: +48 502 198 028, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 14, 2019:  Decatur’s Smokin BBQ Festival Backyard Competition Presented by Kenney’s Ace Hardware (BACKYARD ONLY), Decatur, IL.  Contact: LaVell Peet, Phone: 217-390-5455, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 14-15, 2019:  The Chidlow BBQ Festival 2019, Chidlow, Australia.  Contact: Fran Berry, Phone: 61 417 530500, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  Murphysboro BBQ Cook-Off, Murphysboro, IL.  Contact: Sammi Graff, Phone:  618-684-8902, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  Tri City BBQ Fest, Denison, IA.  Contact: Blair Weigum, Phone:  712-263-6622, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  Jesse James Barbeque Cook Out, Kearney, MO. Contact:   Larry Pratt, Phone: 816-935-9644, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  5th Annual Hot Q’s & Cold Brews BBQ Championship, Oroville, CA.  Contact: Ben Lobenstein, Email: [email protected]

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  Grillin & Chillin BBQ, Owensboro, KY. Contact:  Kenny Jackson, Phone: 270-302-1007, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  Smokin in the Hills, Hillsboro, OH.  Contact:  Destiny Bryson, Phone: 937-763-7012, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  Tilley Harley-Davidson Biker Blues BBQ Rally and BBQ Classic, Salisbury, NC.  Contact:  Gary Moss, Phone:  704-202-8712, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  Rumble on the River Presented by, Grand Haven, MI.  Contact: John Greko, Phone:  Phone: 616-334-1857, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  Cherokee Strip BBQ Cook-Off, Ponca City, OK.  Contact: Nancy Brown, Phone: 580-761-9158, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  Constitution Week BBQ & Music Festival, Grand Lake, CO.  Contact: Bigg Mckeel, Phone: 615-853-5315, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  Little Apple Classic Car & BBQ Cook-Off, Manhattan, KS.  Contact:  Tony Ballard, Phone: 785-776-8829, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  Pork on the Plaza, Fort Scott, KS. Contact:  Barbara Ritter, Phone:  913-636-4892, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 21-22, 2019:  Oinktoberfest, Clarence, NY.  Contact:  Kathy Toth, Phone: 716-759-8483, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 21-22, 2019:  Het BBQ Kampioenschap Van Het Waasland, Sint Niklaas, Belgium.  Contact: Dave Heyninck, Phone: 0032 498641018, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 21, 2019:  Barbeque on the Hill (Competitor’s Series), BlueIsland, IL.  Josh Edwards, Phone: 708-270-2333, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 21-22, 2019:  Bikes Boats & Bones BBQ & Steak Showdown, Kimberling City, MO.  Contact: Michelle Higgins, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  Smoke on the Trails, Gardner, KS. Contact:  Amy Craft, Phone:  913- 856-0953, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  Butts and Beans BBQ Challenge, Newton, NC.  Contact:  Noel Kay, Phone: 828-455-8914, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  Kincaid Fair Backyard BBQ (Backyard Only), Kincaid, KS.  Contact:  Dawn Vermillion, Phone: 620-228-8029, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  Swamp Fox Smoke Fest, Marion, IA. Contact:  Lisa Gilliatt, Phone: 319-395-7118, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  Smoke in the Park, Lemoyne, PA. Contact:  Todd Shadle, Phone: 717-737-2924, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  New Albany Blues Brews and BBQ Festival, New Albany, IN. Contact:  James Gaetano, Phone: 502-445-5343, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  Shawnee Great Grillers State Championship, Shawnee, KS.  Contact:  Tonya Lecuru, Phone: 913-742-6402, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  Downtown Jonesboro BBQ Festival, Jonesboro, AR.  Contact: Paul Carter, Phone: 870-219-9227, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  BBQ In the Badlands, Glendive, MT. Contact:  Mariah Tipton, Phone: 406-377-5602, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  Mazatzal Grill Masters-BBQ Competition & Testicle Festival, Payson, AZ.  Contact:  Arlie Bragg, Phone: 615-477-7447, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 28, 2019:  Dells BBQ Bash (BACKYARD ONLY), Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965. Contact:  Laurie Tweten, Phone: 608-769-7446, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 28-29, 2019:  Ocean State BBQ Championship – Campground BBQ Series, Hope Valley, RI.  Contact:  Jeremy Garrett, Phone:  802-244-8994, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 28-29, 2019:  West Bottoms BBQ Contest, Kansas City, MO.  Contact: Carl McBee, Phone:  660-973-1953, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 28, 2019:  Backyard BBQ Festival (Backyard Only), Pilot Grove, MO. Contact:  Bradley Vollmer, Phone: 573-690-0978, Email: [email protected]. 

Sept. 28, 2019:  Fire in the Sky BBQ Lite’N Up Broadway (BACKYARD ONLY), Broadway Westville, NJ.  Contact: Daneen Kressley, Phone: 856-556-0076, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 2, 2019: Holmes Drywall Grilling BBQ Contest (Invitational Only), Kansas City, MO.  Contact: Jeanne McGrath, Phone: 816-471-7595, Email:  [email protected]. 

Oct. 2, 2019: Simmons Energy Permian Basin BBQ Cook-Off Invitational (Backyard Only), Midland, TX.  Primary Contact:  Josh Lowery. 

Oct. 4-5, 2019:  Keystone Classic BBQ State Championship, Harrisburg, PA.  Contact: Morgan Firestine, Phone: 717-926-6134, Email:  [email protected]. 

Oct. 4-5, 2019:  Jim Beam BBQ Classic, Springfield, KY. Contact:  Ralph Blanford, Phone:  859-481-3992, Email:  [email protected]. 

Oct. 4-5, 2019:  Roast N Boast, Columbus, MS.  Contact:  Amber Watson, Phone:  662-645-8291, Email:  [email protected]. 

Oct. 4-5, 2019:  Go Hog Wild Arkansas BBQ Championship, Sheridan, AR.  Contact: Jake Easley, Phone:  870-917-7878, Email:  [email protected]. 

Oct. 4-5, 2019:  Que & Cruz, Louisa, VA. Contact:  Bill Small, Phone:  540-223-6329, Email:  [email protected]. 

Oct. 4-5, 2019:  BrewNQue-Perth 2019, Ascot, WA, Australia. Contact:  Jason Linto, Phone:  +61414991450, Contact:  [email protected].

Oct. 4-5, 2019: Smoketoberfest, Ottumwa, IA.  Contact:  Jeremy Weller, Phone:  641-799-3836, Email:  [email protected]. 

Oct. 4-5, 2019: Squealin on the Square, Laurens, SC 29360.  Contact:  Jonathan Irick, Phone:  864-984-2119, Email:  [email protected]. 

Oct. 4-5, 2019: Swine at the Shrine Porktobertfest, Savannah, GA. Contact:  Derrick Lewis, Phone:  912-659-2523, Email:  [email protected]. 

Oct. 4-5, 2019: Riverside Blues, Brews & BBQ, Greenfield, MA.  Contact:  Kelly Jenkins, Phone:  413-772-1553, Email:  [email protected]. 

Oct. 4-5, 2019: Hops & Hogs Festival, Huntersville, NC.  Contact:  Arlie Bragg, Phone:  615-477-7447, Email: [email protected]. 

Oct. 4-5, 2019: Guts Glory Ram BBQ Showdown, Lebanon, MO.  Contact:  Michelle Higgins, Phone:  417-682-1568, Email:  [email protected]. 

Oct. 4-5, 2019: Kentucky’s Fort Harrod Beef Festival Grill-Off (Competitors Series), Harrodsburg, KY.  Contact: Dana Anderson, Phone: 859-613-8100, Email:  [email protected]. 

Oct. 5-6, 2019: Austrian BBQ Festival – Indian Summer Challenge 2019, Graz, Messegelande, Austria.  Contact: Barbara Naschenweng, Phone: 43-664-883-98 636, Email:  [email protected]. 

Oct. 5, 2019: Osceola County Sheriff’s Office Smoke on the Range BBQ Invitation (Backyard Only), St. Cloud, FL.  Contact: Deputy R. Cole, Phone:  hone: 407-348-1190, Email: [email protected]. 

Oct. 11-13, 2019:  Red, White, & Que (Campground BBQ Series) Day 1 & 2, Jackson, NJ.  Contact: Jeremy Garrett, Phone: 802 244 8994, Email: [email protected]. 

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  Waxhaw Grillin & Chillin BBQ Cook-Off, Waxhaw, NC.  Contact:  Lisa Hoffman, Phone: 704-843-2195, ext.226, Email: [email protected]. 

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  BBQ & Blues on the Levee, Helena, AR.  Contact: Kim Liston, Phone: 870-753-5223, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 11-12, 2019: Anchor City Cook-Off, Centralia, MO.  Contact:  Ginny Zoellers, Phone: 573-682-2272, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  Bedouin Brew & Bar-B-Que, Muskogee, OK.  Contact: Scott Seretean, Phone: 405-510-4986, Email: [email protected]. 

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  Cookin on the Kaw BBQ Contest, DeSoto, KS.  Contact: Sara Ritter, Phone: 913-583-1585, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  The Real Squeal BBQ & Music Festival, Lyons, GA.  Contact:  Bryan Stowe, Phone: 478-845-8199, Email: [email protected]. 

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  Central Illinois Bragging Rights(CIBR-BBQ), Arthur, IL.  Contact:  George Fritz, Phone: 217-543-2766, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  Eastern Carolina BBQ Throw Down, Rocky Mount, NC.  Contact: Kayla Hillman, Phone: 252-972-1159, Email: [email protected]. 

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  Butlerfest 2019 (Backyard Only), Butler, AL.  Contact: Rob McKenzie, Phone: 601-409-3827, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  Smokin’ & Stokin’ Trussville (Backyard Only), Trussville, AL.  Contact:  Jamie Overton, Phone: 205-612-2614, Email: [email protected]. 

Oct. 12, 2019:  Scottsboro BBQ Cook-Off Festival (Backyard Only), Scottsboro, AL 35768.  Contact:  Tim Watts, Phone: 256-609-7814,
Email: [email protected].

Oct. 12-13, 2019:  Caput Mundi BBQ Competition, Rome, Italy.  Contact: Marco Lattanzi, Phone: 0039 3280554838, Email: [email protected]. 

Oct. 17-19, 2019:  Smoking in the Foothills Barbecue Competition and Festival A & B, Lenoir, NC.  Contact:  Michael Kilby, Phone: 828-310-2953, Email: [email protected]. 

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  Big Buffalo Crossing BBQ Cook-Off, Munfordville, KY.  Contact: Coni Shepperd, Phone: 270-524-4752, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  Harper County Bullseye BBQ, Harper, KS.  Contact: Kimberly Schrant, Phone: 620-845-0397, Email: [email protected]. 

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  Fountains at Greenbriar Blaze Off, Independence, MO.  Contact: Tina Dietz, Phone: 816-257-5100, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  Meat Scream BBQ Competition, Westminster, CO.  Contact: James Borowicz, Phone: 720-394-0718, Email: [email protected]. 

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  Best of the Midwest, Union Grove, WI. Contact:  Stephanie Kurt, Phone: 262-878-4606, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  Mid-South BBQ Festival and Competition, Mount Pleasant, TN.  Contact:  Hugh Johnson, Phone: 931-446-0490, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  Ohio Smoked Meat & BBQ Festival, Nelsonville, OH.  Contact:  Dan Pfeiffer, Email: [email protected]. 

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  Boo-B-Que, Rehoboth Beach, DE.  Contact: Sandy Fulton, Phone: 410-726-1881, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  Royal Oak Invitational Only(Competitors Series), Roswell, GA.  Contact:  Mike Shore, Phone: 470-409-6606, Email: [email protected]. 

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  National Head 2 Head Invitational Top 50 (Competitors Series), Great Bend, KS.  Contact:  Kent Romie, Phone: 620-793-2985, Email: [email protected]. 

Oct. 19-20, 2019:  Rock-N-Q on the Planes, Contact: Kent Romie, Phone: 620-793-2985, Email: [email protected].  

Oct. 24-27, 2019:  Fifth Annual Kosher BBQ Championship (Kosher Series),  Dallas, TX.  Contact: Brian Rubenstein, Phone: 314-496-3986, Email: [email protected]. 

Oct. 26-27, 2019:  Border War Barbeque, Osawatomie, KS.  Contact: Don Cawby, Phone: 913-755-1944, Email: [email protected]. 

Oct. 25-26, 2019:  Smokin’ on the Square, El Dorado, AR.  Contact: Ron Cates, Phone: 870-536-8175, Email: [email protected]. 

Oct. 25-26, 2019:  Zom-B-Q, Wytheville, VA.  Contact: Dave Dick, Phone: 804-832-0268, Email: [email protected].   

Oct. 25-26, 2019:   31st Annual Jack Daniels World Championship Invitational Barbecue, Lynchburg, TN.  Contact:  Debbie Christian or Pam Hess, Phone: 931-759-6332, Email: [email protected]. 

Oct. 25-26, 2019:  Jack Daniel’s World Championship Shade Tree Contest (BACKYARD), Lynchburg, TN.  Contact:  Debbie Christian or Pam Hess, Phone: 931-759-6332, Email: [email protected]. 

Nov. 1-2, 2019:  Brew & Que on the Shrine Lake, Summerville, SC.  Contact:  Kevin Merritt, Phone: 843-224-9111, Email: [email protected]. 

Nov. 1-2, 2019:  Currituck Heritage Bulls & BBQ Festival, Powells Point, NC.  Contact:  Kemberly Sawyer, Phone: 252-453-9040, Email:  [email protected]. 

Nov. 1-2, 2019:  Viking Grillfestivalen, Waco, TX.  Contact: Zach Seifert, Phone: 903-815-9837, Email: [email protected]. 

Nov. 1-2, 2019:  West Alabama State Fair Barbeque Cookoff (Backyard Only), Northport, AL.  Contact:  Bobby Hagler, Phone: 205-799-8675, Email: [email protected]. 

Nov. 4-5, 2019: Heatbeads BBQ Turf Wars, Cranbourne, Melbourne, Australia.  Contact: Luke Nagel, Phone: 0429991269, Email: [email protected].

For more information, visit the Lone Star Barbecue Society website at

July 19-20, 2019:  Night in Old Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg, TX. Contact:  Chad Ellebracht, Phone:  830-997-2359, Email:  [email protected]. 

July 19-20, 2019:  FCSP, LaGrange, TX.  Contact:  Niki Powell, Phone:  979-429-6165, Email:  [email protected].

July 26-27, 2019:  Gordon VFD, Lake Palo Pinto, TX. Contact:  David Holt, Phone:  940-329-0888. 

July 26-27, 2019:  St. Vincent BBQ,Big Lake, TX.  Contact: Abel Molina, Phone: 432-301-6396, Email: [email protected].  

July 26-27, 2019:  West TX Hunting & Outdoorsman Expo & BBQ Festival, San Angelo, TX.  

Aug. 2-3, 2019:  Just Havin Fun, Lake Brownwood, TX.  Contact:  Dennis Carroll, Phone:  325-642-1176. 

Aug. 9-10, 2019:  Top of Texas Musicfest& BBQ Cook-Off, Perrytown, TX.  Contact:  Jed Symons, Phone:  906-202-1156, Email:  [email protected].

Aug. 16-17, 2019:   Hot Chili Days, Red River, NM. Contact:  Steve Cherry, Phone:  575-770-5679, Email:  [email protected].  

Aug. 16-17, 2019:  Cowboy of the Year Cook-Off, Pleasanton, TX. Contact:  Ed Miranda (210) 219-9392, Facebook:

Aug. 24, 2019:  LSBSBOD Meeting, Brownwood, TX.

Aug. 30-31, 2019:  Kimble County BBQ, Junction, TX.  Contact:  Connie or Teresa, Phone:  325-446-3190 or Email:  [email protected]. 

Aug. 30-31, 2019:  Canton Silver Spur, Canton, TX. 

Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 2019:  LaGrange, TX. 

Sept. 6-7, 2019:  Shin Oaks, Gorman, TX. 

Sept. 6-7, 2019:  Colorado County Fair Association BBQ Cookoff, Columbus, TX.  Contact: Racheal Schneider, Phone: 979-732-2579, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 6-7, 2019:  Shut ‘Em Down, Houston, TX. 

Sept. 6-7, 2019:  VFW 8587 Cook-Off, Georgetown, TX. 

Sept. 13-14, 2019:  Big T Bash, Fairfield, TX.  FMI:

Sept. 13-14, 2019:  King of Coals, Brenham, TX.  FMI:  www.washington or Phone:  979-836-4112. 

Sept. 13-14, 2019:  HONOR BBQ Cook Off, Spring, TX. Contact:  Brandi, Phone:  281-229-3025, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 13-14, 2019:  Big Dam Brisket, Cisco, TX. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  Cowboy Capital, Stephenville, TX. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  CWSVFD, Cottonwood Shores, TX. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  Buffalo Stampede, Buffalo, TX.  Contact:  Buffalo Chamber of Commerce, Phone:  903-322-5810. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  Lions Club BBQ Cook-off, Maypearl, TX. Contact:  Adele Mooney, Phone:  972-935-3723, Facebook:  Maypear Lions Club. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  Lee Street Jamboree BBQ Shootout, Greenville, TX.  Contact: Ricky Harris, Phone:  903-457-2994, Email:  [email protected], 

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  Pow Wow, Comanche, TX.  Contact:  Comanche Chamber, Phone:  325-356-3233. 

October 4-5, 2019:  7thAnnual Oktoberfest Bar-B-Que & Chili Cookoff, Granbury, TX.  Contact: VFW Post 7835, Phone:  817-573-9350. 

Oct. 4-5, 2019:  1stAnnual Lampasas Area Go Texan Cookoff, Lometa, TX.  Contact: Jason “Bubba” Kirkpatrick, Phone: 512-734-2428, Email:  [email protected]. 

Oct. 4-5, 2019:  Fiesta De La Paloma, Coleman, TX.

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  Fort Mason Cook-Off, Mason, TX.

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  Jeffrey Ingram, Magnolia, TX. 

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  ASCO BBQ Cookoff and Car Show, San Angelo, TX. 

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  CAFR Cook-Off, Waco, TX. 

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  GCN BBQ Cook-Off, Georgetown, TX. 

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  Red River Battle Cookoff, Contact: Vernon Chamber of Commerce, Vernon, T. Phone:  940-552-2564, Email:  [email protected]. 

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  Fire & Rescue Cook-Off, Bandera, TX. 

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  Clearlake Elks Lodge 2322 Barbecue Cook-Off, Clear Lake, TX. 

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  Smokin on the Red BBQ Festival, Campti, LA.

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  Pasadena International BBQ Cookoff, Pasadena, TX. Contact:  Phone:  713-408-3298. 

Oct. 25-26, 2019:  National Barbeque Championship Cookoff, Meridian, TX.  Phone: 254-435-6113, Email:  [email protected]t. 

Nov. 1-2, 2019:  8thAnnual QCC BBQ, Quannah, TX. 

Nov. 1-2, 2019:  BBQ for Merica, Conroe, TX. Contact:  Stephanie Gavin, Phone:  770-713-4294, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 8-9, 2019:  Cooking for Courage, Conroe, TX. Contact:  Gari Lynn Hessong, Phone:  469-626-8833, Email:  [email protected]. 

Nov. 15-16, 2019:  Kare for Kids BBQ Cook-off, Longview, TX.

For additional info, visit the Memphis Barbecue Network website at 

July 19-20, 2019:  Smoke on the Mountain, Galax, VA. Contact:  Dana Sworsy, Phone: (Day): 276-233-3732 Contact’s Phone (Cell): 276-233-3732, Email:  [email protected]

Aug. 1-3, 2019:  Water Valley Watermelon Carnival Train Tracks Pork Attack, Water Valley, MS.  Contact: Tonya Eubanks, Phone (Day): 662-609-7370 or (Cell) 662-281-8815, Email:  [email protected]

Sept. 6-7, 2019:  Smokin’ on the White, Cave City, AR. Contact:  Donna Turner, Phone:  870-613-1564 or Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 19-21, 2019:  Praise the Lard, Murphysboro, IL. Contact:  Sammi Graff, Phone (Day):  618-684-8902/618-521-6957, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  Delta State University 34thAnnual Pig Pickin’, Cleveland, MS. Contact:  John Paul Gates, Phone (Cell):  662-588-9888, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  Ruleville Roast, Ruleville, MS.  Contact:  Elise Jenkins, Contact (Day):  662-719-1675, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  Barlett BBQ Fest, Barlett, TN.  Contact:  David Parsons, Phone:  901-859-3381/901-833-6054, Email:  [email protected]. 

Oct. 4-5, 2019:  Q’ing at the Ridge, Wynne, AR. Contact:  Glenn Benderman, Phone (Cell):  870-208-3523, Email:  [email protected]. 

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  Cleveland Octoberfest/Mississippi Delta State BBQ Championship, Ruleville, MS.  Contact: Elise Jenkins, Contact (Day): 662-719-1675, Email: [email protected]. 

Oct. 17-19, 2019:  Delta Hot Tamale Festival, Greenville, MS. Contact: Gretchen Giachelli, Phone (Day): 662-378-3121, Email: [email protected]

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  Arlington BBQ Fallfest, Arlington, TN. Contact:  Paige Eavenson, Phone (Night): 901-488-7822, Email: [email protected]

Nov. 1-2, 2019:  The Big Pig Jig, Vienna, GA. Contact:  Rhonda Lamb, Phone:  229-268-8275/229-322-1596 or Email:  [email protected]. 

For more information, visit the Mid-Atlantic Barbecue Association website at 

July 20-21, 2019:  Chillin & Grillin in the Glades, Wise, VA.  

July 26-27, 2019:  Smoke in the Grove, Spring Grove, PA.   

Aug. 2-3, 2019:  Pigs & Pedals, Asheboro, NC.  

Aug. 3-4, 2019:  Smoke in the Woods (Campground BBQ Series), Galway, NY.  

Aug. 3-4, 2019:  Pit at the Park, Macungie, PA.  

Aug. 9-10, 2019:  Mountain High BBQ Festival & Car Show, Franklin, NC.  

Aug. 9-10, 2019:  Maryland State BBQ Bash, Belair, MD.  

Aug. 9-10, 2019:  Smokin on the Dock of the Bay, Chrisfield, MD.  

Aug. 17-18, 2019:  Hudson Valley Ribfest, New Paltz, NY.  

Aug. 23-24, 2019:  New Holland Summer Fest, New Holland, PA.  

Aug. 30-31, 2019:  Blue Ridge BBQ & Brew Festival, West Jefferson, NC.  

Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 2019:  Route Six Ribfest, Coudersport, PA.  

Sept. 6-7, 2019:  15thAnnual Recovery Fest/10thAnnual State BBQ Championship, Richmond, VA.  

Sept. 13-14, 2019:  Gritty Open, Philadelphia, PA.  

Sept. 20-21, 2019:  Tilley Harley-Davidson Biker Blues BBQ Rally and BBQ Classic, Salisbury, NC.  

Sept. 21-22, 2019:  Oinktoberfest, Clarence, NY.  

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  Butts and Beans BBQ Challenge, Newton, NC.  

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  Smoke in the Park, Lemoyne, PA.  

Oct. 4-5, 2019:  Keystone Classic BBQ State Championship, Harrisburg, PA.  

Oct. 4-5, 2019:  Que & Cruz, Louisa, VA. 

Oct. 11-13, 2019:  Red White & Que:  Day 1 & 2 CAMPGROUND BBQ SERIES, Jackson, NJ. 

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  Waxhaw Grillin & Chillin BBQ Cookoff, Waxhaw, NC.  

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  Eastern Carolina BBQ Throw Down, Rocky Mount, NC.  

Oct. 18-19, 2019:  Smoking in the Foothills Barbecue Competition and FestivalFestival A & B, Lenoir, NC. 

Nov. 1-2, 2019:  Currituck Heritage Bulls & BBQ FestivalPowells Point, NC.  

Nov. 8-10, 2019:  Polar Pig BBQ Cook-Off (Duel A & B), Concord, NC. 

For more information, visit the Minnesota BBQ Society website at  

July 19-20, 2019:  10thAnnualDeer River BBQ & Brew Fest, Deer River, MN.  FMI: 

July 25-27, 2019:  Rumble on the River, Morris, Manitoba, Canada.  FMI: 

Aug. 2, 2019:  Nashwauk Market Ribfest, Nashwauk, MN.  FMI: [email protected]. 

Aug. 3, 2019:  B-dale 7thAnnual BBQ Contest, Roseville, MN.  Contact:  Beth Salzl, Phone:  651-765-8088, Email:  [email protected]. 

Aug. 3, 2019:  Fired Up at the Tower, Ogilvie, MN.  FMI: [email protected]. 

Aug. 3, 2019:  Pork in the Park BBQ Cook-Off, Hackensack, MN.  FMI: 

Aug. 10, 2019:  The Wadena Lions Club Pig N Wing Challenge, Wadena, MN.  Contact:  Email: [email protected].  

Aug. 16-17, 2019:  Boomer Backyard BBQ Cookoff, Canton, MN.  

Aug. 17, 2019:  Angels Amongst Us, Le Suer, MN.  FMI:  

Aug. 16-17, 2019:  SMSU Smokefest, Marshall, MN.  FMI:  

Aug. 17, 2019:  One Way Festival Rockin Ribfest, Willmar, MN.  FMI:  

Aug 17, 2019:  Knights of Columbus #8571 Annual BBQ Cookoff and Car Show, Princeton, MN.  

Sept.7, 2019:  4thAnnual Pitmasters BBQ Contest, Annandale, MN. Contact:  Kyle, Phone:  320-980-1902. 

Sept. 21, 2019:  Get Busy Livin Music Festival and Rib Cookoff, Elk River, MN. Contact:  Chris Gardner, Email:  [email protected].  

Oct. 4-5, 2019:  Ottumwa Smoketoberfest, Ottumwa, IA.  FMI: 


For additional information, contact the Northeast Barbeque Society at 

July 20-21, 2019:  14thAnnual Brookline Tailgate & BBQ/Grilling Cook-Off, Brookline, NH.  Contact: Andy King, Andy King, Phone:  978-257-3125, Email:  [email protected].

July 22, 2019:  July NEBS Board of Directors Meeting, Online.  FMI:   

July 27-28, 2019:  Harpoon BBQ Festival, Windsor, CT.  FMI:

Aug. 3, 2019:  Krazy Days 2019, Middleborough, MA.  Contact: Doug Walo, Email:  [email protected].

Aug 9-11, 2019: 3rdAnnual Jodyfest, Gardner, MA. Contact:  Andy King, Phone:  978-257-3125, Email:  [email protected].   

Aug. 24, 2019: Kora Kare for Kids Ride-In & BBQ, Hiram, ME. FMI: 

Aug. 25, 2019: Otter River BBQ Cook-Off, Templeton, MA. Contact:  Andy King, Phone:  978-257-3125, Email:  [email protected].   

Aug. 26, 2019: August NEBS Board of Directors Meeting, Online.  FMI:

Sept. 30, 2019: September NEBS Board of Directors Meeting, Online.  FMI: 

Oct. 28, 2019:  October NEBS Board of Directors Meeting, Online.  FMI: 

Nov. 18, 2019:  November NEBS Board of Directors Meeting, Online.  FMI: 

Dec. 16, 2019:  December NEBS Board of Directors Meeting, Online.  FMI:  

For more information, visit the Pacific Northwest BBQ Association website at  

July 19-21, 2019:  Oregon Bacon Championships, Salem, OR.  

Aug. 10-11, 2019:  Oak Harbor Pig Fest, Oak Harbor, WA.  

Sept. 13-14, 2019:  Benton City Daze 2019, Benton City, WA.

For more information, visit the  Southern BBQ Network website at

Sept. 27-28, 2019:  Jamil BBQ Cook-Off, Columbia, SC.

Oct 4-5, 2019:  SBN Invitational, Moncks Corner, SC. 

Oct. 4-5, 2019:  Rollin Smoke BBQ, Easley, SC. 

Oct. 11-12, 2019:  Smoke on the Beach, Myrtle Beach, SC. 

Nov. 8-9, 2019:  Beer Bourbon & BBQ, Charleston, SC. 

For more information, visit the Steak Cookoff Association website at

July 19, 2019:  Chillin & Grillin in the Glades, Wise, VA. 

July 19, 2019:  BBQ’Loo & Blues Too, Waterloo, IA.

July 19-21, 2019:  Albert Lee Appliance BBQ Showdown, Seattle, WA. 

July 20, 2019:  5thAnnual Tripp Haggard Memorial Steak Cookoff at Siegi’s, Tulsa, OK. 

July 20, 2019:  Oregon Steak Championship, Salem, OR. 

July 20, 2019:  4thBlack Forest Smoke & Wine Festival, Bad Bellingen, Germany. 

July 21, 2019:  Kellyville Ponies Football Steak Cookoff at Heyburn Lake, Kellyville, OK. 

July 26, 2019:  Smoke in the Grove – Kennie’s Steak & Sausage Challenge, Spring Grove, PA. 

July 26, 2019:  Dodge City Days Steak Cookoff, Dodge City, KS. 

July 26, 2019:  Luxe Barbeque Company Steak Cookoff, Winnipeg, Canada. 

July 27, 2019:  Brisbane BBQ Festival, Herston, Australia. 

July 27, 2019:  Pawnee County Fair Steak Cookoff (Double Event), Larned, KS. 

July 27, 2019:  The Bar’s Backyard BBQ, Green Bay, WI. 

July 27, 2019:  Code 3 Spices Smokin’ on Main, Collinsville, IL. 

July 27, 2019:  Piggly Wiggly’s St. Jude 13thAnnual Steak Cookoff, Springhill, LA. 

July 27, 2019:  SCA KIDSPiggly Wiggly’s St. Jude 13thAnnual Steak Cookoff, Springhill, LA. 

Aug. 3, 2019:  Big Dan’s Grill on the Hill, Catawissa, PA. 

Aug. 3, 2019:  SCA KIDS – Big Dan’s Grill on the Hill, Catawissa, PA. 

Aug. 3, 2019:  Papo Joe Grilling Supplies Quad Steak Showdown Day #1 (Double), Azle, TX. 

Aug. 3, 2019:  Beast Feast Steak Cookoff, Mt. Pleasant, MI. 

Aug. 3, 2019:  The Meating, McPherson, KS. 

Aug. 3, 2019:  SCA KIDS – The Meating, McPherson, KS. 

Aug. 4, 2019:  Papo Joe Grilling Supplies Quad Steak Showdown Day #2 (Double), Azle, TX. 

Aug. 9, 2019:  Route 66 BBQ & Steak Cookoff, Springfield, MO. 

Aug. 9, 2019:  Up in Smoke Steak Cookoff, Mason City, IA. 

Aug. 10, 2019:  Rebel RunwaySteak Cookoff, Bonham, TX. 

Aug. 10, 2019:  Walton’s Steak Cookoff, Witchita, KS. 

Aug. 10, 2019:  Townsend Spice & SupplySteak Cook-off, Melbourne, AR. 

Aug. 11, 2019:  Beef & Bloodys Steak Cookoff presented by KC Grilling Company, Olathe, KS. 

Aug. 16, 2019:  Downtown Huntsville Steak Cookoff, Huntsville, AL. 

Aug. 17, 2019:  Cypress Trail Hideout Summer Sizzler, Cypress, TX. 

Aug. 17, 2019:  DCHS Dance Team FundraiserSteak Cookoff, Byhalia, MS. 

Aug. 17, 2019:  SmokinGhost BBQ Steak Throwdown, Washington, IL. 

Aug. 17, 2019:  Twine-a-Thon Steak Cookoff, Cawker City, KS.

Aug. 17, 2019:  The Texas Steak Tour Event 7, Springs, TX. 

Aug. 17, 2019:  Grill-Billies BBQ Steak Cookoff, Wendell, NC. 

Aug. 17, 2019:  SCA KIDS – Grill-Billies BBQ Steak Cookoff, Wendell, NC.

Aug. 17, 2019:  EUregio BBQ Festival, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

Aug. 23, 2019:  Meat Meet Horsham, Horsham, Australia. 

Aug. 23, 2019:  Big Island BBQ, Albert Lea, MN. 

Aug. 23, 2019:  SCA KIDS – Big Island BBQ, Albert Lea, MN. 

Aug. 23, 2019:  New Holland Summer Fest, New Holland, PA. 

Aug. 23, 2019:  Deaths Door BBQ Steak Cookoff, Washington Island, WA. 

Aug. 24, 2019:  Grill Your Steak Off, West Newton, PA. 

Aug. 24, 2019:  Kora Shine Kare for Kids Ride-In & BBQ Competition, Hiram, ME. 

Aug. 24, 2019:  Sunflower Festival SCA Competition, Colby, KS. 

Aug. 24, 2019:  Smokin’ on the Rez, Brandon, MS. 

Aug. 24, 2019:  3rdAnnual ½ Way to St. Pat’s BBQ Contest, Emmetsburg, IA. 

Aug. 30, 2019:  Blue Ridge BBQ & Blue Festival, West Jefferson, NC. 

Aug. 30, 2019:  Bedford Blue and BBQ Festival Steak Cookoff, Bedford, TX. 

Aug. 31, 2019:  Route 6 Ribfest Steak Cookoff, Coudersport, PA. 

Aug. 31, 2019:  3rdInternational Suydersee BBQ Contest, Zeewold, Netherlands. 

Sept. 1, 2019:  SCA Asia BBQ Jamboree in Kansai, Fukuchiyama City, Japan. 

Sept. 6, 2019:  Doc Holiday Festival Steak Cookoff, Griffin, GA. 

Sept. 6, 2019:  Smokin’ on the White Steak Cookoff, Batesville, AR.

Sept. 7, 2019:  VFW Steak Challenge, Rochester, MN. 

Sept. 7, 2019:   Winfield Steak Cookoff for Charity, Winfield, IL. 

Sept. 7, 2019:  Bomb City Steak Challenge, Amarillo, TX.

Sept. 7, 2019:  Grilling Up Greek, Houston, TX. 

Sept. 7, 2019:  Grillin in the Goat Pen, Millington, TN. 

Sept. 14, 2019:  Cork & Brew Steak Fest, Muenster, TX.

Sept. 14, 2019:  Back to School Steak Cookoff, Orange Park, FL.

Sept. 14, 2019:  Oklahoma Championship Steak Cookoff, Tulsa, OK. 

Sept. 20, 2019:  Murphysboro BBQ Cook-off, Murphysboro, IL. 

Sept. 21, 2019:  Alcorn County Fair Steak Cookoff, Corinth, MS. 

Sept. 21, 2019:  The Texas Steak Tour Event 8, Buda, TX. 

Sept. 21, 2019:  Maskat Shrine Double steak Cookoff (Double Event), Wichita Falls, TX. 

Sept. 21, 2019:  Roma Steak Festival Day #1, Ostia Roma Italy. 

Sept. 22, 2019:  The Texas Steak Tour Event 9, Buda, TX. 

Sept. 22, 2019:  Roma Steak Festival Day #2, Ostia Roma Italy.

Sept. 27, 2019:  Downtown Jonesboro Steak Cookoff, Jonesboro, AR. 

Sept. 28, 2019:  Lily Flagg Steak Cookoff, Huntsville, AL.

Sept. 28, 2019:  The Great Ruleville Grilling, Ruleville, MS. 

Oct. 5, 2019:  SCA World Championship, Fort Worth, TX. 

Oct. 6, 2019:  2020 SCA Kickoff Classic, Fort Worth, TX. 

Oct. 11, 2019:  Boo-B-Q, Tomball, TX. 

Oct. 12, 2019:  Colleyville Old Tyme Steak Cookoff, Colleyville, TX.  

Oct. 12, 2019:  SCA KIDS – Colleyville Old Tyme Steak Cookoff, Colleyville, TX.  

Oct. 12, 2019:  The Texas Steak Tour Event 10, Lockhart, TX. 

Oct. 12, 2019:  Brazos Valley Fair & Rodeo Steak Cookoff, Bryan, TX.  

Oct. 18, 2019:  Arlington BBQ Fallfest, Arlington, TN. 

Oct. 18, 2019:  Royal Oak Charcoal Sponsored Team Event, Roswell, GA.  

Oct. 18, 2019:  World Food Championships, Dallas, TX. 

Oct. 19, 2019:  9thAnnual Mid-South Great Steak Cookoff, West Memphis, AR.  

Oct. 19, 2019:  Good Ole Boys Steak Cookoff, White Hall, AR.  

Oct. 26, 2019:  Georgia Great Steak Cookoff, Hazlehurst, GA.  

Oct. 26, 2019:  SCA KIDS– Georgia Great Steak Cookoff, Hazlehurst, GA. 

Oct. 26, 2019:  East Valley Steak Cookoff, Chandler, AZ.  

Oct. 26, 2019:  MYCON Foundation Steak Cookoff, Fort Worth, TX.  

Oct. 26, 2019:  K-Ranch Steak Cookoff, Camden, Australia. 

Nov. 1, 2019:  Brew & Que on the Shrine Lake, Summerville, SC.  

Nov. 2, 2019:  Sizzlin’ For Seals Steak Cookoff, Baton Rogue, LA. 

Nov. 2, 2019:  The Chimney Cartel’s “The Steak Will Shine Showdown”, Yalaha, FL.  

Nov. 2, 2019:  Corums Building Center Steak Cookoff, Hartselle, AL. 

Nov. 2, 2019:  Ace Hardware North Texas Steak Cookoff, Dallas, TX.  

Nov. 9, 2019:  Appling Healthcare System Foundation Steak Cookoff, Baxley, GA. 

Nov. 9, 2019:  VFW Auxilary 7767 Steak Cookoff, Breckenridge, TX.  

Nov. 9, 2019:  Brews & Barbie Bash Steak Cookoff, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia.  

Nov. 16, 2019:  Down South Steak Grillfest, Semmes, AL.  

Nov. 16, 2019:  The Texas Steak Tour Event 11, Dripping Springs, TX.  

Nov. 16, 2019:  The BBQHQ California Steak Championship, Simi Valley, CA.  

Nov. 23, 2019:  Smokin’ Flamingo Steak Cookoff, Jacksonville, FL. 

Dec. 6, 2019:  Orange Blossom RevueSteak Cookoff, Lake Wales, FL.  

Dec. 7, 2019:  Winter Wonderland Steak Cookoff, Possum Hollow, TX.  

Dec. 8, 2019:  Flame & Coals BBQ Battle, Seaford, Victoria, Australia.  

Dec. 21, 2019:  The Texas Steak Tour Event 12, Lockhart, TX. 

For more information, visit the World Food Championship,

July 22, 2019:  Dominican Food Championships – Mayo Burger Tour (Burger), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.  

July 27, 2019:  Indy Burger Battle (Burger), Indianapolis, IN.  

July 27, 2019:  Bonanza Chili Cook-Off (Chili), Bonanza, OR.  

July 30, 2019:  Five Star Food Fight (Chef), Chattanooga, TN.  

Aug. 1, 2019:  Canadian BBQ Society (Barbecue).   

Aug. 3, 2019:  Campground BBQ Series – Smoke in the Woods Grilling Contest(Burger, Sandwich, Seafood, Steak), Galway, NY.  

Aug. 3, 2019:  KCBS: Campground BBQ Series – Smoke in the Woods, Galway, NY.  

Aug. 24, 2019:  UK Chili Cook-Off 2019(Chili), United Kingdom.  

Aug. 30, 2019:   Big Kahuna Champion and Tennessee State Champion (Recipe), Knoxville, TN.  

Aug. 30, 2019:  Big Kahuna Wing Festival – Exotic Flavor, Fire Sauce, Creative Spicy, Create Sweet Champion(Recipe), Knoxville, TN.  

Sept. 7, 2019:  KCBS Campground BBQ Series – Green Mountain BBQ Championship (Steak), Randolph, VT.  

Sept. 28, 2019:  Campground BBQ Series – Ocean State BBQ Championship (Sandwich, Seafood, Steak), Hope Valley, RI.  

Sept. 28, 2019:  KCBS: Campground BBQ Series – Ocean State BBQ Championship, Hope Valley, RI. 

Oct. 4, 2019:  North Carolina Seafood Festival(Seafood), Morehead City, NC.  

Oct. 16-20, 2019:  World Food Championship, Dallas, TX. 

Non-Sanctioned Events

Sept. 6-7, 2019:  Berlin Harvest Festival & BBQ Rib Cook-Off, Berlin, OH.  Contact:  Berlin Main Street Merchants, Phone:  330-893-2523, Email:  [email protected].  

BBQ Cooking Schools

July 27-28, 2019:  Sweet Smoke Q Competition BBQ School, Lakeland, FL.  FMI:

Aug. 9, 2019: BBQ 101 Chicken & Ribs, (Instructor Chris Marks), Indianapolis, IN. FMI: or

Aug. 10, 2019:  Que University BBQ Cooking School(Instructor Pete Warner), Marietta, GA.  Contact: Southern Thunder, Phone: 706-510-7045, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 10, 2019:  Tailgating Class, (Instructor Chris Marks), Indianapolis, IN.  FMI: or

Aug. 10, 2019:  Backyard Pitmaster Cooking Class with Sterling Smith, Winter Garden, FL. 

Aug. 10, 2019:  SoCal CBBQA 101 BBQ Class, Orange, CA.  FMI:

Aug. 23-25, 2019:  Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA.  Email:  [email protected]; Website:

Aug. 23-24, 2019:  Smokin’ Triggers Cooking Class, New Orleans, LA.  Contact:  Johnny Trigg, Phone: 817-999-8377, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 31, 2019:  NorCal CBBQA 101 BBQ Class, Livermore, CA.  FMI:

Sept. 7, 2019:  Backyard Pitmaster Cooking Class with Sterling Smith, Frisco, TX.

Sept. 14, 2019:  Que University BBQ Cooking School, Marietta, GA.

Sept. 21, 2019:  Backyard Pitmaster Cooking Class with Sterling Smith, Watertown, SD. 

Sept. 27-29, 2019:  Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA.  Email: [email protected]; Website:

Oct. 5, 2019:  SoCal CBBQA 102 BBQ Class, Orange, CA.  FMI:

Oct. 5, 2019:  Que University BBQ Cooking School, Marietta, GA.  FMI:

Oct. 11-13, 2019:  Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA.  Email:  [email protected], Website: 

Oct. 25, 2019:  BBQ 102 Butts & Briskets, Indianapolis, IN.  FMI:

Oct. 26, 2019:  Holiday Meat Class, Indianapolis, IN.  FMI:

Nov. 2, 2019:  Que University BBQ Cooking School, Marietta, GA.  FMI:

Nov. 2, 2019:  Charcoal & More Presents Holiday Meats Class, Sellersburg, IN.  FMI: 

BBQ Judging Schools

July 25, 2019:  International SCA Certified Judges Class, Winnipeg, Canada.  FMI: 

July 27, 2019:  International SCA Certified Judges Class, Herston, Australia.  FMI:

Aug. 3, 2019:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judge Class, Miami, Queensland, Australia.  FMI:

Aug. 3, 2019:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Mt. Pleasant, MI.  FMI:

Aug. 15, 2019:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Huntsville, AL.  FMI:

Aug. 16, 2019:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Wendell, NC.  FMI:

Aug. 23, 2019:  SCA Certified Judges Class, West Newton, PA.  FMI:

Aug. 24, 2019:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Hiram, ME.  FMI:

Aug. 24, 2019:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Jefferson, NC.  FMI:

Aug. 31, 2019:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Coudersport, PA.  FMI: 

Sept. 6, 2019:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Winchester, TN.  FMI: 

Sept. 8, 2019:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judge Class, Richmond, VA.  FMI:

Sept. 8, 2019:  KCBS Table Captain Class, Richmond, VA.  FMI: 

Sept. 12, 2019:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judge Class, Kansas City, KS. FMI:

Sept. 12, 2019:  KCBS Table Captain Class, Kansas City, KS.  FMI:

Sept. 13, 2019:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judge Class, Gleanarm Estate, Poland.  FMI:

Sept. 13, 2019:  KCBS Table Captain Class, Glenarm Estate, Poland.  FMI:

Sept. 26, 2019:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judge Class, Jonesboro, AR.  FMI:

Sept. 28, 2019:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judge Class, Roswell, GA. FMI:

Sept. 28, 2019:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Ruleville, MS.  FMI:

Oct. 25, 2019:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judge Class, Lynchburg, TN. FMI:

Nov. 1, 2019:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Hartselle, AL.  FMI: 

Nov. 16, 2019:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Simi Valley, CA.  FMI: 

Nov. 2, 2019:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judge Class, Lommel, Belgium. FMI:

Nov. 2, 2019:  KCBS Table Captain Class, Lommel, Belgium.  FMI:

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