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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.

Apr. 11, 2021:  Sweet Home Icebox Cookoff, (PNWBA), Sweet Home, OR. 

Apr. 17, 2021:  Golden State Battle III, (KCBS), Hollister, CA.  Contact:  James Palmer, Phone:  714-319-1782, Email:  [email protected].

Apr. 17, 2021:  Grill for Gold Double Steak Cookoff, (SCA), Peoria, AZ.

Apr. 24, 2021:  Smokin in the Hills, Bakersfield, CA.  Contact:  Brett Haas, Phone: 661- 706-9494, Jimmy Amador, Phone:  661- 525-6318, Email:  [email protected].

Apr. 24, 2021:  American BBQ Cook-Off (Texas Style BBQ Competition), Simi Valley, CA.  Contact:  Arvon Lunsford, Phone:  805-285-2618, Email:  [email protected].  CANCELED

Apr. 30, 2021:  2nd Annual Show Low Steak Cookoff, (SCA), Show Low, AZ.

May 15, 2021:  17th Annual Burnt Offerings BBQ Contest, (KCBS Competitors Series), Riverside, CA.

May 15, 2021:  The BBQHQ Steak Spring Classic 2021, (SCA-Double), Simi Valley, CA.  Contact:  Arvon Lunsford, Phone:  805-285-2618, Email:  [email protected].

May 22, 2021:  BBQ, Boots & Brew, (KCBS & ToY), Perris, CA.  

May 29, 2021:  Big Bear Grill & Chill BBQ Championships 2021, (KCBS & ToY), Big Bear Lake, CA. 

May 29, 2021:  Best Dam BBQ Challenge, (KCBS), Boulder City, NV.

May 30, 2021:  BBQ, Blues & Brews on the Bay, (KCBS & ToY), North Bend, OR.  CANCELED

June 5, 2021:  Horse Town Brew n Que Festival 2021, (KCBS & ToY), Norco, CA. 

June 5, 2021:  Throwdown in the Vineyard 2021, (KCBS & ToY), Murphys, CA.  

June 19, 2021:  Silicon Valley BBQ Championship 2021, (KCBS & ToY), Santa Clara, CA.  CANCELED

June 26, 2021:  Ribs, Chili, Cars, Brews & Blues 2021, Livermore, CA. 

July 24-25, 2021:  Clayton BBQ Cook-Off 2021, (KCBS & ToY), Clayton, CA.  CANCELED

July 31, 2021:  Rods-N-Ribs 2021, Roseville, CA.

Aug. 7, 2021:  Lassen Annual BBQ Cook-off 2021, (KCBS & ToY), Susanville, CA.  

Aug. 8, 2021:  Best of the Bay Area Rib Cook-Off & Live Music Festival, Antioch, CA.  Contact:  James O’Neal, Phone:  925-384-7310, Email:  [email protected].

Aug. 14, 2021:  Ceres Bands, Brews, & Barbecue Festival, Ceres, CA.  

Aug. 14, 2021:  Summer Classic Steak Cook-off 2021, (SCA – Double), Simi Valley, CA.  Contact:  Arvon Lunsford, Phone:  805-285-2618, Email:  [email protected].

Aug. 21, 2021:  Western Legends BBQ Contest, (KCBS), Kanab, UT.

Aug. 22, 2021:  4th Annual Hudson’s Bay Heritage Days BBQ Cookoff, (KCBS), DuPont, WA.

Aug. 28, 2021:  Hog August Bites 2021, Rio Vista, CA.  

Sept. 18, 2021:  America’s Finest BBQ State Championship 2020, (KCBS & ToY), San Diego, CA.

Sept. 19, 2021:  Dixon Grillin & Chillin, Dixon, CA.

Sept. 25, 2021:  BBQ in the Glen 2021, Willow Glen (San Jose), CA.

Oct. 2, 2021:  Silicon Valley Pig Jig 2021, San Jose, CA.

Nov. 6, 2021:  Indio CA State BBQ Championship & Festival (KCBS & ToY)), Indio, CA.

Nov. 13, 2021:  The BBQHQ California Steak Championship 2021, (SCA-Double), Simi Valley, 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.

Apr. 23-24, 2021:  Rogers Texas Cook-Off.  Rogers, TX.  Contact:  Charlie Shirley, Phone:  254-493-6401, Email:  [email protected].

June 4-5, 2021:  Buckholts Cook-Off, Buckholts, TX.  Contact:  Pasty Gaines, Phone:  254-482-0570.

June 18-19, 2021:  David Decker Memorial Cook-Off, Holland, TX.  Contact:  Paule Bales, Phone:  254-654-9689.

Sept. 17-18, 2021:  Harper Cook-Off, Harper, TX.  Contact:  Steve Sweeney, Phone:  830-992-1193.

Sept. 24-25, 2021:  Del Rio Cook-Off, Del Rio, TX.  Contact:  Susie Lister, Phone:  830-768-3616.

Oct. 1-2, 2021:  Bob Miracle Elks Lodge, Temple, TX. 

Nov. 5-6, 2021:  Trooper Tom Nipper Memorial Cook-Off, Morgan’s Point, TX.

 

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

Apr. 23-24, 2021:  Grills Gone Wild, Davenport, FL.  Contact:  Katie Fussell, Phone:  863-419-3300 x138, Email:  [email protected].

July 2-3, 2021:  Ribs on the Ridge, Haines City, FL.  Contact:  Lindsaia Johansmeyer, Phone:  863-421-5569, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 3-4, 2021:  Big Belly BBQ Battle, Davenport, FL.  Contact:  Angela Iversen, Phone:  407-697-4077, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 24-25, 2021:  Smokin’ in the Pines BBQ Festival, Perry, FL.  Contact:  Dawn Perez, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 15-16, 2021:  BBQ from the Hart, Bell, FL.  Contact:  Donna Creamer, Phone:  352-210-1827, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 22-23, 2021:  Rock ‘N’ Brews BBQ Festival, Lake Wales, FL.  Contact:  Kevin DeNell, Phone:  954-465-3804, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 12-13, 2021:  South Daytona’s BBQ & Blues Festival, Dayton, FL.  Contact:  Amy Zengotita, Phone:  386-322-3070, Email:  [email protected].

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

May 7-8, 2021:  Ocilla Soul Man BBQ Competition & Prater Music Festival, Ocilla, GA.  Contact:  Earl Denham, Phone:  229-848-4188, Email:  [email protected].

May 7-8, 2021:  Smoke on the Lake, Acworth, GA.  Contact:  Judy Dooley, Phone:  336-407-5052, Email:  [email protected].

May 21-22, 2021:  Kennedy Creek BBQ Cookoff, Suches, GA.  Contact:  Claudia Wood, Phone:  478-290-3858, Email:  [email protected]ail.com.  POSTPONED

Aug. 20-21, 2021:  Sylvester Swine Festival, Sylvester, GA.  Contact:  Karen Singletary, Phone:  229-238-1685, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 10-11, 2021:  Doc Holliday BBQ Championship, Griffin, GA.  Contact:  Will Doss, Phone:  770-228-4699, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 24-25, 2021:  Babes, BBQ, and Blues, Cartersville, GA.  Contact:  Lauren Hether, Phone:  678-721-0203, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 8-9, 2021:  Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival 2021, Tifton, GA.  Contact:  Tyrone Spearman, Phone:  229-386-0216 or Angela Elder, Phone:  229-392-3376.

Oct. 15-16, 2021:  Firehouse BBQ Festival, Donalsonville, GA.  Contact:  Virginia Harrison, Phone:  229-400-3772, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 22-23, 2021:  Smoke in the Valley, Fort Valley, GA.  Contact:  Chris Smith, Phone:  478-397-5579, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 29-30, 2021:  Red, White & Blue BBQ (American Legion Post 45), Canton, GA.  Contact:  Jim Lindenmayer, Phone:  678-983-7550, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 12-13, 2021:  Smokin’ on Blackshear BBQ & Music Festival, Cordele, GA.  Contact:  Linda Hawkins, Phone:  229-276-1004, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 19-20, 2021:  Dilly Dally in Dooly, Vienna, GA.  Contact:  Rhonda Lamb Heath, Phone:  229-268-8275, Email:  [email protected].

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

Apr. 23-24, 2021:  Bexar County Jr Livestock Show BBQ Cook-Off, San Antonio, TX.  Contact:  Roger Pena, Phone:  210-416-2458, Email:  [email protected].

Apr. 23-24, 2021:  Buda County Fair and BBQ Cookoff, Buda, TX.  Contact:  Frankie Hoch, Phone:  512-971-0355, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 2022

Apr. 23-24, 2021:  Cookin Against COVID, Beeville, TX.  Contact:  Rose Simola, Phone:  832-788-6974, Email:  [email protected].

Apr. 23-24, 2021:  Freedom Is Not Free Cook-Off, Granbury, TX. Contact:  John Joffrion, Phone:  817-573-9350, Email:  [email protected]

Apr. 23-24, 2021:  Lonestar Pony Express, Montgomery, TX.  Contact:  Jeff Tollert, Phone:  281-974-6948, Email:  [email protected].

Apr. 23-24, 2021:  Smoke on the Water, Port Neches, TX.  Contact:  Brandon White, Phone:  409-797-4407, Email:  [email protected].

Apr. 30-May 1, 2021:  14th Ever Chigger Hill Cook-off, Huntsville, TX.  Contact:  Susan Giroux, Phone:  936-661-2330, Email:  [email protected].

Apr. 30-May 1, 2021:  Champions Kids Camp, Spring, TX.  Contact:  Ellen Cole, Phone:  713-829-2508, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 05/06-07/2022

Apr. 30-May 1, 2021:  Cinco de Mayo Cook-Off, Goliad, TX.  Contact:  Edward Garcia, Phone:  361-813-1410.  POSTPONED 09/2021

Apr. 30-May 1, 2021:  Kaufman County Fire Chief’s & Firefighters Association Annual Cookoff, Mabank, TX.  Contact:  Jason Lengacher, Phone:  214-500-8729, Email:  jlengacher!collegemoundfire.com.

Apr. 30-May 1, 2021:  Knights of Columbus #6269 Carnivore Cook-Off, Arlington, TX.  Contact:  David Lara, Phone:  817-233-4533, Email: [email protected].

Apr. 30-May 1, 2021:  League City Music Fest, League City, TX.  Contact:  Ryan Smith, Phone:  281-910-3080, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 09/17-19/2021

Apr. 30-May 1, 2021:  Mark Blondin, Fort Worth, TX.  Contact:  Mark Miller, Phone:  817-360-6904, Email:  [email protected].

Apr. 30-May 1, 2021:  Smoking Under the Oaks, Harlingen, TX.  Contact:  Eliud Garcia, Phone:  956-536-1471, Email:  [email protected].

May 7-8, 2021:  2021 Kyle Fajita Festival, Kyle, TX.  Contact:  Sarah Watson, Phone:  512-938-8098, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 2022

May 7-8, 2021:  Aransas County Boys & Girls Club, Rockport, TX.  Contact:  Ronnie Medina, Phone:  361-557-1051, Email:  [email protected].

May 7-8, 2021:  Butterfield Stage Days, Bridgeport, TX.  Contact:  City Hall, Phone:  940-683-3411, Email:  [email protected].

May 7-8, 2021:  Ropin-at-the-River, Pleasanton, TX.  Contact:  Justin Menchaca, Phone:  830-480-4651, Email:  [email protected].

May 7-8, 2021:  Tiki Hutt Bar and Grill Summer Cook-off, Baytown, TX.  Contact:  Wally Garcia, Phone:  281-739-1092, Email:  [email protected].

May 7-8, 2021:  Yaga’s Wild Game and BBQ Cookoff, Galveston, TX.  Contact:  Mike Dunn, Phone:  409-789-3357, Email:  [email protected].

May 8, 2021:  BOD Meeting, Kerrville, TX.  Contact:  Dawn Mason, Phone:  512-806-3287, Email:  [email protected]

May 14-15, 2021:  107.3 The Bull BBQ Cook-off, Robstown, TX.  Contact:  Scott Wiggins, Phone:  361-814-3800, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 2022

May 14-15, 2021:  5th Annual Austin Matura Scholarship BBQ Cookoff, East Bernard, TX.  Contact:  Kirk Matura, Phone:  979-533-0106, Email:  [email protected].

May 14-15, 2021:  Charcoal Challenge, Giddings, TX.  Contact:  Betty Petzold, Phone:  979-820-19552, Email:  [email protected]. POSTPONED 05/20/2022

May 14-15, 2021:  East Texas Arboretum Cookoff, Athens, TX.  Contact:  Larry Russell, Phone:  903-368-0030, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 05/20-21/2022

May 14-15, 2021:  Floresville Peanut Festival, Floresville, TX.  Contact:  Brenda Trevino, Phone:  210-317-2509,  Email:  [email protected].

May 14-15, 2021:  Fort Worth Stock Show Syndicate Smokedown, Fort Worth, TX.  Contact:  Andy Eldridge, Phone:  405-202-0740, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED SPRING 2022

May 14-15, 2021:  Smokin with the Knights, Harlingen, TX.  Contact:  Edgar Martinez, Phone:  956-561-0966, Email: [email protected].

May 21-22, 2021:  2021 Buffalo Wing Cook-off, Lubbock, TX.  Contact: Brandon Powell, Phone:  806-747-3353, Email:  [email protected].

May 21-22, 2021:  31st Annual Jourdanton VFD Cook-off, Jourdanton, TX.  Contact:  Amy Martinez, Contact:  210-482-9752, Email:  [email protected].

May 21-22, 2021:  Coleto Creek BBQ Assn 10th Annual C0ok-off, El Campl, TX.  Contact: Stephanie Schuckenbrock, Phone:  361-564-8677, Email:  [email protected].

May 21-22, 2021:  Freer Rotary Club Spring Cookoff, Freer, TX.  Contact:  Sam Foster, Phone:  361-701-1875, Email:  [email protected].

May 21-22, 2021:  Smokin on the Rio, Mercedes, TX.  Contact:  Chuck Sellman, Phone:  956-975-1254, Email:  [email protected].

May 28-29, 2021:  Cody Dragoo Memorial Cook-off, West, TX.  Contact:  Ranae Knust, Phone:  254-716-2262, Email:  [email protected].

May 28-29, 2021:  Cookin for Chayah, Beeville, TX.  Contact:  Rose Simola, Phone:  832-788-6974, Email:  [email protected].

May 28-29, 2021:  Kress Fulla Bull Cook-off, Kress, TX.  Contact:  Ben Rojas, Phone:  806-316-1723, Email:  [email protected].

May 28-29, 2021:  Veterans Memorial Gulf Coast Cookoff by Veterans of America Chapter 685, Hitchcock (Galveston County), TX.  Contact:  James Flex, Phone:  832-285-2008, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 05/27-28/2022

June 4-6, 2021:  Alley Oop Days, Iraan, TX.  Contact:  Kamie Klassen, Phone:  432-302-1317, Email:  [email protected].

June 4-5, 2021: Beers, Bands, and BBQ Bazaar, San Angelo, TX.  Contact:  Tamie Tibbs, Phone:  325-947-0899, Email:  [email protected].

June 4-5, 2021:  CVFD BBQ, Covington, TX.  Contact:  Shalest Karlicek, Phone:  254-205-8035, Email:  [email protected].

June 4-5, 2021:  Luling Oilfield Museum Roughneck Chili & BBQ Cookoff, Luling, TX.  Contact:  Trey Bailey, Phone:  830-875-1922, Email:  [email protected].

June 4-5, 2021:  Mansfield Marina Inaugral Cook-Off, Port Mansfield, TX.  Contact:  Susie Contreras, Phone:  956-873-1186, Email:  [email protected].

June 4-5, 2021:  Shivaree Up in Smoke Cook-Off, Gatesville, TX.  Contact:  Monica Hinds, Phone:  817-823-9030, Email:  [email protected].

June 11-12, 2021:  2nd Annual CookOff, Wichita Falls, TX.  Contact:  Dennis Taylor, Phone:  940-733-8370, Email:  [email protected].

June 11-12, 2021:  Cookin’ Up a Cure State Championship, New Braunfels, TX.  Contact:  Diana Tomlin, Phone:  830-515-6679, Email:  [email protected].

June 11-12, 2021:  CTF Spring Cook-Off (Better Late Than Never), Cuero, TX.  Contact:  Kevin Wolf, Phone:  361-243-0671, Email:  [email protected].

June 11-12, 2021:  Great American Cook-off, Brownfield, TX.  Contact:  Justin Hesse, Phone:  Email:  806-236-0362, Email:  [email protected].

June 11-12, 2021:  Joe Davis Scholarship BBQ Cook-off, Hempstead, TX.  Contact:  John Caine, Phone:  832-228-0206,  Email:  [email protected].

June 11-12, 2021:  Llano VFD Annual BBQ Cook-Off, Llano, TX.  Contact:  Joey Gunnels, Phone:  325-248-3408, Email:  [email protected].

June 11-12, 2021:  Sargent Lions Club Jubilee and BBQ Cookoff, Sargent, TX.  Contact:  Howard W Bond, Phone:  936-788-4094, Email:  [email protected].

June 11-12, 2021:  Wills Point Back the Blue, Wills Point, TX.  Contact:  Lonnie Carroll, Phone:  903-453-7183, Email:  [email protected].

June 18-19, 2021:  3rd Annual No Excuses BBQ Challenge, Beeville, TX.  Contact: Reba Beard, Phone:  361-354-7827, Email:  [email protected].

June 18-19, 2021:  AGC Houston BBQ Cookoff, Pasadena, TX.  Contact:  Tamara Hancock, Phone:  713-843-3771, Email:  [email protected].

June 18-19, 2021:  Columbus Annual June Cook-off, Columbus, TX.  Contact:  Fausta Kasier, Phone:  979-732-1386, Email: [email protected].

June 18-19, 2021:  Geronimo Annual BBQ Cook-off, Geronimo, TX.  Contact:  Bill Owens, Phone:  830-481-6311, Email:  [email protected].

June 18-19, 2021:  Lake Whitney Annual BBQ Cook-Off, Whitney, TX.  Contact:  Janice Sanders, Phone:  254-694-2540, Email:  [email protected].

June 18-19, 2021:  Ribs & Rods, Ingleside, TX.  Contact:  Barbara Gregg, Phone:  361-776-2906, Email: [email protected].

June 18-19, 2021:  Smokin on the Plaza, Lovington, NM.  Contact:  Mara Salcido, Phone:  575-396-1418, Email:  [email protected].

June 25-26, 2021:  Big Dog BBQ Cookoff, Spur TX.  Contact: Betsy Arnold, Phone:  806-269-7373, Email:  [email protected]

June 25-26, 2021:  Lake Murvaul BBQ Cook-off, Carthage, TX.  Contact: Anna Bryce, Phone:  903-931-2962, Email:  [email protected].

June 25-26, 2021:  M.A.G. Walker Strong Initiative, Groesbeck, TX.  Contact:  Ryan Smith, Phone:  903-388-8011, Email:  [email protected].

June 25-26, 2021:  Smoke in the Pines, Livingston, TX.  Contact:  John Clifton, Phone:  936-328-9864, Email:  [email protected].

June 25-26, 2021:  SS American Memorial, Seguin, TX.  Contact: Paul Leal, Phone:  860-302-5658, Email: [email protected].

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Apr. 23-24, 2021:  Marietta River City BBQ, Marietta, OH.  Contact:  Emmeline Wharton, Phone: 740-629-7139, Email: [email protected].

Apr. 23-24, 2021:  Smoke on the Water Festival (Backyard Only), Florence, AL.  Contact:  Myron Berry, Phone: 256-740-9636,
Email: [email protected].

Apr. 23-24, 2021:  WashMo BBQ, Bike, & Blues, Washington, MO.  Contact:  Cassidy Lowery, Phone: 636-239-1743, Email: [email protected].

Apr. 23-24, 2021:  Mark Twain Casino BBQ Cook-Off, LaGrange, MO.  Contact:  Darcy Buckwater, Phone: 573-655-4770, Email: [email protected].  CANCELED

Apr. 23-24, 2021:  The Great Wisconsin Tune-Up, Manawa, WI.  Contact:  Brenda Vander Zanden, Phone: 920-427-6814, Email: [email protected]CANCELED

Apr. 23-24, 2021:  Fuego y Huma 2021, San Jose,  Costa Rica.  Contact:  Natasha Loew, Phone: +506 8399 3111, Email: [email protected].

Apr. 23-24, 2021:  Ozarks BBQ Fest, Springfield, MO.  Contact:  Larry Krauck, Phone: 417-833-2660, Email: [email protected].

Apr. 23-24, 2021:  16th Annual HANOR Smokin’ Red Dirt BBQ Enid, OK.  Contact:  Lynn Benkendorf, Phone: 580-554-5995, Email: [email protected].

Apr. 23-25, 2021:  New Jersey KnoQ-Out (Campground BBQ Series), Day 1 & 2, Blairstown, NJ.  Contact:  Jeremy Garrett, Phone: 802-244-8994, Email: [email protected].

Apr. 24-25, 2021:  KCBS Greekfire Festival 2021, Reichshof, Germany.  Contact:  Markus Bondorf, Phone: +491737150816, Email: [email protected].  POSTPONED

Apr. 30-May 1, 2021:  8th Annual BBQ Throwdown, Show Low, AZ.  Contact:  John Leech, Phone: 928-205-9791,
Email: [email protected].  CANCELED

Apr. 30-May 1, 2021:  City of Springs BBQ Championship, Sulphur, OK.  Contact:  Garrett Leverridge, Phone: 580-618-0950, Email: [email protected].

Apr. 30-May 1, 2021:  Route 66 Smoke Out, Dwight, IL.  Contact:  Rodney Connors, Phone: 815-374-0364,
Email: [email protected]

Apr. 30-May 1, 2021:  39th Annual Kennett Jaycees Show Me State BBQ Cook-Off, Kennett, MO.  Contact: Lee Atwill, Phone: 573-344-1711, Email: [email protected].

Apr. 30-May 1, 2021:  NYC BBQ Cookoff, Staten Island, NY.  Contact:  Jessica Phillips, Phone: 718-351-1611,
Email: [email protected].  CANCELED

Apr. 30-May 1, 2021:  Hog Wild BBQ Cook-Off, Kids Que, and Family Festival, Brookhaven, MS.  Contact:  Adam Wallace, Phone: 601-757-2826, Email: [email protected].

Apr. 30-May 1, 2021:  UMB Smokin Vault BBQ (Invitation Competitor’s Series), Kansas City, MO.  Contact:  Stacy Lykins,
Email: [email protected].  CANCELED

Apr. 30-May 1, 2021:  Columbia Elks BBQ Cookoff, Columbia, MO.  Contact:  Carl McBee, Phone: 660-973-1953, Email: [email protected].

Apr. 30-May 1 2021:  Almost Heaven Rib Fest – One Meat Rib Contest A & B,  Buckhannon, WV.  Contact:  Jody Light, Phone: 304-439-3033
Email: [email protected].

May 1-2, 2021:  Smoke on the Water, Liberty, IN.  Contact:  Carl Sharp, Phone: 765-458-5574, Email: [email protected].

May 1-2, 2021:  Spit in the Hills, Chidlow, Western Australia.  Contact:  Fran Berry,  Phone: 61 0417530500,
Email: [email protected].

May 1-2, 2021:  7th BBQ Bulls Championship Salzburg 2021, Salzburg, Austria.  Contact:  Helmut Karl, Phone: +436767501528,
Email: [email protected].  POSTPONED

May 7-8, 2021:  Bixby Rotary BBQ’N Blues Festival, Bixby, OK.  Contact:  Kim Miller, Phone: 918-366-8000,
Email: [email protected].

May 7-8, 2021:  Wild West BBQ Cook-Off, Lamar, CO.  Contact:  Diane Pool, Phone: 719-688-0870, Email: [email protected].

May 7-8, 2021:  Rufus Teague BBQ Throwdown – Franklin, Franklin, NC.  Contact:   Bob Johanns,  Phone: 919-656-6446,
Email: [email protected].

May 7-8, 2021:  Minnesota in May, Cambridge, MN.  Contact:  Stan or Tonia Dobosenski, Email: [email protected].

May 7-8, 2021:  Minnesota in May -One Meat Contest – Ribs, Cambridge, MN.  Contact:  Stan or Tonia Dobosenski,
Email: [email protected].

May 14-16, 2021:  Smokin’ on the Buffalo BBQ Brawl (Day 1 & Day 2), Mannington, WV.  Contact:  Sara Reel, Phone: 304-677-3439, Email: [email protected].

May 14-15, 2021:  Twin Valley Fire and Smoke, Morgantown, PA.  Contact:  Sandy Fulton, Phone: 410-726-1881,
Email: [email protected].

May 14-15, 2021:  Ribs on the River, Louisana, MO.  Contact:  Susan Fregeau, Phone: 630-269-0285, Email: [email protected]. POSTPONED

May 14-15, 2021:  17th Annual Burnt Offerings BBQ Contest (Competitors Series), Riverside, CA.  Contact:  James Palmer,
Phone: 714-367-1505, Email: [email protected].

May 14-15, 2021:  Sunset Hill Kansas City Barbecue Competition, Valparaiso, IN.  Contact:  Madison Binkowski, Phone: 219-548-0219, Email: [email protected].  CANCELED

May 14-15, 2021:  Boss Hog State Championship Cook-Off, Waynesboro, GA.  Contact:  Elizabeth Billips, Phone: 706-551-0729,
Email: [email protected]

May 14-16, 2021:  Mark Marley’s Go Big or Go Home BBQ Bash (Day 1 & Day 2), Plainview, TX.  Contact:  RaeAnne Warren,
Phone: 806-292-3288, Email: [email protected].

May 14-16, 2021:  Rockin’ BBQ (Day 1 & Day 2), Warsaw, IN.  Contact:  Jeanette Wood, Phone: 574-269-1823,
Email: [email protected].

May 14-15, 2021:  Obion County Barbeque Cook-Off, Union City, TN.  Contact:  Craig McManus, Phone: 731-885-8400,
Email: [email protected].

May 15-16, 2021:  Transylvanian BBQ Festival 2nd Edition, Olteni, Covasana County, Romania.  Contact:  Szidonia Fazakas-Csoma, Phone: +40 746 110 766, Email: [email protected].  POSTPONED

May 15-16, 2021:  Twin Smoke, Vilnius, Lithuania.  Contact:  Nerijus Navickas, Phone: +447830310848, Email: [email protected].

May 21-22, 2021:  Twin States Barbecue Showdown (Backyard Only), Meridian, MS.  Contact:  Cara Shirley, Phone: 601-693-2661, Email:  [email protected].

May 21-22, 2021:  Kings of Q BBQ Cook-off and Festival, Ayden, NC. Contact: Kim Raynor, Phone: 252-481-5828, Email: [email protected].  POSTPONED

May 21-22, 2021:  BBQ, Boots & Brew, Perris, CA.  Contact:  Sarah Harty, Phone: 951-805-7546, Email: [email protected].

May 21-23, 2021:  GA – BBQ Shoot Out Day 1 & 2, Evans, GA.  Contact:  Bob Johanns, Phone: 919-656-6446,
Email: [email protected].

May 22-23, 2021:  Capital BBQ Festival, Ottawa, Ontario.  Contact:  John Thomson, Phone: 613-986-5375, Email: [email protected].

May 28-29, 2021:  Brew’n’Q Open, Coalville, Leicestershire, United Kingdom.  Contact:  Scott Lane, Phone: +447759678774,
Email: [email protected].  CANCELED

May 28-29, 2021:  9th Annual Valley Veterans BBQ Competition, Valley, NE.  Contact:  Doug Eggen, Phone: 402- 669-7951,
Email: [email protected].

May 28-29, 2021:  Big Bear Grill & Chill BBQ Championships, Big Bear Lake, CA.  Contact::  Robert Stouffer, Phone: 951-961-6190, Email: [email protected].

May 28-29, 2021:  9th Annual Smokin on the Lake, Monroe City, MO.  Contact:  Rebecca Watson, Phone: 573-735-9422,
Email: [email protected].  POSTPONED

May 28-29, 2021:  The Great Georgia BBQ Festival, Cumming, GA.  Contact:  Stan Kaminski, Phone: 770-363-0894,
Email: [email protected].  POSTPONED

May 28-29, 2021:  The Best Dam Barbeque, Boulder City, NV.  Contact:  John Chase, Phone: 702-497-3328, 
Email: [email protected].

May 28-29, 2021:  Hadi ShrinersFest, Evansville, IL.  Contact:  Roger Fuchs, Phone: 812-449-1372, Email: [email protected].  CANCELED

May 29-30, 2021:  Brew’n’Q Invitational, Coalville, Leicestershire, United Kingdom.  Contact:  Scott Lane, Phone: +447759678774,
Email: [email protected].  CANCELED

May 29-30, 2021:  Porkapalooza BBQ Festival, Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada.  Contact:  Russell Bird, Phone: 780-400-4426,
Email: [email protected].

May 30, 2021:  Helping U BBQ Triple Bone – One Meat Rib Contest A & B & C, Omaha, NE.  Contact:  Ron Rauert, Phone: 402-932-4578,
Email: [email protected].

June 4-5, 2021:  Cedar Fest BBQ Cook-off, Cedar Park, TX.  Contact:  Lyndee Matthews,  Phone: 512-260-7800, Email: [email protected].

June 4-5, 2021:  Poosa Q, Montgomery, AL.  Contact:  Christi Mann, Phone: 334-514-2081 or 334-296-3145,
Email: [email protected].  POSTPONED 

June 4-5, 2021:  Original SD BBQ Championship, Huron, SD.  Contact:  Candi Briley, Phone: 605-353-7354,
Email: [email protected].

June 4-5, 2021:  Kelley Wilson BBQ (KWBBQ), Kansas City, MO.  Contact:  Mark Blanck, Phone: 816-363-2039,
Email: [email protected].

June 4-5, 2021:  Horse Town Brew N Que Festival, Norco, CA.  Contact:  Debbie Yopp, Phone: 951-444-1280,
Email: [email protected].

June 4-5, 2021:  Mclouth BBQ Blowout 29th Annual, Mclouth, KS.  Contact:   Dan Holwick, Phone: 913-634-5267,
Email: [email protected].

June 4-5, 2021:  Up in Smoke on the Square, Lincoln, IL.  Contact:  Marc Schoonover, Phone: 217-737-9398,
Email: [email protected].  POSTPONED

June 4-5, 2021:  BBQ Fruiuli Venezia Giulia, Cividale del Friuli, Italy.  Contact:  Serena Simonetti, Phone: +393347330553,
Email: [email protected].  POSTPONED

June 4-5, 2021:  Big Blue BBQ Championship, Marysville, KS.  Contact:  Allie Argo, Phone: 785-562-8374,
Email: [email protected].  

June 4-5, 2021:  Country Invasion, Wilmington, OH.  Contact:  Kevin Garen, Phone: 937-728-9082, Email: [email protected].  POSTPONED

June 4-5, 2021:  Greeley Blues Jam, Greeley, CO.  Contact:  Brett Hill, Phone: 970-590-1095, Email: [email protected].

June 4-5, 2021:  Smoke on the Lake (Backyard Only), Bloomington, IN.  Contact:  Tony Suttile, Phone: 812-824-2628,
Email: [email protected].  CANCELED

June 4-5, 2021:  The Original SD BBQ Championships – One Meat Standalone Ribs Contest, Huron, SD.  Contact:  Candi Briley, Phone: 605-353-7354, Email: [email protected].

June 4-5, 2021:  Covington TN’s World’s Oldest BBQ Cooking Contest, Covington, TN.  Contact:  Joe Mack, Phone: 901-476-3734, Email: [email protected].

June 11-12, 2021:  Smoke on the Plains BBQ & Music Fest, Derby, KS.  Contact:  Janae’ Springer, Phone: 316-788-1519 ext.1232,
Email: [email protected].

June 11-12, 2021:  Montana BBQ Cook-off, Absarokee, MT.  Contact:  Danelle De Saveur, Phone: 406-670-8956,
Email: [email protected].

June 11-12, 2021:  Delta Smoke BBQ Contest, Wynne, AR.  Contact:  Chad House,  Phone: 870-945-0880, Email: [email protected].

June 11-12, 2021:  Separation Day Colonial BBQ, New Castle, DE.  Contact:  Sandy Fulton, Phone: 410-726-1881,
Email: [email protected].

June 11-12, 2021:  The Roberson County Fair Association Barbeque Throwdown (Competitors Series), Springfield, TN.  Contact:   Perry Pratt, Phone: 615-584-0004, Email: [email protected].

June 11-12, 2021:  Reelin N Smokin Backyard BBQ Competition (Backyard Only), Huntsville, AL.  Contact:  Brandi Quick,
Phone: 256-990-4960, Email: [email protected].

June 11-12, 2021:  Cushing Chamber 25th Annual BBQ and Blues Contest (Backyard Only) (Invite Only), Cushing, OK.  Contact: Tracy Caulfield, Phone: 918-225-2400, Email: [email protected]

June 11-13, 2021:  Vienna BBQ Days 2021 Day 1 & Day 2, Vienna, Austria.  Contact:  Exotica Team, Phone: +43 676 9003109,
Email: [email protected].

June 11-12, 2021:  Rufus Teague BBQ Throwdown – Roebuck, Roebuck, SC.  Contact:  Bob Johanns, Phone: 919-656-6446,
Email: [email protected].

June 11-13, 2021:  Bring’n Home the Bacon – Day 1 & Day 2, West Salem, WI.  Contact:  Laurie Tweten, Phone: 608-769-7446,
Email: [email protected].

June 11-12, 2021:  Beats, Brews & BBQ, Wagoner, OK.  Contact:  Samantha Call / Cass Cagle, Phone: 918-577-1772,
Email: [email protected].

June 11-12, 2021:  City of Welch Coalfields Cook-off, Welch WV.  Contact:   Jason Grubb, Phone: 304-436-3113,
Email: [email protected].

June 11, 2021:  Smoke on the Plains Derby BBQ & Music Fest – One Meat Contest – Ribs, Derby, KS.  Contact:  Janae’ Springer,
Phone: 316-788-1519 ext.1232, Email: [email protected].

June 11-12, 2021:  BBQ Jamboree, Fredericksburg, VA.  Contact:  Jeremy Bullock, Phone: 540-408-3789, Email: [email protected].

June 12-13, 2021:  Granite State BBQ Championship, Hancock, NH.  Contact:   Ted Lorson, Phone: 203-530-3506,
Email: [email protected].

June 13, 2021:   Lake County BBQ Cook-off (Backyard Only), Okauchee, WI.  Contact:  Tom Voell, Phone: 262-853-2389,
Email: [email protected].

June 18-20, 2021:  Central Plains Ribfest Day 1 & 2, Holdrege, NE.  Contact:  Doug Stevenson, Phone: 308-991-8967, Email: [email protected].

June 18-19, 2021:  Almost Heaven Bash, Roanoke, WV.  Contact:  Jody Light, Phone: 866-710-7600, Email: [email protected].

June 18-19, 2021:  Barbourville BBQ Cook-Off & Festival, Barbourville, KY.  CANCELED

June 18-19, 2021:  Silicon Valley BBQ Championship, Santa Clara, CA.  Contact:  Deb York, Phone: 408-858-2868, Email: [email protected].

June 18-19, 2021:  Ayr Charity BBQ, Ayr, Ontario, Canada.  Contact:  Michelle Granger, Phone: 519-404-7324, Email: [email protected].  CANCELED

June 18-19, 2021:  Knights of Columbus BBQ Smoke Off 4 Life, Kansas City, KS.  Contact:  Josh Markley, Phone: 913-449-1972, Email: [email protected].

June 18-19, 2021:  Rose Festival KCBS BBQ Competition, State Center, IA.  Contact:  Megan Willier, Phone: 641-691-5768, Email: [email protected].

June 18-19, 2021:  27th Annual Colorado BBQ Challenge, Frisco, CO.  Contact:  Nora Gilbertson, Phone: 970-668-9132, Email: [email protected].  POSTPONED

June 18-19, 2021:  Hartford Rib Off, Hartford, CT.  Contact:  Lynn Cohen, Phone: 860-906-1141, Email: [email protected].

June 18-19, 2021:  GLR No Bull BBQ, Gwinn, MI.  Contact:  Jesie Melchiori, Phone: 906-360-7069, Email: [email protected].

June 18-20, 2021:  Hoosier BBQ Classic Day 1 & 2, Franklin, IN.  Contact:  Dan Skaggs, Phone: 502-225-7700, Email: [email protected].

June 18-19, 2021:  York County BBQ Festival, Delta, PA.  Contact:  Ken Jensen, Phone: 732-513-8331,  Email: [email protected].

June 18-19, 2021:  DeSoto Shrine Clue 13th Annual BBQ Cook-Off, Nesbit, MS.  Contact:  Jason Francis, Phone: 901-827-9201, Email: [email protected].

June 18-19, 2021:  Black Silo Swine in the Vine, Trenton, MO.  Contact:  Carl McBee, Phone: 660-973-1953, Email: [email protected].

June 19-20, 2021:  Central Maine BBQ Cook Off, Showhegan, ME.  Contact:  Jason Gayne,  Phone: 207-431-2396, Email: exdirskwheganarechamber.com.

June 19, 2021:  Camp High Hopes Rib Fest (Backyard Only), Sioux City, IA.  Contact:  Sarah Morgan,  Phone: 712-224-2267, Email: [email protected].

June 25-27, 2021:  Heritage Days BBQ Showdown Day 1 & 2, Belvidere, IL.  Contact:  Danny Anderson, Phone: 815-544-2612,
Email: [email protected].

June 25-26, 2021:  Blount County BBQ Bash, Maryville, TN.  Contact:  Mark Smith, Phone: 865-806-5398, Email: [email protected].

June 25-26, 2021:  Miles City Cowtown Cook Off, Miles City, MT.  Contact:  Fidele Dent, Phone: 406-853-2919, Email: [email protected].

June 25-26, 2021:  28th Annual Giante National Capital BBQ Battle, Washington, DC.  Contact:  Sandy Fulton, Phone: 410-726-1881, Email: [email protected].

June 25-26, 2021:  9th Annual Covington Cork & Pork Festival, Covington, VA.  Contact:  David Bryant, Phone: 540-968-3561, Email: [email protected].

June 25-26, 2021:  The Great Lenexa BBQ Battle-Kansas State Championship, Lenexa, KS.  Contact:  Sarah Hirst, Phone: 913-477-7139,
Email: [email protected].

June 25-27, 2021:  Back the Blue Day 1 & 2, Madison, MS.  Contact:  Van Waites, Phone: 601-942-4985, Email: [email protected].

June 25-26, 2021:  Riverland Smokers BBQ Contest, Dodewaard, Netherlands.  Contact:  Maurice Mulder, Phone: +31 0 6 408 481 20,
Email: [email protected].

June 25-26, 2021:  Bowling Green Bakcyard Event (Backyard Only), Bowling Green, KY.  Contact:  Dean Conners, Phone: 573-470-0414,
Email: [email protected].

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

Apr. 23-24, 2021:  24th Annual Goldthwaite State Championship BBQ & Goat Cook-off, Goldthwaite, TX.  Contact:  Goldthwaite Area Chamber of Commerce, Phone:  325-648-3619, Email:  [email protected].

Apr. 23-24, 2021:  2021 Muenster Germanfest BBQ Cookoff, Muenster, TX.  Contact:  Muenster Chamber of Commerce, Phone:  940-759-2227, Email:  [email protected].

Apr. 30 – May 1, 2021:  Howdy-Roo 26th Annual Bar-B-Q State Championship, Marble Falls, TX.  Contact:  Craig Schlicke, Phone:  512-507-9089, Email:   [email protected].

Apr. 30-May 1, 2021:  2021 Eastside Cinco De Drinko Cook-Off, Houston, TX.  Contact:  Alfredo Salinas, Phone:  504-343-1354, Email:  [email protected].

Apr. 30-May 1, 2021:  Lockhart FFA Booster Club BBQ & Chili Cook-Off, Luling, TX.  Contact:  Lockhart FFA Booster Club, Email:  [email protected]

May 8, 2021:  Best of the West BBQ Cook-Off, Midland, TX.  Contact:  Tim Stallard, Phone:  432-620-8180, Email:  [email protected].

May 14-15, 2021:  Flower Mound Smoke Fest, Flower Mound, TX.  Contact:  Summit Club, Email:  [email protected].

May 14-15, 2021:  MSCA BBQ Cook-Off, Madisonville, TX.  Contact:  Sharon Phelps, Phone:  936-348-8460, Email:  [email protected].

May 21-22, 2021:  Kevin Vest Memorial Bull Riding & BBQ Cook-off, Dublin, TX.  Contact:  Lilly G Arena Productions, Phone:  254-459-0141.

May 28-29, 2021:  Gustine Homecoming BBQ Cookoff, Gustin, TX.  Contact:  Derek Ahearn, Phone:  325-330-0916.

May 28-30, 2021:  Red, White & Blue BBQ Festival, Caddo Mills, TX.  Contact:  Ruckup Charities, Email:  [email protected].

June 11, 2021:  Chisolm Trail Roundup Barbecue & Chili Cookoff, Lockhart, TX.  Contact:  Lockhart Chamber of Commerce, Phone:  512-398-2818, Contact:  [email protected].

June 25-26, 2021:  Jacksboro Fire Department Annual TN Fest Cook-Off, Jacksboro, TX.  Contact:  Jason Jennings, Phone:  940-507-1594, Email:  [email protected].

June 25-26, 2021:  Riverfest, Bandera, TX.  Contact:  Vicki Browning, Phone:  210-378-2055, Email:  [email protected]

June 25-26, 2021:  Jacksboro Fire Department Annual TNT Fest Cook-off, Jacksboro, TX.  Contact:  Jason Jennings, Phone:  940-507-1594, Email: [email protected].

 

 

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

June 4-5, 2021:  Porkerfest BBQ Competition, Atlanta, GA.  Contact:  Andrew Stringfellow, Jr., Phone: 229-429-1507/770-882-7789, Email: [email protected].

June 4-5, 2021:  Hogs for the Cause, New Orleans, LA.  Contact:  Rene Loupree, Phone:  504-554-5123, Email:  [email protected].

July 23-24, 2021:  Smoke on the Mountain BBQ Contest, Galax, VA.  Contact:  Michael Stevens, Phone:  376-236-2184, Email:  [email protected].

July 30-31, 2021:  Water Valley Watermelon Carnival Train Tracks Pork Attack, Water Valley, MS.  Contact:  Tonya Eubanks, Phone:  662-609-7370, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 10-11, 2021:  South Mississippi Boucherie Festival, Tylertown, MS.  Contact:  Taylor Stringer, Phone: 601-803-2075 Email: [email protected]

Sept. 23-25, 2021:  Praise the Lard, Murphysboro, IL.  Contact:  Laurie Neef, Phone:  618-684-8902, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 24-25, 2021:  Bartlett BBQ Fest, Bartlett, TN.  Contact:  David Parsons, Phone:  901-859-3381/901-859-3381, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 25-26, 2021:  The Great Ruleville Roast, Ruleville, MS.  Contact:  Elise Jenkins, Phone: 662-719-1675, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 8-9, 2021:  MS Delta State Championship/Cleveland Octoberfest, Cleveland, MS.  Contact:  Elise Jenkins, Phone (Cell): 662-719-1675, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 15-16, 2021:  Arlington BBQ Fallfest, Arlington, TN.  Contact:  Paige Eavenson, Phone:  901-488-7822, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 16-17, 2021:  Delta Hot Tamale Festival, Greenville, MS.  Check back for further info.

Oct. 22-23, 2021:  Bolivar BBQ Blowout, Bolivar, TN.  Contact:   Suzanne Rhea, Phone: 731-609-1568, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 29-30, 2021:  Southaven Springfest, Southaven, MS.  Contact:  Kristi Faulkner, Phone:  901-461-1791 Email: [email protected].

Nov. 5-6, 2021:  Big Pig Jig, Vienna, GA.  Contact:  Rhonda Lamb Heath,  Phone (Day): 229-332-1596/Phone (Night): 229-322-4157 Email: [email protected].

 

 

 

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

Apr. 23-25, 2021:  New Jersey KnoQ-out (Campground BBQ Series) – Double, Blairstown, NJ.

Apr. 24, 2021:  Spring Break (Double) Steak Cookoff, Lancaster, PA.

Apr. 30 – May 2, 2021:  Jiggy with the Piggy Double, Kannapolis, NC.  POSTPONED

May 1, 2021:  Keystone Double Steak Cookoff, Terre Hill, PA.

May 7-8, 2021:  Rufus Teague BBQ Throwdown – Franklin, Franklin, NC.

May 14-15, 2021:  Twin Valley Fire and Smoke BBQ Competition, Morgantown, PA.

May 14-16, 2021:  Smokin on the Buffalo Barbecue Brawl – Double, Mannington, WV.

June 11-12, 2021:  WV Coalfields Cookoff, Welch, WV.

June 11-12, 2021:  BBQ Jamboree, Fredericksburg, VA.

June 18-19, 2021:  Almost Heaven BBQ Bash, Roanoke, WV.

June 18-19, 2021:  York County BBQ Festival & Street Fair, Delta, PA.

June 25-26, 2021:  Covington Cork and Pork Festival, Covington, VA.

July 9-10, 2021:  New Jersey State BBQ Championship, North Wildwood, NJ.

July 16-17, 2021:  Chillin’ & Grillin’ in the Glades, Wise, VA.

July 16-17, 2021:  Rufus Teague BBQ Throwdown – Zooland, Asheboro, NC.

July 23-24, 2021:  Smoke on the Mountain BBQ Championship, Galax, VA.

July 23-24, 2021:  Bone Sucking Sauce Peak City Pig Fest, Apex, NC.

July 30-31, 2021:  Rufus Teague BBQ Throwdown – Murphy, Marble, NC.

July 30-31, 2021:  Smoke in the Grove BBQ Festival, Spring Grove, PA.

Aug. 13-14, 2021:  Black Mountain BBQ Festival, Black Mountain, NC.

Aug. 20-21, 2021:  Pig Out in the Park (Backyard Only), Frostburg, MD.

Aug. 27-29, 2021:  Dirty Boots County Fest BBQ & Meats Double, Boonsboro, MD.

Aug. 27-28, 2021:  New Holland Summer Fest, New Holland, PA.

Sept. 2-4, 2021:  I love Barbecue and Music Festival, Lake Placid, NY.

Sept. 10-11, 2021:  Recovery Fest, Richmond, VA.

Sept. 24-25, 2021:  Smoke in the Park, Lemoyne, PA.

Sept. 24-25, 2021: Pigmaster’s BBQ Challenge, Rutherford College, NC.

Sept. 25-26, 2021:  Oinktoberfest BBQ Cookoff, Clarence, NY.

Oct. 8-9, 2021:  Keystone Classic BBQ State Championship, Harrisburg, PA.

Oct. 8-9, 2021:  Eastern Carolina BBQ Throwdown, Rocky Mount, NC.

Oct. 15-17, 2021:  Rufus Teague – Zom-B-Q, Galax, VA.

Oct. 29-31, 2021:  Rufus Teague Shelby- Double, Shelby, NC.

 

 

 

 

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

May 7, 2021:  Minnesota in May – Compart Kid’s Que, Cambridge, MN.

May 7-8, 2021:  Minnesota in May – Master’s Series Contest, Cambridge, MN.  

May 8, 2021:  Minnesota in May – Backyard Contest, Cambridge, MN.

May 22, 2021:  Mad May BBQ, Madison Lake, MN.  

May 30, 2021:  Wild West Days Rib 2021 Cookoff, Zimmerman, MN.  

June 11-13, 2021:  Bring’n Home the Bacon – Masters, West Salem, WI.

June 11-13, 2021:  Bring’n Home the Bacon – Backyard, West Salem, WI.

June 20, 2021:  Rigs & Pigs Backyard, Buffalo, MN.  

July 24, 2021:  Fillmore County Fair BBQ Cook-Off, Preston, MN.

Aug. 7, 2021:  B-Dale BBQ Contest, Roseville, MN.

Aug. 21, 2021:  Boomer Backyard BBQ Cookoff, Canton, MN.  

Aug. 20-21, 2021:  Big Island BBQ – Masters Series, Albert Lea, MN.  

Aug. 22, 2021:  Big Island BBQ (BIB) – Backyard, Albert Lea, MN.  

Sept. 11, 2021:  Youth First Rib Competition (Backyard Competition), Annandale, MN. 

Sept. 18, 2021:  Livin Music Festival, Elk River, MN.

Oct. 15-17, 2021:  Bring’n Home the Bacon II – Backyard (Double), West Salem, WI.

 

 

 

 

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

Check back later for future events.

 

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

May 17, 2021:  NEBS Monthly Board of Directors Meeting, Online.

June 21, 2021:  NEBS Monthly Board of Directors Meeting, Online.

July 19, 2021:  NEBS Monthly Board of Directors Meeting, Online.

Aug. 16, 2021:  NEBS Monthly Board of Directors Meeting, Online.

Sept. 20, 2021:  NEBS Monthly Board of Directors Meeting, Online.

Oct. 18, 2021:  NEBS Monthly Board of Directors Meeting, Online.

Nov. 15, 2021:  NEBS Monthly Board of Directors Meeting, Online.

Dec. 20, 2021:  NEBS Monthly Board of Directors Meeting, Online.

 

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

May 1-2, 2021:  Canadian Festival of Chili and BBQ, Langley, BC, Canada CANCELED

June 5, 2021:  Grillfest, Burlington, WA. CANCELED

June 12-13, 2021:  Bottles Brews Barbeques, Prosser, WA. CANCELED

July 17, 2021:  Feed The Troops, Fairchild AFB, WA.  Volunteers and Donations Needed

Aug. 7-8, 2021:  Canadian National Championships, Whistler, BC, Canada.  TBD

Aug. 14-15, 2021:  Oak Harbor Pig Fest, Oak Harbor, WA.  TBD

Aug. 21-22, 2021:  Oregon Bacon Championships, Salem, OR.  TBD

Aug. 28-29, 2021:  Beaverton Pitmaster BBQ Cookout!, Beaverton, OR.  TBD

Sept. 10-11, 2021:  Benton City DAZE 2021, Benton City, WA.  TBD

Nov. 12-14, 2021:  Annual Meeting @ Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort, Suquamish, WA.  TBD

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

Apr. 23-24, 2021:  OMAR Hillbilles Outhouse BBQ Cook-Off, Moncks Corner, SC.  Contact:  Paul Port, Phone:  843-499-2720, Email:  [email protected] or Greg Hardee, Phone:  843-364-5595, Email:  [email protected].

Apr. 30-May 1, 2021:  Race of the Pines, Pinehurst, NC.  Contact:  Josh Peyton, Phone 803-467-9680, ​​Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 22-23, 2021:  Clinton Smokin’ On The Rails, Clinton, SC.  Contact:  Kevin Hawkins, Phone: 864-200-4510,
Email: [email protected]​.

 

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

Apr. 23, 2021:  Marietta River City BBQ Steak Cookoff, Marietta, OH.

Apr. 23, 2021:  Great Wisconsin Tune-Up SCA 6-Pack (Double), Manawa, WI.

Apr. 23, 2021:  Last Chance for Arkansas State Steak Cookoff Championship, Batesville, AR.

Apr. 23, 2021:  Ozarks BBQ Fest Steak Cookoff, Springfield, MO.

Apr. 23, 2021:  Hanor Red Dirt BBQ Steak Cookoff, Enid, OK.

Apr. 24, 2021:  Great Wisconsin Tune-Up SCA 6-Pack (Double) Day 2, Manawa, WI.

Apr. 24, 2021:  2021 Arkansas State Steak Cookoff Championship Batesville, AR.

Apr. 24, 2021:  2nd Annual Bovine at the Shrine Steak Cookoff (Double), Savannah, GA.

Apr. 24, 2021:  Acey-Deucey Arkansas State Championship Steak Cookoff, Batesville, AR.

Apr. 24, 2021:  Spring Break (Double) Steak Cookoff, Lancaster, PA.

Apr. 24, 2021:  Lenoir County Fair Steak Cookoff, Kinston, NC.

Apr. 24, 2021:  Sin City Steak Cookoff, Las Vegas, NV.

Apr. 24, 2021:  Solano Steak Out, Dixon, CA.

Apr. 25, 2021:  Great Wisconsin Tune-Up SCA 6-Pack (Double) Day 3, Manawa, WI.

Apr. 25, 2021:  1st Chance for Arkansas Steak Cookoff Championship, Batesville, AR.

Apr. 30, 2021:  2nd Annual Kennett Jaycees Steak Cookoff, Kennett, MO.

Apr. 30, 2021:  Route 66 Smokeout Steak Cookoff, Dwight, IL.

Apr. 30, 2021:  HogWild BBQ & Steak Cookoff & Family Festival, Brookhaven, MS.

Apr. 30, 2021:  MN State Championship Warm-Up, Lakeville, MN.

Apr. 30, 2021:  2nd Annual Show Low Steak Cookoff, Show Low, AZ.

May 1, 2021:  Will Rogers Classic Steak Cookoff, Claremore, OK.

May 1, 2021:  Scouting for Steaks Steak Cookoff (Double), Whitesburg, TN.

May 1, 2021:  Grillin at The Fort (Double), Spanish Fort, AL.

May 1, 2021:  Keystone Steak Cookoff (Double), Terre Hill, PA.

May 1, 2021:  MN State Championship Steak Cookoff (Triple), Lakeville, MN.

May 1, 2021:  Smoke on the Water Steak Cookoff, Liberty, IN.

May 1, 2021:  Masters in May (Double) Steak Cookoff, Bancroft, WI.

May 1, 2021:  Roanoke Roundup (Double) Steak Cookoff, Roanoke, TX.

May 1, 2021:  Shake Rag Tenn (Pop 441/2) Steak Cookoff, Millington, TN.

May 1, 2021:  3rd Annual Jesup Shrine Club (Double) Steak Cookoff, Jesup, GA.

May 2, 2021:  Kellyville Ponies Baseball Hit It Out Of The Park Steak Cookoff (Double), Kellyville, OK.

May 8, 2021:  10th Annual Mid South Great Steak Cookoff, West Memphis, AR.

May 8, 2021:  Steamboat BBQ’s Thankful for Steaks Cookoff (Double), Des Plaines, IL.

May 8, 2021:  Bama-Q (Double) Steak in Caverns, Warrior, AL.

May 8, 2021:  Lyons Ribeye (Double) Roundup, Lyons, GA.

May 8, 2021:  Texas Southern Steak Showdown, Texas City, TX.

May 8, 2021:  Steak-O de Mayo (Double) Steak Cookoff, Anaheim, CA.

May 9, 2021:  Lyons Ribeye (Double) Roundup, Lyons, GA.

May 14, 2021:  Twin Valley Fire and Smoke Steak Cookoff, Morgantown, PA.

May 14, 2021:  Smokin’ on the Buffalo Brawl Steak Cookoff, Mannington, WV.

May 15, 2021:  The Great Cedar Rapids Sizzle (Double) Steak Cookoff, Cedar Rapids, IA.

May 15, 2021:  Hound Hogs Steak Shootout (Double), Carrollton, GA.

May 15, 2021:  The BBQHQ 1st Annual Classic 2021 (Double), Simi Valley, CA.

May 15, 2021:  Garden Spot Fire & Rescue (Double) Steak Cookoff, New Holland, PA.

May 15, 2021:  BBQ Pit Stop Steak Championship Series, Layton, UT.

May 15, 2021:  Tim’s Ford Steak Showdown (Double), Winchester, TN.

May 22, 2021:  Turkeytown VFD Smoke Show (Double), West Newton, PA.

May 22, 2021:  Celebration in the Park (Double) Steak Cookoff, Glencoe, AL.

May 22, 2021:  The Croix Valley (Double) Steak Cookoff, Hudson, WI.

May 22, 2021:  2nd Annual Gene Potts Memorial Steak Cookoff, Liberty, TX.

May 22, 2021:  Locked Up BBQ Charity Steak Showdown (Double), Gig Harbor, WA.

May 22, 2021:  Wahabi Shriners 1st Annual Steak Cookoff, Jackson, MS.

May 29, 2021:  Old South (Double) Steak Competition, Athens, AL.

May 29, 2021:  Saluting with Steak (Double) Steak Cookoff, Plainfield, IL.

May 29, 2021:  The Longhorn (Double) Show Down, Jones, OK.

May 29, 2021:  Mitchell County (Double) Steak Cookoff, Osage, IA.

May 29, 2021:  Stout Ranch Rodeo Steak Cookoff, Graham, TX.

May 30, 2021:  Prairie Fire (Double) Steak Cookoff, Sioux Falls, SD.

May 30, 2021:  Wellston Tigers (Double) Showdown, Wellston, OK.

June 4, 2021:  KWBBQ Steak Cookoff, Kansas City, MO.

June 4, 2021:  Hartselle Tigers “Eye of the Tiger” Burger Challenge, Hartselle, AL.

June 5, 2021:  Rawhide Meat Co. Eastern Illinois Steak Championship Cookoff, Danville, IL.

June 5, 2021:  Beef Empire Days Grill Master Cookoff (Double), Garden City, KS.

June 5, 2021:  Hartselle Tiger Ribeye Throw Down (Double) Steak Cookoff, Hartselle, AL.

June 5, 2021:  Georgia Great (Double) Steak Cookoff, Hazlehurst, GA.

June 5, 2021:  Smoke Showing (Double) Steak Cookoff, Lancaster, PA.

June 5, 2021:  World’s Oldest BBQ Cooking Contest Steak Cookoff, Covington, TN.

June 5, 2021:  Miami Cow Calling Contest, Miami, TX.

June 5, 2021:  Tracy Link Cares (Double) Steak Cookoff, Kansas City, MO.

June 6, 2021:  FLAVOR of Lee’s Summit Annual Charity Steak-Off, Kansas City, MO.

June 11, 2021:  Smoke on the Plains Derby BBQ & Music Fest, Derby, KS.

June 11, 2021:  Beats, Brews & BBQ Steak Cookoff, Wagoner, OK.

June 12, 2021:  Granite State BBQ Championship Steak Cookoff, Hancock, NH.

June 12, 2021:  Steak on the Lake Steak Cookoff (Double), Arnolds Park, IA.

June 12, 2021:  Sand Mountain Sizzle Steak Cookoff (Double), Albertville, AL.

June 12, 2021:  Noble County Smoke Eaters (Double) Steak Cookoff, Perry, OK.

June 12, 2021:  Mulebarn Steak Cookoff, Buchanan, TN.

June 12, 2021:  Lumberjack Steak Cookoff (Double) Feature, Frederic, WI.

June 12, 2021:  Summer Cookoff, George West, TX.

June 12, 2021:  BBQ Pit Stop Steak Championship Series, Ogden, UT.

June 12, 2021:  Panter Classic (Double) Steak Cookoff, Liberty, TX.

June 13, 2021:  Pawnee Fire Steak Cookoff, Pawnee, OK.

June 18, 2021:  Almost Heaven BBQ Bash GRill Off Steak Cookoff, Weston, WV.

June 18, 2021:  Jesse Dylan James Foundation Benefit Steak Cookoff, Searcy, AR.

June 18, 2021:  Hoosier BBQ Classic (Double) Steak Cookoff, Franklin, IN.

June 18, 2021:  Desoto Shrine Club Steak Cookoff, Nesbit, MS.

June 18, 2021:  York County BBQ Festival Steak Cookoff, Delta, PA.

June 19, 2021:  PHA Steak and Bacon (Double) Cookoff, Katy, TX.

June 19, 2021:  Carnivor (Double) Steak Cookoff, Marshfield, MO.

June 19, 2021:  Jesse Dylan James Foundation Benefit (Double) Steak Cookoff, Searcy, AR.

June 19, 2021:  WWWINERY Vineyard (Double) Steak Cookoff, Decorah, IA.

June 19, 2021:  The Great Wagyu Roundup, Fort Worth, TX.

June 19, 2021:  Wildcard Steak Cookout (Double), Show Low, AZ.

June 20, 2021:  Hornet Dunk & Grill Steak Cookoff, Springfield, MO.

June 25, 2021:  Heritage Days Steak Throw Down, Belvidere, IL.

June 25, 2021:  4th Annual Hilliard Youth Football Car-B-Que Steak Cookoff, Folkston, GA.

June 25, 2021:  The Clay Lodge Steak Cookoff, Church Hill, TN.

June 26, 2021:  Ohio State Steak Cookoff, Waynesville, OH.

June 26, 2021:  4th Annual Hilliard Youth Football Car-B-Que (Double) Steak  Cookoff, Folkston, GA.

June 26, 2021:  The Lodge (Double) Steak Cookoff, Johnson City, TN.

 

 

 

 

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

Apr. 23, 2021:  New Jersey KnoQ-out, Campground Series, (Dessert), Blairstown, NJ.

Apr. 30, 2021:  Canadian Festival of Chili & BBQ, (Bacon, Burger, Chef, Recipe, Sandwich, Seafood, Soup, Steak), Langley, BC, Canada.

May 6, 2021:  Taste of Lake Murray (Burger, Seafood, Chef, Dessert, Bacon, Sandwich), Columbia, SC.

May 8, 2021:  Team Alabama – Steak in the Caverns – Shrimp Ancillary, (Seafood), Warrior, AL.

May 10, 2021:  Japan Burger Championship (Burger), Tokyo, Japan.

May 15, 2021:  Team Texas – Big Ass Crawfish Bash (Seafood, Chef, Recipe), La Marque, TX.

May 21, 2021:  High on the Hog Festival (Steak), Winchester, TN.

July 1, 2021:  Michigan Ribfest, (BBQ – Eat Division), Lake Orion, MI.

July 14, 2021:  Nashville Scene – Burger Week, Nashville, TN.

Aug. 7, 2021:  Uganda Food Championship 2021, (Chef), Kampala City, Uganda.

Aug. 28, 2021:  World Championship Hot Wing Contest & Festival, (Chef, Recipe), Memphis, TN.

Sept. 17, 2021:  World Food Championship Chili Cookoff, (Soup), Myrtle Beach, SC.

Nov. 5-9, 2021:  World Food Championships, Dallas, TX.

 

 

 

Non-Sanctioned Events

Apr. 23, 2021:  Barbecue News Magazine’s Sauces of Honor Entry Deadline, Douglas, GA.

May 12-15, 2021:  Memphis in May 2021, Memphis, TN.

September 3-5, 2021: Pinehurst Barbecue Festival, Pinehurst, NC.  Contact:  Peter Stillwell, Phone: 910-215-0861  Email: [email protected].

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May 21-23, 2021:  Myron Mixon – Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA.

May 22, 2021:  Mason Dixon BBQ Service Brisket Bootcamp, Greencastle, PA.  

June 5, 2021:  Mason Dixon BBQ Service Ribs and Chicken Bootcamp, Greencastle, PA.  

June 11-13, 2021:  Myron Mixon – Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA.

June 12, 2021:  Mason Dixon BBQ Service Brisket Bootcamp, Greencastle, PA.  

June 19, 2021:  Bob & Moe BBQ Show, Harleysville, PA.  

June 25-26, 2021:  Mason Dixon BBQ Service Pork and Whole Hog Bootcamp, Greencastle, PA.  

July 10, 2021:  Mason Dixon BBQ Service Brisket Bootcamp, Greencastle, PA.  

July 24, 2021:  Mason Dixon BBQ Service Ribs and Chicken Bootcamp, Greencastle, PA.  

Aug. 13-14, 2021:  Mason Dixon BBQ Service Brisket Bootcamp, Greencastle, PA.  

Aug. 28, 2021:  Mason Dixon BBQ Service Ribs and Chicken Bootcamp, Greencastle, PA.  

Sept. 18, 2021:  Mason Dixon BBQ Service Turkey and Tailgate Bootcamp, Greencastle, PA.  

Sept. 24-26, 2021:  Myron Mixon – Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA.

Oct. 15-17, 2021:  Myron Mixon – Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA.

Nov. 12-13, 2021:  Myron Mixon – Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA.

 

BBQ Judging Schools

Apr. 23, 2021:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Marietta, OH.  FMI:  steakcookoffs.com.

Apr. 23, 2021:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Savannah, GA.  FMI:  steakcookoffs.com.

Apr. 23, 2021:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Lancaster, PA.  FMI:  steakcookoffs.com.

Apr. 23, 2021:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Las Vegas, NV.  FMI:   steakcookoffs.com.

Apr. 24, 2021:  KCBS Certified Judging Class, Denver, CO.  Contact:  Dan Crose, Phone: 816-686-5888, Email: [email protected].

Apr. 29, 2021:  KCBS Certified Judging Class, Brookhaven, MS.  Contact:  Mark Porter, Phone: 601-757-1772, Email: [email protected].

Apr. 30, 2021:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Spanish Fort, AL.  FMI:  steakcookoffs.com.

May 1, 2021:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Terre Hill, PA.  FMI:  steakcookoffs.com.

May 6, 2021:  KCBS Certified Judge Class, Cambridge, MN.  Contact:  John Scharffbillig, Phone: 651-295-7165,
Email: [email protected]

May 7, 2021:   SCA Certified Judges Class, Texas City, TX. 

May 7, 2021:   SCA Certified Judges Class, Anaheim, CA.    

May 9, 2021:   SCA Certified Judges Class, Liberty, TX.

May 11, 2021:  KCBS Certified Judge Class, Kansas City, MO.  Contact:  https://www.americanroyal.com/bbq/spring-events/judging-classes/.

May 12, 2021:   KCBS Table Captain Class, Kansas City, MO.  Contact:  https://www.americanroyal.com/bbq/spring-events/judging-classes/.

May 14, 2021:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Yorkville, IL.  FMI:  steakcookoffs.com.

May 14, 2021:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Winchester, TN.  FMI:  steakcookoffs.com.

May 21, 2021:  SCA Certified Judges Class, West Newton, PA.  FMI:  steakcookoffs.com.

May 21, 2021:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Glencoe, AL.  FMI:  steakcookoffs.com.

May 21, 2021:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Gig Harbor, WA.  FMI:  steakcookoffs.com.

May 27, 2021:  KCBS Certified Judge Class, Boulder City, NV.  Contact: John Chase, Email: [email protected].

May 28, 2021:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Jones, OK.  FMI:  steakcookoffs.com.

June 15, 2021:  KCBS Certified Judging Class, Kansas City, KS.  Contact:  Bob Hagar,  Phone: 913-850-3348, Email: [email protected]. 

June 18, 2021:   SCA Certified Judges Class, Franklin, TN.  FMI:  steakcookoffs.com.

June 19, 2021:  KCBS Certified Judging Class, Westland, MI.  Contact:  Sarah Austin,  Phone: 734-612-5055, Email: [email protected].

July 2, 2021:   SCA Certified Judges Class, Mason City, IA.  FMI:  steakcookoffs.com.

July 31, 2021:  KCBS Certified Judging Class, Shawnee, KS.  Contact:  Tonya Lecuru, Phone: 913-742-6402, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 7, 2021:  SCA Certified Judges Class, New Berlin, WI.  FMI:  steakcookoffs.com.

 

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