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EVENTS

AKBBQA

For more information, visit the AKBBQA website at www.alaskabbq.org

July 24-26, 2015: 2015 Alaska State BBQ Championships, Fairbanks, AK.


CBBQA

For more information, visit the CBBQA website at www.CBBQA.com

July 4, 2015: 4th of July BBQ Wars, Crescent City, CA.

July 11, 2015: 5th Annual Wine Country Big Q, Rohnert Park, CAL.

July 25, 2015: 7th Annual Vista BBQ Classic, Vista, CA.

Aug. 1, 2015: 2nd Annual Oaktown Throwdown, Oakland, CA.

Aug. 8, 2015: Grills ‘N’ Grilles, Penn Valley, CA.

Aug. 7-9, 2015: Ribs, Pigs & Watermelons, Huntington Beach, CA.

Sept. 12, 2015: Outlets @ Lake Elsinore BBQ State Championship, Lake Elsinore, CA.

Sept. 19, 2015: Smoke on the River 2015, Sacramento, CA.

Oct. 3, 2015: Dana Point 2015, Dana Point, CA.

Oct. 3, 2015: Hot Q’s & Cold Brews BBQ Championship, Oroville, CA.

Oct. 17, 2015: Spotlight 29 Casino, Coachella, CA.

Oct. 31, 2015: Sparta Q 2015, San Jose, CA.


CTBA

For more information, visit the CTBA website at www.ctbabbq.com.

July 17, 2015: Seaton Star Hall, Seaton, TX. Contact: Edwin Pechal, 254-985-2282 or 254-721-2887.

Aug. 14, 2015: (Quad Cities) Ribs & Rods, Temple, TX. Contact: Kenny Stone,
254-760-0653. Website: www.ribsandrods.com.

Sept. 4, 2015: Knights of Columbus (Council 10309), Somerville, TX. Contact: Joe Gonzales, 979-251-1464.

Sept. 11, 2015: Little River Catfish Association, Little River, TX. Contact: Daniel Bales, 254-780-6171.

Sept. 18, 2015: (Quad Cities) Bartlett Cookoff, Barlett, TX. Contact: Norman Lange, 254-527-4461.

Sept. 18, 2015: McGregor Founder’s Day Annual Cookoff, McGregor, TX. Contact: Mike Olsen, 254-379-0560 or 254-258-8171.

Oct. 9, 2015: Harper Park Cookoff, Harper, TX. Contact: Damon Clar,
830-739-1328.

Oct. 23, 2015: (Quad Cities) Temple Jaycees, Temple, TX. Contact: Garrett Ashby, 254-721-1944.

Oct. 23, 2015: Kerr County Fair, Unknown, TX. Contact: Chad Parker,
830-928-4221.

Nov. 20, 2015: McGregor Lions Club, McGregor, TX. Contact: Michael Olsen,
254-258-8171.


FBA

For additional info., visit the FBA website at www.FLBBQ.org

July 10-11, 2015: US Veterans Honorary BBQ Contest, Vestfest 2015, Waldo, FL. Contact: Dennis Schmitz, 904-521-6625.

July 24-25, 2015: Smokin on the Suwannee BBQ Festival, Live Oak, FL. Contact: Damon Wooley, 386-590-6038.

Sept. 4-6, 2015: FBA Funcook, Clerbrook RV Resort, Clermont, FL.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Smokin’ Pig Fest, Lake City, FL. Contact: Wanda Jones,
386-752-8822.

Oct. 9-10, 2015: Mulberry Fine Swine at the Pit, Mullberry, FL. Contact: Bonnie Titus, 863-712-0625.

Oct. 23-24, 2015: South Florida Pro BBQ Competition, Isle Casino, Pompano Beach, FL. Contact: Connie Davis, 954-383-2285.

Nov. 13-14, 2015: Swamp Fest BBQ Competition, Haines City, FL. Contact: Jonathan Bartley, 863-439-7332.

Nov. 21-22, 2015: Smokin’ Flamingo BBQ & Music Festival, Jacksonville, FL. Contact: David S. Haskett, email: callahan4life@windstream.net.

Nov. 21-22, 2015: Grills Gone Wild BBQ Competition, Panama City, FL. Contact: Ann Scruggs or Hogs Gone Wild.

Dec. 11-12, 2015: Southern Pines Blues & BBQ, Perry, FL. Contact: Dawn Taylor, 850-584-5366.


GBA

For more information, visit the GBA website at www.bbqga.com

July 3-4, 2015: Brookhaven BBQ Bash, Brookhaven, GA. Contact: Craig Fanti,
404-561-6365.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Doc Holiday BBQ Championship. Contact: Will Doss,
770-228-4699.

Oct. 23-24, 2015: Deep Roots Festival BBQ Contest, Milledgeville, GA. Contact: Tommy Cook, 478-737-0923. Website: deeprootsfestival.com.

Oct. 30-31, 2015: Johnson Co. Wiggly & Twist, Wrightsville, GA. Contact: Bill Johnson, 678-977-2076.

Nov. 20-21, 2015: Albany Quail Classic BBQ Contest, Albany, GA. Contact: Bill E. Bowels, 229-889-0312 or 229-347-0698.

Dec. 4-5, 2015: 3rd Annual Moultrie Moose Lodge #1158 BBQ Cook-Off, Moultrie, GA. Contact: Cecil Hinson, 229-891-1103 or Travis Webb, 229-456-1387.

Feb. 5-6, 2016: Jekyll Island BBQ Beach Bash, Jekyll Island, GA. Contact: John A. Jones, 912-258-6698 or Jeremy Henesy, 912-230-0748.

March 4-5, 2015: Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival, Tifton, GA. Contact: Tryone Spearman or Angela Elder, 229-386-0216 or 229-392-3376.

May 6-7, 2015: Three Rivers Festival at Towns Bluff Park, Hazlehurst, GA. Contact: Jim Sewell, 912-240-0106. Website: townsbluffpark.com.


IBCA

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

July 3-4, 2015: Half Moon Cookk-off, Shiner, TX. Contact: CJ Patton, 361-596-0080 or email: cj.patton@ymail.com.

July 3-4, 2015: Texas Cook’em High Steaks, Edinburg, TX. Contact: Ronnie,
956-383-4974 or email: marketing@edinburg.com.

July 3-4, 2015: Red, White & BBQ Cook-Off, Ennis, TX. Contact; Sandy,
214-906-9176 or email: lemcam2@aol.com.

July 3-4, 2015: Trinity Community 4th of July BBQ, Trinity, TX. Contact: Steven,
936-594-2505 or email: jones@trinitypolice.com.

July 3-4, 2015: The Texas Hobo Cook-off, Rusk, TX. Contact: Willie, 903-330-4397 or email: wrarnwine@ag.tamu.edu.

July 10-11, 2015: Cruisin’ in the Park, State Championship, Arkadelphia, AR. Contact: Derek, 501-213-6110 or email: dphillips@cityofarkadelphia.com.

July 10-11, 2015: Firefighters Helping Firefighters BBQ Cookoff, Pasadena, TX. Contact; Jules, 832-449-0154 or email: jules.fhf@gmail.com.

July 17-18, 2015: Coryell Country Critters BBQ, State Championship, Gatesville, TX. Contact: Nancy, 254-405-5722 or email: nlmitchell2003@aol.com.

July 17-18, 2015: Dam Lake Fest, State Championship, Somerville, TX. Contact; Melanie, 979-255-1622 or email: mbecka@spiritoftexasbank.com.

July 17-18, 2015: Festival Del Algodon, Raymondville, TX. Contact: Lupe,
956-746-1169 or email: info@festivalalgodon.com.

July 17-18, 2015: Quail Creek VFD BBQ Cook-Off, Victoria, TX. Contact: Mike Blaschke, 361-652-7738.

July 24-25, 2015: 6th Odem Jubilee, Odem, TX. Contact: Pete, 361-935-7874 or email: pete@regionalsteel.net.

July 24-25, 2015: Moulton Town & Country Jamboree, State Championship, Moulton, TX. Contact: Larissa, 361-772-6253 or email:
Larissa-tesch@hotmail.com.

July 24-25, 2015: 1st Annual San Diego Rotary Cook Off, San Diego, TX. Contact: Eugene, 361-227-9017 or email: soliz117@gmail.com.

July 24-25, 2015: Great Texas Mosquito Fest, Clute, TX. Contact: Angel,
979-265-8392 or email: acowley@mosquitofestival.com.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Breast Fest BBQ, State Championship, Lubbock, TX. Contact: Ashley, 806-470-8702 or email: breast_fest@yahoo.com.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: D’Town BBQ Cook-off, Dumas, TX. Contact: Sam, 806-935-2123 or email: Doreen@dumaschamber.com.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: 3rd Annual Stable Spirit BBQ Cook-off, Beaumont, TX. Contact: Katie Ducio, 409-365-5277.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Hill Country Rally for Kids, Driftwood, TX. Contact: Ron White, 512-657-3184 or email: rswhite@austin.rr.com.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: KYFA Smoke in the Park, State Championship, Kirbyville, TX. Contact: Andy Carrell, 409-659-0947 or email: andy.carrell@wildblue.net.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Saddle Up for Alzheimers, Edna, TX. Contact: Dawn,
631-489-7459 or email: dawn_schendel@yahoo.com.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Emil Macha BBQ Cook Off, Littlefield, TX. Contact: Robert,
806-729-7170 or email: redblackrob59@gmail.com.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Cowboy of the Year Open Rodeo & Festival & BBQ Cook Off, Pleasanton, TX. Contact: Edward, 719-594-9336 or email: pyfrodeo@aol.com.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Armstrong County Back Roads Bash, Claude, TX. Contact: Marcus, 806-367-1591 or email: backroadsbash@gmail.com.



KCBS

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

July 3-4, 2015: Blues Hog Barbecue, Music & Craft Festival, Jackson, TN. Contact: Mary Beth Hopper, 731-616-7474 or email: info@vistswtenn.com.

July 3-4, 2015: I Love Barbecue & Music Festival, State Championship, Lake Placid, NY. Contact: Dmitry Feld, 518-523-2071 or email:
dmitry@usaluge.org.

July 3-5, 2015: Pork & Brew BBQ State Championship, State Championship, Rio Rancho, NM. Contact: Greg Pena, 505-891-7258 or email:
gpena@ci.rio-rancho.nm.us.

July 3-4, 2015: Back to Mayberry BBQ, State Championship, Whiting, IA. Contact: Kurt Neldenberg, 712-455-2095 or email: klneld@longlines.com.

July 3-5, 2015: Montana BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Absarokee, MT. Contact: Nick Morrison, 406-690-3030 or email: mtbbq@yahoo.com.

July 3-4, 2015: Liberty 4th Fest BBQ Contest, State Championship, Liberty, MO. Contact: Gayle Potter, 816-781-5200 or email: gaylep@libertychamber.com.

July 3-4, 2015: HutchFest BBQ Cook-Off, Hutchinson, KS. Contact: Ron Williams, 620-200-7219 or email: ron@hutchfest.org.

July 4-5, 2015: Prime UVE Invitational Barbecue Championship, Gaiarine, Italy. Contact: Francesca Attanasio, +39 3398227414 or email: fattanasio@bbq4all.it.

July 9-11, 2015: SC Festival of Discovery, State Championship, Greenwood, SC. Contact: Laura Ackerman, 864-942-8448 or email: uptown@cityofgreenwoodsc.com.

July 10-11, 2015: Chillin & Grillin in the Glades, Wise, VA. Contact: Greg Cross, 276-328-1000 or email: cross_g@wisecountry.org.

July 10-11, 2015: Sauce & Cycles, State Championship, Falls City, NE. Contact: David Branch, 402-245-4228 or email: directorccms@sentco.net.

July 10-11, 2015: Gold Ribbin’ BBQ Fest of Greater Green Bay, State Championship, Green Bay, WI. Contact: Steven Krueger, 920-617-5553 or email: sjk@lcojlaw.com.

July 10-11, 2015: 14th Annual Bordertown Bash, State Championship, Fort Smith, AR. Contact: Daniel Moore, 479-650-9135 or email: trolleytimebbq@gmail.com.

July 10-11, 2015: Johnson County Fair BBQ, State Championship, Warrensburg, MO. Contact: Jason Beckner, 660-238-3976 or email: jbeckner@vlpco.com.

July 10-11, 2015: 8th Annual Wellsville BBQ Cookoff, State Championship, Wellsville, MO. Contact: Pat Pursifull, 537-684-3131 or email: ppursifull@sbcglobal.net.

July 10-11, 2015: Wine Country Big Q, State Championship, Rohnert Park, CA. Contact: Judy Groverman Walker, 707-837-1928 or email: judy@wcbigq.com.

July 10-11, 2015: 9th Ohio Veterans BBQ Cookoff, State Championship, Kettering, OH. Contact: Joe Law, 937-433-9327 or email: legionpost598@yahoo.com.

July 10-11, 2015: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Indianapolis, IN. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

July 10-12, 2015: New Jersey State Barbecue Championship, State Championship, North Wildwood, NJ. Contact: Eric Shenkus, 609-523-6565 or email: njbbq@njbbq.com.

July 10-11, 2015: Troy Pig Out, State Championship, Troy, NY. Contact: Downtown Troy BID, 518-279-7997 or email: info@troybid.org.

July 10-11, 2015: Drayton Kinsmen Smoke & Sounds Festival, Drayton, Ontario. Contact: David Hunnam, 647-985-5278 or email: dhunnam@gmail.com.

July 10-11, 2015: Holbrook, State Championship, Holbrook, AZ. Contact: Thomas Duncan, Jr., 480-209-9685 or email: wrbbq@gmail.com.

July 10-11, 2015: Smoke on the Waterfall, Redwood Falls, MN. Contact: Chris Schmitz, 218-310-2156 or email: chris@yfcminnesota.com.

July 17-18, 2015: RiverFest Red, White & Que, State Championship, Bellevue, NE. Contact: Doris Urwin, 402-657-6447 or email: doris@bellevuenebraska.com.

July 17-18, 2015: 11th Annual WildBlue BBQ, State Championship, Burlington, KS. Contact: Kristy Reeves, 620-634-5121 or email: kristyr@lyon-coffey.coop.

July 17-18, 2015: Griller’s Cup, State Championship, Laramie, WY. Contact: Dee Bott, 307-755-4516 or email: dbott@ivinsonhospital.org.

July 17-18, 2015: BBQ’Loo & Blues Too!, State Championship, Waterloo, IA. Contact: Cinty Wells, 319-404-7308 or email: cjwsews@mchsi.com.

July 17-18, 2015: Cookin’ on Kampeska, State Championship, Watertown, SD. Contact: Caitlin Voecks, 605-886-5814 or email: Caitlin@watertownsd.com.

July 17-18, 2015: Wine, Brew & Bar-B-Que Too!, State Championship, New Palestine, IN. Contact: Mark Kennedy, 317-417-3050 or email: mkennedy57@comcast.net.

July 17-18, 2015: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Auburn Hills, MI. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

July 17-19, 2015: Wakefield Rotary Campus Cook Off, State Championship, Wakefield, RI. Contact: Bud Faria, 401-789-3902 or email: budfaria@yahoo.com.

July 17-18, 2015: Smoke on the Mountain – VA State BBQ Championship, State Championship, Galax, VA. Cotnact: Judy Brannock, 276-236-2184 or email: info@twincountychamber.com. Judges’ Contact: Shanon Dalton, shdalton@gmail.com.

July 24-25, 2015: WNC BBQ Festival, State Championship, Maggie Valley, NC. Contact: Teresa Smith, 828-926-1686 or email: teresa@maggievalley.org.

July 24-25, 2015: Dodge City Days Barbeque Cook-Off, State Championship, Dodge City, KS. Contact: Abby Elliott, 620-227-3119 or email: aelliott@dodgechamber.com

July 24-25, 2015: 5th Annual Morton BBQ Throwdown, State Championship, Morton, IL. Ryan Koener, 309-208-1572 or email: rak@koener.com.

July 24-25, 2015: Smokin Hot Cars & BBQ, State Championship, Iola, KS. Contact: Tom Brigham, 620-365-9740 or email: bbq@iola-rotary.org.

July 24-25, 2015: BBQ-Fest Cooking Contest, State Championship, Dyersburg, TN. Contact: Natalie Patterson, 731-288-7076 or email: bbq@burksb.com.

July 24-25, 2015: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, State Championship, Woodbury, MN. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

July 24-25, 2015: Up in Smoke BBQ Bash, State Championship, Mason City, IA. Contact: Ruth Miller, 641-421-0577 or email: ruth.miller@lee.net.

July 24-25, 2015: Hot Pursuit BBQ Cookoff, Shawnee, OK. Contact: Ken Stafford, 405-226-1018 or email: droffatscatering@gmail.com.

July 24-25, 2015: Arvada on Tap – A Craft Beer & BBQ Fest, State Championship, Arvada, CO. Contact: Brenda Berg, 720-898-7403 or email: Brenda@arvada.org.

July 24-25, 2015: Effing-Ham-Jam State BBQ Championship, State Championship, Effingham, IL. Contact: Tyson Reed, 217-342-3494 or email: Tyson@legacyhd.com.

July 24-25, 2015: Racing for the BBQ, State Championship, Lees Summit, MO. Contact: Charlie Gascich, 913-620-1690 or email: cwhatsoever@yahoo.com.

July 24-25, 2015: Stokin’ the Fire BBQ Festival (Backyard only), Birmingham, AL. Contact: Heather Nowak, 205-324-1911 or email: hguy@slossfurnaces.com.

July 24-25, 2015: 7th Annual Vista BBQ Classic, State Championship, Vista, CA. Contact: Dale Ginos, 760-310-5040 or email: daleginos@gmail.com.

July 24-25, 2015: Chattahoochee River BBQ Competition, State Championship, Douglasville, GA. Contact: Jason Benson, 770-826-7353 or email: info@crcmf.com.

July 25-26, 2015: Harpoon Championships of New England BBQ, State Championship, Windsor, VT. Contact: Fitz Granger, 617-574-9551 ext. 525 or email: fitz@harpoonbrewery.com.

July 31-Aug. 1, 2015: Rossville Tall Corn Festival BBQ Contest, State Championship, Rossville, KS. Contact: Jason Connell, 785-215-2346 or email: Jason.connell@rossvillekansas.org.

July 31-Aug. 1, 2015: Pigs & Pedals, State Championship, Asheboro, NC. Contact: Pam Morgan, 336-626-1277 or email: pmorgan@ci.asheboro.nc.us.

July 31-Aug. 1, 2015: Lynch Livestock Pig Stampede, State Championship, Waucoma, IA. Contact; Christy Bouska, 319-240-9011 or email: Chris@lynchbq.com.

July 31-Aug. 1, 2015: Oaktown Throwdown, State Championship, Oakland, CA. Contact: Dave Campbell, 510-701-5971 or email: dave.campbell62@gmail.com.

July 31-Aug. 1, 2015: Laurie Hillbilly BBQ, State Championship, Laurie, MO. Contact: Susann Huff, 573-374-8776 or email: events@cityoflaurie.com.

July 31-Aug. 1, 2015: SLV Beat the Heat – Barbeque, Brews & Chill, State Championship, Alamosa, CO. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

July 31-Aug. 1, 2015: Great Northern BBQ, State Championship, Brainerd, MN. Contact: Cory Jay, 218-851-5737 or email: advantage.rs@gmail.com.

July 31-Aug. 1, 2015: Dillard Bluegrass & Barbecue Festival (GBC Qualifier), State Championship, Dillard, GA. Contact: Jane Tomlin, 706-746-2690 or email: bbqjane@windstream.net.

July 31-Aug. 1, 2015: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, State Championship, Des Moines, IA. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

July 31-Aug. 1, 2015: Badger Brews & Que, Manitowoc, WI. Contact: Kris Raymond, 262-208-6288 or email: kris@recordevents.com.

July 31-Aug. 1, 2015: I Grill Because I CARE (Competitor’s Series), New Hope, AL. Contact: Teek Patnaik, 256-694-0117 or email: pranteekpatnaik@hotmail.com.

July 31-Aug. 1, 2015: Southern Maryland Brew & BBQ, State Championship, Leonardtown, MD. Contact: Robbie Tejchman, 301-233-9455 or email: Robbie@fulleffective.com.

July 31-Aug. 1, 2015: Smokin on Route 66, Miami, OK. Contact: Shelly Brewer, 918-541-0424 or email: shelly_brewer@rocketmail.com.

Aug. 1-2, 2015: Smoke in the North, Gunnilse/Gothenburg. Contact: Thomas & Jenny Eriksson Frohilch, +46768796581 or email: info@flamingpigbbq.com.

Aug. 1-2, 2015: 8th Annual Smokin at the Maples, Manorville, NY. Contact: Will Breakstone, 631-247-6653 or email: maples2015@bbq-breathern.net.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Black Dog Music & Que Festival, State Championship, Floyd, VA. Contact: Sally Truslow, 540-593-9223 or email: struslow@thedogs.com.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Smokin’ on the Prairie, State Championship, Gillette, WY. Contact: Steve Thomas, 307-682-8120 or email: miksteve@bresnan.net.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Ribs, Pigs & Watermelons, State Championship, Huntington Beach, CA. Contact: Courtney Lutkus, 714-897-3221 ext. 107 or email: clutkus@afhusa.org.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Smokin’ with Woods, State Championship, Edwardsville, KS. Contact: Keith Sisk, 816-263-1311 or Larry Parks, email: larryparks2989@comcast.net.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Smokin’ in McMinnville, State Championship, McMinnville, TN. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Mountain High BBQ Festival & Car Show, State Championship, Franklin, NC. Contact: Cindy Cavender, 8287-524-3161 or email:
cindy@franklin-chamber.com.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: CASA’s Grab, Root & Growl BBQ, State Championship, Woodward, OK. Contact: Ken Alva, 580-256-2182 or email: nwokcasa@gmail.com.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Med City BBQ & Musicfest, State Championship, Rochester, MN. Contact: JamieLea Wellik, 507-208-0336 or email: rochesterpal@rochetermn.gov.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Missouri’s North Star BBQ Championship, State Championship, Kirksville, MO. Contact: Roy Noe, 660-342-0222 or email: monorthstarbbq@gmail.com.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour (Regional), Madison, WI. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Smokin on the Smoky, Salina, KS. Contact: Jason Rule, 417-234-9196 or email: Jason@todayinkansas.com.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Grills N’ Grilles – Nevada County United Way, Penny Valley, CA. Contact: Megan Timpany, 530-274-8111 or email: director@uwnc.org.

Aug. 8-9, 2015: Fatboys Canadian Capital Classic BBQ Competition, Ottawa, ON, Canada. Contact: John Thomson, 613-315-1033 or email:john@fatboysclassic.ca.

Aug. 8-9, 2015: These Were the Days BBQ Showdown, North Battleford, Saskatchewan. Contact: Shirley Maze, 306-445-8033 or email: smaze@wdm.ca.

Aug. 11-12, 2015: Montana State BBQ Championship at Montana Fair, State Championship, Billings, MT. Contact: Connie Watts, 406-256-2410 or email: cwatts@metrapark.com.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Atlanta Bar-B-Que Festival, State Championship, Atlanta, GA. Contact: Bob Herndon, 404-406-1403 or email: atlbbqclub1@gmail.com.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Hudson Valley Ribfest, State Championship, New Paltz, NY. Email: contest@hudsonvalleyribfest.org.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Stand By Your Grill, State Championship, Fulton, MS. Contact: Kim Graham, 6612-678-3070 or email: kgraham@itawamba.com.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Conifer Mountain BBQ Challenge, State Championship, Conifer, CO. Contact: Mat Matson, 303-905-4550 or email: matmatson@skybeam.com.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Classic City BBQ Fest & Tailgate Show (GBC Qualifier), State Championship, Athens, GA. Contact: Stephanie VanDyck, 706-357-4417 or email: Stephanie@classiccenter.com.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Pepsi WY State Championship BBQ & Bluegrass Festival, State Championship, Worland, WY. Contact: Dale Wagner, 307-388-0392 or email: imwwv@rtconnect.net.

Aug. 14-16, 2015: Jimmy’s Roadhouse Backyard BBQ Battle, State Championship, Nawaygo, MI. Contact: Jim Cory, 231-250-1115 or email: jcory@charger.net.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Scarborough, MI. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: BBQ & Fly-In on the River, State Championship, Excelsior Springs, MO. Contact: Jim McCullough, 816-519-2113.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: 23rd Annual State BBQ Championship of Nebraska, State Championship, Omaha, NE. Contact: Steve Richards, 402-350-1289 or email: gobs.bbq.contest@gmail.com.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: 14th Annual Maryland State BBQ Bash, State Championship, Bel Air, MD. Contact: Christine McPherson, 443-823-1797 or email: Christine@downtownbelair.com.

Aug. 15-16, 2015: Kansas City Kosher BBQ Competition & Festival (Competitor’s Series), Overland Park, KS. Contact: Mendel Segal, 913-235-6077 or email: msegal@vaadkc.org.

Aug. 15-16, 2015: EUregio BBQ Festival, Waldfeucht-Haaren/Nordrhein Westfalen/Germany. Contact: Roman Schellartz, 0049 170 5258522 or email: info@euregiobbq.de.

Aug. 15-16, 2015: Middleton BBQ Fest, State Championship, Middleton, WI. Contact: David Allen, 608-333-3823 or email: david@dpallen.com.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: Smokefest, State Championship, Marshall, MN. Contact: Tim Steinback, 507-537-7204 or email: tim.steinbach@smsu.edu.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: Bass & BBQ at the Forrest Wood Cup Day 1, Hot Springs, AR. Contact; Scott Ellison, email: scott.ellison@flwfishing.com.

Aug. 21-22, 2105: Flint Hills Beef Fest BBQ, State Championship, Emporia, KS. Contact: Scott Jones, 620-341-0240 or email: scottjones1@yahoo.com or Rachel Roberts, 620-2366-3624 or email: rachelroberts922@yahoo.com.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues Festival, State Championship, Madison, IN. Contact: Kathy Ayers, 812-866-4723 or email: madisonribberfest@gmail.com.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: VA BBQ Championships, State Championship, Hampton, VA. Contact: Sandy Fulton, email: sandyfulton721@gmail.com.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Harrisburg, PA. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: Blues, Brews & Barbecue, State Championship, Birch Run, MI. Contact: Mike Szukhent, 989-624-9193 or email: mike@birchrun.org.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: Holy Smoke BBQ Contest, State Championship, Liberty, MO. Contact: Jeff Richardson, email: jeff@lonestarfabcon.com.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival (GBC Qualifier), State Championship, Kennesaw, GA. Contact: Laurel Fleming, 770-422-9714 or email: lfleming@kennesaw-ga.gov.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: Cape Jaycees BBQ Fest, State Championship, Cape Girardeau, MO. Contact: Robbie Guard, 573-450-3396 or email: robertguard@hotmail.com.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: Winnipeg Barbeque and Blues Festival, Winnipeg, MN. Contact: Perry Hopkins, 204-661-4490 or email: phopkins@mts.net.

Aug. 22-23, 2015: Bass & BBQ at the Forrest Wood Cup Day 2, Hot Springs, AR. Contact; Scott Ellison, email: scott.ellison@flwfishing.com.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Smokin’ on Oak, State Championship, Bonner Springs, KS. Contact: Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce, 913-422-5044 or email: info@bsedwchamber.org.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: 4th Annual Deaths Door Barbecue, State Championship, Washington Island, WI. Contact: Richard Jepsen, 920-847-2784 or email: jepsenr@gmail.com.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: New Holland Summer Fest, State Championship, New Holland, PA. Contact: Chuck Sheffield, 717-669-1400 or email: nhsummerfest@yahoo.com.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: 8th Annual Big Island BBQ, State Championship, Albert Lea, MN. Contact: Perry Vining, 800-658-2526 or 507-402-6371 or email: pvining@smig.net.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Best of the West BBQ Fest, State Championship, Sheridan, WY. Contact: Tye Bach, 307-751-1600 or email: info@bestofthewestbbqfest.com.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Grill Games, State Championship, Kenosha, WI. Contact: Lou Molitor, 262-654-1234 or email: lou@kenoshaareachamber.com.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: East Central State BBQ Cook Off Paola Roots Festival, State Championship, Paola, KS. Contact: Jon Small, 913-731-7995 or email: liamsnoj@yahoo.com.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Laurel, MD. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Ribstock II: Ribs & Racing, Marne, MI. Contact: Alison Goodyke, 616-677-5000 or email: Alison@berlinraceway.com.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Hawgin on Lanier, State Championship, Gainesville, GA. Contact: Steven Ellis, 678-316-6361 or email: hawginonlanier@gmail.com.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Smoke in the Valley, State Championship, Pikeville, TN. Contact: Earline Young, 423-533-2515 or email: vanyoung@bledsoe.net.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Back to Back to the Park BBQ, State Championship, Marshalltown, IA. Contact: Dena Milhous, 515-231-1381 or email: denamilhous@hotmail.com.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Wild West BBQ Shoot Out, State Championship, Wendover, NV. Contact: Jesse Johnson, 801-390-1000 or email: jesse@bigjohnsonsbbq.com.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Raider Red Meats BBQ & Ribeye Championship, Lubbock, TX. Contact: Tate Corliss, 505-705-5545 or email: tate.corliss@ttu.edu.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Let the Drums Roar BBQ Contest (Competitor’s Series), Dallas Center, IA. Contact: Jim Woodsmall, 515-779-4038 or email: goldmedalbbq@aol.com.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: First Annual Cleveland Bluegrass & BBQ Festival, Clatyon, NC. Contact: Don Wells, 919-661-2005 or email: don@mastfirm.com.

Aug. 29-30, 2015: Ragahfest, Den Haag, Zuld-Holland. Contact: Daan Hamoen, +31-(0)6-47940067 or email: daan@regahfest.nl.

Aug. 29-30, 2015: The Best BBQ Chef Competition, State Championship, New London, CT. Contact: Barbara Neff, 860-443-3786 or email: bj@neffproductions.com.

Aug. 29-30, 2015: The Southern New England Kosher BBQ Championship & Craft Fair (Competitor’s Series), Fairfield, CT. Contact: Warren Rockmacher,
203-450-6225 or email: info@snekosherbq.org.


LSBS

For additional info., visit the LSBS website at
www.lonestarbarbecue.com

July 3-4, 2015: Aqua Boom, Kingsland, TX.

July 3-4, 2015: Who Burnt the Beans, Novice, TX.

July 10-11, 2015: Bentwood Bash, Lampasas, TX.

July 10-11, 2015: Spring Ho, Lampasas, TX.

July 17-18, 2015: Night in Old Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg, TX.

July 24-25, 2015: Dam Red Barn Chili & BBQ Cook-Off, Canyon Lake, TX.

July 24-25, 2015: The Salvation Army Longhorn BBQ Cook-Off,
Corpus Christi, TX.

July 31-Aug. 1, 2015: Blues & Que, Waco, TX.

July 31-Aug. 2, 2015: Rosholt’s BBQ & Chili Cook-off, South Dakota.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: 1st Annual Barn Burner Unit Beverly Memorial BBQ Cook-off.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Band Boosters BBQ Cook-Off, Hamilton, TX.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Busted in Baylor County, Seymour, TX.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Watermelon Festival, Alvord, TX.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Hot Chili Days & Cool Mountain Nights, Red River, NM.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: MYFA 3rd Annual Cook-Off, Magnolia, TX.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: Chicapalooza BBQ Cook-Off, George Town, TX.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: Smokin in the Park, Post, TX.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: Taylor International Cook-Off, Circleville, TX.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: JDRF BBQ Cook-off, Lockhart, TX.

Sept. 4-5, 2015: Kimble County Cook-off, Junction, TX.

Sept. 4-5, 2015: LULAC State Championship, San Marcos, TX.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Heart of Texas Cowboy Church Family Fun Day BBQ,
Waco, TX.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Shin Oak Springs BBQ, Gorman, TX.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Wild Duck Marina’s, Lake Brownwood, TX.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Shrine Club State Championship, Ardmore, OK.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Fort Griffin BBQ Cook-Off, Albany, TX.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Nucor’s Cooking for the Cause State Championship,
Terrell, TX.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Rockne, TX.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Moose Knuckles Annual Cook-off, Post, TX.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Pow Wow BBQ Cook-Off, Comanche, TX.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: BBQ Music Festival State Championship, Burnet, TX.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Bentwood BBQ Bash, Bentwood, TX.

Oct. 2-3, 2015: Annual Coleman County Fiesta de la Paloma, Coleman, TX.

Oct. 3-4, 2015: VFW Oktoberfest Bar-B-Que Cook-Off, Grandbury, TX.

Oct. 2-3, 2015: West of the Pecos BBQ Blowout, Sheffield, TX.

Oct. 2-3, 2015: MDA Chillin & Grillin, Waco, TX.

Oct. 2-3, 2015: Bowie, TX.

Oct. 9-10, 2015: Dead Cow Cook-Off, Wichita Falls, TX.

Oct. 9-10, 2015: HCCO Hill Country State Championship, Lockhart, TX.

Oct. 9-10, 2015: OctoberFest, Rising Star, TX.

Oct. 9-10, 2015: Bentwood BBQ Bash, Georgetown, TX.

Oct. 16-17, 2015: Early Pioneer Days Cook-Off, Early, TX.

Oct. 16-17, 2015: Lions Club, Italy, TX.

Oct. 23-24, 2015: National Championship, Meridian, TX.

Oct. 23-24, 2015: Knights of Columbus San Felipe Council 2687, Dio Rio, TX.

Nov. 13-14, 2015: Cooking for Courage, Magnolia, TX.

Nov. 13-14, 2015: 5-0 Cookers Scholarship, Del Valle, TX.


MABA

For more information, visit the MABA website at www.mabbqa.com.

July 3-5, 2015: I Love Barbecue & Music Festival, State Championship, Lake Placid, NY. Contact: Dmitry Feld, 518-523-2071 or email: dmitry@usaluge.org. Website: www.ilbbqf.com.

July 10-11, 2015: Chillin & Grillin in the Glades, Wise, VA. Contact: Greg Cross, 276-328-1000 or email: cross_9@wisecounty.org. Website: www.chillinandgrillinintheglades.com.

July 10-11, 2015: Troy Pig Out, Troy, NY. Contact: Downtown Troy BID,
518-279-7997 or email: info@troybid.org. Website: www.downtowntroy.org.

July 10-11, 2015: New Jersey State Barbecue Championship, State Championship, North Wildwood, NJ. Contact: Eric Shenkus, 609-523-6565 or email: njbbq@njbbq.com. Website: www.nibbq.com.

July 17-18, 2015: Smoke on the Mountain – VA State BBQ Championship, State Championship, Galax, VA. Contact: Judy Brannock, 276-236-2184 or email: info@twincountychamber.com. Judges Contact: Shanon Dalton, email: shdalton@gmail.com.

July 24-25, 2015: WNC BBQ Festival, State Championship, Maggie Valley, NC. Contact: Teresa Smith, 828-926-1686 or email: teresa@maggievalley.org. Website: www.wncbbqfestival.org.

July 31-Aug. 1, 2015: Pigs & Pedals, State Championship, Asheboro, NC. Contact: Pam Morgan, 336-626-1277 or email; pmorgan@ci.asheboro.nc.us. Website: www.pigsandpedals.com.

July 31-Aug. 1, 2015: Southern Maryland Brew & BBQ, Leonardtown, MD. Website: www.somdbrewbbq.com.

Aug. 1, 2015: 7th Annual Victory BrewBQ, Unionville, PA. Contact: Craig Raezer, 610-514-7009 or email: craigr@victorybeer.com. Website: www.victorybeer.com/brewbq.

Aug. 7-8. 2015: Black Dog Music & Que Festival, Floyd, VA. Contact: Sally Truslow, 540-593-9223 or email: struslow@thedogs.com. Website: www.thedogs.com.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Mountain High BBQ Festival & Car Show, State Championship, Franklin, NC. Website: www.mountinhighbbqfestiva.com.

Aug. 14-15, 2015: 14th Annual Maryland State BBQ Bash, State Championship, Bel Air, MD. Contact: Christine McPherson, 443-823-1797 or email: Christine@downtownbelair.com. Website: www.downtownbelair.com.

Aug. 14-16, 2015: Hudson Valley Ribfest, State Championship, New Paltz, NY. Contact: Shonda Bholinger, 844-RIB-FEST (742-3378) or email: contest@hudsonvalleyribfest.org. Website: www.hudsonvalleyribfest.org.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Harrisburg, PA. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: VA BBQ Championships, State Championship, Hampton, VA. Contact: Diana Behe, email: dbehe@burbagepprperties.com. Judges Contact: Sandy Fulton, email: sandyfulton720@gmail.com.
Website: www.live-wire-media.com.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: New Holland Summer Fest, State Championship, New Holland, PA. Contact: Chuck Sheffield, 717-669-1400 or email: nhsummerfest@yahoo.com. Website: www.nhsummerfest.org.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Laurel, MD. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Sept. 4-5, 2015: Finger Lakes Fire & Smoke (Competitor’s Series), Farmington, NY. Contact: Rikk Foringer, 585-734-6227.

Sept. 4-5, 2015: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, Richmond, VA. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: 11th Annual Recovery Fest, State Championship, Richmond, VA. Contact: Honesty Liller, 804-564-0132 or email: honesty@mcshin.org. Website, www.bbq.nschin.org.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: 7th Annual Southern York County BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Glen Rock, PA. Contact: Alicia Herbst, 717-235-6611 ext. 100 or email: aherbst@marketsatshrewsbury.com. Website: www.marketsatshrewsbury.com.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Tilley Harley-Davidson Biker Blues, BBQ Rally & BBQ Classic, State Championship, Salisbury, NC. Contact: Gary Moss, 704-2020-8712 or email: garymoss@windstream.net. Website: www.bikerbluesbbqrally.com.

Sept. 18-20, 2015: Beak Week BBQ Challenge, Goldsboro, NC. Contact: Mark Wilson, 979-739-7484. Website: www.beakweek.org.

Sept. 19-20, 2015: Que by the Sea, State Championship, Seaside Heights, NJ. Contact: Noel Kay, 828-455-8914 or email: nkay@catawbacountync.gov. Website: www.exit82.com.

Sept. 19-20, 2015: Oinktoberfest, State Championship, Clarence, NY. Contact: Katy Toth, 716-759-8483 or email: katy@oinktoberfest.vom. Website: www.oinktoberfest.com.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Butts and Beans BBQ Challenge, State Championship, Newton, NC. Contac: Website: www.ButtsandBeans.com.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Heiferz-Hogz-Henz-Smoke Out 500, Delmar, DE. Contact: Sandy Fulton, 410-726-1881 or emai: sandyfulton720@gmail.com. Website: www.theporkanizer.com.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Smoke in the Park, Lemoyne, PA. Contact: Todd Shadle, 717-737-2924. Website: www.wsbf.org.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Grill Cook Master, Harrisburg, VA. Cotnact: Casear Wheeler, 540-487-9172 or email: armorfitpro@gmail.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2015: Red, White & Que, Cresskill, NJ. Contact: Dana Reed, 201-913-2712 or emai: born2que@gmail.com.

Oct. 2-3, 2015: Keystone Classic Barbeque, State Championship, Harrisburg, PA. Contact: James Sharp, 717-787-2905 or email: kile@pa.gov. Website: www.keystoneinternational.state.pa.us.

Oct. 9-10, 2015: Eastern Carolina BBQ ThrowDown, State Championship, Rocky Mount, NC. Contact: Website: www.bbqthrowdow.net.

Oct. 9-10, 2015: Waxhaw Grill’n & Chill’n, State Championship, Waxhaw, NC. Contact: Lisa Hoffman, 704-843-2195 or email: lhoffman@waxhaw.com. Website: www.waxhaw.com/GrillnandChilln.

Oct. 16-17, 2015: Smoking in the Foothills Barbecue Competition & Festival, Lenoir, NC. Contact: Michael Kilby, 828-310-2953 or email: smokinginthefoothills@gmail.com. Website: www.smokinginthefoothills.com.

Nov. 6-7, 2015: Shenandoah Valley BBQ Fest, Woodstock, VA. Contact: Tom Eshelman, 540-459-3867 or email: tom@shencofair.com.

Nov. 6-7, 2015: Hog Happnin’, State Championship, Shelby, NC. Contact: Jerry Gardner, 704-473-1352 or email: jerryg@carolina.rr.com. Website: www.hoghappnin.com.


MBN

For additional info., visit the MBN website at www.mbnbbq.com

July 16-18, 2015: Smoke on the Mountain, Galax, VA. Contact: Ron Passmore, 276-233-0334 or email: ggems201@hotmail.com. Judge’s Contact: Shannon Dalton, 276-233-4205.

July 23-24, 2015: The Memphis Bikefest 2015 Bikers Best Grill Fest, Memphis, TN. Contact: Bryan Watson, 901-596-3496 or email: bryan@memphisbikefest.com.

July 31-Aug. 1, 2015: 2015 Watermelon Carnival Barbecue Cooking Contest, Water Valley, MS. Contact: Tonya Eubanks, 662-609-7370 or email: tonyaeubanks@att.net.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Pink Heals Annual BBQ Cookoff, Chattanooga, TN. Contact: Robert Baty, 423-400-3744 or email: Robert@pinkhealschatt.org.

Sept. 10-12, 2015: Al Chymia Shrine BBQ Cookoff, Memphis, TN. Contact: Amanda Bandy, 901-377-7336 or 901-650-5057 or email: al_chymia@yahoo.com or bobo01072000@yahoo.com.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: Fire & Feast BBQ Competition, Yazoo City, MS. Contact: Shanitra Finley, 662-746-1815 or 662-532-1998 or email: shanitra@visityazoo.org. Judge’s Contact: Kay Mills, 662-571-2210 or email: kay.mills@southernbeverage.com.

Sept. 24-26, 2015: The Great Ruleville Roast, Ruleville, MS. Contact: Elise Jenkins, 662-719-1675 or email: elise@mspolicesupply.com. Judges’ Contact: Pam Maxwell, 662-497-2575 or email: prmaxwell@yahoo.com.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: Murphysboro BBQ Cook-Off, Murphysboro, IL. Contact: Mike Mills, 618-684-8922 or 618-599-8000 or email: becky@17bbq.com.

Oct. 2-3, 2015: Arlington BBQ Fallfest, Arlington, TN. Contact: Paige Eavenson, 901-488-7822 or email: teams@arlingtonbbq.com. Judge’s Contact: Angie Donnelly, 901-417-0359 or email: judges@arlingtonbbq.com.

Oct. 2-3, 2015: Grill in the Ville BBQ Competition, Jacksonville, AR. Contact: Laura Walker, 501-982-4316 or email: lwalker@cityofjacksonville.net.

Oct. 8-10, 2015: MS Delta State Barbecue Championship/Cleveland Octoberfest, State Championship, Cleveland, MS. Contact: Elise Jenkins, 662-719-1675 or email: elise@mspolicesupply.com. Judges’ Contact: Pam Maxwell, 662-497-2575 or email: prmaxwell@yahoo.com.

Oct. 23-24, 2015: Smokin’ on The Rez, Ridgeland, MS. Contact: Bobby Cleveland, 601-506-0739 or email: bobbyc7754@yazoo.com. Judge’s Contact: Pam Cleveland, 601-953-2739 or email: pam.cleveland@gmail.com.

Oct. 29-31, 2015: The Art of Q, Memphis, TN. Contact: Greg Belz, 901-327-4019 or email: gregbelz@hotmail.com.

Oct. 30-31, 2015: Butler Fest 2015, Butler, AL. Contact: Amy Doggett, 205-459-6413 or 601-616-4666 or email: butlerfest09@yahoo.com. Judge’s Contact: Amy McDonald, 601-604-5554 or email: amyjames38@yahoo.com.

Nov. 6-7, 2015: Big Pig Jig, Vienna, GA. Contact: Cindy McAnally, 229-268-8275 or email: bigpigjigrhonda@bigpigjig.com.

Nov. 6-7, 2015: When Pigs Fly, Louisville, MS. Contact: Frankie Sullivan, 662-773-3921 or 662-803-6907 or email: Frankie@winstoncounty.com.


MNBBQS

For more information, visit the MNBBQS
website at www.mnbbqsociety.com

July 19, 2015: Deer River Bar-B-Que & Brew Fest, Deer River, MN.

July 24-25, 2015: Sam’s Club Qualifier, Woodbury, MN.

July 31-Aug. 1, 2015: Great Northern Barbeque, Brainerd, MN. Website: www.greatnorthernbbq.com.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Med City BBQ & Musicfest, Rochester, MN. Website: www.medcitybbq.com.

Aug. 21-22, 2015: SmokeFest, Marshall, MN.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Big Island BBQ, Albert Lea, MN. Website: www.bigislandfestivalandbbq.org.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Smokin’ Gobbler Cook-Off, Worthington, MN. Website: www.smokingobbler.com.

Sept. 19, 2015: Smoke on the Range BBQ Rib Cook-Off, Deerwood, MN.


New England Barbeque Society

For additional info., contact the New England Barbeque Society at www.nebs.org

July 3-5, 2015: I Love BBQ & Music Festival, Lake Placid, NY.

July 18-19, 2015: Brookline Tailgate & Grilling/BBQ Cookoff, Brookline, NH.

July 25-26, 2015: Harpoon Championships of New England BBQ, Harpoon Brewery, Windsor, VT.

Aug. 14-16, 2015: Hudson Valley Rib Fest, New Paltz, NY.

Aug. 15, 2015: PACC 1st Annual BBQ Competition & Festvial at Polish American Citizens Club, Webster, MA.

Aug. 22-23, 2015: NEBS Summerfest, Camp Collier, Gardner, MA.

Aug. 29-30, 2015: The Best Chef Competition, New London, CT.

Sept. 4-6, 2015: Finger Lakes Fire & Smoke BBQ Competition, Geneva, NY. Contact: Rikk Foringer, 585-402-3508. Website: fingerlakesfireandsmoke.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2015: Harvard Fall Festival, Harvard, MA. Website: www.harvardfallfestival.com.


Texas Gulf Coast BBQ Cookers Association

For additional info., visit the Texas Gulf Coast BBQ Cookers Association website at www.tgcbca.org

July 3-4, 2015: Fishin Fiesta, TX State Championship, Freeport, TX. Contact: Mario.

July 17-18, 2015: Heaven Does 2nd Annual BBQ Cookoff, Baytown, TX. Contact: John Moore, 832-794-8527, Gia More, 832-890-2670, or Francine Etheridge,
281-683-3925.

July 18-19, 2015: Annual Watermelon Festival, Hempstead, TX. Contact: Rupert Sheridan, 281-924-6353.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Forty & Eight 19th Annual BBQ Cook Off, Willis, TX. Contact: Larry Eary, 936-327-0964 or Leon Fritsche, 281-330-8736.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: St. Anne De Beaupre BBQ Cookoff, Houston, TX. Contact: Linda Hutson, 832-296-0770 or Samantha Sosa, 832-515-1684.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: EMCFA Bar-B-Que 30th Annual Cook Off, Porter, TX. Contact: David Rogers, 713-822-4060.

Sept. 18-19, 2015: 7th Annual ShertzFest Bar-B-Q Cookoff, Schertz, TX.

Sept. 25-26, 2015: San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo BBQ CookOff, Freeman Coliseum AT&T Center Grounds, San Antonio, TX.

Oct. 2-3, 2015: Weiser Air Park BBQ Cookoff, TX State Championship, Houston, TX. Contact: Mark, 713-858-6090.

Oct. 2-3, 2015: Lone Star 600 2nd Annual BBQ Cookoff, Baytown, TX. Contact: Jack Barfield, 713-854-2626, Jeff Hebert, 832-473-4247, or Toby Bigley,
281-995-6013.

Oct. 9-10, 2015: American Legion 490 BBQ Cookoff, Houston, TX. Contact: Mark, 713-858-6090.


WORLD BARBECUE ASSOCIATION

For additional info., visit the World Barbecue Association website at www.wbqa.com


PACIFIC NORTH WEST BARBECUE ASSOCIATION

For additional info., visit the Pacific North West Barbecue Association website at www.PNWBA.com

July 3-4, 2015: Freedomfest BBQ, Dallas, OR.

July 10-11, 2015: Barbegeddon, Puyallup, WA.

July 11-12, 2015: Battle of the Pitts, Spokane, WA..

July 25-26, 2015: Tour de Terrace BBQ Comp, Mountlake Terrace, WA.

Aug. 1-2, 2015: Canadian National Championships, Whistler, BC.

Aug. 1-2, 2015: Smokin’ Down the Highway, Sublimity, OR.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Smokin’ in the Root, Stevensville, MT.

Aug. 8-9, 2015: Oak Harbor Pig Fest, Oak Harbor, WA.

Aug. 22-23, 2015: Smoke on the Water, Coeur d’Alene, ID.

Aug. 28-29, 2015: Clearwater’s Grill for Ten Grand, Suquamish, WA.

Sept. 5-6, 2015: Showdown at Juarez Canyon, Oregon City, OR.

Sept. 19-20, 2015: Harvest Festival, Grand Coulee, WA.

Sept. 19-20, 2015: Hog Fest, Port Orchard, WA.


SOUTHERN BARBECUE NETWORK

For more information, visit the SBN website at www.sbbqn.com.

Sept. 11-12, 2015: BBQ By Shrine Lake, Summerville, SC. Contact: Kevin Merrit, 843-224-9111 or email: merritk76@aol.com. Website: www.dorchestershrineclub.com.

Oct. 2-3, 2015: Jamil Shriners BBQ Cook-Off, Columbia, SC. Contact: Stuart J. Smith, 803-348-0580.


Steak Cookoff Association

For more information, visit the SCA website at www. steakcookoffs.com.

July 4, 2015: Texas Cook’em High Steaks in Edinburg, Edinburg, TX.

July 4, 2015: Brookshire’s Louisiana Steak Cookoff, Shreveport, LA.

July 11, 2015: 1st Annual 903 Brewers Steak Cookoff, Sherman, TX.

July 18, 2015: Arkansas Steak Cookoff Championship, Benton, AR.

Aug. 1, 2015: Piggly Wiggly 9th Annual Steak Cookoff, Springhill, LA. 318-539-9116 ext. 304 or email: lhurst@kenyanco.com.

Aug. 28, 2015: Big Island Steak Cookoff, Albert Lea, MN.

Aug. 28, 2015: Red Raider Meats BBQ & Ribeye Championships, Lubbock, TX.

Sept. 5, 2015: Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival Steak Cookoff, Bedford, TX.

Sept. 12, 2015: Azle Sting Fling Steak Cookoff, Azle, TX.

Sept. 12, 2015: Tripp Haggard Memorial Steak Cookoff, Tulsa, OK.

Sept. 19, 2015: 2nd Annual Smokin’ Possum Steak Cookoff, Possum Kingdom Lake, TX. Contact: Jim, 817-996-9147.

Sept. 25, 2015: Murphysboro Steak & BBQ Cook-off, Murphysboro, IL.

Sept. 25, 2015: Steve Mayberry Memorial Cookoff, Carrollton, TX.

Oct. 3, 2015: Donny Ferguson Memorial Scholarship Steak Cookoff, Whitesboro, TX.

Oct. 10, 2015: Atlanta, TX Steak Cookoff, Atlanta, TX.

Oct. 10, 2015: Six Bridges Steak Cookoff, North Little Rock, AR.

Oct. 17, 2015: Mid South Great Steak Cookoff, West Memphis, AR.

Oct. 24, 2015: SCA World Championship, Fort Worth, TX

Dec. 5, 2015: Winter Wonderland Steak Cookoff, Graham, TX


NON-SANCTIONED EVENTS

Sept. 26, 2015: BBQ, Blues, & Brews, Fuquay-Varina, NC. Contact: Linda Wood, 919-552-0848 or email: Linda@fuquay-varinadowntown.com. Website: www.fuquay-varinadowntown.com.



COOKING SCHOOLS

July 11-12, 2015: Aporkalypse Now Competition BBQ Class, Conowingo, MD. Website: www.mabbqa.com/events.html.

July 18, 2015: Dizzy Pig’s Getting the Most Out of Your Big Green Egg® Class, Manassas, VA. Phone: 703-273-3580. Website: dizzypigbbq.com.

July 18-19, 2015: Hot Wachula’s Barbecue Cooking School, Bartow, FL. Contact: Matthew Barber, email: matt@hotwachulas.com.

July 18, 2015: SCA Certified Judges Class, Benton, AR. Website: steakcookoffs.com.

July 18, 2015: SCA Certified Judges Class, Bedford, TX. Website: steakcookoffs.com.

Aug. 1, 2015: SBN Judge Certification Class, Summerville, SC. Website: www.sbbqn.com.

Aug. 22, 2015: Dizzy Pig’s Rib Class, Manassas, VA. Phone: 703-273-3580. Website: dizzypigbbq.com.

Aug. 22, 2015: CBBQA BBQ 101 Class, Orange, CA. www.cbbqa.org.

Sept. 11-13, 2015: Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA. Website: www.jacksoldsouth.com.

Sept. 19, 2015: Dizzy Pig’s Prime Rib Class, Manassas, VA. Phone: 703-273-3580. Website: dizzypigbbq.com.

Oct. 16-18, 2015: Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA. Website: www.jacksoldsouth.com.

Oct. 17, 2015: Dizzy Pig’s Baking Class, Manassas, VA. Phone: 703-273-3580. Website: dizzypigbbq.com.

Nov. 14, 2015: Dizzy Pig’s Mad Max Turkey Class, Manassas, VA. Phone: 703-273-3580. Website: dizzypigbbq.com.

Dec. 5, 2015: Dizzy Pig’s Getting the Most Out of Your Big Green Egg® Class, Manassas, VA. Phone: 703-273-3580. Website: dizzypigbbq.com.


JUDGING SCHOOLS

July 2, 2015: KCBS Certified BBQ Judging Class, Lake Placid, NY. Contact: Dmitry Feld, email: dmitry@usaluge.org.


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