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August 12-13, 2022: Grillin’ & Chillin’ (Intended Jack/ Royal qualifier), Bunkie, LA. Contact: Caroline Gromko, Phone: 318-295-4030, Email: [email protected]

Sept. 9-10, 2022:  16th Annual Smokin’ Oldies BBQ Cookoff, Port Allen, LA.  Contact:  Kathy Gautreau or Lois Webre, Phone:  225-939-6711.

Sept. 23-24, 2022:  Smokin’ on the Tracks, Independence, LA.  Contact:  Chris McKinney, Phone: 985-687-1336.

Oct. 7-8, 2022:  Battle at the Grounds, Mobile, AL.  Contact:  Rick Downs/Travis Patterson, Phone: 850-712-5751.

Oct. 28-29, 2022:  Toula ‘Que & Fall Fest, Ponchatoula, LA.  Contact:  Donald Lanier, Phone: 985-634-0731.

Nov. 4-5, 2022:  Diamondhead Festival & BBQ Competition, Diamondhead, MS.  Contact:  Michael Reso, Phone:  228-222-4626.

Nov. 18, 2022:  TBIPAC BBQ Throwndown, Marksville, LA.  Contact:  Spencer Galland, Phone:  318-500-0002.

Dec. 9-10, 2022:  Christmas on the Coast, Biloxi, MS. Contact:  Brandon Houston, Phone:  228-392-7717.

Jan. 13-14, 2023:  11th Annual Taste of Blanchard, Blanchard, LA. Contact:  Shannon Wall, Phone:  318-464-3359.

Feb. 3-4, 2023:  Tee Wayne Abshire BCA Championship, Marksville, LA.  Contact:  Andy Hollerman, Phone:  337-278-4632.

Mar. 17-18, 2023:  Operation Smoke Sheaux, Breaux Bridge, LA.  Contact:  John O’Reilly, Phone:  337-315-6066 or Blake Adams, Phone:  337-298-7459.

Apr. 21-22, 2023:  16th Bi-Annual Spring BBQ Throwdown, Marksville, LA.  Contact:  Specner Galland, Phone:  318-500-0002.

June 2-3, 2023: Sizzle in the Park (Intended Jack/ Royal qualifier), Glencoe, AL. COntact: Shanon Graham, Phone: 256-312-2091.

June 9-10, 2023: Grillin on Main (Intended Jack/ Royal qualifier), Minden, LA. Contact: Mahala Hutto, Phone: 318-371-4258.

June 23-24, 2023: 6th Annual Cooking on the Creek BBQ Battle, Biloxi, MS. Contact: Brandon Houston, Phone: 228-392-7717.

July 21-22, 2023: 12th Annual BBQ Bash, Mobile, AL. Contact: Josh Woods/ Travis Patterson, Phone: 850-712-5751.

 

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

Aug. 12-13, 2022:  Reata Round Up BBQ Contest,  San Clemente, CA.  Contact: Jim Palmer, Phone: 714-319-1782, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 13, 2022:  Bands, Brew, & BBQ Cookoff.  CANCELED

Aug. 19-20, 2022:  Sevier Sear Steak Cookoff (2 Doubles), (SCA), Richfield, UT.  Contact: Steak Cookoff Association, Website: steakcookoffs.com.

Aug. 19-21, 2022:  Backyard BBQ Battle: Griller vs Griller BBQ Music Fest, DuPont, WA.  Contact: Tom Riggs, Email:  t[email protected].

Aug. 20-21, 2022:  5th Annual Hudson’s Bay Heritage Days BBQ Cookoff, (KCBS), Fountain Valley, CA.  Contact: BBQ Music Fest Staff, Phone: 562-495-5959.

Aug. 27, 2022:  San Diego Steak Cookoff & Beer Festival, (SCA), San Diego, CA.  Contact:  Steak Cookoff Association, Website: steakcookoffs.com.

Aug. 27, 2022:  Hog August Bites – Rib & Chili Cookoff, Rio Vista, CA.  Contact: Hope Cohn, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 27, 2022:  Holy Smokes, (KCBS Competitor Series & ToY Pending), Walnut Creek, CA.  Contact: Steve Biggs, Phone:  (925) 202-9133.

Aug. 27, 2022:  All American Rib Cookoff 2022, Auburn, CA.  Contact: Jess Atkinson, Phone:  530-305-8885.

Sept. 2-4, 2022:  Snake River Farms BBQ Battle (Double), (KCBS), Boise, ID.  Contact: Annella Kelso, Phone: 208-338-2642, Email: [email protected].  CANCELED

Sept. 9-10, 2022:  Western Legends BBQ Contest, (KCBS), Kanab, UT.  Contact: Marybeth Kuntz, Phone: 314-750-3253, Email: [email protected].

Sept 10, 2022:  The BBQHQ Fall Classic Double, (SCA & ToY), Simi Valley, CA.   Contact: Kim Morrissey, Phone:  805-285-2618, Email:  [email protected].

Sept 10, 2022:  Hay Tone’s Hangout Rib Cook-Off, Elk Grove, CA.   Contact: Hay Tone’s Hangout, Phone:  916-684-2261, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 16-18, 2022:  BBQ On The Bay Day 1 & 2, (KCBS & ToY), San Diego, CA.  Contact: Robert Stouffer, Phone:  951-961-8870, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 17, 2022:  San Joaquin County Sheriff Foundation Mounted Patrol BBQ Cook-off, Clements, CA.  Contact: Lindsey Wildeman, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 17-18, 2022:  Rogue Caveman Barbecue, (KCBS & ToY), Grants Pass, OR.  Contact: Gale Shoemaker, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 23-24, 2022:  The Great Kearney BBQ Smoke-Out, (KCBS & ToY), Fresno, CA.  Contact:  Judy Zulfiqar, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 24, 2022:  BBQ Pit Stop Steak Championship Finale, (SCA), American Fort, UT. Contact:  Steak Cookoff Association, Website: steakcookoffs.com.

Sept. 24, 2022:  BBQ In The Glen, San Jose, CA. Contact: Robert Hernandez, Website: [email protected].

Sept. 24, 2022:  Solano Steak Cookoff, Dixon, CA. Contact: Tim Anderson, Phone: 707-474-8448.

Sept. 30 – Oct. 1, 2022:  Mazatzal Grill Masters BBQ Competition & Testicle Festival (KCBS & ToY Pending), Payson, AZ.  Contact: Arlie Bragg, Phone: 615-477-7447, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 1, 2022:  Silicon Valley Pig Jig 2022, San Jose, CA. Contact: Kara Jones, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 1, 2022:  Fall Fest BBQ Cook-Off, Antioch, CA. Contact: Michael Gabrielson, Phone: 925-648-7031, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 7-9, 2022:  BBQ, Brews & Bulls State Championship 2 Day, Hermiston, OR. Contact: Ben Lobenstein, Website: fireitupevents.com.

Oct. 7-8, 2022:  18th Annual Burnt Offering BBQ Contest, Riverside, CA. Contact: Jim Palmer, Phone:  714-319-1782, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 21-22, 2022:  Vegas Grillin In The Deser Pregame Steak Cookoff, Las Vegas, NV. Contact: Steve Roy, Phone:  702-682-4638, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 5, 2022:  4th Annual California Steak Championship (Double), (SCA), Simi Valley, CA.  Contact: Arvon Lunsford, The BBQHQ, Phone:  805-285-2618 or Steak Cookoff Association, Website: steakcookoffs.com.

Nov. 12, 2023: Clovis Grill Masters II, Clovis, CA. Contact: Jessie Cortez, Email: [email protected].

Jan. 14, 2023: Slab-O-Rama BBQ Challenge, KCBS TOY, Bullhead City, AZ. Contact: T’Shura Elias, Phone: 928-704-7267, Email: [email protected].

Feb. 25, 2023: Downtown Mesa BBQ Brews &  Blues Festival, KCBS Master Series & TOY, Mesa, AZ. Contact: Kate Hastings, Phone: 303-588-4555.

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

Aug. 5-6, 2022:  Deleon Peach & Melon Festival,  De Leon, TX.  Contact: Shaun Olsbery, Phone: 254-423-4219.

Sept. 9-10, 2022:  Jarrel American Legion #2, Contact:  Dave, Phone:  512-289-8473.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2022:  Elks Lodge Bob Miracle, Contact:  BJ, Phone:  254-613-0240.

Oct. 14-15, 2022:  Trooper Nipper Memorial, Contact: Lynn Milan, Phone:  214-725-1969.

Oct. 21-22, 2022:  Go Texan, Contact:  Lochie Hosch, Phone:  972-921-4081.

 

 

 

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

Sept. 9-10, 2022:  Jarrel American Legion #2, Contact:  Dave, Phone:  512-289-8473.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2022:  Elks Lodge Bob Miracle, Contact:  BJ, Phone:  254-613-0240.

Oct. 14-15, 2022:  Trooper Nipper Memorial, Contact: Lynn Milan, Phone:  214-725-1969.

Oct. 21-22, 2022:  Go Texan, Contact:  Lochie Hosch, Phone:  972-921-4081.

 

 

 

For more information, visit the Champions Barbecue Alliance website at www.cbabbq.com.

Aug. 12-13, 2022:  Annual Biggest Little Town in Texas BBQ Cook-Off, Garrison, TX.  Contact:  Keith Yarabrough, Phone:  936-244-5774, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 19-20, 2022:  Cowboy Heritage Days,  Pleasanton, TX.  Contact: Justin Menchaca, Phone: 830-480-4651.

Aug. 19-20, 2022:  Lost Lagoon Texas Chrome Hero’s Foundation, El Campo, TX.  Contact:  Dustin Standley, Phone:  281-924-6357, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 19-20, 2022: The Blue Collar Heros Cook Off, Hondo, TX. Contact: Brenda Waters, Phone: 210-273-0772.

Aug. 19-20, 2022: Grimes County True Blue Foundation 1st Annual BBQ Cook Off, Navasota, TX. Contact: Rita Marczewski, Phone: 936-348-8141.

Aug. 26-27, 2022:  Kids Kicking Cancer Fundraiser, Crosby, TX.  Contact:  Steven McCalley, Phone:  832-995-7522, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 2-3, 2022:  Permian Basin Fair BBQ Blowout,  Odessa, TX.  Contact: Paul Whitaker, Phone: 432-894-1006.

Sept. 2-3, 2022: Labor Day Sombrero Festival, Victoria, TX. Contact: Cornelia Valdez and BJ Madesdo, Phone: 361-218-8099.

Sept. 9-10, 2022:  Septemberfest, Cranfills Gap, TX.  Contact:  Brooks Reierson, Phone:  254-652-3161, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 9-10, 2022:  DJ Carlson Memorial Bust N Burn, Moore, TX.  Contact:  Misty Stricker, Phone:  830-200-1015, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 9-10, 2022:  Cowboy Cook- off, Tilden, TX.  Contact:  Lisa Franklin, Phone: 361-274-2002.

Sept. 16-17, 2022:  Denny’s Memorial, Needville, TX.  Contact:  James Burley.  Check back for additional contact information.

Sept. 16-17, 2022: Los Fresnos Cowboy Cook Off, Los Fresnos, TX. Contact: Larry Cantu, Phone: 956-371-0869.

Sept. 16-17, 2022: Wild West Festival & BBQ Cook Off, Springtown, TX. Contact: Mitchelle Martin, Phone: 817-932-3220.

Sept. 23-24, 2022:  El Campo Lost Lagoon 4th Annual Cook Off, El Campo, TX.  Contact: Barbie Crain, Phone: 979-275-1600.

Sept. 23-24, 2022:  BBQ 4 America, Conroe, TX. Contact:  Stephanie Gavin.  More Contact Information Coming Soon.

Sept. 23-24, 2022: Hill Country Shootout, Leander, TX. Contact: Norm Adams, Phone: 512-567-1672.

Sept. 23-24, 20222: Richard Reeves Memorial, Fort Stokton, TX. Contact: Jimmy Stephens, Phone: 432-290-0124.

Sept. 30 – Oct. 1, 2022:  Guadalupe Fair Association BBQ Cook Off, Senguin, TX. Contact: DIana Tomlin, Phone: 830-515-6679.

Sept. 30 – Oct. 1, 2022:  Association of the United States Army Central Texas Chapter Cook-Off, Killeen, TX.  Contact:  Austin Bitner, Phone:  817-909-8557, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 30 – Oct. 1, 2022:  Billy Leo Foundation, La Joya, TX.  Contact:  Lita Leo, Phone:  956-279-8451.

Oct. 8, 2022:  Boo-BQ BBQ’n for Boobies, Tomball, TX.  Contact:  Candie Baines, More contact information coming soon.

Oct. 7-8, 2022:  Fall on the Frio benefiting Gear Up for Game Wardens, Concan, TX.  Contact:  Cassandra Perry, Phone: 830-232-6625.

Oct. 7-8, 2022:  Battle on the Border, Elsa, TX.  Contact:  Dyland De Leon. More Contact Info Coming Soon.

Oct. 14-15, 2022:  Bishop Wildhorse Desert, Bishop, TX.  Contact:  Roddy Trevino, Phone: 361-459-9425.

Oct. 21-22, 2022:  MastersRoad Fall Free For All BBQ Cook-Off, Manvel, TX.  Contact:  Shelly Terry, Phone:  817-629-3792, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 21-22, 2022:  2022 Battlin’ BBQ Cook-Off, Ingleside, TX.  Contact:  Brian Yoder, Phone:  361-222-1650, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 21-22, 2022:  9th Annual Friends for Wishes, Brenham, TX.  Contact:  Tom Hanna, Phone: 832-577-2581.

Oct. 21-22, 2022:  Burnout Caner, Weatherford, TX.  Contact:  Chris Rodriguez, Phone: 706-622-1253.

Oct. 28-29, 2022:  Pit Kings Laredo 2022, Laredo, TX.  Contact:  Felix Nunez, Phone: 956-319-5679.

Nov. 4-5, 2022:  Aransas Pass Smoking On The Coast, Aransas Pass, TX. Contact:  Kelly Donnall, Phone: 757-899-0270.

Nov. 4-5, 2022:  Ribs and Rods, Kempner, TX.  Contact:  Mike Olson.  More Contact Info Coming Soon.

Nov. 12, 2022:  World Food Championships, Dallas, TX.

Nov. 12, 2022:  Camp Hope, Hempstead, TX.  Contact:  Rick Stephanow, Phone:  713-705-3629.

Nov. 12, 2022:  Harlingen’s Bravest Cook Off, Harlingen, TX. Contact: Gary Tipton, Phone: 956-778-9442.

Nov. 12, 2022:  Cooking 4 Courage, Magnolia, TX.  Phone:  713-423-4327.

Nov. 19, 2022:  Smokin’ on the Belle @ the Spunky Monkey, Pierre Part, LA.  Contact:  Mandy Bailey, Phone:  936-689-6132, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 19, 2022:  BBQ Showdown at Traders Village, San Antonio, TX.  Contact:  Thomas, Phone:  210-422-1178, Email: [email protected].

Nov. 19, 2022: Texas Citus Festival, Mission, TX. Contact: Lisa Rivera, Phone 956-585-9724.

Dec. 3, 2022: Chupacabra Throwdown, Hondo TX. Contact Info Coming Soon.

Dec. 3, 2022:  Jason Pelton Memorial, Willis, TX.  Contact:  Sherri.  More Contact Info Coming Soon.

Dec. 3, 2022:  South Texas Smoke Fest, Edinburg, TX. Contact: Lupe, Phone: 956-207-5836.

Dec. 9, 2022:  Briscoe Ranch Cook-Off at the Crossroads, Uvalde, TX.  Contact:  Wade Carpenter.  More Contact Info Coming Soon.

Jan. 14, 2022: Champions of BBQ, Eagle Pass, TX. Contact Info Coming Soon.

Jan. 21, 2023:  Knights of Columbus 2490 Cook-Off, El Campo, TX.   Contact:  Justin Soza, Phone: 832-303-1485, Email: [email protected].

Feb. 11, 2023:  Smoking On the Rio, El Campo, TX.

Mar. 4, 2023:  TTHA Bucks and BBQ Cook Off, San Antonio, TX. Contact: Brenda Waters, Phone: 210-367-9769.

Mar. 25, 2023:  Alvin Music Festival, Alvin, TX. Contact: Terry Droege.

Mar. 25, 2023:  Springfest, Beeville, TX. Contact: Marias Serrata, Phone: 361-318-8007.

Mar. 25, 2023:  Texas Station Spring Fest BBQ Cook Off, Gatesville, TX. Contact: Kaylie Mendez, Phone: 254-223-3101.

 

 

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

Sept. 16-17, 2022:  Que for A Cure, Riverview, FL.  Contact:  Roni-Kay Lopez, Phone:  813-477-1340, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 23-24, 2022:  Smokin’ in the Pines BBQ Festival, Perry, FL.  Contact:  Dawn Perez, Phone:  850-584-5366,  Email: [email protected].

Oct. 14-15, 2022:  BBQ from the Hart, Bell, FL.  Contact:  Donna Creamer, Phone:  352-210-1827, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 21-22, 2022:  Rock ‘N’ Brews BBQ Festival, Lake Wales, FL.  Contact:  Kevin DeNell, Phone:  954-465-3804, Email: [email protected].

Nov. 11-12, 2022:  Big Belly BBQ Battle, Davenport, FL.  Contact:  Angela Iversen, Phone:  407-697-4077, Email: [email protected].

Nov. 18-19, 2022:  South Daytona’s BBQ and Blues Festival, Daytona, FL.  Contact:  Amy Zengotita, Phone:  386-322-3070, Email: [email protected].

Jan. 6-7, 2023:  Jimmy Jam BBQ Slam & Car Show- Pro/BY, Apalachicola, FL.  Contact:  John Solomon, Email: [email protected].

Jan. 20-21, 2023:  Butts & Clucks On The Bay – Apalachicola- Pro, Apalachicola, FL.  Contact:  John Solomon, Email: [email protected].

Feb. 3-4, 2023:  Smoke on the Water – Winter Haven -Pro, Winter Haven, FL.  Contact:  Russell Short, Phone:  863-227-2660, Email: [email protected].

Feb. 17-18, 2023:  Ribs on the Ridge – Pro/BY, St. Augustine, FL.  Contact:  Ed Shemanski, Phone:  407-242-3425.

Mar. 3-4, 2023:  Pigz in Z’Hills BBQ & Blues, Zephyrhills, FL.  Contact:  Melonie Monson, Phone: 813-782-1913.

Mar. 10-11, 2023:  Pig-a-Palooza, Mulberry, FL.  Contact:  Bonnie Titus, Phone:  863-712-0625.

Mar. 31 – Apr. 1, 2023:  2022 Sebring 12 Hours of BBQ, Seabring, FL.  Contact: J.C. Shoop, Phone: 863-214-8089.

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

Aug. 19-20, 2022:  Sylvester Swine Festival, Sylvester, GA.  Contact:  Karen Singletary, Phone:  229-773-7716, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 26-27, 2022:  Bikes, Babes, & BBQ, Cartersville, GA.  Contact:  Lauren Hether, Phone:  678-721-0203, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 9-10, 2022:  Doc Holliday BBQ Championship, Griffin, GA.  Contact:  Will Doss, Phone:  770-228-4699, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 14-15, 2022:  Firehouse BBQ Festival, Donalsonville, GA.  Contact:  Virginia Harrison, Phone:  229-400-3772, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 28-29, 2022:  Red, White, & Blue BBQ (American Legion Post 45) – Double Points, Canton, GA.  Contact:  Jim Lindenmayer, Phone:  678-983-7590, Email: [email protected].

Mar. 4-5, 2023: Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival 2023, Tifton, GA. Contact: Tyrone Spearman, Phone: 229-392-3576 mobile or Angela Elder Phone: 229-848-9899, Email: [email protected]

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

Aug. 12-13, 2022:  IBCA Annual Membership Meeting, Kerrville, TX.  Phone:  512-806-3287, Email:  [email protected].

Aug. 19-20, 2022:  Silsbee Little League 2nd Annual Grand Slab BBQ Cook Off, Silsbee, TX.  Contact: Derrekk Ferguson, Phone:  409-622-0091, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 2-3, 2022:  10th Annual BBQ on the Banks of the Guadalupe, New Braunfels, TX.  Contact: Daniel Campos, Phone:  956-605-1622, Email:  c[email protected].

Sept. 2-3, 2022:  IBCA Showdown, Hutto, TX.  Contact info coming soon.

Sept. 9-10, 2022:  Danny Dietz Memorial Classic Cook Off, Todd Mission, TX.  Contact: Jennifer Sewell, Phone:  832-887-1045, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 9-10, 2022:  East Montgomery Couinty Fair Assn BBQ Cookoff, New Caney, TX.  Contact: David Rogers, Phone: 713-822-4060, Email: [email protected]

Sept. 9-10, 2023:  KCCC Cowboy Bar B Q Cookoff, Comfort, TX.  Contact:  Russell Short, Phone:  863-227-2660, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 9-10, 2023:  VFW Post 8905 Semi Annual BBQ, Cypress, TX.  Contact: Randylee Rice, Phone:  352-422-4493, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 16-17, 2022:  Permian Basin O & G BBQ Blow Out, Hobbs, NM.  Contact: Monty Ragsdale, Phone:  575-390-3803, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 16-17, 2022:  Schreiner 2022 September Cookoff (TexFest), Kerrville, TX.  Contact: Charles Hueber, Phone: 936-371-9263, Email: [email protected]

Sept. 16-17, 2022:  Wild West Festival & BBQ Cook Off, Springtown, TX.  Contact: Mitchell Martin, Phone:  817-932-3220, Email:  [email protected] or [email protected].

Sept. 23-24, 2022:  Briscoe County Cookoff, Silverton, TX.  Contact: Wylie Bomar, Phone: 806-777-1664, Email: [email protected]

Sept. 23-24, 2022:  Canadian River Beach Club Calf Fry & BBQ Cook Off, Canadian, TX.  Contact: Ben Riverman, Phone: 806-680-6758, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 23-24, 2022:  Texas Rice Festival, Winnie, TX.  Contact: Sissy Leger, Phone: 409-296-4404, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 30- Oct. 1, 2022:  9th Annual Skidmore VFD Cook Off, Skidmore, TX.  Contact: Sara Trevino, Phone: 361-255-8718, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 30- Oct. 1, 2022:  Anderson Fire Department 2nd Annual Cook Off, Anderson, TX.  Contact: Samantha Kimich, Phone: 936-870-6438, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 30- Oct. 1, 2022:  Big Red’s BBQ Classic, Beaumont, TX.  Contact: Derek Schramm, Phone: 409-880-7168, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 30- Oct. 1, 2022:  Piney Woods Classic Cook Off, Porter, TX.  Contact: Laurie Wiley, Phone: 713-247-9591, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 7-8, 2022:  21st Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Chili & Bar B Que Cook Off, Midland, TX.  Contact: Toby Walker, Phone: 432-312-5944, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 7-8, 2022:  Brazoria County Fair Cook Off, Midland, TX.  Contact: T.J. McVoy, Phone: 979-418-1190, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 7-8, 2022:  Midway VFD “Texas State Championship” 16th Annual BBQ Cook Off, Midway, TX.  Contact: Sherry Ferguson, Phone: 936-348-8279, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 14, 2022:  Brazos Valley Fair Scholarship BBQ Cook Off, Bryan, TX.  Contact: Fiona Meyer, Phone: 979-821-1450, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 14-15, 2022:  Opportunities BBQ For Hope, Amarillo, TX. Contact: Jermey Bradford, Phone: 806-654-3271, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 14-15, 2022:  Texas Outdoor Writers Assn Columbus Stampede, Columbus, TX. Contact: Michael Bennett, Phone: 817-201-3265, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 14-16, 2022:  TYOC’s BBQ Cookoff & Yellow Out Day Celebration, Pearland, TX.  Contact: Reaghan Velasquez, Phone: 281-945-7500, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 21-22, 2022:  ‘MK Charity Cook Off, Post, TX. Contact: Kyran Elliot, Phone: 806-939-9810, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 21-22, 2022:  3rd Annual Valeria Jasso Memorial BBQ Cookoff, Diboll, TX. Contact: Ramiro Jasso, Phone: 936-676-1135, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 21-22, 2022:  6th Annual Castroville’s Porkin in the Park, Castroville, TX. Contact: Julie Solis, Phone: 210-844-5890, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 21-22, 2022:  Flatonia Czhilispiel BBQ Cook-off, Flatonia, TX. Contact: Beverly Ponder, Phone: 361-865-3920, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 21-22, 2022:  Flower Mound Smoke Fest, Flower Mound, TX. Contact: Bryan C Webb, Phone: 972-816-5661, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 21-22, 2022:  Galveston County Fall Fest BBQ Cook Off, League City, TX. Contact: Jason Long, Phone: 281-905-7616, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 28-29, 2022:  Country 777’s Halloween Cook Off, San Antonio, TX.  Contact: Sherry Gembler, Phone: 210-552-0891, Email: country777’[email protected].

Oct. 28-29, 2022:  Diamonds & Dollars 2022, Hempstead, TX. Contact: Cindy Niles, Phone: 832-334-3986, Email: [email protected].

Nov. 4-5, 2022:  2nd Annual Grillz & Wheelz BBQ Cook Off, Eagle Pass, TX. Contact: Tony Camarillo, Phone: 830-968-3591, Email: [email protected].

Nov. 4-5, 2022:  City of Crowell Wildhog Cook Off, Crowell, TX. Contact: Tonya Hopper, Phone: 940-684-1722, Email: [email protected].

Nov. 4-5, 2022:  Smoke & Sounds BBQ Cook Off, Cedar Park, TX. Contact: Tim Keaney, Phone: 512-948-6464, Email: [email protected].

Nov. 11-12, 2022:  Texas Paralyzed Veterans Annual BBQ Cook Off, Houston, TX. Contact: Amanda Saunders, Phone: 832-814-5126, Email: [email protected].

Nov. 11-12, 2022:  The Great Bandera BBQ Cook Off in The Hills, Bandera, TX. Contact: Robert Pearson, Phone: 713-416-1664, Email: [email protected].

Nov. 25-26, 2022:  Alzafar Shriners BBQ Cook Off, San Antonio, TX. Contact: Rick Rayes, Phone: 210-844-3312.

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

Aug. 12-13, 2022:  Smokin’ Trackside BBQ Bash, Winston, MO. Contact: Kyle Johnson, Phone: 816-365-7593, Email: [email protected]
Aug. 12-13, 2022:  Reata Round Up BBQ Contest, San Juan Capistrano, CA. Contact: James Palmer, Phone: 714-319-1782, Email: [email protected].
Aug. 12-13, 2022:  Black Mountain BBQ Festival, Black Mountain, NC. Contact: Frank Bloom, Phone: 828-669-0190, Email: [email protected] CANCELED
Aug. 13-14, 2022:  Atlantic Canada Championship BBQ Festival, Nova Scotia, CA. Contact: Phillippe Gaudet, Phone: 902-778-0758, Email: [email protected].
Aug. 13-14, 2022:  Bigfeast Challenge, Uusikaupunki, FI. Contact: Sami Jalonen, Phone: +358 45-1379338, Email: [email protected].
Aug. 19-20, 2022:  Pepsi Wyoming State BBQ Championships & Bluegrass Festival, Worland, WY. Contact: Dave Paxton, Phone: 307-431-2755, Email: [email protected].
Aug. 19-20, 2022:  Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues Festival, Madison, IN. Contact: Erin Kindle or Tiffani Polling, Phone: 812-265-2956, Email: [email protected] or [email protected].
Aug. 19-20, 2022:  Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival, Kennesaw, GA. Contact: Brittani Farmer, Phone: 770-422-9714, Email: [email protected].
Aug. 19-20, 2022:  BBQ & Fly-In on the River, Excelsior Springs, MO. Contact: Lyndsey Baxter, Phone: 816-719-9912, Email: [email protected].
Aug. 19-20, 2022:  Raider Red Meat BBQ & Ribeye Championships, Lubbock, TX. Contact: Paige Perryman, Phone: 806-742-2804, Email: [email protected].
Aug. 19-20, 2022:  5th Annual Hudson’s Bay Heritage Days BBQ Cookoff, DuPont, WA. Contact: Tom Riggs, Phone: 253-720-4557, Email: [email protected].
Aug. 26-27, 2022:  East Central State BBQ Cook-Off-Paola Roots Festival, Paola, KS. Contact: Jon Smail, Phone: 913-731-7995, Email: [email protected].
Aug. 26-27, 2022:  10th Annual Deaths Door Barbeque, Washington Island, WI. Contact: Richard Jepsen, Phone: 920-847-2784, Email: [email protected].
Aug. 26-27, 2022:  Hill City Wine, Brew, & BBQ Fest, Hill City, SD. Contact: Emily Wheeler, Phone: 605-390-6137, Email: [email protected].
Aug. 26-27, 2022:  Smoke on the Bricks, Baldwin City, KS. Contact: Matt McClure, Phone: 785-594-3670, Email: [email protected].
Aug. 26-27, 2022:  Montana Pitmaster Classic, Bozeman, MT. Contact: Tory Heusel, Phone: 406-539-9133, Email: [email protected].
Aug. 26-27, 2022:  New Holland Summer Fest, New Holland, PA. Contact: Tom Perelka, Phone: 717-390-9098, Email: [email protected].
Aug. 26-27, 2022:  Roast N Boast – Rib Roast, Columbus, MS. Contact: Amber Henson, Phone: 662-645-8291, Email: [email protected].
Aug. 27-28, 2022:  Nevada Chamber Low and Slow Barbecue Cook Off, Nevada, MO. Contact: Sheree Gayman, Phone: 417-667-5300, Email: [email protected].
Aug. 27-28, 2022:  BBQ Boot Camp 101 & 102, Indianapolis, IN. Contact: Scott Regal, Phone: 317-982-6770, WEbsite: www.bbqindy.com.
Aug. 27-28, 2022:  Holy Smokes, Walnut Creek, CA. Contact: Steve Biggs, Phone: 925-202-9133, Email: [email protected].
Aug. 27-28, 2022:  Didsbury Lions BBQ, Didsbury, AI. Contact: Barry Kreiser, Phone: 403-836-7533, Email: [email protected].
Aug. 27-28, 2022:  Kora Shriner’s BBQ Competition, Hiram, ME. Contact: Brent Tanguay, Phone: 860-874-7916, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 2-4, 2022:  Caput Mundi BBQ Competition MMXXII (Day 1 & 2), Rome, IT. Contact: Marco Lattanzi, Phone: 0039 3280554838, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 2-4, 2022:  I Love Barbecue & Music Festival, Lake Placid, NY. Contact: Dmitry Feld, Phone: 518-637-1593, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 2-3, 2022:  Smokin’ in the Bogs, Warrens, WI. Contact: Kinda Oberbeck, Phone: 608-343-4013, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 2-3, 2022:  Mozingo Lake BBQ, Maryville, MO. Contact: Aaron Auten, Phone: 660-562-7873, Email: [email protected]. CANCELED
Sept. 3-4, 2022:  Septemberfest BBQ & Rib Eye Steak Cookoff Challenge, Omaha, NE. Contact: Linda Morin, Phone: 402-278-2951, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 3-4, 2022:  Bedford BBQ Contest, Bedford, TX. CANCELED
Sept. 3-4, 2022:  Barbeque on the Bow, Calgary, AB. Contact: Colby Sweeny, Phone: 403-807-3119, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 8-10, 2022:  Whistlestop Festival & Rocket City BBQ, Huntsville, AL. Contact: Mal McCleary, Phone: 256-564-8116, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 9-10, 2022:  18th Annual Recovery Fest and 12th Annual KCBS BBQ Cookoff, Hanover, VA. Contact: Honesty Liller, Phone: 804-564-0132, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 9-10, 2022:  Smokin on the White, Batesville, AR. Contact: Donna Turner, Phone: 870-613-1564, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 9-10, 2022:  International Goat Days Championship BBQ Contest, Millington, TN. Contact: Phillip, Phone: 731499-1489, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 9-10, 2022:  Ribs, Rods & Rock N Roll, Vermillion, SD. Contact: Todd Nelson, Phone: 605-670-1958, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 9-10, 2022:  Western Legends BBQ Contest, Kanab, UT. Contact: Marybeth Kuntz, Phone: 314-750-3253, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 9-10, 2022:  Bands & BBQ at the Point, Carrollton, KY. Contact: Misty Wheeler, Phone: 502-732-7036, Email:
Sept. 9-10, 2022:  Puckaway Pigfest, Montello, WI. Contact: Jessica Malsack, Phone: (920) 295-3000, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 9-10, 2022:  Smoke on the Ohio, Mt. Vernon, IN. Contact: Jason Henderson, Phone: 812-454-7262, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 9-10, 2022:  6th Annual Smoke on the Trails, Gardner, KS. Contact: Jordyn Lester, Phone: 913-605-4050, Email:
Sept. 9-11, 2022:  Chidlow BBQ Festival, Chidlow. Contact: Fran Berry, Phone: +61 0417530500, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 9-10, 2022:  Annual Crawford County Fair BBQ Contest, Mulberry, AR. Contact: Mike Smith, Phone: 479-651-2469, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 10-11, 2022:  Bands, Brews and BBQ, Manassas, VA. Contact: Melissa Williams, Phone: 703-361-6599, Email:
Sept. 10-11, 2022:  Farm Meat “De Vaartse Hoeve” BBQ Contest, Dongen. Contact: Astrid Lodewijks, Phone: +31-6-15058484, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 10-11, 2022:  Smoke ‘N the Valley, Moose Jaw, SK. Contact: Shane Folk, Phone: 306-552-8450, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 10-11, 2022:  Jack 9 Memorial, West Grey, SK. Contact: David Hunnam, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 16-17, 2022:  BBQ on the Bay Day 1 & 2, San Diego, CA. Contact: Robert Stouffer, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 16-17, 2022:  Tri City BBQ Fest, Denison, IA. Contact: Shani Bonner, Phone: 712-263-6622, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 16-17, 2022:  34th Annual Jesse James Barbecue Cook Out, Kearney, MO. Contact: Larry Pratt, Phone: 816-935-9644, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 16-17, 2022:  Cherokee Strip BBQ & Chili Cook-Off, Ponca City, OK. Contact: Nancy Brown, Phone: 580-761-9158, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 16-17, 2022:  Smokin’ For Garrett, Mt. Carmel, IL. Contact: Tina Howton, Phone: 812-629-0806, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 16-17, 2022:  Reuniting After War (R.A.W.) BBQ Competition, Bowling Green, KY. Contact: Derrick Huff, Phone: 270-793-4402, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 16-17, 2022:  Smoketember Fest, Baxley, GA. Contact: Derek Johnson, Phone: 912-253-7528, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 16-17, 2022:  Green Mountain BBQ Championship Day 1 & 2, Braintree, VT. Contact: Jeremy Garrett, Phone: 802-244-8994, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 16-17, 2022:  QUEing At The Barns, Rolla, MO. Contact: Frank Cox, Phone: 573-578-6180, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 17-18, 2022:  Rogue Caveman Barbecue, Grant Pass, OR. Contact: Gale Shoemaker, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 17-18, 2022:  Bells BBQ Bash, Wisconsin Dells, WI. CANCELED
Sept. 17-18, 2022:  FO.G & Smoke, Spilamberto, MO. Contact: Micheli Simone, Phone: +39 338 9185658, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 23-24, 2022:  Downtown Jonesboro BarBQ Festival, Jonesboro, AR. Contact: Paul Carter, Phone: 870-219-9227, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 23-24, 2022:  Pitmaster’s BBQ Challenge, Connelly Springs, NC. Contact: Jessica Bargsley, Phone: 818-874-0333, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 23-24, 2022:  The Great Kearney BBQ Smoke-Out, Fresno, CA. Contact: Judy Zulfiqar, Phone: 951-434-4630, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 23-24, 2022:  Shawnee Great Grillers State Championship, Shawnee, KS. Contact: Sean Keenan, Phone: 913-742-6404, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 23-24, 2022:  TN River BBQ Battle, Saltillo, TN. Contact: Mary Beth Hopper, Phone: 731-616-7474, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 23-24, 2022:  Americamps BBQ Throwdown, Ashland, VA. Contact: Mary Jones, Phone: 804-467-3558, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 23-24, 2022:  Murphysboro BBQ Cook-off/ Praise The Lard, Murphysboro, IL. Contact: Laurie Neef, Phone: 618-684-8902, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 29 – Oct. 2, 2022:  American Royal World Series of Barbecue, Kansas City, KS. Contact: Kayci Vincent, Phone: 816-221-9800, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 30 – Oct. 1, 2022:  Vista BBQ Competition, Altavista, VA. Contact: George Sandridge, Phone: 434-369-5001 x111, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 30 – Oct. 1, 2022:  2022 Mazatzal Grill Masters BBQ Competition & Testicle Festival, Payson, AZ. Contact: Arlie Bragg, Phone: 615-477-7447, Email: [email protected].
Sept. 30 – Oct. 1, 2022:  Squealin On The Square, Laurens, SC. Contact: Brad Abercrombie, Phone: 864-984-2119, Email: [email protected].
Oct. 1-2, 2022:  Nor’Easter BBQ Showdown, Southwick, MA. Contact: Jeremy Garrett, Phone: 802-244-8994, Email: [email protected].

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

Aug. 18-20, 2022:  8750′ BBQ & Music Festival, Red River, NM. Contact: David Tondre, Phone: 210-363-7339, Email: [email protected]

Aug. 19-20, 2022:  Busted in Naylor County BBQ Cook-Off, Red Seymour, TX. Contact: Jon Hrncirik, Phone: 940-256-0743, Email: [email protected]

Sept. 2-3, 2022:  Fayette County Fair, La Grange, TX.

Sept. 3, 2022:  Kendall County Fair Rockin BBQ Cook-Off, Boerne, TX. Contact: Ashlee Boerner, Phone: 210-616-1875, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 9-10, 2022:  Big T Memorial, Fairfield, TX.

Sept. 9-10, 2022:  Washington County Fairgrounds, Brenham, TX. Contact: Phone: 979-836-4112.

Sept. 9-10, 2022:  Columbus, TX.

Sept. 16-17, 2022:  Apache Pass, Rockdale, TX.

Sept. 23-24, 2022:  41st Annual Barnie McBee Cook-off, Comanche, TX. Contact: Phone: 325-356-3233.

Oct. 7-8, 2022:  State Championship Barbecue Cook Off, Kemah, TX. Contact: Jim Ott Phone: 713-829-2199, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 7-8, 2022:  Border Pit Battle, Del Rio, TX.

Oct. 14-15, 2022:  Vernon, TX.

Oct. 21-22, 2022:  Rae Estes BBQ Cook Off, St. Augustine, TX.

Oct. 21-22, 2022:  Hobbs, NM.

Oct. 28-29, 2022:  Wichita Falls, TX.

Oct. 28-29, 2022:  Rising Star, TX.

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

Sept. 22-24, 2022:  Praise the Lard, Murphysboro, IL.  Contact:  Laurie Neef, Phone:  618-684-8902, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 23-24, 2022:  The Great Ruleville Roast, Ruleville, MS.  Contact:  Elise Jenkins, Phone:  662-719-1675, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 30 – Oct. 1, 2022:  Bartlett BBQ Fest, Ellendale, TN.  Contact:  David Parsons, Phone:  901-859-3381, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 30 – Oct. 1, 2022:  Delta State Alumni Association Pig Pickin’, Cleveland, MS.  Contact: Amanda Robinson, Phone: 662-846-4660 Email: [email protected].

October 7-8, 2022:  MS Delta State BBQ Championship/Cleveland Octoberfest, Cleveland, MS.  Contact:  Elise Jenkins, Phone:  662-719-1675, Email:  [email protected].

October 7-8, 2022:  Hog Wild in Haywood, Brownsville, TN.  Contact:  Britney Beaver, Phone:  901-849-4701, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 14-15, 2022:  Arlington BBQ Fallfest, Arlington, TN.  Check back for additonal information

Oct. 21-22, 2022:  Bolivar BBQ Blowout, Bolivar, TN.  Contact:  Suzanne Rhea, Phone:  731-609-1568, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 28-29, 2022:  When Pigs Fly in Grenada, Grenada, MS.  Contact:  Debra Bailey, Phone:  Day: 662-699-0498, Night: 917-853-3598, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 4-5, 2022:  Big Pig Jig, Vienna, GA. Contact: Rhonda Lamb Heath,  Phone: 229-332-1596, Email: [email protected].

Nov. 11-13, 2022:  Biloxi Bay and BBQ Festival, Biloxi, MS.  Contact: Marty McGrath, Phone:  228-219-5828, Email: [email protected].

 

 

 

For more information, visit the Mid-Atlantic Barbecue Association website at www.mabbqa.com 

Aug. 27, 2022:  Grill Your Ace Off Double Steak Cookoff, West Newton, PA. Contact: Keith Todd, Phone: 724-953-8506, Email:  [email protected]

Oct. 7, 2022:  Keystone Classic Steak Cookoff, Harrisburg, PA.

Oct. 15, 2022:  Steak & Bake Checkered Flag Double Cookoff, Charlotte, NC.

Oct. 21-23, 2022:  Red White & Que, Jackson, NJ.

 

 

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

Aug. 20, 2022:  Boomer Backyard BBQ Cookoff (Backyard), Canton, MN.

Sept. 10, 2022:  Annandale Youth First BBQ Competition, Annandale, MN.

Sept. 16-17, 2022:  Livin Music Festival 2022, Elk River, MN.

Sept. 22, 2022:  Ribs for the Ribbon, Big Lake, MN.

Oct. 2, 2022:  Grill Your ACE, Prior Lake, MN.

Oct. 14, 2022:  Bring’n Home the Bacon II – Double, West Salem, WI.

 

For More Information, visit the National Barbecue & Grilling Association at  www.NBBQA.org.

Available Now Online Educational Sessions!  Sessions include (1) Certified Angus Beef (CAB) Fabricates Side of Beef, (2)Legacy Productions – Where Do I Start? A Tech, AV & Live Stream Best Practices, (3)Uber Eats – All Things Delivered, (4)Prairie Fresh – All Things Pork.  No cost to NBBQA Members and $19.99 per session for Non-Members (https://www.nbbqa.org/products) or join NBBQA for as low as $99.00.

Sept.  28 – Oct. 2, 2022:  American Royal, Wyandotte County, KS. Email: [email protected]. Make sure to stop by the NBBQA Tent!

Oct. 1 – Dec. 1, 2022:  NBBQA Awards of Excellence Entry Window. Entry forms will be available by Sept. 15, 2022.  

Dec. 10, 2022:  NBBQA Awards of Excellence Judging at Sweet Swine O’Mine Distributing, Byhalia, MS. Entry Forms and Information Coming Soon!

2023 National NBBQA Annual Conference Dates and Location to be Announced Soon!

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

Aug. 15, 2022: NEBS Board of Directors Monthly Meeting.

Aug. 26-27, 2022: New Holland Summer Fest.

Aug. 27-28, 2022: Kora Kares for Kids Ride In and BBQ Competition.

Sept. 2-4, 2022: I Love Barbecue & Music Festival, NY.

Sept. 3-4, 2022: Route 6 Ribfest, PA. Email: [email protected].

Sept. 11, 2022: 2022 Otter River BBQ Cook-Off, Templeton, MA. Contact: Andy King, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 16-18, 2022: Tivoli Farm BBQ Classic, PA. Contact: iDS, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 16-18, 2022: Campground BBQ, VT.

Sept. 28- Oct. 2, 2022: American Royal Invitational, Wyandotte County, KS. Email: [email protected].

Oct. 1-2, 2022: KCBS Contest, MA. 

Oct. 14-15, 2022: Jack Daniels Invitational.

For More Information, Contact Outlaw BBQ Association at outlawbbq.org.

Aug. 26-27, 2022:  VFW Post 6974 Stars and Strips, Burnett, TX. Contact: Jerry Holt, Phone: 512-568-8869 or Chuck, Phone: 512-925-7047.

Sept. 9-10, 2022:  Alvord Watermelon Festival & Cook Off, Alvord, TX. Contact: Bennie Koger, Phone:  940-577-7784.

Sept. 9-10, 2022:  Ennis Chamber of Commerce- Patriot Day BBQ BASH, Ennis, TX. Contact: Geoffery Williams, Phone:  9972-878-2525.

Sept. 16-17, 2022:  Whitney C of C, Whitney, TX. Contact: Janice Sanders, Phone:  254-694-2540.

Sept. 16-17, 2022:  Hella Shrine BBQ Extravaganza, Garland, TX. Contact: Allen Warren, Phone:  214-801-1419.

Sept. 23-24, 2022:  Benbrook Chamber of Commerce BBQ Competition, Benbrook, TX. Contact: Terri Davis, Phone: 817-249-4451, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 23-24, 2022:  Mabank Jubilee, Mabank, TX. Contact: John Holcomb, Phone:  214-709-2138.

Sept. 30- Oct. 1, 2022:  Kare for Kids, Longview, TX. Contact: Terry Petty, Phone: 903-431-2001.

Oct. 1-2, 2022:  Rockwall Rib, Run and Roll, Rockwall, TX. Contact: Andrew Ainsworth, Phone:  972-771-7740.

Oct. 7-8, 2022:  Keller Lions Club State Championship, Keller, TX. Contact: Jimmy, Phone: 817-307-9752.

Oct. 8-9, 2022:  Jambo Shootout, Ennis, TX. Contact: Jamie G.

Oct. 14-15, 2022: El Dorado Chevrolet Guns & Hoses Cookin For Kids and Custom Car Show & BBQ Cook Off, Mckinney, TX. Contact: Kevin Perry, Phone: 972-569-0101.

Oct. 21-22, 2022:  National Championship BBQ Cookoff, Meridian, TX. Contact: Larmree Niewwenhuis, Phone: 254-717-2359.

Oct. 28-29, 2022:  Grand Prairie Police Association- Signal 6 BBQ Cook-off, Grand Prairie, TX. Contact: Lance LyBrand, Phone:972-351-6800.

Nov. 4-5, 2022:  North Texas Fair & Rodeo BBQ Cookoff, Denton, TX. Contact: Jim Paddock.

Nov. 11-12 2022:  No Frills Grills Presents: 7th Annual Rib Roast, Grand Prairie, TX. Contact: Tim Galavaiz, Phone: 682-230-1818.

Nov. 18-19, 2022:  Freedom Is Not Free-Fall State Championship, Granbury, TX. Contact: John Joffrion, Phone: 817-573-9350.

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

Sept. 9-10, 2022:  Benton City Daze, Benton City, WA. CANCELED

Sept. 24-25, 2022:  Lilac City BBQ Festival Chicken, Prok Ribs, Tri-Tip, Spokane, WA.​

Nov. 12-13, 2022:  The PNWBA Open Competition, Suquamish, WA.​

Nov. 12-13, 2022:  PNWBA Annual Championship, Suquamish, WA.​

 

 

For more information, visit the  St. Louis BBQ Society website at https://stlouisbbqsociety.com.

Aug. 20-21, 2022:  Troy Edwardsville Shrine Club Smoke’n For The Kids, Pro Series BBQ Competition and Backyard Series, Troy, IL.  Contact:  John Kroot, Phone:  618-616-8628, Email:  [email protected]  

Aug. 27, 2022:  Staunton Ribfest, Open Series, Staunton, IL.  Contact:  City of Staunton, Phone:  618-635-2233.

Sept. 16-17, 2022:  Discover Farmington’s 4th Annual Blues, Brews, & BBQ, Pro Series BBQ Competition, Farmington, MO.

Sept. 24-25, 2022:  Trekking for CDHPro Series BBQ Competition and Backyard, Pocahontas, IL.  Contact:  Jay Lobello, Phone:  618-791-7171. Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 24-25, 2022:  Celebrate Wildwood, Wildwood, MO. Contact: Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 1, 2022:  JP’s Backyard BBQ Blast, Eureka, MO.  Contact:  Kaitlin Roth, Phone:  636-938-5030, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 7-8 2022:  Rock Road BBQ Battle, Saint Ann, MO.  Contact:  Dan Murphy, Phone:  314-267-4611.

Oct. 22-23, 2022:  Edwardsville Brew and Que, Pro Series BBQ Competition and Backyard, Edwardsville, IL.  Contact:  Ryan High, Phone:  618-889-1777, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 4-5, 2022:  Veterans Honor- Que, Columbia, IL.  Contact:  Terry McDannold, Phone:  636-893-5452, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 20, 2022:  Thanksgiving Charity Cook, O’Fallon, MO.  Contact:  SLBS Charity Committee, Phone:  636-329-1349, Email:  [email protected].

Dec. 3, 2022:  SLBS Annual Awards Banquet, Sunset Hills, MO.  Contact:  SLBS Membership Events, Email:  [email protected].

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

Sept. 16-17, 2022:  Uniquely Union, Union, SC.  Contact:  Uniquely Union Festival, Phone:  864-319-1097.

Sept. 30 – Oct. 1, 2022:  Berkeley Lions Club/ SBN Invitational, Moncks Corner, SC. Contact: Don Saturday, Phone: 843-870-7432, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 15, 2022:  Abbeville Hogs & Hens BBQ Festival, Abbeville, SC. Contact: Emily Bledsoe, Phone: (864)366-9673, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 15, 2022:  Smoke On The Waccamaw, Conway, SC. Contact: Jimmy Day, Phone: 843-458-7732, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 21-22, 2022:  Smokin’ On The Rails, Clinton, SC. Contact: Kevin Hawkins, Phone: 864-200-4510, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 21-22, 2022:  Sons of American Legion Annual BBQ Cook OfSons of American Legion Annual BBQ Cook Off, Charleston, SC. Contact: Justin Sealy, Phone: 843-475-9673.

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

Aug. 13, 2022:  Townsend Spice & Supply Steak Cookoff, Melbourne, AR. Contact: Shane & Lawson Linn, Phone: 870-291-2277, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 13, 2022:  Kids Pork Chop- Townsend Spice & Supply Steak Cookoff, Melbourne, AR. Contact: Shane & Lawson Linn, Phone: 870-291-2277, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 13, 2022:  Shore Smoke Seasonings (Double) Steak Cookoff, Smyrna, DE. Contact: Ryan Stevenson, Phone: 302-943-4675, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 13, 2022:  Kids Grilled Cheese- Shore Smoke Seasonings (Double) Steak Cookoff, Smyrna, DE. Contact: Ryan Stevenson, Phone: 302-943-4675, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 13, 2022:  Biloxi Bay Steak Cookoff (Double), Biloxi, MS. Contact: Biloxi Bay Rv Resort, Phone: 228-529-7866, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 13, 2022:  VooDoo (Double) Steak Jam, Tampa, FL. Contact: Erik Youngs, Phone: 813-285-8288, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 14, 2022:  Papa’s Mayhem on the Mountain (Double), Mountain View, AR.

Aug. 19, 2022:  Sylvester Swine Festival Steak Cookoff, Sylvester, GA. Contact: Karen Singletary, Phone: 229-773-7716, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 19-20, 2022:  Sevier Sear (Double) Steak Cookoff, Richfield, UT. Contact: Andy Unsicker, Phone: 435-979-0252, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 20, 2022:  Power House Lawn & Leisure (Double) Steak Cookoff, Marrill, WI. Contact: Dave Nelson, Phone: 715-409-9509, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 20, 2022:  Carnegie (Double) Cookoff, Decatur, AL.

Aug. 20, 2022:  Big Island State (Double) Steak Cookoff, Albert Lea, MN. Contact: Perry Vining, Phone: 507-402-6371, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 20, 2022:  Whitney Wildcat Athletic Booster (Double) Steak Cookoff, Whitney, TX. Contact: Kenny Heath, Phone: 254-855-4266, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 20, 2022:  Kids Pork Chop- Whitney Wildcat Athletic Booster (Double) Steak Cookoff, Whitney, TX. Contact: Kenny Heath, Phone: 254-855-4266, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 20, 2022:  Cowtown (Double) Steak Cookoff, Ellsworth, KS. Contact: Chris Rios, Phone: 785-820-6851, [email protected]

Aug. 20, 2022:  Smoke On The Water (Double), Wasilla, AK.

Aug. 20, 2022:  Kids Grilled Carnegie (Double) Cookoff, Decatur, AL.

Aug. 26, 2022:  New Holland Summer Fest, New Holland, PA. Contact: Nate Martin, Phone: 717-330-8124, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 27, 2022:  Oklahoma Joe’s Beef a Thon (Double), Tulsa, OK. Contact: Jason Rains, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 27, 2022:  Kids Grilled Cheese- Oklahoma Joe’s Beef a Thon (Double), Tulsa, OK. Contact: Jason Rains, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 27, 2022:  Bama-Q Grilling on the Tracks (Double), Opelika, AL. Contact: Michael Smith, Phone: 334-791-6229, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 27, 2022:  Kids NY Strip- Bama-Q Grilling on the Tracks (Double), Opelika, AL. Contact: Michael Smith, Phone: 334-791-6229, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 27-28, 2022:  Norman Borlaug Harvest (Double) Steak Cookoff, Cresco, IA. Contact: Spiff Slifica, Phone: 563-203-4905, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 27, 2022:  Grill Your Ace Off (Double) Steak Cookoff, West Newton, PA. Contact: Keith Todd, Phone: 724-953-8506, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 27, 2022:  San Diego Steak Cookoff & Beer Festival, San Diego, CA.

Aug. 28, 2022:  Deaths Door BBQ (Double) Steak Cookoff, Washington Island, WI. Contact: Richard Jepsen, Phone: 920-535-0075, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 2, 2022:  The Burn Shop Block Party and Steak Cookoff, Wichita Falls, TX. Contact: Kaith Wineinger, Phone: 940-631-6117, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 3, 2022:  Moose Is Loose (Double) Steak Cookoff, McDonough, GA. Contact: Michael Harris, Phone: 404-218-1255, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 3, 2022:  Kids NY Strip- Moose Is Loose (Double) Steak Cookoff, McDonough, GA. Contact: Michael Harris, Phone: 404-218-1255, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 3, 2022: Maskat Shrine (DOUBLE) Steak Cookoff, Wichita Falls, TX. Contact: Bill Hammack, Phone: 940-631-5454, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 3, 2022: Kids Pork Chop- Maskat Shrine (DOUBLE) Steak Cookoff, Wichita Falls, TX. Contact: Bill Hammack, Phone: 940-631-5454, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 3, 2022: Sizzlin in September, Mason City, IA. Contact: Paul Matthes, Phone: 641-430-1489, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 4, 2022: Electra Hospital Foundation Steak Cookoff, Electra, TX. Contact: Ginnie Holmes, Phone: 940-495-3981, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 4, 2022: America’s Workers, Mason City, IA. Contact: Mark Huntley, Phone: 641-425-7450.

Sept. 5, 2022: Labor Of Love, Brandon, MS. Contact: Paul Ruiter, Phone: 601-374-0930.

Sept. 5, 2022: Kids Anything On A Stick- Labor Of Love, Brandon, MS. Contact: Paul Ruiter, Phone: 601-374-0930.

Sept. 9, 2022: Doc Holliday Steak Off, Griffin, GA. Contact: Will Doss, Phone: 678-283-0550, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 9, 2022: Puckaway Pigfest, Montello, WI. Contact: Jessica Malsack, Phone: 920-295-3000, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 10, 2022: Benton County Fair & Steak Cookoff, Ashland, MS. Contact: Laura Grubbs, Phone: 662-471-1794, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 10, 2022: The BBQHQ Fall Classic Steak Cookoff, Simi Valley, CA. Contact: Kim Morrissey, Phone: 805-285-2618, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 10, 2022: Kids Pork Steak – The BBQHQ Fall Classic Steak Cookoff, Simi Valley, CA. Contact: Kim Morrissey, Phone: 805-285-2618, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 10, 2022: High Steaks Showdown Under The Arch, St. Louis, MO. Contact: Tim Lorson, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 10, 2022: Hog Wild For Steaks, Hamlin, WV. Contact: April Browning, Phone: 304-546-2622, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 10, 2022: Veterans Sizzling Salute Steak Cookoff, Warsaw, NC. Contact: Carolyn Quinn, Phone: 910-293-7804, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 10, 2022: Kids Pork Chop – Veterans Sizzling Salute Steak Cookoff, Warsaw, NC. Contact: Carolyn Quinn, Phone: 910-293-7804, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 10, 2022: Kids Pork Chop Southeastern Railway Museum Steak Cookoff, Duluth, GA. Contact: Rick Hewatt, Phone: 404-403-5144, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 10, 2022: Southeastern Railway Museum Steak Cookoff, Duluth, GA. Contact: Rick Hewatt, Phone: 404-403-5144, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 10, 2022: Grizzly & Toppling Goliath Driftless Steak Cookoff, Decorah, IA. Contact: Bryan, Phone: 563-379-6260, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 10, 2022: Righteous Ribeye Cookoff, Crawford, TX. Contact: Kimberly Elmshaeuser, Phone: 623-760-6675.

Sept. 16, 2022: Mission Q Steak Cookoff, Tuscumbia, AL. Contact: Will Bryant, Phone: 256-383-1853, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 17, 2022: Kids Ribeye – BBQ Pit Stop Steak Championship Finale, American Fork, UT. Contact: Steve Johnson, Phone: 801-628-8548, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 17, 2022: Antlers Deer Festival Steak Cookoff, Antlers, OK. Contact: Michael Taylor, Phone: 580-271-1127, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 17, 2022: Elk County Steak Showdown, Ridgway, PA. Contact: Tim Newell, Phone: 814-335-3399, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 17, 2022: Kids Grilled Cheese- Elk County Steak Showdown, Ridgway, PA. Contact: Tim Newell, Phone: 814-335-3399, Email: [email protected].

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

Aug. 20, 2022:  Taste of Tennessee- Big Beef Showdown, Lebanon, TN.

Sept. 3, 2022:  Alabama Coasting- Battle of the Cast Iron at Fort Gaines, Dauphin Island, AL.

Sept. 4, 2022:  Big Kahuna Wing Festival, (Bacon, Burger, Sandwich), Knoxville, TN.

Sept. 23-25, 2022:  2022 ICS- 1st Place World Open and People’s Choice, Myrtle Beach, SC.

Sept. 25, 2022:  Turn Festival, Indianapolis, IN.

Sept. 27, 2022:  The Lou Burger & Bacon Blitz, Saint Louis, MO.

Oct. 1, 2022:  Bama-Q Grilling in the Bayou (DOUBLE), Bayou La Batre, AL. Contact: Michael Smith, Phone: 334-791-6229, Email: [email protected].

 

 

 

 

Non-Sanctioned Events/Public Events

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BBQ Cooking Schools 

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Sept. 9-11, 2022: Myron Mixon – Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA. Contact: Myron Mixon, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 14-16, 2022: Myron Mixon – Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA.  Contact: Myron Mixon, Email: [email protected].

Nov. 11-13, 2022: Myron Mixon – Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA.  Contact: Myron Mixon, Email: [email protected].

Nov. 12, 2022:  Backyard Gourmet BBQ Class with Harry Soo, Suquamish, WA.

Dec. 9-11, 2022: Myron Mixon – Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA.  Contact: Myron Mixon, Email: [email protected].

Jan. 27-29, 2022: Myron Mixon – Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA.  Contact: Myron Mixon, Email: [email protected].

 

BBQ Judging Schools

Aug. 14, 2022: Certified SLBS BBQ Judge Class, Ellisville, MO. Phone: 636-227-1469.

Sept. 3, 2022: GBA Firehouse BBQ Festival Judge Registration Opens, GA. Contact: Virginia Harrison, Phone: 229-400-3772.

Sept. 22, 2022: Judges Seminar, Perry, FL. FMI: www.fbabbq.com.

Sept. 24, 2022: Judges Training Class at The Ledyard Bar B Que Company, Summerville, SC. 

Oct. 6, 2022: Fall Fest BBQ Cook-Off, Hermiston, OR.

Jan. 22, 2023: GBA Judges Class- Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival 2023, GA. Contact: 229-382-8700 or 229-386-8757.

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COOKING WITH FIRE https://www.kmuw.org/programs/cooking-fire

GRAB EM IN THE BRISKET https://grabeminthebrisket.podbean.com

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