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    • February 23, 2018
    • February 24, 2018
    • 350 Pig Jig Blvd, Vienna, GA
    Registration is closed

    Judge Registration Opens Jan 13, 2018
    Rhonda Lamb Heath  
    229-268-8275

    Cook Team Application

    Lead Rep: Greg Sebastian; Assts: Danny Meadows, Laurie and Harry Faircloth; Score: Lois Sebastian;  Inspection: Dan Surles/Danny Smith 

    • March 02, 2018
    • March 03, 2018
    • Fullwood Park, Tifton, GA
    Registration is closed

    DOUBLE POINTS CONTEST

    Judge Registration Opens Jan 20, 2018          

    Tyrone Spearman/Angela Elder
    (229)386-0216 or (229)392-3376   

    Cook Team Application

    Lead Rep: Greg Hoyt: Assts: Greg Sebastian, Laurie Faircloth: Score: Lois Sebastian; Inspection: Dan Surles

     

    • March 23, 2018
    • March 24, 2018
    • Hudson Ave, Ashburn, GA
    Register

    Judge Registration Opens Feb 10, 2018

    Gail Walls (229) 567-3436
    (229) 567-1479  ggwalls@windstream.net

     Cook Team Application                            

    Lead Rep: Jim Sewell;  Assts: Greg Hoyt, Greg Sebastian;   Score: Lois Sebastian; Inspection: Dan Surles

     

    • April 06, 2018
    • April 07, 2018
    • 285 S. Wall Street, Cartersville, GA 30120
    Register

    DOUBLE POINTS CONTEST

    Judge Registration Opens Feb 24, 2018

    Gary Lamb 404-210-3025

     email

    Pro and Fun Cook Team Application

    Lead Rep: Greg Sebastian; Assts: Danny Meadows, Chuck East; Scorer: Lois Sebastian; Inspection: Chuck East

    • April 20, 2018
    • April 21, 2018
    • 151 Maple Street., Warner Robins, GA 31093
    Registration is closed

    Judge Registration Opens March 10, 2018

    Burl Jimmerson  478-954-2115

    email

    Cook Team Application

    Lead Rep: Harry Faircloth; Asst. Reps: Laurie Faircloth, Greg Sebastian; Scorer: Lois Sebastian; Inspection: Danny Smith

    • April 27, 2018
    • April 28, 2018
    • Etowah River Park 600 Brown Industrial Pkwy, Canton, GA
    Registration is closed

    Judge Registration Opens March 17, 2018

    Gary Lamb 404-210-3025

     email  Website

    Pro and Fun Cook Team Application

    Lead Rep: Greg Sebastian; Assts: Greg Hoyt, Ed Vesley; Score: Lois Sebastian; Inspection: Chuck East

    • May 04, 2018
    • May 05, 2018
    • Towns Bluff Park, Uvalda Landing Road, Hazlehurst, GA
    Registration is closed

    Judge Registration Opens March 24, 2018

    Jim Sewell (912)240-0106            townsbluffpark.com


    Cook Team Application

     Lead Rep: Harry Faircloth; Asst Rep: Laurie Faircloth, Greg Sebastian; Scoring: Lois Sebastian; Inspection: Dan Surles

     

    • May 04, 2018
    • May 05, 2018
    • 1000 Bay Ave., Columbus, GA
    Registration is closed

    Judge Registration Opens March 24, 2018 

    Stephanie Woodham(706) 681-3162

    Cook Team Application

    Lead Rep: Greg Hoyt; Asst Rep: Danny Meadows, TBA

     

    • July 14, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
    • 3640 Newcomb Road, Jacksonville, FL 32218
    • 50
    Register

    Training class for prospective GBA Judges.  We have a limit of 50 seats available for this class.  The fee for the class is $35 per person. We will not be accepting payments at the class. Due to limited seating, you must pay online when you register.  DEADLINE to register is July 11, 2018.

    You must be a GBA member BEFORE you can register for the class. If you are not already a GBA member, please go to www.bbqga.com & click on the Join the GBA link.

    In order to serve as a judge at a GBA sanctioned contest, you must first take this training class. Upon successful completion of the class, you are considered a Trained Judge.  You must judge at least two (2) contests within the next 12 months to become a Certified Judge and receive a Certified Judge Badge.

    • September 07, 2018
    • September 08, 2018
    • 440 Elton D. Brooks Blvd (Municipal Airport), Douglas, GA
    Registration is closed

    Judge Registration Opens July 28, 2018

    Georgia Henderson (912)383-0277
     bbqfest@cityofdouglas.com 
    www.cityofdouglas.com/bbqfest


    Lead Rep: Jim Sewell; Assts: TBA; Score: TBA; Inspection: TBA

     



    • September 21, 2018
    • September 22, 2018
    • E Broad Street, Downtown Griffin, GA
    Registration is closed

    Judge Registration Opens August 11, 2018

    Will Doss (770)228-4699
    email: will@eagleswaychurch.org



     Lead Rep: TBA

    • October 19, 2018
    • October 20, 2018
    • 127 East Hancock St Milledgeville, GA
    Registration is closed

    THE GBA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP 

    Judge Registration Opens Sept 8 2018

    Frank Pendergast (478) 414-4014


    Lead Rep: Greg Sebastian; Assts: TBA; Score: TBA; Inspection: TBA

    • November 16, 2018
    • November 17, 2018
    • 3640 Newcomb Road, Jacksonville, FL 32218
    Registration is closed

    Judge Registration Opens October 6, 2018

    David Haskett  (904) 838-7290

    email

     Cook Team Application

    Lead Rep: Danny Meadows; Asst: TBA

Past Contests

February 17, 2018 GBA Board of Directors Meeting
February 03, 2018 GBA Judge Training Class
January 20, 2018 GBA Judge Training Class
December 01, 2017 5th Annual Moultrie Moose Lodge #1158 BBQ Cook-off
November 10, 2017 Smokin Pork N Butts
October 20, 2017 Deep Roots Festival BBQ Contest
October 06, 2017 Cadence Fest
September 22, 2017 Doc Holiday BBQ Championship - Double Points Contest
September 08, 2017 South Georgia BBQ & Outdoor Festival
September 01, 2017 Smoking Up the Mountains
August 26, 2017 GBA Judge Training Class
August 05, 2017 4th Annual Team of the Year Banquet
July 29, 2017 GBA Board of Directors Meeting
June 24, 2017 Tailgate Fest sponsored by 92.9 The Game
May 19, 2017 10th Annual Smoke on the Water BBQ & Music Festival
May 12, 2017 Smoke on the Lake ~~~~ Cooking for Fun Division Only
May 05, 2017 Three Rivers BBQ Fest at Towns Bluff Park
April 28, 2017 BBQ & Brews Festival
March 31, 2017 BBQ & Brews Festival-Cartersville
March 24, 2017 Fire Ant Festival BBQ Bash
March 10, 2017 Walton Co. BBQ Festival
March 03, 2017 Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival
February 24, 2017 Dilly Dally in Dooly
February 11, 2017 GBA Judge Training Class
January 14, 2017 GBA Judge Training Class
December 02, 2016 4th Annual Moultrie Moose Lodge #1158 BBQ Cook-off
November 11, 2016 Smokin Pork N Butts
October 28, 2016 Johnson Co Wiggle & Twist
October 21, 2016 Deep Roots Festival BBQ Contest
September 23, 2016 Doc Holiday BBQ Championship
September 09, 2016 South Georgia BBQ & Outdoor Festival
September 02, 2016 Smoking Up the Mountains
August 06, 2016 3rd Annual Team of the Year Banquet
July 23, 2016 GBA Judge Training Class
June 11, 2016 Tailgate Fest sponsored by 92.9 The Game
May 27, 2016 2nd Annual White Oak Pastures BBQ Challenge
May 06, 2016 Smoke on the Lake ~~~~ Cooking for Fun Division Only
May 06, 2016 Three Rivers Festival at Towns Bluff Park - Double TOTY Points
April 29, 2016 BBQ & Brews Festival
April 22, 2016 2016 City Fest BBQ Cook-off Dallas, GA
April 15, 2016 Smokin Pork N Butts
April 01, 2016 Hawkinsville's Smokin' the Track
March 25, 2016 Fire Ant Festival BBQ Bash
March 11, 2016 Walton Co. BBQ Festival ~ Double TOTY Points
March 04, 2016 Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival
February 05, 2016 Jekyll Island BBQ Beach Bash
January 23, 2016 January 2016 GBA Judge Training Class
December 04, 2015 3rd Annual Moultrie Moose Lodge #1158 BBQ Cook-off
October 30, 2015 Johnson Co Wiggle & Twist
October 23, 2015 Deep Roots Festival BBQ Contest ~ The GBA State Championship Event
September 25, 2015 Doc Holiday BBQ Championship ~ Double TOTY Points
August 22, 2015 August 2015 GBA Judge Training Class
August 01, 2015 2nd Annual Team of the Year Banquet
July 03, 2015 Brookhaven BBQ Bash
May 22, 2015 Ft. Gaines 200 Presents 1st Annual White Oak Pastures BBQ Challenge
May 08, 2015 Smoke on the Lake ~~~~ Judge Registration opens March 28
May 01, 2015 3 Rivers BBQ Fest
April 17, 2015 Smokin Pork N Butts
April 10, 2015 Bikes Blues & BBQ - Douglas BBQ Cook-Off
April 03, 2015 Hawkinsville's Smokin' the Track
March 20, 2015 Durhamtown Spring Jam & BBQ Cook-off
March 13, 2015 Hitachi Walton Co. BBQ Festival
March 06, 2015 Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival
January 30, 2015 Jekyll Island BBQ Beach Bash
January 17, 2015 GBA Judge Training Class
December 05, 2014 Moultrie Moose Lodge #1158 BBQ Cook-off
November 21, 2014 Albany Quail Classic - BBQ Contest
October 24, 2014 Hawkinsville Harvest Fest Pigs & Produce
October 17, 2014 Deep Roots Festival BBQ Contest
October 10, 2014 South Cobb BBQ & Blues Festival
September 26, 2014 Doc Holiday BBQ Championship
September 19, 2014 Grande Creek Pig Jam
September 05, 2014 ComSouth Hambone Jam