Team Unknown Tops Oviedo BBQ Blowout for Second Year in a Row

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By Audrey Evans Editor & Publisher MAY 23-24, 2014 OVIEDO, FLORIDA – Nearly 60 pro teams and 14 backyard teams showed up to compete in Central Florida’s BBQ Blowout in Oviedo, Florida. This second year contest was once again a blowout not to miss. This contest, sanctioned by the Florida BBQ Association had a great showing from teams vying for points positions within the association. Team Read the full article…

Athens Classic City BBQ Accepting Applications

ATHENS, GA. – The Classic City BBQ Festival is now taking applications for food vendors, Tailgate Tradeshow exhibitors and various cooking competitions. The second annual Classic City BBQ Festival heats up Aug. 15-16 at The Classic Center in downtown Athens. The familyfriendly festival, which last year attracted more than 4,000 people, will feature barbecue contests, local barbecue restaurant vendors, an outdoor music stage, classic car show Read the full article…

Taking your Seasonings One More Step Towards the Future

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By Robert Simon RJM Products Company Chef of the Future Seasonings How Chef of the Future came to be. It should be so easy! A love of cooking started at an early age, around 14 or 15. I enjoyed watching Graham Kerr, The Galloping Gourmet on TV. He was a Culinary Genius and a great inspiration. By the time I Read the full article…

Victory Lane and Moonlight Smokers Rule at 34th annual Southaven Springfest

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By Skip Sawyer APRIL 26, 2014 – Victory Lane took home the Grand Championship; their 3rd straight MBN sanctioned contest win in the Pro division. Moonlight Smokers* took Grand in the Challenger division; their 2nd straight MBN contests win. Victory Lane won with their Shoulder entry while Moonlight Smokers were carried to the top with their Ribs. In both the Pro and Challenger Read the full article…

Smokin’ 42 Dominates at Smoke on the Lake

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By Jim Sewell, Contributing Writer ACWORTH, GA • MAY 10,2014 The “Black Train” made the long trip from Tifton to Acworth worthwhile by dominating the field at Smoke on the Lake at Cauble Park on Lake Acworth. The team turned the GBA “hat trick” by making fi nals in all three categories. They capped off Read the full article…

2014 World BBQ Championship Memphis in May

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The Memphis in May International Festival put on the 2014 World BBQ Championship Memphis in May this weekend in Tom Lee Park Downtown Memphis, Tn. Over 200 competition bbq teams filled the park with friends, fun, and BBQ bringing in over 50,000 people to the park to watch the on-site Memphis BBQ Style judging to Read the full article…

Smokin’ 42 Fe el s Grand Ag ain

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By Jim Sewell Georgia Barbecue Association - MARCH 21, 2014 UNION POINT, GA -The “Black Train” from Tifton, GA is on a serious roll in the Georgia Barbecue Association. Fresh off a Grand Championship earlier this month in their hometown contest, Smokin’ 42 BBQ made it two Grands in a row with a win at the Durhamtown Moonshiners BBQ Festival in Union Point, Read the full article…

Checkered Pig Takes First Flames on the Flint

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By Jan Jeup-Wilson Contributing Writer – BBQ Times March 15, 2014 – BAINBRIDGE, GA – The Chamber of Commerce in Bainbridge, GA hosted the 1st annual Flames on the Flint KCBS sanctioned barbeque contest. 43 teams from AL, FL, GA, LA, MD, NC, NJ, NY, OK, SC, TN and VA were all vying for the chance at a piece of Read the full article…

Smokin’ 42 BBQ Takes Grand at Smokin’ Pork N Butts

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By Jim Sewell GBA Vice- President It was cold and wet weekend in Jackson & Butts County, GA, but even the weather could not douse the hot streak that Smokin’ 42 BBQ has been on. The team in black from Tifton, GA, captured their 4th Grand Championship of the 2013-204 GBA season. Once again, it was Pork Loin that gave Pitmaster Chad Read the full article…

Make BBQ’ing a breeze this summer with BBQ Guru’s newest accessory.

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BBQ Guru’s PartyQ, world’s first and only AA battery-operated BBQ temperature-control device helps make moist, juicy and tender barbeque every time, without the hassle. WARMINSTER, PA (June 4, 2014) – With barbeque season heating up for the summer, BBQ Guru is pleased to announce the launch of the PartyQ, the world’s first and only battery-operated, high-tech BBQ temperature-control device on the market. Click here Read the full article…

Big Bob Gibson’s BBQ Wins Memphis with Shoulder

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If you’ve never been to Memphis in May, it needs to be the top of your BBQ Bucket List. I am pretty sure I have heard it referred to as the BBQ Mecca of the World in some instances. It is no doubt, one of the largest BBQ competitions in the world; it is the Read the full article…

Bethel Smokers Wins In Hazelhurst GBA

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A strong field of GBA Pitmasters headed to Jeff Davis County on May 2-3 to compete in the 3 Rivers BBQ Fest. The contest was sponsored by the Hazlehurst-Jeff Davis Co. Board of Tourism. Eight of the top ten teams in the association’s 2013-2014 Team of the Year points race were on hand to compete. Read the full article…

Bubba Grills wins Bikes, Blue s & BBQ

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By Jim Sewell, GA . BBQ Assoc. MARCH 29, 2014 - DOUGLAS, GA – The Georgia Barbecue Association brought competition BBQ back to Douglas, GA for the Bikes, Blues & BBQ Festival held at Douglas Gene Chambers Municipal Airport. Twenty-seven teams persevered though heavy rains and a late night wind storm to produce championship BBQ. The GBA  judges really had their work cut out for them as the close scoring indicated Read the full article…

Thomaston Smoke on the Water Amazing Hit Once Again

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By Audrey Evans, Editor & Publisher THOMASTON, GEORGIA –  The Smoke on the Water BBQ & Blues Festival in Thomaston, Georgia is a competition complete with something for everyone. The BBQ lover to the competition team to the kids and the music lover. There is something for everyone to do. Bobby Bickley and his crew put on a top notch event year after year never Read the full article…

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