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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

July 9, 2016: Wine Country Big Q Competition & Festival 2016, Petaluma, CA.

July 16, 2016: Del Mar BBQ Championship, Del Mar, CA.

July 30, 2016: 8th Annual Vista BBQ Classic, Vista, CA.

July 30, 2016: Gilroy Garlic Festival BBQ Championship, Gilroy, CA.

Aug. 6, 2016: Ribs, Pigs & Watermelons 2016, Huntington Beach, CA.

Aug. 6, 2016: Clayton Rib Cook-Off Competitor Series, Clayton, CA.

Aug. 20, 2016: Oaktown Throwdown BBQ, Oakland, CA.

Aug. 20, 2016: Long Beach BBQ Festival, Long Beach, CA.

Aug. 20, 2016: Rods-N-Ribs, Citrus Heights, CA.

Aug. 27, 2016: 2nd Annual Grills & Grilles, Penn Valley, CA.

Aug. 27, 2016: Smoke on the River Bands, Brews, & BBQ, Ceres, CA.

Sept. 17, 2016: 2nd Annual Hot Q's Cold Brews BBQ Championship, Oroville, CA.

Oct. 1, 2016: Sparta-Q 2016, San Jose, CA.

Oct. 8, 2016: Burning Ham, Sonoma County, CA.

Oct. 8, 2016: Dana Point State BBQ Championship 2016, Dana Point, CA.

Oct. 15, 2016: Smoke on the River 2016, Sacramento, CA.

Oct. 22, 2016: San Francisco BBQ Festival, San Francisco, CA.

Nov. 12, 2016: 2nd Indio California State BBQ Championship and Festival, Indio, CA.


CTBA

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

July 8, 2016: Harper Park, Harper, TX. 830-864-5048.

July 15-16, 2016: Seaton Star Hall, Seaton, TX. Contact: Edwin Pechal, 254-721-2887.

Aug. 12-14, 2016: Teddy Bear BBQ & Chili Cook Off Festival (Bend O The River), Belton, TX. Contact: Donald Copeland, 254-493-6424 or email: www.teddybearbbqcookoff.org.

Sept. 2-3, 2016: Knights of Columbus, Sommerville, TX. Contact: Joe Gonzales, 979-251-1464.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Bartlett Friendship BBQ, Bartlett, TX. Contact: Norman Lange, 254-527-4461.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Midlothian, Midlothian, TX. Contact: Michael Bower, 817-996-8733.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: First Annual Lights & Sirens BBQ Cookoff, Nolanville, TX. Contact: Mike Olson, 254-258-8171 or David Biels, 254-220-3052.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Bob Miracle, Temple, TX. Contact: Patsy Hoelscher, 254-931-9039.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Temple Jaycees, Temple, TX. Contact: Garrett Ashby, 254-721-1944.

Oct. 21-22, 2016: Kerr County Fair, Kerrville, TX. Contact: Chad Parker, 830-928-4221.


FBA

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

Aug. 20-21, 2016: Wild Adventures Blues & BBQ, Wild Adventures Theme Park, Valdosta, GA. Contact: Jon Vigue, 229-292-2956 or email: jvigue@wildadventures.com.

Sept. 2-5, 2016: FBA Funcook.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Smokin' Pig Fest, Lake City, FL. Contact: Wanda Jones, 863-752-8822.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Fine Swine At The Pit, Mulberry, FL. Contact: Bonnie Titus, 863-712-0625 or email: bonnie@cityofmulberryfl.com.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Phi Delta Kappa BBQ Cook-Off, Odessa, FL. Contact: Sean Hylton, 813-917-1866 or email: shylton@allprodm.com.

Nov. 12, 2016: Jefferson County Fair & BBQ Cook-Off, Monticello, FL. Contact: Katrina Richardson, email: info@monticellojeffersonfl.com.

Nov. 18-19, 2016: Smokin' Flamingo BBQ & Music Festival, Jacksonville, FL. Contact: David S. Haskett, 904-838-7290.

Nov. 18-19, 2016: Grills Gone Wild BBQ Competition, Panama City, FL. Contact: Gus Brand, 662-315-4491 or email: gus.brand@ommunitybank.net.

Dec. 2-3, 2016: Orange Blossom Revue, Lake Wales, FL. Contact: Rusty Ingley or Caitlin Meadows, 863-845-6562.

Dec. 9-10, 2016: 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. 9-10, 2016: South Georgia BBQ & Outdoor Festival, Douglas, GA. Contact: Georgia Henderson, 912-383-0277 or email: BBBFest@cityofdouglas.com. Website: www.cityofdouglas.com/bbqFest.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Doc Holiday BBQ Championship, Griffin, GA. Contact: Will Doss, 770-228-4699.

Oct. 21-22, 2016: Deep Roots Festival BBQ Contest, Milledgeville, GA. Contact: Frank Pendergast, 478-414-4014. Website: deeprootsfestival.com.

Oct. 28-29, 2016: Johnson Co. Wiggly & Twist, Wrightsville, GA. Contact: Wrightsville-Johnson Co. Chamber of Commerce, 478-864-7200 or 478-232-7843.

Nov. 11-12, 2016: Smokin Pork N Butts, Jackson, GA. Contact: Wayne Rosser, 770-775-6367 or 678-925-9782.

Dec. 2-3, 2016: 4th Annual Moultrie Moose Lodge #1158 BQ Cook-off, Moultrie, GA. Contact: Cecil Hinson, 229-891-1103 or Travis Webb, 229-456-1387.

Feb. 24, 2017: Dilly Dally in Dooly, Vienna, GA. Contact: Rhonda Lamb Heath, 229-268-8575.

March 3-4, 2016: Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival, Tifton, GA. Contact: Tyrone Spearman/Angela Elder, 229-386-0216 or
229-392-3376.


IBCA

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

July 1-2, 2016: Red, White, & BBQ, Ennis, TX. Contact: Sandy, 972-741-0192 or email: lemcam2@aol.com.

July 1-2, 2016: Smokin' Heroes, LaFeria, TX. Contact: Ben, 956-797-2261 or email: bguerrero@cityoflaferia.com.

July 1-2, 2016: Half Moon Cook-Off, TX State Championship, Shiner, TX. Contact: CJ Patton, 361-596-0080 or email: cj.patton@ymail.com.

July 1-2, 2016: Texas Hobo Cook-Off & Gypsy Jamboree, Rusk, TX. Contact: Willie, 903-330-4397 or email: wranwine@ag.tamu.edu.

July 1-2, 2016: Texas Cook'em: High Steaks in Edinburg, Edinburg, TX. Contact: Ronnie Larralde, 956-383-4974 or email: marketing@edinburg.com.

July 1-2, 2016: Wounded Warriors Festival, Carrizo Springs, TX. Contact: JR Urrea, 830-317-6659 or email: starchys506@yahoo.com.

July 1-2, 2016: 2016 Fishin Fiesta, Freeport, TX. Contact: Debbie & Chris, 979-236-3048 or email: cmotley1@gmail.com.

July 8-9, 2016: 3rd Annual Piggin' & Grinnin' BBQ Cook-Off, Sayre, OK. Contact: Belinda Graham, 580-301-9338 or email: graham.belinda@att.net.

July 8-9, 2016: 3rd Annual Seahaw Cook Off, Riviera, TX. Contact: Nathon, 361-296-3610 or emil: hborden@rivieraisd.us.

July 8-9, 2016: 4th Annual Water's Edge "Grilling on the Edge," Hitchcock, TX. Contact: Dannon Erskins, 409-748-9912 or email: deerskins@icloud.com.

July 8-9, 2016: Gonzales PBR Bulls & BBQ, Gonzales, TX. Contact: Bo Davis, 512-921-0018 or email: dvsproductions@live.com. Website: www.pbrgonzales.com.

July 15-16, 2016: Coryell Creek Critters BBQ, Waco, TX. Contact: Nancy, 254-405-5722 or email: nlmitchell2003@aol.com.

July 15-16, 2016: Quail Creek VFD BBQ Cook-off, Victoria, TX. Contact: Mike Blaschke, 361-652-7738.

July 15-16, 2016: Cookin Up A Cure – VFW 7110, New Braunfels, TX. Contact: Diana, 830-964-3227 or email: purplelay@yahoo.com.

July 15-16, 2016: Dam Lakefest BBQ Cookoff, Somerville, TX. Contact: Melanie Becka, 979-255-1622 or email: mbecka@spiritoftexasbank.com.

July 22-23, 2016: 1st Annual San Diego Rotary Cook Off, San Diego, TX. Contact: Eugene, 361-227-9017 or email: soliz117@gmail.com.

July 29-30, 2016: Great Texas Mosquito Festival, Clute, TX. Contact: Cowley, 979-265-8392 or email: acowley@goclute.com.

July 29-30, 2016: Moulton Town & Country Jamboree, Moulton, TX. Contact: Larissa T & Kristen J, 361-772-6253 or email: Larissa.tesch@hotmail.com.

Aug. 5-6, 2016: 4th Annual Stable Spirit BBQ Cook-Off, Rose City, TX. Contact: Katie Ducio, 409-365-5277.

Aug. 5-6, 2016: Barbeque Turkey Throwdown – TX State Championship, Alice, TX. Contact: Marie Herrera, 361-562-3660 or email: bbqturkeythrowdown@yahoo.com.

Aug. 5-6, 2016: D'Town BBQ Cook Off, Dumas, TX. Contact: Doreen Aikman, 806-935-2123 or email: Doreen@dumaschamber.com.

Aug. 12-13, 2016: 4th Cowboys Q'ing Against Crime, McAllen, TX. Contact: Gilbert Casanova, 956-522-2163 or email: team_casanova04@yahoo.com.

Aug. 12-13, 2016: Hill Country Rally for Kids, Driftwood, TX. Contact: Ron White, 512-657-3184 or email: rswhite@austin.rr.com.

Aug. 12-13, 2016: KYFA Smoke in the Park, Kirbyville, TX. Contact: Andy Carrell, 409-659-0947 or email: andy.carrell@wildblue.net.

Aug. 19-20, 2016: Brazoia County Women's Center Benefit CookOff, Angleton, TX. Contact: Les & March Blythe, 281-388-0461 or email: sitnbull@att.net.

Aug. 19-20, 2016: Saddle Up for Alzheimer's, Edna, TX. Contact: Dawn Schendel, 361-489-7459 or email: dawn_schendel@yahoo.com.

Aug. 19-20, 2016: KFR Fulla Bull Cook Off, Kress, TX. Contact: Ben Rojas, 806-994-1533 or email: rojasben11@yahoo.com.

Aug. 19-20, 2016: Smokin' Clover BBQ Cook-Off, Santa Rosa, TX. Contact: Jaime Quiroga, 956-793-8121 or email: fireman13052@juno.com.

Aug. 19-20, 2016: Hogs at the Point, Channing, TX. Contact: Linsey Robinett, 806-679-3993 or email: linsey.robinett@gmail.com.

Aug. 19-20, 2016: Cowboy of the Year Open Rodeo & Festival & BBQ Cookoff, Pleasanton, TX. Contact: Ed Mianda, 210-219-9392 or email: lucyahsley13@yahoo.com.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: For the Love of the Grill BBQ, San Antonio, TX. Contact: Steve, 210-748-7531 or email: legendsfest@gmail.com.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: MK Charity Foundation, Post, TX. Contact: Kyran Elliott or Kristi McMurray, 806-543-1297 or email: kyranlynnelliott@gmail.com.


KCBS

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

July 1-2, 2016: Back to Mayberry BBQ, State Championship, Whiting, IA. Contact: Kurt Neldeberg, 712-251-7861 or email: klneld@longlines.com.

July 1-2, 2016: Hutchfest BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Hutchinson, KS. Contact: Corey Young, 620-755-3206 or email: coreyyoung08@yahoo.com.

July 1-2, 2016: Grillin' in Grafton, State Championship, Grafton, WI. Contact: Kris & Peter Raymond, 262-208-6288 or email: kris@recordevents.com.

July 1-2, 2016: Sam's Club National BBQ Tour (Regional), Marietta, GA. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

July 1-2, 2016: Fire on the Mountain, Leburn, KY. Contact: Chris Amburgey, 606-497-8865 or email: camburgey@knottky.com.

July 1-2, 2016: Patriotism in the Park – BBQ Contest (Backyard), Bristow, OK. Contact: Jake Manus, 918-637-0368 or email: director@bristowchamber.com.

July 2-3, 2016: Prime UVE Invitational Barbecue Championship, Gaiarine, Italty. Contact: Anna Maschio, +39-0434-756611 or email: info@primeuve.com.

July 2-4, 2016: I Love Barbecue & Music Festival, State Championship, Lake Placid, NY. Contact: Dmitry Feld, email: dmitry@usaluge.org.

July 2-4, 2016: 13th Annual Pork & Brew BBQ State Championship, State Championship, Rio Rancho, NM. Contact: Greg Pena, 505-891-7258 or email: gpena@rrnm.gov.

July 2-3, 2016: BBQ An Der Burg, Geestland, DE. Contact: Thomas Karstadt, email: bbqbederkesa@gmail.com.

July 2, 2016: Made in New York Festival BBQ Cook Off (Competitor's Series), Sackets Harbor, NY. Contact: Michael Campbell, 315-646-3374 or email: mcampbell@madisonbarraks.com.

July 2-3, 2016: Hot Pursuit BBQ, State Championship, Shawnee, OK. Contact: Erika Jones, 405-476-4258 or email: ejones7900@sbcglobal.net.

July 4-5, 2016: Liberty4thFest Barbecue Contest, State Championship, Liberty, MO. Contact: Gayle Potter, 816-781-4901 or email: gaylep@libertychamber.com.

July 7-9, 2016: SC Festivavl of Discovery, Greenwood, SC. Contact: Laura Ackerman, 864-942-8448 or email: uptown@cityofgreenwoodsc.com.

July 8-9, 2016: 15th Annual Bordertown Bash, State Championship, Fort Smith, AR. Contact: Daniel Moore, email: trolleytimebbq@gmail.com.

July 8-9, 2016: New Jersey State Barbecue Championship, State Championship, North Wildwood, N J. Contact: Eric Shenkus, 609-523-6565 or email: njbbq@njbbq.com.

July 8-9, 2016: Cumberland Plateau BBQ Cook-Off & Cruise In, State Championship, Jamestown, TN. Contact: Ed Wiley, email: contact@eastforkstables.com.

July 8-9, 2016: Chillin & Grillin in the Glades, State Championship, Wise, VA. Contact: Greg Cross, email: cross_g@wisecounty.org.

July 8-10, 2016: Gold Ribbin' BBQ Fest of Greater Green Bay, State Championship, Green Bay, WI. Contact: Steven Krueger, 920-617-5553 or email: sjk@icojlaw.com.

July 8-9, 2016: Johnson County Fair BBQ Challenge, State Championship, Warrensburg, MO. Contact: Jason Beckner, 660-238-3976 or email: jbeckner@vlpco.com.

July 8-9, 2016: Wine Country Big Q Competition and Festival, State Championship, Petaluma, CA. Contact: Judy Walker, 707-837-1928 or email: judy@wcbigq.com.

July 8-9, 2016: 9th Annual Wellsville BBQ Cookoff, State Championship, Wellsville, MO. Contact: Pat Pursifull, 573-684-3131 or email: ppursifull@sbcglobal.net.

July 8-9, 2016: Ohio Veterans Barbecue Cook-Off, State Championship, Kettering, OH. Contact: Joe Law, 937-433-9327 or email: legionpost598@yahoo.com.

July 8-9, 2016: Sam's Club National BBQ Tour, Indianapolis, IN. Contact: KCBS Office, 800963-5227.

July 8-9, 2016: Drayton Kinsmen Smoke and Sound Festival, Drayton Ontario, CA. Contact: David Hunnam, 647-985-5278 or email: dhunnam@gmail.com.

July 15-16, 2016: Griller's Cup, Laramie, WY. Contact: Dee Bott, 307-755-4516 or email: dbott@invinsonhospital.org.

July 15-17, 2016: Del Mar BBQ Championship, State Championship, Del Mar, CA. Contact: Arlie Bragg, email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

July 15-16, 2016: Cookin' on Kampeska, State Championship, Watertown, SD. Contact: Caitlin Voecks, email: Caitlin@watertownsd.com.

July 15-16, 2016: BBQ'Loo & Blues Too, State Championship, Waterloo, IA. Contact: Cindy Wells, 319-404-7308 or email: cjwsesw@mchsi.com.

July 15-16, 2016: Wolf Creed Wildblue BBQ, State Championship, Burlington, KS. Contact: Jenny Hageman, 620-364-4070 or email: jehgem@wcnoc.com.

July 15-16, 2016: Smoke on the Mountain/VA State BBQ Championship, State Championship, Galax, VA. Contact: Judy Brannock, 276-236-2184 or email: info@twincountychamber.com.

July 15-17, 2016: Wine, Brew, & Bar-B-Que Too!, State Championship, New Palestine, IN. Contact: Mark Kennedy, 317-417-3050 or email: mkennedy57@comcast.net.

July 15-16, 2016: Sam's Club National BBQ Tour, South Bend, IN. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

July 15-16, 2016: RiverFest Red White & Que, State Championship, Bellevue, NE. Contact: Doris Urwin, 402-898-3000 or email: doris@bellevuenebraska.com.

July 15-16, 2016: Ribs on the River, Yorkville, IL. Contact: Chris Funkhouser, 630-708-6605 or email: funkhouser.ward3@gmail.com.

July 16-17, 2016: Smokin at the Ballpark BBQ Fest, State Championship, Old Orchard Beach, ME. Contact: Sharri MacDonald, 207-590-4201 or email: smacdonald@maine.rr.com.

July 22-23, 2016: EffingHAM Jam, State Championship, Effingham, IL. Contact: Norma Lansing, 217-342-4147 or email: nlansing@effinhamcountychamber.com.

July 22-23, 2016: Arvada On-Tap A Craft Beer & BBQ Fest, State Championship, Arvada, CO. Contact: Brenda Berg, 303-598-0152 or email: Brenda@arvada.org.

July 22-23, 2016: Up in Smoke BBQ Bash, State Championship, Mason City, IA. Contact: Ruth Miller, 641-421-0577 or email: ruth.miller@lee.net.

July 22-23, 2016: Central Illinois BBQ Throwdown (formerly Morton BBQ Throwdown) , State Championship, Peoria, IL. Contact: Ryan Koener, 309-208-1572 or email: rak@koener.com.

July 22-23, 2016: WNC BBQ Festival – Smokin' in the Valley, State Championship, Maggie Valley, NC. Contact: Teresa Smith, 828-926-1686 or email: teresa@maggievalley.org.

July 22-23, 2016: BBQ Fest Cooking Contest, State Championship, Dyersburg, TN. Contact: Natalie Patterson, 731-288-7076 or email: bbq@burksb.com.

July 22-24, 2016: Rotary Club of Wakefield, Rhode Island, State Championship, Kingston, RI. Contact: Bud Faria, 401-789-3902 or email: budfaria@yahoo.com.

July 22-23, 2016: Sam's Club National BBQ Tour, Woodbury, MN. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

July 22-23, 2016: Smokin in the Woods, Kingdom City, MO. Contact: Chris Wolters, 573-268-3082 or email: cwolters@mchsi.com.

July 22-23, 2016: The Kansas Smithfield Guinea Pig, Desoto, KS. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

July 22-23, 2016: Southern Tier Brew & BBQ Festival, Owego, NY. Contact: Tom Tarry, 315-426-8741 or email: ttarry@showswithresults.com.

July 23-24, 2016: Black Forrest Smoke & Wine Festival, Millheim, DE. Contact: Michael Koepf, email: Michael.koepf@raoring-dragon.com.

July 23-24, 2016: The Harpoon Brewery BBQ Festival, State Championship, Windsor, VT. Contact: Mike Paone, 617-574-9551 or email: mpaone@harpoonbrewery.com.

July 29-30, 2016: The Dodge City Days Smoke Saddles BBQ Contest, Dodge City, KS. Contact: John Bogner.

July 29-30, 2016: Cotton Pickin BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Hartselle, AL. Contact: Susan Hines, 256-773-4370 or email: hartsell@hiwaay.net.

July 29-30, 2016: 8th Annual Vista BBQ Classic, State Championship, Vista, CA. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

July 29-30, 2016: Smokin Hot Cars & BBQ, State Championship, Iola, KS. Contact: Michael (Tom) Brighma, 620-365-9740 or email: bbq@iola-rotary.org.

July 29-30, 2016: SanLuis Valley Beat the Heat Brew BBQ & Chili Challenge, State Championship, Alamosa, CO. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arile@arliequeevents.com.

July 29-30, 2016: Sam's Club National BBQ Tour, Des Moines, IA. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

July 29-30, 2016: Racing for the BBQ, State Championship, Lee's Summit, MO. Contact: Charlie Gascich, 913-620-1690 or email: cwhatsoever@yahoo.com or Camila Alvarez, 816-682-7964 or email: alvarex.camila94@yahoo.com.

July 29-30, 2016: Blues, Brews & Barbecue, State Championship, Birch Run, MI. Contact: Mike Szukhent, 989-624-9193 or email: mike@birchrun.org.

July 29-30, 2016: Great Northern BBQ, State Championship, Brainerd, MN. Contact: Cory Jay, 218-815-5737 or email: advantage.rs@gmail.com.

July 29-30, 2016: 2016 Gilroy Garlic Festival BBQ CHampionship, State Championship, Gilroy, CA. Contact: Michael Davis, 408-778-7005 or emai: medidadad1@yahoo.com or John Melone, 510-596-1827.

July 29-30, 2016: Birdies Barnyard BBQ, Kohler, WI. Contact: Jaime Cherney, 920-901-2931 or email: 4ourbusylives@gmail.com.

July 29-30, 2016: Smoke on the Shrine Lake & Bluegrass Festival, Summerville, SC. Contact: Kevin Merritt, 843-224-9111 or email: shrinerkev@yahoo.com.

July 30, 2016: I Grill Because I Care (Backyard), New Hope, AL. Contact: Teek Patnaik, 256-694-0177 or email: pranteekpatnaik@hotmail.com.

Aug. 5-6, 2016: Laurie Hillbilly BBQ, State Championship, Laurie, MO. Contact: Susann Huff, 573-374-8776 or email: events@cityoflaurie.com.

Aug. 5-6, 2016: Ribs, Pigs & Watermelons, State Championship, Huntington Beach, CA. Contact: Steve Harding, 714-897-3221 ext. 121 or email: sharding@afhusa.org.

Aug. 5-6, 2016: Pigs & Pedals, State Championship, Asheboro, NC.Contact: Pam Morgan, 336-626-1277 or email: pmorgan@ci.asheboro.nc.us.

Aug. 5-6, 2016: 2016 Clayton Rib Cook-Off (Competitor Series), State Championship, Clayton, CA. Contact: Rory Richmond, 925-864-8687 or email: rrichmond509@comcast.net.

Aug. 5-6, 2016: Rossville Tall Corn Festival BBQ Contest, State Championship, Rossville, KS. Contact: Jason Connell, 785-215-2346 or email: Jason.connell@rossvillekansas.org.

Aug. 5-6, 2016: Sam's Club National BBQ Tour, Laurel, MD. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Aug. 5-6, 2016: Dillard Bluegrass & Barbeque Festival (GBC Qualifier), State Championship, Dillard, GA. Contact: Jane Tomlin, 706-746-2690 or email: bbqjane@winstream.net.

Aug. 5-6, 2016: 24th Annual State BBQ Championship of Nebraska, Omaha, NE. Contact: Steve Richards, 402-350-1289 or email: steve.richards@cox.net.

Aug. 5-6, 2016: Holy Smokes BBQ Competition, Cincinnati, OH. Contact: Brian Austing, 513-607-5869 or email: holysmokesbbqcomp@gmail.com.

Aug. 5-6, 2016: Pit at the Park, Macungie, PA. Contact: Barett Byler, 610-966-4289 or email: mmppitatthepark@gmail.com.

Aug. 5-7, 2016: Badger Brew & Que, Manitowoc, WI. Contact: Kris & Peter Raymond, 262-208-6288 or email: kris@recordevents.com.

Aug. 5-6, 2016: All American BBQ Throwdown, Westland, MI. Contact: Sarah Austin, 347-612-5055 or email: president@westlandareajaycees.org.

Aug. 5-6, 2016: Smokin at the Maples, State Championship, Manorville, NY. Contact: Will Breakstone, email: wbreakstone1@oponline.net.

Aug. 6-7, 2016: Fatboys Classic-Canadian BBQ Championship, Ottawa, CA. Contact: John Thomson, email: john@fatboysclassic.ca.

Aug. 6-7, 2016: Smoke in the North, Gothenburg, SE. Contact: Jenny & Thomas Eriksson Frohlich, 0046 (0) 31 943000 or email: info@flamingpigbbq.com.

Aug. 6-7, 2016: Those Were the Days BBQ Showdown, North Battleford, Saskatchewan, CA. Contact: Shirley Maze, 306-445-8033 or email: smaze@wdm.ca.

Aug. 12-13, 2016: Lake Minnetonka BBQ & Beef Fest, State Championship, Tonka Bay, MN. Contact: Tony Korthaus, 952-405-8495 or email: tony@quetopiabbq.com.

Aug. 12-13, 2016: Maryland State BBQ Bash, State Championship, Bel Air, MD. Contact: Roman Daridyuk, 443-823-1797 or email: roman@downtownbelair.com.

Aug. 12-13, 2016: Smokin' in McMinnville, State Championship, McMinnville, TN. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

Aug. 12-13, 2016: Mountain High BBQ Festival & Car Show, Franklin, NC. Contact: Linda Haruck, 828-524-3161 or email: facc@franklin-chamber.com.

Aug. 12-13, 2016: CASA's Grab, Root & Growl BBQ, Woodward, OK. Contact: Keri Alva, 580-256-2182 or email: nwokcasa@gmail.com.

Aug. 12-13, 2016: Best of the West, Sheridan, WY. Contact: Tye Bach, 607-751-1600 or email: info@theponygrillandbar.com.

Aug. 12-13, 2016: Sam's Club National BBQ Tour, Richmond, VA. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Aug. 12-14. 2016: Salamanca Rock'in Ribfest, Salamanca, NY. Contact: John Sheehan, 716-945-2034 or email: john@salamancachamber.org.

Aug. 12-13, 2016: Smokin' Trackside BBQ & Brew Bash, State Championship, Winston, MO. Contact: Kyle Johnson, 816-365-7593 or email: vettsb@aol.com.

Aug. 12-13, 2016: Atlanta BarBQ Festival, Atlanta, GA. Contact: Bob Herndon, 404-406-1405 or email: atlbbqclub1@gmail.com or Patrick Jones, 404-372-3740 or email: altbbqclub2@gmail.com.

Aug. 12-13, 2016: Holy Smoke BBQ Competition, Liberty, MO. Contact: Jeff Richardson, 816-813-9739 or email: jeff@lonestarabcon.com.

Aug. 12-13, 2016: All Fired Up, Berryton, KS. Contact: Dennis Reedy, 785-435-8655 or email: dennisr@ymcatopeka.org.

Aug. 13-14, 2016: Oslofjord BBQ Challenge, Oslo, Norway, NO. Contact: Dag Odegaard, 001+47-90054466 or email: info@nbbqf.no.

Aug. 13-14, 2016: New London's Best BBQ Chef Competition, State Championship, New London, CT. Contact: Barbara Neff, 860-433-3786 or email: bjneff1369@sbcglobal.net.

Aug. 13-14, 2016: Valley Music Fest BBQ Cookoff, Russellville, AR. Contact: Rodney Willians, 417-336-6060 or email: hotairballoonist@hotmail.com.

Aug. 19-20, 2016: Stokin' the Fire BBQ Festival (Backyard Only), Birrmingham, AL. Contact: Scottie McClaney, 205-254-2031 or email: Scottie@slossfurnaces.com.

Aug. 19-20, 2016: Pepsi WY State Championship BBQ & Bluegrass Festival, Worland, WY. Contact: Dale Wagner, 307-388-0392 or email: imwwv@rtconnect.net or Dave Paxton, 307-431-2755.

Aug. 19-20, 2016: Flint Hills Beef Fest BBQ, Emporia, KS. Contact: Rachel Roberts, 620-366-3624 or Janel Wiederholt, email: beeffestbbq@gmail.com.

Aug. 19-20, 2016: SMSU Smokefest, State Championship, Marshall, MN. Contact: Ashley ecker, 651-815-2456 or email: Ashley.becker2@smsu.edu.

Aug. 19-20, 2016: Stand by Your Grill, State Championship, Fulton, MS. Contact: Vaunita Martin, 662-862-4571 or email: vmartin@itawamba.com or Gerald Getton, 662-760-9170 or email: mascadine@yahoo.com.

Aug. 19-20, 2016: Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues Festival, State Championship, Madison, IN. Contact: Drew Garrett, 812-599-3152 or Ken Schnider, 812-866-4723 or email: madisonribberfest@gmail.com.

Aug. 19-21, 2016: 4th Annual Best BBQ in Town Long Beach BBQ Festival, State Championship, Long Beach, CA. Contact: Roy Hassett, 562-499-5959 or Troy Hassett, email: support@longbeachbbqfestival.com.

Aug. 19-20, 2016: Classic City BBQ Fest (GBC Qualifier), State Championship, Athens, GA. Contact: Stephanie VanDyck, 706-357-4417 or email: Stephanie@classiccenter.com.

Aug. 19-21, 2016: Hudson Valley Ribfest, State Championship, New Paltz, NY. Contact: Shonda Bohlinger, 844-742-3378 or email: contest@hudsonvalleyribfest.org.

Aug. 19-20, 2016: Oaktown Throwdown BBQ, State Championship, Oakland, CA. Contact: Dave Campbell, 510-701-5971 or email: dave.campbell62@gmail.com.

Aug. 19-20, 2016: Sam's Club National BBQ Tour, South Windsor, CT. Contact: KCBS Office, 800-963-5227.

Aug. 19-20, 2016: Cape Jaycees BBQ Fest, State Championship, Cape Girardeau, MO. Contact: Robbie Guard, 573-450-3396 or email: robertguard@hotmail.com.

Aug. 19-20, 2016: BBQ and Fly In on the River, State Championship, Excelsior Springs, MO. Contact: Jim McCullough, 816-519-2113 or email: jim@conaggauctions.com.

Aug. 19-20, 2016: Winnipeg Barbeque & Blues Festival, Winnipeg, CA. Contact: Perry Hopkins, 204-832-0353 or email: phopkins@mts.net.

Aug. 20-21, 2016: Illinois BBQ Fest at Hillcrest Event Center, State Championship, Orion, IL. Contact: Kearston Zerzanek, 309-755-6550 or email: knzerzanek@gmail.com.

Aug. 20-21, 2016: KC Kosher BBQ Championship (Competitor's Series), Overland Park, KS. Contact: Mendel Segal, email: msegal@vaadkc.org.

Aug. 20-21, 2016: Euregio Barbecue Festival, Waldfeutch-Haaren/NRW, NR. Contact: Roman Schellartz, 00491705258522 or email: roman@schellartz.de.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: 9th Annual Big Island BBQ, Albert Lea, MN. Contact: Perry Vining, 800658-2526 or 507-402-6371 or email: pvining@smig.net.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: 5th Annual Deaths Door Barbeque, Washington Island, WI. Contact: Richard Jepsen, 920-847-2784 or email: jepsenr@gmail.com.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: BBQ on the Bricks, State Championship, Kearney, NE. Contact: Ron Lieske, email: rlieske9@gmail.com.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: New Holland Summer Fest, State Championship, New Holland, PA. Contact: Chuck Sheffield, 717-669-1400 or email: nhsummerfest@yahoo.com.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: Smokin' on Oak, State Championship, Bonner Springs, KS. Contact: Regina Utter, 913-422-5044 or email: info@bsedwchamber.org.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: The Great Catskill Moutain BBQ Fest, State Championship, Fleischmanns, NY. Contact: Kim O'Brien, 845-901-9690 or email: gcmbbqfest@gmail.com.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: Hill City Wine Brew & BBQ, State Championship, Hill City, DS. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: Grill Games, State Championship, Kenosha, WI. Contact: Lou Molitor, 262-654-1234 or email: lou@kenoshaareachamber.com.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: Smoke in the Valley, State Championship, Pikeville, TN. Contact: Earline Young, 423-364-0114 or email: vanyoung@bledsoe.net.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: Raider Red Meats BBQ & Ribeye Championship, State Championship, Lubbock, TX. Contact: Tate Corliss, 505-705-5545 or email: tate.corliss@ttu.edu.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival (GBC Qualifer), State Championship, Kennesaw, GA. Contact: Laurel Fleming or Doug Rhodes, 770-422-9714 or email: lfleming@kennesaw-ga.gov.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: Ribstock. Marne, MI. Contact: Alison Goodyke, 616-677-5000 or email: Alison@berlineraceway.com.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: Grills 'N' Grilles (presented by the United Way of Nevada Country), State Championship, Penn Valley, CA. Contact: Megan Timpany, 5.0-274-81111 or email: director@uwnc.org or Ben Lobenstein, email: ben@fireitupevents.com.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: Sam's Club National BBQ Tour (Regional), N. Charleston, SC. Contact: KCBS Office,800-963-5227.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: East Central State BBQ Cook-Off, Paola Roots Festival, State Championship, Paola, KS. Contact: Jon Smail, 913-731-7995 or email: liamsnoj@yahoo.com.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: Shriner's Smoke on the Ohio, Evansville, IN. Contact: Jim Johnson, 812-480-2610 or email: scales4jj@aol.com or Becky Johnson, 812-480-4668 or email: beckysjohnon1123@gmail.com.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: Franklin BBQ Festival presented by Franklin Noon Rotary Club, Franklin, TN. Contact: Nathan Perry, 615-476-7390 or email: Nathan.perry@e-farmcredit.com.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: Wild West BBQ Shoot Out, State Championship, Wendover, NV. Contact: Jesse Johnson801-390-1000 or email: jesse@cutrubus.com.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: Smoke on the River Bands, Brews & BBQ (Backyard), Ceres, CA. Contact: Renee Ledbetter, 209-537-2601 or email: cereschamberboard@gmail.com.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: Oak Grove BBQ & Lemonade, Lone Jack, MO. Contact: Shannon Gray, 816-824-5460 or email: shannongraytful@gmail.com.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: Boydton's Big Bad BBQ Battle, Boydton, VA. Contact: Donna Ober, 434-738-7834 or email: dcober@comcast.net.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: Downtown BBQ Showdown (Backyard Only), Meridian, MS. Contact: Bryan Holladay, 601-917-8840 or email: bryaneholladay@gmail.com.

Aug. 27-28, 2106: Regahfest 2016, Den Hagg, NL. Contact: Daan Hamoen, email: info@regahfest.nl.


LSBS

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

July 1-2, 2016: Aqua Boom State Championship, Kingsland, TX.

July 3-4, 201: Riverfest.

July 8-9, 2016: Bentwood TFW, Georgetown, TX.

July 8-9, 2016: Spring Ho, Lampasas, TX.

July 15-16, 2016: Top 20 Invitation Only, Circleville, TX.

July 22-23, 2016: Smokin in the Park, State Championship, Post, TX.

July 22-23, 2016: Blue Lotus Winery Lone Star Flavor BBQ Competition, Seguin, TX.

July 22-23, 2016: Central Texas Demolition Derby & BBQ Cook Off, Kyle, TX.

July 29-30, 2016: 4th Annual Bangs Flamin BBQ & Red Hot Trade Days, Bangs, TX.

Aug. 12-13, 2016: Hamilton Band Boosters, Hamilton, TX.

Aug. 19-20, 2016: Hot Chili Days & Cook Mountain Nights, Red River, NM.

Aug. 19-20, 2016: Busted in Baylor County, Seymour, TX.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: Taylor International, Circleville, TX.

Sept. 2-3, 2016: 2nd Annual Kimble County Cook-Off, Junction, TX.

Sept. 2-3, 2016: Celebrate Bandera, Bandera, TX.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: VFW/LAVFW Post 6115, Elgin, TX.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: King of Coal, Brerham, TX.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Shin Oak Springs BBQ, Gorman, TX.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Little River 18th Annual World Championship Bean & BBQ, Academy, TX.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Cactus, Critters, & Cocktails, Santa Anna, TX.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: We Got Yer Goat, Johnson City, TX.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Leander, TX.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Early, TX.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Nucor's Cooking for the Cause, Terrell, TX.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Early, TX.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Pray 4 Trey Benefit, Denton, TX.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Shrine Club, State Championship, Ardmore, TX.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Fort Griffin BBQ "Battle for the Blade" Work Championship Dove Cook-Off, Albany, TX.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Pow-Wow BBQ Cookoff, State Championship, Comanche, TX.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Red River Smokeout, Wichita Falls, TX.


MABA

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

July 1-4, 2016: I Love Barbecue & Music Festival, Lake Placid, NY. Contact: Dmitry Feld. Website: www.ilbbqf.com.

July 8-9, 2016: New Jersey State Barbecue Championship, North Wildwood, NY. Contact: Eric Shenkus, 609-523-6565.

July 8-9, 2016: Chilling & Grilling in the Glades, State Championship, Wise, VA. Contact: Greg Cross, email: cross_g@wisecounty.org.

July 15-16, 2016: Smoke on the Mountain/VA State BBQ Championship, Galax, VA. Contact: Judy Brannock, 276-236-2184 or email: info@twincountrychambers.com. Website: www.smokeonthemountainva.com.

July 22-23, 2106: WNC BBQ Festival – "Smokin' in the Valley", State Championship, Maggie Valley, NC. Contact: Teresa Smith, 828-926-1686 or email: teresa@maggievalley.org. Website: www.mncbqfestial.org.

July 22-23, 2016: Southern Tier Brew & BBQ Festival, Owego, NY. Contact: Tom Tarry, 315-926-8741 or email: ttarry@showswithresults.com. Website: www.southerntierbbqfest.com.

Aug. 5-6, 2016: Pit at the Park, Macungie, PA. Contact: Barett Byler, 610-966-4289 or email: mmppitathtepark@gmail.com.

Aug. 5-6, 2016: Pigs & Pedals, State Championship, Asheboro, NC. Contact: Pam Morgan, 336-626-1277 or email: pmorgan@ci.asheboro.nc.us.

Aug. 5-6, 2016: Smokin at the Mapels, Manorivlle, NY. Contact: Will Breakstone, email: wbreakstone1@optonline.net. Website: bbqbattleli.com.

Aug. 12-13, 2016: Maryland State BBQ Bash, Bel Air, MD. Contact: Roman Daridyuk, 443-823-1797 or email: roman@downtownbelair.com.  Website: www.downtownbelair.com.

Aug. 12-13, 2016: Mountain High BBQ Festival & Car Show, Franklin, NC. Contact: Linda Harbuck, 828-524-3161 or email: facc@franklin-chamber.com.  Website: www.mountainhighbbqfestival.com.

Aug. 12-13, 2016: Salamanca Rock'in Ribfest, Salamanca, NY. Contact: John Sheehan, 716-945-2034 or email: john@salamancachamber.org. Website: www.salamancachamber.org.

Aug. 19-21, 2016: Hudson Valley Ribfest, State Championship, New Paltz, NY. Contact: Shonda Bohlinger, 844-742-3378 or email: contest@hudsonvalleyribfest.com. Website: www.hudsonvalleyribfest.org.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: New Holland Summer Fest, New Holland, PA. Contact: Chuck Sheffield, 717-669-1400 or email: nhsummerfest@yahoo.com. Website: www.nhsummerfest.org.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: Boydton's Big Bad BBQ Battle, Boydton, VA. Contact: Donna Ober, 434-738-7834 or email: dcober@comcast.net. Website: www.boydton.org.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: The Great Catskill Mountain BBQ Fest, Fleischmanns, NY. Contact: Kim O'Brien, 845-901-9690 or email: gcmbbqfest@gmail.com. Website: www.greatcatskillmountainbbqfest.com.

Sept. 3-4, 2016: Finger Lakes Fire & Smoke, State Championship, Geneva, NY. Contact: Rikk Foringer, 585-402-3508 or email: info@fingerlakesfireandsmoke.com. Website: www.fingerlakesfireandsmoke.com.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: 12th Annual Recovery Fest/7th Annual BBQ State Championship, Richmond, VA. Contact: Honesty Liller, 804-564-0132 or email: hontesty@mcshin.org. Website: www.bbq.mcshin.org.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Beak Week BBQ Challenge, Goldsboro, NC. Contact: Lynn Grantham, 919-739-7484 or email: lgrangtham@goldsborono.gov. Website: www.beakweek.org.

Sept. 10-11, 2016: Philadelphia's Inaugural Fire Up Hope, Devon, PA. Contact: Sandy Fulton, 410-726-1881 or email: sandyfulton720@gmail.com. Website: www.helphopelive.org.

Sept. 16-18, 2016: Que by the Sea, Seaside Heights, NJ. Contact: Danielle Triolo, 732-830-3700 or email: info@exit82.com. Website: www.exit82.com.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Tilley Harley-Davidson Biker Blues BBQ Rally and BBQ Classic, Salisbury, NC. Contact: Gary Moss, email: gary.moss9@gmail.com. Website: www.bikerbluesbbqrally.com.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Currituck Heritage Festival, Powells Point, NC. Contact: Kola Lynch, 252-435-2947 or email: kola.lynch@currituckcountync.gov. Website: www.visitcurrituck.com/events/heritage-festival-bulls-bbq-edition.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Smoke in the Park, Lemoyne, PA .Contact: Todd Shadle, 717-737-2924 or email: tshadle@wsbf.org. Website: www.wsbf.org.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Sunset Beach Brew N Que, Cape Charles, VA. Contact: Sandy Fulton, email: sandyfulton720@gmail.com or Daina Behe, 410-726-1881 or email: dbehe@burbageproperties.com. Website: www.sunsetbeachbbq.com.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Butts and Beans BBQ Challenge, Newton, NC. Contact: Noel Kay, 828-455-8914 or email: buttsandbeans@gmail.com or Alan Rothrock, email: arock4bbq@gmail.com. Website: www.buttsandbeans.com.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: Oinktoberfest BBQ Cookoff,; Clarence, NY. Contact: Katy Toth, 716-759-8483 or email: katy@oinktoberfest.com. Website: www.oinktoberfest.com.

Sept. 24-25, 2016: Red, White & Que, Cresskill, NJ. Contact: Dana Reed, 201-913-2712 or email: born2que@gmail.com. Website: www.rwqbbq.com.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: Que & Cruz, Louisa, VA. Contact: Bill Small, 540-223-6329 or email: billthegrillguy@msn.com. Website: www.queandcruz.com.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Keystone Classic BBQ, Harrisburg PA. Contact: Morgan Firestine, email: kile@pa.gov. Website: www.keystoneinternational.state.pa.us.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Eastern Carolina BBQ Throw Down, Rocky Mount, NC. Contact: Susan Phelps, 252-343-3201 or email: susan.ball@rockymountnc.gov. Website: www.bbqthrowdown.net.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Grill'n & Chill'n BBQ Cook-off, Waxhaw, NC. Contact: Lisa Hoffman, 704-843-2195 or email: events@waxhaw.com. Website: www.waxhaw.com/grillnandchilln.

Oct. 8-9, 2016: Smoke on the Water Barbecue Championship, Atlantic City, NJ. Contact: Ron Cates, 870-536-8175 or email: ronnie@catesandcompany.com. Website: www.smokeonthewaterbbq.com.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Shenandoah Valley BBQ Fest, Woodstock, VA. Contact: Tom Eshelman or Dawn Burch, 504-459-3867 or email: dburch@shencofair.com. Website: www.shencofair.com.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Smoking in the Foothills, Lenoir, NC. Contact: Mike Kilby. Website: www.smokinginthefoothills.com.

Oct. 21-22, 2016: Boo-B-Que, Rehobeth Beach, DE. Contact: Sandy Fulton, 410-726-1881 or email: sandyfulton720@gmail.com.

Oct. 28-29, 2016: Commander Brew N Que, Ocean City, MD. Contact: Sandy Fulton, 410-726-1881 or email: sandyfulton720@gmail.com.

Nov. 4-5, 2016: Hog Happnin, Shelby, NC. Contact: Jerry Gardner, 704-482-4202 or email: teams@hoghappnin.com. Website: www.hoghappnin.com.

Nov. 12-13, 2016: Six Flags Great Adventure Thrillin' & Grillin' BBQ Competition, Jackson, NJ. Contact: Kathy Bullock, 609-758-5400 or email: Kathy@gpsinc.net. Website: www.sixflags.com/greatadventure-specialevents.


MBN

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

July 15-16, 2016: Smoke on the Mountain, Galax, VA. Contact: Judy Brannock, 276-236-2184 or 276-236-6903 or email: info@twincountychamber.com.

Aug. 5-6, 2016: 2016 Watermelon Carnival Barbecue Cooking Contest, Water Valley, MS. Contact: Tonya Eubanks, 662-609-7370 or 662-609-7370 or email: tonyaeubanks@att.net.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Smokin' on the White, Batesville, AR. Contact: Jim Butler, 870-307-5338 or email: ducksinbatesville@hotmail.com.

Sept. 22-24, 2016: Murphysboro BBQ Cook-Off, Murphysboro, IL. Contact: Mike Mills, 618-684-8902 or email: 618-599-8000 or email: becky@17bbq.com.

Sept. 23-24, 2016: The Great Ruleville Roast, Ruleville, MS. Contact: Elise Jenkins, 662-719-1675 or 662-756-2013 or email: elise@mspolicesupply.com or Pam Maxwell, 662-497-2575 or 662-497-2575 or email: prmaxwell@yahoo.com.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: Bartlett BBQ Fest, Bartlett, TN. Contact: David Parsons, 901-859-3381 or email: dparsonsconstruction@comcast.net.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016: Grill in the Ville BBQ Competition, Jacksonville, AR. Contact: Dana Rozenski, 501-982-4171 or 501-626-1446 or email: drozenski@cityofjacksonville.com or Dana Rozenski, 501-962-4171 or 501-626-1446 or email: drozenski@cityofjacksonville.com.

Oct. 6-8, 2016: Porktoberfest, Memphis, TN. Contact: Jamison Totten, 901-230-2578 or email: jamisontotten@liveatthegarden.com.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Mississippi Delta State Barbeque Championship/Octoberfest, Cleveland, MS. Contact: Elise Jenkins, 662-719-1675 or 662-756-2013 or email: elise@mspolicesupply.com or Pam Maxwell, 662-497-2575 or 662-497-2575 or email: prmaxwell@yahoo.com.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: Arlington BBQ Fallfest, Arlington, TN. Contact: Paige Eavenson, 901-488-7822 or email: teams@arlingtonbbq.com.

Oct. 21-22, 2016: Smokin' on The Rez, Ridgeland, MS. Contact: Bobby Cleveland, 601-506-0739 or email: bobbyc7754@yahoo.com or Pam Cleveland, 601-953-2739 or email: pam.cleveland@gmail.com.

Oct. 21-22, 2016: Greg Bland Memorial BBQ Shoot Out, Lake Village, AR. Contact: Amanda Box, 870-265-5977 or email: lvccdirector@sbcglobal.net.

Oct. 28-29, 2016: Butler Fest 2016, Butler, AL. Contact: Amy Doggett, 205-459-3795 or 601-616-4666 or email: butlerfest09@yahoo.com or Amy McDonald, 205-604-8068 or 205-604-9075 or email: amyjames38@yahoo.com.

Nov. 4-5, 2016: Big Pig Jig, Vienna, GA. Contact: Rhonda Lambert, 229-322-1596 or email: Rhonda@bigpigjigrhonda@bigpigjig.com.


MNBBQS

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

July 9, 2016: Bigfoot Barbecue Day, Remer, MN. Website: www.homeofbigfoot.com.

July 10-11, 2016: Rothsay Rib Fest, Rothsay, MN. Website: www.rothsay.org.

July 16, 2016: Bar-B-Que & Brew Fest, Deer River, MN. Contact: Mike Kane, 218-327-1854 or email: mkane@gismn.com. Website: http://deerriver.org/events/event.php?number=116.

July 16, 2016: Smokey's Pub Rib Cook Off, East Bethel, MN. Website: www.smokey'spubngrill.com.

July 22-23, 2016: Sam's Club Qualifer, Woodbury, MN. Website: kcbs.us/samstour.

July 23, 2016: B's Rib Fest, Watertown, MN. Website: www.bontheriver.com/rib-fest.

July 23, 2016: Club New Yorker Classic BBQ Cook-Off, Green Isle, MN. Contact: Club New Yorker, 507-326-3561. Website: www.crowriverbbq.com.

July 29-30, 2016: Great Northern BBQ & Cub Foods Rib Fest, Brainerd, MN.

July 30, 2016: Cub Foods Rib Fest, Brainerd, MN. Website: www.greatnorthernbbq.com.

July 30, 2016: Cologne Classic BBQ Cook-Off, Cologne, MN.  Website: www.colognegladdays.com.

Aug. 1, 2016: Meat & Music Spectacular, Buffalo Center, IA. Contact: Anna Balvance, 507-381-5874. Website: http://mms.northiowabetterment.com/bbq.html.

Aug. 3, 2016: RibFest, Brainerd, MN. Website: greatnorthernbbq.com.

Aug. 6, 2016: B-Dale BBQ Contest, Roseville, MN. Contact: Beth Salzi, 651-765-8088 or email: beth@salzi.com.

Aug. 12-13, 2016: Lake Minnetonka BBQ & Beer Fest, MN State Championship, Tonka Bay, MN. Website: www.excelsior-lakeminnetonkachamber.com.

Aug. 13, 2016: Meat & Music Spectacular, Buffalo Center, IA. Contact: Anna Balvance, 507-381-5874.

Aug. 13, 2016: Blue Collar BBQ & Arts Fest, Fairbault, MN. Website: www.paradisecenterforthearts.org.

Aug. 15, 2016: Battle of the Badges, Minneapolis, MN. Website: winonachamber.com.

Aug. 19-20, 2016: SMSU SmokeFest, Marshall, MN. Contact: Tim Steincach, 507-557-7204 or email: tim.steinbach@smsu.edu.

Aug. 20, 2016: Angels Amongst Us, Le Suer, MN. Website: www.angels-among-us.org.

Aug. 22, 2016: Squeals & Wheels Festival, Le Sueur, MN. Website: angels-amongst-us.org.

Aug. 26-27, 2016: 9th Annual Big Island BBQ, Albert Lea, MN. Contact: Perry Vining, 800-658-2526 or 507-402-6371 or email: pvining@smig.net or Dick Dahlen, 507-402-2350 or email: ddahlen@charter.net.

Aug. 27, 2016: Detroit Lakes Rib Fest, Detroit Lakes, MN. Website: www.dlribfest.com.

Sept. 2-3, 2016: Big Muddy Brew n' Que, Winona, MN. Website: www.winonaChamber.com

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Smokin' Gobbler Cook-off, Worthington, MN. Contact: Nathan Holt, 507-372-2919 or email: agoettig@frontier.com.

Sept. 19, 2016: Smoke on the Range BBQ Rib Cook Off, Deerwood, MN.

Sept. 19, 2016: Smoke N' Wright Fireman Fundraiser BBQ Contest, Saint Michael, MN. Email: smokenwright@midwestrubs.com.

Sept. 26, 2016: Scheels ND BBQ Championship, Fargo, ND. Website: www.ndbbq.com.

Oct. 3, 2016: Finlayson Backyard BBQ Competition, Finlayson, MN. Contact: Randy, 651-503-0257.


New England Barbeque Society

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

July 2-5, 2016: I Love Barbeque Festival, Lake Placid, NY. Contact: Dmitry Feld, dmitryf@ilbbqf.com. Website: www.ilbbqf.com.

July 16-17, 2016: 11th Annual Brookline Tailgate & BBQ/Grilling Cookoff, Brookline Ball Field, Brookline, NH.

July 16-17, 2016: Old Orchard Beach Smokin' at the Ballpark, Old Orchard Beach, ME. Contact: Sharri MacDonald, 207-590-4201.

July 23, 2016: 2016 Harpoon BBQ Festival, Harpoon Brewery, Windsor, VT. Contact: Mike Paone, mpaone@harpoonbrewery.com.

Aug. 6, 2016: Krazy Days BBQ Cook-Of, Middleborough, MA. Contact: Doug Walo, 508-588-9100 ext. 4001 or email: KrazyDaysMiddleborough@gmail.com. Website: http://www.middleboroughonthemove.org/krazy-days.

Aug. 13-14, 2016: Best BBQ Chef Competition, New London, CT. 860-443-3786.

Aug. 28, 2016: Otter River BBQ Cookoff, Otter River Sportsman's Club, Baldwinville, MA. Contact: Andy King, email: basteyboy@comcast.net.

Sept. 2-4, 2016: Finger Lakes Fire & Smoke BBQ Festival, Lake Front Park, Seneca Lake. Contact: Rikk Foringer, 585-402-3508 or email: info@fingerlakesfireandsmoke.com. Website: www.fingerlakesfireandsmoke.com.

Sept. 3-4, 2016: Bear's Smokehouse New England BBQ Championships, Riverside Park, Hartford, CT. Contact: Josh Urrutia, 860-713-3131 ext. 329 or email: jurrutia@riverfront.org. Website: http://riverfront.org/events/bears-smokehouse-new-england-bbq-championships.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Great Maine Barbecue Challenge, Smugglers Den Campground. Contact: Frank Pendola, email: nostrano@roadrunner.com. Website: www.greatmainebbqchallenge.com.

Oct. 7-8, 2016: Riverside Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival, Beacon Field, Greenfield, MA. Contact: Christy Moore, email: christym@greenfield-ma.gov. Website: http://www.riversidebluesandbbq.com.


Texas Gulf Coast BBQ Cookers Association

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

Sept. 17, 2016: Schertz Fest, Schertz, TX. Contact: Natalie Keaney, 210-619-1636 or email: nkeaney@schertz.com.

Oct. 15, 2016: American Legion Post 393 BBQ Cookoff, Cleveland, TX.

Nov. 5, 2016: 8th Annual Jimmy "PeeWee" Wells Memorial Cookoff, Houston, TX. Contact: John Reynolds, 281-635-9098.

Nov. 12, 2016: Diamonds & Dollars, Houston, TX.


WORLD BARBECUE ASSOCIATION

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

None at this time


PACIFIC NORTH WEST BARBECUE ASSOCIATION

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

July 29-30, 2016: Barbegeddon, Puyallup, WA.

July 30-31, 2016: Canadian National Championships, Whistler, BC.

Aug. 5-6, 2016: Smokin' in the Root, Stevensville, MT.

Aug. 13-14, 2016: Oak Harbor Pig Fest, Oak Harbor, WA.

Aug. 27-28, 2016: Clearwater's 2016 Grillfest, Suquamish, WA.

Aug. 27, 2016: Benton-Franklin Fair BBQ Cook-Off, Oregon City, OR.

Sept. 3-4, 2016: Showdown at Juarez Canyon, Oregon City, OR.

Sept. 10, 2016: Josephine BBQ Festival, Stanwood, WA.

Sept. 17-18, 2016: Harvest Festival, Grand Coulee, WA.


SOUTHERN BARBECUE NETWORK

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

July 15-16, 2016: Spruce Pine BBQ Championship, Spruce Pine, NC. Contact: Randall Hembree, 828-765-7366 or email: crhembree@hotmail.com. Website: www.sprucepinebbqbluegrass.org.

Sept. 2-3, 2016: Jamil Shrine BBQ Cook Off, Columbia, SC.

Sept. 9-10, 2016: Uniquely Union.

Sept. 16-17, 2016: Berkeley Lions BBQ Cook Off, Old Santee Canal State Park, Moncks Corner, SC.

Sept. 30-31, 2016: Smoke on the Beach, Myrtle Beach, SC.

Oct. 14-15, 2016: The SBN Championship Invitational.

Nov. 18, 2016: Tom Garrity Fire Fighters BBQ Challenge, Sumter.SC.


Steak Cookoff Association

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

July 2, 2016: Texas Cook'em High Steak Cookoff, Edinburg, TX.

July 3, 2016: Half Moon Holidays Steak Cookoff, Shriner, TX. Contact: C.J. Patton, 361-996-0080 or email: cj-patton@ymail.com.

July 4, 2016: Brookshire's Louisiana Steak Cookoff, Shreveport, LA.

July 16, 2016: Tripp Haggard Memorial Steak Cookoff, Tulsa, OK.  469-693-1179.

July 23, 2016: Lake Whitney Classic Steak Cookoff, Lake Whitney, TX. Contact: Scott Estill, 254-205-8282 or Kenny Heath, 254-855-4266.

July 30, 2016: 10th Annual Springhill, LA Piggly Wiggly Steak Cookoff, Springhill, LA.

Aug. 6, 2016: Summer Splash Steak & Chicken Wing Cookoff, Jacksonville, FL.

Aug. 12, 2016: Deep East Texas State BBQ & Steak Championship, Kirbyville, TX.

Aug. 26, 2016: Big Island Steak Ccookoff, Albert Lea, MN.

Aug. 26, 2016: Regah Steak Cookoff, Den Hague, Netherlands.

Aug. 26, 2016: Raider Red Steak Cookoff, Lubbock, TX.

Sept. 3, 2016: Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival Steak Cookoff, Bedford, TX.

Sept. 9, 2016: Septemberfest BBQ & Steak Cookoff, Cransfills, Gap, TX.

Sept. 10, 2016: Azle Spring Fling Steak Cookoff, Azle, TX.

Sept. 10, 2016: The Sky's the Limit Balloon Spectacular Steak Cookoff, Gainesville, TX.

Sept. 17, 2016: BBQkampionschap Van Waasland, St. Nicolaas, Belgium.

Sept. 17, 2016: Smokin Possum Hollow Steak Cookoff, Graham, TX.

Sept. 23, 2016: 17th Street Praise the Lard Steak Cookoff, Murphysboro, IL.

Sept. 23, 2016: Steve Mayberry Memorial Steak Cookoff, Carrolton, TX.

Sept. 24, 2016: The Great Ruleville Grilling, Ruleville, MS.

Sept. 25, 2016: Streekparade Cookoff, Almere, Netherlands.

Oct. 1, 2016: "The Chicago Steak Cookoff" with Sweet Baby Ray, Chicago, IL.

Oct. 8, 2016: Mid-West Steak Cookoff Championship, Van Buren, AR. Call Mindy, 580-656-0717.

Oct. 8, 2016: Miami Valley Casino Steak Cookoff, Lebanon, OH.

Oct. 8, 2016: Sweetwater Steak Cookoff, Sweetwater, TX.

Oct. 15, 2016: Celina Balloon Festival Steak Cookoff, Celina, TX.

Oct. 15, 2016: Mid South Great Steak Cookoff, West Memphis, AR.

Oct. 22, 2016: "Good Ole Boys" Last Chance Steak Cookoff, White Hall, AR. Contact: Sandra Truman, 870-247-2399 or 870-872-1300 or email: Sandra.truman@whitehallar.org. Website: www.whitehallfoundersday.com.

Oct. 29, 2016: SCA Steak World Championship, Fort Worth, TX.

April 8, 2017: European Steak Championship, Amsterdam, Netherlands.


NON-SANCTIONED EVENTS

July 3, 2016: Pork in the Park BBQ Challenge, Cadillac, Michigan. Contact: Derek Anderson, email: dcjanderson57@yahoo.com. Website: CadillacFreedomFestival.com.


COOKING SCHOOLS

July 9, 2016: CBBQA BBQ 101 Class, Orange, CA. Website: www.cbbqa.org.

July 15, 2016: Jack's Old South Cooking School, Waterford, CT. Website: myronmixonsmokers.com/mms-cook-schools.

July 17-19, 2016: Cookshack and Fast Eddy™ Restaurant and Catering Class – Take your barbecue to the next level! 3-day class: Sun-Tue July 17-19, 2016, or 2-day class: Mon-Tue July 18-19, 2016. Ponca City Country Club, Ponca City, OK. Instructors:  David Bouska, Ed Maurin, Stuart Powell. Website: www.cookshack.com/store/Cooking-Classes.

July 29-30, 2016: Barbecue Live Competition Cooking School, Memphis, TN. Instructors: Mark Lambert of Sweet Swine O'Mine and Waylon Reed of Killer Hogs Barbecue. Contact: Mark Lambert, 901-831-1451 or email: mark@ssomd.com. Website: www.barbecuelive.com.

Sept. 2-4, 2016: Jack's Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA. Website: myronmixonsmokers.com/mms-cook-schools.

Sept. 20, 2016: CBBQA BBQ 101 Class, Orange, CA. Website: www.cbbqa.org.

Dec. 2-3, 2016: Cookshack and Fast Eddy™ Competition Cooking Class, Pioneer Technology Center, Ponca City, OK. Instructors: David Bouska and Ed Maurin. Website: www.cookshack.com/store/Cooking-Classes.


JUDGING SCHOOLS

July 23, 2016: GBA Judge Training Class, Social Circle, GA. Website: www.bbqga.com.

Sept. 2, 2016: FBA Judges' Seminar, Perry, FL. Contact: Steve Brumm, email@ad4wt@aol.com.

Dec. 2, 2016: KCBS Judging Class, Pioneer Technology Center, Ponca City, OK. Instructor: Merle Whitebook. Website: www.cookshack.com/store/Cooking-Classes.

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