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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

Jan. 3, 2015: Smokin in the Foothills, La Verne, CA.

Feb. 26-28, 2015: 6th Annual Lake Havasu Music, Brews, & BBQ, Havasu City, CA.

March 21, 2015: 4th Annual Santa Anita Park Winners’ Circle BBQ Championship.

March 28, 2015: Havasu Landing CA, State Championship, Havasu Landing, CA. Contact: Thom Emery, email: thom@bbqthom.com.

April 11, 2015: The Ultimate BBQ Showdown East vs. West VI, Wildomar, CA.

April 23-26, 2015: 9th Annual Stagecoach Music Fest Championships, Indio, CA.

May 29-30, 2015: Horse Town Brew n Que Festival, Norco, CA.

June 27, 2015: 4th Annual Silicon Valley BBQ Championship, Santa Clara, CA.

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

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


CTBA

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

 


FBA

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

Jan. 16-17, 2015: Pigz in Z’hills BBQ & Blues and Fly-In, Zephyrhills, FL. Contact: Vonnie Mikkelsen, 813-782-1913.

Feb. 6-7, 2015: Citrus Center Boys & Girls Clubs Smoke on the Water BBQ, Winter Haven, FL. Contact: Frank Csomos, 863-287-3075 or 863-294-5400.

Feb. 13-14, 2015: The Old Florida Outdoor Festival, Apopka, FL. Contact: Chuck Carnesale, 407-703-1756.

Feb. 27-28, 2015: Ribs on the Ridge, Haines City, FL. Contact: Barbara Peck, 863-421-9963.

March 6-7, 2015: Eagle Lake BBQ Festival, Eagle Lake, FL. Contact: Marck Stallings, 863-412-2839.

March 20-21, 2015: Battle at the Big “O”, Okeechobee, FL. Contact: Noel Stephen, 863-634-0650.

March 27-28, 2015: Kissimmee Valley Rib Rodeo, Kissimmee, FL. Contact: Brianna Stefek, 407-746-4643.

April 3-4, 2015: 8th Annual Smoke on the Water BBQ Festival, Thomaston, GA. Contact: Bobby Bickley, 706-741-9317.

April 10-11, 2015: Tri-State Barbecue Festival, 2015 FBA Alabama State Championship, Dothan, AL. Contact: Kerry Farrell, 334-699-1475.

April 17-18, 2015: Planes, Trains, and Barbeque, Tavares, FL. Contact: Cheryl Fishel, 407-625-3818.

April 17-18 2015: Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash, Venice, FL. Contact: Don Fisher, 941-809-5232 or 941-485-0804.

May 1-2, 2015: 11th Annual Barnesville Battle of the Bones Festival, Barnesville, GA. Contact: T.J. Imberger/Marshall Hooks, 239-246-3118.

May 22-23, 2015: Smoke on the Water Barbecue Competition, Fort Myers, FL. Contact: Michael Gavia, 239-246-3118.

May 22-23, 2015: Central Florida’s BBQ Blowout, Oviedo, FL. Contact: Angela Iversen, 407-697-4077.

June 5-6, 2015: Historic Cocoa Village’s BBQ & Blues, Cocoa, FL. Contact: Emma Kirkpatrick, 321-863-0851.

June 18-20, 2015: Baddest BBQ on the Bone, Madeira Beach, FL. Contact: Alan McLeod, 727-543-3712.

Aug. 7-8, 2015: Smoke Under the Oaks BBQ Festival, Bainbridge, GA. 706-306-2595.

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

Sept. 11-12, 2015: First Responders Choo, Choos BBQ & Blues Fest, Spring Hill, FL. Contact: Bill Donati, 727-639-7639.

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

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

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

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


GBA

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

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 13-14, 2015: Walton Co. BBQ Festival, Monroe, GA. Contact: Jimmy Hogg, 770-713-2134 or Angela Yarman, 770-356-2055.

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: Bikes, Blues, & BBQ – Douglas BBQ Cook-off, Douglas, GA. Contact: Georgia Henderson, 912-383-0277 or email: ghenderson@cityofdouglas.com.

May 1-2, 2015: 3 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.

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


IBCA

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

Feb. 6-7, 2015: Rio Grande City 7th Annual Showdown Cook Off, Rio Grande City, TX. Contact: Marlene, 956-353-3010.

Feb. 6-7, 2015: STX Courage to Change Cook-Off, Mission, TX. Contact: Nadia, 956-460-2234 or email: nadia.pdap@gmail.com.

Feb. 6-7, 2015: BPOA Scholarship Fund Cook Off, Brownsville, TX. Contact: Kirk, 956-459-6891 or email: cop3651@aol.com.

Feb. 6-7, 2015: Chilly Chili & BBQ, Austin, TX. Contact: Casey, 512-576-1642.

Feb. 13-14, 2015: Buna Redbud Cook-Off, Buna, TX. Contact: Carolyn, 409-289-5832.

Feb. 20-21, 2015: Smokin on the Red, Bossier City, LA. Contact: Piper, 318-222-2855 or email: piper@leonsm.com.

Feb. 20-21, 2015: Aaron Vincent Juarez BBQ, LaFeria, TX. Contact: Charles, 956-245-4252 or email: chazvilla76@yahoo.com.

Feb. 20-21, 2015: Victoria Livestock Show BBQ, Victoria, TX. Contact: Heather, 361-212-3200 or email: hdm4641@yahoo.com.

Feb. 27-28, 2015: Good Bull BBQ Cook-Off, TX State Championship, Kurten, TX. Contact: Jenni, 979-450-2162 or email: jennib@century21bcs.com.

Feb. 27-28, 2015: Irving Elks Lodge, Irving, TX. Contact: John, 972-579-0005.

Feb. 27-28, 2015: Smokin’ on the Rio, TX State Champinship, Mercedes, TX. Contact: Chuck, 956-975-1254.

Feb. 27-28, 2015: Cureo Ragin’ Cajun Turkeyfest, Cuero, TX. Contact: Brenda, 361-243-6114.

March 6-7, 2015: 2nd Annual Holy Smoke Cook Off, Mission, TX. Contact: Gilbert, 956-522-2163.

March 6-7, 2015: Waxahachie K of C 8417, Ennis, TX. Contact: Dennis, 214-399-0081.

March 6-7, 2015: Republic of TX Independence, San Angelo, TX. Contact: John, 325-212-4085.

March 6-7, 2015: Smokin Pits for Paws, Kenedy, TX. Contact: Joe, 800-759-4249 or email: homewardbound99@yahoo.com.

March 6-7, 2015: 5th TTHA’s Bucks & BBQ, San Antonio, TX. Contact: Jennifer, 210-523-8500 or email: jenn@ttha.com.

March 6-7, 2015: Iola VFD BBQ, Iola, TX. Contact: Josh, 979-218-6939.

March 6-7, 2015: Kicaster Country Store Cook-Off, Adkins, TX. Contact: Roger Velez, 210-393-9463 or email: parovelez@aol.com.

March 6-7, 2015: Geronimo VFW Annual BBQ, Geronimo, TX. Contact: Bill Owen, 830-461-6411 or email: billo1tx@airmail.net.

March 6-7, 2015: Willis Point Riding Club BBQ, Willis Point, TX. Contact: Wayne, 214-354-4495.

March 13-14, 2015: Kaufman County Jr. Livestock BBQ Cook-Off, Kaufman, TX. Contact: Bill, 214-728-4522.

March 13-14, 2015: C of C Turnin’N Burnin BBQ, Pleasanton, TX. Contact: Wade, 830-570-3052 or email: mcbees@sbcglobal.net.

March 13-15, 2015: Rosenberg Masonic Lodge #881, Rosenberg, TX. Contact: Albert, 281-682-1692 or email: dbros2@sbcglobal.net.

March 14-15, 2015: TX Independence Celebration, San Benito, TX. Contact: Federico, 956-245-6980.

March 20-21, 2015: West Vol. Fire Dept. BBQ, West, TX. Contact: George, Jr., 254-709-7387. Website: www.westfireandrescue.com.

March 20-21, 2015: Refugio County Fair & Rodeo BBQ, Refugio, TX. Contact: Will Ramirez, 361-319-0061 or email: will@refugiocountyfair.com.

March 20-21, 2015: VFW Post 4692 Jimmy Joe Worden Memorial, Bryan, TX. Contact: Keith, 979-739-8641 or email: keyoungblood@suddenlink.net.

March 20-21, 2015: Lake Ray Roberts Elks 1st Annual BBQ, Sanger, TX. Contact: Barbara S., 940-595-6326 or email: bscheffler@rocketmail.com.

March 20-21, 2015: Clear Lake Elks Lodge #2322 BBQ, Kemah, TX. Contact: Jim Ott, 713-826-2199 or email: j.ott1@verizon.net.

March 27-28, 2015: Lometa Lions Club 6th Annual BBQ Cook Off, Lometa, TX. Contact: Carol, 903-450-3360.

March 27-28, 2015: Post 121 American Legion Riders Annual BBQ Cook Off & Car & Bike Show, Elm Mott, TX. Contact: Mike, 254-804-9635.

March 27-28, 2015: Alvin Music Festival & Cook Off, Alvin, TX. Contact: Patrick, 281-850-1577.

March 27-28, 2015: VFW Post 8315 BBQ, Schertz, TX. Contact: Mike Espinola, 210-872-8568 or email: vfw8315@aol.com.

March 27-28, 2015: HEB Pharr Plus Cook-Off, Pharr, TX. Contact: Lupe, 956-781-6121 or email: s6422m@heb.com.

March 27-28, 2015: 2nd Gruenau Hall BBQ, Yorktown, TX. Contact: Danny, 361-564-9513 or email: danny_metting@yahoo.com.

March 27-28, 2015: Christine VFD BBQ C/O & Team Roping, Christin, TX. Contact: Matthew, 830-570-9571 or email: jake741970@sbcglobal.net.

March 28-29, 2015: 7th Ft. Worth Cops 4 Kids, Dean, 817-999-9511 or email: fortworthcopsforkids@gmail.com.

April 3-4, 2015: LaVedera RV BBQ, Lamesa, TX. Contact: Adam, 806-239-5921.

April 3-4, 2015: Vick’s Easter Cook-Off, Mathis, TX. Contact: Stacey, 361-319-0335.

April 10-11, 2015: HubPhest, Pharr, TX. Contact: Iselda, 956-402-4004.

April 10-11, 2015: 25th Annual Roughneck Cook Off, Luling, TX. Contact: Trey, 830-875-3214.

April 10-11, 2015: Lil Earl’s Hometown Throwdown, Marshall, TX. Contact: Chris/Lori, 903-780-1733.

April 10-11, 2015: Brazos County Go Texan, Kurten, TX. Contact: Doug, 979-255-0083 or email: dweedon@yahoo.com.

April 10-11, 2015: Buffalo Springs BBQ, Lubbock, TX. FMI, 806-747-3353.

April 10-11, 2015: Irving Knights of Columbus BBQ, Irving, TX. Contact: Loren, 682-551-2238 or email: triplejbbq@yahoo.com.

April 17-18, 2015: Terrell Heritage Jubilee Barbecue Cook-Off, State Championship, Terrell, TX. Contact: Donna, 972-563-5703 or email: donna@terrelltexas.com. Website: www.terrelltexas.com.

April 17-18, 2015: Orange Grove VFD, Orange Grove, TX. Contact: Lynn, 361-756-9200.

April 17-18, 2015: West Shore VFD BBQ, Laguna Park, TX. Contact: Danny, 254-733-1261.

April 17-18, 2015: Bulls, Pulls & BBQ Cook-off, Marion, TX. Contact: Erica, 830-914-3735.

April 17-18, 2015: Haslet Wild West Fest BBQ Cook Off, Haslet, TX. Contact: Wyvonne, 817-223-8624 or email: wallingw@prodigy.net.

April 17-18, 2015: Harlingen’s Bravest Cook-Off, Harlingen, TX. Contact: Andy Carrell, 361-228-3434 or email: hfdbbq@gmail.com.

April 17-18, 2015: Rope for the Kids. Edna, TX. Contact: Eric, 361-874-4500 or email: eri@mirageindustrialgroup.com.

April 24-25, 2015: Colleyville Old Tyme Cook Off, Colleyville, TX. Contact: Kevin, 817-503-1264.

April 24-25, 2015: Texas Shoot Out, Andrews, TX. Contact: Jesse, 432-664-0138.

April 24-25, 2015: Kurten Annual Community BBQ, State Championship, Kurten, TX. Contact: Tim Fickey, 979-218-1162 or email: tfickey@yahoo.com.

April 24-25, 2015: BBQ & Wiener Dog Races, Buda, TX. Contact: Frankie, 512-971-0355.

April 24-25, 2015: 4th Wesley Ritchie Memorial BBQ, Victoria, TX. Contact: Monroe, 361-494-7387.

April 24-25, 2015: Texas Bar B Que Festival, Vidor, TX. Contact: Carolyn, 409-769-6339.

April 24-25, 2015: Wild Horse Desert Roundup, Bishop, TX. Contact: Butch, 361-438-0026.

April 24-25, 2015: Bexar County Jr. Livestock Show BBQ, San Antonio, TX. Contact: Roger, 210-416-2458 or email: beefmaster1@gmail.com.

April 24-25, 2015: Real Texas BBQ Cook-Off, Mesquite, TX. Contact: Bennye, 972-222-3314.

April 25-26, 2015: Freer Rattlesnake Cook-Off, Freer, TX. Contact: Sam, 361-701-1875.


KCBS

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

Jan. 9-10, 2015: National Western BBQ Throwdown, State Championship, Denver, CO. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

Jan. 16-18, 2015: 1st W.E.S.T. – Winter Extreme South Tyrol, Rein in Taufers. Contact: MiG Alpine Grill & BBQ, +39-349-4661115 or email: info@mig.bz.gutweniger@fgs.bz.it.

Jan. 30-31, 2015: Lakeland Pig Festival, State Championship, Lakeland, FL. Contact: Nick Nicholas, 863-669-6493 or email: info@lakelandpigfest.org.

Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 2015: Melbourne Barbecue Festival, Melbourne, Victoria. Contact: Margaret Vitale, +61418364594 or email: contact@melbournebarbecuefestival.com.au.

Feb. 6-7, 2015: Brasstown Valley’s BBQ Throwdown, State Championship, Young Harris, GA. Contact: Bobby Brumley, 706-379-4616 or email: bbrumley@brasstownvalley.com.

Feb. 13-14, 2015: Kansas Winter Q, State Championship, Great Bend, KS. Contact: Kent Romine, 620-793-2985 or email: kansaswinterq@gmail.com.

Feb. 21-22, 2015: Smokin’ Hot BBQ San Juan, Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR. Contact: Michael Compton, 787-319-9410 or email: mike@bbqpr.com.

Feb. 26-28, 2015: Shotgun Fred BBQ Showdown, Huntsville, TX. Contact: Ben Pruitt, 963-661-4204 or email: benatt41@aol.com.

Feb. 27-28, 2015: 6th Annual Lake Havasu Music Brews & BBQ Championship, State Championship, Lake Havasu City, AZ. Contact: Skip or Cheryl Ramsden, 927-208-2375 or email: info@musicbrewsbbq.com.

Feb. 27-28, 2015: Fire on Ice Barbecue World Championship (Competitor’s Series), Isle, MN. Contact: Tony Korthaus, 952-405-8495 or email: tony@quetopiabbq.com.

March 6-7, 2015: Smokin in the Square, State Championship, Pensacola, FL. Contact: Ivan Delabruere, 850-516-2622 or email: smokininthesquare@yahoo.com.

March 13-14, 2015: Don’t Be Cruel BBQ Duel, State Championship, Tupelo, MS. Contact: Bev Crossen, 662-372-2208 or Leslie Mart, 662-891-5379 or email: tupelobbq@gmail.com.

March 13-14, 2015: Flames on the Flint, State Championship,  Bainbridge, GA. Contact: Ronnie Godwin, 229-246-7900 or email: ronnie@godwinjewelers.com.

March 20-21, 2015: 4th Annual Santa Anita Winners’ Circle BBQ Championship, State Championship, Arcadia, CA. Contact: Ben Lobenstein, 415-683-0784 or email: ben@fireituepvents.com.

March 26-28, 2015: Florida Heritage BBQ Classic, Kissimmee, FL. Contact: Arlie Bragg, 615-477-7447 or email: arlie@arliequeevents.com.

March 27-28, 2015: Fire Ant Festival BBQ Bash, State Championship, Ashburn, GA. Contact: Gail Walls, 229-567-3436 or email: ggwall@windstream.net.

March 27-28, 2015: Firelake BBQ Cook Off, State Championship, Shawnee, OK. Contact: Jason Boyce, 405-878-4850 or email: Jason.boyce@potawatomi.org.

March 27-28, 2015: Havasu Landing CA, State Championship, Havasu Landing, CA. Contact: Thom Emery, email: thom@bbqthom.com.

March 27-28, 2015: Smokin’ Butts & Tires – RCA Cookoff & Car Show, State Championship, Conyers, GA. Contact: Dick Mulloy, 404-934-9728 or email: dmulloy7@gmail.com.



LSBS

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

Jan. 17-18, 2015: LSBS Cooker of the Year Awards BBQ Cook-Off, Burnet, TX.

Jan. 30-31, 2015: Old Schoolhouse Cook-Off, Red Rock, TX.

Feb. 6-7, 2015: American Legion BBQ Cook-Off, Round Rock, TX.

Feb. 6-7, 2015: Leakey, TX.

March 6-7, 2015: Cowboy Dancehall, San Antonio, TX.

March 13-14, 2015: Wild Hog Explosion, Bandera, TX.

March 15-16, 2015: MDA Backyard BBQ, Del Rio, TX.

March 20-21, 2015: Shelby County, Center, TX.

March 20-21, 2015: Texas State Tolbert Chili & LSBS BBQ, Lockhart, TX.

March 20-21, 2015: Pink Soles in Motion, Carrollton, TX.

March 20-21, 2015: Hill Country BBQ, Marble Falls, TX.

March 27-28, 2015: Rock the River Cook-Off, Houston, TX.

March 27-28, 2015: South 40 BBQ Cook-Off, Waco, TX.

April 10-11, 2015: Dell Diamond Blue Santa, Round Rock, TX.

April 24-25, 2015: Germanfest BBQ Cook-Off, Muenster, TX. Website: www.germanfest.net.

April 24-25, 2015: TAFR Charity Wild Game, Houston, TX.

April 24-25, 2015: VFW/LAX BBQ Cook-Off, Leander, TX.

May 1-2, 2015: Jim Bowie BBQ Cook-Off, Menard, TX.

May 1-2, 2015: Kim Lake Memorial for Kids, State Championship, Jefferson, TX.

May 1-2, 2015: Howdy Roo, State Championship, Marble Falls, TX.

May 22-23, 2015: Chili & BBQ, Spicewood, TX.

May 29-30, 2015: BBQ Boys Buyers Group Cook-Off, Round Rock, TX.

June 12-13, 2015: Kooper Kettle Cook-Off, Durant, OK.

June 12-13, 2015: Cow Camp Cook-Off, San Saba, TX.

June 19-20, 2015: Juneteenth Rhythm & Ribs Festival, Round Rock, TX.

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

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

July 31-Aug. 1, 2015: Circleville Store Cook-Off, Circleville, TX.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Oct. 16-17, 2015: MDA Chillin & Grillin, Waco, TX.

Nov. 13-14, 2015: Smokin on the Ranch, Bertram, TX.


MABA

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

April 10-11, 2015: Triple Threat BBQ, Beer and Music Festival, State Championship, Harrington, DE. Contact: Sandy Fulton, 302-398-3269 or email: sandy@thestatefair.net. Website: www.delaware.statefair.com.

April 10-11, 2015: Bib’s Camel City Cookoff (formerly Jammin’ Pig), Winston-Salem, NC. Contact: Mark Little, 336-665-7245 or email: mar_donlittle@gmail.com. Website: www.bibscamelcitycookoff.com.

April 24-25, 2015: BBQ Capital Cook-Off, State Championship, Lexington, NC. Contact: Rebekah McGee, 336-249-0383 or email: rebekah@uptownlexington.com. Website: www.uptownlexington.com.

May 1-2, 2015: Naptown baBAYq Contest, Annapolis, MD. Contact: Edward Kumian, 410-991-0611 or email: ekumian@comcast.net.

May 8-9, 2015: BBQ Jamboree, State Championship, Fredericksburg, VA. Contact: James Sharon, 540-840-1442 or email: james_sharon@verizon.net. Website: www.bbqjamboree.com.

May 15-16, 2015: Chesapeake Jubilee BBQ Cook-Off, State Championship, Chesapeake, VA. Contact: Dorothy Kowalsky, 757-482-4848 or email: director@chesapeakejubilee.org. Website: www.chesapeakejubilee.org.

May 23-24, 2015: Roc City Rib Fest, Rochester, NY. Contact: Brian Wemett, email: info@roccityribfest.com. Website: www.roccityribfest.com.

June 12-13, 2015: Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival, State Championship, Tryon, NC. Contact: Carolina Foothills Chamber of Commerce, 828-859-7427 or email: Christina@carolinafoothillschamber.com or Carl Wharton, 828-817-3691. Website: www.blueridgebbqfestival.com.

June 19-20, 2015: Peak City Pigfest, State Championship, Apex, NC. Contact: Graham Wilson, 919-362-7141 or email: gwilson@prstreet.com. Website: www.peackcitypigfest.com.

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

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

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

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

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

Sept. 18-19, 2015: Hogs & Hops Beer & BBQ Festival, State Championship, Dover, DE. Contact: Mark Hoffman, 302-382-9250 or email: mark@hogsandhopsdover.com. Website: www.hogsandhopsdover.com.

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


MBN

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

April 10-11, 2015: Atoka BBQ Fest, Nancy Lane Park, Atoka, TN. Contact: Brian Peel, 901-837-5306 or 785-213-1907 or email: bpeel@townofatoka.com.

April 24-25, 2015: Southaven Springfest, Snowden Grove Park, Southaven, MS. Contact: Krisi Faulkner, 662-393-6939 or 901-461-1791 or email: kfaulkner@southaven.org. Judge’s Contact: Jan & Buddy Harvey, 901-634-6099 or email: springfestjudges@gmail.com.

May 30, 2015: The Franklin Classic, Williamson County Ag Expo Park, Franklin, TN. Cnotact: Start Your Dreams in Corey Lea, 270-243-4129 or email: cowtownfoundation@gmail.com.

June 4-6, 2015: 43rd Annual Worlds Oldest BBQ Cooking Contest, Cobb Park, Covington, TN. Contact: Sandra McCalla & Linda Wilson, 904-476-6879 or 901-652-0555 or email: lwilson@coingtones.com or sandramccalla@comcast.com.

June 5-6, 2015: Delta Jubilee Smokin’ Hot BBQ, Clarksdale, MS. Contact: Sue Griffin, email: buckinghamsue@gmi.net.

June 13, 2015: Grillin’ on the River BBQ Competition/Warfield Riverfest, Warfield Point Park, Greenville, MS. Contact: Boris Brandon, 662-822-9904 or email: boris@warfieldriverfest.com. Judge’s Contact: Jimmy Brown, email: jimmy@dawkinsofficesupply.com.

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


MNBBQS

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

 


New England Barbeque Society

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

Jan. 10, 2015: NEBS Annual Meeting, Maynard Gun Club, Maynard, MA.


Texas Gulf Coast BBQ Cookers Association

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

Jan. 16-17, 2015: 28th Annual Hold’em & Hit’em Club BBQ Cookoff, TX State Championship, Houston Farm & Ranch Club, Houston, TX. Contact: Herschel Williams, 281-703-1329, or Robert Chambers, 203-314-2385.

Jan. 30-31, 2015: Humble Rodeo & BBQ Cookoff, Humble Civic Arena Parking Lot, Humble, TX. Contact: Jerri Monbaron, 281-641-8140.

Jan. 30-31, 2015: 1st Annual Bobby Blankenship Memorial BBQ Cookoff, Papa’s Ice House, Spring, TX. Contact: Jill Blankenship, 281-460-0139.

April 10-11, 2015: Neals Lodge, TX State Championship, Concan, TX. Contact: Cody, 830-232-6118 or 210-872-0301,

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

June 12-13, 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

 


SOUTHERN BARBECUE NETWORK

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

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


Steak Cookoff Association

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

March 7, 2015: Nashville Steak Cookoff, Music City Sheridan, Nashville, TN.

March 14, 2015: Camden Daffodil Championship Steak Cookoff, Camden, AR.

April 18, 2015: Big Tim Canterbury Memorial Steak Cookoff, North Texas Jellystone Park, Burleson, TX.

April 25, 2015: Cass County Championship Rodeo & Steak Cookoff, Linden, TX.

Sept. 26, 2015: Northwest Arkansas Steak Cookoff, Springdale, AR.


NON-SANCTIONED EVENTS

 



COOKING SCHOOLS

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

Jan. 23-24, 2015: Barbecue Live Competition Cooking School, KCBS class, Horn Lake, MS. Website: www.barbecuelive.com.

Jan. 24-25, 2015: Big Papa’s Country Kitchen Pro Cooking School, Naples, FL. Website: bigpapascountrykitchen.com.

Feb. 7, 2015: Carolina Outdoor Cooking BBQ School, Center for Advanced Technical Studies, Chapin, SC. Contact: Garland Hudgins, 803-360-4700 or email: garland@carolinaoutdoorcooking.com. Website: www.carolinaoutdoorcooking.com.

Feb. 7-8, 2015: Barbecue Live Competition Cooking School, MIM prep class w/whole hog 2 ways, Memphis, TN. Website: www.barbecuelive.com.

Feb. 15, 2015: Wiley’s BBQ Cooking Class, Wiley’s Championship BBQ, Savannah, GA. Contact: Janet, 912-201-3259 or email:  janet@wileyschampionshipbbq.com. Website: wileyschampionshipbbq.com.

March 21-22, 2015: Melissa Cookston’s Yazoo’s Delta Q Ultimate Cooking School, Hoffman Estates, IL. Email: yazoosdeltaq@yahoo.com. Website: www.yazoosdeltaq.com.

March 27-29, 2015: Jack’s Old South Cooking School, Unadilla, GA. Website: www.jacksoldsouth.com.


JUDGING SCHOOLS

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

Jan. 17, 2015: GBA Judge Training Class, Exchange Club Fairgrounds, Jackson, GA.

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

May 31, 2015: Horse Town Brew n Que Festival Certified BBQ Judging Class, Norco, CA.


MISCELLANEOUS SCHOOLS

TABLE CAPTAIN CLASSES

 

 


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