Participating Contests

All participating contests of the Georgia BBQ Championship are KCBS Sanctioned and have been proclaimed State Championship events by the Governor or State Legislature. Every effort has been made to ensure that GBC contests pursue the highest standards for barbecue competitions, so teams, judges and visitors to these events can enjoy a true Championship experience.

Please note: The GBC is not responsible for contest cancellations.

Current GBC Tour

Contest Name
Event Days
Brasstown Valley Resort BBQ ThrowdownYoung HarrisFeb
Sip & Swine BBQ FestivalLawrencevilleMar
Flames on the FlintBainbridgeMar
Brunswick BBQ Beach BashBrunswickApr
Barnesville BBQ & BluesBarnesvilleApr
BBQ Boogie & BluesCalhounApr
Boss Hog State Championship Cook-OffWaynesboroMay
Papa Joe's Banjo-B-QueEvansMay
Dillard Bluegrass & BBQ FestivalDillardAug
Pigs & Peaches BBQ FestivalKennesawAug
Rock'n RibvilleLawrencevilleSep
The Real Squeal BBQ & Music FestivalLyonsOct
Smokin Up the CampgroundCalhounDec