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Competition BBQ Calendar

Here are a few of the biggest barbecue competitions and their scheduled dates and times.   The biggest three – Memphis in May, American Royal, and The Jack Daniels Invitational get special attention at the top of our list with links to your local and state organizations below.    Link to individual sites for more on becoming a BBQ judge for specific sanctioning organizations.

If you’d like to recommend an upcoming tournament just post it in the comments below or notify us via email at admin@barbecuetricks.com!

May  2011 –Memphis in May’s World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest is May 13-15, 2010  http://memphisinmay.org/bbq

June 2011 – Helen Ross McNabb Center of East TN.  will be hosting a5th Annual BBQ Bash in June. The information is as follows:  June 11, 2011 at  The Shed @ Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson & Buell, Maryville, TN  Benefiting the Helen Ross McNabb Center More Here

Aug Smokin’ Eagles International SEBBQ.com Competition

Septemer 30th 2010 – The American Royal Barbecue is the opening event of the American Royal and the season finale for the competitive circuit. Spreading over 20 acres in Kansas City’s historic Stockyards District, and with nearly 500 teams competing in four culinary contests, The Royal is the largest barbecue contest in the world. Combine this with a barbecue-related trade expo, this two-day food festival is truly the “World Series of Barbecue.”   http://www.americanroyal.com/Default.aspx?tabid=65

September – Labor Day Weekend (Sat and Sunday of the holiday weekend) BBQ and Bluegrass, BooneHall Plantation, SC  BooneHallPlantation.com

October 2010

Big BBQ Bash — Greenback, TN is Back for its 4th Consecutive Year Benefiting the Helen Ross McNabb Center.   The 2010 Big BBQ Bash is set for Oct 15 -16 at Maple Lane Farms, Greenback, TN. The event is AN amateur barbecue cook-off and fundraiser for the Helen Ross McNabb Center, CREATED by the Leadership Blount Class of 2007.    To register an amateur BBQ team or for sponsorship and vendor information, please visit the official event website, www.blountbbqbash.com.

Prepare to Be Judged

The Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational BBQ is an international event like no other. Taking place in the tiny town of Lynchburg Tennessee (population 400, plus or minus), the event draws 35 BBQ teams and BBQ judges from around the world to compete for the US$15,000 in prizes.  http://www.lynchburgtn.com/Events/BBQ.html


Arizona Barbecue Association (ABA) www.azbbqa.com

California Barbecue Association (CBA) www.cbbqa.com

Florida Barbecue Association (FBA) www.flbbq.org

Greater Houston Barbecue Society (GHBBQS) www.angelfire.com/tx/ghbbqs

The Greater Omaha Barbecue Society (GOBS) www.gobs.org

International Barbecue Cookers Association (IBCA) www.ibcabbq.org

The Iowa Barbecue Society (IABBQ) www.iabbq.org/modules.php

Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS) www.kcbs.us

Lone Star Barbecue Association (LSBA) www.lonestarbarbecue.com

Memphis in May (MIM) www.memphisinmay.org

Mid-Atlantic Barbecue Society (MABBQA) www.mabbqa.com/index.html

Mosquito County (FL) BBQ Society (MCBBQ) www.mcbbq.com

National BBQ Festival  www.nationalbbqfestival.com

New England Barbecue Association (NEBA) www.nebs.org

Pacific Northwest Barbecue Association (PNWBA) www.pnwba.com

Southern Barbecue Network (SBBQN) www.sbbqn.com

South Carolina BBQ Association (SCBA)http://www.scbarbeque.com/events.html

Texas Gulf Coast BBQ Cookers Association (TGCBCA) www.tgcbca.org

World Barbecue Association (WBA) www.wbqa.com

Remember to post your cookoff with a comment below and we’ll add it to the list.

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Bill West a BBQ enthusiast and Country Music aficionado in Charleston, SC. You can follow him: http://twitter.com/BarbecueTricks http://www.youtube.com/user/BarbecueTricks

7 Responses to “Competition BBQ Calendar”

  1. Our event is the only qualifier in the N/E for the http://www.nationalbbqfestival.com
    Our event is Aug.13-15 2010
    Please post, Thanks Karen n honcho

  2. Thanks for the blog article.Really looking forward to read more. Awesome.

  3. admin says:

    Posted the national… is there a link and location for the qualifying event? Love to put it up
    Thanks

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