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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.

Aug. 29, 2020:  The Rib Rubdown 2020, Knightsen, CA.  

Sept. 19, 2020:  Hot Q’s & Cold Brews BBQ Championship 2020, (KCBS & ToY), Oroville, CA.  Contact:  Ben Lobenstein, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 2021  

Sept. 26, 2020:  Dixon Grillin & Chillin, (SCA), Dixon, CA.   

Sept. 26, 2020:  BBQ in the Glen 2020, Willow Glen (San Jose), CA.  Contact:  Robert Hernandez, Phone:  408-410-9502, Email:  [email protected]. 

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

Oct. 3, 2020:  Burnt Offerings BBQ Contest 2020, (KCBS Competition Series), Riverside, CA.  Contact:  Jim Palmer, Phone:  714-319-1782, Email:  [email protected] 

Oct. 17, 2020:  Throwdown in the Vineyard 2020, (KCBS & ToY), Murphys, CA.  

Nov. 7, 2020:  Indio CA State BBQ Championship & Festival 2020, (KCBS), Indio, CA.   

Nov. 14, 2020:  The BBQHQ 2nd Annual CA Steak Championship, (SCA – DOUBLE), Simi Valley, CA.  

Dec. 27, 2020:  Arizona Nat’l BBQ Stampede 2020, (KCBS & ToY), Phoenix, AZ.  

Jan. 16, 2021:  Slab-O-Rama BBQ Challenge 2021, (KCBS), Bullhead City, AZ.  Contact:  Scott Merrill, Phone:  928-234-8130, Email:  [email protected]  

Jan. 23, 2021:  Golden State Battle III, (KCBS), Riverside, CA.   

Apr. 17, 2021:  BBQ, Boots & Brew, (KCBS & ToY), Perris, CA.   

May 1, 2021:  Elk Grove Western Festival & BBQ Championship 2021, (KCBS), Elk Grove, CA.   

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

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

June 19, 2021:  Silicon Valley BBQ Championship 2021, (KCBS), Santa Clara, 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.   

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), San Diego, CA. 

Sept. 25, 2021:  Rogue Caveman Barbecue, (KCBS), Grants Pass, OR.

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. 

Aug. 21-22, 2020:  Cameron Fun Fest, Cameron, TX.  Contact:  Daniel Willie, Phone:  254-718-7052.  CANCELED

Sept. 4-5, 2020:  Jarrell #2, Jarrell, TX.  Contact: Dave Welhouse, Phone: 512-289-8473.

Sept. 18-19, 2020:  Harper Cook-Off, Harper, TX.  Contact:  Steve Sweeney, Phone:  830-992-1193.

Sept. 25-26, 2020:   Boots, Bids & BBQ (Quad Cities), Nolanville, TX.  Contact:  Joe Medrano, Phone:  254-534-2920. 

Oct. 2-3, 2020:  Bob Miracle, Temple, TX.  Contact: Karen Stagner. Phone:  409-750-0102.

Nov.  6-7, 2020:  Morgan’s Point Resort Trooper Tom Nipper Memorial, Morgan’s Point, TX.  Contact: Karen Stagner, Phone: (409) 750-0102.

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

Oct. 23-24, 2020:  Rock ‘N’ Brews BBQ Festival, Lake Wales, FL.  Contact:  Kevin DeNell, Phone:  954-465-3804, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 6-7, 2020:  Big Belly BBQ Battle, Davenport, FL.  Contact:  Angela Iversen, Phone:  407-697-4077, Email:  [email protected].  CANCELED

Nov. 13-14, 2020:  South Daytona’s BBQ and Blues Festival, Daytona, FL.  Contact:  Amy Zengotita, Phone:  386-322-3070, Email:  [email protected].

Jan. 29-30, 2021:  Butts & Clucks on the Bay, Apalachicola, FL.  Contact:  John Solomon, Email: [email protected].

Feb. 26-27, 2021:  Pigz in Z’Hills BBQ & Blues, Zephyrhills, FL.  Contact:  Melanie Monson, Phone:  813-782-1913, Email:  [email protected]

Mar. 26-27, 2021:  Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash, Venice, FL.  Contact:  Don Fisher, Phone:  941-809-5232, Email:  [email protected].

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

 

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

Aug. 14-15, 2020:  Smoke on the Lake, Acworth, GA.  Contact:  Judy Dooley, Phone:  336-407-5052, Email:  [email protected].  CANCELED

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  Doc Holliday BBQ Championship, Griffin, GA.  Contact:  Will Doss, Phone:  770-228-4699, Email:  [email protected] CANCELED

Oct. 2-3, 2020:  Brickyard BBQ Bash at Americus KOA, Americus, GA.  Contact:  Ira Kelly, Phone:  229-942-2330, Email:  [email protected].    CANCELED

Oct. 9-10, 2020:  Nutwood Winery BBQ Championship & Cookoff, LaGrange, GA.  Contact:  Neil Liechty, Phone:  706-881-7402, Email:  [email protected].  CANCELED

Oct. 23-24, 2020:  Smoke in the Valley, Fort Valley, GA.  Contact:  Chris Smith, Phone:  478-397-5579, Email:  [email protected]

Oct. 30-31, 2020:  Firehouse BBQ Festival, Donalsonville, GA.  Contact:  Virginia Harrison, Phone:  229-400-3772, Email:  [email protected].

Nov. 13-14, 2020:  Smokin’ on Blackshear BBQ & Music Festival, Cordele, GA.  Contact:  Linda Hawkins, Phone:  229-276-1004, Email:  [email protected].

Mar. 5-6, 2021:  Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival 2021, Tifton, GA.  Contact:  Tyrone Spearman, Phone:  229-386-0216 or Angela Elder, Phone:  229-392-3376.

Apr. 16-17, 2021:  Barnesville BBQ and Blues Festival, Barnesville, GA.  Contact:  Melissa Lee, Phone:  770-358-5884, Email:  [email protected].

Apr. 30-May 1, 2021:  Kennedy Creek BBQ Cookoff, Suches, GA.  Contact:  Claudia Wood, Phone:  478-290-3858, Email:  [email protected].

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

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

Aug. 7-8, 2020:  IBCA Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.  Contact:  Secretary, Phone:  512-806-3287, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 10/2020 

Aug. 14-15, 2020:  Busted in Baylor County, Seymour, TX.  Contact:  Jon Hrncirik, Phone:  940-256-0743, Email:  [email protected].

Aug. 14-15, 2020:  Daryl’s Place Annual Cookoff, Santa Fe, TX.  Contact:  Daryl Nidiffer, Phone:  832-264-9894, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 2021

Aug. 14-15, 2020:  Kress Fulla Bull Cookoff, Kress, TX.  Contact:  Ben Rojas, Phone:  806-316-1723, Email:  [email protected]

Aug. 14-15, 2020:  Saddle Up for Alzheimer’s, Edna, TX.  Contact:  Dawn Schendel, Phone:  361-489-7459, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED

Aug. 21-22, 2020:  Hogs At The Point BBQ Cookoff, Channing, TX.  Contact:  David Riggins, Phone:  806-674-2591, Email:  [email protected]

Aug. 21-22, 2020:  Knights of Columbus 6269 Carnivore Cook-Off, Arlington, TX.  Contact:  David Lara, Phone:  817-233-4533, Email:  [email protected]

Aug. 21-22, 2020:  Shoot to Salute BBQ Battle and Ribeye Round-Up, Lindale, TX.  Contact:  Chris Gill, Phone:  903-253-5604, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 08/20-21/21 

Aug. 21-22, 2020:  Texas Citrus Fiesta Vaquero Cookoff, Misson, TX.  Contact:  Lisa Rivera, Phone:  956-585-9724, Email:  [email protected].

Aug. 28-29, 2020:  Fort Worth Cops 4 Kids, Fort Worth, TX.  Contact:  James Novak, Phone:  682-201-6433, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 03/26-27/2021

Sept. 4-5, 2020:  2020 East Side Cinco de Drinko Cookoff, Houston, TX.  Contact:  Alfredo Salinas, Phone:  504-343-1354, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 05/2021

Sept. 4-5, 2020:  5th Annual Buffalo Chamber of Commerce BBQ Cook-Off, Buffalo, TX.  Contact: Jerrod Jones, Phone:  903-388-5833, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 4-5, 2020:  9th Annual BBQ on the Banks of the Guadalupe, New Braunfels, TX. Contact:  Daniel Campos, Phone:  956-605-1622, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 09/2021

Sept. 4-5, 2020:  Bedford Blues and BBQ Festival, Bedford, TX.  Contact:  Cortney Beach, Phone:  817-952-2293, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 09/04/21

Sept. 4-5, 2020:  Bexar County Jr. Livestock Show BBQ Cookoff, San Antonio, TX.  Contact:  Roger Pena, Phone:  210-416-2458, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 4-5, 2020:  Burnet County Rodeo Association BBQ Cook-Off, Burnet, TX.  Contact:  Matt Cogburn, Phone:  512-706-5782, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 4-5, 2020:  Memorial Bash Cookoff, Victoria, TX.  Contact:  Cornelio Valdez, Phone:  361-218-8099, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 2021

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  Alvord Watermelon Festival Cookoff, Alvord, TX.  Contact:  Bennie Koger, Phone:  940-577-7784, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 09/10-11/21

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  Annual Waller County Fair Cookoff, Hempstead, TX.  Contact:  Jason Rymer, Phone:  713-545-3240, Email: [email protected].  POSTPONED

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  DJ Carlson Memorial Bust N Burn, Moore, TX.  Contact:  Misty Stricker, Phone:  830-200-1015, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 09/2021

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  Falls City Lions Club Cookoff Festival, Falls City, TX.  Contact:  Christina Kroll, Phone:  210-454-6710, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 2021

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  Full STEAM Ahead Maker Market, Stockdale, TX.  Contact:  Sandy Migi, Phone:  830-391-2161, Email:  [email protected].  CANCELED

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  High Plains BBQ Bash, Hugoton, TX.  Contact:  Jan Leonard, Phone:  625-544-3069, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  LTX BBQ Fest, Lampasas, TX.  Contact:  Melissa Unger, Phone:  512-566-5172, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED; NEW DATE TBA

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  Marina Village Resort, Trinity, TX.  Contact:  Tiffany Millstid, Phone:  936-594-0149, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  McMullen County Cowboy Cookoff, Tilden, TX.  Contact:  Sam Foster, Phone:  361-701-1875, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  Richard Reeves Memorial 2020, Fort Stockton, TX.  Contact:  Jimm Stephens, Phone:  432-290-0124, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  Septemberfest BBQ Cookoff, Cranfills, TX.  Contact:  Brooks Reierson, Phone:  254-652-3161, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 09/10-11/2021

Sept. 18-19, 2020:  Briscoe County Cook-Off, Silverton, TX.  Contact:  Wylie Bomar, Phone:  806-777-1664, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 18-19, 2020:  El Campo Lost Lagoon, El Campo, TX.  Contact:  El Campo, TX.  Contact:  Barbie Crain, Phone:  979-275-1600, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 09/2021

Sept. 18-19, 2020:  Elgin VFW 6115, Elgin, TX.  Contact:  Rebecca Madrid, Phone:  512-285-2300, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED

Sept. 18-19, 2020:  First Shot Cookoff, Gonzales, TX.  Contact:  Shirley Breitschopf, Phone:  830-857-4142, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 2021

Sept. 18-19, 2020:  Llano VFD Annual BBQ Cook-Off, Llano, TX.  Contact:  Joey Gunnels, Phone:  325-248-3408, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 18-19, 2020:  Mabank Jubilee, Mabank, TX.  Contact:  John Holcomb, Phone:  214-709-2138, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 18-19, 2020:  McGregor Founders Day BBQ Cookoff, McGregor, TX.  Contact:  Micah Smolinsky, Phone:  254-366-7065, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 18-19, 2020:  The Smoking Barrel Cook-Off, Karnes City, TX.  Contact:  Mythany Figirova-Inocencio, Phone:  361-688-0012, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 2021

Sept. 18-19, 2020:  Wild West BBQ Cookoff, Springtown, TX.  Contact:  Amy Walker, Phone:  817-220-7828.

Sept. 18-19, 2020:  16th Annual Hill Country Shootout BBQ Cook-Off, Leander, TX.  Contact:  Scott Tuxhorn, Phone:  512-845-2832, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 25-26, 2020:  5th Annual Goodfellow AFB Ruckus at the Rec Camp BBQ Chili CookOff, San Angelo, TX.  Contact:  Sarah Sweat, Phone:  325-654-5880, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 25-26, 2020:  Bee County Area Go Texas Annual BBQ Cookoff, Beeville, TX.  Contact:  Ryan K Daniels, Phone:  361-318-9801, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 25-26, 2020:  Calf Fry BBQ Cook-Off, Canadian, TX.   Contact:  Megan Betts, Phone:  806-930-7511, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 25-26, 2020:  Cookin fer CCA, Giddings, TX.  Contact:  Karen Walpole, Phone:  979-540-2982, Email:  [email protected].  CANCELED

Sept. 25-26, 2020:  East Montgomery County Fair Association BBQ Cookoff, New Caney, TX.  Contact:  David Rodgers, Phone:  713-822-4060, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 25-26, 2020:  Friends of Flint, Inc., Spring Branch, TX.  Contact:  Willie Stuart, Phone:  210-439-4191, Email:  [email protected].  CANCELED

Sept. 25-26, 2020:  Jambo BarBQue Shootout, Ennis, TX.  Contact:  James Geer, Phone:  817-223-3918, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 25-26, 2020:  League City Music Fest, League City, TX.  Contact:  Ryan Smith, Phone:  281-910-3080, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 04/30-05/01/21

Sept. 25-26, 2020:  Strawberry City Smokefest, Poteet, TX.  Contact:  David E Reyes, Phone:  830-742-3740, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 25-26, 2020:  Texas Rice Festival, Winnie, TX.  Contact:  Sissy Leger, Phone:  409-296-4404, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 2021

Oct.  2-3, 2020:  8th Annual Skidmore VFD Cookoff, Skidmore, TX.  Contact:  Tai Tolken, Phone:  361-354-4556, Email:  [email protected].

Oct.  2-3, 2020:  American Legion Post 490 Inc., Houston, TX.  Contact:  Wendell Denney, Phone:  281-481-1179, Email:  [email protected].

Oct.  2-3, 2020:  Brazoria County Fair BBQ Cook-Off, Angleton, TX.  Contact:  TJ McAvoy, Phone:  979-418-1190, Email:  [email protected].

Oct.  2-3, 2020:  Dimmit County Jr. Livestock Show Assn BBQ Shootout, Carrizo Springs, TX.  Contact:  Eric Estrada, Phone:  830-255-9320, Email:  [email protected].

Oct.  2-3, 2020:  Fort Worth Stock Show Syndicate Show, Fort Worth, TX.  Contact:  Andy Eldridge, Phone:  405-202-0740, Email:  [email protected].

Oct.  2-3, 2020:  Guadalupe County Fair IBCA State Championship, Seguin, TX.  Contact:  Sarah Louque, Phone:  830-379-6477, Email:  [email protected].

Oct.  2-3, 2020:  Keller Lions Club State Championship BBQ Cookoff, Keller, TX.  Contact:  Jimmy Lucas, Phone:  817-307-9752, Email:  [email protected].

Oct.  2-3, 2020:  Lonestar Pony Express, Montgomery, TX.  Contact:  Jeff Tollert, Pone:  281-974-6948, Email:  [email protected].

Oct.  2-3, 2020:  Night in Old Converse BBQ Cookoff, Converse, TX.  Contact:  Sammy Perez, Phone:  210-602-7502, Email:  [email protected].

Oct.  2-3, 2020:  Piney Woods Classic BBQ Cookoff, Porter, TX.  Contact:  Laurie Wiley, phone:  713-247-9591, Email:  [email protected].

Oct.  2-3, 2020:  Rockwall Rib Rub Roll Run, Rockwall, TX.  Contact:  Andrew Ainsworth, Phone:  972-345-0721, Email:  [email protected]m.

Oct. 9-10, 2020:  5th Annual Que for the Blue, Selma, TX.  Contact:  Sean Hay, Phone:  210-846-5942, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 9-10, 2020:  Bob Wills Day BBQ Cookoff, Turkey, TX.  Contact:  Troy Glover, Phone:  806-269-1865, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 9-10, 2020:  BooBQ, Tomball, TX.  Contact:  Candice Banes, Phone:  832-326-6909, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 9-10, 2020:  Bridges BBQ Band and Brew Bash, Waxahachie, TX.  Contact:  Michael Boler, Phone:  817-996-8733, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 10/8-9/2021

Oct. 9-10, 2020:  Cooking for Lord Bible Boots Cowboy Church, Opdyke, TX.  Contact:  Debbie Mitchell, Phone:  806-451-7490, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 9-10, 2020:  Halo Flight BBQ Cookoff, Sandia, TX.  Contact:  Raymond Figueroa, Phone:  361-343-1315, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 10, 2020:  2nd Annual Galveston County Fall Festival BBQ Cookoff, League City, TX.  Contact:  Jason Long, Phone:  281-905-7616, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 16-17, 2020:  Benbrook Chamber of Commerce BBQ Cookoff, Benbrook, TX.  Contact:  Terri Davis, Phone:  817-249-4451, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 16-18, 2020:  Eldorado Chevrolet Custom Car Show and BBQ, McKinney, TX.  Contact:  Kevin Perry, Phone:  972-569-0101, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 16-17, 2020:  Harris County Exposition and Fair, Humble, TX.  Contact:  Daniel Hinojosa, Phone:  713-520-8782, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 16-17, 2020:  Paralyzed Veterans of America Annual BBQ Cookoff, Kemah, TX.  Contact:  Amanda Saunders, Phone:  713-520-8782, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 16-17, 2020:  Quail Creek VFD, Victoria, TX.  Contact:  Mike Blaschke, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 16-17, 2020:  Texas Outdoor Writers Association Barbecue and Wild Game Cook-Off, Columbus, TX.  Contact:  Hermane Brune, Phone:  979-732-4707, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 16-17, 2020:  Wild Horse Desert Roundup, Bishop, TX.  Contact:  Judy Gonzalez, Phone:  956-202-2678, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 16-17, 2020:  Wild West Mc BBQ Cookoff benefiting Combat Marine Outdoors, San Antonio, TX.  Contact:  Irish O’Leary, Phone:  210-326-6241, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 23-24, 2020:  Flatonia CZhilispiel BBQ Cookoff, Flatonia, TX.  Contact:  Beverly Ponder, Phone:  361-865-3920, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 23-24, 2020:  IBCA Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.  Contact:  Secretary, Phone:  512-806-3287, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 23-24, 2020:  IBCA Showdown 2020, Donna, TX.  Contact:  Liz Shamlian, Phone:  956-245-2069, Email:  [email protected].  POSTPONED 11/2021

Oct. 23-24, 2020:  National Championship Barbecue Cookoff, Meridian, TX.  Contact:  Kay Duke, Phone:  254-435-6113, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 30-31, 2020:  3rd Annual Battlin BBQ Cookoff, Ingleside, TX.  Contact:  Brian Yoder, Phone:  361-222-1650, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 30-31, 2020:  Cookin Up A Cure, New Braunfels, TX.  Contact:  Diana Tomlin, Phone:  820-515-6679, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 30-31, 2020:  Eighter From Decatur, Decatur, TX.  Contact:  Randy Burkhart, Phone:  817-371-2680, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 30-31, 2020:  Friends for Wishes, Waller, TX.  Contact:  Brandon Walker, Phone:  713-203-5254, Email:  [email protected].

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

Aug. 14-15, 2020:  Western Legends Heritage and Music Festival, Kanab, UT.  Contact:  Marybeth Kuntz, Phone: 314-750-3252, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 14-15, 2020:  BBQ & Fly-in on the River, Excelsior Springs, MO.  Contact:  Lyndsey Baxter, Phone: 816-637-2811, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 14-15, 2020:  Big Blue Barbecue, Shelbyville, IN.  Contact:  Rachael Ackley, Phone: 317-398-9623, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 14-15, 2020:  Rufus Teague BBQ Throwdown – Aiken, Aiken, SC.  Contact: Kevin Reid, Phone: 704-418-0736, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 15-16, 2020:  Slow Joe’s Barn Burner,  Vedum, Sweden.  Contact:  Joakim Kerbosch, Phone: +46 0723017447, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 21-22, 2020:  Smoke on the Bricks, Baldwin City, KS.  Contact:  Matt McClure, Phone: 785-594-3670, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 21-22, 2020:  Raider Red Meat BBQ & Ribeye Championship, Lubbock, TX.  Contact:  Ben Weatherly, Phone: 806-742-2804, Email: [email protected].  POSTPONED

Aug. 21-23, 2020:  Hudson Valley Ribfest, New Paltz, NY.  Contact:  Shonda Merrill, Phone: 1-844-RIBFEST, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 21-22, 2020:  Hill City Wine Brew and BBQ Fest, Hill City, SD.  Contact:  Emily Wheeler, Phone: 605-390-6137, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 21-22, 2020:  BBQ Festival 2020, Saue Parish, Estonia.  Contact:  Daire Kaup, Phone: 3725092126, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 21-22, 2020:  Smokin on The Harbor, Warsaw, MO.  Contact:  Lynette Stokes, Phone: 660-438-2090 or 573-268-0917, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 22-23, 2020:  Clayton BBQ Cook-off, Clayton, CA.  Contact:  Rory Richmond, Phone: 925-865-8687, Email: [email protected].  POSTPONED 2021

Aug. 22-23, 2020:  Summer Daze BBQ Classic, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.  Contact: Mike Sporar, Phone: 905-358-6970, Email: [email protected].  CANCELED

Aug. 28, 2020:  Minnesota in Mayaugust (Backyard Only), Cambridge, MN.  Contact:  Stan & Tonia Dobosenski, Phone: 218-821-5426-Tonia, 218-831-5362-Stan, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 28-29, 2020: Minnesota in Mayaugust, Cambridge, MN.  Contact:  Stan & Tonia Dobosenski, Phone: 218-821-5426-Tonia, 218-831-5362-Stan, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 28-29, 2020:  Nevada Chamber Low and Slow Barbecue Cook-Off, Nevada, MO.  Contact:  Sheree Gayman, Phone:  417-667-5300, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 28-29, 2020:  Rufus Teague BBQ Throwdown – Roebuck, Roebuck, SC.   Contact:  Bob Johanns, Phone: 919-656-6446, Email: [email protected]. 

Aug. 29, 2020:  Pitboss Backyarder BBQ Series Round 3, Herron, Australia.  Contact:  Jason Linto, Phone: +0414-991-450.

Sept. 3-5, 2020:  I Love Barbecue & Music Festival, Lake Placid, NY.  Contact:  Dmitry Feld, Phone: 5185238687, Email: [email protected].  CANCELED

Sept. 4-5, 2020:  Mark Twain Brewery American’s Hometown BBQ Bash, Hannibal, MO.  Contact:  Alex Gauch, Phone: 573-719-4384, Email: [email protected].  CANCELED

Sept. 4-5, 2020:  Smokin in the Bogs, Warrens, WI.  Contact:  Greg Urmanski, Phone: 608-343-8003, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 4-5, 2020:  Practice for Cash, Augusta, GA.  Contact:  Doug Varnadore, Phone: 706-855-8555, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 5-6, 2020:  Papa Joe’s Banjo-B-Que & Music Festival, Augusta, GA.  Contact:  Doug Varnadore, Phone: 706-855-8555, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 5-6, 2020:  Mozingo Lake BBQ, Maryville, MO.  Contact:  Aaron Auten, Phone: 660-562-7873, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 5-6, 2020:  S.T.A.R. Brews & Q, Lake City, CO.  Contact:  Katrina Menzies, Phone: 970-275-5515. Email: [email protected].

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  Gritty Open, Philadelphia, PA.  Contact:  Brent Williams, Phone: 479-871-3543, Email: [email protected].  CANCELED

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  Kickin It Route 66 Barbeque Challenge, St. Roberts, MO.  Contact:  Anita Ivey, Phone: 573-451-2000 ext 1112, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  Pigmaster’s BBQ Challenge, Connelly Springs, NC.  Contact:  Joel Abee, Phone: 828-612-8114, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  Smoke on the Trails, Gardner, KS.  Contact:  Amy Craft, Phone: 913-856-0936, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  Ribs, Rod and Rock N Roll, Vermillion, SD.  Contact:  Chad Smidt, Phone: 605-880-4494, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  BBQ SmokeDown at Chicagoland, Joliet, IL.  Contact:  Dane Neal, Phone: 630-329-2339, Email: [email protected].  CANCELED

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  Swine at the Shrine, Savannah, GA.  Contact:  Jonathan Lewis, Phone: 912-323-3231, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  Colorado Pork & Hops Challenge, Grand Junction, CO.  Contact:  Arlie Bragg, Phone:  615-477-7447, Email: [email protected].  POSTPONED

Sept. 12-13, 2020:  Farm Meat “De Vaartse Hoeve”  BBQ Contest, Dongen, Netherlands.  Contact:  Astrid Lodewijks, Phone: +31 162 312082, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 12-13, 2020:  Green Mountain BBQ Championship – Campground BBQ Series, Braintree, VT.  Contact:  Jeremy Garrett, Phone: 802-244-8994, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 12-13, 2020:  Bands, Brews & Barbecue, Manassas, VA.  Contact:  David Rhodes, Phone: 703-361-9596, Email: [email protected].  POSTPONED

Sept. 12-13, 2020:  Mother Road BBQ Competition, Waynesville, MO.  Contact:  BJ Benton, Phone: 573-433-4196, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 17-20, 2020:  American Royal World Series of Barbecue – Open Contest, Kansas City, KS.  Contact:  Emily Park & Eric Pew, Phone: 816-569-4021, Email: [email protected].  CANCELED

Sept. 17-20, 2020:  American Royal World Series of Barbecue – Invitational Contest, Kansas City, KS.  Contact:  Emily Park & Eric Pew, Phone: 816-569-4021, Email: [email protected].  CANCELED

Sept. 18-20, 2020:  Nor’Easter BBQ Showdown – Campground BBQ Series – Day 1 & 2, Wales, MA.  Contact:  Jeremy Garrett, Phone: 802-244-8994,
Email: [email protected].

Sept. 18-19, 2020:  Tilley H-D Biker, Blues, & BBQ Rally, Salisbury, NC.  Contact:  Gary Moss, Phone: 704-202-8712, Email: [email protected].  CANCELED

Sept. 18-19, 2020:  Smoke on the Falls, Gadsden, AL.  Contact:  Janet Tarrance, Phone: 256-549-4658, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 18-19, 2020:  Smokin in the Hills, Hillsboro, OH.  Contact:  Destiny Bryson, Phone: 614-440-1885, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 18-19, 2020:  KTD Smokin’ Gobbler Cook-Off, Worthington, MN.  Contact:  Ryan Loomans, Phone: 507-372-2919, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 18-19, 2020:  Grillin & Chillin BBQ, Owensboro, KY.  Contact:  Kenny Jackson, Phone: 270-302-1007, Email: [email protected].  CANCELED

Sept. 18-19, 2020:  6th Annual Hot Q’s & Cold Brews BBQ Championship, Oroville, CA.  Contact:  Ben Lobenstein, Email: [email protected].  CANCELED

Sept. 18-19, 2020:  Zero 2 Hero BBQ Challenge, Bunbury, Australia.  Contact:  Mikaela Ryan, Phone: 9414 9200, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 18-20, 2020:  The Oklahoma Grand BBQ Championship Day 1 & Day 2, Shawnee, OK.  Contact:  

Sept. 19-20, 2020:  6th BBQ Bulls Championship, Salzburg, Austria.  Contact:  Helmut Karl, Phone: +436767501528, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 25-26, 2020:  TN River BBQ Battle & Music Fest, Savannah, TN.  Contact:  Mary Beth Hopper, Phone: 731-616-7474, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 25-26, 2020:  Southern Sounds BBQ & Bluesfest, Semmes, AL.  Contact:  Gary Smith, Phone: 251-288-8302, Email: [email protected].  

Sept. 25-26, 2020:  Rumble on the River presented by TheBBQSuperStore.com, Grand Haven, MI.  Contact:  John Greko, Phone: 616-334-1857, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 25-26, 2020:  Lowell KCBS BBQ, Lowell, AR.  Contact:  Tim Gray, Phone: 479-721-3584, Email: [email protected].  POSTPONED

Sept. 25-26, 2020:  Rufus Teague BBQ Throwdown – Murphy, Murphy, NC.  Contact:   Bob Johanns, Phone: 919-656-6446, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 26-27, 2020:  Ocean State BBQ Championship – Campground BBQ Series, Hope Valley, RI.  Contact:  Jeremy Garrett, Phone: 802-244-8994, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 26-27, 2020:  West Bottoms BBQ Contest, Kansas City, MO.  Contact:  Carl McBee, Phone:  660-973-1953, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 2-3, 2020:  17th Annual Burnt Offerings BBQ Contest (Competitors Series), Riverside, CA.  Contact:  James Palmer, Phone: 714-367-1505, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 2-3, 2020:  Ottumwa Smoketoberfest, Ottumwa, IA.  Contact:  Jeremy Weller, Phone: 641-799-3836, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 2-3, 2020:  Go Hog Wild BBQ Cook-Off, Sheridan, AR.  Contact:  Jake Easley, Phone: 870-917-7878, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 2-3, 2020:  BBQ On The Hill (Backyard Only), Blue Island, IL.  Contact:  Luiz Montoya, Phone: 708-935-8450, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 2-3, 2020:  BBQ On The Hill, Blue Island, IL.  Contact:  Luiz Montoya, Phone: 708-935-8450, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 2-3, 2020:  Interstate BBQ Festival, Hagerstown, MD.  Contact:  Rob Immer, Phone: 301-991-2373, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 2-4, 2020:  Smoke & Soul Fest (Day 1 & Day 2), Casper, WY.  Contact:  Dawn Lacko, Phone: 307-259-5134, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 2-3, 2020:  Road to OZ BBQ Challenge, Warnego, KS.  Contact:  Tony Ballard, Phone: 913-522-8795, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 2-3, 2020:  Bonifay All American Smoker Competition, Bonifay, FL.  Contact:  Maria Gomez, Phone: 305-877-8687, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 2-3, 2020:  Caput Mundi BBQ Competition (Day 1 & Day 2), Rome, Italy.  Contact:  Marco Lattanzi, Phone: 0039 3280554838, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 3-4, 2020:  De Vliegende Hollander BBQ, Terneuzen, Netherlands.  Contact:  Richard Herrebout, Phone: +31 615241595, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 2-3, 2020:  Granite State BBQ Championship, Hancock, NH.  Contact:  Ted Lorson, Phone: 203-530-3506, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 9-10, 2020:  Anchor City Cook-Off, Centralia, MO.  Contact:  Shawn Carrico, Phone: 573-823-9124, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 9-10, 2020:  Roast-N-Boast, Columbus, MS.  Contact:  Amber Henson, Phone: 662-645-8291, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 9-10, 2020:  Eastern Carolina BBQ Throw Down, Rocky Mount, NC.  Contact:  Kayla Hillman, Phone: 252-972-1159, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 9-11, 2020:  Dave Salm BBQ Classic (Day 1 & 2), Bancroft, WI.  Contact:  Amanda Schopp, Phone: 920-470-9142, Email: [email protected].  CANCELED

Oct. 9-10, 2020:  The Real Squeal BBQ & Music Festival, Lyons, GA.  Contact:  Darrin Ramsey, Phone: 912-293-4491, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 9-10, 2020:   Maryland State BBQ Bash, Belair, MD.  Contact:  Jennifer Falcone, Phone: 443-823-1797, Email: [email protected]

Oct. 9-10, 2020:  Waxhaw Grillin & Chillin BBQ Cook-Off, Waxhaw, NC.  Contact:  Lisa Hoffman, Phone: 704-843-2195 ext.226, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 16-17, 2020:  Smokin Blues & BBQ Festival, Duncanville, TX.  Contact:   Jeff Burton, Phone: 314-641-3084, Email: [email protected].  CANCELED

Oct. 16-17, 2020:  Smoke in the Valley, Linn Valley, KS.  Contact:  Mark Hough, Phone: 214-684-4524, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 16-17, 2020:  Smokin in the Creek BBQ Contest, Sugar Creek, MO.  Contact:  Sue Mikula, Phone: 816-252-4413, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 16-17, 2020:  Big Buffalo Crossing BBQ Cook-Off, Munfordville, KY.  Contact:  Coni Shepperd, Phone: 270-524-4752, Email: [email protected].  CANCELED

Oct. 16-17, 2020:  Bring’n Home the Bacon, West Salem, WI.  Contact:  Laurie Tweten, Phone: 608-769-7446, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 16-18, 2020:  Red, White & Que Campground BBQ Series (Day 1 & Day 2), Jackson, NJ.  Contact:  Jeremy Garrett, Phone: 802-244-8994, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 16-17, 2020:  Best of the Midwest BBQ, Union Grove, WI.  Contact:  Stephanie Kurt, Phone: 262-308-3360, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 16-17, 2020:  2nd Annual Throwdown in the Vineyards, Murphy, CA.  Contact:  Ben Lobenstein, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 16-17, 2020:  Ohio Smoked Meat & BBQ Festival, Nelsonville, OH.  Contact:  Dan Pfeiffer, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 16-18, 2020:  Meat Scream BBQ Competition (Day 1 & Day 2), Westminister, CO.  Contact:  James Borowicz, Phone: 720-394-0718, Email: [email protected].  POSTPONED

Oct. 16-17, 2020:  Royal Oak Invitational Only (Competitors Series), Roswell, GA.  Contact:  Craig Verhage, Phone: 662-719-7141, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 17-18, 2020:  Tony Stone BBQ Competition, Hoofddorp, Netherlands.  Contact:  Harry Havinga, Phone: +31610568568, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 17-18, 2020:  Columbia Elks Lodge #594 BBQ Contest, Columbia, MO.  Contact:  Carl McBee, Phone: 660-973-1953, 
Email: [email protected].

Oct. 23-25, 2020:  Firelake BBQ Cook-Off (Day 1 & Day 2), Shawnee, OK.  Contact:  Jason Boyce, Phone: 405-878-4850 ext 2026,
Email: [email protected].

Oct. 23-24, 2020:  Smokin For Garrett, Boonville, IN.  Contact:  Tina Howton, Phone: 812-629-0806, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 23-24, 2020:  Hometown BBQ Bash, Hoover, AL.  Contact:  Chris Mileski, Phone: 205-986-4195, Email: [email protected].  POSTPONED

Oct. 24-25, 2020:  KCBS International BBQ Contest Vuur en Vlees, Liesselseweg, Deurne, Netherlands.  Contact:  Wendy Van Den Eynden,
Phone: 0031493313790, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 30-31, 2020:  Smoke in the Spring, Osage City, KS.  Contact:  Corey Linton, Phone: 785-806-8911, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 30-31, 2020:  Brew N Que Australia, Claremont, Western Australia, Australia.  Contact:  Justin Fishwick, Phone: +61 447 865 809, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 30-31, 2020:  Zom-B-Q, Wytheville, VA.  Contact:  Dave Dick, Phone: 804-832-0268, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 31 – Nov. 1, 2020:  FOG & SMOKE, Modena, Italy.  Contact:  Micheli Simone, Phone: +39 338 9185658, Email: [email protected].

Nov. 6-7, 2020:  Currituck Bulls & BBQ, Powells Point, NC.  Contact:  Kemberly Sawyer, Phone: 252-453-9040, Email: [email protected].

Nov. 6-8, 2020:  Smokin on The Pecos – Double Header – Day 1 & 2, Artesia, NM.  Contact:  Davis Grousnick, Phone: 575-513-4291, Email: [email protected].

Nov. 7-8, 2020:  Meetjesland International BBQ Contest, Aalter, Belgium.  Contact:  Bart Gaudissabois or Tom De Jaeger, Phone: Bart +32 (0)50 71 51 71 Tom +32 (0) 472 79 80 91, Email: [email protected].

Nov. 7, 2020:  Saluting with Smoke – Yorkville (Competitor’s Series), Yorkville, IL.  Contact:  Sean Young, Phone: 312-761-0441 ext: 2000, Email: [email protected].

Nov. 13-14, 2020:  Second Annual KCBS World Invitational Barbeque Competition, Mayetta, KS.  Contact:  Tracy Satterfield (Team Contact), Phone: 816-806-9402,
Email: [email protected].

Nov. 20-22, 2020:  McGregor Lions Club Barrels & BBQ (Day 1 & Day 2), Belton, TX.  Contact:   Mike Olson, Phone: 254-258-8171, Email: [email protected].

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

Aug. 14-15, 2020:  Howdy Roo, Marble Falls, TX.  CANCELED

Aug. 14-15, 2020:  Granite Festival, Granite Shoals, TX.  CANCELED

Aug. 14-15, 2020:  Red River’s 8750 Music & BBQ Festival, Red River, NM.  Contact:  Steve Cherry, Phone:  575-770-5679, Email:  [email protected].  CANCELED 

Aug. 14-15, 2020:  Cowboy of the Year Open Rodeo and Festival, Pleasanton, TX.  Contact:  Ed Miranda, Phone:  210-219-9392 or Secondary Contact:  Randy Rice, Phone:  830-534-0131.  CANCELED

Aug. 14-15, 2020:  Busted in Baylor County, Seymour, TX.  Contact:  Jon Hrncirik, Phone:  940-256-0743, Email:  [email protected].  

Aug. 21-22, 2020:  Getting Dirty BBQ Cook-Off, Cleburne, TX.  Contact:  Lilly G Arena Productions, Phone:  254-459-0141.  POSTPONED

Aug. 21-22, 2020:  Grillin n Chillin, Huckabay, TX.  

Aug. 22, 2020:  Board of Directors Meeting

Sept. 4-5, 2020:  Cabin Fever BBQ Cook-Off, Bangs, TX.

Sept. 6-7, 2020: LearnLiveLaunch BBQ Cookoff, Van Alstyne, TX.  Contact:  Craig Brandon, Email:  [email protected].  

Sept. 4-5, 2020:  Junction’s 6th Annual KowKick Family Fun Festival, Junction, TX.  Contact:   Lisa, Phone:  325-446-3190, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  Colorado County Fair Eddie Orange BBQ Cook-Off, Columbus, TX.  CANCELED 

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  BBQ Cook-Off, Gorman, TX.  CANCELED

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  Big T Bash, Fairfield, TX.

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  Washington County Fair, Brenham, TX.  CANCELED

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  Longest Day Cook-Off, Magnolia, TX.  CANCELED

Sept. 18-19, 2020:  Mingus Merica, Mingus, TX.

Sept. 18-19, 2020:  Cowboy Capital Cookoff, Stephenville, TX.  Contact:  Shelby Blackwell, Phone:  360-801-6188, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 18-19, 2020:  Smoke in the Park, Post, TX.  CANCELED

Sept. 25-26, 2020:  39th Annual Barnie McBee Cook-Off, Comanche, TX.  Contact:  Comanche Chamber of Commerce, Phone:  325-356-3233.  CANCELED

Sept. 25-26, 2020:   Smokin’ In Action BBQ Cook-Off, Wichita Falls, TX.  Contact:  940-696-9393, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 25-26, 2020:  Friends of Flint, Spring Branch, TX.  Contact:  Willie Stuart, Phone:  210-439-4191, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 2-3, 2020:  8th Annual Oktoberfest Bar-B-Que & Chili Cookoff, Granbury, TX.  Contact:  VFW, Phone:  817-573-9350.

Oct. 2-3, 2020:  Germanfest, Muenster, TX.

Oct. 2-3, 2020:  Coleman, TX.

Oct. 9-10, 2020:  Smoke Fest, Flower Mound, TX.  CANCELED

Oct. 9-10, 2020:  Lampasas County Go Texan Cook-Off, Lometa, TX.

Oct. 9-10, 2020:  ASCO, San Antonio, TX.  CANCELED

Oct. 16-17, 2020:  Red River BBQ Battle, Vernon, TX.

Oct. 16-17, 2020:  Cleark Lake Elks Lodge, Kemah, TX.  Contact:  Jim Ott, Phone:  713-829-2199, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 16-17, 2020:  Red River BBQ Battle, Vernon, TX. 

Oct. 16-17, 2020:  Early, TX.  

Oct. 23-24, 2020:  Membership Appreciation Cook-Off, Brownwood, TX.

Oct. 30-31, 2020:  Rising Star, TX.

Nov. 13-14, 2020:  Blue Lotus Winery Cookoff, Seguin, TX.  CANCELED

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

Aug. 28-29, 2020:  The South Mississippi Bouchere Festival, Tylertown, MS.  Contact: Stephen Pigott, Phone:  601-303-1119, Email:  [email protected] 

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  Porkerfest BBQ Cooking Competition, Riverdale, GA.  Contact:  Andrew Stringfellow, Jr., Phone:  770-823-7789/229-429-1507, Email:  [email protected].

September 24-26, 2020:  Praise The Lard, Murphysboro, IL.  Contact:  Sammi Graff, Phone:  618-684-8902/ 618-521-6957, Email:  [email protected].  CANCELED

Sept. 24-26, 2020:  The Great Ruleville Roast, Ruleville, MS.  Contact:  Elise Jenkins, Phone:  662-719-1675, Email:  [email protected]. CANCELED

Sept. 25-26, 2020:  Bartlett BBQ Fest, Bartlett, TN.  Contact:  David Parsons, Phone:  901-859-3381, Email:  [email protected].  CANCELED  

Oct. 2-3, 2020:  Delta State University 35th Annual Pig Pickin, Cleveland, MS.  Check back for more information. 

Oct. 9-10, 2020:  Octoberfest Mississippi Delta, Ruleville, MS.  Contact:  Elise Jenkins, Phone:  662-719-1675, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 16-17, 2020:  Delta Hot Tamale Festival, Check back for more information.

Nov. 6-7, 2020:  Big Pig Jig, Vienna, GA.  Contact:  Rhonda Lamb Heath, Phone:  229-332-1596, Email:  [email protected].

 

 

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

Aug. 14-15, 2020:  Maryland State BBQ Bash, Belair, MD.

Aug. 14-16, 2020:  The Great Virginia Pig Out – Double, Richmond, VA.

Sept. 11-12:  16th Annual Recovery Fest and 11th Annual BBQ State Championship, Richmond, VA.  

Sept. 18-19, 2020:  Tilley H-D Biker Blues BBQ Rally, Salisbury, NC.  

Sept. 25-26, 2020:  Smoke in the Park, Lemoyne, PA.  

Oct. 2-3, 2020:  Keystone Class BBQ State Championship, Harrisburg, PA.

Oct. 9-10, 2020:  Eastern Carolina BBQ Throw Down, Rocky Mount, NC.  

Oct. 18-19, 2029:  Red, White & Que (Day 1 & Day 2), Jackson, NJ.

Oct. 23-24, 2020:  Zom-b-que (Tentative Date), Wytheville, VA.

Nov. 6-7, 2020:  Currituck Heritage Festival Bulls & BBQ, Powells Point, NC.

 

 

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

Aug. 14-15, 2020:  Boomer Backyard BBQ Cookoff, Canton, MN.  Contact:  Brady, Email:  [email protected].

Aug. 15, 2020:  Knights of Columbus BBQ Rib & Chicken Back Yard Competition, Princeton, MN.  FMI:  http://kc8571.mnknights.org/event/11thcar-rib/.

Aug 21-22, 2020:  13th Annual Big Island BBQ, Albert Lea, MN.  FMI:   http://www.bigislandfestivalandbbq.org/BIB/bib.htmCANCELED 2020

Aug. 28-29, 2020:  Minnesota in Mayaugust (Minnesota in May), Cambridge, MN.  FMI:  mnbbqsociety.com.

Sept. 12, 2020:  Bent Brewbqued, Roseville, MN.  Contact:  Brownie, Phone:  952-454-4400.  

Sept. 18-19, 2020:  Smokin Gobbler Cook-Off, Worthington, MN.  FMI:  http://www.kingturkeyday.net.

Sept. 18-19, 2020:  The Get Busy LIVIN Music Fest, Elk River, MN.  FMI:  https://www.facebook.com/events/536840523773793/.

Oct. 16-17, 2020:  Bring’n Home the Bacon, West Salem, WI.  FMI:  http://bringnhomethebacon.com.

 

 

 

 

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

Mar. 3-6, 2021:  NBBQA 2021 Conference, Louisville, KY.  

 

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

Aug. 8-9, 2020:  Class ‘n Cook, Cumberland, RI.  Contact:  Chris Clegg, Email:  [email protected].

Aug. 29-30, 2020:  Nor’Easter BBQ Showdown – Campground BBQ Series Day 1 & 2, Southwick, MA.  Contact:  Kim Stanfield, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 5, 2020:  I Love Barbecue & Music Festival, Lake Placid, NY.

Sept. 13, 2020:  Green Mountain BBQ Championship, Randolph, VT.

Oct. 19, 2020:  Oinktoberfest, Clarence, NY.

Oct. 19, 2020:  Smoke in the Park, Lemoyne, PA.

Oct. 26, 2020:  Ocean State BBQ Championship, Hope Valley, RI.  Contact:  Kim Stanfield, Email:  [email protected].

 

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

Aug. 8-9, 2020:  Oak Harbor Pig Fest, Oak Harbor, WA.  CANCELED

Aug. 22-23, 2020:  Canadian Festival of Chili and BBQ, Langley, BC, Canada.  CANCELED

Aug. 29-30, 2020:  Beaverton Pitmaster BBQ Cookout, Beaverton, OR. 

Sept. 11-12, 2020:  Benton City Daze 2020, Benton City, WA.  TBD

 

 

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

Sept. 5-6, 2020:  Smoke at the Lodge, Summerville, SC.  Contact:  Kenneth Smillie, Phone:  843-814-3391, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 25-26, 2020:  Jamil Shriners BBQ Cook-Off, Columbia, SC.  Contact:  Charles Buckner, Phone: 803-309-0907, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 2-3, 2020:  Smoke on the Beach, Myrtle Beach, SC.  Contact:  Rusty Watson, Phone:  843-685-5540, Email:  [email protected].

Oct. 9-10, 2020:  SBN Invitational BBQ Cook-Off, Moncks Corner, SC.  Contact:  Don Saturday, Phone:  843-870-7432.

Apr. 16-17, 2021:  Newberry Pork in the Park, Newberry, SC.  Contact:  Mary Alex Kopp, Contact:  803-321-3881, Email:  [email protected]

 

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

Aug. 8, 2020:  Townsend Spicy & Supply Steak Cookoff, Melbourne, AR.

Aug. 9, 2020:  Ozark Mountains “High Steaks” Championship 2020, Mountain View, AR.

Aug. 15, 2020:  Lancaster BBQ Supply Spring Break Steak Cookoff (Double), Lancaster, PA.

Aug. 15, 2020:  The Great Cedar Rapids Sizzle Steak Cookoff, Cedar Rapids, IA.

Aug. 15, 2020:  Appling Healthcare Steak Cookoff (Double), Baxley, GA.

Aug. 15, 2020:  1st Annual Gene Potts Memorial Cookoff, Liberty, TX.

Aug. 22, 2020:  Trail Days Steak and BBQ Contest, Richfield, UT.

Aug. 29, 2020:  Grill Your Ace Off (Double) Steak Cookoff, West Newton, PA.  

Aug. 29, 2020:  O-Town Showdown Steak Cookoff (Double), Owasso, OK.

Aug. 29, 2020:  Winneshiek Wildberry Winery 15 Year Celebration Steak Cookoff, Decorah, IA.

Aug. 29, 2020:  Country Farm Steak Cookoff, Cookeville, TN.

Aug. 29, 2020:  Brisbane BBQ Festival Steak Cookoff,  Brisbane QLD, Australia.

Sept. 5, 2020:  Maskat Shrine Double Steak Cookoff (Double Event), Wichita Falls, TX.

Sept. 5, 2020:  Mason City in May VFW Steak Cookoff (Double), Mason City, IA.

Sept. 5, 2020:  Smokin’ in the Gun Steak Cookoff, Guntown, MS.

Sept. 5, 2020:  2020 Elk County Steak Showdown, Ridgway, PA.

Sept. 5, 2020:  Raising the Steaks (Day 1), Miami, OK.

Sept. 6, 2020:  Raising the Steaks (Day 2), Miami, OK.

Sept. 6, 2020:  Electra Hospital Foundation (Double) Steak Cookoff, Electra, TX.

Sept. 11, 2020:  Smokin’ On The White Steak Cookoff, Batesville, AR.

Sept. 11, 2020:  Bovine at the Shrine Steak Cookoff, Savannah, GA.

Sept. 11, 2020:  Pigmaster’s BBQ Challenge Steak Cookoff, Connelly Springs, NC.

Sept. 12, 2020:  VFW Steak Challenge, Rochester, MN.

Sept. 12, 2020:  Smokin’ In The Goat Pen Steak Cookoff, Millington, TN.

Sept. 12, 2020:  BBQ Pit Stop Steak Championship Series at Thermoworks Steak Cookoff, American Fork, UT.

Sept. 12, 2020:  Vaartse Hoeve BBQ Wedstrijd, Dongen, Netherlands.

Sept. 18, 2020:  Discover Farmington’s Blues, Brews & BBQ Steak Cookoff, Farmington, MO.

Sept. 19, 2020:  Alcorn County Fair Steak Cookoff, Corinth, MS.

Sept. 19, 2020:  Meadow Creek Double Dutch Steak Cookoff (Double), New Holland, PA.

Sept. 19, 2020:  Rebel Runway Steak Cookoff, Bonham, TX.

Sept. 19, 2020:  6th BBQ Bulls Championship, Salzburg, Austria.

Sept. 26, 2020:  SCA Nor Cal Regional at Pacific Flyway Supplies, Dixon, CA.

Sept. 26, 2020:  Bixby Rotary Steak Cookoff (Double), Bixby, OK.

Sept. 26, 2020:  Lily Flagg Steak Cookoff, Huntsville, AL.

Sept. 26, 2020:  Smoky Rabbit Cup/Fustos Ny’ul Kupa 2020 Steak Cookoff, Budapest, Hungry.

Sept. 27, 2020:  Belgium Fire & Food Festival, Lummen, Belgium.

Oct. 2, 2020:  Florida Cracker Jack-Pot Steak Cookoff, Brooksville, FL.

Oct. 2, 2020:  2nd Annual Grillin on the Greens Steak Cookoff, Booneville, MS.

Oct. 3, 2020:  Granite State BBQ Championship Steak Cookoff, Hancock, NH.

Oct. 3, 2020:  Grilling for Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memory of Mason Keith Burns, Booneville, MS.

Oct. 3, 2020:  Florida Cracker Classic Cookoff (Double) Day 1, Brooksville, FL.

Oct. 3, 2020:  Green Forest Grills Steak & Whole Hog Cookoff, Terneuzen, Netherlands.

Oct. 4, 2020:  Florida Cracker Classic Cookoff (Double) Day 2, Brooksville, FL.

Oct. 9, 2020:  The Real Squeal BBQ & Music Festival Steak Cookoff, Lyons, GA.

Oct. 10, 2020:  Ribs on the River/Bukka Whit Blues Festival Steak Cookoff, Aberdeen, MS.

Oct. 16, 2020:  Sam’s Club Bring’n Home the Bacon (Double) Steak Cookoff, West Salem, WI.

Oct. 16, 2020:  Crittenden County Steak Cookoff, Marion, AR.

Oct. 17, 2020:  10th Annual Mid South Great Steak Cookoff, West Memphis, AR.

Oct. 17, 2020:  Chimney Cartel’s “The Steak Will Shine Showdown” Steak Cookoff (Double), Yalaha, FL.

Oct. 17, 2020:  Tony Stone BBQ Competition Steak Cookoff, Hoofddorp, Netherlands.

Oct. 23, 2020:  Smokin’ For Garrett Steak Cookoff, Boonville, IN.

Oct. 23, 2020:  SCA at FireLake 2020 Steak Cookoff, Shawnee, OK.

Oct. 24, 2020:  Magnolia Steak Cookoff, Southhaven, MS.

Oct. 24, 2020:  Down South Steak Cookoff, Semmes, AL.

Oct. 24, 2020:  Spring Fling Steak & BBQ Competition Steak Cookoff, Fort Pierce, FL.

Oct. 24, 2020:  SCA at Firelake 2020 Steak Cookoff, Shawnee, OK.

Oct. 24, 2020:  Down South Grillfest Ladies-Que Steak Cookoff, Semmes, AL.

Oct. 24, 2020:  Lancaster BBQ Supply Fall Steak Cookoff (Double), Lancaster, PA.

Oct. 30, 2020:  Firehouse BBQ Festival Steak Cookoff, Donalsonville, GA.

Oct. 31, 2020:  Grillin O’er the River with Kerbela Shriners, Knoxville, TN.

Nov. 7, 2020:  Grilling Up Greek Steak Cookoff (Double), Houston, TX.

Mar. 13-14, 2021:  SCA World Championship, Fort Worth, TX.

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

August 5-9, 2020:  WFC Final Table, Indianapolis, IN. 

 

 

 

Non-Sanctioned Events

Aug. 18, 2020:  Kookin’ for the Kingdom, Laurel, MS.  Contact:  Donald Holifield, Phone:  601-580-2382, Email:  [email protected]. 

Sept. 30-Oct. 3, 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/.  POSTPONED 2021

 

BBQ Cooking Schools 

Butcher BBQ 100% Tell All BBQ Class Videos, 35 videos totaling over 7 1/2 hours – Get all 4 meats (Chicken, Ribs, Pork, & Brisket) Only $599.  Watch them anytime with no traveling expenses.  FMI:  https://bbqchamps.com/pitmasters/butcher-bbq/.

Aug. 15, 2020:  NorCal CBQA 101 BBQ Class 2020, Livermore, CA.  FMI:  cabbqa.org.  CANCELED

Aug. 21, 2020:  The BBQ Maestros Presents – BBQ 101 Chicken & Ribs, Indianapolis, IN.  Contact:  Scott Regal, Phone:  317-982-6770.  Website:  http://www.bbqindy.com. 

Aug. 22, 2020:  The BBQ Maestros Presents – Tailgating Class, Indianapolis, IN.  Contact:  Scott Regal, Phone:  317-982-6770.  Website:  http://www.bbqindy.com. 

Aug. 28-30, 2020:  Myron Mixon – Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA. Email:  [email protected]; Website:  https://www.jacksoldsouth.com/bbq-cooking-school.

Aug. 29-30, 2020:  Backyard Bro’s & Hot Watchula’s Competition BBQ Class, Bartow, FL.  Contact:  https://hotwachulas.com/products/competition-bbq-class.

Sept. 12, 2020:  Que University BBQ Cooking School – BBQ with the Pros, Marietta, GA.  Contact:  Southern Thunder BBQ, Phone: 706-510-7045, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 18-20, 2020:  Myron Mixon – Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA. Email:  [email protected]; Website:  https://www.jacksoldsouth.com/bbq-cooking-school.

Oct. 17, 2020:  Que University BBQ Cooking School – BBQ with the Pros, Marietta, GA.  Contact:  Southern Thunder BBQ, Phone: 706-510-7045, Email: [email protected].

Nov. 6, 2020:  The BBQ Maestros Presents – BBQ 101 Butts & Briskets, Indianapolis, IN.  Contact:  Scott Regal, Phone:  317-982-6770.  Website:  http://www.bbqindy.com. 

Nov. 7, 2020:  The BBQ Maestros Presents – Holiday Meat Master Class, Indianapolis, IN.  Contact:  Scott Regal, Phone:  317-982-6770.  Website:  http://www.bbqindy.com. 

Nov. 7, 2020:  Que University BBQ Cooking School – BBQ with the Pros, Marietta, GA.  Contact:  Southern Thunder BBQ, Phone: 706-510-7045, Email: [email protected].

Nov. 14-15, 2020:  Sweet Smoke Q/Pig-Chicka-Cow-Cow Competition Class, Lakeland, FL.  FMI:  http://www.sweetsmokeq.com/uploads/3/4/1/4/34143062/pig-chicka-cow-cow_sweet_smoke_q_application1.pdf.    

 

 

BBQ Judging Schools

Aug. 14, 2020:  SCA Certified Judging Class, Lancaster, PA.  FMI: http://www.steakcookoffs.com.

Aug. 20, 2020:  KCBS Certified Judging Class, Clayton, CA.  Contact:  Rory Richmond, Phone: 925-864-8687, Email: [email protected].   CANCELED

Aug. 21, 2020:  KCBS Table Captain Class, Clayton, CA.  Contact:  Rory Richmond, Phone: 925-864-8687, Email: [email protected].

Aug. 22, 2020:  KCBS Certified Judging Class, Hiram, ME.  Contact:  Brent Tanguay, Phone: 860-874-7916, Email: [email protected].  CANCELED

Sept. 4, 2020:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Miami, OK. FMI: http://www.steakcookoffs.com.

Sept. 5, 2020:  KCBS Certified Judging Class, Ottumwa, IA.  Contact:  Dusty Ware, Phone: 641-455-9340, Email: [email protected].

Sept. 6, 2020:  KCBS Certified Judging Class, Devon, United Kingdom.  Contact:  John Gower, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 6, 2020:  KCBS Table Captain Class, Devon, United Kingdom.  Contact:  John Gower, Email:  [email protected].

Sept. 19, 2020:  KCBS Certified Judging Class, Morgantown, PA.  Contact:  Tom Hornberger, Phone: 610-496-5788, Email: [email protected].  CANCELED

Oct. 1, 2020:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Brooksville, FL.  FMI: http://www.steakcookoffs.com.

Oct. 14, 2020:  KCBS Certified Judging Class, Sugar Creek, MO.  Contact:   Sue Mikula, Phone: 816-252-4413, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 24, 2020:  KCBS Certified Judging Class, La Crosse, WI.  Contact:  Laurie Tweten, Phone: 608-769-7446, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 24, 2020:  KCBS Table Captain Class, La Crosse, WI.  Contact:  Laurie Tweten, Phone: 608-769-7446, Email: [email protected].

Oct. 24, 2020:  SCA Certified Judges Class, Onalaska, WI.  FMI: http://www.steakcookoffs.com.

 

 

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