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.

2016 GBC Tour

Contest Name
City
Event Days
Website
Brasstown Valley BBQ ThrowdownYoung HarrisFeb 5-6www.brasstownvalley.com
Sip & Swine BBQLawrencevilleMar 4-5www.sipandswine.com
Flames on the FlintBainbridgeMar 11-12www.flamesontheflint.com
BBQ Boogie & BluesCalhounApr 29-30www.bbqboogieblues.com
Boss Hog State Championship Cook-offWaynesboroMay 13-14www.bosshogcookoff.com
Papa Joe's Banjo-B-Que & Music FestivalEvansMay 27-28www.banjobque.com
Euharlee Covered Bridge QueEuharleeJun 3-4www.euharlee.com
Dillard Bluegrass & BBQ FestivalDillardAug 5-6www.dillardbbq.org
Classic City BBQ FestAthensAug 19-20www.classiccitybbqfest.com
Pigs & Peaches BBQ FestivalKennesawAug 26-27www.pigsandpeaches.com
Rock'n RibvilleLawrencevilleSep 16-17www.rocknribville.com
Smokin' Butts & TiresConyersSep 30-Oct 1www.smokinbuttsandtires.com
The Real Squeal BBQ and Music FestivalLyonsOct 7-8www.therealsqueal.com
Smoke-N-Thunder BBQ Classic (Stage 1)RomeOct 28-29www.wingsovernorthgeorgia.com
Smoke-N-Thunder BBQ Classic (Stage 2)RomeOct 29-30www.wingsovernorthgeorgia.com
Roarin' Lions Smokin' BBQ CompetitionWinderNov 4-5www.roarinlionssmokinbbq.com