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

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

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

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

Nov. 16, 2019:  Sparta Q 2019, San Jose, CA.  Contact:  Peter Turner, Phone:  408-924-1253, Email:  [email protected]. 

Nov. 16, 2019:  Kern County Pitmasters, Bakersfield, CA.  

Dec. 28, 2019:  Arizona National BBQ Stampede 2019, (KCBS & ToY), Phoenix, AZ.  

Jan. 18, 2020:  Slab-O-Rama BBQ Challenge 2020, (KCBS & ToY), Bullhead City, AZ.  Contact:  T’Shura Elias, Phone: 923-704-7270, Email: [email protected].

Jan. 24, 2020:  CBBQA Team of the Year Awards Ceremony – Casa de Fruta, Hollister, CA.

Jan. 25 2020:  2nd Annual Golden State Battle II – Casa de Fruta, (KCBS & ToY), Hollister, CA.

Feb. 29, 2020:  Best in the Desert Southwest, (KCBS & ToY), Yuma, AZ.

Mar. 14, 2019:  Backyard on the Grape 2020, Lodi, CA.

Apr. 4, 2020:  Hog’N Heat 2020, Redwood City, CA.  Contact:  Joey Wayne, Email:  [email protected] or [email protected].

Apr. 25, 2020:  Lodi Beer Fest & BBQ Championship 2020, (KCBS), Lodi, CA.

May 2, 2020:  8th Annual BBQ Showdown, (KCBS & ToY), Showlow, AZ.  Contact:  Carrie Peppard Phone: 928-532-4141, Email: [email protected] 

May 2, 2020:   Elk Grove Western Festival & BBQ Championship 2020, (KCBS) Elk Grove, CA.  Contact:  Ed Anhorn, Email:  [email protected].

May 23, 2020:  Big Bear Grill & Chill BBQ Championships, Big Bear Lake, CA.

June 6, 2020:  Ribs, Chili, Cars, Brews & Blues 2020, Livermore, CA.  Contact:  Barry Buckett, Phone: 510-334-7093, Email:  [email protected]. 

June 13, 2020:  Chillin & Grillin by the Vines, Lodi, CA.  Contact:  Matt Bergen, Phone:  209-499-6845, Email:  [email protected]. 

June 20, 2020:  9th Silicon Valley BBQ Championship, Santa Clara, CA.  Contact:  Lizzy Barron, Phone:  408-616-9744, Email:  [email protected]. 

June 27, 2020:  Smoke of the Dragon BBQ n Brew, (KCBS), Dallas, OR.  

July 11, 2020:  Clayton BBQ Cook-Off 2020, (KCBS), Clayton, CA.  Contact:  Rory Richmond, Phone:  925-864-8687, Email:  [email protected].

July 18, 2020:  Dixon Grillin & Chillin, Dixon, CA.

Aug. 1, 2020:  Rods-N-Ribs 2020, Roseville, CA.  Contact:  Jennifer Bishop, Email:  [email protected] or [email protected].

Aug. 1, 2020:  Lassen Annual BBQ Cook-Off 2020, (KCBS), Susanville, CA.  Contact (Judges):  Penny Artz, Phone:  530-249-1866 or 530-257-2113 or (Teams) Alan Dowdy, Phone:  530-945-6011, Email:  [email protected].

Aug. 15, 2020:  Ceres BBQ Challenge & Music Festival, Ceres, CA.

Aug. 22, 2020:  Hog August Bites 2020, Rio Vista, CA.

Sept. 19, 2020:  Hot Q’s & Cold Brews BBQ Championship 2020, (KCBS), Oroville, CA.  Contact:  Ben Lobenstein, Email:  [email protected]

Oct. 3, 2020:  Silicon Valley Pig Jig 2020, San Jose, CA.

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

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

 

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

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].

Nov. 15-16, 2019:  Rock N Brews BBQ – Camp Mack, Lake Wales, FL.  Contact:  Kevin Denell, Phone:  863-696-1108, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 16, 2019:  Grillers Gone Wild BBQ Festival, South Daytona, FL.  Contact:  Greg Bartholomew, Phone:  386-322-3070, Email:  [email protected].

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

Jan. 3-4, 2020:  Big Swamp Smoke Off, Naples, FL.  Contact:  Rhonda Ward, Phone:  239-285-8115, Email:  [email protected]

Jan. 17-18, 2020:  Pigz in Z’Hills BBQ & Blues, Zephyrhills, FL.  Contact:  Melonie Monson, Phone:  813-782-1913, Email:  [email protected].

Jan. 24-25, 2020:  Butts & Clucks on the Bay, Apalachicola, FL.  Contact:  Chamber of Commerce, Phone:  850-653-9419, Email:  [email protected].

Jan. 24-25, 2020  7th Charity Chili Cook-Off & BBQ Comp, Leesburg, FL.  Contact:  Brian Gamble, Phone:  352-267-4580, Email:  [email protected].

Feb. 7-8, 2020: Smoke on the Water, Winter Haven, FL.  Contact:  Russell Short, Phone:  863-227-2660, Email:  [email protected]

Feb. 14-15, 2020:  Grills Gone Wild, Davenport, FL. Contact:  Danny McClain, Phone:  863-419-3300 x 137, Email:  [email protected].

Feb. 21-22, 2020:  Ribs on the Ridge, Haines City, FL. Contact:  Jill Latimer, Phone:  863-421-9959 x5959, Email:  [email protected].

Feb. 21-22, 2020:  BBQ, Bluegrass & Brews Cook-Off, Car Show, and Family Fest, Melbourne, FL.  Contact:  EFSC Foundation (Jennie Kriete), Phone:  321-433-7055, Email:  [email protected].

Mar. 27-28, 2020:  Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash, Venice, FL. Contact:  Don Fisher, Phone:  941-809-5232, Email:  [email protected]

Apr. 3-4, 2020:  Apopka Proud BBQ Showdown, Apopka, FL. Contact:  John Hanson, Phone:  352-255-4853, Email:  [email protected]

Sept. 4-5, 2020:  Big Belly BBQ Battle, Davenport, FL. Contact:  Shelby Lomen, Phone:  407-873-7367, Email: [email protected]

Oct. 16-17, 2020:  First Coast Ham Jam, Green Cove Springs, FL.  Contact:  Ronnie Munsey, Phone:  904-838-5530, Email:  [email protected]

 

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

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].   

Mar. 6-7, 2020:  Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival 2020 – Double TOTY Points, Tifton, GA. Contact:  Tyrone Spearman, Phone:  229-386-0216 or Angela Elder, Phone:  229-392-3376. 

Mar. 13-14, 2020:  Albany BBQ Festival, Albany, GA.  Contact:  Curtis Turner, Email: [email protected].

Mar. 27-28, 2020:  Fire Ant Festival BBQ Bash, Ashburn, GA.  Contact:  Gail Walls, Phone:  29-567-3436, Email:  [email protected]. 

Apr. 3-4, 2020:  Firehouse BBQ Festival – Double TOTY Points, Donalsonville, GA.  Contact: Virginia Harrison, Phone: 229-400-3772, Email:  [email protected]. 

Apr. 17-18, 2020:  Barnesville BBQ and Blues Festival, Barnesville, GA.  Contact:  Sharon Greer, Phone:  770-872-1043, Email:  [email protected]. 

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

Nov. 8-9, 2019:  4th Annual Rib Roast, Grand Prairie, TX.  Contact:  Tim Galaviz, Phone:  682-230-1818, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 8-9, 2019:  IBCA Showdown, Waxahachie, TX.  Contact:  Terry Blount, Phone:  469-332-5066, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 8-9, 2019:  Nixon Smiley Livestock Show Wild Hog Cookoff, Nixon, TX.  Contact:  Misty Pratt, Phone:  830-263-0366, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 8-9, 2019:  Texas Citrus Fiesta Vaquero Cookoff, Mission, TX.  Contact:  Lisa Rivera, Phone:  956-585-9724, Email:  [email protected]. 

Nov. 15-16, 2019:  11th Annual Jimmy Pee Wee Wells Memorial BBQ, Houston, TX.  Contact:  Sam Zachary, Phone:  281-443-2023, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 15-16, 2019:  2nd Annual Coleto Creek Park BBQ Cookoff, Victoria, TX.  Contact:  Matt Konvicka, Phone:  361-575-6366, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 15-16, 2019:  3rd Annual Los Fresnos Cowboy Cookoff, Los Fresnos, TX.  Contact:  Larry Cantu, Phone:  956-371-0869, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 15-16, 2019:  BBQ Showdown at Traders Village, San Antonio, TX.  Contact:  Thomas Krueger, Phone:  210-422-1178, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 15-16, 2019:  Comal County Sheriff’s Posse Scholarship Cookoff, New Braunfels, TX.  Contact:  Mike Bachofer, Phone:  210-669-0552, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 15-16, 2019:  McGregor Lions Club Barrels and BBQ Double Play, Belton, TX.  Contact:  Mike Olson, Phone:  254-258-8171, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 22-23, 2019:  Cottonfest BBQ Cookoff, Robstown, TX.  Contact:  Jason Garcia, Phone:  361-533-4452, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 22-23, 2019:  Silver Spur Smoke Off, Canton, TX.  Contact:  Jeff Durham, Phone:  817-205-8453, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 22-23, 2019:  TBIPAC Fall Throwdown BBQ, Marksville, LA.  Contact:  David Rivas, Phone:  318-240-6413, Email:  [email protected].

Dec. 6-7, 2019:  6th Annual Chupacabra BBQ Throw Down, Beeville, TX.  Contact:  Rose Simola, Phone:  832-788-6974, Email:  [email protected].

Dec. 6-7, 2019:  9th Annual Cowboy Roundup Jason Peltons Cookin for the Kids, Willis, TX.  Contact:  Sheri Pelton, Pone:  936-537-0672, Email:  [email protected].

Dec. 6-7, 2019:  North Texas Fair and Rodeo, Denton, TX.  Contact:  Jim Paddack, Pone:  940-390-6864, Email:  [email protected].

Dec. 6-7, 2019:  Raymondville Police Department Cops forTots, Raymondville, TX.  Contact:  Tom Gomez, Phone:  956-746-7037, Email:  [email protected].

Dec. 6-7, 2019:  Waters Edge 5th Annual Toys for Tots Cookoff, Hitchcock, TX.  Contact:  Dannon Erskins, Phone:  281-705-6571, Email:  [email protected].

Dec. 6-7, 2019:  Weslaco 100 BBQ Cookoff, Weslaco, TX.  Contact:  Veronica Barrera, Phone:  956-998-6747, Email:  [email protected]. 

Dec. 13-14, 2019:  Briscoe Ranch BBQ Cookoff at the Crossroads, Uvalde, TX.  Contact:  Wade Carpenter, Phone:  830-486-7055, Email:  [email protected].

Dec. 13-14, 2019:  McMullen County Cowboy Cookoff, Tilden, TX.  Contact:  Sam Foster, Phone:  361-701-1875, Email:  [email protected].

Dec. 13-14, 2019:  Pearland Dads Club Jingle Bell Cookoff, Pearland, TX.  Contact:  Troy Bayham, Phone:  832-264-2432, Email:  [email protected].

Dec. 13-14, 2019:  The South Texas Chisholm Trail Festival, Donna, TX.  Contact: David De Los Rios, Phone:  956-358-8722, Email:  [email protected]. 

Dec. 20-21, 2019:  Noche de Paz, San Juan, TX.  Contact:  Mitzy Zambrano, Phone:  956-223-2350, Email:  [email protected].

Dec. 20-21, 2019:  Texas Tower 4 Tots Cookin 4 The Kids, Selma, TX.  Contact:  Geoff Nienstedt, Phone:  210-823-1194, Email:  [email protected].

Jan. 3-4, 2020:  5th Annual Boys and Girls Club of Alice CookOff, Alice, TX.  Contact:  Laurie Whitley, Phone:  361-664-2282, Email:  [email protected]. 

Jan. 10-11, 2020:  3rd Annual Mercy Salinas Memorial Fund BBQ Cookoff, Wharton, TX.  Contact:  Robert Ramirez, Phone:  979-453-0048, Email:  [email protected]. 

Jan. 10-11, 2020:  5th Annual MCJLS Grande Cookoff, Eagle Pass, TX.  Contact: Jonathan Maurer, Phone:  830-776-3992, Email:  [email protected]. 

Jan. 10-11, 2020:  Big Buc BBQ Bash, Vidor, TX.  Contact:  Derek Veazey, Phone:  409-553-2070, Email:  [email protected]. 

Jan. 10-11, 2020:  NCJLS Alumni BBQ Cookoff, Robstown, TX.  Contact:  Kim Krebs, Phone:  361-249-4040, Email:  [email protected].

Jan. 17-18, 2020:  6th Annual BCJLHS BBQ Cookoff, Beeville, TX.  Contact:  Josh Kovar, Phone:  361-354-3618, Email:  [email protected]. 

Jan. 17-18, 2020:  6th Annual Willacy County Livestock Show Kickoff Cookoff, Raymondville, TX.  Contact:  Ali Busse Savage, Phone:  512-820-6012, Email:  [email protected].

Jan. 17-18, 2020:  Hold Em N Hit Em, Pasadena, TX.  Contact:  David Rogers, Phone:  713-822-4060, Email:  [email protected]. 

Jan. 24-25, 2020:  24th Annual San Antonio Stock Show Rodeo Barbeque Cookoff Festival, San Antonio, TX.  Contact:  Stephen Stokinger, Phone:  210-842-0488, Email:  [email protected].

Jan. 31-Feb.1, 2020:  Alicias 2nd Annual Cook Off, Raymondville, TX.  Contact:  Adriana Castro, Phone:  956-746-9371. 

Jan. 31-Feb.1, 2020:  Coleto Creek BBQ Association 9th Annual BBQ Cook Off, Yorktown, TX.  Contact:  Stephanie Schuckenbrock, Phone:  361-564-8677, Email:  [email protected].

Jan. 31-Feb.1, 2020:  West Texas BBQ Cookoff, Odessa, TX.  Contact:  Brian Barker, Phone:  432-368-3548, Email:  [email protected].

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

Nov. 8-10, 2019:  Polar Pig BBQ Cook-Off (Duel A & B), Concord, NC.  Contact:  Glenn Jones, Phone:  704-436-2024, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 9, 2019:  Saluting with Smoke (Competitors Series), Yorkville, IL.  Contact:  Sean Young, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 9-10, 2019:  Smokin in the Valley, Herne Hill, Western Australia.  Contact:  Stephan Jenner, Phone:  +61417993858, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 15-16, 2019:  McGregor Lions Club Barrels & BBQ, Belton, TX.  Contact:  Mike Olson, Phone:  254-258-8171, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 15-16, 2019:  Georgia BBQ Championship Throwdown, Cedartown, GA.  Contact:  Betsy Allgood, Phone:  706-802-2554, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 22-23, 2019:  Suncoast Credit Union Plant City Pig Jam, Plant City, FL.  Contact:  Bree Wilson, Phone:  813-754-3707, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 22-23, 2019:  Mission Q (Backyard Only), Tuscumbia, AL.  Contact:  Wesley Burden, Phone:  256-762-3592, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2019:  Beer, Fries & BBQ – The Winter Edition, Helshoven, Belgium.  Contact:  Wim Bloemen, Phone:  +32 0 496 72 48 45, Email:  [email protected].    

Dec. 6-7, 2019:  COTR BBQ, Demopolis, AL.  Contact:  Paul Willingham, Phone:  334-422-1029, Email:  [email protected].

Dec. 27-28, 2019:  Arizona National BBQ Stampede, Phoenix, AZ.  Contact:  Melanie Calderwood, Phone:  602-258-8568, Email:  [email protected] 

Dec. 31, 2019 – Jan. 1, 2020:  Fired Up Florida (Kosher Series), Boca Raton, FL.  Contact:  Jonathan Rosman, Phone:  646-320-2449, Email:  [email protected].

Jan. 3-4, 2020:  The Kansas City BBQ Competition, St. George, UT.  Contact:  Sylvia Anderson, Phone:  801-571-9012, Email:  [email protected]

Jan. 18-19, 2020:  W.E.S.T Winter Extreme South Tyrol BBQ Contest, Rein in Taufers (Riva di Tures), Bolzano, Italy.  Contac:  Myrko Leinter or Michele Capano, Email:  [email protected].   

Jan. 24-25, 2020:  Lakeland Pig Festival, Lakeland, FL.  Contact:  Donovan Tinsley, Phone:  863-221-1502, Email:  [email protected]

Jan. 24-25, 2020:  The Golden State Battle, Hollister, CA.  Contact:  James Palmer, Phone:  714-319-1782, Email:  [email protected]

 

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

Nov. 8-9, 2019:  Mingus Merica, Mingus, TX.  FMI:  Lori Mackey, Phone:  817-304-7589. 

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

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

Mar. 28, 2020:  Smoking on the Creek, Tylertown, MS.  Contact:  Stephen Pigot, Phone:  601-303-1199, Email:  [email protected].

April 24-25, 2020:  Southaven Springfest, Southaven, MS. Contact:  Kristi Faulkner, Phone:  662-393-6939/ 901-461-1791, Email:  [email protected]. 

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

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

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

April 11, 2020:  Spring Training 2020, University of Minnesota Andrew Boss Meat Science Laboratory, Falcon Heights, MN, FMI:  http://mnbbqsociety.com/classes.  

For More Information, visit the National Barbecue & Grilling Association at  www.NBBQA.org or phone (360) 670-0194.  

Apr. 1-4, 2020:  2020 NBBQA Conference, Louisville, KY.  

 

 

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

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

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

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

Nov. 8-9, 2019:  Beer Bourbon & BBQ, Charleston, SC.  Contact:  Alexandra Salerno, Phone:  214-458-6694, Email:  [email protected]. 

Mar. 6-7, 2020:  Cottageville Cook-N-Park, Cottageville, SC. Contact:  Sandy Nettles, Phone:  843-873-0006, Email:  [email protected]. 

Apr. 17-18, 2020:  Newberry Pork in the Park, Newberry, SC. Contact:  Mary Alex Kopp, Phone:  803-321-3881, Email:  [email protected]. 

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

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

Nov. 9, 2019:  Steaks on the Beach Steak Cookoff, Miramar Beach, FL.  

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

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

Nov. 10, 2019:  Pier 121 Marina Veterans Day Steak Cookoff, Lewisville, TX. 

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. 16, 2019:  Smokin’ Flamingo Steak Cookoff, Jacksonville, FL. 

Nov. 16, 2019:  Grillbillies Steak and Chili Cookoff, Wendell, NC. 

Nov. 30, 2019:  Smokin Hot Sale and Kotara Steak Cookoff, Kotara, New South Wales. 

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

Dec. 6, 2019:  North Texas Fair & Rodeo Steak Cookoff, Denton, TX. 

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

Dec. 14, 2019:  HOPE Landing Steak Cookoff (Double), El Dorado, AR.  

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

Jan. 4, 2020:  Big Swamp Smoke Off Steak Cookoff, Naples, FL. 

Jan. 11, 2020:  Oviedo Steak Cookoff, Oviedo, FL. 

Jan. 11, 2020:  The Texas Steak Tour Finale, TBA, TX. 

Jan. 17, 2020:  Slab-O-Rama Barbeque Challenge Steak Cookoff, Bullhead City, AZ. 

Jan. 25, 2020:  The Shed Steak Showdown (DOUBLE), Ocean Springs, TX. 

Feb. 1, 2020:  Super Steak Showdown, Switzerland, FL.  

Feb. 7, 2020:  Jimmy Jam BBQ Slam Steak Cookoff, Elkton, FL. 

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

Spring 2020, BurgerFest Memphis Cooking Team Contest, Memphis, TN.  Check back for additional information. 

Non-Sanctioned Events

Nov. 8-9, 2019:  1st Annual BBQ Cook American Legion Post 509, Fresno, CA. Contact:  Michael or MariBeth Dickey, Phone:  951-437-4280, Email:  [email protected].

Apr. 18, 2020:  2nd Annual PBC Exodus 24:10 BBQ Cook-Off Albemarle, NC.  Contact:  Rodney Morton, Phone:  704-796-1088, Email:  [email protected].   

May 13-16, 2020:  Memphis in May, Memphis, TN.  Team Applications Open on Friday, October 18. FMI:  https://www.memphisinmay.org/events/world-championship-barbecue-cooking-contest/team/.

BBQ Cooking Schools

Nov. 8-10, 2019: Myron Mixon – Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA.  Email: [email protected]; Website:  https://www.jacksoldsouth.com/bbq-cooking-school.

Nov. 15, 2019:  The BBQHQ Steak Masterclass (Brett Gallaway), Simi Valley, CA.  FMI:     https://thebbqhq.com/collections/classes.

Dec. 7, 2019:  Rooftop BBQ Competition Class (Andy Allen), Simi Valley, CA.  FMI:  Phone:  951-473-4127 or https://thebbqhq.com/collections/classes.

Jan. 11, 2020:  NorCal CBBQA 102 BBQ Class, Livermore, CA.  FMI:  cbbqa.org. 

Jan. 17-19, 2020:  Myron Mixon – Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA.  Email:  [email protected]; Website:  https://www.jacksoldsouth.com/bbq-cooking-school

Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 2020:  4 Legs Up BBQ, The Art & Science of Competition BBQ Class, Great Bend, KS.  Contact:  Kelly Wertz, Phone:  620-617-1803, Email:  [email protected]. 

BBQ Judging Schools

Nov. 9, 2019:  KCBS Table Captain Class, Contact:  Cheryl Arnold, Phone:  817-456-2545, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 15, 2019:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Belton, TX.  Contact:  Michael Olson, Phone:  254-258-8171, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 16, 2019: SCA Certified Judging Class, Simi Valley, CA.  FMI:  http://www.steakcookoffs.com.

Dec. 7, 2019:  SCA Certified Judging Class, Mountain View, AR.  FMI:  http://www.steakcookoffs.com. 

Jan. 23, 2020:  KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Lakeland, FL.  Contact:  Amanda Lamont, Phone:  863-559-8492, Email:  [email protected]

Jan. 24, 2020:  :  KCBS Table Captain Class, Contact:  Amanda Lamont, Phone:  863-559-8492, Email:  [email protected]

Jan. 25, 2020:  GBA Judge Training Class, Barnesville, GA.  FMI: https://gba.wildapricot.org/event-3561138.

Mar. 7, 2020:  CBBQA/KCBS Certified Juding Class & Table Captain Class, Riverside, CA.  Contact:  Jim Palmer, Phone:  714-319-1782, Email:  [email protected].

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