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EVENTS

AKBBQA

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


CBBQA

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

Sept. 6, 2014: Smoke on the River, Sacramento, CA.

Sept. 13, 2014: 2nd Annual Rubstock BBQ Championship, El Dorado Hills, CA.

Sept. 20, 2014: CA Northstate BBQ Championship Round 4/Finals, Oroville, CA.

Sept. 27, 2014: Mission Beach Centennial Party & BBQ, San Diego, CA.

Oct. 4, 2014: 4th Annual Dana Point BBQ Championship, Dana Point, CA.

Oct. 11, 2014: 2nd Annual Sparta-Q BBQ Competition, San Jose, CA.

Oct. 18, 2014: RAM PRCA CA Circuit Finals/Rodeo & KCBS BBQ Cook Off/California Heritage Days, Lancaster, CA.

Dec. 6, 2014: King of the Smoker III, La Quinta, CA.


CTBA

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

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Little River Catfish Association. Contact: Daniel Bales, 254-780-6171.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Bartlett Cook-Off.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: McGregor Founder’s Day Annual Cookoff, McGregor, TX. Contact: Mike Olsen, 254-379-0560 or 254-258-8171.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Harper Park Cook-Off.  830-739-1328.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Temple JC, Temple, TX. Contact: Chris Butler, 254-760-6769.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Kerr County Fair. Contact: Chad Parker, 830-928-4221.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: McGregor Lions Club 1st Annual, McGregor, TX.


FBA

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

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Lea County Black Gold BBQ Blowout, Hobbs, NM. Contact: Mark Bateman & Tom Pierce, 575-390-5379 or 575-390-8700.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Smokin’ Pig Fest, Lake City, FL. Contact: Wanda Jones, 386-752-8822.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: KidPack Polk Project BBQ Throwdown, Lakeland, FL. Contact: Jared Hatcher, 863-255-8886.

Oct. 4, 2014: Kiwanis Kounty Jamboree, Titusville, FL. Contact: Orlando Vecchio, email: TitusvilleKiwanis@gmail.com.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Mulberry Fine Swine At The Pit, Mulberry, FL. Contact: Bonnie Titus, 863-712-0625.

Oct. 11, 2014: 6th Annual COFB Butts & Brisket Competition, Fernandina Beach, FL. Contact: Jay Robertson, 904-310-3361or 904-753-0001.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: The Big Swamp Smoke Off, Naples, FL. Contact: Shannon Hubbell, 239-455-1444.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: South Florida Pro BBQ Competition, Pompano Beach, FL. Contact: Connie Davis, 954-383-2285.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Georgia/Florida Tailgate Bar-B-Q Cookoff, Jesup, GA. Contact: Jeff Chandler, 912-433-4422.

Nov. 1, 2014: Down Home! BBQ, Arcadia, FL. Contact: Megan McKibben, 863-494-2020.

Nov. 7-8, 2014: Pioneer Day, Kissimmee, FL. Contact: Jennifer Diehl, 407-396-8644 ext. 3.

Nov. 8, 2014: The Rib Tickler’s Ball/3rd Annual Cutler Bay BBQ Challenge, Cutler Bay, FL. Contact: Fred Bobson, 305-238-4166.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Swamp Fest BBQ Competition, Haines City, FL. Contact: Jonathan Bartley, 863-439-7332.

Nov. 15, 2014: 2nd Annual Grillers Gone Wild BBQ Festival, South Daytona, FL. Contact: Gregory Bartholomew, 386-322-3070.

Nov. 21-22, 2014: 2nd Annual Smokin’ Flamingo BBQ Festival, Jacksonville, FL. Contact: David S. Haskett, 904-838-7290.

Nov. 22, 2014: Rotary Club of Panama City Beach presents 7th Annual Grills Gone Wild, Panama City, FL. Contact: Ann Scruggs, 850-258-2735.

Dec. 5-6, 2014: Orange Blossom Barbeque Review, Lake Wales, FL. Contact: Lora Donley, 863-412-4121.

Dec. 12-13, 2014: Southern Pines Blues & BBQ, Perry, FL. Contact: Dawn Taylor, 850-584-5366.


GBA

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

Sept. 5-6, 2014: ComSouth Hambone Jam, Fort Valley, GA. Contact: Kathie, 478-825-5986 or email: kathie@fortvalley.net.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Grande Creek Pig Jam, Swainsboro, GA. Contact: Jeremy Faircloth, 478-455-0868 or email: ljr04@yahoo.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Doc Holiday BBQ Championship, Griffin, GA. Contact: Will Doss, 770-228-4699 or email: will@eagleswaychurch.org.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: South Cobb BBQ & Blues Festival Judge Registration, Austell, GA. 404-514-1664 or 404-848-2109.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Deep Roots Festival BBQ Contest, Milledgeville, GA. Contact: Carlee Shulte, 478-414-4014 or email: cshulte@milledgevillega.us.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Hawkinsville Harvest Fest Pigs & Produce. Hawkinsville, GA. Contact: Karen Bailey, 478-783-9294 or email: downtown@comsouth.net. Website: www.hawkinsvilleharvestfest.com.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Richland Pig Fest Char-Broil Challenge, Downtown Richland, GA. Contact: Larry Hammock, 404-394-2586 or email: clarahammock@att.net.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Gwinnett Place Mall BBQ Cook-Off, Gwinnett Place Mall, Duluth, GA. Contact: Lauren Hawkins, 770-813-6840 or 770-842-1702 or email: l.hawkins@mlgpllc.com.

Jan. 31, 2015: Jekyll Island BBQ Beach Bash, Jekyll Island, GA. Contact: John A. Jones, 912-258-6698. Website: www.jekyllbbq.com.

March 6-7, 2015: Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival, Tifton, GA. Contact: Tyrone Spearman, 229-686-0216 or 2229-392-3376.

March 20-21, 2015: Durhamtown Moonshine & BBQ Festival, Union Point, GA. Contact: Joni L. Roberts, 706-486-4603 or 706-318-5572 or email: operations@durhamtown.com.

April 10-11, 2015: Douglas BBQ Cook-off, Douglas, GA. Contact: Georgia Henderson, 912-383-0277 or email: ghenderson@cityofdouglas.com.

April 17-18, 2015: Smokin’ Pork N Butts, Jackson, GA. Contact: Wayne Rosser, 770-775-6367, 678-925-9782 or email: waynerosser@yahoo.com.

May 1-2, 2015: Three Rivers BBQ Fest, Towns Bluff RV Park, Hazlehurst, GA. Contact: Jim Sewell, 912-240-0106 or email: jwsewell@mchsi.com.

May 8-9, 2015: Smoke on the Lake, Cauble Park, Acworth, GA. Contact: Jeff Bass, 678-354-8363.

May 22-23, 2015: Fort Gaines 200 1st Annual BBQ Contest, Fort Gaines, GA. Contact: Sheri Baker, 334-750-7815 or email: sheri.baker@rocketmail.com.


IBCA

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

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Think Safe, Think Family BBQ, Gonzales, LA, State Championship. Contact: Renee, 225-282-3301.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: 2nd Oilfield Trash C/O, Alice, TX. Contact: Elena, 361-562-5148 or email: rackembbq@yahoo.com.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Raider Red Meats, TX State Championship, Lubbock, TX. Contact: Tate, 806-742-2804.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: BBQ on the Banks of the Guadalupe, New Braunfels, TX. Contact: Daniel, 956-605-1622.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Ellis County BBQ, Midlothian, TX. Contact: Dennis, 972-775-7500.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Bubba Can Cook Music Fest & BBQ, Navasota, TX. Contact: Dianna, 936-825-8095.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Beaumont Chamber Foundation BBQ Cook Off, Beaumont, TX. Contact: Tina, 409-658-1492 or email: tmarshall@bmtcoc.org.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Septemberfest Cook Off, Granfills Gap, TX. Contact: Kathie, 254-597-2215 or email: gaptractor@centurylink.net.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: PWC 3rd BBQ, Adkins, TX. Contact: Wayne, 210-347-9620.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Brazoria Co. Public Safety, Pearland, TX. Contact: Billy, 281-435-9274.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: POMF BBQ Cook Off, San Antonio, TX. Contact: Dean, 800-252-8153.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: ABC’s Burning Meat & Shooting Skeet, Corpus Christi, TX. Contact: Kathy, 361-289-5311.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Elks Lodge, Irving, TX. Contact: John, 469-834-7775 or email: jgray2203@verizon.net.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Cleveland VFW Post 1839, Cleveland, TX. Contact: Rick, 281-592-7230.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: 8th Annual Smokin’ Oldies BBQ Festival, LA State Championship, Port Allen, LA. Contact: Kathy, 225-344-2920.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Briscoe County Cook-off, TX State Championship, Silverton, TX. Contact: Wylie, 806-777-1664.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Springtown Wild West Festival, Springtown, TX. Contact: Joe, 817-454-0037.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Grill Proud & Rev Loud BBQ at Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel, LA State Championship, Charenton, LA. Contact: O’Neil, 337-578-6636.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: 4th Annual Duval County Shooting Complex Cook Off, Benavides, TX. Contact: Jennika, 361-256-4591.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Penitas White Wing Festival, Penitas, TX. Contact: Javier, 956-905-4485.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Brownwood Reunion, Brownwood, TX. Contact: Angela, 325-232-0832.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Kookin For Kids, Spring, TX. Contact: Rhonda, 832-515-6052.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: 1st Shot Cook Off, Gonzales, TX. Contact: Shirley, 830-857-4142.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: 4th Annual Steve Mayberry Memorial Cook Off, TX State Championship, Carrolton, TX. Contact: Dave Calvery, 469-744-7939.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Levelland Fire Dept., Levelland, TX. Contact: Justin, 806-893-6239.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Colorado Cty Fair/Eddie Orange BBQ, Columbus, TX. Contact: Rhonda, 979-732-2579.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Jeffery Ingram Mem. Foundation BBQ, Magnolia, TX. Contact: Jennifer, 281-850-2226.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Texas Rice Festival, Winnie, TX. Contact: Sissy, 409-296-4404 or email: trf01@windstream.net.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Hispanic Heritage BBQ, Alice, TX. Contact: Rojelio, 361-701-6865.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: 3rd Annual Mabank Jubilee, Mabank, TX. Contact: John, 903-887-4747.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Fajita Fiesta Cook-Off, Buda, TX. Contact: J.R. Bonzales, 512-295-9999.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: The Canadian River Beach Club Calf Fry & BBQ Cook Off, Canadian, TX. Contact: Kimbra or Elizabeth, 806-323-9413.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Hillsboro Cotton Pickin Fair, Hillsboro, TX. Contact: Jennifer, 254-582-5499.

Sept. 27-28, 2014: Virginia Hutto Classic Memorial Car Show & BBQ Cook Off, Cisco, TX. Contact: Danny, 254-631-4708.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Franklin VFD BBQ Cook Off, Franklin, TX. Contact: Chris, 979-739-7025.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Rockwall Rib Fest, Rockwall, TX. Contact: Bethany, 972-772-6400.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: 429 RV Park and Marina, Quinlan, TX. Contact: Monica, 972-977-9654.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: RGV API Team Roping & Cook Off, Mercedes, TX. Contact: Jay, 956-584-3653.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Hidalgo County Crime Stoppers BBQ, Granjeno, TX. Contact: Ilda Sifuentes, 956-460-1416.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: 2nd Night in Old Converse BBQ, Converse, TX. Contact: Sam Perez, 210-602-750.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: South Texas Music Fest & BBQ, Port Aransas, TX. Contact: Glenda, 361-739-5975.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: 2nd Annual Skidmore VFD Cook Off, Skidmore, TX. Contact: Rick, 361-756-9641.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Keller Lions Club, Keller, TX. Contact: Jimmy, 817-307-9752 or email: jimmy@familyyowned.net.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Smokin’ on the Grove, Sulphur, LA. Contact: Grant, 337-515-6286.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Elk’s Lodge 311 Sweetheart BBQ, Beaumont, TX. Contact: Ella, 409-658-4280.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: VFW Post 4816 Piney Woods Classic, Porter, TX. Contact: Dale, 936-689-6747.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Smokin’ on the River, Colfax, LA. Contact: Becky, 318-729-3237.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: 2nd Josh Haynie Memorial C/O, Wharton, TX. Contact: Brandon, 281-253-5020.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Cowboy Ross Kickin’ Cookin CookOff, Poteet, TX. Contact: Steve, 830-480-7258 or email: steve@cowboyross.org.

Oct. 10-12, 2014: Arabian Knights, Crosby, TX. Contact: John, 713-870-8475.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Cuero Turkeyfest Fall Cook Off, Cureo, TX. Contact: Brenda, 361-243-6114.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Hootenanny On The Hill, Kyle, TX. Contact: Brandee, 512-557-2728.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: CottonFest BBQ Cook-off, TX State Championship, Robstown, TX. Contact: Jason, 361-533-4452.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: 31st Traders Village BBQ, Grand Prairie, TX. Contact: Jerry, 972-647-2331.

Oct. 11-12, 2014: Orange County BBQ Blowout, Mauriceville, TX. Contact: Nikki, 409-988-5489.

Oct. 11-12, 2014: Breast Cancer Awareness Chili and Bar-B-Que Cook Off, TX State Championship, Midland, TX. Contact: Patsy, 432-425-4473.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: David a Loosemoore Foundation, Blanconia, TX. Contact: Karen, 361-877-5546.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Wild West Cook Off, Adkins, TX. Contact: Larry, 210-275-1875.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Bee Cty Go-Texan ‘Blazin’ Saddles’, Beeville, TX. Contact: Stephen, 361-3682-8872.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Ponchatoula Party in the Pits, LA State Championship, Ponchatoula, LA. Contact: Thomas, 985-386-2536.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Benbrook Heritage Days, Benbrook, TX. Contact: Jamie, 817-249-4451.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Elks Lodge #2322 Fall BBQ Cook Off, Kemah, TX. Contact: Jim, 713-829-2199.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Guns & Hoses Bar-B-Que & Car Show, McKinney, TX. Contact: Kevin Perry, 972-569-0125 or email: kperry@eldoradomotors.com.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: S. TX Mudfest & Cook-off, Corpus Christi, TX. Contact: Ken, 361-876-7485.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Czhilispiel, Flatonia, TX. Contact: Beverly, 361-865-3920.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Coastal Bend Aggies – Buyers Group BBQ Cook Off & Dance, Refugio, TX. Contact: Will, 361-319-0061.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Midway VFW BBQ Cook-Off, TX State Championship, Midway, TX. Contact: Sherry, 936-348-7378 or email: sherry@frontierpestcontrol.biz.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Pleasanton Cowboy Homecoming, Pleasanton, TX. Contact: Wade, 830-570-3052.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: 2014 Mayors Cup Golf Tournament & BBQ Cook Off, Kingsville, TX. Contact: Gilbert, 361-522-1878.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Goodwill Cook Off, Harlingen, TX. Contact: Nick, 361-884-4068.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Junior Achievement of Acadiana’s Crazy Cajun Cook Off, Lafayette, LA. Contact: Jason, 337-230-5296.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Father Jeremiah Casey Council #5598 KOC BBQ Cook Off, Edinburg, TX. Contact: Adam, 956-457-7977.

Oct. 25, 2014: Fall BBQ Festival San Francisco Plantation, Garyville, LA. Contact: Kim, 888-322-1756.

Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2014: Crescent City Cook Off, LA State Championship, New Orleans, LA. Contact: Billy, 757-277-8507.

Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2014: Logandale Fall Festival, Logandale, NV. Contact: Richard, 702-379-5919.

Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2014: Mission Police Dept K-9 Cook Off, Mission, TX. Contact: Richard, 956-223-5350.

Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2014: Spooky Waterfront BBQ, Gordonville, TX. Contact: Steve, 972-935-1543.


KCBS

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

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Smoke on the River, State Championship, Sacramento, CA. Contact: Susan Rabinovitz, 916-716-2319 or email: susan@sacramentoartcouncil.org.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Bands & BBQ at the Point, State Championship, Carrollton, KY. Contact: Misty Wheeler, 502-732-7036 or email: director@carrolltontourism.com.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Best of the West BBQ Fest, State Championship, Sheridan, WY. Contact: Tye Bach, email: info@bestofthewestbbqfest.com.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Puckaway Pigfest, State Championship, Montello, WI. Contact: Jessica Malsack, 920-295-3000 or email: pigfest@lacampground.com.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Ribs, Rods & Rock ‘n Roll, State Championship, Vermillion, SD. Contact: Jennifer French, 605-670-9688 or email: jen@sdbbq.us.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: AZ Rhythm & Ribs, State Championship,  Cottonwood, AZ. Contact: Gigi Rock, 928-284-8657 or email: info@thateventcompany.net.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: 6th Annual Southern York County BBQ Cook-off, State Championship, York, PA. Contact: Alicia Herbst, 717-235-6611 ext. 100 or email: aherbst@marketsatshrewsbury.com.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Bates County Barbecue State Championship & Festival, State Championship, Butler, MO. Contact: Lee Anna Schowengerdt, 660-679-3380 or email: executivedirector@butlermochamber.org.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Sky’s the Limit BBQ Classic, State Championship, Garden City, KS. Contact: Robert Hahn, 620-271-8365 or email: robertlh@wbsnet.org.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: 10th Annual Recovery Fest, State Championship, Richmond, VA. Contact: Honesty Liller, 804-564-0132 or email: honesty@mcshin.org.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour (Regional), Southaven, MS. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Tony Stone-Cookeville Cookoff, State Championship, Cookeville, TN. Contact: Melinda Keifer, 931-526-1063 or email: mkeifer@cookeville-tn.org.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Smoke on Route 66 BBQ Championship, State Championship, Miami, OK. Contact: Shelly Brewer, 918-541-0424 or email: shelly_brewer@rocketmail.com.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: BBQ Masters in the Woods, State Championship, Foster, RI. Contact: Woodland Meeting House, 401-226-2923 or email: woodlandmeetinghouse@yahoo.com.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: The Great Vegas Gridiron Grill-Off, Las Vegas, NV. Contact: Ron Cates, 870-536-8175 or email: ronnie@catesandcompany.com.

Sept. 5-7, 2014: Heart of Illinois BBQ, Beer & Bluegrass Festival, State Championship, Peoria, IL. Contact: Roxy Baker, 309-645-6749 or email: roxyb@comcast.net

Sept. 6-7, 2014: Red, White and Que, State Championship, Cresskill, NY. Contact: Dana Reed, 201-913-2712 or email: born2que@gmail.com.

Sept. 6-7, 2014: Sky’s The Limit BBQ Classic Part Two, State Championship, Garden City, KS. Contact: Robery Hahn, 620-271-8365 or email: robertlh@wbsnet.org.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Silver Lake Apple BBQ Festival, State Championship, Mears, MI. Contact: Jeff Clark, 231-578-2940 or email: jeff.sandsrestaurant@gmail.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Biggest Buck and Best Rack, State Championship, Alma, AR. Contact: Brad Trent, 479-632-2656 or email: atozbradley@gmail.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: St. Leon BBQ Smoke Fest & Chili Cook Off, State Championship, St. Leon, IN. Contact: Chad Barrett, 513-885-5474 or email: chadsbarrett@zoomtown.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: King Turkey Day Smokin’ Gobbler Cook-Off, State Championship, Worthington, MN. Contact: Kirk Feit, 507-372-2919 or email: agoettig@frontier.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Jug Tavern Festival (BGC & SBBQA Qualifier) , State Championship, Winder, GA. Contact: Kelli Jacobs, 404-213-8579 or email: jug.tavern@cityofwinder.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Rubstock BBQ Championship: A Groovin’ Time in the Foothills, State Championship, Cameron Park, CA. Contact: Ed Anhorn, 916-599-5095 or email: ed@bigbullbbqevents.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Colorado Pork & Hops Challenge, State Championship, Grand Junction, CO. Contac: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Black Dog Music & Que Festival, State Championship, Floyd, VA. Contact: Sally Truslow, 540-593-9223 or email struslow@thedogs.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Derby BBQ Festival, State Championship, Derby, KS. Contact: Jennifer Keller, 316-788-1519 or email: jenniferkeller@derbyweb.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, N. Kansas City, MO. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Leavenworth Hog Wild BBQ Contest, State Championship, Leavenworth, KS. Contact: Joey Denney, 913-306-6651 or email: joey@jumpinjoesbbq.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Bama Brew & Que, State Championship, Tuscaloosa, AL. Contact: Hannah Lansdon, 205-633-0279 or email: hlansdon@tannerguin.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: International Goat Days Festival BBQ Bash, State Championship, Millington, TN. Contact: Denise Sigler, 901-494-6141 or email: denisnd6@aol.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Coal Cracker Smoke & Stoke BBQ Competition, Scranton, PA. Contact: Karin Foster, 570-878-7368 or email: president@hydeparkwatch.org.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Grills Gone Wild BBQ Fest, Greeneville, TN. Contact: Travis Moody, 615-476-6397 or email: travis@internogroupcorp.com.

Sept. 13-14, 2014: Table Rock Boats & Bones, Kimberling City, MO. Contact: Cindy Rains, 417-335-9233 or 417-527-5388 or email: crains@whiteriver.org.

Sept. 13-14, 2014: Harvard Fall Festival BBQ Contest, State Championship, Harvard, MA. Contact: Chris Ryan, 978-618-6442 or email: ryan28@charter.net.

Sept. 13-14, 2014: Lowlands BBQ Championship, Diksmuide, Belgium. Contact: Kurt Dekoninck, +32 478 33 01 25 or email: kurt@bbqderlagelanden.com.

Sept. 13-14, 2014: BBQ on the Bypass, Langley, BC, Canada. Contact: Angie Quaale, 604-728-0560 or email: angie@wellseasoned.ca.

Sept. 18-20, 2014: Murphysboro Barbecue Cook-Off, State Championship, Murphysboro, IL. Contact: Becky Streuter, 618-684-8902 or email: becky@17bbq.com.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Tilley Harley-Davidson Biker Blues BBQ Rally, State Championship, Salisbury, NC. Contact: Gary Moss, 704-202-8712 or email: garymoss@windstream.net.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: 28th Annual Cherokee Strip Cookoff, State Championship, Ponca City, OK. Contact: Robyn Ryan, 580-765-3311 or 580-761-1295 or email: robynryan@poncacity.net.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Tri-City BBQ Fest, State Championship, Denison, IA. Contact: Michele Ertz, 712-263-6622 or email: mertz@cdcia.org.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Jesse James Barbeque Cook Out, State Championship, Kearney, MO. Contact: Larry Pratt, 816-903-7728 or email: lpratt2@kc.rr.com.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Blazin’ BBQ & Bluegrass, State Championship, Plymouth, IN. Contact: Cori Humes, 574-936-1882 or email: ceh@visitmarshallcounty.org.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Taste of Autum BBQ Championships, State Championship, Spearfish, SD. Contact: Chris Harwood, 605-722-1430 or email: toabbq@gmail.com.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Battle of the Brisket, State Championship, Mission, KS. Contact: Christy Humerickhouse, 913-722-8210 or email: chumerickhouse@missionks.org.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: 20th Annual Decatur Jaycee’s Riverfest, State Championship, Decatur, AL. Contact: Jordan Brown, 256-345-7299 or email: jbrown@stovallmarks.com.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour (Regional), Midwest City, OK. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Fiddle-N-Pig Shindig, State Championship, Fort Mill, SC. Contact: Mina McLean, 803-547-1010 or email: minamclean@ascgreenway.org.

Sept. 20-21, 2014: Telluride Barbeque Festival, State Championship, Telluride, CO. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

Sept. 20-21, 2014: Oinktoberfest, State Championship, Clarence, NY. Contact: Katy Toth, 716-759-8483 or email: katy@oinktoberfest.com.

Sept. 20-21, 2014: Que by the Sea, State Championship, Seaside Heights, NJ. Contact: Danielle Gries, 732-830-3700 or email: info@exit82.com.

Sept. 20-21, 2014: EUregio BBQ Festival, Waldfeucht-Haaren/Nordrhein Westfalen/Germany, EU. Contact: Roman Schellartz, +49 170 5258522 or email: info@euregiobbq.de.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: The Jim Bowie BBQ Throwdown, State Championship, Vidalia, LA. Contact: Ann Westmoreland, 318-336-8223 or email: awestmoreland@cityofvidaliala.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Butts & Beans BBQ Challenge, State Championship, Hickory, NC. Contact: Noel Kay, 828-455-8914 or email: nkay@catawbacountync.gov.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Bikes Blues & BBQ, State Championship, Fayetteville, AR. Contact: Ron Autry, 479-571-0203 or email: rautry333@gmail.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Ak-Sar-Ben’s River City Rodeo & Stock Show, State Championship, Omaha, NE. Contact: Tom Manhart, 402-955-0400.

Sept. 26-72, 2014: Porktober Que, State Championship, Dothan, AL. Contact: Kerry Farrell, 334-699-1475 or email: kerry@themaineventweb.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Grillin N Chillin BBQ, State Championship, Owensboro, KY. Contact: Terry Stinnett, 270-929-4177 or email: grillinandchillinbbq@gmail.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Shawnee Great Grillers State Championship, State Championship, Shawnee, KS. Contact: Tonya Lecuru, 913-742-6402 or email: tlecuru@cityofshawnee.org.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour Championship, Bentonville, AR. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Downtown Jonesboro BBQ Festival, State Championship, Jonesboro, AR. Contact: Jack Turner, 870-926-6611 or email: jackaturner0@gmail.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Hermann Bar-BQ & Brats Festival, State Championship, Hermann, MO. Contact: John Humason, 573-821-0249 or email: john@time4pie.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Burg Fest BBQ Contest, State Championship, Warrensburg, MO. Contact: Mark Reynolds, 660-747-2552 or email: theburgfest@gmail.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Mission Beach Centennial Party & BBQ, State Championship, San Diego, CA. Contact: Henry Silvestre, 951-445-1903 or email: hsilvestre@aol.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Lehigh Valley QueFest, Allentown, PA. Contact: Greg Morello, 908-507-2020 or email: support@lvquefest.com.

Sept. 27-28, 2014: Whole Hawg Happenin’ (SBBQA), State Championship, Marietta, GA. Contact: Dave Amend, 770-331-3367 or email: pitmaster@bellsouth.net.

Sept. 27-28, 2014: The Best BBQ Chef Competition, State Championship, New London, CT. Contact: Barbara Neff, 860-443-3786 or email: bj@neffproductions.com.

Sept. 27, 2014: BBQ on the Hill Competitor’s Series (Ribs Only), Blue Island, IL. Contact: Bob Manthei, 708-932-6637 or email: rmanthei@blueislandparks.org.

Oct. 2-4, 2014: Dana Point State BBQ Championship, Dana Point, CA. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-758-8749 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

Oct. 2-5, 2014: 35th Annual American Royal World Series of Barbecue Open & Invitational, Kansas City, MO. Contact: Kim Palmer, 816-569-4025 or email: kimp@americanroyal.com.

Oct. 2-4, 2014: Hog Wild BBQ Festival, State Championship, Corinth, MS. Contact: Tammy Bonds, 662-396-1182 or email: tammybonds07@gmail.com.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Jim Beam BBQ Classic, State Championship, Springfield, KY. Contact: Ralph Blandford, 859-481-3992 or email: tammybonds07@gmail.com.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Keystone Classic Barbeque, State Championship, Harrisburg, PA. Contact: James Sharp, 717-787-2905 or email: kile@pa.gov.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Great Miller Lite Chili & BBQ Cookoff (GBC Qualifier), Conyers, GA. Contact: Jim Stancil, 404-386-2531 or email: bareknucklesbbq@yahoo.com or jimamystancil@yahoo.com.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: City of Earlington OctoberFest, State Championship, Earlington, KY. Contact: City of Earlington, 270-383-5364 or email: cityclerk@earlingtongovcity.com.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Smokin’ at the Market, State Championship, Gallatin, TN. Contact: Donna Belote, 615-452-5692 or email: greatergallatin@comcast.net.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Go Hog Wild Arkansas BBQ Championship, State Championship, Sheridan, AR. Contact: Hershel Brannen, 870-941-6780 or email: gohogwildbbq@yahoo.com.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: DO AC Smokin’ Hot Atlantic City BBQ Championship, State Championship, Atlantic City, NJ. Contact: Ron Cates, 870-536-8175 or email: ronnie@catesandcompany.com.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Downtown BBQ Showdown, State Championship, Hattiesburg, MS. Contact: Brian Saffle, 601-270-5424 or email: brian@hubcitysignsfirst.com.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Pigfest USA, Hilliard, OH. Contact: Chad Mullins, 937-572-3842 or email: chadmullins68@gmail.com.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: The River Grill Before the Big Chill, State Championship, Cincinnati, OH. Contact: Ruthann Spears, 513-321-6070 or email: Ruthann.spears@cincinnati-oh.gov.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Anchor City Cook Off, State Championship, Centralia, MO. Contact: Centralia Chamber of Commerce, 537-682-2272 or email: ginny@midamerica.net.

Oct. 10-12, 2014: Ruhrpott BBQ, Gelsenkirchen, Germany, EU. Contact; Palm BBQ Corp, 00491728474683 or email: contest@palm-bbq.de.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: The Real Squeal: Lyons Barbeque & Music Festival (GBC & SBBQA Qualifier), State Championship, Lyons, GA. Contact: Alexa Carter Britton, 912-526-6445 or email: hytlyons@nctv.com.

Oct. 10-12, 2014: Riverside Blues & BBQ Festival, State Championship, Greenfield, MA. Contact: Christy Moore, 413-772-1553 or email: christym@greenfield-ma.gov.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Chillin and Grillin, State Championship, Sand Springs, OK. Contact: Mary Eubanks, 918-245-3221 or email: mary@sandspringschamber.com.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Grill’n & Chill’n BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Waxhaw, NC. Contact: Lisa Hoffman, 704-843-2195 or email: lhoffman@waxhaw.com.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Bliss, Brews & Que, State Championship, Fort Bliss, TX. Contact: Danaria McCoy, 915-564-5311 ext. 4 or email: dfarris@servicestarusa.net.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Eastern Carolina BBQ ThrowDown, State Championship, Rocky Mount, NC. Contact: Debbie Julio, 252-972-1159 or email: Debbie.julio@rockymountnc.gov.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Smoke in the Valley, Pikeville, TN. Contact: Joe Young or Earline Young, 423-364-0114 or email: vanyoung@bledsoe.net.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Cookin on the Kaw, State Championship, DeSoto, KA. Contact: Sara Ritter, 913-583-1585 or email: sritter@desotoks.org.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Central Illinois Bragging Rights, State Championship, Arthur, IL. Contact: George Fritz, 217-543-2766 or email: bbq@arthuril.com.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: 4th Annual High Point BBQ Battle, State Championship, Clarksburg, MD. Contact: Scott Graham, 240-876-1260 or email: scott.graham0725@gmail.com.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Slab O Rama Barbeque Challenge, State Championship, Bullhead City, AZ. Contact: Ardie Lauxman, 620-343-0182 or email: alauxman@yahoo.com.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Smoke on the Water at Lake Shawnee, State Championship, Topeka, KS. Contact: Josh Sturm, 785-251-2612 or email: josh.sturm@snco.us.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Rock’n Ribville, State Championship, Lawrenceville, GA. Contact: Jenny Savoy, 678-407-6598 or email: jenny.savoy@lawrencevillegaweb.org.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Cullman Oktoberfest BBQ Challenge, State Championship, Cullman, AL. Contact: Michael Howell, 256-348-9590 or email: mhowell@cullmanbamachapter.com.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Indigenous People’s Day BBQ Cook Off, Middletown, CT. Contact: Chris Szqeczyk, 860-358-9828 or email: contact@tainosmokehouse.com.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: The Shed BBQ & Blues Festival, State Championship, Ocean Springs, MS. Contact: Brad Orrison, 228-297-2723 or email: brad@theshedbbq.com.

Oct. 11-12, 2014: WinnaVegas Rib Master Classic, State Championship, Sloan, IA. Contact: Richard Buffalo Chief, 712-428-7182 or email: buffalo1921@yahoo.com.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Big Buffalo Crossing BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Munfordville, KY. Contact: Coni Shepperd, 270-524-4752 or email: conimtourism@scrtc.com.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: 9th Annual Lambs Farm Barn Burner Bar-B-Q, State Championship, Libertyville, IL. Contact: Kath McMeins, 847-990-3749 or email: kmcmeins@lambsfarm.org.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Balloons, Bikes, Blues and Barbeque, State Championship, Parsons, KS. Contact: David & Aquila Winchell, 620-421-2365 or email: dwinchell@cableone.net.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Ohio Smoked Meat & BBQ Festival, State Championship, Nelsonville, OH. Contact: Kevin Dobson, 740-753-4346 or email: ohiobbq@gmail.com.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: RAM PRCA California Circuit Finals/Rodeo & Kansas City BBQ Cook Off/California Heritage Days, State Championship, Lancaster, CA. Contact: Linda Erb, 661-350-2444 or email: entryoffice@avfair.com.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Mid-South Barbecue Festival, State Championship, Mount Pleasant, TN. Contact: Donna Morency, 931-379-9837 or email: dmorency@mountpleasanttn.org; or Hugh Johnson, 931-446-0490 or email: johnson6224@charter.net.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Roast N’ Boast, State Championship, Columbus, MS. Contact: Mike Law, 662-549-5054 or email: mikelaw724@gmail.com.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Shenandoah Valley BBQ Fest, State Championship, Woodstock, VA. Contact: Tom Eshelman, 540-459-3867 or email: tom@shencofair.com.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Harper County Bullseye BBQ, Harper, KS. Contact: Kimberly Schrant, 620-845-0397 or email: Kimberly.schrant@us.gt.com.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Back to Back to the Park BBQ, State Championship, Marshalltown, IA. Contact: Ron & Dena Milhous, 515-231-1381 or email: denamilhous@hotmail.com.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: The Fountain’s Blaze Off & Senior Q, State Championship, Independence, MO. Contact: Megan Hollar, 816-257-5100 or email: mhollar@watermarkcommunities.com.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: CASA’s Big BBQ Bash, Lawton, OK. Contact: Alma Santiago-Juanes, 580-334-9184 or email: lyxfries@yahoo.com.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Casino Queen BBQ Competition, State Championship, Greater St. Louis, IL. Contact: Jim Addington, 630-215-9527 or email: jaaddington54@comcast.net.

Oct. 18-19, 2014: Smoke-N-Thunder BBQ Classic (SBBQA) , State Championship, Rome, GA. Contact: Jon Cowman, 706-291-0030 or email: jlcairshows@att.net.

Oct. 18-19, 2014: Back to Back to the Park BBQ (Day 2), State Championship, Marshalltown, IA. Contact: Ron & Dena Milhous, 515-231-1381 or email: denamilhous@hotmail.com.

Oct. 18-19, 2014: I Grill Because I CARE (Competitor’s Series), New Hope, AL. Contact: Teek Patnaik, 256-694-0117 or email: pranteekpatnaik@hotmail.com.

Oct. 18-19, 2014: Sons of the American Legion Red, White, & Blue II BBQ Contest, Smithville, MO. Contact: Keith Clough, 816-679-6628 or email: rkctiger@yahoo.com.

Oct. 18-19, 2014: BBQ Society Cook-Off, Hoofddorp, Netherlands, EU. Contact: Frits de Jonge, +31 6 21553009 or email: fritz@bbqgenootschamp.nl.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Hillbilly Hog BBQ Throwdow & Fall Festival (SBBQA), State Championship, Cleveland, GA. Contact: Heather Sinyard, 706-809-0139 or email: heather@hillbillyhogbbq.com.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Smokin’ the Fort – BBQ & Bluegrass Festival, State Championship, Fort Gibson, OK. Contact: Fort Gibson Chamber of Commerce, 918-478-4780 or email: fortgibson@sbcglobal.net.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Border War BBQ, State Championship, Osawatomie, KS. Contact: Don Cawby, 913-755-1944 or email: borderwarbbq@gmail.com.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitation Barbecue, Lynchburg, TN. Contact: Debbie Christian, 931-759-6332 or email: Debbie_christian@b-f.com.

Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2014: Hog Happnin’, State Championship, Shelby, NC. Contact: Jerry Gardner, 707-482-4202 or email: teams@hoghappnin.com or judges@hoghappnin.com.

Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2014: USA Barbecue Championship, State Championship, Laughlin, NV. Contact: Ron Cates, 870-536-8175 or email: ronnie@catesandcompany.com.


LSBS

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

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Boots & Hoses BBQ, Breckenridge, TX.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: VFD Code 3 BBQ Cook-off, Hoover Valley, TX.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Lulac 4876 of San Marcos, Martindale, TX.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Wild Duck, Lake Brownwood, TX.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Shin Oak Springs Cookoff, Gorman, TX.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: VFD Cook-off & Family Fun Day, Bridgeport, TX.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Hill Country State Championship, Buda, TX.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Shrine Club BBQ State Championship, Ardore, TX.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: West Texas Crude Cook-off, Big Lake, TX.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Nucor’s Cooking for the Cause, Terrell, TX.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: 2nd Annual North Texas Jelly Stone Park BBQ, Burleson, TX.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Bikers, Blues & BBQ, Wichita Falls, TX.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: BBQ & Music Festival State Championship, Burnet, TX.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: PowWow State Championship, Comanche, TX.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Reeves County Sheriffs Posse, Pecos, TX.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Bowie, TX.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Oktoberfest, Granbury, TX.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Colman, TX.

Oct 10-11, 2014: Neyso Liberty Cook-off, San Antonion, TX.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Rising Star, TX.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Canton, TX.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Georgetown, TX.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Hill Country Shoot Out State Championship, Leander, TX.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: MDA, Waco, TX.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: National Championship, Meridian, TX.

Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2014: Wild Hog Cook-off State Championship, Crowell, TX.

Nov. 7-8, 2014: Smokin’ at the Ranch, Bertram, TX.

Dec. 19-20, 2014: Tin Star Ranch BBQ & Chili Cook-off, Fredericksburg, TX.


MABA

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

Sept. 5-6, 2014: 6th Annual Southern York County BBQ Cook-off, State Championship, York, PA. Contact: Alicia Herbst, 717-235-6611 ext. 100. Website: marketsatshrewbury.com.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: 10th Annual Recovery Fest, Richmond, VA. Contact: Honesty Liller, 804-564-0132. Website: www.bbq.mcshin.org.

Sept. 6-7, 2014: Red, White & Que, Cresskil, NJ. Contact: Dana Reed, 201-913-2712. Website: www.rwqbbw.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Black Dog Music & Que Festival, Floyd, VA. Contact: Sally Truslow, 540-593-9223. Website: www.thedogs.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Coal Cracker Smoke & Stoke BBQ Competition, Scranton, PA. Contact: Karin Foster, 570-878-7368 or email: president@hydeparkwatch.org. Website: www.hydeparkwatch.org.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Tilley Harley-Davidson Biker Blues BBQ Rally, Salisbury, NC. Contact: Gary Moss, 704-202-8712 or email: garymoss@windstream.net. Website: www.bikerbluesbbqrally.com.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Smokin’ on the Track BBQ Festival, Shenandoah, VA. Contact: Carey Verba, 540-742-4110 or email: crverba@yahoo.com.

Sept. 20, 2014: Piggy in the Park, Lemoyne, PA. Contact: John Messimer, 717-774-6635 or email: piggyinthepark17043@gmail.com. Website: bbq.wsbf.org.

Sept. 20-21, 2014: Oinktoberfest, Clarence, NY. Contact: Katy Toth, 716-759-8483. Website: www.oinktoberfest.com.

Sept. 20-21, 2014: Que by the Sea, Seaside Heights, NJ. Contact: Danielle Gries, 732-830-3700 or email: info@exit82.com. Website: www.exit82.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Butts & Beans BBQ Challenge, Hickory, NC. Contact: Noel Kay, 828-455-8914. Website: www.ButtsAndBeans.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Lehigh Valley QueFest, Allenton, PA. Website: www.lvquefest.com.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Keystone Classic Barbeque, State Championship, Harrisburg, PA. Contact: James Sharp, 717-787-2905 or email: kile@pa.gov.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: DO AC Smokin’ Hot Atlantic City BBQ Championship, State Championship, Atlantic City, NJ. Contact: Ron Cates, 870-536-8175 or email: ronnie@catesandcompany.com.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Grill’n & Chill’n BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Waxhaw, NC. Contact: Lisa Hoffman, 704-843-2195. Website: www.waxhaw.com/GrillnandChillin.

Oct. 11-12, 2014: Eastern Carolina BBQ ThrowDown, State Championship, Rocky Mount, NC. Contact: Debbie Julio, 252-972-1159. Website: www.bbqthrowdown.net.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: High Point BBQ Battle, State Championship, Clarksburg, MD. Contact: Scott Graham, 240-876-1260. Website: www.highpointbbqbattle.com.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Shenandoah Valley BBQ Fest, State Championship, Woodstock, VA. Contact: Tom Eshelman, 540-459-3867. Website: www.shencofair.com.

Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2014: Hog Happnin’, State Championship, Shelby, NC. Contact: Jerry Gardner, 707-482-4202 or email: teams@hoghappnin.com or judges@hoghappnin.com. Website: www.hoghappnin.com.

 



MBN

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

Sept. 5-6, 2014: Fire & Feast BBQ Competition & Festival, Yazoo City, MS. Contact: Tonja Ray-Smith, 662-528-3171 or email: tonja@visityazoo.org. Judge’s Contact: Kay Mills, 662-746-2402 or 662-571-2210 or email: kay.mills@southernbeverage.com.

Sept. 11-13, 2014: Al Chymia Shrine 2nd Annual BBQ, Memphis, TN. Contact: Amanda Bandy, 607-377-7336 or email; bobo01072000@yahoo.com.

Sept. 18-20, 2014: Murphysboro BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Murphysboro, IL. Contact: Mike Mills, 618-684-8922 or 618-599-8000 or email: becky@17bbq.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: The Great Ruleville Roast, Ruleville, MS. Contact: Elise Jenkins, 662-719-1675 or email: elise@mspolicesupply.com. Judge’s Contact: Pam Maxwell, 662-497-2575 or email: prmaxwell@yahoo.com.

Oct. 2-4, 2014: 42nd Annual World’s Oldest Bar-B-Que Cooking Contest, Covington, TN. Contact: Sandra McCalla, 901-651-0555 or email: sandramccalla@comcast.net.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Mississippi Delta State Barbecue, State Championship, Cleveland, MS. Contact: Elise Jenkins, 662-719-1675 or email: elise@mspolicesupply.com.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Arlington BBQ FallFest, Arlington, TN. Contact: Paige Eavenson, 904-488-7822 or email: teams@arlingtonbbq.com. Judge’s Contact: Angie Donnelly, 901-417-0359 or email: judges@arlingtonbbq.com.

Oct. 24-25, 2014: Smokin’ on The Rez, Ridgeland, MS. Contact: Bobby Cleveland, 601-506-0789 or email: bobbyc7754@yahoo.com. Judge’s Contact: Pam Cleveland, 601-953-2397 or email: Cleveland.pam@gmail.com.

Nov. 7-8, 2014: Big Pig Jig, Vienna, GA. Contact: Rhonda Lamb-Heath, 229-268-8275 or 229-322-1596. Judge’s Contact: La’el Heath, 229-322-1596 or email: Rhonda@bigpigjig.com.



MNBBQS

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

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Smokin’ Gobbler Cook-Off, Worthington, MN.

Sept. 13, 2014: Inaugural Smokin’ Stones Fest, Heather Curling Club, Mapleton, MN.

Sept. 13, 2014: 1st Annual Finlayson Backyard BBQ Competition, Finlayson, MN.

Sept. 20, 2014: Smoke N’ Wright BBQ Contest, Colonial Mall, Saint Michael, MN.


New England Barbeque Society

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

Sept. 6-7, 2014: First Annual Southern New England Kosher BBQ Championship & Festival, Fairfield, CT. Email: info@snekosherbbq.org.

Sept. 10, 2014: NEBS Board of Directors Monthly Meeting.

Sept. 13-14, 2014: Harvard Fall Festival, Harvard, MA.

Sept. 19-21, 2014: Oinktoberfest, Clarence, NY. Contact: George, bbq@oinktoberfest.com. Website: www.oinktoberfest.com.

Oct. 8, 2014: NEBS Board of Directors Monthly Meeting.

Nov. 12, 2014: NEBS Board of Directors Monthly Meeting.

Dec. 10, 2014: NEBS Board of Directors Monthly Meeting.


Texas Gulf Coast BBQ Cookers Association

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

Sept. 5-6, 2014: EMCFA Bar-B-Que 29th Annual Cook Off, Porter, TX. Contact: David Rogers, 713-822-4060.

Sept. 5-6, 2014: St. Anne De Beaupre BBQ Cookoff, Houston, TX. Contact: Hamner Johnson, 713-208-9230; ErvinBertrand, 713-694-4241; or Samantha Sosa, 832-515-1684.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Adapt & Overcome BBQ Cookoff, Waller, TX. Contact: Butch Epley, 832-334-6716; Richard Mitchell, 832-530-8437; or Glenn Mitchell, 281-330-2747.

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Down and Derby, Houston, TX. Email: cookoff@northsidefury.com.

Sept. 19, 2014: 6th Annual ShertzFest Bar-B-Q Cookoff, Schertz, TX. Contact: Sarah Gonzalez, 210-619-1015.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: San Antonio Rodeo BBQ Cookoff, Freeman Colliseum, AT&T Center Grounds, San Antonio, TX.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Weiser Air Park BBQ Cookoff & Fly In, Texas State Championship, Houston, TX. Contact: Mark, 713-858-6090.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Firefighters Helping Firefighters BBQ Cookoff, Val Jahnke Training Facility, Houston, TX. Contact: Jeff Blome, 832-433-3711.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: Rolling Hills VFD BBQ Cookoff, Hempstead, TX. Contact: Donna Sheridan, 832-654-0003.

Oct. 10-11, 2014: American Legion Post 490 Annual BBQ Cookoff, Houston, TX. Contact: Donal Wittwer, 409-795-1221.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: Half Moon BBQ Cookoff, Shiner, TX. Contact: C.J. Patton, 361-596-0080.

Oct. 17-18, 2014: First Annual Boo-B-Que Ladies Aux. VFW Post 2427, Tomball, TX. Contact: Candice Baines, 832-326-6909.

Oct. 23-25, 2014: John Henry’s BBQ Cook Off, Houston, TX. Contact: John Henry’s, 281-448-7900.

Nov. 7-8, 2014: Diamonds & Dollars, Spring, TX. Contact: Melinda Haggerton, 713-410-5579 or Dana McCall, 832-656-0214.

Nov. 14-15, 2014: Jimmy (PeeWee) Wells Memorial Cookoff, Houston, TX. Contact: John Reynolds, 281-635-9098.

Nov. 21-22, 2014: Heath Schielack Memorial Cookoff, Huntsville, TX. Contact: Maddie Farrell, 713-859-8580.

May 1-2, 2015: Champion Kids Camp, Papa’s Ice House, Spring, TX. Contact: Ellen Cole, 713-829-2508.

June 19-20, 2015: Q’ing to Cure Childhood Cancer, KOA Campground, Montgomery, TX


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

Sept. 6-7, 2014: Tree Top Skewered Apple, Selah, WA.

Aug. 12-13, 2014: Harvest Festival, Grand Coulee, WA.

Sept. 20-21, 2014: Fire It Up!, Florence, OR.

Oct. 4, 2014: Safeway Breast Cancer Cookoff, Silver Firs, WA.

Nov. 15-16, 2014: Battle of the Pits, Spokane, WA.


SOUTHERN BARBECUE NETWORK

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

Sept. 12-13, 2014: Uniquely Union, Union, NV. Contact: Jamie D. Trammell, 864-319-1097 or 864-466-6769 or email: jtrammell@UnionDevelopmentBoard.com. Website: www.uniquelyunion.com.

Sept. 19-20, 2014: Berkeley Lion’s Club BBQ Cook-Off, Monck’s Corner, SC. Contact: Don Saturday, 843-899-7833 or email: dssaturday@aol.com.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Jamil Shrine Club BBQ Cook-Off, Columbia, SC. Contact: Lance Carpenter, 803-772-9382 or email: lance.carpenter@chrobinson.com. Website: www.jamilshriners.com.

Oct. 3-4, 2014: Omar Shrine’s Smoke on the Beach, Myrtle Beach, SC. Contact: Jack Thompson, 843-971-0131.

Nov. 7-8, 2014: SBN Cooker of the Year – Invitational, Moncks Corner, SC.

April 17-18, 2015: Pork in the Park, Newberry, SC. Contact: Mary Alex Copp, 803-321-3881 or email: mkopp@cityofnewberry.com.


Steak Cookoff Association

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

Sept. 6, 2014: 1st Annual Smokin Possum Steak Cookoff, Possom Kingdom Lake, TX. Contact: Jim, 817-996-9147.

Sept. 13, 2014: Tom Pierce Memorial Steak Cookoff, Hobbs, NM. Website: www.blackgoldbbqblowout.com.

Sept. 26-27, 2014: Steve Mayberry Memorial BBQ Cookoff, State Championship, Carrollton, TX. Contact: Dave, 469-744-7939. Website: www.facebook.com/SteveMayberryMemorialCookoff.

Sept. 27, 2014: Northwest Arkansas Steak Cookoff, Springdale, AR. Contact: John McClure, 501-993-7502 or email: thebaconbowl@gmail.com.

Sept. 27, 2014: The Great Ruleville Grilling, Ruleville, MS.

Oct. 25, 2014: Chisholm Trail Steak Cookoff, Decatur, TX. Contact: Stephanie, 214-683-1766.


NON-SANCTIONED EVENTS

Oct. 18, 2014: Talbot County Fall Line Festival, Talbotton, GA. Contact: Talbot County Chamber of Commerce, 706-665-8079 or email: talbotco@pstel.net.



COOKING SCHOOLS

Sept. 6, 2014: Sweet Smoke Q Backyard BBQ Cooking Class, Venice, FL. Email: edtaylor@comcast.net.

Sept. 13-14, 2014: Rescue Smokers Cook School, Sycamore, GA. Email: rescuesmokers@hotmail.com.

Sept. 19-21, 2014: Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA. Website: www.jacksoldsouth.com.

Sept. 20, 2014: Harry Soo BBQ School, Diamond Bar, CA. Website: www.slapyodaddybbq.com/classes-2/.

Sept. 27, 2014: Wiley’s Championship BBQ Class, Whitemarsh Island, Savannah, GA. Email: janet@wileyschampionshipbbq.com. Website: www.willeyschampionshipbbq.com.

Oct. 25, 2014: Harry Soo BBQ School, Diamond Bar, CA. Website: www.slapyodaddybbq.com/classes-2/.

Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014: Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA. Website: www.jacksoldsouth.com.

Nov. 8, 2014: Harry Soo BBQ School, Diamond Bar, CA. Website: www.slapyodaddybbq.com/classes-2/.

Nov. 15, 2014: SCA Certified Judges Class, Bedford, TX. Contact: Brett, 469-693-1179. Website: steakcookoffs.com.

Nov. 22, 2014: Harry Soo BBQ School, Diamond Bar, CA. Website: www.slapyodaddybbq.com/classes-2/.

Dec. 5-6, 2014: Fast Eddy’s Competition Cooking Class, Pioneer Technology Center, Ponca City, OK. Instructors: BBQ Pitmasters Finalist David Bouska of Butcher BBQ and Legendary Pitmaster Ed "Fast Eddy" Maurin. Contact: Christa Jones, email: c_jones@cookshack.com or 800-423-0698.

Dec. 12-13, 2014: Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA. Website: www.jacksoldsouth.com.


JUDGING SCHOOLS

Nov. 7, 2014: MBN Judging Class, Vienna, GA. Contact: Rhonda Lamb-Heath, 229-268-8275 or email: Rhonda@bigpigjig.com.

Jan. 10, 2015: Advanced BBQ Judge Class – NoCal, Alameda, CA. Website: www.cbbqa.org.

Jan. 24, 2015: Advanced BBQ Judge Class ­­­– SoCal, Riverside, CA. Website: www.cbbqa.org.


MISCELLANEOUS SCHOOLS

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